Tomorrow – The People’s Tent of Tomorrow! Free Yoga and Zumba start next week!

The People’s Tent of Tomorrow is coming to Jackson Heights!

Saturday, May 28th
Rain date: Sunday, May 29th
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
78th Street Plaza

People’s Tent of Tomorrow


SATURDAY JUNE 4th 9AM – Free Yoga begins!

We enter our third year of offering free Yoga and Zumba on the 78th St Plaza along with our partners at Queens Community House, generously sponsored by Emblem Health.

The classes are scheduled as follows:

YOGA is on Saturdays at 9AM, and Thursdays at 7PM

ZUMBA is on Tuesdays at 7PM

Bring a mat if you can, but we will have some on hand in case you cannot.

To register for free, go to emblemhealthlivehealthy.com/upcoming-events/
We look forward to seeing you there!

Diversity Plaza Naming Ceremony tomorrow, and other upcoming events in Jackson Heights

Happy Spring!

Dear friends and neighbors, below please find some information about a few events taking place soon in Jackson Heights and on the 78th Street Plaza.

Tomorrow – Saturday May 21 Diversity Plaza Naming Ceremony!

Come to Diversity Plaza on 37th Road between 12-2PM and join Council Member Danny Dromm, Friends of Diversity Plaza, SUKHI, The Neighborhood Plaza Partnership, and more to celebrate this amazing addition to our neighborhood.

 

The People’s Tent of Tomorrow is coming to Jackson Heights!

Saturday, May 28th
Rain date: Sunday, May 29th
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
78th Street Plaza

Organized by Hibridos Collective, The People’s Tent of Tomorrow is a pop-up tent paying tribute to the New York State Pavilion. We invite locals and passersby to share their ideas for the future of this historic landmark as part of the New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition.

By entering the People’s Tent of Tomorrow, participants will learn about the significance of the Pavilion through educational and historical materials. Last month, Queens Library at Flushing hosted the People’s Tent of Tomorrow where over 400 people learned and reimagined the New York State Pavilion.

This month, join Hibridos Collective and our guest art educators Deborah Wasserman and Leontine Greenberg to draw, sketch, doodle, or design your visions for the Pavilion and submit your ideas on-site.

More information can be found here:

http://hibridos.co/peoples-tent-of-tomorrow/

This Thursday – Town Hall on Education with Mayor de Blasio!

Town Hall on Education with Mayor de Blasio!
Thursday November 12th
7-9PM

PS 69
77-02 37th Avenue

Join us and Mayor Bill de Blasio for a Town Hall on Education this coming Thursday in PS 69. Please come and share your concerns and comments about the education system in NYC, and have your questions answered by him.
It will take place from 7-9PM.

While this event is open to the public, space is limited. To attend, please contact us through www.jhgreen.org and we will do our best to add your names to the list.

See you on Thursday!

JOIN US FOR AN END OF SUMMER PARTY!

Thursday August 27th 6-8PM

Join us tomorrow for an End of Summer Party on the 78th Street Plaza from 6 to 8pm. Enjoy the Zumba Dance party, and a free cooking demo as well as giveaways and fun for all!

See the flyer below for more information, and read on to find out how your kids can help paint the picnic tables on the plaza!


Paint the picnic tables!

Deborah Wasserman, artist, educator and director of ART FOR A START is inviting families to come and paint the benches at the park during the End of Summer Party.

The theme for the benches will be tree silhouettes and painting will utilize 3 tones of green to enhance the natural beauty of the park.

Come, pick up a brush and express your artistic talents! Bring an old T-shirt to protect your clothes. Materials are provided.


Exercise with Mimi on Saturday at 9AM!

Join Mimi on Saturday at 9am for free yoga on the 78th Street Plaza, between 34th Avenue and Northern Boulevard.

Register here!

Workout tonight, and much more this weekend!

Exercise with Kiki today at 7pm!

We’re hosting an extra workout today to make up for some of the classes that were cancelled due to poor weather. Join Kiki tonight at 7pm!

