Tag: Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens

Sky Farm LIC expansion celebrated by community members and leaders

May 22, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Representatives from Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) gathered on Tuesday, May 21, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of Sky Farm LIC, a one-acre farm located atop the Standard Motor Building.  The farm, located at 37-18… Read more »

Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens awarded $3 million capital grant for new Astoria headquarters

  Apr. 29, 2024 By Bill Parry Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens was awarded a $3 million capital from Empire State Development earlier this month to support the club’s redevelopment project in Astoria. The new clubhouse will be approximately 125,000 square feet and include a state-of-the-art gymnasium, 175-seat theater, regulation swimming pool, classroom… Read more »

Astoria students learn about drones and green energy jobs at STEM event

Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Over 40 students at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria participated in a mentoring session on drone technology and green energy jobs Wednesday evening as part of an initiative to introduce young children to STEM careers.  The event, which took place in the Variety… Read more »

Queens Council on the Arts merging with Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens

Mar. 27, 2024 By Bill Parry Queens Council on the Arts, the Long Island City-based nonprofit dedicated to fostering and developing the arts across the borough, is in the process of merging with Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria, the largest youth development organization in western Queens. The merger will provide QCA… Read more »