By COLlive reporter
Unity in the community.
A full crowd filled Brower Park, near the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, for the annual #OneCrownHeights family day of fun and activities on Sunday.
With a lively performance by the Original Uncle Moishy, sponsored by the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council, there was educational entertainment for participating children.
Parents were seen taking their children to watch the stilt walkers, create arts and crafts, play in soccer tournaments, and enjoy either the kosher ice cream truck and or the kosher meat sold by the Wandering Que Kosher smokehouse.
Also present were the Free Colgate Bright Smiles Dental Van, NYC Parks Play Mobile, FDNY Smoke House and the Brooklyn Public Library Book Mobile.
Addressing the crowd were NYC Council Members Laurie Cumbo, Mathieu Eugene, Alicka Ampry-Samuel, Robert Cornegy, and Chaim Deutsch, State Senator Zellnor Myrie, Eli Slavin representing Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, community activist and co-Founder of the Jewish Children’s Museum Devorah Halberstam, event coordinators Arna Lipkind from the office of NYC Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo and Margaret Walton from Brooklyn Children’s Museum.
The emcee was Errol Louis, host of NY1 Inside City Hall. Also participating were City Council Member Kalman Yeger, the newly appointed director of NYC office for the prevention of hate crimes Deborah Lauter, and representatives of the ADL and AJC organizations.