Jan
12
Sun
Bayside Historical Society’s 19th Annual Winter Art Show @ Bayside Historical Society
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society's 19th Annual Winter Art Show @ Bayside Historical Society | New York | United States

Bayside Historical Society will hold its 19th Annual Winter Art Show at its home in the landmarked Castle in Fort Totten Park, January 12-26, 2020. The show will feature work produced by Queens-based artists, primarily from northeast Queens. Attendees can expect to find a variety of artistic styles and mediums, including representational painting, abstract painting, drawing, mixed media and photography.

The Opening Reception will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2:00pm; it will feature the awards ceremony, gallery talk, and refreshments. The exhibit and reception are open to the public. Viewing hours for the duration of the exhibit will be Thursday & Friday, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, and Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm to 4:00 pm. Admission is $5.00 per person.

OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS:
If you would like to exhibit your work in our show, please visit our Website to download the Open Call and Requirements form: https://www.baysidehistorical.org/bhs-winter-art-show. The registration deadline is Saturday, December 21, 2019.

Jan
17
Fri
Lunar New Year Exhibition @ Flushing Town Hall
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 5:00 am
Lunar New Year Exhibition @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States

Celebrating the Lunar New Year with the community, Flushing Town Hall presents “A Good Beginning, Here” a cross-cultural exhibition that illuminates 8 diaspora artists who can trace their roots back in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Their works embody unique life stories and ideas rooted in the East and evolved in the West.

JAN 17 – FEB 16 | 12-5 PM | EXHIBITION

Opening Reception: FRI, JAN 17, 6-8 PM

Gallery Dates: FRI, JAN 17 – SUN, FEB 16

Gallery Hours: SAT & SUN, 12-5 PM; weekdays by appointment

$5 Suggested Donation/FREE for Members, Students & Teens

Winter Fest : AfroCarib Night @ Amazura Nightclub
Jan 17 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 18 @ 4:00 am
Winter Fest : AfroCarib Night @ Amazura Nightclub | New York | United States

Afro Caribbean Winter Festival: The biggest NYC Afro Caribbean Festival. Come out and rep your flag & school for Blacc Fire Festival – |Afro Beats | Reggae | Soca & Hip Hop | Spanish sound

Music by: DJ Cosmo | DJ Benjay | Dj Kodak | Dj Morefyah | Dj Cheem |

Admission: $20 at the door before 12; $200 Contest & Free Pass to 2 Events

Jan
18
Sat
Family Yoga Workshop @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Yoga Workshop @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens | New York | United States

Join us for a family yoga workshop for children ages 2-5 years with a parent/caregiver. Our yogi adventure includes imaginative poses, creative play, and special time to connect with your toddler. This is a perfect opportunity for playful and healthy family bonding time!

Cost per session with advanced registration is $8 for member family (up to 2 children), $12 for non-member family. Each additional sibling beyond two children is $5. An additional $5 will be added at the door for families who do not register in advance.

For more information, please email Adam Ostroff at aostroff@commonpointqueens.org. Please register at https://www.commonpointqueens.org/event/family-yoga-workshop/.

Jan
19
Sun
Brain-Based Body Workshop: Weekend Warriors @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Brain-Based Body Workshop: Weekend Warriors @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens | New York | United States

Isn’t it great beating your buddies in a pick-up game? Or running your usual route a little faster? Or being able to lift more than you could last week? What if you could get to the next level of your workout without actually having to work harder? By applying what we know about how your brain and body work together, brain-based bodywork can do just that. In this workshop you will learn quick and effective ways to boost your performance by helping your brain and body get on the same page. These exercises can be done without any additional equipment, in 1-minute intervals, and are safe for all abilities and body types. Sound too good to be true? Give us an afternoon to change your mind.

Registration is $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Please register below.

For more information, please contact Adam Ostroff at aostroff@commonpointqueens.org or call 718-268-5011 ext. 505.

Free Film Screening: Get Out @ Lewis Latimer House Museum
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Free Film Screening: Get Out @ Lewis Latimer House Museum | New York | United States

You are cordially invited to a free screening of the 2017 award winning film by director Jordan Peele.
Please RSVP here to save your seats.
This film is Rated R.

The 2020 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Jan
20
Mon
MLK Day of Service @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
MLK Day of Service @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens | New York | United States

Make time for good and join us for a day of service with UJA in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will be hosting projects at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens, Sam Field Center, and CAP NORC. Projects include:

At Central Queens (Forest Hills) – serve lunch to seniors, plant bulbs for our pantry garden, make packages for our food pantry, facilitate MLK-related activities with children, donate blood

At Sam Field (Little Neck) – facilitate art/service projects and write postcards to politicians with children, facilitate projects with children with developmental disabilities, visit seniors in their homes

At CAP NORC (Whitestone) – paint a mural, serve and eat lunch with seniors

Please register at https://www.ujafedny.org/volunteer/mlk. For more information, please contact Judy at 718-225-6750 ext. 345, or email jvladimir@commonpointqueens.org.

Jan
22
Wed
Rhythms Gonna Get You! @ Bayside Senior Center
Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Rhythms Gonna Get You! @ Bayside Senior Center | New York | United States

Come and explore energies! This is a weekly event presented by Dee Rao Walker to bring together senior citizens through exercise and dance!

Jan
23
Thu
Free Digital Literacy Classes: Intro to Microsoft Excel @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Jan 23 @ 11:15 am – 12:45 pm
Free Digital Literacy Classes: Intro to Microsoft Excel @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens | New York | United States

Start off the new year with a new set of skills! The Commonpoint Queens Workforce Computer Lab will offer free digital literacy classes in January to help you learn essential computer skills and enhance your resume.

On January 23, learn how to create, edit, and navigate data using Microsoft Excel! Basic typing skills and knowledge of another Microsoft Office program is required to enroll.

For more information, please contact 718-268-5011 ext. 187 or cwiggins@commonpointqueens.org.

St. Agnes HS Information Night @ St. Agnes Academic High School
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
St. Agnes HS Information Night @ St. Agnes Academic High School | New York | United States

St. Agnes Academic High School invites young ladies entering Grades 9 – 12 to join us for our annual HS Info Night!

Learn more about:
Scholarships & Financial Aid available

College Acceptances – 100% of St. Agnes grads attend college

The benefits of an All-Girls HS
• Set higher goals
• Higher achievements
• Leadership Opportunities

Our Medical Health Lab
• First Aid, CPR & AED Certification
• One of a kind in the Brooklyn Diocese

St. Agnes provides each student with the tools to succeed in a challenging, competitive environment, including College and AP courses as well as a comprehensive SETSS program.