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Category: Recreation

Art | 30th October 2019

Jazz Nights @ Leaf Lounge

Live Jazz at LEAF THE FABRIZIO SCIACCA TRIO Wednesday Nights from 8pm to 11pm November 7 through December 18 no cover charge Leaf Bar & Lounge invites you to live jazz nights on Wednesdays from 8pm to 11pm from November 6 to December 18, 2019.   This is something totally new for Flushing and we […]

Places | 29th October 2019

A Day in the Life of the Flushing YMCA

Written by Joey Rodriguez Before the sun rises, before the coffee is brewed, before New York City and Queens have hit their daily stride, the Flushing YMCA opens. The larger of the two pools on-site is adjusted for temperature, the deck cleared of any obstructions. Lifeguards ready their whistles and safety equipment and prepare for […]

Event | 1st April 2019

Register for 5K on the Bay!

Register today for Guardians of Flushing Bay’s Third Annual 5k on the Bay Fun Run. The run will take place on Flushing Bay Promenade, starting at the World’s Fair Marina Pier 1 next to the historic candela structures. After completing a loop around the promenade, participants will finish the run at historic Pier 2. It’s a […]

Places | 25th January 2019

The Art of Fencing in Flushing

The Queens Fencing Club is the place to cross swords and have fun. The Olympic sport of fencing has lunged into Flushing and is now flourishing in Queens.  Suit up! Don your mask! Pick your weapon and get EN GARDE. With its club open centrally in the Flushing/Bayside area, the Queens Fencing Club has since […]

Entertainment | 8th December 2018

Explore History & Culture on #HollyTour2018

The holidays are up-and-coming! Treat your friends and family to the great history of Flushing through the Holiday Historical House Tour this weekend on Sunday, December 9, 1-5pm. With just one ticket, guests can visit SEVEN historical houses, landmarks, and museums! Sites will include musical performances, enjoyable holiday crafts, and themed seasonal displays and decorations as […]

Recreation | 13th October 2018

Learn FREE Wilderness Survival Skills: Knot Tying

Join the NYC Park’s Urban Park Rangers to Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. An outdoor experience that you will never forget with a FREE admission. The location is Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue in Kissena Park. The event will be held […]

Recreation | 12th October 2018

Global Kids 5K Run/Walk/Push

Love Running? Well, here is an opportunity for you run/ jog/ walk around Flushing’s most attractive tourist site: The Unisphere. Bring your family and friends for a day of fun, while supporting the Global Kids 5K Run . The cost for admission is FREE for students under 18, $25 for early registration and $35 for general registration. […]

Recreation | 8th July 2018

Kissena Velodrome: Keeping The Simple Elegance of Bike Racing Alive in Flushing

Photo credit: Jillian Abbott Bicycle racing at Kissena Velodrome, located in Kissena Park off Booth Memorial Avenue at Parsons Blvd., is more than a sport for many of its riders. It’s a passion, a way of life, a community. And, this sense of purpose and belonging is not limited to the athletes. This track is […]

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