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Survival: The Exhibition
Survival: The Exhibition @ New York Hall of Science
Feb 15 – Sep 13 all-day
Survival: The Exhibition @ New York Hall of Science | New York | United States
Museum visitors can experience the thrill of adventure, gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature, and prepare for the unexpected in Survival: The Exhibition, an exciting temporary exhibition that challenges visitors to become the ultimate survival expert. Survival: The Exhibition features a zipline, ropes course and museum displays that simulate extreme scenarios in an
Light & Beat from Korea 7:00 pm
Light & Beat from Korea
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Light & Beat from Korea
Light & Beat presents the highest level of the traditional Korean art of drumming, performed by Korean master drummers, Hyun Seunghun, Kim Sora, and Kim Ji Hye, and Haegeum (Korean fiddle) player Park Soo Ah
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Axis Theatre’s Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch 2:15 pm
Axis Theatre’s Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch @ Flushing Town Hall
May 2 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Axis Theatre's Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States
Based on the beloved children’s book. Mr. Hatch leads a colourless, ordered life, until one Valentine’s Day, he receives a candy-filled heart with the note “somebody loves you”. This heartwarming puppet play from British Columbia examines the effect that kindness can have on a dreary existence. Join Mr. Hatch as he searches for his secret
Global Mashup 5: Balkans Meets Tango 7:15 pm
Global Mashup 5: Balkans Meets Tango @ Flushing Town Hall
May 2 @ 7:15 pm
Global Mashup 5: Balkans Meets Tango @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States
We’re mashing up two cultures on one stage with an open dance floor. Starting with dance lessons, each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. 2020 Global Mashups season finale features Slavic Soul Party with fiery Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma (Gypsy) accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops; mashing with The Aces
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First Tuesdays Presents Antoinette Brim 7:00 pm
First Tuesdays Presents Antoinette Brim @ Espresso 77
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Tuesdays Presents Antoinette Brim @ Espresso 77 | New York | United States
Antoinette Brim, author of These Women You Gave Me (Indolent Books), Icarus in Love (The Main Street Rag), and Psalm of the Sunflower (Aquarius Press/Willow Books), is a Cave Canem Foundation fellow, a recipient of the Walker Foundation Scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poetry, memoir,
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Native American Pottery and Archaeology
Native American Pottery and Archaeology @ Online
May 8 all-day
Native American Pottery and Archaeology @ Online
Learn about the borough’s history and the early residents who shaped the current landscape during our digital visit program on May 8. For those who like to dig in the dirt, we will do some artifact analysis as we see how archaeology can explain what happened long ago!
Walking the Edge 12:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
Walking the Edge, led by the Dept. of City Planning and arts organizations Culture Push and Works on Water, will help New Yorkers think creatively about their waterfront. It will take place each Friday at noon. On May 8, artist Eve Mosher hosts a fully online exploration of the waterfront, leading you through and around
Zoom Hang for Queens artists 1:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
May 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
URL: https://zoom.us/j/283009195 or join by phone: (646) 558-8656 Meeting ID: 283 009 195
Live, Facebook Watch Party: Gustavo Casenave Quartet – A South American Jazz Tale 7:00 pm
Live, Facebook Watch Party: Gustavo Casenave Quartet – A South American Jazz Tale @ Facebook Watch
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live, Facebook Watch Party: Gustavo Casenave Quartet - A South American Jazz Tale @ Facebook Watch
Gustavo Casenave won his first Latin Grammy Award on November 14, 2019 for the Best Instrumental Album just a few days before his concert at Flushing Town Hall November 22, 2019. Also as a Steinway Artist and ACE Awardee, pianist and composer Gustavo Casenave, features his eclectic quartet, together with 2018 Grammy-winning bassist Pedro Giraudo,
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ONLINE Generative Writing Workshop: Getting to Know Your Characters 2:30 pm
ONLINE Generative Writing Workshop: Getting to Know Your Characters @ Online: Lewis Latimer House Museum
May 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
ONLINE Generative Writing Workshop: Getting to Know Your Characters @ Online: Lewis Latimer House Museum | New York | United States
Free writing workshop in partnership with Newtown Literary. We all want to create memorable characters, but first we need to know who our characters are. In this course, we’ll discuss how to create vivid characters that jump off the page by looking at what unforgettable characters all have in common and how to craft your
Friends of Maple Grove Live Streaming Concert with Pianist Markus Kaitila 4:00 pm
Friends of Maple Grove Live Streaming Concert with Pianist Markus Kaitila @ Online on our Facebook page
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friends of Maple Grove Live Streaming Concert with Pianist Markus Kaitila @ Online on our Facebook page
Join us for a live streaming event starting at 4 PM on Sat. 5/9/20, featuring Finish pianist Markus Kaitila, live from New York City. https://www.facebook.com/pg/FriendsOfMapleGrovecemetery/events/
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Colonial Toys and Games
Colonial Toys and Games @ Online
May 11 all-day
Colonial Toys and Games @ Online
Date: May 11, 2020, Monday Time: 2:30 pm (*Roll-in starts at 2:00 pm, the educator will be there to help get our audience set up)
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The Climate’s Changing, Shouldn’t We? 2:00 pm
The Climate’s Changing, Shouldn’t We? @ Zoom
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Climate’s Changing, Shouldn’t We? @ Zoom
Collective strategies to weather both literal and figurative storms will be at the center of this two-hour virtual symposium. Presenters will highlight the solutions and people-centered policies to avoid the enormous economic and social impact of our climate crisis.
