Hundreds flock on Woodhaven for music, games, rides and local food
Officials and community members gather on the main stage at the festival. From left to right, State Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr, Assemblyman Mike Miller, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, GWDC Executive Director Maria Thomson, Woodhaven BID President Matthew Xenakis, his sons George and Manny, Loreta Xenakis, GWDC President Stephen Esposito, Barbara Baruch from Comptroller John Liu’s office, and Councilman Eric Ulrich.
GWDC Executive Director Maria Thomson, center, and President Stephen Espositio, center right, pose with the Malaysian Lion Dancers.
Jamaica Avenue was crowded with people enjoying food, games and shopping.
Woodhaven Residents Block Association members and President Ed Wendell, center, Communications director Alexander Blenkinsopp, third from right, with Assemblyman Mike Miller.
Franklin K. Lane High School’s award winning rifle team stop for a picture on Jamaica Avenue.