Party in the Garden at Black Rock Branch Library

FOURTH ANNUAL PARTY IN THE GARDEN HOSTED BY BLACK ROCK GARDEN CLUB                                                                   

~Proceeds to Benefit Garden Access and Maintenance~

BLACK ROCK, CT, June 18, 2014 –A special night is promised to all attending the Fourth Annual Party in the Garden, hosted by the Black Rock Garden Club (BRGC) on Saturday, July 19th from 6 to 9PM.  A true garden party, Party in the Garden will be held in the Black Rock Branch Library’s Reading Garden at 2705 Fairfield Avenue in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport.  This year’s proceeds will benefit the ongoing maintenance of the garden, as well as help underwrite a design competition, in conjunction with the University of Bridgeport School of Interior Design, to create better and improved access to the Garden.   

Members of the community are invited to celebrate a night of live music, Hors D’oeuvres and wine while enjoying tasty dishes prepared by Black Rock Garden Club members. 

In addition to an assortment of appetizers and desserts, members will contribute flowers and plant material from their gardens for the creation of professionally designed floral arrangements to be raffled during the Party.  

 A popular evening in the Black Rock community, Party in the Garden will feature live music, provided by local musicians Paul Bluestein, Pat Lattin and Jim Magrath, adding to the garden party atmosphere. 

“The Party in the Garden is of special significance to our members, as this garden was conceived, created and funded and continues to be maintained by the Club,” said Lynne Interlandi, President of the BRGC.  “Professional landscape designers – and Club members - Wendy Lindquist and Marilyn Thorkilsen designed the garden and every year the garden amazes party attendees as it continues to mature beautifully.  ” 

“The Party in the Garden is of special significance to our members, as this garden was conceived, created and funded and continues to be maintained by the Club,” said Lynne Interlandi, President of the BRGC.  “Professional landscape designers – and Club members - Wendy Lindquist and Marilyn Thorkilsen designed the garden and every year the garden amazes party attendees as it continues to mature beautifully.  ” 

Admission to Party in the Garden is $20 per person or $35 per couple in advance and $25 per person or $40 per couple at the door.  Checks may be sent to the Black Rock Garden Club c/o Treasurer, 533 Gilman Street, Bridgeport, CT  06605.

About the Black Rock Garden Club

Since its inception eleven years ago, the Black Rock Garden Club has contributed greatly to Black Rock. Through a number of grants, the Club developed an on-going Tree Planting Initiative which replaces and increases tree plantings in Black Rock; supported the creation of the Burroughs Community Center garden; championed the Butterflies as Teachers project in conjunction with Bridgeport’s Groundworks and developed an annual Bridgeport Arbor Day celebration. The Club recently funded the creation, design and installation of a reading garden for the Bridgeport Public Library’s Black Rock Branch.   

The mission of the Club, a 501(c) 3, is to beautify and preserve Black Rock’s natural surrounding neighborhood and waterfront spaces. 

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Sat, 07/19/2014 - 6:00pm