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Sep 04, 2014

Whistle While you Cowork

We are big fans of the QNS Collective and we’re super excited to be both collaborators and supporters of the first QNS Cowork Week. Check out all of the fantastic (…)

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We are big fans of the QNS Collective and we’re super excited to be both collaborators and supporters of the first QNS Cowork Week. Check out all of the fantastic parties, workshops, presentations and community events. During the week of September 15-20 stop by and work at the QNS Collective for FREE! (QNS Collective, 36-27 36th St)

Screen Shot 2014-09-01 at 10.22.18 AMSaturday, September 6 @ 6:00 pm: Louie “KR.ONE” Gasparro Back on the Block We’ve already expressed our love and admiration for Louie “KR.ONE” Gasparro. Join him at the Collective for a Gallery Opening and Book Signing. RSVP here #BackOnTheBlock

We Heart Astoria HEARTFriday, September 12 @ 7:00 pm: Launch of Cowork Week 2014 We Heart Astoria will welcome QNS Collective in full grand opening style. We’ll have the team from R’A’R’ Bar providing the nosh, treats from Sweet Jane’s Desserts, and beer on tap from SingleCut Beersmiths. Space is limited so purchase your ticket today! (Early bird tickets are only $10!)

WHA Team_Best of Astoria Monday, September 15 @ Noon: Blogging your Brand with We Heart Astoria Join yours truly (& the WHA Team) for a special Lunch & Learn. We’ll discuss our best tips and tricks to effectively blog your personal/professional brand. Register here!

Dan Feld_Queens CollectiveMonday, September 15 @ 4:00 pm: Prologue Sessions with Dan Feld What do you want to do in life? (Start a business? Change careers? Grow your business? Know what you want to do in the first place?) What’s stopping you? (Not enough time, money, resources, all the above?) Enter the Prologue Sessions. This interactive workshop is specifically designed for you to get of out of your own way and get what you want for your career. Purchase your ticket here.

Firat_QNS Collective Monday, September 15 @ 7:00 pm: Keynote Presentation with Firat Parlak Firat is the Creative Director and driving force behind Awesome — a startup focused, hands-on creative agency that contributes well beyond design. Awesome has helped over 85 founders, including Art Binder, Thought Catalog, Udemy, DateMySchool, Skift, and Wanderfly. Firat truly cherishes shepherding the first- timers through the entire process. He combines design expertise with product development, fundraising, and strategic planning to bring those entrepreneurs’ dreams to life. Don’t forget you must register to attend this awesome session. Plus Native Coffee will be there keeping the conversation caffeine fueled! This event is FREE! RSVP here.

Building & Marketing Your Online Business_QNS CollectiveTuesday, September 16 @ 6:00 pm: Building & Marketing Your Online Business Digital Brewery and Open Source Fashion are putting together a powerful event to invigorate the queens startup ecosystem. Join us for great education, friendly conversations, and cocktails. Learn more and purchase your ticket.

Yoga Lunch & Learn_QNS Collective Wednesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 18: Yoga Lunch Break Open Level. Designed to safely and comfortably introduce students to the practice of yoga. Learn more and get registered. These classes are FREE! Sponsored by Anthea Yoga.

Frank the Butcher_QNS CollectiveWednesday, September 17 @ 7:00 pm: A Conversation with Creative director and Tastemaker Frank “The Butcher” Rivera Join us as Frank provides expert insight and advice in his process from passion to career in working with streetwear and sneaker brands such as, Nike, Timberland, New Balance, Reebox and Puma. This session is not to be missed! Native Coffee Roasters will be back providing hot drinks for the group. If you want to sip something a little more mellow, the fine folks from Glassful will be there sharing their favorite wine varieties. Reserve your spot. DroneKraft_QNS CollectiveThursday, September 18 @ 7:00 pm: Drone Takeover with DroneKraft The NYC based drone company, DroneKraft will be launching a new mini Quadcopter this October. Come learn more about this urban adventurer. 

Distilled Nationl_QNS CollectiveThursday, September 18 @  9:00 pm: Distilled Nation Join fellow Whiskey Enthusiasts as they come together to discover new drinks, enjoy favorites and discuss them. Whether you are an expert, or someone who would like to learn more, this group is for you! BYOB Must be 21+ to attend. Don’t forget to purchase your ticket.

Starla_QNS CollectiveFriday, September 19 @ 7:00 pm: Film Screening “Starla” A Film by Rik Cordero  Born and raised in Queens, New York-Rik Cordero is known for applying unusual, non-traditional shooting methods in his work. Check out a preview for this film and reserve your seat.

Image source: Adam_T4 via the WHA Flickr Pool

Image source: Adam_T4 via the WHA Flickr Pool

Saturday, September 20 @ 11:00 am: 36th Ave Photo Scavenger Hunt Grab a team (also totally cool to go solo), a camera, and join us for the 36th Ave Photo Scavenger Hunt! Clues will be released in front of the QNS Collective at 11:00 am or follow along with QNS Collective on Facebook to download clues on your own.


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.

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