Queens Gazette

CALDC Kids ‘Summer Fun’ Starts July 7

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) 2010 Summer Fun Children’s Series opens July 7 with Tuesday morning performances at Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue and 30th Street and Wednesday morning performances at the Dutch Kills Playground, 36th Avenue and Crescent Street. Music of the Earth is the first event, July 7 at the Dutch Kills Playground.

Music of the Earth takes listeners on an exotic and mysterious journey of sound and spirit from around the world exploring how and why sound is used and how it connects to world cultures.

The Summer Fun Children’s Series provides entertainment featuring artists specializing in children’s performances in the fields of music, storytelling and theater. All performances start at 10:30 a.m.
Athens Square Park

July 13, Little Red Riding Hood
July 20, African Rhythm Tap
July 27, This Land is Your Land
August 3, Musical Magic Carpet Ride
Dutch Kills Playground

July 14, Little Red Riding Hood
July 21, African Rhythm Tap
July 28, This Land is Your Land

The series is made possible in part with funds provided by Councilmembers Peter Vallone Jr. and James Van Bramer through a grant from the New York City Department of Youth & Community Development, The Dutch Kills Civic Association and in part by public funds from the Department of Cultural Affairs.

For more information or directions, call 718-728-7820 or go to www.centralastoria.org.

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