Feb 15 – Sep 13 all-day New York Hall of Science
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
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Open to all Queens artists with any discipline on every Friday at 5 PM EST. Join this Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/283009195 Meeting ID: 283 009 195 Join by phone: (646) 558-8656
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
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
Jun 6 all-day Nationwide
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
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am Hunter's Point South Park
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
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am Virtual
Join us for Virtual Family Yoga Sunday, June 7 with our Yoga Instructor Robyn Saling! This workshop is designed for children ages 2-6 and their families. Our yogi adventure includes imaginative poses, creative play, and special time to connect with your child. Workshop will be held on Zoom – link will be provided after registration.
Jun 8 all-day Queens Historical Society
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!
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm Virtual
Commonpoint Queens is currently accepting applicants for its bilingual community health worker training program with LaGuardia Community College. We are hosting a virtual recruitment event Wednesday, June 10 for potential applicants to learn more about the program. Beginner/Intermediate ESL classes will be held beginning in June 2020, while intermediate/advanced ESL classes will begin in Fall
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Flushing Town Hall
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.
Jun 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
Participants will examine the objects around them in the spaces they inhabit and think of them as simple objects. By breaking furniture and decor into primitive shapes, they will be able to build them out of paper using a basic set of techniques. They will use these techniques to create a new, remixed, or fantastic
Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
*Please RSVP to receive instructions on joining the virtual workshop. Join four artists from Lewis Latimer House Museum’s special exhibition Home/Land, for a live discussion and Q&A, moderated by curator Katheryn Fuller. Home/Land looks at the influence of the Fugitive Slave Act on Lewis Latimer’s family and the tactics used to detain, deport, and re-enslave
Jun 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Friends of Maple Grove Online Event
Join Friends of Maple Grove for an afternoon of beautiful classical pieces with pianist Yejin Han. Please come back a bit before concert time for the link to the concert on the Friends of Maple Grove facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfMapleGroveCemetery/ and on our YouTube channel. Our concert is dedicated to: James Thomas Grace (16 Mar
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm Leonard's Palazzo
Watch a movie with Commonpoint Queens under the stars! Join us on Sunday, June 14th for a drive-in family movie night! We will be showing Space Jam at Leonard’s Palazzo located 555 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, NY 11021. $35 per car. Tickets must be purchased in advance, no payments will be accepted on the night
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm Online
Join us for a virtual recruiting event Tuesday, June 16 with Renewal Care Partners. Renewal Care provides holistic health care and social services to older adults and people living with chronic health conditions. Learn more about positions with the agency as Certified Home Health Aide (HHA) Care Partners and Companions. Renewal Care offers flexible work
Jun 19 all-day Queens Historical Society
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
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
https://www.facebook.com/events/775525409631933/ A Virtual Tribute to Jimmy Heath (FB LIVE) Friday, June 19, 7 PM EDT Flushing Town Hall will celebrate the life and legacy of NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, the Music Director of the Queens Jazz Orchestra, in a virtual tribute – “I’m Back Swinging Again! – on Friday, June 19. Mr. Heath, who
Jun 20 all-day Brooklyn
The National Arts Drive is a fundraiser for local artists and creatives across the country (film, fashion, music, art, performance…). On Saturday, June 20, 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
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
Please sign up to receive details on joining the event. Join the Lewis Latimer House Museum and Newtown Literary for an culminating open mic event to wrap up our 2020 spring Writing on Race and Immigration series. We welcome all who have attended any of our workshops to sign up to read work that was
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Online, EST
This Free online Expressive Movement workshop aims to service adult populations that may be overcoming diverse forms of trauma. Dance Entropy’s Artistic Director Valerie Green leads this workshop for victims of abuse, rape, human trafficking, and veterans, and is open to working with new partner organizations. We invite all to join who needs peace in
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
The CrossCurrent Dance Festival is a celebration of the vibrancy and diversity of the Asian American dance scene in the New York metropolitan area. Produced by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and presented by Flushing Town Hall, the virtual festival aims to foster creative contemporary dance choreography in the Asian American Community by showcasing new works
Jun 29 all-day Queens Historical Society
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
Jun 30 all-day Achieve Beyond - Forest Hills
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
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Teens & Adults Group | August 3-7, 2020 at 5pm-6pm EST | $60 / $50 for member This virtual workshop series introduces teens and adults to the historic and cultural development of Chinese dance, from ancient classical court dance to various ethnic/folk dances. Each session begins with warm-up exercises inspired by Tai-Chi and classical body
Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Teens & Adults Group | August 3-7, 2020 at 5pm-6pm EST | $60 / $50 for member This virtual workshop series introduces teens and adults to the historic and cultural development of Chinese dance, from ancient classical court dance to various ethnic/folk dances. Each session begins with warm-up exercises inspired by Tai-Chi and classical body
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Teens & Adults Group | August 3-7, 2020 at 5pm-6pm EST | $60 / $50 for member This virtual workshop series introduces teens and adults to the historic and cultural development of Chinese dance, from ancient classical court dance to various ethnic/folk dances. Each session begins with warm-up exercises inspired by Tai-Chi and classical body
Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Teens & Adults Group | August 3-7, 2020 at 5pm-6pm EST | $60 / $50 for member This virtual workshop series introduces teens and adults to the historic and cultural development of Chinese dance, from ancient classical court dance to various ethnic/folk dances. Each session begins with warm-up exercises inspired by Tai-Chi and classical body
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Teens & Adults Group | August 3-7, 2020 at 5pm-6pm EST | $60 / $50 for member This virtual workshop series introduces teens and adults to the historic and cultural development of Chinese dance, from ancient classical court dance to various ethnic/folk dances. Each session begins with warm-up exercises inspired by Tai-Chi and classical body
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Queensborough Performing Arts Center (ONLINE)
Do You Believe In Magic? (For Kids & Teens ages 8 to 14 years of age) For the first time, magic enthusiasts from all over the world can learn “sleight of hand” techniques taught by international TV illusionist REZA! Using ordinary household items, this special program focuses on easy optical illusion magic for beginners, executed
Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm Virtual
The Moves Forum – bringing together women leaders from a broad spectrum of business, industry and commerce, the arts, education and technology – is our annual discussion on the various ways millennials can maximize their potential and best influence and improve the current and future role of women; this goal has never been more relevant
Jul 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Online
Central Queens has seen some of the highest reported cases and deaths from COVID-19. Join a panel of community leaders and elected officials to discuss how we can expand the narrative around the virus and communities of color to also focus on ways to secure social justice and build public trust during this time and