** Richmond Hill Park Fair 9/13 – The Richmond Hill Park Fair will take place on Saturday September 13th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The location is the intersection of Park Lane South, Myrtle Avenue, and 108th Street in Richmond Hill. The WRBA will have a table set up, selling t-Shirts, Dance Tickets, Ambulance Corps Fundraiser Tickets. Drop by and say hi!
** Cemetery Cleanup 9/13
– The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society along with STA’s Woodhaven History Club and All Saints will be holding their 3rd Cemetery Cleanup on Saturday September 13th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Click here to see pics and video
from the August Cleanup. Volunteers are welcome and needed.
** Ambulance Corps Fundraiser -
The WRBA along with our elected officials — Mike Miller, Joe Addabbo, Eric Ulrich, Elizabeth Crowley and Nydia Velazquez — are holding a ’50s themed Pasta Dinner Fundraiser for the Ambulance Corps. They are in dire straits and need our help. Click here to purchase tickets and help Save The Ambulance Corps
. Saturday, September 20th starting at 5 p.m. at Emanuel United Church of Christ.
** Tongue Threat Tuesday at Neirs - Are you a writer, poet, or spoken word artist? Come out and show your stuff or come eat, drink, and listen to some of Queens’s awesome poets, on Tuesday September 23rd at 7 p.m. at Neir’s Tavern (87-48 78th Street).
** Small Business Seminar - There will be a
Small Business Seminar sponsored by Assemblyman Mike Miller on Wednesday, September 24th at 7:30 p.m. at Emanuel United Church of Christ (91st Ave and Woodhaven Boulevard). Special guest: the Commissioner of the Dept. of Consumer Affairs. ALL small business are invited to come and discuss their issues with the commissioner of DCA. Call Assemblyman Miller’s office if you have questions: 718-805-0950
** The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale 2014
– Back by popular demand, the WRBA will be sponsoring The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale again in 2014. Last year more than 60 families participated with a good number reporting sales of well over $100. As of this writing, we have 58 households.
The 2014 Great Woodhaven Yard Sale will be on Saturday, September 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, September 28, same times). Click here to register
** Emanuel’s Pre-Fair Dinner
- Emanuel United Church of Christ’s annual pre-fair dinner, Saturday, September 27th – a full meal and live music, lots of fun, $20. Dinner starts at 5:30, for more information call 718-849-1153
** Recycling Event at Forest Park – Sponsored by Sen. Joe Addabbo and Assemblyman Mike Miller. Forest Park Bandshell. What can you bring for recycling? Clothing: bedding, linen, paired shoes, scarves, belts, hats and handbags (all items must be clean and dry). Electronics: Computers, monitors, cell phones, servers, fax machines, typewriters, TVs, PDAs, scanners, copiers, printers, air conditioners, etc. Paper: including paper fiber and confidential papers which will be shredded as you watch. Carpeting: Accepting residential type carpeting and foam padding only. Household Goods: including dishes, glasses, silverware, lamps, pots and drapes. Also accepting books and eyeglasses for donation. For more info, call Sen. Addabbo’s office at 718-738-1111.
** Jamaica Avenue Trolley - There will be a trolley on Jamaica Avenue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 4th, courtesy of the Woodhaven Business Improvement District.
** Blessing of the Pets
Emanuel United Church of Christ will hold their annual Blessing of the Pets on Saturday, October 4, starting at 11 a.m. Bring your dogs, cats, birds, turtles, etc. for a blessing at Emanuel (91st Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard). Click here for cute pictures
of pets from last year, and previous year’s blessings.
** Forest Park Fall Festival (sponsored by Eric Ulrich) – The Forest Park Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 18, from noon to 3 p.m. Click here to see last year’s event which was very well received. The fall festival is for families and will include crafts, entertainment, pumpkin patch, face painting, games and recreational activities.Click here for the flyer for this event. IMPORTANT: Volunteers are needed to help with the kids with crafts, at the pumpkin patch and recreational areas, as well as set up and break down of the event. If you would like to part of the volunteers, please contact us.
** Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair - This year’s Street Fair, brought to you by the WBID/GWDC, will be held on Sunday, October 19, from noon to 6 p.m. on Jamaica Avenue from Woodhaven Boulevard to 80th Street.
** Forest Park Dog Run Halloween Costume Contest
– The Annual K-9 Korral Dog Run Halloween Costume Contest for Dogs will be held on October 25th from 1 to 3 p.m. at 85th Street and Park Lane South. Free refreshments will be served. Judging begins at 2 p.m. and the WRBA’s Ed Wendell will be serving as one of the judges. $5 entry fee for non-members, free for members (bring your membership cards). Bobbing for Hot Dogs contest 2:45 p.m. Fun event to watch, click here for last year’s highlights. For info call Charlotte: 917 337-7613.