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Flushing Creek Bike Tour

Flushing Creek Bike Tour ~Sunday, September 9, 10am-12pm~ Sergey Kadinsky, author of Hidden Waters of New York City, will lead this ride. Join Sergey, NYC H2O, Guardians of Flushing Bay, Empire Dragon Boat Team and Friends of Flushing Creek on a bike tour along this waterway that explores Flushing Creek from its source to its mouth. Flushing Creek is an urban waterway hidden […]

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Annual Honey Harvest Festival

Bee Smart!  Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees!                                                                                 The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives on Wednesday, August 22 from 1:00PM to 3:30PM. Join us for tasty, fun, and informative activities for all ages.  See how the Voelker Orth Museum’s beekeeper harvests honey. Make bee-inspired art. Sample different types of honey from different regions. […]

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Tour de FLUSHING

Tour de Flushing Sunday, August 19, 2018 Ride: Family-Friendly Bicycle Exploration of our Community  Start at Kissena Corridor Park (Main Street & Elder Ave) across the street from the entrance to the Queens Botanical Garden Afterwards: lunch at local Flushing eateries. Bring cash! RSVP @ Transportation Alternatives Co-hosted by Transportation Alternatives Eastern Queens Committee, Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Queens Greenway, […]

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Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden

From family betrayals to fairy tale endings, from magical storms to miraculous potions, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into the Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary, and Victorian Garden. Come early! Starting at 7:00pm, Kids & the Classics is the […]

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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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Be the Guardians of Flushing Bay

    Flushing Waterways Vision Launch DESCRIPTION Help launch the second stage of Flushing Waterways visioning, a community-driven process that re-imagines Flushing Bay and Creek. Your input is needed to transform the waterways into clean, accessible, and industry-friendly open space that the community and ecology deserve. Participants will have a chance to learn more about the visioning process, ask questions, contribute […]

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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 […]