And don’t forget to come to Yoga on Saturday at 9am!
Register for free here!


 

Saturday Story Garden!
Join Miss Alexia on the Playstreet for a special weekend session of Story Garden, a musical storytime for children ages 0-4. All ages are welcome to come and sing and dance along.

Sponsored by the Queens Bike Initiative to connect our parks with safe bikeways.

Saturday, July 25, 11:30 am

www.facebook.com/StoryGardenWithMissAlexia


DiverCity Mapping Project on Sunday

Hibridos Collective is thrilled to release the printed and interactive map of the Jackson Heights DiverCity Mapping Project, a 2-year community mapping experience with local residents! Come pick up a free copy of the printed map designed as a map zine (a self-published fold-out magazine) capturing neighborhood resources and assets as well as challenges.

This map zine documents the mapping process of Jackson Heights residents who participated in the DiverCity Mapping Project through community workshops and a mapmaking toolkit for a self-guided neighborhood exploration. Each mapmaker created a journal that includes more detailed notes, photographs, collages and drawings on their neighborhood findings and reflections on the meaning of living in a diverse community. Read more about our mapping experiences, flip through these digital journals and check out photos from our community engagement workshops at www.hibridos.co/divercitymap

Jackson Heights DiverCity Map Zine Release

Sunday, July 26 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


 

Build Bike Lanes!

qns.bike is organizing a petition to support and build a network of bicycle lanes in our area. We are very big fans of this, and fully support their efforts, so please sign their petition, and join them on facebook!


 

Summer Sundays 2015!

Travers park design unveiling tomorrow! Plus, free Yoga in the morning. And more!

Yoga tomorrow morning, 9AM!

 

Join us tomorrow (Saturday) for free yoga with Mimi-for-me Yoga at 9AM. Don’t forget that you can also participate in free exercise classes every Tuesday at 7PM with Kiki’s Traditional Tribal Fitness!
Register for free here!


 

You are cordially invited to the design unveiling for the new Travers Park on July 18th at 11:30AM!
We are absolutely delighted to finally be able to show you the new design for Travers Park, the 78th Street Plaza, and the Rory Staunton Field!

After years of hard work and with vast amounts of help from the Jackson Heights community our neighborhood will finally be getting the park that it deserves. The Jackson Heights Green Alliance is proud to have played a part in this, but we could not have done it without you! 
See below for information on when you’ll be able to see the design. We won’t spoil it for you, but we’re sure you’ll share our excitement once you see it!


 

Build Bike Lanes!

qns.bike is organizing a petition to support and build a network of bicycle lanes in our area. We are very big fans of this, and fully support their efforts, so please sign their petition, and join them on facebook! They will be collecting signatures during tomorrow’s design unveiling, so stop by and say hi to them!

 


 

More upcoming events
Hibridos Collective is thrilled to release the printed and interactive map of the Jackson Heights DiverCity Mapping Project, a 2-year community mapping experience with local residents! Come pick up a free copy of the printed map designed as a map zine (a self-published fold-out magazine) capturing neighborhood resources and assets as well as challenges.

This map zine documents the mapping process of Jackson Heights residents who participated in the DiverCity Mapping Project through community workshops and a mapmaking toolkit for a self-guided neighborhood exploration. Each mapmaker created a journal that includes more detailed notes, photographs, collages and drawings on their neighborhood findings and reflections on the meaning of living in a diverse community. Read more about our mapping experiences, flip through these digital journals and check out photos from our community engagement workshops at www.hibridos.co/divercitymap

Jackson Heights DiverCity Map Zine Release

Sunday, July 26 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


 

Join Miss Alexia on the Playstreet for a special weekend session of Story Garden, a musical storytime for children ages 0-4. All ages are welcome to come and sing and dance along.

Sponsored by the Queens Bike Initiative to connect our parks with safe bikeways.

Saturday, July 25, 11:30 am

Free, no sign-up required. www.qns.bike

www.facebook.com/StoryGardenWithMissAlexia


 

Summer Sundays 2015!