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What is Your Emergency Plan?

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) wants to help you reduce your risk and prepare your business for the unexpected. From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC businesses face many challenges that can affect your day-to-day operations. If you own or manage a business, please share your ideas and experiences around how SBS can […]

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Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw Portrait Unveiled

On February 6, 2018, the Flushing Library hosted a remembrance and painting dedication for Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw in honor of Black History Month.  Local artist Eddie Abrams painted Mary’s portrait, which will be permanently displayed at the Flushing branch of the Queens Library. Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw was a African-American educator, community activist, and benefactor who supported the growth of the Flushing Free […]

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us!

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with specially crafted menus and homemade rice cakes at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Restaurant located on the lower level from 11:30AM – 5PM, thru March 4th.

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What Is Your New Year’s Resolution?

At the Lunar New Year Reception on February 17, 2018, share your New Years Resolution with other parade goers at the St. George’s Episcopal Church! A member of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, Shweta Parmar from Gutsier Living, will lead this fun and reflective activity. What are your wishes and intentions for this Year of the Dog?  The energy […]

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Advanced Planning for Non-Citizen Parents

If you are the parent(s) of a minor child, and you are not a U.S. Citizen, and believe that they might be at risk of being deported from the U.S. in the future, please read the information below. These are steps you may take to plan for the care or custody of your child.               […]

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Find Talented Interns with Ladders for Leaders

Become a Ladders for Leaders Partner Today! Join tourism and hospitality companies—including BD Hotels, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts and Union Square Events—and host a Ladder for Leaders intern. Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers outstanding high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, nonprofit […]

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Listen to NOA in Concert at Free Synagogue of Flushing!

Achinoam Nini (known as NOA) will perform on Sunday, February 11 at 3:00 PM, at the Free Synagogue of Flushing.  General Admission is $36, Reserved Seating is $50, and Sponsor Premium Seating is $125. Group Rates are available. For tickets, call 718-961-0030 or email ExecutivDirectorFSF@gmail.com. NOA, who is of Yemenite origin and raised in the US, now resides in Israeli […]

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East-West Lunar New Year Celebration

The East-West School of International Studies invites the community to a Lion Dance Performance and Parade on Thursday, February 15, starting at 8am inside the school.  All are welcome!

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Public Hearings on Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES HEARINGS ON POTENTIALLY ELIMINATING THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE FOR TIPPED WORKERS Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the dates and locations for the upcoming public hearings to address the possibility of ending minimum wage tip credits in New York State, also known as the subminimum wage. “New York continues to be a national leader in fighting for justice […]

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Learn English for Free!

Learn English at Queens Library for FREE! Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals. Morning, evening, and weekend classes are available for both beginners and intermediate ESOL students. Spring 2018 classes begin the week of February 17th. Registration begins now. To register, attend an in-person pre-screening session at your nearest community library. View pre-screening dates and locations here!