Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mother Nature is fascinating in all seasons. Learn how she survives in the cold. Join naturalist Virginia Dankel on this wintery guided interactive stroll. A cup of hot cocoa included to bring along on the walk.
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, February 2nd at
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. The next class will be led by Radha Vatsal on Saturday, February 2nd from
Feb 3 all-day
Join Master flour dough artist, Xun Ye, for this unique workshop in traditional Chinese flour dough sculpture. Participants will learn basic dough art techniques to create their own animal or flower sculptures. Ye will also share a brief history of this art form and will demonstrate the sculpting of a child’s face.
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm
Speaker: Diane Fraher (Osage/Cherokee), filmmaker and founder and director of American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) This program will include a screening of clips from two films by acclaimed Osage/Cherokee filmmaker Diane Fraher, The Reawakening (2014) and The Heart Stays. Fraher will discuss her own work, depictions of Native American people in film and the work
Feb 9 all-day
Taught by contemporary Pojagi artist Wonju Seo, participants will learn how to make a single layer paper Pojagi using 5 colors (Red, Blue, Yellow, White and Black) of Asian rice paper and glue. This paper Pojagi can either be displayed as art or used as a decorative window screen. (all materials included; for ages 5
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
For those little ones who just can’t wait to be a Young Chef. Here’s something just for you. APEC little cooks will have fun learning about an animal, and then help make a delicious snack to compliment what they’ve learned. All materials included. Come join us as we challenge ourselves to try new things. We’ll
Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
PEC and SunPower by EmPower Solar bring this workshop to Queens families to celebrate Solar Appreciation Day. This STEM workshop covers the basics of energy, electricity, electric vehicles, batteries, and includes a lesson on how to build your own solar-powered toy car. The workshop will also help children explore how our energy and transportation choices
Mar 12 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Nature based playtime for babies and caregivers! Enjoy singing songs, moving to music and hands-on activities that spark curiosity and discovery. Little ones will meet a special animal guest in each class.
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm
Speakers: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Rachel Waters, graduate student at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, also known as #NODAPL or the Standing Rock protests, began after Energy Transfer Partners gained approval to build a pipeline
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm
Speakers/Performers: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel, Founders of Spiderwoman Theatre Founded in 1976 in New York City, Spiderwoman Theatre is the oldest indigenous people’s theatre company in the United States. Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel as well as their sister Lisa Mayo, are from the Kuna and Rappahannock nations and have formed the core of
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