Children and their families took back their park from unsavory individuals
Take Back Your Park At Bufano Park
(l-r) Take Back Your Park organizers Maria Rosario and Sonia Colon-Guilfuchi with her son Dante and her husband Danny celebrated togetherness at Bufano Park.
Matt Cruz (l), Community Board 10 district manager and Bob Bieder, 45th Precinct Community Council president met Sonia Colon-Guilfuchi, Survivor I Am founder, at the celebration.
(l-r) Assemblyman Michael Benedetto; George Luis Acevedo, ACE Promotions and Consultants president and Sonia Colon-Guilfuchi enjoyed a nice Sunday afternoon at the park.
Noah Santiago stayed cool while dancing under the sprinklers.
Alana Austin gave hula hooping a spin at Bufano Park’s Take Back Your Park Celebration.
McKayla proudly displayed her face paint design.
Children and their families enjoyed a fun-filled Sunday afternoon at this year’s inaugural Take Back Your Park at Bufano Park on Sunday, August 20.
The event was organized in response to a failed attempted child abduction at the park on Tuesday, July 18.
The family friendly celebration featured such activities as jacks, drawing, hula hoops, double-dutch, freeze tag and potato sack races while raising community awareness.
Clean-up for the event was provided by Partnerships for Parks and Community on Patrol.
Updated 5:11 pm, July 9, 2018