According to head organizer Linda Robinson, the third annual Ventura Park free summer concert series, funded by grants from the City, attracted an average of 300 to 400 people. The musical groups were Chata Addy & Susuma, David Correa and Cascada, and The Midnight Serenaders.

At the Ventura Park summer concerts, organizer Linda Robinson, left, solicits donations to help fund her City sponsored concerts.

“Passing the hat” at shows’ intermissions brought in more than $1,000 in contributions toward next year’s concerts.

According to head organizer Linda Robinson, the third annual Ventura Park free summer concert series, funded by grants from the City, attracted an average of 300 to 400 people. The musical groups were Chata Addy & Susuma, David Correa and Cascada, and The Midnight Serenaders. “Passing the hat” at shows’ intermissions brought in more than $1,000 in contributions toward next year’s...