September 20, 2013 at 6:47 PM
CALDWELL, NJ - Saturday, Sept. 21, the Grover Cleveland Park Conservancy will host a community celebration in honor of the park’s 100th Anniversary. The free event will take place at the park from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and will feature chidren’s activities and musical entertainment by The Five-O Trio and Friends. In addition, there will also be free refreshments provided by Shop Rite and Gelotti’s Ice Cream, and the Cloverleaf Tavern will have food available for purchase. All activities and events will be at the fields by the pond and playground and will take place rain or shine.
The park was acquired in 1913 and in honor of its centennial year, the conservancy has been offering a series of events and celebrations throughout this year. Activities at Saturday's event include:
- Carnival booth and games
- Face painting
- Bubble fun
- Sack races
- Scavenger hunt
Grover Cleveland Park is spreads out over 41 acres and runs through the Caldwell-Essex Fells border.
Credit: Essex County Parks
The Grover Cleveland Park Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2001 by friends and neighbors dedicated to the maintenance, restoration and enhancement of the treasured park.