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
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
11:00 am
Join us for Halloween-themed family fun at the Cunningham Park Farmers Market. We’ll have free pumpkin painting (with pumpkins grown by our own farmers of course!), trick or treating for kids with our vendors and a costume parade for kids so make sure to bring them in their favorite costumes! The farmers market is open
Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
12:00 pm
Head to Flushing Meadows Corona Park and enjoy music, games, inflatable rides and a pumpkin patch for the kids. Don’t forget to wear your best and spookiest outfit to join in the Halloween spirit!
Shocktoberfest
3:30 pm
For kids of all ages, animation historian, Tommy Jose Stathes treats us to a reel of spooky cartoons from the 1920-30s. A master of vintage animation, Stathes conjures the magic of early cinema – fun and not-too-scary – projected on 16mm film. The screening starts at 5 but there’s mask-making, flip books and refreshments before
Voelker Orth 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
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
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
2:00 pm
Under the baton of maestro Manuel Campos, the Ecuadorian youth orchestra Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil de la Prefectura del Guayas will present rich sounds of the Americas including music by Gershwin, Cardenas, and Piazzolla. Come welcome this exciting youth orchestra to Queens! $10/FREE for Members, Students & Teens
Flushing Town Hall
Dec 15 all-day
12:00 am
“The Nutcracker” is the perennial favorite of generations of children and “children at heart”. The treasured holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Thrill to the same authentic Russian choreography that is performed in Moscow by the famous Bolshoi Ballet. Set to Tchaikovsky’s
Kupferberg Center for the Arts
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