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May

13

2015

If you’re looking for family-friendly activities this summer, no need to travel outside the neighborhood! The office of Councilman Costas Constantinides has announced two upcoming all-ages events for Astorians both young […]

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May

05

2015

One of our favorite family friendly events is upon us- Kite Flight is this Saturday at Socrates Sculpture Park*! Here’s more info from their website: Using recycled materials, children and […]

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Jan

21

2015

We just heard that local favorite Raising Astoria, will be closing their retail store this February. Their announcement mentions their current space on 23rd Avenue will be dedicated to education […]

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Oct

21

2014

Hallets Point peninsula in Astoria—the area south of 26th Avenue is home to a 55% child poverty rate. It is, of course, also the potential future home to Astoria Cove. This […]

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Oct

06

2014

The Hell Gate Horror Is Back!

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in Astoria, Children, Halloween

While walking home from my early morning swim, I spotted a sign that I had been looking for over the past couple weeks—the flyer announcing the Hell Gate Horror!! Indeed, […]

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Sep

03

2014

Thanks to the folks at GrowNYC, we’ve learned about the Socrates Greenmarket Farmer Games, which sound like a good time. Get ready for lots of family-friendly fun this Saturday, September […]

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Aug

20

2014

Backpack Giveaway Sunday, August 24

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in Astoria, Children, Event

Thanks to the good folks at Zone 26, we’ve learned about this awesome backpack giveaway! Lighthouse Ministries is behind the event, now in its third year, and it will take […]

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Dec

09

2013

Today’s winner will receive a big gift for a little Astorian! Congrats Pam!  You will receive a pack of 5 classes to FunkiJam from Raising Astoria! Raising Astoria has an […]

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Dec

04

2013

We can’t forget about our littlest (and cutest!) Western Queens residents in our 12 Days of Giveaways.  Raising Astoria is a community-oriented shop for new and expecting parents, offering a variety […]

Oct

17

2013

Halloween brings parties, festivals, parades, a walking tour and more to Astoria and Long Island City in 2013.

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