Jul 13 – Nov 3 all-day
12:00 am
This photo exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women). The exhibition includes photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space,
New York Hall of Science
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Join us for a Rosh Hashanah Challah bake at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens! Share the gift of Rosh Hashanah warmth with those in need. Join women of all ages to mix, knead, and braid challah from scratch. Participants will make challah both to take home and to give to families in need through our Food
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2:00 pm
Recent Flux Factory Artist-in-Residence, poet and designer Dew Igworia, has been working on a series of party dresses that celebrate and honor cherished garments that she collected over years, which helped form her identity. These dresses connected her to a realm of fantasy and an expansiveness of self, but were lost in the removal of
Flux Factory
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
LIC is having a party! Join the Long Island City Partnership (LICP) for a celebration of the LIC community and our 40th anniversary serving this wonderful neighborhood. Come for an evening honoring our partners in LICP’s LIC Arts Connection, showcasing musical talent from our community, enjoying free samples of local food with drinks available for
LIC Flea & Food and Plaxall Gallery
5:00 pm
Learn Proposal Writing to support your organization by identifying appropriate funders, learning their perspectives, and creating a comprehensive and competitive proposal using best practices. Receive free resource guides on Volunteer Management and Board Governance. Speed Network with your Peers. (Bring your Business Cards)
Queens Public Library, Central Library Auditorium,
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Flux Factory presents an exhibition of works by two current Artists-in-Residence, Amir Badawi and María Lulu Varona. Each uses colorful embroidery thread to arrive at radically different ends. A quiet medium, both in its delicacy and in the time it takes to produce an object from tiny strands, it is a material that encourages deep
Flux Factory
10:00 am
This free workshop is for middle school girls, grades 5-8. Students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided, unplugged activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them
VBGC Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens
2:30 pm
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. The next class will be led by Tara Clancy on Saturday, October 5th from
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
1:30 pm
Tehran Children is the true story of Polish Jewish child refugees who escaped the Nazis and found refuge in Iran. Over one million Polish Jews fled to the Soviet Union, endured extreme suffering in Soviet forced labor camps, and eventually found refuge in Muslim lands. Those who survived made up two thirds of Polish Jewish
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
6:00 pm
​Join us for a free weekly American Sign Language class for adults! Class begins October 16 and meets Wednesdays from 6 to 8 pm at M.S. 216 in Fresh Meadows. Beginners are welcome!​ Space is limited; please register by calling 718-445-6983 or email ssterling@commonpointqueens.org.​ Class will be taught by Samantha Sterling, MSW, Outreach Coordinator of
M.S. 216 George J. Ryan
6:30 pm
Most parents of toddlers and preschoolers are very familiar with tantrums—those epic meltdowns that seem to come out of nowhere. Even though tantrums are part of “normal” toddler behavior, they are maddening, stressful, and exhausting. What can parents do to help everyone step back and calm down? With candor and wit, Rebecca Schrag Hershberg, clinical
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
3:00 pm
Prof. Ladin made headlines when, after years of teaching at Yeshiva University, she returned to the Orthodox Jewish campus as a woman—Joy Ladin. In an earlier memoir, Joy Ladin discussed her transition as she changed genders and, over time, created a new self. She recounted her struggle to reconcile the pain she experienced living as
Forest Hills Jewish Center
1:30 pm
Despite its small size, Israel has become a remarkable center for innovation. The long list of innovations that have come out of Israel includes everything from cherry tomatoes and drip irrigation to the USB flash drive and the Waze traffic app. Although many attribute Israel’s outstanding achievements to its technologically advanced military, tech insider Inbal
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
1:30 pm
Rabbi Ariel Burger first met Wiesel at age fifteen; he became his student in his twenties and his teaching assistant in his thirties. In this profoundly thought-provoking book, Burger gives us a front-row seat to Wiesel’s remarkable exchanges in and out of the classroom, and chronicles the intimate conversations between these two men over the
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens