Aug
7
Fri
Culture, Cuisine, and the Census @ virtual
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Culture, Cuisine, and the Census @ virtual

Join the CUNY Census Corps, Census Cooks, and Commonpoint Queens for Culture, Cuisine, and the Census, a virtual event celebrating the 2020 Census and food – two things that unite us all. The event will feature organizations like Commonpoint Queens and the Queens Public Library, bakeries like Jesseca’s Sweet Treats and chefs, Census 2020 NYC staff, CUNY Students and International Students performing music, poetry, and more!

In this event, you’ll learn:

delicious recipes from Bolivian, Chinese, and other cuisines
myths and truths about the census from chefs and neighbors
why the census is especially important during COVID-19 and BLM movements
how to participate in Census 2020 efforts from your home
information about the Commonpoint Queens food pantry and census outreach efforts

This event will broadcast on Facebook live at facebook.com/centralqueensfh. To register, click here. For more information, please contact fadia.census2020@commonpointqueens.org or censuscooks@gmail.com.

Oct
3
Sat
LIC Springs Back! @ Long Island City between 50th and 46th Avenues (Vernon Blvd)
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LIC Springs Back! @ Long Island City between 50th and 46th Avenues (Vernon Blvd) | New York | United States

On Saturday, October 3rd, LIC Partnership hosts its 7th Annual LIC Springs! community block festival on Vernon Boulevard between 50th and 46th Ave.

Celebrate Long Island City and enjoy live music, dance and theater performances plus interactive lessons, art & sculpture-making, fitness classes, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, sports games and more. Free and open to all ages. LIC Springs! is thankful to Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer for his support and is a proud partner of DOT Weekend Walks.

To see photos from last year’s event, please visit: licqns.com/licsprings2019album.

Please reach out to please contact our Director of Events, Carla Nicdao, at cnicdao@licpartnership.org or 718-705-9933 for questions about the event.

May
21
Fri
COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR @ Parsons Community School
May 21 @ 4:00 pm
COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR @ Parsons Community School | New York | United States

Health & Wellness Fair. All aspects of health and wellness are welcome. Open to Seniors and adult children of seniors.Our health fair is an educational and interactive event that provides preventive methods, medical screenings to people in the community, and healthcare/insurance information. We will have a variety of vendors including Fidelis, Empire BlueShield, Affinity Health Plans and many others. We will also have music, games and FREE FOOD and Beverages. The NYPD and Fire Department will be present to provide safety demonstration, and games for the community. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND!