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Bilingual Community Health Worker Program Information Session 6:00 pm
Bilingual Community Health Worker Program Information Session @ virtual
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm
Bilingual Community Health Worker Program Information Session @ virtual
Commonpoint Queens is now accepting applicants for our Bilingual Community Health Worker Training Program with LaGuardia Community College! Join us for a virtual information session Thursday, January 7 to learn more about our winter cohort. To be eligible for this program, you must be a non-native English speaker who is interested in improving English proficiency
Rising Economic and Social Costs of Hunger and Unemployment 6:00 pm
Rising Economic and Social Costs of Hunger and Unemployment
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm
Rising Economic and Social Costs of Hunger and Unemployment
Please join Commonpoint Queens and community leaders for an in-depth conversation about the Rising Economic and Social Costs of Hunger and Unemployment. This virtual panel features: Danielle Ellman, CEO, Commonpoint Queens Marci Hunn, Program Director, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Assemblymember Nily Rozic Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Moderated by David Brand, Managing Editor,
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You Are Important Project: Digital Festival 2:00 pm
You Are Important Project: Digital Festival @ Streaming Online via Twitch
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm – Jan 10 @ 1:00 am
You Are Important Project: Digital Festival @ Streaming Online via Twitch
An 11-hour digital wellness festival that includes DJ sets, yoga, meditation, dancing class, and stand-up comedy. Pay-What-You-Can for access to this online-only celebration. All donations will directly benefit the Queens Care Collective, a mutual aid organization founded in early 2020 with a commitment to providing valuable resources to Queens NYC residents in need. Donations of
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Small Kitchens, Documentary by Seth Fein
Small Kitchens, Documentary by Seth Fein @ Online
Jan 10 all-day
Small Kitchens, Documentary by Seth Fein @ Online | New York | United States
SMALL KITCHENS (2020, 25 mins.) observes the physical connections and social contrasts of kitchen work between a Nepali restaurant and a Mexican food cart a few blocks from each other on the Elmhurst-Jackson Heights border, under the 7 train, on Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. Produced just prior to the coronavirus crisis, Seth Fein‘s documentary now
Houseplants 101- Virtual Cafe – ON LINE 11:30 am
Houseplants 101- Virtual Cafe – ON LINE @ Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Houseplants 101- Virtual Cafe - ON LINE @ Alley Pond Environmental Center | New York | United States
New to houseplants? Hoping to turn your brown thumb green? Join us as we explore tips on finding the best types of plants for you by learning how to assess your home and habits. Learn about what to look for when picking a plant at the nursery and what to do once you have chosen
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The Ancient Silk Road & the Bukharian Jews: Their Origins and History 12:00 pm
The Ancient Silk Road & the Bukharian Jews: Their Origins and History
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm
The Ancient Silk Road & the Bukharian Jews: Their Origins and History
Jews lived in Central Asia for over 2,500 years, one of the oldest Jewish communities in the Diaspora. Many Bukharians believe they are descended from the Ten Lost Tribes. Today Queens is home to the second largest Bukharian Jewish community in the world. We will explore the history of the Bukharian Jews with Andrée Aelion
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Drink + Draw 7:00 pm
Drink + Draw @ Online
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Drink + Draw @ Online
It’s time for another DRINK + DRAW! It’s always such a joyful evening! Some ‘FAQs’ are below, and if you have any more questions or access needs, please reach out to @lexymakesthings ⁣⁣ FEATURING AMAZING ARTIST MODELS:⁣⁣ Nayana Fielkov (she/her, @nonnyp)⁣⁣ Flux’s own Maya Suess (she/her, @mayasuess)⁣⁣ Dew Deloris Igworia-Onwuka (she/they, @dewigwoonwuka)⁣⁣ Mimi Ho-Tai (@mimihotai, she/her)⁣⁣
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Louis Armstrong Legacy Virtual Jazz Jam 7:00 pm
Louis Armstrong Legacy Virtual Jazz Jam @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – May 17 @ 9:00 pm
Louis Armstrong Legacy Virtual Jazz Jam @ Flushing Town Hall at Home | New York | United States
Led by Carol Sudhalter and our wonderful house band, the jam welcomes musicians including our jazz jammers from Queens/Long Island, as well as newcomers from around the world, to share their music, lift our spirits and honor those we have lost. WATCH ON FACEBOOK AND ZOOM If you’d like to watch this session LIVE, simply
Culinary Training Virtual Information Session 12:00 pm
Culinary Training Virtual Information Session @ virtual
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm
Culinary Training Virtual Information Session @ virtual
Learn more about our new Culinary Training and Job Placement Program at a virtual information session Wednesday, January 13 at 12pm. This is a twelve-week free program held in-person at our Hub in Elmhurst (77-17 Queens Boulevard). The information session will be held over Zoom. This program is for students who are: 18 years or
