Feb 1 all-day
12:00 am
King Jr. Following the bombing of Malcolm X’s home Malcolm and Martin meet in a room inside the historic Theresa Hotel. This riveting play deals with issues that are still relevant today: war, poverty, racism, and the need for Black self-empowerment. They were two men with different ideologies, but a common understanding of the plight
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
7:30 pm
Stephen R. Barney, Jr. is a retired Director, Information Technology for New York City; computer scientist, musician, and author. An episode of the Oprah Winfrey show about genealogy first inspired his journey to discover more about his family. His efforts resulted in tracing his family in Queens back to the late 1700s. Bayside Historical Society
Bayside Historical Society
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Celebrate Women’s History Month this March! Bayside Historical Society invites you to a screening of the film, “The Journey,” a documentary that chronicles the experiences of Istrian women’s emigration to America in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Directed by Olivia Rutigliano and produced by Maria Santalesa, President of the Histria Association for Women, the film
Bayside Historical Society
12:00 am
Learn about the borough’s history and the early residents who shaped the current landscape during our digital visit program on May 8. For those who like to dig in the dirt, we will do some artifact analysis as we see how archaeology can explain what happened long ago!
Online
12:00 am
Date: May 11, 2020, Monday Time: 2:30 pm (*Roll-in starts at 2:00 pm, the educator will be there to help get our audience set up)
Online
2:30 pm
Free writing workshop in partnership with Newtown Literary. *Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop. In this workshop, we will read works that affirm love, dual heritage, and what it took for our ancestors to occupy a land we had no claim, include poemsfrom Ocean Vuong, Aracelis Girmay, and Thiahera Nurse. We
Lewis Latimer House Museum
12:00 am
This program will put you in the shoes of an Abolitionist, opposing the horrific practice of slavery. The Abolitionists helped slaves who were trying to escape to freedom through the network known as the Underground Railroad. People aiding in the escape efforts were known as conductors. They would take in those who needed help along
Online
12:00 am
Do research with primary documents, and use National Census data to track a person down through history, using the actual records from almost 150 years ago. See how a family in Flushing changes over time, and learn about their neighborhoods. You will even see how the National Census changes over time too! A little document
ONLINE