11:00 am
Do You Believe In Magic? (For Kids & Teens ages 8 to 14 years of age) For the first time, magic enthusiasts from all over the world can learn “sleight of hand” techniques taught by international TV illusionist REZA! Using ordinary household items, this special program focuses on easy optical illusion magic for beginners, executed
Queensborough Performing Arts Center (ONLINE)
11:00 am
Fairy Tales In Motion (For Kids & Teens ages 8 to 14 years of age) This unique program uses dance & choreography to retell popular fairy tales. Participants create live adaptations of classic stories using their imagination, innovation and interactive choreography. In this workshop, our “narrators” tell a story without using words. Classic tales get
Queensborough Performing Arts Center (ONLINE)
Aug 27 – Sep 5 all-day
12:00 am
Looking to earn your OSHA 30? Our training is available on weekends! Spots are limited (only 6 spots!) Registration is open only for a short time! PROMOTIONAL PRICING: Now earn your OSHA 30 for just a $150 deposit to register!! *Full price $315- balance due prior to arrival* Also ask us about; – Respiratory Protection
Sightful Services Training Center
12:00 am
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Virtual
7:30 pm
Nearly two years ago, the UN International Panel on Climate Change issued a stunning report stating that we have 12 years or less to avert far more serious climate disruption. Already we are seeing catastrophic fires in Australia and California and extreme storms and droughts around the world. Climate scientist Prof. Stephen Pekar will explain
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7:00 pm
“Ask a Presenter”, Artist Professional Development with FTH Executive Director and Artistic Director Ellen Kodadek Join Ellen as she helps demystify the process of reaching out to venues and organizations for presentation opportunities. We will go over how to know if a presentation space is a good fit for your practice, how to best communicate
Flushing Town Hall at Home
7:30 pm
Child psychologist Abigail Gewirtz will discuss how to help your child deal with the worries, stress, and other negative emotions caused by real problems, from the pandemic to active shooter drills to climate change.Talking and listening are essential for nurturing resilient, confident, and compassionate children. In her new book, When the World Feels Like a
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12:00 am
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020 Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm. Price: FREE!!! (RSVP at the link provided) *Please note: This is a virtual program held via Zoom. Flushing has long been famous for the Flushing Remonstrance, and its role as a landmark event in religious freedom in the early Americas. But The Flushing Remonstrance is
online
12:00 pm
Retired NYPD Detective James Coll will discuss the legal framework relating to police use of force and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution on this critical matter. In addition to his twenty years on the police force, Coll is currently an adjunct professor of American and Constitutional history at Hofstra University and Nassau
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12:00 pm
From the vast emigration of Jews out of Eastern Europe to the Holocaust to the creation of Israel, the 20th century transformed Jewish life. From Franz Kafka to Philip Roth, Primo Levi to Yehuda Amichai and Tony Kushner, Kirsch argues that during this transformative period, literature offered Jews a new way to think about what
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7:30 pm
Award-winning author and LGBTQ & Civil Rights Advocate Jo Ivester will speak on what it is like to have a transgender son in a world not quite ready for people like him. She is the author of Once a Girl, Always a Boy and The Outskirts of Hope and serves on the boards of Equality
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3:00 pm
Join our career builder workshop on Friday October 23, 2020 12pm PST / 3pm EST that would include: 1. Resume builder – Key tips to optimize your resume – Discuss your resume Objective – Discuss content, language and design best practices 2. Interview Preparation – Review common interview questions and how to answer them. 3.
Online
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:43 pm
10:00 am
Whether you’re a writer and storyteller or a genealogy or history buff, you can help us write women into history! Please join us for a live, virtual write-in event on Saturday, October 24th. Our goal: writing and gathering stories of all the women who have improved our lives, from an ancestor or relative to world
Online - Zoom
12:00 pm
The composer of West Side Story, chief conductor of the NY Philharmonic, a friend of the powerful, and the life of every party, Leonard Bernstein was an American celebrity. But to his daughter Jamie, Bernstein was above all the compulsive teacher and father who taught his daughter to love the world in all its beauty
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12:00 pm
Online trolls and fascist chat groups. Controversies over campus lectures. Cancel culture versus censorship. The daily hazards and debates surrounding free speech dominate headlines and fuel social media storms. In an era where one tweet can launch—or end—your career, learning to maneuver the fast-changing, treacherous landscape of public discourse has never been more urgent. As
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2:30 pm
Kitchen Gardening with Queens Botanical Gardens In this live workshop we will explore the plants and seeds in our kitchens, learn to propagate them into exotic houseplants, and set up a growing chamber. Please come prepared with the following: a Ziploc bag or clear container, paper towel, water and choose from the following list of
Alley Pond Environmental Center
12:00 pm
On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, Dr. Rafael Medoff will discuss difficult truths about the U.S. response to to the Holocaust. In his new book, Medoff writes that FDR’s administration deliberately suppressed refugee immigration far below the legal limits. His administration also rejected pleas to drop bombs on the railways to Auschwitz, even while American planes
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3:30 pm
In this animation workshop, participants will design and produce short films. This class will teach students skills in technology and artistic expression. Students will learn basic stop motion techniques: storyboarding, frame rate, angles, artistic design. This course is a great outlet for students to express themselves creatively while learning technology skills. A tablet device and
Lewis Latimer House Museum
12:00 pm
What would you do if you questioned your religious faith, but revealing your doubts would cause you to lose your family and the only way of life you had ever known? In her new book, Prof. Fader tells the fascinating, often heart-wrenching stories of married ultra-Orthodox Jewish men and women in 21st century New York
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2:00 pm
Creating Content in the New Normal: Tools and Strategies for Not-for-Profit Organizations Online Workshop Wednesday, November 18, 2020, @ 2 PM Are you using Zoom, doing live streams, and posting regularly on social media, but not getting the level of quality or engagement you want? Has the pandemic and social distancing dramatically changed the way
QPTV
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
4:00 pm
Join FTH Deputy Director Sami Abu Shumays as he talks about what makes a compelling grant application. Whether applying for an artist grant, residency, or other opportunities, there are common questions funders ask for in their applications. During this workshop, we will go over some of those commonly asked questions to help you write a better
Flushing Town Hall at Home
7:00 pm
As the owner of the Minnesota Vikings for the past 16 years, Mark Wilf has led a transformation of the organization, building a team that consistently competes for championships, providing the best in class fan experience, positively impacting the Minneapolis-St. Paul community, and growing the game of football. As the son of Holocaust survivors, Mark
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