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Book Worm Book Club 3:30 pm
Book Worm Book Club @ Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jan 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Book Worm Book Club @ Alley Pond Environmental Center | New York | United States
Young readers will gather in a relaxed atmosphere to take turns reading a “book of the month” together. A copy of the book will be given to each child and an APEC educator will engage and encourage the children as they read. The program includes a related activity and animal meet and greet. Your child
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The Art of Guyanese Pine Tart: a Panache of Flavors
The Art of Guyanese Pine Tart: a Panache of Flavors @ Online
Jan 16 all-day
The Art of Guyanese Pine Tart: a Panache of Flavors @ Online | New York | United States
One of the pastries Guyanese / Guyanese-American people love to snack on is pine tart. It is a shortcrust pastry filled with fresh pineapple filling. Guyana is a Caribbean country that is located at the top tip of South America. It was once a part of three Guianas: French Guiana, Dutch Guyana, and British Guiana.
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MLK Day of Service 9:00 am
MLK Day of Service @ Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 7:15 pm
MLK Day of Service @ Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center | New York | United States
Commonpoint Queens is pleased to offer a range of virtual and in-person opportunities that will empower all members of the community to make a difference this MLK Day and beyond. January 18 in-person events: Prepare Care Packages for Needy Households (8:45 am-10:45 am) Commonpoint Queens will provide lunch and care packages to homebound seniors and
MLK Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registration 10:00 am
MLK Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registration @ Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
MLK Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registration @ Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center | New York | United States
Join Commonpoint Queens for a blood drive and bone marrow registration in partnership with NY Blood Center on January 18 at our Sam Field Center in Little Neck in honor of National Blood Donor Month and MLK Day. Appointments strongly encouraged; walk-ins allowed if scheduling and social distancing guidelines permit. Schedule an appointment at https://donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/287015.
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“The Narrow Edge” – a Queens County Bird Club presentation
“The Narrow Edge” – a Queens County Bird Club presentation @ Virtual via Zoom
Jan 20 all-day
“The Narrow Edge" - a Queens County Bird Club presentation @ Virtual via Zoom
To register for this Zoom event, please use the registration link below. At QCBC’s next meeting, Deborah Cramer will speak about her latest book, “The Narrow Edge: A Tiny Bird, An Ancient Crab, and an Epic Journey”, in which she accompanied a small sandpiper on its 19,000-mile annual migration and witnessed how its life, and
Answering Grant Writing Questions 4:00 pm
Answering Grant Writing Questions @ Flushing Town Hall at Home
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm
Answering Grant Writing Questions @ Flushing Town Hall at Home | New York | United States
Join FTH Deputy Director Sami Abu Shumays as he talks about what makes a compelling grant application. Whether applying for an artist grant, residency, or other opportunities, there are common questions funders ask for in their applications. During this workshop, we will go over some of those commonly asked questions to help you write a better
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In Conversation with Mark Wilf 7:00 pm
In Conversation with Mark Wilf @ virtual
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm
In Conversation with Mark Wilf @ virtual
As the owner of the Minnesota Vikings for the past 16 years, Mark Wilf has led a transformation of the organization, building a team that consistently competes for championships, providing the best in class fan experience, positively impacting the Minneapolis-St. Paul community, and growing the game of football. As the son of Holocaust survivors, Mark
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Take Root: Nia & Ness and Misaki Hayama
Take Root: Nia & Ness and Misaki Hayama @ ONLINE/Green Space
Jan 22 all-day
Take Root: Nia & Ness and Misaki Hayama @ ONLINE/Green Space | New York | United States
TAKE ROOT, now in its 12th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth with support to present their work to the public. Take Root will present 12 aesthetically diverse artists among seven performances
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Friends of Maple Grove – Songs of Love with Mariel Pacific 4:00 pm
Friends of Maple Grove – Songs of Love with Mariel Pacific @ Friends of Maple Grove Virtual Event
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm
Friends of Maple Grove - Songs of Love with Mariel Pacific @ Friends of Maple Grove Virtual Event | New York | United States
Join us for our first concert in 2021. Mariel Pacific returns with Love Songs, premiering at 4 PM on 1/23/21. Link and program will be provided on our public Facebook page on the day of the concert.
