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Snapshots from July 17, 2016 Concert in Heritage Park

Oceanside CA— Yesterday was the first Sunday Concert in Heritage Park for the Summer 2016 season with a theme that was planned months ago but after recent events, couldn’t be more timely ‘Honor Our Police Day’.

The event opened with two songs, on the bagpipes, played by  John A Keyes followed by a moment of silence before Taylor Tickner’s rendition of the National Anthem.

Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood along with City Council Members, Jack Feller and Esther Sanchez were on hand to present a community appreciation award to Chief Frank McCoy and the Oceanside Police Department on behalf  of the Friends of Oceanside Parks.

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An Oceanside Fire Department truck was on display next to OPD’s Bearcat Rescue Vehicle with firefighters and police officers giving tours and answering questions. The crowd was treated to an OPD K-9 demonstration sandwiched between a country music performance by Taylor Tickner and the diverse musical styling of  pianist, Robert Parker.

Two more concerts are set for Heritage Park

Sunday, July 24 – Karaoke Day sing us a song with DJ Justin Hoke & Debbie Simon
Sunday, July 31 – Open Mike – Oceansiders, come and show us your talent, play an instrument or sing a song with Tom Frankum and Jon Rider.

Below are a few snapshots from the event.

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