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Active Design in Schools Grant Opportunity

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Active Design in Schools program has provided support to schools to increase access to physical activity and active play through built environment enhancements. All NYC DOE K-12 public schools are encouraged to apply to participate in the program. Selected schools will receive services from pre-selected arts organizations in spring 2019 to develop an interactive […]

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Free October Business Seminars

The U.S. Small Business Administration invites local entrepreneurs to particiate in the following free business seminars in October. No registration required. Please just show up. (In Chinese) Wed. 10/3, 2pm-4pm, Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355) Business Series I: How to Start a Business (In Chinese) Wed. 10/10, 2pm-4pm, Flushing Library (41-17 Main St, 3rd Floor, Flushing, NY […]

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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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The Tech Incubator at Queens College is offering non-credit classes, talks and workshops

The Tech Incubator at Queens College will be offering the following non-credit classes, talks and workshops in August and September. Please register if you are interested in attending and share with those you think will benefit. Learning Game Design Using Unity 3D, Aug. 24 – Oct. 12 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-game-design-with-unity-3d-tickets-48522993580 Introduction to Information Security, Aug. 29 – Nov. 14 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-information-security-tickets-47650584180 Design Your […]

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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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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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Businesses Can Now Apply for $90,000 Grant

Love Your Local Small Business Grant Program NYC Love Your Local grants are open to small businesses operating for at least three years in New York City’s five boroughs. Selected businesses will receive up to 20 hours of in-depth consultations from industry experts to determine how best to adapt to rising real estate costs, and up to $90,000 in grant […]

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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 […]