Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Celebrate the return of autumn leaves (and the end of these dog days of summer!) at this annual Fall Festival. Play games, make corn husk dolls, churn butter 19th century style, press your own apple cider, interact with a historic interpreter, and more.
King Manor Museum
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Join in for the Museum’s annual Behind the Scenes tour of the home of Rufus King, signer of the United States Constitution and early voice in the anti-slavery movement. Originally constructed in the 1750s, King lived here from 1805 until his death in 1827. Executive Director of the King Manor Museum Nadezhda Allen will lead
King Manor Museum
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm
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,
King Manor Museum
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 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
Lawrence Cemetery
5:00 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,
Queens Botanical Garden
2:30 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
Queens Historical Society
2:30 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
Queens Historical Society
2:15 pm
All the way from Nova Scotia, The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold in a new adaptation of Marcus Pfizer’s award-winning books about the beautiful fish who learned to share his most prized possession. Mermaid Theatre’s striking puppetry production includes two delightful companion stories, Rainbow
Flushing Town Hall
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.
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College