On Saturday June 20th, 2015 The Kingsbridge Road Merchants Association in conjunction with Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc. (MAS) will present the 4th Annual Unity in The Community Festival from12:00pm-6:00pm. This year’s Festival will take place on Reservoir Avenue between W. Kingsbridge Road and W. 195th Street in front of the Armory – future home of the National Ice Skating Center. The Kingsbridge Road Merchants Association, in conjunction with Councilman Fernando Cabrera’s office, Food Bank of NY and United Federation of Teachers will be hosting this exciting, free, community event.
The Unity in the Community Festival will feature merchants, vendors, kid’s activities, health screenings, car show, free gifts and giveaways, lots of food, and live music and entertainment, showcasing NYC’s most popular and up & coming artists, from Salsa to Hip-Hop and everything in between! This year’s event will be hosted by El Padrino from X96.3 radio station for Música Urbana y Mucho Más, Roman Suarez, and Latin sensation Anayka! Performances to hit the stage include but are not limited to: La Makinaria Del Swing, Jiory Merengue, Fernan the Voizz, Los Hermanos Rodriguez, Julian Vasquez and his orchestra, and more. Furthermore, the Kingsbridge Merchant Association has partnered with the International School for Liberal Arts through our new Adopt-A-Class program, launching internship opportunities, volunteer hours, and various resources which are geared towards empowering our student population.