2017-11-08 / Front Page

UCCA’s Annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party


Children dancing at the event of the season, the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party. 
Photo Melissa Mennona Children dancing at the event of the season, the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party. Photo Melissa Mennona The United Community Civic Association held their famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party on Tuesday, October 31, at Central Restaurant/Lounge (20-30 Steinway Street in Astoria). The event was a smashing success. Little goblins, ghouls, gremlins, ghosts, ogres, superheroes, monsters, and grownups dressed in costumes and enjoyed the fun, food, dancing, singing, entertainment all free. UCCA President Rose Marie Poveromo said, “We were so very pleased that so many children and their parents enjoyed a fun-filled and safe evening at the United Community Civic Association’s annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party.”

Over 600 attendees enjoyed the evening’s activities.

Poveromo added, “Many thanks to our many donors and Nick Neocleous of Central Restaurant/Lounge. We are thrilled that this annual event is enjoyed by so many in our community.”


Children were enchanted by the happy clown, seen here making balloon animals at the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party. A face painter chooses her palette for a young guest at the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party. Having a blast at the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party are NYC Council Member Costa Constantinides, NYS Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) President Rose Marie Poveromo, Captain Osvaldo Nunez, newly appointed Commanding Officer of the 114th Precinct (back), and CB 1 District Manager Florence Koulouris. Children were enchanted by the happy clown, seen here making balloon animals at the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party. A face painter chooses her palette for a young guest at the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party. Having a blast at the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) famous annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party are NYC Council Member Costa Constantinides, NYS Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) President Rose Marie Poveromo, Captain Osvaldo Nunez, newly appointed Commanding Officer of the 114th Precinct (back), and CB 1 District Manager Florence Koulouris. —Tony Barsamian




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