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Winter Family Programs at Queens Botanical Garden

Winter is wonderful at Queens Botanical Garden! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for children between 4 to 10 years old, but all are welcome to attend. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is not a drop-off […]

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Queens Community House Toy Drive 2018

About the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce  The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is a multicultural membership association of entrepreneurs and civic leaders representing the most diverse community in New York.  The Chamber fosters the economic growth, inclusive diversity, and shared prosperity of greater Flushing through advocacy, networking, and education. More information is available at flushingchamber.nyc.  

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Sheraton Hotel Celebrates Thanksgiving!!!

Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel  is celebrating Thanksgiving with a buffet!!! Foods such as chicken corn soup, mashed potatoes, pesto pasta salad, roasted turkey, crispy shrimp with walnut, cakes, and many more will be offered. This bountiful buffet will be held on November 22nd, 2018 from noon until 8pm. The tickets are $55 per person, with a complimentary 3-hour valet parking. For […]

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Halloween Fun & Healthy Treats at Flushing Greenmarket

“The Good Bad Wolf” Puppet Show & Healthy Treats as well as Fresh Food from Local Farms on Wednesday, October 31, 11am The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and GrowNYC invite the local community to spend Halloween at the Flushing Greenmarket, where there will be a free children’s puppet show, healthy snack giveaways, healthcare information as well as the regular weekly […]

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WIN CASH! Submit Your Best Tech Ideas at Pitchfest!

Pitchfest is a yearly competition which brings together New York City’s best and brightest entrepreneurs to compete for seed investments. The competition is designed to give entrepreneurs a platform to pitch to investors and stakeholders while successfully commercialize their products. This competition kicks off in September, starting with a virtual round and culminating in a final live pitch competition on […]

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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. […]