National Night Out Against Crime in Queens

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On Tuesday, Aug. 5, police precincts throughout Queens will be participating in the National Night Out Against Crime, an annual crime- and drug-prevention event that unites police officers with the communities they serve for an evening of family-friendly fun and community organizing. This year marks the event's 25th anniversary.

102nd Precinct:

When: 7 - 9 p.m.

Where: 123rd Street and Jamaica Avenue AND Forest Park near the Seuffert Bandshell

Featuring: Food and games

103rd Precinct:

When:  6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Where: Rufus King Park, Jamaica.

Featuring: Free barbecue dinner, music, dancing, a live DJ, games, bicycle raffle.

For More: 718-657-8195.

105th Precinct:

When: 6 - 9 p.m.

Where: Cabbell Park, Cambria Heights (Francis Lewis Blvd. and 120th Avenue)

Featuring: Free food, raffle for a bicycle, games for the kids, informational tables

106th Precinct

When: 6:30 - 9 p.m.

Where: Police Officer Edward Byrne Park (North Conduit Boulevard between 130th Street and 134th Street), South Ozone Park

Featuring: An ice cream truck, hot dog truck, games and rides from the Black Cowboys; City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden expected to issue a proclamation between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

107th Precinct

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Electchester Plaza, at the corner of Parsons Boulevard and Jewel Avenue.

Featuring: DJ, plenty of barbecue to feast on and a blood drive. Local elected officials have been invited, as well as District Attorney Richard Brown.

109th Precinct

When: 5 - 9 p.m.

Where: PS 20, 142-30 Barclay Ave., Flushing

Featuring: Cotton candy and other refreshments as well as a disc jockey, face painting, clowns and a few surprise visits from super heroes. The 109th Precinct will also be on hand providing information on crime prevention and domestic violence and health care providers will be on hand with insurance information.

For More: 109th Community Affairs at 718-321-2268 or 718-321-2269.

111th Precinct

When: 6 - 9 p.m.

Where: Douglaston Plaza Shopping Center

Featuring: A disc jockey and clowns on hand for children and attendees can choose from an assortment of food and take part in a variety of games and giveaways.

For More: 718-279-5200

112th Precinct

When: 6 - 9 p.m.

Where: MacDonald Park, Forest Hills

Featuring: Opportunities to meet Captain Christopher Tamola and other officers from the community. The 112th Precinct Community Council is to present certificates of appreciation to Tamola as well as Chief Diana Pizzuti and the officers of the Forest Hills precinct and those of Patrol Borough Queens North. There will be a DJ and a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses. The precinct and the FDNY will provide public safety information, and other city agencies have been invited to participate. In the event of rain, the event will be held inside the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd.

113th Precinct

When: 5 - 9 p.m.

Where: Baisley Pond Park, Jamaica

Featuring: Free food, games and activities for all ages. Southeast Queens leaders, police officers and firefighters are expected to appear to give their thanks to New York’s finest.

For More: 718-712-1627.

Posted 6:38 pm, October 10, 2011
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