Photos: Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade 2017

Visits: 132

The Forest Hills Memorial Day parade went off without a hitch on Sunday.
With near perfect weather, scores of people turned up along Metropolitan Avenue. Some wore their uniform, some waved the American flag and some simply donned red, white and blue, but they all came out to support those servicemen and women who sacrificed for the country.
Some of the parade’s participants included the Forest Hills Asian Association, the Queens Community House, the Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Forest Hills-Rego Park CERT, Christ the King High School Marching Band, P.S. 101, Girl Scouts, Franklin K. Lane High School and the FDNY.

Parade goers ranged from infants to those in their mid-80s. Neighbors from various blocks, such as those on 70th Road, joined each other in clusters along the parade route, suggesting that the family-friendly event was a neighborhood tradition.

Local businesses supported the event by offering free food and specials to those in attendance. Aigner’s Chocolates offered a 15 percent discount, while Nick’s Bistro offered brunch and gave out refreshments outside the restaurant.

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