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
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 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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.
Bayside Historical Society
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
Read a historical piece about preservation of the environment and discuss the reading. Presented by Friends of Maple Grove. Sponsored by Humanities NYC. Free admission. Victorian Admin Bldg at Lefferts Blvd & Kew Gardens Rd. Jo-Anne Raskin to moderate. Dedicated to the Maple Grove Quarry that supplied stones for the foundations of many homes built
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
Celebrate the holiday season and learn about the unique histories in this tour of seven historic sites in Flushing and Corona. Each site will offer special activities and refreshments. A mini bus will be available to take visitors to selected historic houses. Visit queenshistoricalsociety.org for advance tickets and more details. SUN | DEC 9 |
Flushing Town Hall