Event: Birding: Hawk Watch at Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
1/19 11am | Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Our birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Locally Made Products
Join the CEO of Choice Tax Solutions Abby Eisenkraft on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Women’s Power Breakfast for a fast-paced presentation: “Tax Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs”. Just in time for tax season! As always, there will also be free food and plenty of opportunity to network
StartUP! Business Plan Competition
The StartUP! Business Plan Competition is halfway done, but there's still time to enter for a chance to win $10,000, or just take the classes to work on your business plan. The first step is to take our free series of workshops at the Flushing Library. Check out the schedule below or check out our website for more details
QEDC gratefully acknowledges the support of…
Then There's 'Thai Spicy'
Painting, drawing, mixed media and photography by Queens residents only! T he Bayside Historical Society hosts its 18th annual Winter Art Show in Fort Totten Park from Jan. 14 to Jan. 27. It's in The Castle, a two-story, rectangular-frame mansion built in a late Gothic Revival style during the 1870s. In other words, it's the chance to see great art inside great architecture
The Noguchi Museum will host the next Center of Attention on Jan. 13. Participants will study and discuss â Okiagari-Koboshi â by Jorge Palacios. Consisting of accoya wood in a swan shape, it's named after ancient roly-poly Japanese dolls that bounce back up after being knocked down. Palacios, who was born in Madrid in 1979, specializes in sculptures for urban public spaces.
The zombies are still alive and kicking in…
Tap w/ Omar Edwards
Omar Edwards is a gifted dancer, entertainer, and musician who has been in love with Tap since he was 12 years old. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Omar draws his dancing from 23 years of experiences and formal training; including collaborations with masters like Henry Letang, Jimmy Slyde, and Marie Brooks.
In 1994, he earned national acclaim when he and then Tap partner Daniel B. Wooten Jr. won 13 times including the grand prize on the famed T.V. show Star Search. From that time on, he has embarked on a Tap Dance career that spans the world of music, dance, television, theater, and film.
Queens Economic Development Corporation
Please note that this workshop has a new location.
This workshop helps participants develop their business idea, organize their start-up process and create a strategy to launch their business. It also covers key elements of how to start a business including: financing, business registration, permit & licenses, and tax related issues. Learn how to setup a company and avoid missteps that can cost you time and money.
This event welcomes all veterans who are interested in starting their own businesses.
Yes, It's A Zombie Apocalypse
Flushing Town Hall unveils its Red Envelope Show on Jan. 5. Featuring original work by visual artists, the homage honors the Year of the Pig and the red "celebration" envelopes distributed during Lunar New Year. All the pieces are for sale with 25 percent of proceeds going to the Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary
The New York Hall of Science just unveiled How Many Zombies Are Too Many Zombies? The interactive exhibition â maybe âgameâ is a better word -- can have as many as 25 players a time. These "scientists" help the Center for Calamity Control simulate zombie outbreaks. They analyze population graphs and manipulate different parameters. Piece of cake!
The borough offers a hearty welcome to the new year with comedy…