Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
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. WATCH ON FACEBOOK AND ZOOM If you’d like to watch this session LIVE, simply
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day Bayside Historical Society
Because it will not be possible to hold an in-person event, Bayside Historical Society’s annual winter art show will move online for 2021. Our 20th Annual Winter Art Show will take place in virtual “galleries” on the BHS website during the month of February 2021. The show is open to artists working in all media
Feb 1 – Apr 2 all-day Flushing Town Hall fence
On February 1, 2021, Flushing Town Hall re-opens the community art exhibition and solicits new artwork for the Lunar New Year, once again inviting participants to artistically express the range of emotions they feel as they face the new year. This Lunar New Year is the Year of the Ox— and its associated characteristics of
Feb 15 – Feb 19 all-day Queens Theatre Education At Home
Queens Theatre Education At Home presents you the drama classes for kids online this winter break: Picture a Story – Kids exercise their creative imaginations and practice their acting skills in this fun weeklong program. Working with a director and a musical director, students in this workshop will select a wordless graphic novel to adapt
Feb 20 – Apr 24 all-day TBA - Small Number Of In-Person Tickets on Website
The Queens Underground Red Carpet Film Festival Begins in February to Celebrate Black & Brown along with all Creative Talents in Film, Music, Dance, Poetry, Web Series Production and Networking with Industry Professionals, Community Groups, Entrepreneurs and Neighbors. Join us In-Person and/or Virtually for Movies, Music, Dance, Poetry Videos, Web Series Episodes and Business Commercials
Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Online
Join us on 02.20.21 as we dive into the true meaning of love at​ our Love Should Not Hurt Conference that will be held online at 3 pm.​ Entrance is Free – Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration.​​​ ​​For more information, please write us at info@beyondtheabuse.org or call 516-256-9531.
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm virtual
Take control of your finances and your future with our free virtual Know Your Rights and Financial Literacy for Women workshops Tuesdays at noon! On February 9, discuss Saving & Budgeting, Bank Statements, Credit & Debt. Other topics include: February 9 – Financial Literacy for Women: Saving & Budgeting, Bank Statements, Credit & Debt February
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm virtual
Learn more about our new Culinary Training and Job Placement Program at a virtual information session Wednesday, February 24 at 12 pm. This is a twelve-week free program held in-person at our Hub in Elmhurst (77-17 Queens Boulevard). The information session will be held over Zoom. This program is for students who are: 18 years
Feb 26 all-day Zoom
A night of rejoicing in Black resilience and artistry, Flux Factory will be providing a platform for artists to come together to celebrate through art, music and spoken word, in an open mic/cypher hosted by Nonbinary Artist / Poet / Organizer, Trasonia Abbott (@trasonia_abbott). ⁣ This cypher is open to Black artists of all creative
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm virtual
Join Commonpoint Queens and Generation Verb for an interactive virtual poetry workshop and performance in celebration of Black History Month! Generation Verb Guest Poets Ramya Ramana and Midnight will perform, facilitate writing prompts in breakout rooms, and run an open mic for participants to share what they have written if they wish. Generation Verb’s mission
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Black History Trilogy concludes with “André De Shields is Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory.” The Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award Winner and Hadestown star explores the life and achievements of the great emancipator Frederick Douglass. André De Shields was the Triple Crown winner of the 2019 awards season, having won Outer Critics
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Queens County Farm Museum
Join us online for a live, virtual cooking demonstration from the kitchen of Queens Farm’s historic farmhouse! Learn how early settlers prepared food using an open hearth. Original 18th-century recipes, seasonal ingredients, traditional cooking utensils, and the warm embers of the fire will bring history to life as participants watch and learn how to make
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm Friends of Maple Grove Virtual Event
Join the Friends Of Maple Grove for an online lecture and concert honoring Black History Month. Performers are Barbara Brown, soprano; David Mitchell, baritone; Paulette Coppin, soprano; Naoko Aita, pianist and Santiago Preciado, guest pianist. The link to the performance and the program will be posted on our Facebook event page prior to the concert
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm virtual
Take control of your finances and your future with our free virtual Know Your Rights and Financial Literacy for Women workshops Tuesdays at noon! On February 9, discuss Saving & Budgeting, Bank Statements, Credit & Debt. Other topics include: February 9 – Financial Literacy for Women: Saving & Budgeting, Bank Statements, Credit & Debt February
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Steelpanist Victor Provost and pianist Alex Brown co-lead a quartet that marries Jazz sensibilities with Caribbean swagger. Roots rhythms, swing, and soaring improvisations abound and the Trinidadian steelpan takes center stage as the quartet features original compositions alongside the beloved music of Chick Correa, Bob Marley, Vince Mendoza, and more.
