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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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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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Flushing’s World Fair — Flushing Wellness Within Tour with Shweta Parmar

SPICE Up Your Life – Flushing Wellness WithIN Tour Sunday, June 17, 2018 8:30-10am:  Yoga Class at Ganesh Temple ($7) 10:30am-Noon:   Authentic South Indian Brunch* and AyurvedaTalk N Spices Workhshop with Shweta Parmar ($20)*=order and pay accordingly Noon-12:30pm:  Spice Shopping with Guidance from Shweta Parmar, Ayurvedic Practitioner Eating organic, living eco and still feeling crappy? Dreams just staying dreams and not manifesting?  Not living Life […]

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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 […]

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Path Through History Weekend – Kingsland Homestead

Museum Tours – Path Through History Date: Saturday, June 16th & Sunday, June 17th, 2018 Location: Kingsland Homestead 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing, NY Time:11:00am – 1:00pm Price: Free The Queens Historical Society will be participating in the Path Through History, a weekend in June that highlights sites of rich heritage at historically and culturally significant sites throughout New York State. Visit us during normal […]

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Tour: Religious History and Diversity in Flushing

Jack Eichenbaum is holding a free tour on the Religious History and Diversity in Flushing on Sunday, June 17, from 12—2PM. The tour meets inside the 1694 Quaker Meeting House, (137-16 Northern Boulevard)  New York State’s oldest house of worship, for the tour introduction before moving on. This tour includes Flushing as the birthplace of religious freedom via the Flushing Remonstrance document and the […]

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Tour: Flushing’s Chinese and Korean Commercial Communities

Jack Eichenbaum is holding a tour of Flushing’s Chinese and Korean commercial communities on Friday, June 15, from 6-8PM. The tour starts at the (Korean) Coop Restaurant located on 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 […]

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Kick Off Flushing’s World Fair on June 15

A three-day expo showcasing the food and culture of Flushing and the surrounding neighborhoods will be kicking off next month, evoking the spirit of the 1964 World’s Fair with a modern twist that reflects the worldliness of the borough today. Flushing’s World Fair — scheduled for June 15-17 — will feature workshops on how businesses can capitalize on the growing […]

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Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

Walking Tour Co-sponsored with The Voelker Orth Museum Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 *Rain Date: Sunday, May 6th at 2:00pm Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm Group meets at 1:45pm Location: The Flushing Cemetery 163-06 46th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11358 Meets inside the main gate at the Chapel Directions: 718-359-0100 or flushingcemetery.com Price: $10 Registration Purchase Tickets Here Information Local historian James Driscoll and horticultural specialists Fred Gerber […]

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Sacred Sites Walking Tour

Discover Queens on May 6th! Queens is the most diverse county in the United States. With nearly half of the 2.3 million residents born abroad, its neighborhoods are home to families that hail from over 120 countries and speak over 135 languages. On Sunday May 6th visitors will enjoy musical performances that highlight Flushing’s religious diversity.Flushing is noted for its […]