12:00 am
Computers are everywhere today! They are our toasters with WiFi to robotic prosthetics, on our desks, in our pockets, in cars, even in our watches. Computers have gotten cheaper and smaller incredibly rapidly! But did you know that computers are much older than you think? This Digital Visit program will guide you through the history
online
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Interested in growing food, but not sure how to start? Through this live, virtual class you will learn the basics from Queens Farm’s experienced farmers so you can plan your vegetable garden with confidence. Get useful tips on how to turn any backyard site into a garden, choose your crops, propagate plants, care for seedlings,
Zoom
1:00 pm
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service The relationships between coastal wetlands and fish are an essential and important part of the ongoing debate on wetland policy. Unfortunately, these relationships are complicated and often unappreciated. Biologists have determined that wetlands play an important part in providing food, protection, and spawning areas for many
Alley Pond Environmental Center
4:00 pm
This virtual workshop is being hosted by Lynne Arnold, President of the Federated Garden Clubs of New Your State, Inc., the largest gardening organization in the world. Gardening in a USDA plant hardiness zone 5 presents certain challenges. Join Ms. Arnold as she shares wildflowers throughout the seasons, growing in her NY garden. Who doesn’t
Alley Pond Environmental Center
12:00 am
In recognition of Women’s History Month, the New York City Department of Records & Information Services and WomensActivism.NYC will be screening The Incorrigibles, a powerful short film featuring the unknown stories of girls who were incarcerated at the New York State Training School for Girls in Hudson, New York – an institution established in 1904
Online - Zoom
12:00 am
Queens Theatre (QT) offers a week of virtual performing arts classes to engage students during the New York City Public School spring break—from Monday, March 29th to Friday, April 2, 2021—to spark participants’ imaginations and grow their natural performance skills through fun, targeted theater activities, and rigorous workshops. Throughout the week, children ages 6 to
Queens Theatre
12:00 am
Queens Theatre (QT) offers a week of virtual performing arts classes to engage students during the New York City Public School spring break—from Monday, March 29th to Friday, April 2, 2021—to spark participants’ imaginations and grow their natural performance skills through fun, targeted theater activities, and rigorous workshops. Throughout the week, children ages 6 to
Queens Theatre
6:30 pm
The New York City Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) invites you to the launch of our Lunch and Learn Series. Join us each month for an intimate conversation with agency staff and special guests on the collections of the Municipal Archives and Library, as well as the history of New York City.
Online - Zoom
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
11:00 am
Please join Queensboro Council for Social Welfare as it Welcomes Dr. Troulakis from New-York Presbyterian Queens for a discussion of Heart Disease in Women over 60 and how to Keep Your Heart Healthy! Register by emailing Allison at QCSW.Webinars@gmail.com
Free Zoom Event
12:00 am
In February, the Mars Rover Perseverance landed in the Jezero Crater of the Red Planet. This feat of humankind’s technological prowess was accomplished by the hardworking engineers at NASA, and one of those is the Queens-born Vishnu Sridhar. Queens is happy to have one of our own contributions to our understanding of the Solar System.
online
12:00 pm
Learn how to recycle used cooking oil and how it can benefit your business and the environment! Avoid the hazards and risks of not properly disposing of your used cooking oil. Hosted by Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation and Flushing Business Improvement District with guest speakers from the NYC Department of Environmental Protection.
ONLINE
12:00 pm
In 1938, on the eve of World War II, the American journalist Dorothy Thompson wrote that “a piece of paper with a stamp on it is the difference between life and death.” A Holocaust story that is both German and American, The Unwanted is the intimate account of Jewish families in a small village on
virtual
12:00 am
Come chat virtually with an advisor. Get all the information you need to jump-start your new career. Fully online degrees available from wherever you are! Enroll now to start your exciting new career in fields such as medical or dental assisting, nursing, veterinary technician, and many more. See our website for details and instructions.
