Creative Time to Host Sandcastle Competition With Ryan McNamara, Dustin Yellin

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On Friday, Aug. 17, Creative Time will host a sandcastle competition on Far Rockaway, its inaugural event of the kind. The fun starts at 3 p.m., full details follow in the post to Facebook announcing the event:

This summer, Creative Time is heading to Far Rockaway to host its inaugural artist sandcastle competition! On Friday, August 17th starting at 3PM, artists including Ricci Albenda, Jen Catron & Paul Outlaw, Jen DeNike, William Lamson, Marie Lorenz, Mary Mattingly, Ryan McNamara, Kenya (Robinson), and Dustin Yellin will gather on the beach beneath the ***86th Street Boardwalk*** on Rockaway Beach in Queens to battle it out for special prizes from esteemed judges. Local food vendor favorites, including DiCosmo’s Ices, The Big Banana, Santa Salsa and more will be onsite to keep artists and audiences alike well provisioned with summer snacks and refreshments.

Starting at 6PM, we’ll move the party from the beach to the boardwalk for burgers and beer at Rippers, featuring tunes by DJ iDEATH. Just take the A train to Broad Channel and then the Shuttle to 90th Street for a fun-filled day in the sun. See you on the beach!

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