The 31st Annual Flatbush Frolic

September 10, 2008 9:10:56 AM PDT
Downhome NYC street festival 'Flatbush Frolic' celebrates 31st year with performances by dirty sock funtime band, Carlos Jimenez, Demander, Liquid Horn, Deedle Deedle Dees, Tah Phrum Duh Bush, Jeanine Truly, Casym Steel Orchestra SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2008, 11 AM TO 6 PMThe Flatbush Development Corporation is proud to announce that the THIRTY FIRST ANNUAL FLATBUSH FROLIC neighborhood street fair is set to take place on Sunday, September 14, 2008 in Victorian Flatbush on Cortelyou Rd. between Coney Island and Ocean Avenues, from 11am to 6pm, rain or shine.

This year's FROLIC theme is "Flatbush United Nation AKA F.U.N.: From Many Places, Many Shining Faces." The Cortelyou Road farmer's market, a chili-cook-off, bake-a-rama, arts & crafts shows, environmental showcase, and Sports Challenge with Martial Arts, Gymnastics and Basketball Tournament will be just some of the attractions showing the diversity back of this stretch of former farmland in Brooklyn.

"We want to celebrate with great local artists and music acts from the heart of Brooklyn, and capture the spirit of the community unity, with participants who've come from all over the world but who've chosen to live work and play here in Flatbush," said Mannix Gordon, FDC's director of economic development, who's organizing the event.