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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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Flushing Creek Bike Tour

Flushing Creek Bike Tour ~Sunday, September 9, 10am-12pm~ Sergey Kadinsky, author of Hidden Waters of New York City, will lead this ride. Join Sergey, NYC H2O, Guardians of Flushing Bay, Empire Dragon Boat Team and Friends of Flushing Creek on a bike tour along this waterway that explores Flushing Creek from its source to its mouth. Flushing Creek is an urban waterway hidden […]

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Cushman & Wakefield is hiring for two positions!

Cushman & Wakefield is hiring for two positions: (1) Graphics / Operations Associate; and, (2) Sales Associate – Queens (see job description attached). If you are interested in these positions, please contact Kevin Louie directly at kevin.louie@cushwake.com or +1.718.512.2627.   Graphics / Operations Associate Sales Associate  

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Come to the non-partisan candidate forum for the Primary Election in New York’s 11th State Senate District

State Senate District 11 ~September Primary Candidate Forum~ The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Asian Pacific Americans Voting & Organizing to Increase Civic Engagement (APA VOICE), a non-partisan coalition of 19 community-based non-profit organizations, will host a non-partisan candidate forum for the Primary Election in New York’s 11th State Senate District currently held by incumbent Tony Avella. For the […]

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History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited

History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited Presented by Queens Borough Historian Jack Eichenbaum, PhD Date: Sunday, September 30th Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm Price:  $5 ($3 for Members, Seniors and Students) Light refreshments will be served. The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research of  Eichenbaum’s 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing’s namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, […]

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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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The High Line Seeks Kiosk Operators

The High Line Seeks Kiosk Operators Friends of the High Line (FHL)—the non-profit caretakers of New York City’s famed High Line park—is offering three-year contracts for two fixed kiosk locations starting in the 2019 season with 50-60 seats each. Karen Karp & Partners (KK&P) has been engaged by FHL to identify, recruit, and select these new vendors. KK&P is issuing […]

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Flushing Greenmarket is looking for a market manager

Bilingual Farmers Market Manager We’re looking for a market manager for the Flushing Greenmarket. The shift is from 7am-3pm, not including time to pick up and drop off a van. We pay $16/hr and are looking for someone who can commit to every Wednesday through the end of November.