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Community to Welcome New Kumon Math & Reading Center

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and community members will welcome the new Kumon Math & Reading Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, September 21, 6pm.  The ceremony will kick-off the grand opening of Kumon’s new center at 149-36 Northern Blvd #101 in Flushing, NY 11354. The grand opening will include a family appreciation night with face painting, light refreshments, games for children, […]

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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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History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited

History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited Presented by Queens Borough Historian Jack Eichenbaum, PhD Date: Sunday, September 30th Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm Price:  $5 ($3 for Members, Seniors and Students) Light refreshments will be served. The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research of  Eichenbaum’s 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing’s namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, […]

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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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Tour de FLUSHING

Tour de Flushing Sunday, August 19, 2018 Ride: Family-Friendly Bicycle Exploration of our Community  Start at Kissena Corridor Park (Main Street & Elder Ave) across the street from the entrance to the Queens Botanical Garden Afterwards: lunch at local Flushing eateries. Bring cash! RSVP @ Transportation Alternatives Co-hosted by Transportation Alternatives Eastern Queens Committee, Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Queens Greenway, […]

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Learn, Groove, and Jam at the RhythmWorks summer music activities

RhythmWorks  ~summer music activities for the whole family~ Percussion clinic Open Jam Session Raffles/Giveaways Food Vendors $10 @ the door August 11th, 2018, 4:30-6:30 PM Flushing Meeting House 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing NY 11355 Featured Clinician: Adam Bauch

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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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Cooking with Granny!

Cooking with Granny: Yiayia’s Greek Octopus Stew Cooking & Storytelling Saturday, August 11, 2018 2:00 – 4:00 PM COFFEED 37-18 Northern Boulevard Join Edible Queens in a lively cooking and storytelling session at COFFEED in LIC with Cooking with Granny’s Caroline Shin and Granny Barbara. Chat with Granny Barbara and Caroline as they share stories of family meals, Greek immigration and community in old Astoria while preparing an octopus […]

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Be the Guardians of Flushing Bay

    Flushing Waterways Vision Launch DESCRIPTION Help launch the second stage of Flushing Waterways visioning, a community-driven process that re-imagines Flushing Bay and Creek. Your input is needed to transform the waterways into clean, accessible, and industry-friendly open space that the community and ecology deserve. Participants will have a chance to learn more about the visioning process, ask questions, contribute […]