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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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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Queens Historical Society!

Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 Location: Kingsland Homestead 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing, NY Time: 5:30pm Price: $30 per person; tickets will be available at Queens Historical Society. Dr. Jack Eichenbaum, Queens Borough Historian and QHS Board member, will lead a walking tour from Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead to the two prior locations of Kingsland in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Flushing. The tour will […]

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Garden Creativi-Tea: Art Workshops

All ages welcome! Our family-friendly summer art workshops are back. Make and take home your own creations.  Each week we combine art with some nature in the  garden, and a refreshing glass of iced tea on the side. Victorian garden-inspired collage, giant colorful “spider webs” and with your own fuzzy crawlers, painted planters, something to grow on your window-sill. Each week we’ll feature a […]

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Grand Music Ensemble With the Lica Band

Join us for the 41st Anniversary of the Hindu Temple Society of North America as we have an enjoyable evening with the Grand Music Ensemble with the Lica Band. There will be different kinds of live music in various languages at this anniversary, such as: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. Presented by Shruti Shekar and the Musical Ensemble. A […]

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4th International Yoga Day

Save the Date is proud to invite you to participate in celebrating the 4th International Yoga Day on Sunday, June 24th. International Yoga Day will be a day of activities with Surya Namskaram(Sun salutations), demonstrations of asanas, Yoga/Health talks and presentations, sarela yogapranayama(breathing control), yoga at desk, satvik food, ayurveda(traditional medicine), and more. Located in the Kalyana Manatapam of the […]

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Flushing’s World Fair — Flushing Wellness Within Tour with Shweta Parmar

SPICE Up Your Life – Flushing Wellness WithIN Tour Sunday, June 17, 2018 8:30-10am:  Yoga Class at Ganesh Temple ($7) 10:30am-Noon:   Authentic South Indian Brunch* and AyurvedaTalk N Spices Workhshop with Shweta Parmar ($20)*=order and pay accordingly Noon-12:30pm:  Spice Shopping with Guidance from Shweta Parmar, Ayurvedic Practitioner Eating organic, living eco and still feeling crappy? Dreams just staying dreams and not manifesting?  Not living Life […]

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Flushing’s World Fair — Feasting on Flushing with Joe DiStefano

SAT. 11AM: FEASTING ON FLUSHING ($85) Bring your traveling shoes and your appetite for a culinary walking tour of Downtown Flushing with Joe DiStefano, Queens-based food writer and author of “111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss,” from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The journey begins with delicate Cantonese steamed rice rolls from Joe’s and includes more than a half dozen stops—including Soybean […]

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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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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 […]