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A celebration of fathers in St. Albans

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Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:30 am

Roy Wilkins Park recently hosted the seventh annual Fathers and Children’s Picnic, an event co-sponsored by the Real Dads Network; Assemblyman Bill Scarborough, center ,in black; Forestdale, a Forest Hills family services organization; and the Open Society Foundations Campaign for Male Achievement.

Dads and their children enjoyed hot dogs and hamburgers fresh from the grill; chicken, pizza and ribs from City Rib of Jamaica; and a variety of arts, crafts and games provided by the Queens Division of the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation.

There were also rides, live music and performances by magician Wayne Superious and comedian-ventriloquist Docta Gel.

Others in attendance included Assemblywoman Vivian Cook; Councilmember Daneek Miller; former Deputy Borough President Leroy Comrie, and Derek Phillips and Keith Honeywell of the Real Dads Network.

Welcome to the discussion.