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
12:00 am
2020 marks the 375th anniversary of Flushing! At the time of its founding by the Dutch, it was known as Vlissingen, however, it received its modern moniker in 1683 after the English took over New Amsterdam. We will be exploring some of that long heritage of Flushing across our six sites in our Holly Tour
Online
7:00 pm
In honor of Black History Month, Flushing Town Hall presents its Black History Trilogy, a three-part series of outstanding Broadway performers showcasing the music and speeches of influential African American artists, scholars, and leaders. Alton Fitzgerald White kicks off the Trilogy in “John Lewis: A Pioneer for Justice” on Friday, February 5 at 7:00 PM.
Flushing Town Hall at Home
12:00 am
The Queens Underground Red Carpet Film Festival Begins in February to Celebrate Black & Brown along with all Creative Talents in Film, Music, Dance, Poetry, Web Series Production and Networking with Industry Professionals, Community Groups, Entrepreneurs and Neighbors. Join us In-Person and/or Virtually for Movies, Music, Dance, Poetry Videos, Web Series Episodes and Business Commercials
TBA - Small Number Of In-Person Tickets on Website
11:00 am
Join us online for a live, virtual cooking demonstration from the kitchen of Queens Farm’s historic farmhouse! Learn how early settlers prepared food using an open hearth. Original 18th-century recipes, seasonal ingredients, traditional cooking utensils, and the warm embers of the fire will bring history to life as participants watch and learn how to make
Queens County Farm Museum
4:00 pm
Join the Friends Of Maple Grove for an online lecture and concert honoring Black History Month. Performers are Barbara Brown, soprano; David Mitchell, baritone; Paulette Coppin, soprano; Naoko Aita, pianist and Santiago Preciado, guest pianist. The link to the performance and the program will be posted on our Facebook event page prior to the concert
Friends of Maple Grove Virtual Event
Mar 11 – Mar 25 all-day
12:00 am
Join us for a two-part workshop led by contemporary artist Xin Song! Participants will learn the traditional art form of Chinese paper cutting to inspire creative expression. Join us for one or both sessions and embrace a deep dive into this innovative art practice. Pay as you wish. Select either one or both sessions! Thursday,
Lewis Latimer House Museum
4:00 pm
This event is dedicated to Thomas Carmichael, a ship steward born in Scotland in 1888, who died under mysterious circumstances in New York City on Feb 10, 1939. He rests at Maple Grove where his great-granddaughter Katie Carmichael traced his steps from Scotland to Maple Grove. Katie provided a grave marker and wrote a compelling
Friends of Maple Grove - Online Presentation