Jun 8 all-day
Learn about the borough’s history and the early residents who shaped the current landscape during our digital visit program on June 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!
History shall never be forgotten. This #Juneteenth, join QHS to celebrate the Emancipation of the enslaved African Americans in the State. We are here with you, in memory of the pioneer abolitionists; in support of the freedom and justice that have been delayed for black people. This program will put you in the shoes of
Aug 8 all-day
Queens is the most diverse county in the United States. With nearly half of the 2.3 million residents born abroad, its neighborhoods are home to families that hail from over 120 countries and speak over 135 languages. On Saturday, August 8, 2020, visitors will learn more about the sacred sites that highlight Flushing’s religious diversity.
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm
Friends of Maple Grove presents the first in series of lectures by our President Carl Ballenas. This first lecture on a couple in 19th Century New York City will be available beginning 12 noon on Sat. 8/8/20 on our Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8R7-vfqwYQWRQnCGKjhAIg See flyer for details! It is about 20 minutes long. Enjoy!
This Saturday’s “Tunes and Trailer” concert is dedicated to Robert Gunstone. Please join us at 12 noon this Saturday, August 29th on our Friends of Maple Grove YouTube channel for a short lecture by historian and Friends of Maple Grove President Carl Ballenas about the life of Robert Gunstone and the Gunstone Family
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm
See the latest presentation in our lecture series on this 100th anniversary of the Wall Street Bombing on Sept. 16, 1920. View anytime on our YouTube channel.
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 10 all-day
Desde Paseos por la Ciudad y la Queens Historical Society, te invitamos a un Paseo por Corona, uno de los barrios donde músicos y cantantes de jazz fueron a vivir a mitad del siglo XX. Viajaremos al pasado reciente para bucear por la historia de los derechos civiles desde la perspectiva de las personas que
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