Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Fun and Fitness for 55+ Seniors! Latin style dance fitness program that mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Perk up with fun exercise! All classes held at the Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell.
Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Join the new Commonpoint Queens Girls Who Code club! Program will be an introduction to HTML, CSS, & Javascript. High school students ages 16+ can learn basic computer programming skills and meet female tech professionals. No experience is necessary. Club meetings will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30PM at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens. There will
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
11:00 am
Come help the FMCP Environmental Team clear out and add new wood chips to the Pat Dolan Trail near Willow Lake Preserve! All tools provided (please bring gardening gloves if you have them), but space is limited. All ages and skill levels welcome.
Pat Dolan Trail at Willow Lake Preserve
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Fun and Fitness for 55+ Seniors! Latin style dance fitness program that mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Perk up with fun exercise! All classes held at the Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell.
Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Are you feeling overwhelmed and frustrated in your current job search? Join a community of mutual support in our Career Development Support Group. Network with other job seekers as you share and receive resources and tips to assist you in reaching your goals. Please RSVP with Carolyn Weinstein at Cweinstein@commonpointqueens.org or call 718-268-5011 ext. 167.
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
1:30 pm
Celebrate The Giving Doll Experience with us! The Giving Doll was founded in 2006 in Ohio as a volunteer organization making dolls for children in St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Hear from New York chapter founder Maureen Ennis how they have made nearly 14,000 dolls since 2011 for children in need. Learn about the experience
Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
11:30 am
Join Book Culture LIC on Saturday, November 23rd at 11:30am for a special storytime with author Erin McGill, as she reads from her new picture books, Matchy Matchy and I Do Not Like That Name. The reading will be followed by a coloring activity. About Matchy Matchy: MARIA ALWAYS MATCHES, BUT MARIA DOESN’T WANT TO
Book Culture LIC
11:00 am
This service is a Cornbread and Cider Ceremony to be held on Sunday, November 24th at 11:00am. Its purpose is to inspire us to be thankful for nature’s gifts at this harvest season, and to honor those who gathered and transported the fruits of the harvest to us. The sharing of cornbread and cider provides
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Queens
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Fun and Fitness for 55+ Seniors! Latin style dance fitness program that mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Perk up with fun exercise! All classes held at the Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell.
Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
1:00 pm
At 17-years old, Seymour Kaplan enlisted in the American Army and left Brooklyn to fight against Nazi Germany. He became a machine gunner with the 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion attached to the 42nd Infantry Division. He was one of the first American soldiers to enter the Dachau concentration camp in April 1945. As a Yiddish
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Mark Weiss’ bilingual anthology, The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry, was published by the University of California Press at the end of 2009. Art dealer, former film maker (a film of his is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art), psychotherapist and social worker, occasional teacher of writing, literature, film making, history and
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Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Loves You (Persea Books), Delivered (Persea Books), and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The New Republic and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary
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Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sokunthary Svay is a Khmer writer from the Bronx. She is poetry editor for Newtown Literary, the only literary journal for the borough of Queens, and a founding member of the Cambodian American Literary Arts Association (CALAA). She has received fellowships from American Opera Projects, Poets House, Willow Books, and CUNY. Her first collection of
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May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
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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6:30 pm
Ralph Nazarethis a poet, teacher and publisher. Born and raised in Mangalore, with a brief spell in Bombay, Nazareth got his Ph.D. in English Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1974. After forty years of teaching at SUNY Stony Brook & Purchase, UT Austin & Nassau Community College, he
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