Attend the Free Oral History Training Workshop!

The Queens Memory Project invites all those interested to their upcoming free oral history training workshop! The session will take place this Thursday, February 21st, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Sunnyside Branch Library located at 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, NY. There you will learn how to: prepare for an interview, ask good questions, make a high-quality […]

Opportunities for Minority & Women Owned Businesses

Take a look at these three cohort mentorship programs for minority and/or women-owned businesses:  Bond Readiness Program, NYC Construction Mentorship, and NYC Goods and Services Mentorship! If you have not yet received your M/WBE certification, get certified online or attend an upcoming workshop to learn more. Thursday, February 28th (5:30 – 7:30 p.m.) RSVP here. Tuesday, March 5th (6:00 – 7:30 p.m.) RSVP […]

Organics Rules for Businesses

New York City businesses are required by law to separate their organic waste such as food scraps, food-soiled paper, and compostable serviceware. Enforcement begins February 15th. If a business meets the minimum requirements outlined below, they must comply. As of August 15, 2018 Food service establishments with a floor area of at least 15,000 square feet Food service establishments that […]

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 […]

Department of Environmental Protection Wastewater Resiliency Program

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) owns and operates one of the largest wastewater collection and treatment systems in the world, with 14 wastewater resource recovery facilities and 96 pumping stations to convey storm water and wastewater to treatment.  Many of these facilities are located in low-lying areas, as much of the system is gravity-fed, and along […]

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 […]

Attend the AirTrain Community Forum

Join local residents, community organizations, and citywide partners for a forum on the proposed LaGuardia AirTrain to Willets Point. The event will have panel discussions and an environmental review workshop led by Riverkeeper’s Senior Attorney, Mike Dulong. The event will take place at New York LGA Marriott, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd, East Elmhurst, 11369, on Tuesday, February 12th from 7 pm […]

Check out the 2nd Annual NYC Free Tax Prep-A-Thon!

On Saturday, February 9th, the 2nd Annual NYC Free Tax Prep-A-Thon will take place, an all day long FREE Tax Filing marathon. At this special one-day event, you can: File your taxes for FREE if your 2018 annual income was $54,000 or less Get a FREE screening for local, state, and federal health and human service benefits Also offered at […]

Do You Have A Business Overseas and Want to Expand to NYC? Apply for IN2NYC Today!

IN2NYC is a City-led program that helps international entrepreneurs expand or relocate their businesses to New York City. The IN2NYC helps entrepreneurs who have started businesses overseas and wants to expand or relocate their business to the United States. International students graduating from U.S. universities who have started their own businesses are also eligible to apply. All applicants must have […]