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法拉盛 夜市雨中登場 30義工獲表揚

「法拉盛夜市」昨晚進行第三次系列活動,市議員顧雅明頒發感謝狀給協助舉辦活動的義工代表。(羊展恬攝) (紐約·羊展恬報導)由大法拉盛西商會主辦的第二屆「法拉盛夜市」活動,昨日​傍晚在法拉盛高中舉行第三次系列活動,雖然在傍晚時分受到陣雨影響,民眾紛紛前往各處躲雨,中斷了節目,但仍有不少民眾攜家帶眷在夜市走走看看。為感謝義工的熱心參與,市議員顧雅明昨晚也頒發感謝狀給30位協助舉辦活動的義工們。   顧雅明對大法拉盛西商會舉辦夜市活動給予大力的支持與鼓勵,他希望透過夜市活動能更引起外地遊客或其他地區民眾到法拉盛來消費及購物,藉此機會連繫到法拉盛各族裔民眾聚在一起。顧雅明說,因為夜市是許多亞洲地區國家的文化特色,也是紐約市其他地方少見的。商會理事李芳也特別感謝義工及商家對活動的支持與協助,希望活動愈辦愈好。 大法拉盛西商會執行主任崔容準則表示,「法拉盛夜市」不但為了向居民推介當地餐館及小商家,也是各族裔社區展現文化特色的平台,促進不同族裔間的和諧相處。他感謝來自各地的30位青年義工們,協助進行各項準備工作。8月26日將是今年「法拉盛夜市」的最後一場,屆時將邀請多位亞裔青年流行樂手在現場演出,並以”718 Love”為主題,要展現出大家喜愛法拉盛,及喜愛法拉盛地區的飲食與文化. Link to original article here .  

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Family-Friendly Events Bring Communities Together

This weekend, two family-friendly community events will engage Jackson Heights and Flushing with food, culture and crafts. Hosted by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, “Flushing Night Out: Unwind” this Friday on the grounds of Flushing High School invites guests to unwind with live music and a “DIY” Village for arts and crafts. The event, which lasts from 6 p.m. […]

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Free Screening of H.O.M.E. by Queens based artist Daniel Maldonado in Kissena Corridor Park

    Thanks to Queens World Film Festival and the Queensboro Hill Neighborhood Association, this Thursday, August 11, you can see a free screening of H.O.M.E. by Queens based artist Daniel Maldonado in Kissena Corridor Park, winner of the QWFF Best Feature 2016! Kissena Corridor Park (Main St. and Elder Ave) at dusk! RSVP on Facebook + see more information bellow– H.O.M.E. by Daniel […]

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Chamber Discounts for Tech Bootcamp

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Monroe College are partnering to bring The Tech Boot Camp to downtown Flushing.  Members of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce are eligible for a $250 tuition discount! As you know, we live today in a global economy driven more and more by tech.  Significant job opportunities are expanding in the tech industry […]

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Slices of Life from Flushing to Mumbai: Four short films in Kissena Corridor Park

Thursday August 4, 2016, at dusk, marks the half way point of the summer series of free indie film screening in Flushing’s own Kissena Corridor Park (Main St. and Elder Ave.) presented by Queens World Film Festival and the Queensboro Hill Neighborhood Association. This week’s feature captures a glimpse of life across the globe; RSVP on Facebook + see more information bellow– Slices of […]

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Free Homeownership Workshop @ Flushing Chamber

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce will host a free workshop on homeownership organized in partnership with East West Bank on Monday, August 8, 7pm, at the Chamber located at 39-01 Main Street, Suite 511, Flushing NY 11354.  The workshop is part of the Chamber’s “Financial Empowerment Academy,” an innovative community education program for local residents and entrepreneurs to learn […]

Flushing Night Out is back on July 29!

The second installment of Flushing’s outdoor night market features the theme ‘Beach Day.’ Visitors can enjoy a seaside inspired picnic on the beautiful grounds of the historic Flushing High School and enjoy live music performances featuring DJ BrokinPaper (Harrison Lee) and award-winning Sung Beats. Visitors at the market’s ‘DIY Village’ can express their creativity making paper plate jellyfish, flower leis, […]

Maple Playground Greenmarket Tote Bag Design Contest

CALL FOR DESIGNS! Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce launched a contest to create the design for a Maple Playground Greenmarket tote bag to be distributed to market patrons later this summer. Flushing community members of all ages are encouraged to submit a design (in JPG, PNG, or PDF files up to 12 x […]

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Free Spanish Film Screening in Kissena Corridor Park

Come hang with your neighbors and enjoy a set of Spanish films in Kissena Corridor Park this Thursday night at dusk, July 28, part of a seven week series, brought to you by Queens World Film Festival and the Queensboro Hill Neighborhood Association. RSVP on Facebook + see more information bellow– Spanish Visions: Nine short films from Spain, Cuba, USA and Brazil with […]

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Flushing Chamber Helps Start First Greenmarket in Downtown Flushing

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce partnered with GrowNYC to establish the first  Greenmarket in Downtown Flushing, Queens. The new Greenmarket is located adjacent to Maple Playground on the south-west corner of Maple Avenue and Kissena Boulevard, just two blocks from the Flushing Branch of the Queens Library on Main Street.  The new Greenmarket will be open every Wednesdays from […]