Jul
6
Mon
Amazing Brains: A Virtual Art Exhibit @ New York Hall of Science
Jul 6 2020 – Jun 30 2021 all-day
Amazing Brains: A Virtual Art Exhibit @ New York Hall of Science | New York | United States

This virtual exhibit melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains – from high-resolution images of real brains from different species to artistic portraits crafted out of brain cells. Viewers can look at high-resolution images of octopi, zebra finches, mice, turtle, and human brains, as well as original artwork inspired by brains.

Sep
1
Tue
FTH at Home: Global Arts for Global Kids @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
Sep 1 – Dec 18 all-day
FTH at Home: Global Arts for Global Kids @ Flushing Town Hall at Home | New York | United States

While our doors are temporarily closed in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing measures, Flushing Town Hall shares our renowned, global arts programming online. Flushing Town Hall’s master Teaching Artists offer free, online classes in our second series of “FTH at HOME: Global Arts for Global Kids.” Each day school students and families will enjoy arts education videos of music, dance, visual arts, and storytelling, followed by post-video enrichment. Global Arts for Global Kids series II will begin on October 5, 2020, on FTH’s website. You can also explore the previous series of Global Arts for Global Kids at the same link for a limited time. For more information about the program, email education@flushingtownhall.org

Sep
9
Wed
Virtual Jazz Jam @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 8:30 pm
Virtual Jazz Jam @ Flushing Town Hall at Home

We’re happy to announce that we’re going to present our VIRTUAL version of the monthly Flushing Town Hall Jazz Jam! Led by Carol Sudhalter and our wonderful house band, our Jazz Jam musicians from Queens, as well as others from around the world will be sharing their music to lift our spirits and honor those we have lost. If you like to watch this session LIVE, simply tune in to our Facebook page the second Wednesday of the month.

Sep
30
Wed
(Online) ”Hand-in-Hand” storytelling through shadow theater in english @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm
(Online) ”Hand-in-Hand” storytelling through shadow theater in english @ Flushing Town Hall at Home | New York | United States

Watch Live on YouTube.
English version
Session I: 9/30/2020 @7pm performance
Session II: 10/7/2020 @7pm storytelling workshop
Session III: 10/13/2020 @7pm shadow theater workshop
Puppetry artist Spica Wobbe interviewed her mom and transformed the interview and her childhood memories into shadows. The image of a mother holding her daughter’s hand conveys how the previous generation took care of the next generation. Through shadow, light, music and storytelling, it also tells how her mom, a self-taught artist, Ms. Shia Zhaozhi, used her paintings to document her life stories growing up in Taipei, Taiwan. Participants will have a chance to create their own story and bring it to life with shadows puppetry. Follow the performance, there will be a storytelling workshop and a shadow theater workshop.
Ages 10 and up
No previous storytelling or shadow puppetry experience is necessary.

http://www.flushingtownhall.org/hand-in-hand

Oct
1
Thu
(Online) ”Hand-in-Hand” storytelling through shadow theater in Mandarin @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm
(Online) ”Hand-in-Hand” storytelling through shadow theater in Mandarin @ Flushing Town Hall at Home | New York | United States

Watch Live on YouTube.
Mandarin 中文version
Session I: 10/1/2020 @7pm performance
Session II: 10/8/2020 @7pm storytelling workshop
Session III: 10/15/2020 @7pm shadow theater workshop
Puppetry artist Spica Wobbe interviewed her mom and transformed the interview and her childhood memories into shadows. The image of a mother holding her daughter’s hand conveys how the previous generation took care of the next generation. Through shadow, light, music and storytelling, it also tells how her mom, a self-taught artist, Ms. Shia Zhaozhi, used her paintings to document her life stories growing up in Taipei, Taiwan. Participants will have a chance to create their own story and bring it to life with shadows puppetry. Follow the performance, there will be a storytelling workshop and a shadow theater workshop.
Ages 10 and up
No previous storytelling or shadow puppetry experience is necessary.

