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Katz Institute for Women’s Health Conference

The Katz Institute for Women’s Health is hosting a conference on Thursday, May 17th at the Long Island Marriott Hotel and Conference Center located on 101 James Doolittle Blvd, Uniondale, NY 11553. The Conference will host various workshops such as, Burning Issues about Your Stomach and Liver that May Save Your Life by Henry C. Bodenheimer Jr. and Matthew J. Whitstone, To […]

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Meet the Lender: Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

One of the most challenging issues for small business owners is finding the much needed capital to grow their business. Join us to meet with a lender based in Queens on May 10th from 9AM thru 10AM at Queens Center, 90-27 Sutphin Blvd, 4th Floor, Jamaica, NY 11435. In this workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to hear and meet […]

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Jennifer’s Annual Flushing Bay Shoreline Clean-Up

Please join the Empire Dragons in partnership with the Guardians of Flushing Bay, Riverkeeper, and the NYC Parks Department as we work together to clean-up the Flushing Bay shoreline. Join the clean-up, experience paddling in our dragonboat, learn about green infrastructure initiatives designed to restore our waterways and continue the legacy spearheaded by Jennifer Meredino, one of our founders on […]

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14th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? The Japanese American Association of New York will host its 14th annual Sakura Matsuri this Saturday, from 11am to 1pm. This annual festival is held in order to celebrate the spring blossoming of the cherry trees at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The event will feature live Taiko drum performances, a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese […]

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Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

Walking Tour Co-sponsored with The Voelker Orth Museum Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 *Rain Date: Sunday, May 6th at 2:00pm Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm Group meets at 1:45pm Location: The Flushing Cemetery 163-06 46th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11358 Meets inside the main gate at the Chapel Directions: 718-359-0100 or flushingcemetery.com Price: $10 Registration Purchase Tickets Here Information Local historian James Driscoll and horticultural specialists Fred Gerber […]

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Moore-Jackson Cemetery Beautification

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 (& Every Saturday Following) Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm Price: FREE Location: Moore-Jackson Cemetery (51st Street between 31st and 31st Ave) Join us as we gather for a community-wide Beautification Day at Moore-Jackson Cemetery. We will be cleaning, planting and celebrating the warm weather with family friendly activities. Come meet your neighbors and join together to keep Moore-Jackson beautiful! All ages […]

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Sacred Sites Walking Tour

Discover Queens on May 6th! Queens is the most diverse county in the United States. With nearly half of the 2.3 million residents born abroad, its neighborhoods are home to families that hail from over 120 countries and speak over 135 languages. On Sunday May 6th visitors will enjoy musical performances that highlight Flushing’s religious diversity.Flushing is noted for its […]

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Fiction and Personal Themes: Race and Immigration

Saturday, April 21, 2:30PM – 4:30PM @ Lewis H. Latimer House Museum Please note due to limited space, RSVP is required. If you have registered but will not attend, please cancel your order so other people can attend. Thanks! Nothing can be written overnight. Not really. So what will it take for you to stay with a story from its beginning, middle, […]

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Flushing High School Community School Forum

Flushing High School will be hosting a Community School Forum on April 25th, at 5PM in the Cafeteria. Flushing High School is a community school, but what does a community school mean? Join the forum in developing new partnerships between Flushing High School and community resources to support improved student learning, stronger families, healthier community, and an improved Flushing High School. Enjoy good […]

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Sharing our Farm Traditions: Growing Korean Crops at Evergreen Community Garden

Sharing our Farm Traditions: Growing Korean Crops at Evergreen Community Garden GreenThumb community gardeners at Evergreen Community Garden; GreenThumb Evergreen Community Garden is a 5-acre community garden in a predominantly Korean neighborhood in Flushing, Queens, with nearly 300 garden plots. Join us for a tour of the garden, and hear from garden members about their traditional crops and growing methods. […]