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Posted on: July 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] PIC*NIC Party in the Park Thursdays in July and August

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Beginning Thursday July 14, New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) and the New Rochelle Public Library, (NRPL) have planned healthy summer fun on four (4) Thursday evenings in July and August.  

PIC*NIC Party in the Park—at Library Green’s Ruby Dee Park—will combine family-friendly entertainment with easy take-out dinners from many of New Ro Downtown favorite Restaurants. 

Beginning Thursday July 14 at 6pm and going every other week through Thursday August 25, You will be able to order PIC*NIC dinner for the kids and adults at, then take your custom pre-packaged meals over to Library Green’s Ruby Dee Park for the evening’s entertainment.

The New Rochelle Downtown PIC*NIC Menus are from an amazing variety of international cuisines—Chinese, Colombian, Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Peruvian, Colombian, American and more. You can have Mexican Tacos or Peruvian Chicken one evening, then the following week get Japanese Bento Boxes, Korean BBQ Wings or personal Pizzas. All are specially priced and portable!

New Rochelle Downtown Restaurants creating “PIC*NIC Party in the Park meals include: 

  • Colombian House
  • Hibachi Express
  • Korean BBQ and Grill
  • Little Mexican Café
  • Magno’s Grill
  • Modern22
  • New Golden Wok
  • Olibar
  • And more

Featured entertainment at 6pm includes:

  • July 14              City Winds Trio  
  • July 28              Evan the Magician
  • August 11         Pretzelstein
  • August 25         Fiesta with Flor

"We're excited to collaborate with the NRBID to bring these fun, interactive, family-friendly performances to the community", said Tom Geoffino, Director, New Rochelle Public Library. "Thanks to generous support from the Friends of The New Rochelle Public Library, we are able to provide this and so many other programs at both the Main and Huguenot Children's Library to keep children engaged all summer. Please stop in and enjoy all the great programs we've planned for you", said Geoffino. 

“We know everyone is really ready to enjoy summer this year and we are making it easy to do that--with PIC*NIC Meals from our fav New Ro Downtown Restaurants and fun entertainment for children, their friends and families,” said Karel Littman, Executive Director, New Rochelle Downtown BID. “New Rochelle Downtown is the right place to get a fun weekday break this summer."

Partner sponsors for PIC*NIC Party in the Park in New Rochelle Downtown include the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (NRBID) New Rochelle Public Library (NRPL), Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library and the  New Rochelle Parks and Recreation.

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