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  • Karen Edmond

Big Fun In The Sun Was Happening At The Annual Red Bank Community Block Party 2021!



This year's Annual Red Bank Community Block Party was a blast! Block party was held on August 14, 2021, on Drs James Parker Blvd in Red Bank, NJ. Local community members and visitors enjoyed delicious fried fish, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, fried & jerk chicken, plus so much more.


Community members danced in the street to music performed by

  • "Valerie Adams & The Dimension Band,"

  • Soul singer "Goldie."

  • "The Funky OG's Band" plus

  • DJ's "Black Ivory" & "DJ Ice"



Musicians sang songs that resonated with the community, like:

  • "I Can Understand It! - By Bobby Womack,"

  • "Clean up Woman - By Betty Wright,"

  • "Float On - By The Floaters," and so much more.


Community vendors were friendly plus provided information or products such as

  • "Scents by Scentsational Favors" perfumes

  • Identity theft prevention information

  • "Socially Suite Event Showroom & Social Studio Throne Chairs & more rentals"

  • Free Covid 19 Vaccination sign up sheet.

  • Homemade sugar scrubs

  • Complimentary fresh fruits and vegetables and

  • "Bear Hugs & Books & Smiles Too," enrichment material.


Community members enjoyed meeting and greeting old friends from the past and shared how much the community has changed since they were children. The Annual Red Bank Community Block Party is sponsored by the Celestial Lodge 36 F & AM, located on Drs Parker Blvd Red Bank, NJ. Mark your calendars for upcoming events & fish fry's provided by one of the oldest Black organized Masonic Lodges in NJ, The Celestial Lodge 36 F & AM.


Thanks for reading and please enjoy Enjoy Jimmy Stewart's rendition of "Summer Time" from Porgy & Bess. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDLDl0_pt_k





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