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Virtual Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong 7:00 pm
Virtual Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong @ Facebook Watch
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong @ Facebook Watch
After a smashing success at its online premiere in April, Flushing Town Hall will hold a second Virtual Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 PM. Led by Astoria, Queens resident Carol Sudhalter and Flushing Town Hall’s house jazz band, the monthly in-person jam has been one of
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Zoom Community Hang 1:00 pm
Zoom Community Hang @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
May 14 @ 1:00 pm
Zoom Community Hang @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
Open to anyone and everyone! As a way to stay together and connected while we are apart, we will be hosting a Zoom Community Hang every Thursday at 1 PM EST. You can participate with or without video (though we’d love to see your smiling faces!). Please join us so we can check-in, say hello
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Remote Interviewing Skills in the World of Covid-19 10:00 am
Remote Interviewing Skills in the World of Covid-19 @ Online
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Remote Interviewing Skills in the World of Covid-19 @ Online
With all of today’s interactions taking place virtually, virtual job interviews will continue to become more and more important. With this in mind, we are hosting Remote Interviewing Skills in the World of COVID-19, on Zoom, on Friday, May 15th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. To register, please email Carolyn at cweinstein@commonpointqueens.org and we
Walking the Edge 12:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
Walking the Edge, led by the Dept. of City Planning and arts organizations Culture Push and Works on Water, will help New Yorkers think creatively about their waterfront. It will take place each Friday at noon. On May 8, artist Eve Mosher hosts a fully online exploration of the waterfront, leading you through and around
Zoom Hang for Queens artists 1:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
URL: https://zoom.us/j/283009195 or join by phone: (646) 558-8656 Meeting ID: 283 009 195
Joe Kye: Migrants 7:00 pm
Joe Kye: Migrants @ Facebook Watch
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Joe Kye: Migrants @ Facebook Watch
Award-winning musician Joe Kye brings his unique blend of violin looping, electronics, singing, and storytelling, with special guest, Chinese-American hip-hop artist Jason Chu. Migrants tells the story of Joe’s life as an immigrant Asian-American, weaving together original music, humorous stories, and cutting-edge technology. He’s joined by NYC percussionist William Catanzaro and pianist Josh Ehrlich.
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Boundless Devotion for Home & Self: A Virtual Poetry Workshop 2:30 pm
Boundless Devotion for Home & Self: A Virtual Poetry Workshop @ Lewis Latimer House Museum
May 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Boundless Devotion for Home & Self: A Virtual Poetry Workshop @ Lewis Latimer House Museum | New York | United States
Free writing workshop in partnership with Newtown Literary. *Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop. In this workshop, we will read works that affirm love, dual heritage, and what it took for our ancestors to occupy a land we had no claim, include poemsfrom Ocean Vuong, Aracelis Girmay, and Thiahera Nurse. We
Free Virtual Poetry Workshop: Boundless Devotion for Home & Self 2:30 pm
Free Virtual Poetry Workshop: Boundless Devotion for Home & Self @ Lewis Latimer House Museum
May 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Free Virtual Poetry Workshop: Boundless Devotion for Home & Self @ Lewis Latimer House Museum | New York | United States
Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Lewis Latimer House Museum, is now offering free creative writing classes ONLINE. Our next virtual workshop in our “Writing on Race & Immigration” series with Lewis Latimer House Museum will be led by Trace DePass on Saturday, May
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Road to Freedom: The Underground Railroad Date 1: May 4, 2020, Monday
Road to Freedom: The Underground Railroad Date 1: May 4, 2020, Monday @ Online
May 18 all-day
Road to Freedom: The Underground Railroad Date 1: May 4, 2020, Monday @ Online
This program will put you in the shoes of an Abolitionist, opposing the horrific practice of slavery. The Abolitionists helped slaves who were trying to escape to freedom through the network known as the Underground Railroad. People aiding in the escape efforts were known as conductors. They would take in those who needed help along
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The Jewish Board Virtual Job Recruitment 2:00 pm
The Jewish Board Virtual Job Recruitment @ Online
May 20 @ 2:00 pm
The Jewish Board Virtual Job Recruitment @ Online
Join Commonpoint Queens for a virtual recruitment event with The Jewish Board Wednesday, May 20 at 2pm. Job seekers will be able to meet with the HR Director and discuss open positions. Open positions include: – Social Workers – Case Planners – Director Support Professionals – Registered Nurses – Therapists – Handymen/Porters A full list
Queens Craft Brigade Variety Show 8:00 pm
Queens Craft Brigade Variety Show @ Zoom
May 20 @ 8:00 pm
Queens Craft Brigade Variety Show @ Zoom
oin Bianca’s Design Shop, Bench Flour Bakers, and more for a livestream event to help connect our community in Queens (and beyond!) About this Event Draw with Queer Latinx Artist Bianca Negron of Bianca’s Design Shop! Learn about her process and how she’s created an inclusive, small business Learn to bake with Christine Yen of
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Community Fair 4:00 pm
Community Fair @ Parsons Community School
May 21 @ 4:00 pm
Community Fair @ Parsons Community School | New York | United States
Community Fair for the Community. The fair will have a variety of vendors from Healthcare to city agencies, promoting their services. There will be games and other activities for all ages. Animation and performances by Parsons’ dance team. Food and beverages will be provided by Parsons Community School.
