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Holi Celebration: “Festival of Spring” & Earth Day

Come and attend a Holi celebration at the Queens Museum, at the New York City Building on April 28th from 2pm-4pm. This colorful event is presented by the Hindu Temple Society of North America. Holi marks the onset of Spring when the regeneration of Mother Earth also takes place. As the Earth fills the atmosphere with the vibrant colors of the flowers and greenery, so does Holi. Therefore, […]

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14th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? The Japanese American Association of New York will host its 14th annual Sakura Matsuri this Saturday, from 11am to 1pm. This annual festival is held in order to celebrate the spring blossoming of the cherry trees at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The event will feature live Taiko drum performances, a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese […]

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Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

Walking Tour Co-sponsored with The Voelker Orth Museum Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 *Rain Date: Sunday, May 6th at 2:00pm Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm Group meets at 1:45pm Location: The Flushing Cemetery 163-06 46th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11358 Meets inside the main gate at the Chapel Directions: 718-359-0100 or flushingcemetery.com Price: $10 Registration Purchase Tickets Here Information Local historian James Driscoll and horticultural specialists Fred Gerber […]

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Moore-Jackson Cemetery Beautification

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 (& Every Saturday Following) Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm Price: FREE Location: Moore-Jackson Cemetery (51st Street between 31st and 31st Ave) Join us as we gather for a community-wide Beautification Day at Moore-Jackson Cemetery. We will be cleaning, planting and celebrating the warm weather with family friendly activities. Come meet your neighbors and join together to keep Moore-Jackson beautiful! All ages […]

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Sacred Sites Walking Tour

Discover Queens on May 6th! Queens is the most diverse county in the United States. With nearly half of the 2.3 million residents born abroad, its neighborhoods are home to families that hail from over 120 countries and speak over 135 languages. On Sunday May 6th visitors will enjoy musical performances that highlight Flushing’s religious diversity.Flushing is noted for its […]

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WE Connect Event: Small Business Funding Expo

WE NYC is delighted to announce the 2018 Small Business Funding Expo, a WE NYC event in partnership with NYWIB – New York Women in Business – a SCORE organization on April 30 at the Microsoft Technology Center.. Whether you are starting a business or looking to accelerate your growth, don’t let a lack of funding be the only thing holding you back. This full-day event […]

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International Entrepreneur Seminar Is Coming To Hofstra University

On May 4th, the Neva Global Alliance will be hosting the International Entrepreneur Seminar at Hofstra University from 10AM to 1PM. This breakfast seminar and international networking event is designed to assist businesses in preparing for the global marketplace. The sessions will be interactive and aim to address your questions to expand your business internationally. The Global Seminar will address […]

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Fiction and Personal Themes: Race and Immigration

Saturday, April 21, 2:30PM – 4:30PM @ Lewis H. Latimer House Museum Please note due to limited space, RSVP is required. If you have registered but will not attend, please cancel your order so other people can attend. Thanks! Nothing can be written overnight. Not really. So what will it take for you to stay with a story from its beginning, middle, […]

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Flushing High School Community School Forum

Flushing High School will be hosting a Community School Forum on April 25th, at 5PM in the Cafeteria. Flushing High School is a community school, but what does a community school mean? Join the forum in developing new partnerships between Flushing High School and community resources to support improved student learning, stronger families, healthier community, and an improved Flushing High School. Enjoy good […]

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Sharing our Farm Traditions: Growing Korean Crops at Evergreen Community Garden

Sharing our Farm Traditions: Growing Korean Crops at Evergreen Community Garden GreenThumb community gardeners at Evergreen Community Garden; GreenThumb Evergreen Community Garden is a 5-acre community garden in a predominantly Korean neighborhood in Flushing, Queens, with nearly 300 garden plots. Join us for a tour of the garden, and hear from garden members about their traditional crops and growing methods. […]