christmas

Santas streak through Astoria
Santas streak through Astoria
News Michael Pantelidis 12/07/2011 at 11:54AM

Ever wonder what Santa is wearing under his suit? Residents of Astoria discovered the Christmas secret on December 3, when more than 100 streaking Santas raced around the neighborhood. The second annual Santa Streak, organized by Ran Craycraft, founder of the blog whyleaveastoria.com, was held this past weekend in order to gather coats for donation [...]

Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
News Michael Pantelidis 12/07/2011 at 11:44AM

A joint effort across eastern Queens is attempting to provide children and their families with warm bodies, full stomachs and plenty of presents to open on Christmas. Councilmember James Gennaro united with New York Cares service events manager Joseph Salas, Marine Corps Staff Sergeants Daniel Sweeney and David Bonney of the Sixth Communications Battalion and [...]

Holiday Choral Concert by The Community Singers of Queens
Arts & Music Queens Courier Staff 12/07/2011 at 11:26AM

The Community Singers of Queens will be performing a holiday choral concert on December 17 beginning at 8 p.m. at the Church on the Hill, located at 167-07 35th Avenue in Flushing. The choir, which consists of 30 members, will perform a unique collection of Christmas and Hanukkah songs. Tickets cost $10 and will be [...]

Queens Center tree lighting kicks off Christmas season
Queens Center tree lighting kicks off Christmas season
News Nargas Karimi 11/23/2011 at 3:19PM

Three . . . two. . . one. . . holiday lights! To kick off the holiday season, nearly 250 people of all ages gathered for the tree lighting ceremony at Queens Center Mall on November 19. “This is the 8th annual tree lighting event. It doesn’t take too long to plan this event, but [...]