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Evelyn’s Park Preview: Dining by Fireflies

Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld
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Andrew Friedberg, Patricia King-Ritter, Cindy Siegel

(From left) Bellaire Mayor Andrew Friedberg, Evelyn’s Park Conservancy President Patricia King-Ritter and former Mayor Cindy Siegel. 

Supporters gathered to preview the new Evelyn’s Park in Bellaire Thurs., April 20 with a special evening celebration. Guests enjoyed dining al fresco with a progressive dining experience, cocktails and live music, and had the opportunity to explore park grounds. The food was provided by Chef Jamie Zelko of The Ivy & James.

Russ Pittman, Debbie Lapin, Joni Hoffman

(From left) Russ Pitman, Evelyn’s Park Conservancy board member Debbie Lapin and Buzz editor Joni Hoffman.

Dining by Fireflies was chaired by Brad and Deborah Sondock and host committee/board members included Scott Aaronstein, Terry Leavitt-Chavez, Jeffery Christman, Marilu Garza, Debbie Lapin, Jonathan Palmer, Patricia King-Ritter and Lou Waters.

Lou and Gerry Waters

Board vice president Lou Waters and Gerry Waters. 

Evelyn’s Park officially opens to the public with a grand opening Picnic in the Park event this Sat., April 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy culinary events, mini-farmers market, beer and wine tastings, fun fitness classes, kids’ activities and more.

Learn about how Evelyn’s Park Conservancy president Patricia King-Ritter got involved in the park in this heartwarming story by Cathy Gordon.

We look forward to officially welcoming Evelyn’s Park to the community this Saturday. 

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