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Queens College and NYC Parks launch borough-wide cultural initiative with free events and workshops


Jun. 26, 2024 By Athena Dawson Queens College and NYC Parks are collaborating for a borough-wide cultural initiative that will be running through October. The partnership will host a launch event on Thursday, June 27, and aims to promote cultural vibrancy in Queens through free performances and workshops focused on music, dance and visual arts….
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Forest Park gets a green boost with tree planting event hosted by White Cap at Oak Ridge

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May. 10, 2024 By Anthony Medina Over 50 volunteers from four partnering organizations worked diligently on Thursday, May 9, to plant 35 new trees and uproot invasive greenery in the historic Oak Ridge section of Forest Park in Woodhaven. White Cap, a nationally recognized construction supply company, hosted the tree planting event in partnership with…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend


Jan. 18, 2024 By Aidan Pellegrino The city of Queens has plenty of things to do over the winter, and this weekend is no exception. Whether it’s at a park, show or it’s just a great place to eat and relax, there is always something for everyone.   Friday, Jan. 19   Alley Pond Park Forest Restoration Come volunteer at Alley Pond Park to help rebuild and restore the local ecosystem and learn about the importance of topics such as environmental conservation and species diversity. (Adventure Course Parking Lot, Union Turnpike, Oakland Gardens. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Admission: Free) Jr. Knicks…
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