About Town

Check out Patch's new feature that will give you the scoop on all events, meetings and goings-on in the community during the upcoming week.

Welcome to About Town, Douglaston-Little Neck Patch’s one-stop post for all of the events, meetings, top stories and other important information you need to know about for the upcoming week.

The feature will run every Monday at 6 a.m. If there are any goings-on that we missed, please email the editor at nathan.duke@patch.com or post information in the comment section below and we’ll add the event into our roundup.


The will hold its weekly class on Monday. will offer its program that day as well.

On Tuesday, the YMCA will host a job fair in Forest Hills.

This Wednesday, the Queens County Bird Club will host a at Alley Pond Environmental Center.

The city will celebrate It's My Park Day on Saturday. Douglaston Garden Club members will take part in a bake sale at 40-60 Douglaston Parkway that day before making their way over to to weed and plant dogwood trees.

On Sunday, the will hold its annual at the corps' headquarters.

The will host a on Sunday to raise money for a nonprofit that helps cancer patients through exercise.

The will host on Saturday and Sunday. Regular pool season begins after Memorial Day.


Alternate side parking is cancelled for Thursday for the Solemnity of the Ascension. All other parking rules, including meters, are still in effect.

We’d love to hear from you. If you have any news tips for Douglaston or Little Neck, please email them to the editor at nathan.duke@patch.com.


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