Museum visitors can experience the thrill of adventure, gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature, and prepare for the unexpected in Survival: The Exhibition, an exciting temporary exhibition that challenges visitors to become the ultimate survival expert. Survival: The Exhibition features a zipline, ropes course and museum displays that simulate extreme scenarios in an
*Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop. Join us for a virtual tour of the Lewis Latimer House Museum’s special exhibition Home/Land, led by curator Katie Fuller. The virtual tour will be followed by a Q&A session with the curator. Curator Bio: Katie Fuller had been an educator for eleven years before
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Flushing Town Hall is excited to be celebrating with a brand new production “Crazy Talented Asians & Friends”. Simply tune into Flushing Town Hall Facebook Page on Saturday, May 30 at 6 PM EST and come watch LIVE our selected animation films that will wow you with the
Ralph Nazarethis a poet, teacher and publisher. Born and raised in Mangalore, with a brief spell in Bombay, Nazareth got his Ph.D. in English Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1974. After forty years of teaching at SUNY Stony Brook & Purchase, UT Austin & Nassau Community College, he
Led by versatile Indian classical vocalist Roopa Mahadevan, Roopa In Flux is an ensemble of musical wanderers venturing beyond the established traditions that shaped them. Voice, piano, violin, and percussion band together for a sound grounded in classical and jazz/soul forms from around the world, using novel arrangements and improvisational spark to express a contemporary
The National Arts Drive is a fundraiser for local artists and creatives across the country (film, fashion, music, art, performance…). On Saturday, June 6, 2020, we’re inviting artists across the U.S to showcase and perform from front lawns, driveways, balconies, and stoops We’re also inviting the community to drive through suburban streets and city blocks
The LIC Post Waterfront 5K returns to the streets and parks of Long Island City for the fifth year. This family-friendly run/walk starts and ends at Hunter’s Point South Park and takes people along one of the most scenic running routes in the city. In addition to the 5K, the event also features the ‘Center
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!
Save the date: the second WEDNESDAY of the month for our Virtual Jazz Jam! Led by Carol Sudhalter and our wonderful house band, the jam welcomes musicians including our jazz jammers from Queens/Long Island, as well as newcomers from around the world, to share their music, lift our spirits and honor those we have lost.
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
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
The ABLLS-R (Assessment of Basic Language Learning Skills – Revised) is an assessment tool, curriculum guide and skills-tracking system. The ABLLS-R is used to assess language and critical learning skills and also serves as a guide to select target skills to teach based on the outcome of the assessment. Participants in this workshop will learn
BEYOND THE ABUSE, INC. PRESENTS Queens Book Fair – Summer 2020 Date: July 11, 2020 Time : 2pm – 6pm Location: The Harvest Room 90-40 160th St, Jamaica, NY 11432 Entrance: FREE Come Meet With Diverse Authors and Poets and many Artists. Come To Mingle and Have Fun. Free Entertainment, Live Music, Face Painting, Raffle,
Long Island City Partnership’s Annual Real Estate Breakfast is the leading real estate event in Western Queens. For 14 years, we have brought together sold out crowds of leaders in real estate, finance, and the LIC community to discover current projects underway in LIC. Our previous panels have highlighted a mix of residential, commercial, cultural
On Saturday, October 3rd, LIC Partnership hosts its 7th Annual LIC Springs! community block festival on Vernon Boulevard between 50th and 46th Ave. Celebrate Long Island City and enjoy live music, dance and theater performances plus interactive lessons, art & sculpture-making, fitness classes, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, sports games and more. Free and open to
Health & Wellness Fair. All aspects of health and wellness are welcome. Open to Seniors and adult children of seniors.Our health fair is an educational and interactive event that provides preventive methods, medical screenings to people in the community, and healthcare/insurance information. We will have a variety of vendors including Fidelis, Empire BlueShield, Affinity Health