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Walking the Edge 12:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
Walking the Edge, led by the Dept. of City Planning and arts organizations Culture Push and Works on Water, will help New Yorkers think creatively about their waterfront. It will take place each Friday at noon. On May 8, artist Eve Mosher hosts a fully online exploration of the waterfront, leading you through and around
Zoom Hang for Queens artists 1:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
URL: https://zoom.us/j/283009195 or join by phone: (646) 558-8656 Meeting ID: 283 009 195
Facebook Watch Party: Roberta Piket Sextet featuring Karrin Allyson: Celebrating Marian McPartland 7:00 pm
Facebook Watch Party: Roberta Piket Sextet featuring Karrin Allyson: Celebrating Marian McPartland @ Flushing Town Hall
May 22 @ 7:00 pm
Facebook Watch Party: Roberta Piket Sextet featuring Karrin Allyson: Celebrating Marian McPartland @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States
Acclaimed pianist/composer/arranger Roberta Piket’s revelatory sextet project shines a warm, loving light on the compositions of legendary jazz pianist Marian McPartland. McPartland was eulogized in 2013 as a supremely elegant and accomplished jazz stylist who gracefully conversed and collaborated with a vast array of fellow improvisers from her perch as a beloved public radio host.
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Online Concert from Friends of Maple Grove with Pianist Margin Alexander 4:00 pm
Online Concert from Friends of Maple Grove with Pianist Margin Alexander @ Facebook Live
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Online Concert from Friends of Maple Grove with Pianist Margin Alexander @ Facebook Live
Come join us for an afternoon of beautiful, cinematic original music by composer and pianist Margin B. Alexander. To learn more about this young talented composer: https://www.marginalexander.com/ Saturday May 23, 2020 from 4 PM to 5 PM on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/pg/FriendsOfMapleGroveCemetery/videos/?ref=page_internal
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Census 2020: Backwards and Beyond
Census 2020: Backwards and Beyond @ ONLINE
May 26 all-day
Census 2020: Backwards and Beyond @ ONLINE
Do research with primary documents, and use National Census data to track a person down through history, using the actual records from almost 150 years ago. See how a family in Flushing changes over time, and learn about their neighborhoods. You will even see how the National Census changes over time too! A little document
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Walking the Edge 12:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Walking the Edge @ Instagram
Walking the Edge, led by the Dept. of City Planning and arts organizations Culture Push and Works on Water, will help New Yorkers think creatively about their waterfront. It will take place each Friday at noon. On May 8, artist Eve Mosher hosts a fully online exploration of the waterfront, leading you through and around
Zoom Hang for Queens artists 1:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom Hang for Queens artists @ Zoom
URL: https://zoom.us/j/283009195 or join by phone: (646) 558-8656 Meeting ID: 283 009 195
5/29: A Journey: Bach to Piazzolla. 7:00 pm
5/29: A Journey: Bach to Piazzolla. @ Flushing Town Hall
May 29 @ 7:00 pm
5/29: A Journey: Bach to Piazzolla. @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States
Presented in partnership with the Korea Music Foundation, this chamber concert brings a unique opportunity to hear re-imagined jazz and tango, inspired by Bach and composed by masters including Schoenfield, Piazzolla, and Haydn. Performed by multi-award winning artists: Yu Jeong Lee on violin, Min Park on flute, Na-Young Baek on cello, and Edwin Sungpil Kim
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Virtual Tour of Home/Land with Curator Katie Fuller 3:00 pm
Virtual Tour of Home/Land with Curator Katie Fuller @ Lewis Latimer House Museum
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Tour of Home/Land with Curator Katie Fuller @ Lewis Latimer House Museum | New York | United States
*Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop. Join us for a virtual tour of the Lewis Latimer House Museum’s special exhibition Home/Land, led by curator Katie Fuller. The virtual tour will be followed by a Q&A session with the curator. Curator Bio: Katie Fuller had been an educator for eleven years before
Crazy Talented Asians & Friends 6:00 pm
Crazy Talented Asians & Friends @ Flushing Town Hall
May 30 @ 6:00 pm
Crazy Talented Asians & Friends @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Flushing Town Hall is excited to be celebrating with a brand new production “Crazy Talented Asians & Friends”. Simply tune into Flushing Town Hall Facebook Page on Saturday, May 30 at 6 PM EST and come watch LIVE our selected animation films that will wow you with the
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