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Sunday, July 28, 2019 // 4 - 6PM Location:Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, NY 11367At the north end of Meadow Lake Lawns adjacent to Ederle Terrace Map link here.  All programs are free and open to the public. About Flushing Fantastic Flushing Fantastic is the premier resource for visitors, businesses, and residents to discover Flushing’s hidden historical and contemporary treasures. Flushing is a fantastic inspiration for people around the world to come together and move forward as a community.
Tour de Flushing is a FREE, marshalled, family-friendly ride through Queens' Greenbelt and beautiful tree-lined streets. The base ride is 15 miles long with an optional 4 mile leg through beautiful, hilly Douglaston if you want an extra challenge.  Our ride finishes in Queens' food capital, Downtown Flushing. Free valet bike parking will be available at the final stop, the Flushing Quaker Meeting House. From there you can park your bike and explore Flushing and its cuisine (bring your wallet). Check out this
Flushing's Chinese Community Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 6PM ($20 per person, advanced registration is required) This immigrant destination and commercial center has come to rival its Manhattan antecedent. Taiwanese rather than Cantonese at its core, Flushing plays a host to a variety of overseas Chinese groups. Rezoning and greater land availability support unusual real estate developments including office buildings, hotels, residential condos, specialty shops, cultural institutions, and malls. Dine in more than 100 Asian restaurants. ​Led by Queensborough Historian Jack
Flushing's Korean Community Friday, June 28, 2019 at 6PM ($20 per person, advanced registration is required) Koreans are the premiere small businessmen and church builders of contemporary immigration. Their center of gravity has migrated away from Central Flushing and is now sprawling east along Northern Boulevard and to "Koran Villages" at LIRR stations. See surprising shops and churches. Eats include "BBQ" and "KFC." This tour will meet in front of The Coop (133-42 39th Avenue #103, Flushing, NY 11354) and
A Public Art Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Corona Park w/ artists Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong & Dev HarlanSunday, June 9th, 20192:00PM FREE Admission You are invited to participate in the opening of this year-long public artwork with a discussion on the site’s history and a movement workshop. This event is free and completely open to the public. PLEASE BRING A BEACH TOWEL TO LOUNGE OUT ON THE LAWN WITH POOLTIME! Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, NY 11367 At the north end
Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm Start Location:Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354End Location: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 136-76 41st Avenue Flushing, NY 11355 Advanced registration is required at https://bit.ly/2DGa37V. The New York Landmarks Conservancy: Flushing Sacred Sites Tour 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,
Join us at Godwin-Ternbach Museum on Monday, May 5 as artist Fred Adell discusses the inspiration behind his art. About Flushing Fantastic Flushing Fantastic is the premier resource for visitors, businesses, and residents to discover Flushing’s hidden historical and contemporary treasures. Flushing is a fantastic inspiration for people around the world to come together and move forward as a community. If you have any questions or inquiries, let us know!  
You are invited to attend the upcoming Mono prismatic wave  art exhibition at the art center in Queens College! The exhibition will be held from May 6th - June 7th. Mono Prismatic Wave is a group exhibition of eight contemporary Korean-American artists. Sharing a cultural heritage that is filtered through various forms of art, their works embody a unique life story and philosophy.                                    
The Zagat New York City Restaurants Guide is back for 2020, and it needs your dining intel. From now until May 5th, if you head to survey.zagat.com you can rate and review restaurants you’ve tried around Flushing, Queens, and the rest of NYC (all five boroughs are in play). Choose from the hundreds of restaurants listed, or use the write-in option to share your knowledge about other spots you’d like to see included. All your contributions will play a role
By Felipe Alexandre        Ever since I first set eyes on Flushing in 2008, I was fascinated by its energy, diversity, and amazing food selections. I truly felt that it was an enormous privilege to walk these streets and witness American immigration happening right before my very eyes. With that wave comes amazing opportunities for us to experience different cultures, food, customs, and language. I knew then that eventually I would have a law practice here and I
This year is the 6th annual Queensboro Dance Festival tour running from May-October, all Queens-based choreographers and cultural dance groups are welcome, deadline is April 8th. For more information and to RSVP, click here. About Flushing Fantastic Flushing Fantastic is the premier resource for visitors, businesses, and residents to discover Flushing’s hidden historical and contemporary treasures. Flushing is a fantastic inspiration for people around the world to come together and move forward as a community. If you have any questions or inquiries, let
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 family-friendly event and all ages and running/speed-walking abilities are welcome! Invite friends through their Facebook page.Registration for the run is donation-based. All proceeds support Guardian's advocacy to
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