Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Queens Public Library at Flushing (Auditorium)
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
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
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
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Pat Dolan Trail at Willow Lake Preserve
Come help the FMCP Environmental Team clear out and add new wood chips to the Pat Dolan Trail near Willow Lake Preserve! All tools provided (please bring gardening gloves if you have them), but space is limited. All ages and skill levels welcome.
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Fun and Fitness for 55+ Seniors! Latin style dance fitness program that mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Perk up with fun exercise! All classes held at the Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell.
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Are you feeling overwhelmed and frustrated in your current job search? Join a community of mutual support in our Career Development Support Group. Network with other job seekers as you share and receive resources and tips to assist you in reaching your goals. Please RSVP with Carolyn Weinstein at Cweinstein@commonpointqueens.org or call 718-268-5011 ext. 167.
Nov 22 @ 1:30 pm Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
Celebrate The Giving Doll Experience with us! The Giving Doll was founded in 2006 in Ohio as a volunteer organization making dolls for children in St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Hear from New York chapter founder Maureen Ennis how they have made nearly 14,000 dolls since 2011 for children in need. Learn about the experience
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
Join us for a free Conversation on Democracy from Humanities NY sponsored by the Friends of Maple Grove. Read an historic article from Humanities followed by a discussion. Light refreshments; free parking on cemetery grounds.
Nov 23 @ 11:30 am Book Culture LIC
Join Book Culture LIC on Saturday, November 23rd at 11:30am for a special storytime with author Erin McGill, as she reads from her new picture books, Matchy Matchy and I Do Not Like That Name. The reading will be followed by a coloring activity. About Matchy Matchy: MARIA ALWAYS MATCHES, BUT MARIA DOESN’T WANT TO