February Break Family Programs at Queens Botanical Garden

Winter is wonderful at QBG! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities throughout the February school break. Recommended for children between 4 to 10 years old, but all are welcome to attend. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for multiple children. These are not drop-off programs; each child must be accompanied by one adult. […]

Sign Up For A Free Mental Health First Aid Training Session!

Queensboro Hill Flushing Civic Association is teaming up with Green Earth Urban Gardens Inc to create a Mental Health First Aid Training program that helps you recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance abuse. You will learn how to listen without judgement, respond to, and help someone in distress until they can get the professional care they […]

Lunar New Year Celebration at Queens Botanical Garden

Celebrate the Year of the Pig with QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family! The event will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST. The cost of the event is FREE. The event will be located at the Queens Botanical Garden For more information, click here. About the Greater Flushing […]

Join donateNYC’s new Pitchfest, “Partnerships to Close the Loop!”

The NYC Department of Sanitation’s donateNYC program is organizing a pitch competition focused on reducing textile waste. “Partnerships to Close the Loop” aims to connect eco-conscious fashion brands exploring ways to reduce their textile waste with creative nonprofit organizations engaged in materials reuse. Participants in this event will be partnering up to put together a joint project pitch that will […]

Chamber Joins Coalition to Successfully Pass Awnings Act!

Once vibrant commercial strip in Flushing now barren due to sign penalties Flushing, NY – Council Members Rafael Espinal and Peter Koo today joined merchants in the Asian American Federation’s Union Street Small Business Program in Flushing to rally in support of the Awnings Act – legislation that would ease the punitive burden on small businesses in response to a recent […]

NYC Love Your Local Small Business Grant Program

The Love Your Local Small Business Grant Program is a program created by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to help local businesses continue providing the jobs, goods, and services that make our neighborhoods vibrant. The program will select 20 small businesses to each receive an in-depth assessment of their business, one-on-one business consultations, and a grant of […]

Your Business & the New Tax Laws

Join the workshop to learn about the tax reform bill signed into law in December 2017 that significantly changed how businesses are taxed at the federal level in 2019. This workshop will provide a review of the key provisions affecting businesses of this sweeping new tax legislation. Many deductions were eliminated and some new ones have been introduced. This course will […]

Welcoming International Business to New York and Queens College

International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC) is a program that helps entrepreneurs build their businesses in NYC by facilitating partnerships that qualify entrepreneurs for cap-exempt H-1b visas. How does IN2NYC work? Entrepreneurs selected through a competitive process will be matched with one of seven partner CUNY schools in New York City. Entrepreneurs and their partner schools will form collaborative partnerships that will enable […]

NYC MASTER COMPOSTER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Love to learn? Join The NYC Compost Project Master Composter Certificate Program: an advanced composting course that trains a select group of New Yorkers every year to support, develop, and maintain community-based composting projects across all five boroughs. The course requires 24 hours of classroom instruction, two field trips, 30 hours of compost-related fieldwork, and a final project. The course […]

Queensboro Hill Flushing Civic Association Monthly Meeting

Queensboro Hill Flushing Civic Association is inviting you to their December meeting. Advocacy on the grassroots level is crucial in any community. We hope you can join us, meet and greet each other, so we can work together for a stronger community. Please view the flyer below for more information about this public monthly meeting.   About the Greater Flushing […]