Benefit Concert

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Corona Cares for the Rockaways Music Festival: A Benefit Concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Join Council Member Julissa Ferreras and Queens Museum of Art for an afternoon to enjoy art and culture and donate materials to benefit our fellow New Yorkers in the Rockaways neighborhood of Queens.

Saturday, November 10, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Corona Plaza: Roosevelt Ave, between 103 & 104 St.

Come enjoy a cultural festival in CoronaPlaza and learn how you can get involved in helping people in the Rockaways, which has been devastated by Hurricane Sandy. There will be a donation checkpoint at CoronaPlaza and the Council Member’s office will deliver the donations to the Rockaways. There will be music, performances, and activities for children!

Ceremony by: 

Danza de Mexico Tenochtitlan Kalpulli Tletl papalotzin

Performances by:

DJ Pampa (aka DJ Sol Aramendi)
Bomba Yo (afro-Puerto Rican music/dance)
Corona Youth Music Project (drum jam)
The LAHM Stompers (jazz band)
Karlis (soloist-singer)
Pakarina Humbracuna (dance)
Mosaicos del Peru (dance)
Caporales Universidad de San Simon (dance)
Ecuador Sumagllacta (dance)

Activities:

The Uni (mobile library)
Jason Gaspar (HerbGardenfor Action)
Lia Zuvilivia (children’s art workshop)
Barrie Cline (urban planning for kids)
Seth Aylmer (sculpture workshop)

Your generosity is greatly appreciated, but please focus your donations on the items that people most need. For more information or if you are interested in volunteering with relief efforts, please call 718-651-1917.