Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm
In the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve — a concert of the Creepy and Macabre — music for solo violin with titles like “le Tombeau” and other selections to set the austere and haunting mood of the season. Music of Jean-Marie Leclair, Georg Philipp Telemann, Giuseppe Tartini, and Johann Sebastian Bach, among others. Leah Nelson,
Join Edible Queens and Chef Bikash Kharel of While in Kathmandu for a seasonal cooking demonstration utilizing the season’s bounty. Chef Bikash will be preparing a Pumpkin dish inspired by what his Mom cooked him as a child growing up here in Queens.
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit this NYC Landmark and final resting place of the city’s first popularly elected mayor, Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence, and other descendants of one of Bayside’s founding families. History will come alive as we recount the stories of different members of the Lawrence family. The Lawrence Cemetery is located at the corner of 216th Street
Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Queens Historical Society cordially invites you to our 50th Anniversary celebration recognizing long time historic preservationist Joan Kindler and New York City Councilman Peter Koo. The 50th Anniversary Journal will be published to accompany this event containing history and facts about QHS and historic Kingsland Homestead, as well as listed advertisements from local organizations,
Nov 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
On Veterans Day, Mr. Haas will discuss his most recent effort, To Honor Fallen Heroes: How a Small, German-American Village in New York City Experienced the Great War – a historical study of more than six hundred fifty men from College Point, Queens who served in the Army: Navy, Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Bayside Historical Society for a walk back in time as we browse through archival material such as photos, slides, and maps of places in and around town. Compare pictures from the past with those familiar with us today and enjoy sharing reminiscences with fellow Baysiders. Cost: Free for BHS members; $5.00 for non-members.
Nov 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
(Seth Fein, dir. 81 mins) sees the interborough and international histories of imperialism and immigration that orbit the Unisphere in Queens since the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. The spit-screen documentary travels between present and past, original and archival footage, to contemplate how the imperial legacies of Robert Moses’s so-called public works and Washington’s Third
May 5 @ 1:00 pm
Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. This year’s event will include a candle lighting ceremony and special readings in honor of survivor remembrance.
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