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
10:30 am
Are you seeking a job with good benefits, where you can make a difference while building a career? The City of New York has more than 80 agencies with 300,000 employees and opportunities in nearly every occupation. Learn more about these opportunities at a New York City Civil Service Jobs Information Session, on Wednesday, October
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
10:00 am
Do you have a dream of starting a business? Then join us at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens on Friday, October 18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm for a Starting a Business After Retirement Workshop! Special guest speaker Man-Li Lin, Economic Development Specialist for the U.S. Small Business Administration will offer advice to help you
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
11:30 am
Join us at the Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove for another Conversation from Humanities NY. Read a short article or poem about immigration from Humanities NY and discuss the article. Light refreshments provided. Free parking on Cemetery Grounds. Sponsored by Friends of Maple Grove.
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
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
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
We are excited to announce our second Showcase: The Love Affair Vol. 2. Highlights of the Showcase will be our newly renovated venue, new backyard, bridal room as well as our Michelin-starred Wedding menu. Come have a bite and meet our preferred vendors such as event planners, florists, photographs, etc…
Renaissance Event Hall
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
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
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
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 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,
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
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
12:00 am
Join OutRight Action International for our annual OutSummit One Day conference. This unique event brings together international and US-based activists for a day of networking, panels, and workshops on human rights relating to sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex issues.
CUNY School of Law
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum