Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Meet outside the east exit of the E, M train station at Court Square (23 St/44 Dr.) in Long Island City. (#7 and G trains connect here as well.) Walk through a nexus of contemporary artists’ activity in converted industrial buildings. Follow newly gentrified Jackson Ave. and cross the Pulaski Bridge connecting Long Island City
10:45 am
I am leading a walk through old Bayside where I lived from 1943-1958. Most of the personal landmarks of my early life have vanished but there are threads of continuity and many anecdotes. Several sites have been designated as NYC landmarks: All Saints Episcopal Church, the Lawrence family graveyard and the Cobblestone house. When silent
2:00 pm
Join in for an informative walking tour in Victorian Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens. Hear about its notable residents and learn about Victorian funerary symbols and styles. Free parking in the cemetery. Light refreshments. Meet outside the Victorian Admin Building just inside the gate at Lefferts Blvd. Pay in cash at the tour or
Maple Grove Cemetery
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
This tour has it all – Walk, Ride, Learn & Lunch. Explore Corona-East Elmhurst’s history of jazz artists and music. This walking tour will include transportation to various locations throughout Corona East Elmhurst.  Ticket also includes a lunch during the tour. Presented by the Corona East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society, Inc. Seats are limited, so make sure you
2:30 pm
Join us for our annual Spirits Alive presentation at Maple Grove. Enter any time after 2:30 PM to walk through the Victorian Section of the cemetery to meet over 20 actors portraying some of our illustrious and historical figures in period costumer, recounting tales of their lives, including some new discoveries. Our special theme this
Maple Grove Cemetery
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! Registration at 9am Ceremony at 9:45am
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
King Manor’s caretaker and longtime Jamaica resident Roy Fox will lead a walking tour of this beloved neighborhood. Learn about the history of the area from colonial times to the present and how the sites we see today are connected to Rufus King and his family. Some might think King Manor is the coolest place to see in
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