Three Easy Ways to Start a Conversation

For some people, the thought of walking up to a stranger and starting a casual conversation is panic inducing. It’s a struggle for many of us. Even if the person is a casual acquaintance, it can be awkward. Those uncomfortable with breaking the ice can find themselves crippled in professional settings, especially when it comes to networking. The good news […]

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 […]

Flushing Greenmarket Launches Third Season at Maple Playground

Organic Composting & Cooking Demos Available During Season, July 11 to November 28 The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and GrowNYC along with Councilman Peter Koo today launched the third season of the Flushing Greenmarket at 136-50 Maple Ave, Flushing, NY 11355. The Flushing Greenmarket operated by GrowNYC will be open every Wednesday 8am to 4pm, from July 11 to November 28, 2018. The Flushing Chamber partners with GrowNYC to promote the […]

Kissena Velodrome

Kissena Velodrome: Keeping The Simple Elegance of Bike Racing Alive in Flushing by Jillian Abbott Bicycle racing at Kissena Velodrome, located in Kissena Park off Booth Memorial Avenue at Parsons Blvd., is more than a sport for many of its riders. It’s a passion, a way of life, a community. And, this sense of purpose and belonging is not limited […]

Community Dinner with the Flushing Interfaith Council

The Flushing Interfaith Council cordially invites you to attend the Fifth Annual Common Meal. For the fifth time, the Flushing Interfaith Council invites the various religious communities to gather together and share in a festive potluck dinner. Each dinner has been a time to get to know your neighbors and find common ground in the faith they adhere to. This year, the […]

Flushing Amnesty Group Hosts An Interfaith Iftar

The Flushing Amnesty Group cordially invites you to join in an Interfaith Iftar on June 5th, at 7:30PM at the Flushing Meeting Religious Society of Friends. The ​Flushing Amnesty Group is hosting the Iftar as part of the United States of Love Over Hate Campaign. Join us as we break the fast and share spiritual reflections in observance of Ramadan.  Our dinner will be a […]

Kick Off Flushing’s World Fair on June 15

A three-day expo showcasing the food and culture of Flushing and the surrounding neighborhoods will be kicking off next month, evoking the spirit of the 1964 World’s Fair with a modern twist that reflects the worldliness of the borough today. Flushing’s World Fair — scheduled for June 15-17 — will feature workshops on how businesses can capitalize on the growing […]

Food Retail: Getting Better Results From Your Inventory

Food retail businesses can operate on slim profit margins, so it’s essential that you get the most out of your inventory. This course teaches the tools to help you identify the right products for your business, effectively sell these products, and make the right decisions to raise your profitability. By the end of the course, you will be able to: […]

Workshop: Understanding & Managing Credit

Business Center for New Americans(BCNA) and Capital One are teaming up to host a free workshop on understanding and managing your credit. This workshop takes place on Tuesday, May 22 at 10AM at the Business Center for New Americans located at 78-27 37 Ave, 2nd Floor, Suite #1 in Jackson Heights, NY 11372. Topics in this workshop include; Understanding your […]

Ready to Rent Workshops

Are you searching for an affordable apartment? Ready to Rent is a program educating renters on budgeting, credit, and the rental process through the NYC housing lottery. Services provided by this program include: Application Assistance for Housing Lotteries using Housing Connect, Information Required for Eligibility to Housing Lotteries, and Free Financial Counseling. Workshops for Ready to Rent will take place […]