Jun
20
Thu
80th Anniversary of the Whitestone Bridge: Author Talk with Jason Antos @ Bayside Historical Society
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
80th Anniversary of the Whitestone Bridge: Author Talk with Jason Antos @ Bayside Historical Society | New York | United States
2019 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Whitestone Bridge, which opened to traffic on April 29, 1939. Jason Antos, author of Images of America: Whitestone, will do a presentation on the remarkable history of this connection between Queens and the Bronx, and gateway to the 1939 World’s Fair. Learn some fascinating facts as Jason chronicles this facet of Whitestone’s development.
Jun
22
Sat
Simplifying Herbs For Your Daily Life @ Queens County Farm Museum
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Simplifying Herbs For Your Daily Life @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Queens Farm cultivates 30 varieties of annual and perennial herbs. Join our farmer and resident herbalist, Phoebe Greenberg, to learn more about growing and using herbs for their medicinal benefits. This class will explore some of the properties of specific herbs grown on the farm and provide a variety of simple ways you can harness their healthful benefits in your very own kitchen. A walk around the farm will allow you to see the range of herbs that can be grown in this region. A hands-on activity is included, and all participants will take home a sample of herbs with fun recipes to try after class!

Writing From the Heart @ Maspeth Library
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Writing From the Heart @ Maspeth Library | New York | United States

This workshop will be held on Saturdays at noon at the Maspeth Library on April 13 and 27; May 4, 11 and 18; June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Space is limited, with people welcomed on a first-come, first-served basis. They don’t have to attend every week to be a part of it.

Taught by Maxine Fisher, a natural teacher, whose taught at three colleges, including Queens College.

Jun
25
Tue
Business Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs & Taxes @ LIC Conference Center - Queensboro Room
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Business Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs & Taxes @ LIC Conference Center - Queensboro Room | New York | United States

Please Join the LIC Partnership in collaboration with Bank of America Merrill Lynch for a panel discussion on trade, tariffs & taxes. This informative session will include a business, subject matter experts, and government representatives who will speak about the opportunities and challenges in today’s global economy.

Businesses will also learn from government representatives about resources and programs available to help facilitate trade, such as the Global NY Fund Program managed by the Empire State Development and the Foreign Trade Zone Program by the Economic Development Corporation.

Moderator:

Lydia Nikolic, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Speakers:

Michael T. Cone, Fisher Broyles

Ehiwario Efeyini, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Thomas George, Quadlogic Controls Corp.

Simon Kaye, Jaguar Freight

Brian Teubner, NYC Empire State Development

Ryan White, NYC Economic Development Corporation

Agenda:

8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Check-in & Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Panel Discussion

9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Q&A and Networking

Event Partner and Sponsor:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Advance registration is required. All attendees must present a valid ID at the security desk to enter the building. Please contact our Events Manger, Carla Nicdao, at cnicdao@licpartership.org or 718-705-9933 for questions about the event.

Jun
29
Sat
Writing From the Heart @ Maspeth Library
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Writing From the Heart @ Maspeth Library | New York | United States

This workshop will be held on Saturdays at noon at the Maspeth Library on April 13 and 27; May 4, 11 and 18; June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Space is limited, with people welcomed on a first-come, first-served basis. They don’t have to attend every week to be a part of it.

Taught by Maxine Fisher, a natural teacher, whose taught at three colleges, including Queens College.

Jul
9
Tue
Artists & Creatives Money Skills @ Flux Factory
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artists & Creatives Money Skills @ Flux Factory | New York | United States

This two-hour class (with handouts + practical exercises + Q&A!) is created to give you a basic, crucial grounding in the financial aspects of being “in business” as a creative, artist, and cultural worker.