Sunset festivals to start in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — The city and the Amsterdam Tourism, Marketing and Recreation Department will present sunset festivals, sponsored by Lanzi Family Restaurants, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday with J. Marco Johnson performing in Riverlink Park, according to a news release.

The evening will begin with Jen Marshall and Paul Cirillo finishing their 50 mile run from Mohawk, Herkimer County, to Riverlink Park, via the Erie Canal Bike Path. The duo is running to raise funds and awareness for child hunger in the community. The run is slated to finish at about 6 p.m. in Riverlink Park. The funds raised from the run will benefit Weekend Backpack Program Fundraiser.

The city then welcomes back live music to Riverlink Park with J. Marco Johnson performing.


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