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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

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Jan. 11, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Just because the holiday season has come and gone does not mean that there is any shortage of fun and entertaining things to do in Queens this weekend. From shows, to hikes, to fun classes, there is a lot to do this weekend.   Friday, Jan. 12   All…
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Over 3,000 people gather for Chanukah celebration in Queens

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Dec. 14, 2023 By Ethan Marshall More than 3,000 Queens residents braved the cold weather Wednesday night to attend the fifth annual “Light Up the Night” Chanukah celebration at Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows. The event was headlined by Israeli singing sensation Gad Elbaz. In addition to Elbaz’s performance, the event featured a menorah lighting…
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Chanukah celebration returning to Cunningham Park for fifth year

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Nov. 27, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan The fifth annual Light Up The Night, a menorah lighting ceremony in honor of Chanukah, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 10, in Cunningham Park.  Organizers of the event, which includes the Bukharian Jewish Community Center and Queens Jewish Community Council, expect over 2,000 people to attend. This year, Chanukah will begin on Thursday, Dec. 7 and end on Friday, Dec. 15.  Israeli singer Gad Elbaz will deliver a live performance at the event. And for the first time, the lighting ceremony will feature a fireworks display. There will also be grand prizes such…
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Queens students celebrate social action artwork installation at Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows

Jun. 7, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Students from 11 public schools in Queens gathered at Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows on May 31 to celebrate their artwork that is now displayed on benches that address social issues afflicting them and their communities.  The students’ brightly painted artwork, which will be on display through August, addresses…
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