Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Have you ever wondered how and when fingerprints are formed? Did you know that even twins don’t have the same fingerprints? Forensic Scientist and STEM Educator, Tamykah Anthony, will be teaching all about fingerprints. Learn about the three kinds of fingerprints and examine your own and your family’s to see if you share similar prints.
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 21 @ 9:42 am
3:00 pm
The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Empower Me Tour® (EMT) is virtually headed to New York to award thousands of dollars in college scholarships to local high school students. EMT is a free college-and-career-readiness roadshow that has traveled the country, providing a platform for high school students to earn on-site scholarships and admission to the
Virtual
2:30 pm
Join APEC’s Animal Care Coordinator, Zachary Kaplan to learn about the many exciting things that are occurring in the animal care world at our Nature Center. Zachary will discuss the care and upkeep of close to 100 of APEC’s animal ambassadors, including snakes, turtles, lizards, frogs, guinea pigs, birds, rabbits, spiders, fish, and more. Adults
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Dec 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Participants will build amazing structures and explore engineering techniques using simple supplies. By examining the objects around us in our homes and neighborhoods, we will simplify them into geometric shapes to build with. As a group, we will discuss the components of our neighborhoods and communities. Participants will be presented with a design challenge and
Lewis Latimer House Museum
2:30 pm
In this Reading & Discussion series, we will take a look at the work of Audre Lorde and her view of language and storytelling as powerful technologies for self-empowerment. Each of the five sessions of the series will begin with a discussion of excerpts from her books followed by a writing prompt inspired by the
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Create your own gorgeous evergreen wreath from the comfort of your home. Put on some holiday tunes and join us virtually on Zoom as we walk you through the steps to make a handmade decorative wreath. A supply kit will be available for pick-up at Queens Farm prior to the class so that you have
Queens County Farm Museum
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
11:30 am
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
Alley Pond Environmental Center
12:00 pm
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