Sponsored in memory of Elona Shaffert by the Shaffert/Brenner Family.

Bring your whole family to the park for a Sukkot celebration featuring games, fun activities, and musical performances by Mister G and Joanie Leeds!

The Humane Rescue Alliance will be nearby with their mobile adoption center so you can take home a new furry family member.


Co-sponsored by Friends of Stead Park
Saturday, October 7, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Free to Attend!
Stead Park
1625 P Street NW
Washington, DC
Mister G

A Latin Grammy Award winner for Best Children’s Album, Mister G (Ben Gundersheimer) has been called “a bilingual rockstar” by The Washington Post and “irresistible”by People Magazine. His 2017 release, Mundo Verde/Green World, is a collection of environmental-themed songs which were debuted at his concert during the National Climate Rally in Washington, DC. Spanning genres from bluegrass to bossa nova, funk to folk, his dynamic, original music has won praise from The Boston GlobeChicago SunTimes, PeopleNew York Post, and Parents magazine.

Joanie Leeds

As one of the top nationally touring kidie rock singers, Brooklyn-based Joanie Leeds has played for thousands of families all across the country. As a singer/songwriter, Joanie has won first place in the USA Songwriting Competition, an Independent Music Award, Gold Parents’ Choice Award, NAPPA Gold Award and she has been a John Lennon Songwriting Award Finalist and an International Songwriting Competition Finalist. Her original music with her band Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights has been featured in People Magazine, USA Today, New York Times and Washington Post.