Sigourney Square Park Re-Opening Saturday

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Mayor Pedro Segarra, the Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association and Friends of Sigourney Square Park will host a grand re-opening of Sigourney Square Park on Saturday.

The event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony, face painting and performances from neighborhood children.

Renovations on the park, which include a new playground, basketball court surface and additional benches, began in 2011.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the park (located at the intersection of Sigourney and Sergeant streets).

See the press advisory below:

SATURDAY: MAYOR PEDRO SEGARRA ATTENDS
GRAND REOPENING OF SIGOURNEY SQUARE PARK
 
— NEWS AND COMMUNITY STATEMENT—
 
(June 14, 2013) – On Saturday, June 15, Mayor Segarra, the Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association, Friends of Sigourney Square Park (F.O.S.S.P) will host the grand re-opening of Sigourney Square Park. Renovations which began in 2011 include a new playground, adult fitness and basketball court surface area , additional benches and represent approximately $800,000 in capital improvements to the park.
 
The ribbon cutting ceremony will start at 11:30am, followed by face painting, recreational activities, and performances from neighborhood youth,  the Glory Chapel Church,  Sankofa Kumba, and the Alvin Carter Ensemble.
 
WHO   Mayor Pedro E. Segarra
                The Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association
                Friends of Sigourney Square Park (FOSSP)
 WHAT: Re-opening of Sigourney Square Park
WHEN:  Saturday, June 15, from 11am to 2pm
 WHERE: Sigourney Square ParkSigourney St & Sergeant StHartford , CT 
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