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Jamaica JAMS Arts & Music Summer Festival

 

 
 

 Yomo Toro & Zon del Barrio 

Friday, July 31, 2009
Kings Park
Jamaica, Queens
7 p.m.

 

JAMS Festival

 
 

Originating in 1996, JAMS is currently held during the first weekend in August along ten blocks of Jamaica Avenue, which are closed to vehicular traffic. Attracting upwards of 150,000 people. The JAMS festival showcases the diverse cultural and ethnic talents, foods, arts & crafts of the Borough of Queens, promoting family and Youth centered activities, the work of Collaborative members, community partnerships and tourism for Jamaica. A highlight of the festival is the JAMS under the Stars evening concerts.

Originated in 1996 at York College , JAMS is currently held during the first weekend in August along ten blocks of Jamaica Avenue , which are closed to vehicular traffic. Attracting upwards of 150,000 people. The JAMS Festival showcases the diverse cultural and ethnic talents, foods, arts & crafts of the Borough of Queens, promoting family and Youth centered activities, the work of Collaborative members, community partnerships and tourism for Jamaica. A highlight of the festival is the JAMS under the Stars evening concerts.

  Getting to CCJ
 

There are a lot of ways to come visit us at Cultural Collaborative Jamaica. General Directions are below but if you want to get more detailed directions you can check out Google maps, or HopStop.com.

Jamaica, Queens hosts the transportation hub providing transportation to and from all of Long Island, New York City and beyond. Using the Air Train from JFK Airport travel from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Nagasaki or Nigeria you are only minutes away from our doorway.
 

  Subway
 
- Take E, J or Z to Jamaica Center (last stop). Exit station via furthermost left to the 153rd Street.
- Walk to the end of block turn left on Jamaica Avenue.
- Proceed four blocks North to Cultural Collaborative Jamaica, 161rd Street make left at corner of North Fork Bank to 90-25.
  LIRR
 
- Take Long Island Railroad to Jamaica Station at Sutphin Blvd. and Archer Ave.
- Walk 1 block North on Sutphin Blvd. to Jamaica Ave., then walk six blocks east to Jamaica Ave. or take the E, J or Z train one stop to Jamaica Center and follow subway directions.
  Bus
 
- Take E, J or Z to Jamaica Center (last stop). Exit station via furthermost left to the 153rd Street.
- Walk to the end of block turn left on Jamaica Avenue.
- Proceed four blocks North to Cultural Collaborative Jamaica, 161rd Street make left at corner of North Fork Bank to 90-25.
  Driving
  Map Quest 
Yahoo Maps
Parking Available, avg. $5 -$15

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http://www.zondelbarrio.com

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