Friday, July 10, 2015

NPCA ~ July 10, 2105

Concert This Weekend
For over a decade these free, family-friendly concerts have drawn hundreds of people to the beautiful Bird Park setting for picnics, dancing, and enjoying the music of local talent. 
Join us from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Bird Park (Upas St @ 28th Street in North Park) this Saturday. Please no alcohol, glass, grills, or unleashed dogs. See you at Bird Park!
Did you know that one Bird Park Summer Concert Series costs the North Park Community Association between $19,000 and $20,000 to produce?  All funding has to be privately raised and you can help.
To make a tax deductible donation or become an NPCA Member online please visit:
Danny and the Tramp (DNT)
July 11th 2015, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Music Type: Rock
Band Website

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