Life’s WORC essay contest aims to dispel bullying of the differently-abled
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BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Have you experienced or witnessed bullying of autistic or developmentally disabled individuals in your school or community? Life’s WORC and the Family Center for Autism are co-sponsoring the first year of an essay contest to write about these experiences and how they can be prevented in your school or community. “My son […]

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Big weekend in Queens: Enjoy a variety of (not only) Valentine’s Day events

It’s a big weekend in Queens, with Valentine’s Day on Sunday and Presidents’ Day on Monday, the World’s Borough doesn’t disappoint with a multitude of romantic, fun and exciting events to choose from. Take in a jazz brunch in a castle; bring the little ones to a magic show; explore an Asian wedding dress exhibit; enjoy […]

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Lil Kim is headlining Valentine’s Day show at Resorts World Casino in Queens
Photo courtesy of Allan AB/Queens Bee Entertainment

The 1990’s hip hop legend Lil Kim is headlining a special Valentine’s Day concert at Resorts World Casino New York City in Jamaica on Sunday, February 14. Known as “Queen Bee,” Lil Kim one of the few female stars to come out of the Hardcore Rap genre. Known for her music as well as her problems with law […]

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Midwinter camp New York Hall of Science in Queens will illuminate your kids
Photo courtesy of New York Hall of Science

LED light bulbs are so cool! On February 15, youngsters (grades one through four) can explore electricity and create their own LED-powered house during the Design Your World Camp at the New York Hall of Science in Corona. Set to run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays, this five-day educational adventure is scheduled […]

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Star chefs will hand-deliver meals to Ridgewood and Astoria elderly this Sunday
Photos courtesy Eric Groom

Love is a full stomach. Two rising-star chefs were able to spread a little love, just in time for Valentine’s Day, to 200 homebound elderly residents of Ridgewood and Astoria, as part of the Chefs Deliver initiative for the Citymeals program. On Wednesday, Feb. 10, Chef Franco Barrio of Bespoke Kitchen hand-delivered meals to homebound […]

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