http://www.flushingtownhall.org/hand-in-hand

Oct
11
Sun
Harvest Weekends @ Queens County Farm Museum
Oct 11 all-day
Harvest Weekends @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Harvest Weekends begin October 3rd through October 25th showcasing fall on the farm. Queens Farm gate admission is free so that visitors can enjoy wandering the grounds to see the fall foliage and scoop up their pumpkins from the farm’s Pumpkin Patch. The farm also features hayrides, its seasonal farmstand with a variety of Hudson Valley apples, donuts, fresh cider and apple pies for a taste of New York! The farm store sells seasonal mums, locally-made jams and honey. Activities are priced separately. All proceeds support the care and operations of the historic farm. Harvest Weekends run Saturday and Sunday, October 3 through October 25 and Monday, October 12, 2020 from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm. Details & Covid visitor guidelines at queensfarm.org.

Pan de Muerto – Hispanic Heritage Month @ online
Oct 11 all-day
Pan de Muerto - Hispanic Heritage Month @ online | New York | United States

Dia de Muertos is one of the greatest and most relevant representations of Mexico’s culture and is one of Mexico’s best known holidays worldwide, acknowledged by UNESCO as part of the Cultural Heritage of Humanity. In this digital lecture, as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we will go through the history of Dia de Muertos and the process of baking one of its staple traditions, Pan de Muerto, a sweet, sugary pastry with a hint of orange.

Oct
12
Mon
(Un)Common Ground: Green Space Artists in Dialogue @ Green Space (Virtual)
Oct 12 – Dec 31 all-day
(Un)Common Ground: Green Space Artists in Dialogue @ Green Space (Virtual) | New York | United States

Green Space is pleased to present the new virtual program “(Un)Common Ground: Green Space Artists in Dialogue.” The series brings together BIPOC choreographers who have shown work in Green Space’s programming series: Fertile Ground, Take Root, and Green Space Blooms throughout our 15-year history.

Artists rotate being virtually paired for five weeks in un-moderated discussion, prompted by questions generated by the Green Space Artist Advisory Board. Supported with video samples to contextualize their work and perspective, each artist has free reign to define their presence through this platform, designed to serve as a safe space for raw, open, honest, artist-led dialogue without preconceived results.

For more information on the artists and to view the dialogues, please visit https://www.greenspacestudio.org/un-common-ground

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:
Nicole Y. McClam / Gierre Godley
Nick M. Daniels / Vincent Thomas
Leah Tubbs / Nia and Ness
Ashley Suttlar Martin / Ari Mayzick
Amina Heckstall / Johnnie Cruise Mercer
Ted Thomas / Laurie Taylor

(Un)Common Ground is an ongoing series. Dialogues are publicly available on a permanent basis.

Harvest Weekends @ Queens County Farm Museum
Oct 12 all-day
Harvest Weekends @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Harvest Weekends begin October 3rd through October 25th showcasing fall on the farm. Queens Farm gate admission is free so that visitors can enjoy wandering the grounds to see the fall foliage and scoop up their pumpkins from the farm’s Pumpkin Patch. The farm also features hayrides, its seasonal farmstand with a variety of Hudson Valley apples, donuts, fresh cider and apple pies for a taste of New York! The farm store sells seasonal mums, locally-made jams and honey. Activities are priced separately. All proceeds support the care and operations of the historic farm. Harvest Weekends run Saturday and Sunday, October 3 through October 25 and Monday, October 12, 2020 from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm. Details & Covid visitor guidelines at queensfarm.org.

Work & Tot @ Work & Tot
Oct 12 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

What is Work & Tot?

Work & Tot is a niche Co-Working and Play-Care Space with on-site Micro-Learning Pod based in Rego Park, Queens. We offer parents a flexible, safe & convenient solution to better balance work, child care & now remote learning. With updated safety measures & guidelines we look forward to welcoming parents & kids to an environment designed with you in mind.

Work & Tot Passes

We offer various family passes for you and your kids to join us. These passes include help with virtual learning, active play & supplemental curriculum, and co-working space for the parents.