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Jun 12, 2014

Sponsored Giveaway: Two Tickets to the QCA Block Party

  On June 21st, QCA is kicking off summer with their annual Block Party! Enjoy a fun-filled evening of food delights from Bareburger, Snowdonia, Manducatis Rustica, Kim Chi Smoke, and (…)

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On June 21st, QCA is kicking off summer with their annual Block Party! Enjoy a fun-filled evening of food delights from Bareburger, Snowdonia, Manducatis Rustica, Kim Chi Smoke, and neighborhood newcomer Mamu Thai  (just to name a few).  All this served alongside cold beer from SingleCut and Rockaway Brewing Company. Musicians from Make Music New York will be rocking the street and when the sun sets, enjoy a screening of the best shorts from the Queens World Film Festival, Rural Route Film Festival and Sparrow Film Project.

Kaufman-Astoria-lotPlus QCA will honor Neighborhood Stars George Rallis and Gary Anza from William Hallet (who will be at the Block Party roasting a pig!) and our very own Mackenzi Farquer. (Check out the carefully created awards they’ll receive!) The Block Party combines community, film, and supporting the arts in one big Kaufman back-lot extravaganza.  The winner of this giveaway gets to experience it all with the plus-one of their choice! If you tweet about the giveaway (make sure to tag @weheartastoria, @KaufmanArts, @QCAsocial) you’ll get a chance to win a $50 dollar gift certificate to participating food vendor, Manducatis Rustica.

QCA Block Party_Scholarship ProgramThe best part of the QCA Block party? Proceeds from the event will support the High School to Art School Scholarship program. A super fun community event and a chance to support youth arts education = a good time. Don’t take your chances with this sponsored giveaway, only one lucky reader will win. Get your tickets online today! We are super excited to be a part of the QCA Block Party as a media sponsor. Make sure you stop by our We Heart “booth” and say hello!

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About Emily Rios

Emily Rios manages special events, sponsored content and advertising clients as WHA's Business Development Director. She is a passionate and dedicated youth developer with a strong background in non-profit management, and works as Senior Manager of Youth Leadership at generationOn.

19 Comments

Sandy

I am looking forward to the many “food delights”! I have been wanting to try Mamu Thai.

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Maria Belford

Looking forward to meeting other local Queens artists at the block party!

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Meredith

This would be my first QCA Block Party as I’m a new resident of Astoria. Would love to go and experience this!

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Steph M.

Would love to go to the QCA Block Party! I’ve been in Astoria for 5 years and love all the new and exciting additions we are getting :)

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justina justice

It is all about Astoria. Grew up in Astoria, Live in Astoria, Love Astoria and want to see it continue to grow!!!!!! Thanks for the opportunity. Great event!!

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Courtney Kern

This event sounds great!
I moved to NYC on a dance scholarship many years ago! Of course I am very happy that this event will help some near and dear to my hear-High School to Art School Scholarship program! We love attending local events when we can and this one looks like lots of fun!!!!

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