The event was held at the Clinton Community Center on East 110th Street.READ MORE: New York State Legislature Votes To Curb Gov. Cuomo's Emergency Powers
The annual festivities not only celebrate the holiday but also the children in the community.Brooklyn Mom Wants NYC Apartments Inspected Annually After Parts Of Ceiling Crash Down On 12-Year-Old Son
Organizers say they had to make some changes this year due to the pandemic.
“We had to do it a little differently, so it’s like a grab-and-go gift giveaway today. Although, we did do the lighting of the candles, which was special,” said Keith Lilly, district leader of New York’s 68th Assembly District.
This community celebration has been held every year for the last 20 years.MORE NEWS: Immersive Public Art Installation Now On Display At Domino Park
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