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
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
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
1:30 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
1:00 pm
At 17-years old, Seymour Kaplan enlisted in the American Army and left Brooklyn to fight against Nazi Germany. He became a machine gunner with the 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion attached to the 42nd Infantry Division. He was one of the first American soldiers to enter the Dachau concentration camp in April 1945. As a Yiddish
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens