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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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Tinker Lab Summer Camp 2018

The Tinker Lab is the key educational program at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum to serve high-quality, innovative hands-on activities treating science and technology as an integral part of the humanities. In the Tinker Lab, participants use an array of technologies such as Scratch, Ev3, and Wedo, and build from scratch using various micro-controllers, proto-boards, and coding programs. The museum sees the […]

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Flushing’s World Fair — Wellness Workshop with Shweta Parmar

Overcoming BurnOut, Distraction, Lack of Clarity – Practical Tips for Inner and Outer Sustainable Success Shweta Parmar, Gutsier Living Friday, June 15, 2-4PM (FREE) Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Phoenix Ballroom, 2nd Floor Being a business owner or entrepreneur is a fulfilling journey but often can be stressful.  While we may know the things that are good for us to do on […]

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Flushing’s World Fair — Video Marketing Workshop

Tell Your Story: The basics of digital storytelling through video Sixty First Productions Friday, June 15, 2-4 PM (FREE) Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Phoenix Ballroom, 2nd Floor Learning how to create video content for your business can be a very effective tool to market your products, services and/or experiences. If you’re a business owner interested in creating entry-level video content for […]

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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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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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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 […]