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Flushing’s World Fair – Experts Panel on Promoting Flushing

Much of the growth and prosperity in Flushing happened despite official indifference, media stereotypes, and socio-economic marginalization.  The speakers in this forum will help shine a light on the ways Flushing can better promote and uplift the unique stories of the amazing people and places that make our community so special.  Moderated by Rob MacKay of the Queens Tourism Council, our speakers include: Helen […]

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Flushing’s World Fair- A Forum on the Future of Tourism in Flushing

The Flushing’s World Fair Expo will kick off on Friday, June 15, 10am, at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, with a keynote address by Marty Markowitz, former Borough President and vice president of borough promotion and engagement at NYC & Co., a forum on “Exploring the World of Tomorrow: The Future of Tourism in Flushing, Queens,” moderated by Rob MacKay of the Queens […]

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Flushing’s World Fair!

Flushing’s World Fair officially kicks off in less then twenty four hours! If you haven’t already reserved a spot, do so now at www.worldsfair.nyc! Interested in knowing what the future is like for Flushing? Come listen to Marty Markowitz, former Borough President and current Vice President of Borough Promotion and Engagement in NYC & Co, talk about the future of tourism in Flushing […]

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Path Through History Weekend – Kingsland Homestead

Museum Tours – Path Through History Date: Saturday, June 16th & Sunday, June 17th, 2018 Location: Kingsland Homestead 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing, NY Time:11:00am – 1:00pm Price: Free The Queens Historical Society will be participating in the Path Through History, a weekend in June that highlights sites of rich heritage at historically and culturally significant sites throughout New York State. Visit us during normal […]

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Worker’s Rights Workshop

Local 1010 and the NYS Department of Labor is teaming up to bring you a workshop on the workers rights of immigrant workers. New immigrants are uneducated about there rights as workers and are prone to being victims of wage theft in the United States on Wednesday, June 13th at 6:30PM in the Flshing Library. This workshop seeks to change […]

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How to prep your business for emergencies!

From gas leaks and fires to major storms and flooding, as a business owner in New York City you face many challenges that can impact your operations and assets. Join our workshop to get ready for the unexpected! You will learn how to: Stay in business: Identify your key business operations, employees, and documents. Protect your investments: Understand how to […]

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Tea Talk And Tea at the Voelker Orth Museum

It’s time for tea! Come learn about how the world’s most popular beverage was prepared, used, and marketed in 19th-century America on Sunday, June 10th from 1:30PM thru 4PM at the Voelker Orth Museum! Have you ever wondered about the “pinkie out” stereotype of fancy ladies drinking tea? Find out this, and much more. There’s a lot more to Camellia […]

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Solar Energy Workshop

Family Workshop Saturday, July 21st, 2018 11:00am – 1:00pm Price: $10 per child Appropriate for: grades 5 – 8 RSVP by June 21st, 2018 Limited tickets available! Tickets per Person NOT per Family Click Here for Eventbrite Page Click Here for Facebook Page It’s Electric! is part of our regular educational programs, presented by Con Edison, that traces the history of power from colonial […]

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Oath ACCES – Responding to NYC Enforcement Agency Summons

On Thursday, June 14 from 6:30PM – 8:30PM at the Flushing Queens Library, a workshop will be held on “How to Respond to Summonses from NYC Enforcement Agencies“. Presented by Fidel F. Del Valle, the Commissioner and Chief Administrative Law Judge of the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings(OATH), and co-hosted by Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz and Councilman, […]

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Memories of Migration: Common Thread — Making a Community Story Quilt

Beginning June 5, Queens Memory will host 12 weekly workshops focused on making a community story quilt! Artist (and Queens College MFA candidate) Naomi Kuo will lead the Common Thread series, which will feature several local quilting instructors. Participants will learn different styles of hand-sewing to make quilt blocks as they join a conversation about craft, family and migration. Some stories will be […]