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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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Flushing Greenmarket Launches Third Season at Maple Playground

Organic Composting & Cooking Demos Available During Season, July 11 to November 28 The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and GrowNYC along with Councilman Peter Koo today launched the third season of the Flushing Greenmarket at 136-50 Maple Ave, Flushing, NY 11355. The Flushing Greenmarket operated by GrowNYC will be open every Wednesday 8am to 4pm, from July 11 to November 28, 2018. The Flushing Chamber partners with GrowNYC to promote the […]

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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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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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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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New York Empire Tennis Tournament

Don’t miss the best tennis players in the world taking the court in NYC this summer, in a fast-paced format that’s perfect for the whole family! Competing in World TeamTennis action, the New York Empire is the league’s newest team, playing its home matches at the legendary USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Queens. Top American […]

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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 — 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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Grab Your Passport to Flushing!

A Guide to the Best Places to Eat & Hang Out For the very first time, we are launching the inaugural “Passport to Flushing” weekend promotion with special discounts provided by some of the area’s best local restaurants, cultural venues, and retailers. Passports will be distributed to visitors to the neighborhood this weekend as well as participating venues. Visitors access […]