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Get an insider’s perspective on top things to do, see, and eat in Flushing!

Check out the M/WBE Workshop March 8th!
You are invited to participate in the upcoming M/WBE Certification Workshop on March 8th from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM at the Queens Library located at 41-17 Main Street Flushing, NY, 11355.  To RSVP, email Rasel Rahman at RRahman@cchr.nyc.gov or call 718-657-1187. About the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) The NYC Department of Small
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Come Celebrate the 12th Annual Panorama Challenge
The City Reliquary, Queens Museum, & The Levys’ Unique New York! have partnered for an exciting evening of trivia with the whole city at your feet. See them at the world’s largest architectural scale model – The Panorama of the City of New York at the Queens Museum! Panorama Challenge quizzes players on all things
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Buy Tickets to watch Purple Xperience today!
We invite you to come see the upcoming Prince tribute show Purple Xperience! The Purple Xperience is a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The band has been touring around the country since its inception in 2011 by Dr. Fink, a three-time Grammy Award winner and original member of Prince and The Revolution, and
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The Search for Freedom in Queens
The Bowne House and Lewis Latimer House Museum Celebrate Black History Month Highlights from the Bowne and Parsons Families’ Activities in Abolition and the Underground Railroad Robert Bowne (1744), the great-grandson of John Bowne, was both an early and prominent abolitionist in the family active in the anti slavery movement. In 1785, he joined with
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Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Flushing!
There’s no better time to explore Flushing, America’s Greatest Community, than during our Lunar New Year Celebration The Year of the Pig begins Tuesday, February 5th. One of my favorite things to do on the first day is try to catch a glimpse of the many lion dancer troops that make their way in and
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The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Celebrates the Lunar New Year!
Lunar New Year is coming up and we invite you to march with The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce during the parade on Saturday, February 9th at 11am. We will gather at historic St. George’s Church at 9:30am to connect and stay warm with hot coffee and refreshments before heading to the parade site together.
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70th Republic Day of India Celebrations
Participate in the celebration of the 70th Republic Day of India and Remembering Leaders of Non-Violence: Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King Day, and Nelson Mandela on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 3:00 PM in the Saraswati Hall, located at 45-52 Bowne St, Flushing, NY 11355. About Flushing Fantastic Flushing Fantastic is the premier resource
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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
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Dance Theatre of Harlem
Join Kupferberg Center for Arts for this year’s celebration with Dance Theatre of Harlem, a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim. This institution began shortly after the assassination of Dr. King, which inspired Arthur Mitchell to start a school that would offer children – especially those in Harlem – the opportunity to learn about dance
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Winter Family Programs: Plants We Eat!
Queens Botanical garden is offering the community a chance to visit the green house and enjoy the wonders of edible plants. This event will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 11 am to 12 pm. Ticket costs are $12 per child. Although it is recommended for ages 4 through 10, all ages are welcome.
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Crafting the Bird’s Eye View Free Drop-in Family Workshop
Come and celebrate National Bird’s Day with Queens Museum during this workshop. They will be creating all types of birds using pine cones and other fun materials. Join and listen to different stories about the birds of the world. This workshop is recommended for ages 4 and up. Story-telling segments occur at 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM,
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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
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