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World’s Fair History Walking Tour

It’s Mother’s Day! Our free tours of famous World’s Fair sites will include buttons, souvenir maps of the 1964 World’s Fair, and chocolate roses for mom. Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, the second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more at Flushing Meadows Corona Park […]

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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 […]

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TOUR: World of the 7 Train

TOUR: Saturday, June 2, 10am-5:30pm Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, Jack Eichenbaum has led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became his signature tour, focusing on what the #7 train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914. So much has […]

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Participate in Jane’s Walk

Get Ready for Jane’s Walk Weekend, May 4-6 Inspired by the legendary urban activist, Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk combines the simple act of exploring the city with personal observations, local history, and civic engagement. What started as a handful of walks when MAS began hosting the event in 2011 has since grown to include hundreds of walks across the five […]

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Free Walking Tour of the future KissenaWay

Burn off some of those extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast by going on a free walking tour through the future KissenaWay in Kissena Corridor Park on November 24, from 11:59AM – 3:00PM. Enjoy the fresh air, light walking, local history, and dreams for the future. Please visit the event page if you’re interested: https://www.facebook.com/events/165099734088542/?active_tab=discussion

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Flushing Walking Tours in May

Join us for walking tours in Flushing this month!  SAT, MAY 20, noon – 4pm: Join Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Transportation Alternatives Queens Committee for a free walking tour of Downtown Flushing. The tour will commence from the Old Quaker Meeting House on 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, and will stop by the RKO Keith’s Theater, Flushing Town Hall, […]