Saturday, May 30, 2015

Introducing Central Astoria's 2015 'International Cultural Festival' [CentralAstoria.nyc]



Saturday, May 30, 2015
Central Astoria is proud to announce that it has been designated by Council Member Constantinides as the recipient of the NYC Cultural Immigrant Initiative through the Department of Cultural Affairs. The initiative is designed to bring the traditions and cultures of immigrant groups to audiences around New York City. On May 30th from 12 Noon to 5 PM Central Astoria will present its first International Cultural Fest in Astoria Park on the Astoria Park Pool Terrace. Performances will include music and dance from Bangladesh, Brazil, Ecuador, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Romania, Spain and North Africa. Bring your friends and family, come down to Celebrate Astoria and appreciate the amazing kaleidoscope of cultures that makes Astoria the great neighborhood it is.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Historic New York [NYCgovparks.org] Astoria-Park / events


Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster


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Astoria Park

Historic New York: 

The General Slocum Disaster

Sunday, June 7, 2015

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.


This historic walking tour will focus on the General Slocum disaster.  
On the morning of June 15, 1904, the steamboat General Slocum caught fire in the East River with approximately 1,300 people on board, including many children. In the course of 20 minutes an estimated 1,021 people died. It was the deadliest disaster at that time. Hear the full story about the General Slocum disaster and learn the outcomes it had for the future of boating safety.
 Astoria Park also allows visitors to experience a unique view of the East River.
Space is limited. Registration is required. 
To register, please visit  www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 28th.

Location

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Astoria Park Lawn in Astoria Park Accessible

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Exact meeting location will be announced to registered participants.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Contact Number

(718) 352-1769