May 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
NEW DATE TBA. Edible Queens is a magazine that showcases unique local food, restaurants, bars and even recipes in Queens. On May 6th, its editor and publisher Claudia Sanchez will be a guest at the Queens Historical Society to talk about her magazine and experiences related to the diverse cuisines in Queens. Sanchez’s contributions to
Queens Historical Society
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Do you want to learn how to make an Ecuadorian Straw Hat? Here’s your chance! Three Ecuadorian artisans will share their ancestral knowledge and get you started at making your own hat. The weaving technique used to create the iconic straw hat (erroneously) known as the Panama Hat is one of Ecuador’s greatest cultural treasures.
Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
8:00 am
Long Island City has been described as both the fastest-growing neighborhood in the country and the most productive area in New York State. LIC is seeing historic growth in all sectors, and emerging as a true mixed-use, live/work/enjoy center of urban vitality. With Cornell Tech open across the river, the Life Sciences sector about to
Museum of the Moving Image
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Queens Farm is host to a variety of wild edibles in our woodlands, pollinator gardens, and pathway edges. Join expert Leda Meredith for this hands-on exploration of our grounds and learn to safely identify, sustainably harvest, and enjoy wild, seasonal ingredients. Leda will describe flavors, provide suggestions for preparation, and give tips on preservation for year-round use.
Queens County Farm Museum
5:00 pm
Danyelle Means, the Consulting Curator for the upcoming Survivance & Sovereignty on Turtle Island Exhibit and former Exhibitions Director for the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, will discuss her research on museum collections and exhibition practices. In particular, she will address Native American Art in the collections of European museums. Part of
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
2:30 pm
History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited Presented by Queens Borough Historian Jack Eichenbaum, PhD The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research of  Eichenbaum’s 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing’s namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, both major commercial waterways. Dr Eichenbaum will discuss major aspects of globalization, including 
Queens Historical Society
Oct 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Presented by writer, photographer, filmmaker and sailor  –  Thomas Halaczinsky. Aboard his 30-foot sailboat Sojourn, Halaczinsky takes readers on a photographic and literary tour of over seventy islands of New York. His course follows the route of Adriaen Block, the first European who sailed and mapped this area in 1614. The author lives in Brooklyn and Greenport
Queens Historical Society
8:00 pm
Birding blogger and field guide author Corey Finger will discuss “The Twenty Best Birds I Have Seen” – his twenty most memorable encounters with birds. Blogger and field guide author Corey Finger has birded on four continents since he first picked up binoculars in 2005. In this presentation he will share photos and stories of encounters with his most memorable
Alley Pond Environmental Center