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm virtual
Take control of your finances and your future with our free virtual Know Your Rights and Financial Literacy for Women workshops Tuesdays at noon! On March 9, discuss Understanding Your Rights in the Workplace, During COVID and Beyond. Other topics include: February 2 – Know Your Rights: Child Support and Custody Issues February 9 –
Mar 11 – Mar 25 all-day Lewis Latimer House Museum
Join us for a two-part workshop led by contemporary artist Xin Song! Participants will learn the traditional art form of Chinese paper cutting to inspire creative expression. Join us for one or both sessions and embrace a deep dive into this innovative art practice. Pay as you wish. Select either one or both sessions! Thursday,
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Filmmaker, medium, artist, and innovation doula Nova Scott-James will share media and process documentation from three performance pieces, A Eulogy For The Lenox Lounge, The Imposter, and Freeing The Caged Bird. Each of these performances involves an invocation of death as it relates to the transmutation of memories.⁣ ⁣ 1. Eulogy For The Lenox Lounge
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm ONLINE
While the pandemic may be keeping us from being together in person, Dance Entropy’s mission of creating greater understanding through movement has not faltered. We made our programs virtual and now we’re proud to bring our annual gala online, too! The Dance Entropy Board of Directors invites you to join us for a special preview
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm virtual
Comedian, actor, and writer Michael Ian Black has written many award-winning books and in A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son, he offers a thoughtful and personal appraisal of the complicated meaning of masculinity in our times. The book blends memoir and advice, written with both weight and wit, and challenges the
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm Flux Factory
There Is Something Here looks at the components of filmmaking through the lens of the artist’s process, and the challenges of mastering artistic craft while wrestling with self-doubt, lack of experience, and fear of failure. Originally titled: Nothing to See Here, Carlos David TC leaves behind the self-deprecation that many artists experience to instead focus
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Online
Everybody is welcome! 7-9:30 pm EST. Feel free to drop in for part of it. Bring your own drawing materials and a beverage of your choice. $5-20 suggested donations are very appreciated, which will go towards tipping our INCREDIBLE models. No one will be turned away due to a lack of funds. Note: 15% of
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Online via Zoom
At QCBC’s next meeting, Prof. Bridget Stutchbury will present “New Discoveries in Songbird Migration” Each fall, billions of songbirds leave Canada on an epic journey to their far-away wintering grounds in Central and South America where many live in tropical forests shared by toucans, howler monkeys, and jaguars. Dozens of species have experienced serious, long-term
Mar 19 all-day ONLINE
TAKE ROOT, now in its 12th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth with support to present their work to the public. Take Root will present 12 aesthetically diverse artists among seven performances
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Zoom
Interested in growing food, but not sure how to start? Through this live, virtual class you will learn the basics from Queens Farm’s experienced farmers so you can plan your vegetable garden with confidence. Get useful tips on how to turn any backyard site into a garden, choose your crops, propagate plants, care for seedlings,
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Alley Pond Environmental Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service The relationships between coastal wetlands and fish are an essential and important part of the ongoing debate on wetland policy. Unfortunately, these relationships are complicated and often unappreciated. Biologists have determined that wetlands play an important part in providing food, protection, and spawning areas for many
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Join members of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre as they discuss their latest dance film ‘3 x 13.’ Created by award-winning director Eimi Imanishi and Choreographer Samar Haddad King, 3 x 13 explores the singularity of the individual and the universality of the human experience.
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Join Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre and Flushing Town Hall for a live dance workshop (over Zoom) at 12:00 PM ET. This open level hour-long dance class – taught by YSDT company member Samaa Wakim in English and Arabic – utilizes improvisation, visualization, and choreography to explore the themes and techniques of YSDT’s new dance film
Mar 23 all-day ONLINE
FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 15 seasons, featuring the work of six different choreographers in Jan-June 2021, presenting a total of 42 artists across seven showings. The non-curated program features six dance makers per performance and profits diverse levels of experience, backgrounds, age of artists, and dance aesthetics. Fertile Ground March
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – Mar 26 @ 5:15 pm Virtual
The Women in Tech Summit educates, inspires, and connects women in technology. Working in tech is not just about coding. It’s about all aspects of your career. With discussions about trending topics in tech and information on thriving through tech career phases and facets, and unique online networking opportunities, WITS connects women working on the