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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 […]

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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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Flushing’s World Fair — Wellness Workshop with Shweta Parmar

Overcoming BurnOut, Distraction, Lack of Clarity – Practical Tips for Inner and Outer Sustainable Success Shweta Parmar, Gutsier Living Friday, June 15, 2-4PM (FREE) Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Phoenix Ballroom, 2nd Floor Being a business owner or entrepreneur is a fulfilling journey but often can be stressful.  While we may know the things that are good for us to do on […]

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Flushing’s World Fair — Video Marketing Workshop

Tell Your Story: The basics of digital storytelling through video Sixty First Productions Friday, June 15, 2-4 PM (FREE) Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Phoenix Ballroom, 2nd Floor Learning how to create video content for your business can be a very effective tool to market your products, services and/or experiences. If you’re a business owner interested in creating entry-level video content for […]

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Flushing’s World Fair — Small Business Social Media Bootcamp

Small Business Social Media Bootcamp Yelp & Brandtree Media Friday, June 15, 2-4 PM (FREE) Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Phoenix Ballroom, 2nd Floor Learn how to use the latest social media marketing techniques and strategies from the experts at Yelp and Brandtree Media.  Yelp is a review platform founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses and currently averages 30 million unique visitors […]

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Flushing’s World Fair – Tour with Jack Eichenbaum

Flushing’s Chinese and Korean Commercial Communities Friday, June 15, 6-8 PM ($20) with Jack Eichenbaum, Queens Borough Historian Meet at the (Korean) Coop Restaurant, 133-42 39th Ave, for happy hour (3-7 PM) which includes $1 oysters and chicken wings and $3 draft beer.  Tour departs outside the restaurant at 6 PM where a $20 fee is collected. The walk includes highlights of […]