Ross Medical Education Center
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Have you ever carved your own spoon? It’s ridiculously easy. Learn this woodworkers’ basic with Lesley Loo, a designer, and former woodshop manager. We’ll hand-carve a unique wooden spoon out of wood stock with hand-held tools, in the comfort of your home. It’s the perfect introduction to woodworking for those who have never done it
Online
6:00 pm
Red Carpet Comes To Queens, NY. Join Us In-Person or Virtually for the Best of Indie Movies, Dance, Music, Poetry Videos, Web Series Episodes with Live Performances and spectacular Vendors for 4 Days of non-stop Action, Comedy, Drama, History and Networking with Filmmakers, Business Leaders and Neighbors. DATES: April 16, 17, 24 (6pm -10pm) &
In-Person in Jamaica, Queens, NY 11433
12:00 pm
In The Firsts, Jennifer Steinhauer focuses on the 35 women newly elected to the U.S. Congress in 2018 who helped make the 116th Congress the most diverse (by gender, race, ethnicity, age, and socioeconomic background) in the nation’s history. In an intimately told story, with detailed and thought-provoking portraits, The Firsts questions whether these women
virtual
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
5:00 pm
Queens Public Library presents a virtual panel discussion featuring experts who will examine the long history of discrimination and hatred against Asians, the dramatic increase in violence against them in the past year, and how advocacy organizations, law enforcement agencies, and elected officials are responding to it. They will discuss resources that are available to
Queens Public Library
12:00 am
Join us each month for our Lunch and Learn Series – an intimate conversation with agency staff and special guests on the collections of the Municipal Archives and Library, as well as the history of New York City. This month, housing advocate and author Daniel R. Garodnick leads a conversation about his latest literary project
Online
12:00 am
Since 2011, Empire State Tutors has specialized in helping students & adults achieve the academic success they’ve deserved. From identifying your academic needs to schedule options, we ensure that you receive the correct and accurate tutoring experience. visit us at: www.empirestatetutors.com
EMPIRE STATE TUTORS
2:00 pm
Learn how to recycle used cooking oil and how it can benefit your business and the environment! Avoid the hazards and risks of not properly disposing of your used cooking oil. Hosted by Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation and Flushing Business Improvement District with guest speakers from the NYC Department of Environmental Protection.
ONLINE
12:00 pm
Drawing on Nazi documents and previously undisclosed government records, Citizen 865 is a definitive account of the hunt for Nazi killers living openly in neighborhoods across the U.S. During a dinner party in Washington D.C., Debbie Cenziper first learned of the Office of Special Investigations (OSI), a small unit inside the Department of Justice tasked
virtual
May 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3:30 pm
Please join us for a weaving workshop using found materials from nature! Assemblage is the art of assembling found materials to make 3-dimensional art. Now that the days are getting warmer and the leaves and flowers are all starting to bloom let’s make some assemblage art using objects we find in nature! Nature weaving is
Lewis Latimer House Museum
7:00 pm
Virtual Speaker Series: Join Sara Dykman, author of Bicycling with Butterflies, and Alley Pond Environmental Center to learn about her 10,201-mile bicycle adventure following the monarch butterflies. Sara will cover monarch ecology, bike touring basics, stories from the road, and how all of us can help fight for a future with monarchs. Zoom link will
Alley Pond Environmental Center
12:00 pm
At the crossroads of the Watergate scandal and the women’s movement stood a young lawyer named Jill Wine Volner (as she was then known), barely 30 years old and the only woman on the team that prosecuted the highest-ranking White House officials. Called “the mini-skirted lawyer” by the press, she fought to receive the respect
virtual
8:00 pm
Join Jewish National Fund-USA on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 8:00 pm ET as we honor three New York professionals for their outstanding community involvement and leadership at a virtual award gala featuring academy award-winning actors Henry Winkler and Marlee Matlin. Deborah Riegel, Partner, Rosenberg & Estis, P.c., is the recipient of Leonard Litwin New
Zoom Virtual Event
7:00 pm
Join author Thomas Hynes for a talk on the oyster’s outsized impact in New York City, how the bivalve shaped the city, and how oysters might be the city’s best chance at a clean and healthy tomorrow. The oyster plays a starring role in New York City’s history, informing not just the city’s menus but
Alley Pond Environmental Center
3:30 pm
Join us for a special program with Beam Center Youth Leaders. Learn the basics of Light Painting and create a DIY light painting at home! The practice of Light Painting, or Light Drawing, dates back to the late 1880s and was initially used to track human motion. Light painting has since become a popular alternative
Lewis Latimer House Museum
3:30 pm
Join Latimer House for a unique multigenerational Juneteenth program led by artist Tasha Dougé! Lewis Latimer’s invention of the carbon filament will serve as a metaphor and a tool to illuminate the contributions of African Americans in the pursuit of liberation. Participants will use symbols and iconography to create paper cutouts exploring themes of freedom
Lewis Latimer House Museum
5:00 pm
Acompáñanos jueves 17 de junio a las 5:00 pm Live en Facebook para una charla sobre el Virus Covid-19 y la Vacuna para niños. Informacion actualizada sobre: Las Vacunas de Covid-19 para niños y adolescentes de 12-18 años. Las diferentes vacunas disponibles. El uso de mascarillas (Guia) Charla con: Angelica Cifuentes Kottkamp, MD – Associate
virtual
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join Jocelyn Perez of Herban Garden as we take a deep dive into the world of Mugwort (Artemesia Vulgaris). Mugwort is a plant that has garnered quite a reputation as a magical herb and has been believed to have a deep connection with the human psyche. In this workshop, we will explore Mugwort’s ecology, traditional
Alley Pond Environmental Center