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Somers' Reis Park Getting Party For 50th Birthday

Somers' Reis Park is turning 50.
Somers' Reis Park is turning 50. Photo Credit: Katherine Pacchiana/File Photo

SOMERS, N.Y. -- A celebration will be held in late April to mark the 50th birthday of Reis Park, the Somers Library, which is located in the park, announced.

The park, named after Carolyn Wright Reis, was established in 1967.

The party will be on Saturday, April 29 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be an array of attractions at the birthday bash, according to the library.

"There will plenty of activities for all: storytelling with Jonathan Kruk, local authors, tour of Wright Reis Homestead & special exhibits, old fashioned games, music concert, a children’s Story Walk, face painting, arts & crafts, and more."

Support for the birthday celebration, the library notes, came from the Somers Historical Society and from a Westchester Library System mini-grant program. Donors to the program, the library added, include Con Edison and Entergy.

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