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Autumn in Queens: Experiencing the magic of fall in New York’s largest borough

Oct. 5, 2023 By Czarinna Andres Queens, with its vibrant cultural tapestry and scenic beauty, undergoes a mesmerizing transformation every fall. From the historical neighborhoods to its expansive parks, this borough offers a unique blend of nature and urban charm during the autumn months. If you’re looking to experience the essence of fall while staying… Read more »

These fun fall-themed events are coming soon to Queens County Farm Museum

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Sep. 22, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan With the official start of fall just days away, there are plenty of fall-themed activities to look forward to at the historic Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park this year.  Pumpkin Patch The patch will be free and open daily from Sept. 30 through Oct. 28 and on…
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Queens County Fair celebrates 40 years with family fun for all

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Sep. 11, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Queens County Farm Museum celebrated its 40th annual County Fair from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10, and numerous Queens residents and leaders — including Mayor Eric Adams — were on hand to take part in the festivities. The three-day event kicked off Sept. 8 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Some of the notable individuals in attendance included Mayor Adams, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, State Senator John Liu, Council member Linda Lee, Assemblyman Edward Braunstein and Queens County Farm Museum Executive Director Jennifer Walden Weprin. In addition to the ribbon-cutting, there was a live…
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Astoria native among participants in apprenticeship program at Queens County Farm Museum

Sept. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Astoria resident Xochitl Fernandez was one of four college students selected to take part in an apprenticeship during the summer at the Queens County Farm Museum. Fernandez, who currently attends New York City College of Technology, received the apprenticeship through the Anne Saxelby Legacy Fund. The apprenticeship program’s main… Read more »

QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

Aug. 17, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Whether it’s music, discussions, tours or anything else, Queens has a lot of events going on this weekend. Be sure to check out some of these events, including an author discussion, comedy show, several musical performances and much more. Friday, Aug. 18 Author Talk with Hasan Ferdous Head to Jackson Heights for an author talk with New York-based writer Hasan Ferdous, who worked for the United Nations from 1989 until 2015. He studied English Literature at Dhaka University and received a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Kyiv University, Ukraine. (Queens Public Library, 35-51…
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Borough leaders show support at annual benefit for historic Queens County Farm Museum

Jul. 14, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Queens County Farm Museum hosted its annual benefit dinner meant to support the organization Thursday evening. Guests at the event enjoyed a cocktail hour with live music and hayrides before sitting for a dinner prepared with select foods grown at the farm. Among some of the notable individuals…
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Queens County Farm Museum hosts annual Sheep Shearing Festival

May. 15, 2023 By Paul Frangipane Overdressed sheep lined up for their annual trimmings on Saturday, May 13, as the Queens County Farm Museum hosted its much-anticipated Sheep Shearing Festival. The farm’s fluffy residents were in desperate need of a shearing on the warm and humid day to prepare for the summer weather ahead. The…
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‘It’s the best thing in the world’: Kids fill their Easter baskets to the brim during Queens County Farm Museum barnyard egg hunt

Apr. 10, 2023 By Paul Frangipane Hundreds of guests flocked to Queens County Farm Museum for its final barnyard egg hunt of the season on Saturday, April 8. Children donning bunny ears darted through the fields at the farm, scooped up colorful Easter eggs and filled their baskets to the brim as their parents tried…
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