Trick or Treat on the Ave!

Friday, 11 October 2019 by

We’re celebrating Halloween on the Avenue with a new special event on Saturday, October 26 at Rufus King Park (150-29 Jamaica Avenue) with a variety of FREE family fun activities including music, arts and crafts! Afterward, be sure to support local businesses for FREE treats and shop while you’re there. Costumes are encouraged! Please help spread the word!

 

Schedule of Events for
Family Fun on the Ave – Saturday, August 17
#Funontheave

The following free activities will take place the entire time of Family Fun on the Ave (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.):

  • Games on the Street – Connect Four, Giant Jenga, Hula Hoops, Giant Checkers, Jump Rope, Badminton
  • Coloring Area – A variety of coloring books and pages for kids and adults
  • Mini Golf – Three holes of mini-golf on the street
  • Face Painters – Two face painters (shared tent – 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  • Bricks 4 Kidz – Educational Program
  • Hands-on History – King Manor Museum
  • A Variety of Community Organization Tables 
  • The Uni Project

Noon – 1 p.m. 

  • Afro-Latineers performance on the main stage in front of the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning location and the Chase Building

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

  • Edge School of the Arts presents Omar Edwards on the main stage in front of the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning location and the Chase Building

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Miss Keila’s Jukebox Music performance on the main stage in front of the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning location and the Chase Building

Family Fun on the Ave!

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 by
Weekend Walks returns to Downtown Jamaica Saturday, August 17 on Jamaica Avenue (Parsons to 162nd Street) as the Jamaica Center BID enlivens the street with games and activities for kids and families.
Slated activities will include a music performance from the Afro-Latineers, a dance performance tap from Omar Edwards, Miss Keila’s Jukebox Music, life-sized games, a mini-golf course, a kids’ corner (including hands-on science and reading activities via the Uni Project), community vendors and plenty of movable tables and chairs for lingering.
Did you miss our first Family Fun on the Ave event on July 13? If so here is a photo gallery of the event and a taste of what to expect on August 17!

Schedule of Events for
Family Fun on the Ave – Saturday, July 13
#Funontheave

The following free activities will take place the entire time of Family Fun on the Ave (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.):

  • Games on the Street – Connect Four, Giant Jenga, Hula Hoops, Giant Checkers, Jump Rope
  • Coloring Area – A variety of coloring books and pages for kids and adults
  • Mini Golf – Three holes of mini golf on the street
  • Face Painters – Two face painters (shared tent – 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
  • Bricks 4 Kidz – Educational Program
  • Hands-on History – King Manor Museum
  • A Variety of Community Organization Tables 
  • NYC DOT’s Eye View Truck

From 11:15 a.m. – Noon:

  • Kyarra Vilfort will lead a hip-hop dance class on the main stage in front of the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning location and the Chase Building

Noon – 2 p.m.

  • Chris Catanese aka “Bubbledad” at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 160th Street

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Jazz Performance by Napoleon Revels-Rey on the main stage in front of the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning location and the Chase Building

Family Fun On The Ave Event Flyer

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