Events this weekend – Diversity Plaza Workshop on Saturday, Greenmarket + Guests on Sunday

 

Public Workshop: Diversity Plaza

Saturday October 18th, 2-4PM

PS 69 77-01 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights.

Come help shape the future of Diversity Plaza with Friends of Diversity Plaza and the DoT.

Visioning Session Flyer

 


 

Greenmarket + Guests

Greenmarket + Guests are popping up all over the city this season! For one day only, local food businesses set up shop alongside your favorite farmers for a day of delicious prepared foods, live music, and family-friendly activities.

Sunday, October 19th, 10am to 3pm
Jackson Heights Greenmarket
34th Ave at 78th St, Jackson Heights

Queens County Market vendors Lezzetli Ice CreamBooqoo BeignetsCarlitos CocinaO Made GranolaEast Coast Roast CoffeePetalouda BakeryVeda’s Cakes and CateringMountain Morsels, and Bittersweet NYC will be on hand serving up delicious prepared foods.

Come for the food and stay for the fun activities, including a pumpkin patch, facepainting and balloon making, photobooth, a Diwali celebration, and more! Jackson Heights resident Reba Linker will be on hand to read her children’s book, Compost Heroes. Live music will be provided by the Blue Vipers and Queen’s very own Singing Cowboy. Stop by the Market Information tent to meet author Andrea Lynn and grab your copy of Queens A Culinary Passport: Exploring Ethnic Cuisine in New York City’s Most Diverse Borough.

Jackson Heights Greenmarket + Guests

Jackson Heights Greenmarket + Guests
Sunday, October 19th,
10am to 3pm

For one day only, local restaurants and food vendors set up shop alongside your favorite farmers for a day of delicious prepared food and live music. Bring the whole family to enjoy a pumpkin patch, a Diwali celebration, face painting, balloon artistry, and a Harvest photobooth. This event is put on in partnership with Queens County Market and us.

Yoga tomorrow at 9AM!

FREE events this week!

Yoga: Mimi-for-Me Yoga Studio

Saturday August 30th 9-10 AM.

Jackson Heights’ favorite Mimi-For-Me Yoga instructors will lead a basic yoga class for yoga lovers at all levels looking for a great morning stretch and meditative full-body workout.

To sign-up click here or call 1-866-205-7864 for a full schedule of classes.

Events this week: Yoga, Aerobics and a Cooking Demo with Sonya Gropman!

Low-impact Aerobics with Kiki - Tomorrow, Tuesday August 26th 7-8:15 PM.

Certified trainer Kiki Morris’ aerobics class is perfect for those looking for a fun introduction to a total-body workout including power walking, squats, lunges, core training and stretching.

Local Cooking with Sonya Tuesday August 26th 6-7 PM.

Local cooking with Sonya Gropman will focus on using local and seasonal products in recipes that are healthy, simple and most importantly: delicious! We will explore flavors and dishes from different cultures and cuisines. Sonya is an expert on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and serves as coordinator of Farm Spot, a Jackson Heights CSA, and is a member of the CSA Advisory Committee at Just Food. She is currently writing a cookbook and cultural memoir about German-Jewish cuisine and authors two food-related blogs.

Tomatoes! We are thick in the middle of tomato season and this week we will make two recipes using ripe, red tomatoes along with fresh basil and mozzarella cheese!

Yoga: Mimi-for-Me Yoga Studio Saturday August 23rd 9-10 AM.

Jackson Heights’ favorite Mimi-For-Me Yoga instructors will lead a basic yoga class for yoga lovers at all levels looking for a great morning stretch and meditative full-body workout.

To sign-up click here or call
1-866-205-7864 for a full schedule of classes.

All classes will take place on the 78th Street Plaza (between Northern Boulevard and 34th Avenue)

Events this weekend – DJ Party, Yoga, music, health education!

Free Kids Festival by DJ Tony Mac – Saturday 4PM

DJ Tony Mac returns to the 78th Street Plaza on Saturday, August 23rd from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.
DJ Tony Mac invites you to a back-to-school party. a free event for parents and kids filled with presents, music and games to say goodbye to the Summer and fill you with positive energy for the start of the school year!

Free Yoga – Saturday August 23rd, 9AM

Jackson Heights’ favorite Mimi-For-Me Yoga instructors will lead a basic yoga class for yoga lovers at all levels looking for a great morning stretch and meditative full-body workout.

To sign-up click here or call 1-866-205-7864 for a full schedule of classes.

Your Health Matters: Health in Diversity Saturday, 10AM

Nadine Kela-Murphy brings experts to discuss healthy initiatives and provide advice in the following fields: Child health, women health, the elderly, familiy health and diversity health. The last topic will be relevant to health in the diverse JH community. All topics will refer to health through active living and outdoor activities for each of the targeted groups.

To sign-up click here or call 1-866-205-7864 for a full schedule of classes.

 Summer Sundays in the Park continues at 2PM on August 24th

Theater for the New City: presents “Emergency” or “The World Takes a Selfie” an operetta for the street.

Free Aerobics tonight on the 78th St Plaza, and again on Thursday, and more!

FREE events this week! 

Low-impact Aerobics with Kiki Tonight, Tuesday August 19th 7-8:15 PM.

Certified trainer Kiki Morris’ aerobics class is perfect for those looking for a fun introduction to a total-body workout including power walking, squats, lunges, core training and stretching.

BONUS!

To make up for last week’s cancellation, Kiki will be offering another aerobics class on Thursday August 21st at 7PM!

Yoga: Mimi-for-Me Yoga Studio Saturday August 23rd 9-10 AM.

Jackson Heights’ favorite Mimi-For-Me Yoga instructors will lead a basic yoga class for yoga lovers at all levels looking for a great morning stretch and meditative full-body workout.

Your Health Matters: Health in Diversity Saturday August 23rd 10-11 AM.
Nadine Kela-Murphy brings experts to discuss healthy initiatives and provide advice in the following fields: Child health, women health, the elderly, familiy health and diversity health. The last topic will be relevant to health in the diverse JH community. All topics will refer to health through active living and outdoor activities for each of the targeted groups. 
To sign-up click here or call 1-866-205-7864 for a full schedule of classes.