An outdoor gospel festival that was canceled in the wake of a devastating July thunderstorm has been rescheduled and moved to a new location.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has announced the seventh annual Good News Gospel Festival and Health Fair will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Oasis Shelter in Hyde Park.
This year's event will be hosted by "Queen of Gospel" Pat Ragin and feature performances by The New Gospel Times of Rochester, Buffalo's Men in White and DayStar, Fresh Start Ministry, Sanctified Flow, the Shekinah Dancers of Potter's House and Tamea Chaney.
Special guests will be the Niagara Falls OG Cruisers Car Show.
Medical center staff members will conduct health screenings from noon to 3 p.m. Food and beverage vendors will be on hand all day and prize giveaways will be conducted hourly.
The event is free. Sponsors for this year's festival are the City of Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Niagara Falls Redevelopment, Main Street Business & Professional Association, Niagara Falls OG Cruisers, City Council members Sam Fruscione, Kristen Grandinetti and Charles Walker, and Niagara County Legislator Owen Steed.
For information, call Memorial's Community Outreach Department at 716-285-2382.