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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 […]

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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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20th Anniversary Celebration at Queens Library

On Sunday, June 30th, Queens Library in Flushing is kicking off its 20th Anniversary Celebration! Come celebrate the 20th anniversary since the Flushing branch has appeared in downtown Flushing! Commencement starts at 1PM, afterwards, performances and special events will take place from 2PM until 8:30PM when the celebration ends. Party goers can show up early at 12PM for some refreshments and […]

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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 […]

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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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Free Concert: Kool & the Gang at the SummerStage!

Kool and the Gang, one of the longest-running R&B groups in history, isn’t just a multiple Grammy Award-winning group. They helped shape funk and soul as we know it, and have inspired denizens of admirers and other talented artists since their inception in 1969. The group has no intention of slowing down anytime soon, either: Fifty-plus years later, they’ll still […]