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Environmental Peacebuilding: Israel & the Middle East 12:00 pm
Environmental Peacebuilding: Israel & the Middle East @ virtual
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm
Environmental Peacebuilding: Israel & the Middle East @ virtual
In celebration of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish holiday recognizing ecology and trees, we will hear from David Lehrer, the executive director of Israel’s Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, about the environmental cooperation between Israel and its neighbors in the Middle East. This event is FREE and sponsored by the Jewish National Fund. Please register at
Culinary Training Virtual Information Session 6:00 pm
Culinary Training Virtual Information Session @ virtual
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm
Culinary Training Virtual Information Session @ virtual
Learn more about our new Culinary Training and Job Placement Program at a virtual information session Monday, January 25 at 6 pm. This is a twelve-week free program held in-person at our Hub in Elmhurst (77-17 Queens Boulevard). The information session will be held over Zoom. This program is for students who are: 18 years
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Fertile Ground New Works Showcase January 2021
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase January 2021 @ ONLINE/Green Space
Jan 26 all-day
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase January 2021 @ ONLINE/Green Space | New York | United States
FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 15 seasons, featuring the work of six different choreographers in Jan-June 2021, presenting a total of 42 artists across seven showings. The non-curated program features six dance makers per performance and profits diverse levels of experience, backgrounds, age of artists, and dance aesthetics. Fertile Ground January
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Blood Drive 9:00 am
Blood Drive @ Sunnyside Community Services
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Blood Drive @ Sunnyside Community Services | New York | United States
Help save lives by donating blood at a community-based blood drive in Sunnyside, Queens. New York Blood Center is holding the drive from 9 am – 3 pm at Sunnyside Community Services. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, appointments are strongly recommended. Walk-ins will be accepted if space allows. Make an appointment by calling 1-800-933-2566.
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Gift in the Wound⁣ 1:00 pm
Gift in the Wound⁣ @ Flux Factory
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm
Gift in the Wound⁣ @ Flux Factory | New York | United States
Gift in the Wound⁣. Curated by Noah Phillips⁣. “Without the weight given by a wound consciously realized, [one] will lead a provisional life.” — Robert Bly⁣ ⁣ The Gift In The Wound highlights the work of artists who have confronted their fears, traumas, and shadows, and emerged on the other side with unexpected insights, treasures, and talents
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Virtual Watercolor House Plants – ON LINE 11:00 am
Virtual Watercolor House Plants – ON LINE @ Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Virtual Watercolor House Plants - ON LINE @ Alley Pond Environmental Center | New York | United States
We love house plants because they allow us to bring the beauty of nature indoors. But what about house plants serving as inspiration for art-making? Join Diana Kuan for this beginner-friendly watercolor class, where you will experiment with a range of watercolor techniques to bring your favorite house plants to life. You will use techniques
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Virtual Sundays: Percussia 6:00 pm
Virtual Sundays: Percussia @ Facebook Live
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Virtual Sundays: Percussia @ Facebook Live | New York | United States
Percussia’s signature sound is created through the marriage of lyrical melodic instruments (flute, viola, and harp) with a variety of percussion instruments. Percussia is based in New York City’s vibrant, culturally diverse neighborhood of Jackson Heights, Queens. Percussia’s members seek to honor and reflect this cultural richness through the music they play. While rooted in