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Kick Off Flushing’s World Fair on June 15

A three-day expo showcasing the food and culture of Flushing and the surrounding neighborhoods will be kicking off next month, evoking the spirit of the 1964 World’s Fair with a modern twist that reflects the worldliness of the borough today. Flushing’s World Fair — scheduled for June 15-17 — will feature workshops on how businesses can capitalize on the growing […]

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Asian Heritage Night in Queens 2018

Asian Heritage Night in Queens returns on May 23rd, from 6:30PM thru 9PM at the Flushing Town Hall on 137-35 Northern Blvd.  Hosted by the Flushing Town Hall, Hindu Center, Hindu Temple Society, Korean American Association of Queens, New York Chinese Chorus, and the Taiwan Center. Join us for another year of fun, featuring music, dance and cultural performances that represent the […]

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World’s Fair History Walking Tour

It’s Mother’s Day! Our free tours of famous World’s Fair sites will include buttons, souvenir maps of the 1964 World’s Fair, and chocolate roses for mom. Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, the second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more at Flushing Meadows Corona Park […]

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Queensboro Dance Festival Starts Tonight!

The 2018 Queensboro Dance Festival tour kicks off tonight! With Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Tap, Indian, Modern, Cumbia, Ballet, Tango, Jazz~ Meet all 26 Queens-based dance companies! Tango for All                                                                      […]

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Exhibition – Yorgos Giotsas: Uncertain Alphabet

Uncertain Alphabet considers the potentially-isolating effects of modern communication methods through Yorgos Giotsas’ new works on paper, which represent a marked departure from his typically sculptural body of work. As the second half of an ongoing partnership between Giotsas and the Art Center, begun with the series’ debut at Galerie Desmos in Paris, France, in November 2017, the Uncertain Alphabet […]

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Holi Celebration: “Festival of Spring” & Earth Day

Come and attend a Holi celebration at the Queens Museum, at the New York City Building on April 28th from 2pm-4pm. This colorful event is presented by the Hindu Temple Society of North America. Holi marks the onset of Spring when the regeneration of Mother Earth also takes place. As the Earth fills the atmosphere with the vibrant colors of the flowers and greenery, so does Holi. Therefore, […]

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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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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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Latimer House Cherry Blossom

The cherry blossom season has finally started! Come visit the Lewis H. Latimer House garden during open hours from April 13th thru April 27th to witness one of the best-kept secrets in Flushing, right here at the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum. Museum is open 12PM-5PM on Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays, and for special events.