May
12
Sat
Conversation on Immigration at Maple Grove @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Conversation on Immigration at Maple Grove @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States

Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for a free reading of “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus (1883) – on display at the Statue of Liberty and an Anonymous Poem on immigration, followed by a discussion about the readings. This is a community conversation sponsored by Humanities NY and moderated by Jo-Anne Raskin, lecturer, tour guide and board member of the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery.

Light refreshments. Free parking on cemetery grounds – enter the gate at Kew Gardens Rd. & Lefferts Blvd.

Oct
13
Sat
Free Community Conversation in Kew Gardens: “After Sandy” @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Free Community Conversation in Kew Gardens: "After Sandy" @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States

Join us for a free Community Conversation sponsored by Humanities New York. The subject of this conversation is “After Sandy.” Read a historic piece and reflect on how communities were transformed and united by Sandy. Friends of Maple Grove board member, lecturer and tour guide, Jo-Anne Raskin will moderate the conversation. From noon to 1:30 PM at the Victorian Admin Building just inside the gate at Lefferts Blvd & Kew Gardens Rd. in historic Maple Grove Cemetery. RSVP requested as seating is limited. Light refreshments. Free parking on cemetery grounds.