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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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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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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 […]

Flushing Bike Tour & Paddle

Flushing Creek Bike Tour & Paddle —this Sunday!

Join NYC H2O and Guardians of Flushing Bay this Sunday for a Flushing Creek Bike Tour & Paddle! See event and ticket information below! Flushing Creek Bike Tour & Paddle Sunday July 23 at 10am with Sergey Kadinsky Map showing Flushing Creek, Joseph R Bien 1891 Join NYC H2O and the Guardians of Flushing Bay, for a bike tour that explores Flushing […]

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Cinderella Samba by City Parks Puppet Mobile on July 5th

Cinderella Samba by City Parks Puppet Mobile on July 5th Come join us for Flushing’s first outdoor puppet mobile performance! The lively production features an original commissioned musical soundtrack that brings samba center-stage; handcrafted Carnival festival floats on parade; and one-of-a-kind marionettes donning their most vibrant Carnival costumes, created by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater. This […]

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Patriotic Picnic on July 8!

Invitation to a Patriotic Picnic on July 8 at the Queens Historical Society The Queens Historical Society is hosting a post- Independence day picnic celebration on Saturday, July 8 from 1 to 4 pm. Festivities will include food and beverages, as well as performances ranging from operas to indie grassroots music. Your participation will help raise funds to preserve and […]