Let the good times roll

March 20, 2015 | CONCORD

By Henry Schwan

Concord has a new King of Pop. Move over Michael Jackson, because Brian Fruscione is in town.

The Concord resident displayed some impressive break dance moves Friday night that would have made the late Jackson proud.

“I love break dancing,” Fruscione said. “My brother taught me.”

Minus Jackson’s signature white glove and sequined jacket, Fruscione boogied down with friends from the Friday Night Fun Club inside a dimly lit gym at the Sudbury Recreation Center.

A disc jockey spun tunes and two light boxes flashed multi-colored lights while dancers moved to the sounds of the Beach Boys’ “Good Vibrations.”

One might say Friday Night Fun Club has generated good vibes since its inception in 1974, when parents started the club to provide social activities for their children, who face a variety of developmental disabilities. Back in the early ‘70s, there were few, if any, social services for the developmentally disabled and parents were eager to form a social network for their kids, who lived at home.

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Brian Fruscione, Of Concord, Finds His Groove During The "Sneaker Prom," Sponsored By The Concord Based Organization Friday Night Fun Night, Which Is A Group Of Parents And Their Developmentally Disabled Children, Many Of Whom Are Adults, On Friday Night, March 13, 2015 At The Sudbury Recreation Complex. Wicked Local Staff Photo/David Gordon