Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Before the Bushwick Collective, NYC’s primary graffiti & street art mecca was 5Pointz in Queens. In its wake, new art collectives have sprung up, making western Queens the best-kept secret for street art in NYC! Come discover Queens on a tour that you will not forget! From the artist haven of Long Island City to
Clever Blend LIC
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, the second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more. Meet us at the Unisphere! No registration is required. First-come, first-served. Weather permitting. Tours are led by Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s volunteer docents.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
This walk, on and off the Rockaway “boardwalk,” connects two restaurants which overlook the Jamaica Bay side of the peninsula. We’ll convene at Thai Rock, 375 Beach 92 St, and end at The Wharf at 116 St for sunset views and drinks and/or bar food. (Optionally, BYO, and enjoy the same view from adjacent Tribute
The Geography of NYC, With Dr. Jack Eichenbaum
2:00 pm
Join in to explore the historic Victorian sections of Maple Grove. Jo-Anne Raskin – Friends of Maple Grove Board Member, Lecturer and Tour Guide – will take guests back in time to visit the grave sites of many historic, notable and interesting residents. Learn these residents’ stories and the history behind Victorian funerary symbols and styles. Meet
Maple Grove Cemetery
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