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First Annual Essex County Celebration of the Drum
The Sound of the Drum Beats in US ALL
In pursuit of Unity in New Jersey, and in Respect for our varied origins and heritages, we invite you to join us for a day of Drumming and Celebration! If you or your heritage ride on the rhythm of a drum please bring your energy and spirit and show everyone what it means to you.
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We look forward to seeing everyone there!
If you are interested in performing at our event, please contact Christopher Jackson. Please call or text him.
Location:Branch Brook Park at the Prudential Lions Concert Grove
Near the Light Rail by Park Ave & 4th Street Entrance
Location: (The event will be held at BRANCH BROOK PARK at the Prudential Lions Concert Grove. The Entrance is on PARK AVE & 4th STREET (NEAR Newark ligh rail).
Directions to the Park:
Take NJ Transit or PATH Trains to Newark Penn Station. Board the Newark Light Rail toward either Branch Brook Park or Grove Street. For the Southern and Middle Divisions, exit at Park Avenue. Exit at Bloomfield Avenue to reach the Northern and Middle Divisions; the Northern Division is also accessible from the Davenport Avenue stop. The Branch Brook Park stop provides access to the Extension.
A variety of bus routes provides services to Branch Brook Park. These include NJ Transit's bus lines #11. #27, #28, #29, #41, #72, #74, #90, #92, #93, #99 and #108. For schedule information, call 1-800-772-2222 or visit www.njtransit.com.
Nearly two miles long and, on the average, one-quarter mile wide, there are multiple entrances for cars. The following directions all lead to the same central location near where Bloomfield Avenue crosses the park.
From the Garden State Parkway
Take Exit 148 toward Bloomfield Avenue. From the south, at the end of the ramp, turn right at light onto Bloomfield Avenue. From the north, turn left at the light at the end of the ramp, then right at the second light; at the first light, turn left onto Bloomfield Avenue. After 2.1 miles, turn left onto Lake Street. Take first left into the park. For the Middle and Southern Divisions, turn left onto the Park Drive; for the Northern Division and Extension, turn right.
From the NJ Turnpike
Take Exit 15W (I-280) toward Newark/The Oranges. Proceed on I-280 to Exit 14B toward M L King Boulevard. At end of ramp, turn left onto State Street. Take first right onto M L King Boulevard. After 0.4 miles, take slight left onto Bloomfield Avenue. After 0.6 miles, turn right onto Lake Street. Take first left into the park. For the Middle and Southern Divisions, turn left onto the Park Drive; for the Northern Division and Extension, turn right.
|Where||115 Clifton Ave, Newark, NJ 07104 (The EVENT is not held at the above address. It is held at Brook Branch Park at the Prudential Lions Concert Grove.)|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||11:00 am–4:00 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Everyone, Kids, Teens, Families, Seniors|