Events

Queens Memory events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For additional information, contact us.



Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Ridgewood, 20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood, NY, 11385 ( 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM )

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses art to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program.

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Whitestone, 151-10 14 Road, Whitestone, NY, 11357 ( 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM )

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses art to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY, 11432 ( 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM )

Learn how to conduct a great interview to capture the history of your family or neighborhood as a Queens Memory volunteer interviewer. Queens Memory volunteers are working all over the borough to collect residents' stories and photos for safekeeping in the Queens Library digital archives. You will learn how to prepare for an oral history interview, how to ask good questions, how to make a high-quality recording, and how to submit your completed interview to the library.

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Flushing, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY, 11355 ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

We celebrate It's Time for Kind with the little known story of Jewish refugees in Shanghai in WWII, when China was one of the very few countries accepting people escaping from the nightmare of Nazi Europe. "Survival in Shanghai" is 84 minutes and in English.

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Rosedale, 144-20 243 Street, Rosedale, NY, 11422 ( 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM )

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses art to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program.

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Ridgewood, 20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood, NY, 11385 ( 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM )

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses art to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program.

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Jackson Heights, 35-51 81 Street, Jackson Heights, NY, 11372 ( 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM )

Is there a song that always reminds you of a particular time in your life? Take the mic to tell your story and then sing or play a recording of your song for a live audience. Original songs and poetry welcome too! Queens artist EunWoo Nam will lead the event and help you give your memories a soundtrack! RSVP for help preparing your performance.

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Hunters Point, 47-40 Center Blvd., Long Island City, NY, 11109 ( 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM )

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses art to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program.

Monday, December 16th, 2019

North Hills, 57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, NY, 11362 ( 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM )

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses are to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program.

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Broadway, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City, NY, 11103 ( 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM )

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses art to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program. Visit MemoryKaleidoscope.com for more information about the game and ask a librarian about how you can borrow a Memory Kaleidoscope deck to play at home with your family and friends.