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Bell Blvd Sunday Stroll returns to Bayside

Sunday Stroll
Photo courtesy of Adrian Childress.

The Bell Blvd Sunday Stroll returned to Bayside on Sunday, Sept. 25, providing all sorts of entertainment for the whole family. The event was free and open to the public.

Sunday Stroll
Photo courtesy of Adrian Childress

The many free and fun activities at the event included group dance lessons, flower arranging classes, mixology and mocktail demonstrations, pull-up and push-up contests, magic and bubble performers, face painting, story time games, bounce houses, arts and crafts and more, for both adults and kids.

Sunday Stroll
Photo courtesy of Adrian Childress

In addition to all these activities, many restaurants in the area set up outside to provide brunch, lunch and complimentary drinks.

Sunday Stroll
Photo courtesy of Adrian Childress

Live music was played at just about every block throughout the Sunday Stroll. In addition to local bands entertaining attendees, there were also several tributes to popular performers.

Sunday Stroll
Photo courtesy of Adrian Childress

Among the local bands on hand for the Sunday Stroll were the Skeedle Brothers, Chicken Head Rocks, Susan Agin, Kriazias Band, Petty 5, Yesterday and Today and Illusion.

Sunday Stroll
Illusion performing at the Bell Blvd Sunday Stroll. (Photo courtesy of Adrian Childress)

Chicken Head Rocks covered popular songs from groups like The Rolling Stones, The Doors and Cream. Petty 5 performed songs by the late great Tom Petty. Yesterday and Today played popular songs by the Beatles. Illusion celebrated the music from artists like Stevie Nicks, Chrissy Hines and other popular women of rock.

Sunday Stroll
Photo courtesy of Adrian Childress

The Skeedle Brothers used their great harmonic ability and knowledge of numerous songs covering a wide variety of genres and eras to perform them. Agin covered all sorts of dance and pop music hit songs. Kriazias Band performed popular Greek music while also teaching willing participants how to dance along to these songs.

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