Celebrate the Lunar New Year at these FREE Queens Library events!
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Happy Lunar New Year! To celebrate, the Flushing branch of the Queens Library is presenting a variety of events, free to the public. Music, dance, art, food—there’s something for everyone, culminating in a full day’s activities on Saturday, Feb. 20. So mark your calendars and enjoy the Year of the Monkey! Click here for more […]

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7 astonishing events to celebrate Lunar New Year in Queens
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With everyone talking about the first Lunar New Year recognized in the city’s public school calendar, many are wondering where to go this week to celebrate the holiday and the arrival of the Year of the Monkey. Here’s a short roundup of places holding events to honor the Lunar New Year in Queens this month: 1. Lunar […]

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Lunar New Year is a public school holiday for the first time today
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For the first time in their history, New York City public schools will be closed to observe the Asian Lunar New Year this Monday, Feb. 8. The addition of the Lunar New Year to the public school calendar, which Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last June, was celebrated by Public Advocate Letitia James, other elected officials […]

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Flushing Town Hall is hosting two weeks of Lunar New Year events
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Flushing Town Hall will host the wildly popular Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar for the second year in a row as part a two-week celebration of the Asian Lunar New Year. The entire Lunar New Year celebration begins on Friday, Feb. 12, and continues until Sunday, Feb. 28.  It marks the beginning of the Year […]

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Whitestone resident develops website for local helicopter noise complaints
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All they want is some peace and quiet. A Whitestone resident is taking the issue of overhead helicopter noise into the hands of the community by developing a website for residents to digitally submit complaints. Technology consultant Daniel Aronoff launched the beta test version of his site, “Stop the Chop NY,” on June 24 in […]

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