Astoria Jan 11, 2017 Get Ready for the Astoria Community Celebration Celebrate Astoria’s diversity on Sunday, January 22 at the Variety Boys and Girls Club. Share this Scoop by Meg Cotner total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Celebrate Astoria’s diversity on Sunday, January 22 at the Variety Boys and Girls Club. by Meg Cotner Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops #CLOSERikers Rally and March This Saturday The 5th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Is Here June 14 2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Astorians On Sunday, January 22 at noon, head to the Variety Boys & Girls Club (21-12 30th Road) for the Community Celebration of Astoria’s diversity. Our local electeds will be there—Assemblymember Aravella Simotas, Senator Mike Gianaris, and Councilmember Costa Constantinides—to help revel in the amazing community in one of the most diverse places on the planet. We asked Aravella to share her thoughts on the event and the concepts behind it. She tells us, “Astoria is a place where differences do not divide us, rather they bring life to our community and the richness that is humanity. We all live together, work together and educate our children together.” The one and a half hour celebration will include dance performances from the Variety Boys and Girls Club Dance Troupe, “The Vipers” and the Astoria Young Women’s Leadership Academy Digital Dance Project. There will be remarks from faith leaders and the event will also celebrate the harmony and fellowship that exists among Astoria’s diverse residents. See you on the 22nd! Twitter Facebook Email Print Aravella Simotas. Michael Gianariscommunity celebrationCosta ConstantinidesdiversityVariety Boys and Girls Club About Meg Cotner Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver. Related scoops #CLOSERikers Rally and March This Saturday The 5th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Is Here June 14 2017 New Year’s Resolutions for Astorians One Comment georgetheatheist January 13th, 2017 What diversity? The sponsoring 3 pols are Greeks. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.