Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
1:00 pm
Music Dance Sing while listening to the Sounds of Big Band Era, Latin, Motown, Rock & More ! Learn easy steps and Thrive Thru Music! 6 week program & FREE! T
The Ryan School MS 216
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
The Commonpoint Queens Adult Workforce Department presents a workshop on How to Survive the Difficult Interview. This workshop will be presented by Joshua E. Bienstock Esq., Labor Law Attorney and Assistant Professor of Law, NYIT. Learn more about what employers look for during interviews, how employers decide if you’re qualified, hiring process and selection criteria,
Commonpoint Queens Central queens
6:00 pm
Join us as Michael Krasner, professor of political science at Queens College, returns by popular demand to present Can Democracy Survive? – a five-week civics series that focuses on the threats to our current democracy and what we can do to defend it. He will cover the benefits and vulnerabilities of democracies in the modern
Queens Library - Forest Hills
6:30 pm
The American Cancer Society estimates that among U.S. women there will be more than 300,000 new cases of breast cancer each year. All of those patients will encounter multiple providers who are there to help them. Hear how the provider-patient relationship can make a difference. Sign up today!
Q.E.D.
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
6:00 pm
Join us as Michael Krasner, professor of political science at Queens College, returns by popular demand to present Can Democracy Survive? – a five-week civics series that focuses on the threats to our current democracy and what we can do to defend it. He will cover the benefits and vulnerabilities of democracies in the modern
Queens Library at Forest Hills
6:00 pm
Commonpoint Queens’ BEACON center at M.S. 158 presents a series of workshops on Mindful Parenting. On October 30, our BEACON and Gold Pediatrics will offer a parent workshop on social media and anxiety/depression at M.S. 158 in Bayside. For more information, please contact Deborah Popper, Outreach Coordinator, at 718-423-2266 or email dpopper@commonpointqueens.org.
M.S. 158
8:00 pm
Celebrate Halloween with Korean mask dance! Bongsan Talchum is the 17th Important Intangible Cultural Property of Korea and one of Korea’s most representative mask dances. Bongsan Mask Dance-Drama Preservation Society’s 22 performers from Korea present their dynamic and spectacular mask dance performance with live music. THUR | OCT 31 | 8 PM $16/$10 Students &
Flushing Town Hall
1:00 pm
Celebrate Diwali with this all-ages festival and dance party, featuring Kathak classical dancer Abha Roy and Basement Bhangra’s DJ Rekha! Learn Bollywood, bhangra, and Kathak dance moves, then hit the dance floor! Special performances by Srijan Dance Company, cooking workshops by Queens Curry Kitchen, henna painting, Indian handicrafts and Indian foods for sale and more.
Flushing Town Hall
1:00 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 Lisa Ko on Saturday, November 2nd from
Queens Library at Flushing
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
6:00 pm
Join us as Michael Krasner, professor of political science at Queens College, returns by popular demand to present Can Democracy Survive? – a five-week civics series that focuses on the threats to our current democracy and what we can do to defend it. He will cover the benefits and vulnerabilities of democracies in the modern
Queens Library at Forest Hills
7:30 pm
Bayside Historical Society welcomes author and native New Yorker Richard Panchyk for a presentation about his books, Hidden History of Queens and the newly published Abandoned Queens. Join us at the Castle in Fort Totten as Richard takes us back through our borough’s hidden history and uncovers fascinating remnants of the past. Cost is free
Bayside Historical Society
1:00 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, November 9th 1:00
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
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
6:00 pm
Join us as Michael Krasner, professor of political science at Queens College, returns by popular demand to present Can Democracy Survive? – a five-week civics series that focuses on the threats to our current democracy and what we can do to defend it. He will cover the benefits and vulnerabilities of democracies in the modern
Queens Library at Forest Hills
10:00 am
On November 15, the Adult Workforce Department will host a career information session with the 1199 SEIU Employment Center to assist you in obtaining career opportunities at prestigious and growing Hospitals and Nursing Homes in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Positions include a comprehensive union benefits package. They service the largest healthcare Union in New
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
THE ULTIMATE DANCE BATTLE IS BACK! After a thrilling first year, the 2nd Annual Dancing with the LIC Stars is coming back even bigger this November 15th, presenting dance duos of Long Island City Community Members + local Queens choreographers for an exciting night of team competition for the champion title. Your front seat tickets
Plaxall Gallery
8:00 pm
TAKE ROOT, now in its 11th 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 by providing our venue, Green Space, along with full technical and marketing support to present their work to the NYC
Green Space
2:00 pm
Queens Public Library and Lewis Latimer House Museum Present: Talk with David W. Blight, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Join us for a presentation with the historian David W. Blight about his 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Blight, a history professor and director of the Gilder Lehrman
Queens Public Library at Flushing (Auditorium)
6:00 pm
This fall, a group of 8 writers gathered at the Lewis Latimer House Museum to explore the topics of race & immigration. We will celebrate the conclusion of the workshop with readings by the participants. Join us to hear the incredible stories they have to tell. Friends, family, and others welcome! This event and the
Lewis Latimer House Museum
8:00 pm
TAKE ROOT, now in its 11th 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 by providing our venue, Green Space, along with full technical and marketing support to present their work to the NYC
Green Space
7:00 pm
FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 14 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features five dance makers each evening and includes a post-performance discussion with wine, moderated by Green Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green. Fertile Ground November Artists SWAN ArtBark International Kalliope Piersol MODERN LIMBIC
Green Space
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
12:00 am
NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Institute of Design & Construction Innovation Hub is hosting its inaugural forum on November 21, 2019. Join with colleagues as thought leaders explore the concept of innovation in the construction industry and how the IDC Innovation Hub can assist in making a positive difference in the ways the construction industry
NYC School Construction Authority,
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
8:00 pm
A romantic love story between dancers of Modern Ballet and Colombian Folklore. November 22 -December 15, 2019 Fridays and Saturdays 8pm Sundays 4PM
Thalia Spanish Theatre
10:30 am
Join us for a free Conversation on Democracy from Humanities NY sponsored by the Friends of Maple Grove. Read an historic article from Humanities followed by a discussion. Light refreshments; free parking on cemetery grounds.
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
12:00 am
An adaptation of “Alice in Wonderland” for adults, about an artist who falls through her canvas into a dark and comical world.
The Plaxall Gallery
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