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A conversation with Jennifer Walden Weprin: Reflecting on a transformative 5 years at the Queens County Farm Museum

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Jan. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Jennifer Walden Weprin, who served as the executive director of Queens County Farm Museum (QCFM) from October 2018 to December 2023, said that her 5-year tenure with the organization included multiple achievements such as helping the farm incorporate additional land and guiding it through COVID-19. Weprin, who is married to former assembly member and council member Mark Weprin, came to the position in 2018 with a background in public service. For instance, she worked as the Director of Cultural Affairs and Tourism for then-Borough President Melinda Katz for two years prior to taking the…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

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Jan. 4, 2024 By Ethan Marshall New events come with the new year. As we enter the first weekend of 2024, there is plenty of things to do across Queens. Whether it is related to art, entertaining performances, or even contributing to the community, there are a lot of activities to keep people occupied in…
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Queens Farm’s holiday lineup offers festive family fun

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Nov. 27, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park has an array of old and new festivities on their holiday lineup this year. Whether you’re in the mood to give or receive, a trip to the farm’s “winter wonderland” has something for everyone. Illuminate the Farm  For the third consecutive year, the Winter Lantern Festival will light up Queens Farm with bright displays. Illuminate the Farm features a walk-through experience featuring illuminated tunnels, swings, see-saws and a bounce house.  The holiday lights and Chinese lanterns were crafted by skilled artisans with decades of experience. And this…
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Halloween events at Queens County Farm offer family fun for all

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Oct. 31, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan The Halloween celebration at Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park on Sunday, Oct., 29 gathered dozens of costume-clad families for a range of fun fall festivities.  At Halloween on the Farm, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees made their way across the sprawling 44-acre farm where they could get a spooky farmhouse experience at the historic Adriance Farmhouse or enjoy a wholesome photo-op among gourds at the patch.  The event also featured a performance from Halloween’s Blessing Angel, presented by The Edward Morgan Ballet, for the first time on the farm. And…
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Autumn in Queens: Experiencing the magic of fall in New York’s largest borough

Oct. 5, 2023 By Czarinna Andres Queens, with its vibrant cultural tapestry and scenic beauty, undergoes a mesmerizing transformation every fall. From the historical neighborhoods to its expansive parks, this borough offers a unique blend of nature and urban charm during the autumn months. If you’re looking to experience the essence of fall while staying… Read more »

These fun fall-themed events are coming soon to Queens County Farm Museum

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Sep. 22, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan With the official start of fall just days away, there are plenty of fall-themed activities to look forward to at the historic Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park this year.  Pumpkin Patch The patch will be free and open daily from Sept. 30 through Oct. 28 and on…
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Queens County Farm Museum hosts annual Sheep Shearing Festival

May. 15, 2023 By Paul Frangipane Overdressed sheep lined up for their annual trimmings on Saturday, May 13, as the Queens County Farm Museum hosted its much-anticipated Sheep Shearing Festival. The farm’s fluffy residents were in desperate need of a shearing on the warm and humid day to prepare for the summer weather ahead. The…
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