Batavia Community Band to play two free concerts this fall at Peg Bond Center

Batavia Community Band performs June 14 at Peg Bond Center as part of Batavia's Flag Day celebration.

The Batavia Community Band will perform two free concerts conducted by Director John Heath at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Peg Bond Center in downtown Batavia.

According to a news release, the concerts in the park will consist of music from many genres, including marches, classics, movie medleys, popular artists, patriotic songs and fall favorites.

Bring a lawn chair, blanket or just sit on the grass for a peaceful afternoon of music down by the river, according to the release.

The band has brought together many musicians who live in Batavia and the surrounding area who wanted to once again pick up their instruments. New members are always welcome, according to the release.

Membership is free. Donations are accepted to help offset the cost of new music.

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