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Bowne House Tour For Black History Month

On February 24, 2018 at select times, the Bowne House Museum is hosting tours of this historic landmark in honor of Black History Month on Quaker Tolerance and African American Freedom in Flushing from 1657 – 1800. The tours will happen at 1:15PM, 2PM, 2:45PM, and 3:30PM.

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TransAlt Is Looking For A Seasonal Ambassador

TransAlt Ambassador (Part-Time/Seasonal) (April-October) Transportation Alternatives seeks passionate, outgoing, team-oriented community organizers to join the organization as hourly canvassers for our TransAlt Ambassador program. The TransAlt Ambassadors work on the ground to organize and engage New Yorkers around safer streets. We are seeking knowledgeable and dedicated organizers who are familiar with New York City, and are passionate about working with […]

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How can You Scale Up Small Business?

Please join the Center for an Urban Future for a policy symposium on: Scaling Up Small Businesses In Queens Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 8:00am – 10:30am @LaGuardia Community College The Little Theater 31-10 Thomson Avenue Long Island City, Queens Confirmed speakers include: Gloria Abreu, Founder, Family United Home Care Gregg Bishop, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services Janice Fredericks, CEO & […]

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Charcuterie Masters 2018

The best of the best charcuterie artisans from the U.S. and Canada—makers of sausages, patés, hams, salumi, and more—vie for top honors at the third annual Charcuterie Masters. Attendees will enjoy unlimited tasting of more than 60 kinds of charcuterie, including exquisite prosciutto from Cesare Casella and sumptuous Portuguese Alentejano ham from Rodrigo Duarte who will also be doing a […]

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How Can We Make our Community Livable?

MAS is seeking applications from community-based partners interested in leading land-use planning efforts in their neighborhoods for the 2018 Livable Neighborhoods Program. Please consider applying or helping us spread the word by sharing with your network! Selected groups will work with MAS staff to develop and deliver workshops that will engage neighbors in planning basics, including regulations and processes that […]

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What is Your Emergency Plan?

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) wants to help you reduce your risk and prepare your business for the unexpected. From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC businesses face many challenges that can affect your day-to-day operations. If you own or manage a business, please share your ideas and experiences around how SBS can […]

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Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw Portrait Unveiled

On February 6, 2018, the Flushing Library hosted a remembrance and painting dedication for Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw in honor of Black History Month.  Local artist Eddie Abrams painted Mary’s portrait, which will be permanently displayed at the Flushing branch of the Queens Library. Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw was a African-American educator, community activist, and benefactor who supported the growth of the Flushing Free […]

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us!

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with specially crafted menus and homemade rice cakes at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Restaurant located on the lower level from 11:30AM – 5PM, thru March 4th.

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What Is Your New Year’s Resolution?

At the Lunar New Year Reception on February 17, 2018, share your New Years Resolution with other parade goers at the St. George’s Episcopal Church! A member of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, Shweta Parmar from Gutsier Living, will lead this fun and reflective activity. What are your wishes and intentions for this Year of the Dog?  The energy […]

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Advanced Planning for Non-Citizen Parents

If you are the parent(s) of a minor child, and you are not a U.S. Citizen, and believe that they might be at risk of being deported from the U.S. in the future, please read the information below. These are steps you may take to plan for the care or custody of your child.               […]