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Discussion: History and Commerce in the Old and New Netherlands

In the past, this discussion on the “History and Commerce in the Old and New Netherlands” led by Jack Eichenbaum took place in January 2017. Now after a year and half, Jack has some new insights to share after ruminating on the subject and the “geo-synchronous” parallels it provides. On September 30th, from 2:30PM thru 4:30PM in the Queens Historical […]

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Annual Honey Harvest Festival

Bee Smart!  Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees!                                                                                 The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives on Wednesday, August 22 from 1:00PM to 3:30PM. Join us for tasty, fun, and informative activities for all ages.  See how the Voelker Orth Museum’s beekeeper harvests honey. Make bee-inspired art. Sample different types of honey from different regions. […]

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Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden

From family betrayals to fairy tale endings, from magical storms to miraculous potions, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into the Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary, and Victorian Garden. Come early! Starting at 7:00pm, Kids & the Classics is the […]

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Queens Historical Society!

Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 Location: Kingsland Homestead 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing, NY Time: 5:30pm Price: $30 per person; tickets will be available at Queens Historical Society. Dr. Jack Eichenbaum, Queens Borough Historian and QHS Board member, will lead a walking tour from Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead to the two prior locations of Kingsland in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Flushing. The tour will […]

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Garden Creativi-Tea: Art Workshops

All ages welcome! Our family-friendly summer art workshops are back. Make and take home your own creations.  Each week we combine art with some nature in the  garden, and a refreshing glass of iced tea on the side. Victorian garden-inspired collage, giant colorful “spider webs” and with your own fuzzy crawlers, painted planters, something to grow on your window-sill. Each week we’ll feature a […]

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Tinker Lab Summer Camp 2018

The Tinker Lab is the key educational program at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum to serve high-quality, innovative hands-on activities treating science and technology as an integral part of the humanities. In the Tinker Lab, participants use an array of technologies such as Scratch, Ev3, and Wedo, and build from scratch using various micro-controllers, proto-boards, and coding programs. The museum sees the […]

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Grand Music Ensemble With the Lica Band

Join us for the 41st Anniversary of the Hindu Temple Society of North America as we have an enjoyable evening with the Grand Music Ensemble with the Lica Band. There will be different kinds of live music in various languages at this anniversary, such as: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. Presented by Shruti Shekar and the Musical Ensemble. A […]

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Show Me The Money: Financial Statements and Profit

Smart business owners know that they need to have a good understanding of their business’s finances in order to succeed. During this workshop, brought in partnership with TruFund’s Financial Empowerment Program, you will gain critical insight into understanding business financial statements and how they can inform you to make smart financial and management decisions. We will also discuss the importance […]

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4th International Yoga Day

Save the Date is proud to invite you to participate in celebrating the 4th International Yoga Day on Sunday, June 24th. International Yoga Day will be a day of activities with Surya Namskaram(Sun salutations), demonstrations of asanas, Yoga/Health talks and presentations, sarela yogapranayama(breathing control), yoga at desk, satvik food, ayurveda(traditional medicine), and more. Located in the Kalyana Manatapam of the […]

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New York Empire Tennis Tournament

Don’t miss the best tennis players in the world taking the court in NYC this summer, in a fast-paced format that’s perfect for the whole family! Competing in World TeamTennis action, the New York Empire is the league’s newest team, playing its home matches at the legendary USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Queens. Top American […]