Sen. Parker to host 16th Annual Harvest Fest

Senator Kevin Parker with residents of his 21st Senatorial District, Brooklyn, during a past Harvest Fest Backpack giveaway.
Photo by Tangerine Clarke

Saturday, Aug.21, is expected to be a day of enjoyment, thanks to Senator Kevin S. Parker, who will celebrate his 16th Annual Harvest Fest, to welcome the fall season, and back-to-school celebration, Brooklyn Style, after the event was scaled down last year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Sen. Parker, who will start the event from noon at the Paerdegat Park, East 40th Street, Brooklyn (Farragut Road & Albany Avenue), has partnered with Sesame Flyers International, Inc., Target, DSW, Brooklyn Kappa League, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Delta Rho Omega Chapter, and others, for a day of entertainment and edutainment.

Representing the diverse 21st Senate District in Brooklyn, which encompasses Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, Midwood, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Windsor Terrace and Park Slope, Sen. Parker, a lifelong Brooklyn resident, who has been a Flatbush resident for more than 31 years, will deliver the back-to-school supplies and interact with families, during the five-hour giveaway festival.

The first come, first serve, day of fitness activities, children’s activities, music, youth programs information, cultural arts performances, raffles and much more, is free and open to the public, while mask and social distancing rules apply.

Sen. Parker’s District Office could be contacted at 718-629-6401 for further information.

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