Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
This two-hour class (with handouts + practical exercises + Q&A!) is created to give you a basic, crucial grounding in the financial aspects of being “in business” as a creative, artist, and cultural worker.
Flux Factory
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Volunteer Night: Individuals are invited to learn about bike repair and to help us de-manufacture or refurbish bikes for social programs. Everyone is welcome; no experience is necessary. Sign up here (click on the “Bike Mechanic Night” opportunities): https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0199&console_type=event&ht=1# Visit bike.nyc for information about events at our brand new location in Forest Park!
Recycle-A-Bicycle
7:30 pm
Eighty years ago, our borough of Queens hosted one of the most memorable events in history: The New York World’s Fair. A world weary from the Great Depression turned its hopeful eyes to an optimistic view of the “WORLD OF TOMORROW,” and thrilled to the predictions of industrial and technological marvels that an exciting future
Bayside Historical Society
Sep 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
For generations, Queens has attracted Jewish families from a wide variety of backgrounds. Find out how the borough’s Jewish population has evolved over the years. Share your memories, whether you’re reminiscing about the World’s Fair, a Mets game, or the street you grew up on. You’ll be fascinated by the story of Jewish life in
Queens Historical Society
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Join us as CUNY Professor Benjamin Carter Hett gives us a look back at the mistakes made in Europe in the 1930s that led to the rise of dictatorships, fascism, and the Nazi movement under Adolph Hitler in Germany. By understanding why that democracy
Queens Library Forest Hills
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Join us for a Rosh Hashanah Challah bake at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens! Share the gift of Rosh Hashanah warmth with those in need. Join women of all ages to mix, knead, and braid challah from scratch. Participants will make challah both to take home and to give to families in need through our Food
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
5:00 pm
Learn Proposal Writing to support your organization by identifying appropriate funders, learning their perspectives, and creating a comprehensive and competitive proposal using best practices. Receive free resource guides on Volunteer Management and Board Governance. Speed Network with your Peers. (Bring your Business Cards)
Queens Public Library, Central Library Auditorium,
7:30 pm
Donna Gentle Spirit Barron is the family Historian and Genealogist for her Matinecock tribe, and a published author of five books on her family’s native history. She will share the history of her family’s nine generations in Little Neck and the Matinecock settlements that once were located in Bayside. Please join Bayside Historical Society at
Bayside Historical Society
10:00 am
This free workshop is for middle school girls, grades 5-8. Students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided, unplugged activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them
VBGC Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens
2:30 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 Tara Clancy on Saturday, October 5th from
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
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
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
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
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