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Memories of Migration: Common Thread — Making a Community Story Quilt

Beginning June 5, Queens Memory will host 12 weekly workshops focused on making a community story quilt! Artist (and Queens College MFA candidate) Naomi Kuo will lead the Common Thread series, which will feature several local quilting instructors. Participants will learn different styles of hand-sewing to make quilt blocks as they join a conversation about craft, family and migration. Some stories will be […]

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Flushing Amnesty Group Hosts An Interfaith Iftar

The Flushing Amnesty Group cordially invites you to join in an Interfaith Iftar on June 5th, at 7:30PM at the Flushing Meeting Religious Society of Friends. The ​Flushing Amnesty Group is hosting the Iftar as part of the United States of Love Over Hate Campaign. Join us as we break the fast and share spiritual reflections in observance of Ramadan.  Our dinner will be a […]

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Free Trial Class — Bodhi Meditation

Feeling stressed? Need to relax? Bodhi Meditation Society is offering free trial classes in meditation on the following dates: June 3rd, June 10th, and June 24th from 9:30AM — 6PM at the Bodhi Meditation Center located on 131-27 Fowler Ave, Flushing NY 11355. Learn meditation techniques to manage your stress on a daily basis which can improve your health over time and […]

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Employee or Independent Contractor? How Do I Know?

This course will inform you, the business owner, to determine whether an individual you hire is an employee or independent contractor. It is critical that business owners correctly determine whether the individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors. Is the worker a Form W2 or a 1099? What does that mean for your business? In this session we will […]

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Kick Off Flushing’s World Fair on June 15

A three-day expo showcasing the food and culture of Flushing and the surrounding neighborhoods will be kicking off next month, evoking the spirit of the 1964 World’s Fair with a modern twist that reflects the worldliness of the borough today. Flushing’s World Fair — scheduled for June 15-17 — will feature workshops on how businesses can capitalize on the growing […]

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Asian Heritage Night in Queens 2018

Asian Heritage Night in Queens returns on May 23rd, from 6:30PM thru 9PM at the Flushing Town Hall on 137-35 Northern Blvd.  Hosted by the Flushing Town Hall, Hindu Center, Hindu Temple Society, Korean American Association of Queens, New York Chinese Chorus, and the Taiwan Center. Join us for another year of fun, featuring music, dance and cultural performances that represent the […]

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Free Registration to the International Franchise Expo

Are you interested in owning a franchise? Do you want to be your own boss? Come to the International Franchise Expo from May 31st thru June 2nd at the Javits Center in New York and meet with proven franchise brands at every level, in every industry and learn about how you can become the owner of a franchise by listening […]

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SBS Mobile Unit is coming to Flushing

On May 23rd, from 11AM thru 3PM, the SBS Mobile Unit will be in Bland Park at Flushing between Main St. and Prince St. Anyone can stop by and learn about MWBE Certification, Access to Finance, NYC Regulations Assistance and more. New business owners should definitely come, as there will be two business councilors there to help work with clients. Mandarin translators […]

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Flushing Welcomes World with Expo, Food Crawl & Walking Tours

NYC & Co.’s Marty Markowitz to Kick off “Flushing’s World Fair” as Special Keynote Speaker Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, and the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today invited visitors and businesses to “Flushing’s World Fair,” a three-day expo on June 15-17, 2018. The Expo references the iconic 1964 World’s Fair through the […]

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World’s Fair History Walking Tour

It’s Mother’s Day! Our free tours of famous World’s Fair sites will include buttons, souvenir maps of the 1964 World’s Fair, and chocolate roses for mom. Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, the second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more at Flushing Meadows Corona Park […]