Jul 6 2020 – Jun 30 2021 all-day New York Hall of Science
This virtual exhibit melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains – from high-resolution images of real brains from different species to artistic portraits crafted out of brain cells. Viewers can look at high-resolution images of octopi, zebra finches, mice, turtle, and human brains, as well as original artwork inspired by brains.
Jul 31 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 1 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 1 all-day online
Located on the North Shore of Long Island, the eastern part of Queens, Douglaston–Little Neck is composed of two main sections. Little Neck is generally used to refer to the area east of Marathon Parkway and/or north of Northern Boulevard, while Douglaston is the rest of the neighborhood. The history of Little Neck is very
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Friends of Maple Grove
Join us this Saturday August 1st, 2020 4:00 pm for a special online concert by renowned pianist and music educator David Holzman. Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery is presenting a short talk by David and excerpts from his February “A Celebration” concert at the DiMenna Center. To learn more about this remarkable musician: http://battlemuse.com/biography.htm Event
Aug 3 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 3 – Aug 7 all-day New York Hall of Science
Ages 8 – 10 August 3 – 7, 2020; 10 am – noon This virtual summer camp will highlight the interesting ways that science makes things go boom from chemical interactions to sound vibrations. Participants will observe a colorful foamy reaction called elephant toothpaste and learn safe ways to conduct a similar effect at home.
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm virtual
Commonpoint Queens is excited to offer a free virtual College Prep Boot Camp! This will be an intensive two-week program that will explore key topics in the college application process. Each day in the two-week program will include two hours of live instruction, complemented by guided assignments to deepen knowledge around the topic of the
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Queensborough Performing Arts Center (ONLINE)
Fairy Tales In Motion (For Kids & Teens ages 8 to 14 years of age) This unique program uses dance & choreography to retell popular fairy tales. Participants create live adaptations of classic stories using their imagination, innovation and interactive choreography. In this workshop, our “narrators” tell a story without using words. Classic tales get
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 4 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm virtual
Faraway travel may be limited due to the pandemic, but you can do plenty of traveling and touring in almost every neighborhood of our great borough with the book “Walking Queens”! Author Adrienne Onofri talks about the 30 self-guided walking tours she created for the book and gives you a preview of some of the
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Queensborough Performing Arts Center
The Fine Art of Songwriting with Steve Leslie (For Adults 24+) How many times have you heard the phrase “tell me a story?” Songwriting is storytelling: its about what to say. It’s about telling the truth, and giving people a “voice”. In this workshop, we’ll explore the process of songwriting – the art, the craft,
Aug 5 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm Queens Theatre Online
Seniors from all around the country can in on an hour of singing, poetry, comedy, trivia and a wellness check in with your contemporaries. QT’s program is an online event in which you can choose to participate on your computer or on your phone. We will be hosting a sing along of popular old tunes
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm Virtual Event
Summer art classes hosted by Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and Donna Levinstone are going virtual! All classes are FREE, but pre-registration is required. The classes will be hosted through Zoom and the link will be sent out to all registered participants in advance of the program. REGISTER HERE – https://forms.gle/PfueHiov8iehSkoK8 All activities are meant for
Aug 6 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am
This virtual workshop will teach you how to manage conflict at work and at home, as well as how to negotiate. Workshop will be held on Zoom and hosted by Joshua Bienstock, Associate Professor of Business Law at NYIT. For more information, please contact Carolyn Weinstein at cweinstein@commonpointqueens.org.
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm Queens Theatre Online
Get your body movin’ and grovin’ while you learn a new dance with Queens Theatre’s dance class for mature adults. QT’s hour-long online dance class will transport you to another time when dancers such as Gene Kelly and Cyd Charrise graced the silver screen and tap dancing was on every street corner. Our program is
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
PART I: JAIME SUNWOO on THUR, AUG 6, 7 PM EDT PART II: MARCUS YI on THUR, AUG 13, 7 PM EDT To watch the events live on FTH’s Facebook Page. In collaboration with Queens Council on the Arts’ Artist Commissioning Program, Flushing Town Hall will present two virtual showcases of works in progress. The
Aug 7 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm virtual
Join the CUNY Census Corps, Census Cooks, and Commonpoint Queens for Culture, Cuisine, and the Census, a virtual event celebrating the 2020 Census and food – two things that unite us all. The event will feature organizations like Commonpoint Queens and the Queens Public Library, bakeries like Jesseca’s Sweet Treats and chefs, Census 2020 NYC
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 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
Aug 8 all-day online
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 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Online
Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, is offering free creative writing classes ONLINE through the summer. Our next virtual workshop will be led by Safia Jama on Saturday, August 8th from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m: “Missives: A Poetry Craft Class” Poems can be written, and read,
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm Queens Theatre Online
[Every Sunday in August at 1pm] Queens Theatre presents Just For Fun, an online game show for the whole family. Just For Fun mixes interactive theatre games with trivia, song, charades and more to create a fun program that kids and parents can do together. Each program starts with theatre games designed to get your
Aug 10 all-day At-home or virtual tutoring sessions available
Back-to-school is right around the corner! Gear up for the Fall with free tutoring sessions with a certified teacher. TUTOR DESK offers at-home or online tutoring sessions for elementary students in reading or math. It is currently offering sessions at no cost to children ages 6-10. Call us at (516)400-3033 to reserve your spot.
Aug 10 – Aug 14 all-day New York Hall of Science
Ages 8 – 10 August 10 – 14, 2020; 10 am – noon In this weeklong virtual summer camp, participants will tap into their creativity while making connections between brain, art and science. They’ll create personal art masterpieces and learn about primary and secondary colors, and principles of math. They’ll also learn how the brain’s