FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2016

Third Annual Upper Landing Park Community Day Celebration Saturday August 6 - 11am-4pm! FREE!

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—The Bardavon in association with the Dyson Foundation will present the third Upper Landing Park Community Celebration on Saturday, August 6th.
The free public event will be held from 11 am until 4 p.m. and will be held rain or shine.

The Upper Landing Park Community Celebration will feature a rich array of family-friendly entertainment and activities including the always popular Sonando salsa band, the Mexican music and dance of Jarana Beat, Arm of the Sea Theater, POOK (Percussion Orchestra of Kingston), Bindlestiff Family Circus, Kim & Reggie Harris and more.

There will be many children’s activities including Two by Two Petting Zoo, and lots of affordable food options.

Because there is limited parking along Water Street in the City of Poughkeepsie and no dedicated parking at the Upper Landing Park, those wishing to attend are encouraged to walk to the event from nearby neighborhoods or utilize public transit options. Free parking will be available at the Metro North and Waryas Park parking lots.

In addition to serving as a pleasant, free public park located along Water Street to the north of the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, Upper Landing Park also provides access to The Walkway’s new waterfront elevator. Upper Landing Park is located at 83 North Water Street in Poughkeepsie.

For more information regarding the Upper Landing Park Community Day Celebration, see schedule below or visit: www.upperlanding.org. or www.bardavon.org



UPPER LANDING COMMUNITY CELBRATION SCHEDULE


A stage

11AM Jarana Beat (Mexican Music & Dance)

12PM Paris the Hip Hop Juggler

1PM (POOK) Percussion Orchestra of Kingston/ Energy Dance Company

1:45PM Miss 360 Hula Hoop &
Allison Bendy-Contortionist &
Paris the Hip Hop Juggler

B stage

11:30AM- Arm of the Theatre’s
City that Drinks the Mountain Sky

12:15PM Kim & Reggie Harris

1:30PM Jarana Beat


2:30PM Soñando Salsa Band

Plus: Stilt-walkers, Unicyclists, Roaming Jugglers & Contortionists, Imagination Playground, Clearwater Invasive Species display and Two by Two Petting Zoo.


Food vendors: Kosiner Brothers Hot Dogs, La Azteca, Chilly Willy, Ma and Pa Kettle Corn


7 PM – FREE Movies Under the Walkway- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day! w/ pre- show rock concert with The Costellos

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