Events

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



Friday, August 7th, 2020

https://bit.ly/2EV7Itu ( 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM )

The Queens Memory Project is a community archiving project and oral history collection administered by QPL and Queens College, CUNY. Since early April, Queens Memory staff and volunteers have been working to capture a lasting record of how Queens residents are living, working, learning, and helping one another during this unprecedented time. In this volunteer orientation, we'll go over the key steps of planning and recording remote interviews for the Queens Memory COVID-19 Project (queenslib.org/covid). Please register here: https://bit.ly/2EV7Itu 
 

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

https://www.facebook.com/queensmemory ( 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM )

Join us at https://www.facebook.com/queensmemory as we talk to Edjo Wheeler, who is the executive director of the newly instated Culture Lab LIC and a member of LIC-A’s Board of Directors. Located at the Plaxall Gallery, Culture Lab LIC is focused on supporting the development and growth of artists, musicians, actors, and their local community.

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

facebook.com/queensmemory ( 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Join a livestream at facebook.com/queensmemory for a fascinating look through the lens of census data into both the history and the future. Lori Wallach of the Queens Memory Project will paint vivid pictures of change in Queens’ neighborhoods. Professor Jeff Wice, New York Law School, will share impacts of the 2020 census, how the basis for New York’s political power that lasts ten years is set, and how you can get involved to make sure your voice is heard when district lines are redrawn.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

https://bit.ly/3iarGyx ( 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM )

The Queens Memory Project is a community archiving project and oral history collection administered by QPL and Queens College, CUNY. Since early April, Queens Memory staff and volunteers have been working to capture a lasting record of how Queens residents are living, working, learning, and helping one another during this unprecedented time.In this volunteer orientation, we'll go over the key steps of planning and recording remote interviews for the Queens Memory COVID-19 Project (queenslib.org/covid). Please register here: https://bit.ly/3iarGyx 
 

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

https://www.facebook.com/queensmemory ( 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM )

Join us at https://www.facebook.com/queensmemory as we talk to Loycent Gordon, the owner of Neir's Tavern. Opened in Woodhaven in 1829, Neir's Tavern is one of the oldest bars in NYC and has become a center of community for its neighbors. Having faced potential shutdowns, this bar's community has rallied together to ensure that Neir's Tavern lives on to see its 200th anniversary and beyond.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020

Virtual, , , NY, ( 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Join us via livestream on https://www.facebook.com/queensmemory. The Queens Memory COVID-19 Project has been working to document people's experiences in Queens during our current pandemic. In collaboration with QPTV, Queens Memory presents episode two of their two-part series, highlighting our schools, messages of hope, and the Black Lives Matter Movement. The episode will also be broadcasted by QPTV on August 25, 2020 at 10 am via Spectrum Channel 1997, RCN Channel 85, and Verizon Channel 37.

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

www.facebook.com/queensmemory ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

What music is on your playlist right now? Join host EunWoo Nam to hear from performers from all over the world who will share their stories, sing their favorite songs, and read poetry that inspires them during this extraordinary time. Want to join in with your own song or story? Email queensmemory@gmail.com to get a presenter spot. This event will stream live on www.facebook.com/queensmemory.

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

www.facebook.com/queensmemory ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

What music is on your playlist right now? Join host EunWoo Nam to hear from performers from all over the world who will share their stories, sing their favorite songs, and read poetry that inspires them during this extraordinary time. Want to join in with your own song or story? Email queensmemory@gmail.com to get a presenter spot. This event will stream live on www.facebook.com/queensmemory.

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

www.facebook.com/queensmemory ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

What music is on your playlist right now? Join host EunWoo Nam to hear from performers from all over the world who will share their stories, sing their favorite songs, and read poetry that inspires them during this extraordinary time. Want to join in with your own song or story? Email queensmemory@gmail.com to get a presenter spot. This event will stream live on www.facebook.com/queensmemory.

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Virtual, , , NY, ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

What music is on your playlist right now? Join host EunWoo Nam to hear from performers from all over the world who will share their stories, sing their favorite songs, and read poetry that inspires them during this extraordinary time. Want to join in with your own song or story? Email queensmemory@gmail.com to get a presenter spot. This event will stream live on www.facebook.com/queensmemory.

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Virtual, , , NY, ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

What music is on your playlist right now? Join host EunWoo Nam to hear from performers from all over the world who will share their stories, sing their favorite songs, and read poetry that inspires them during this extraordinary time. Want to join in with your own song or story? Email queensmemory@gmail.com to get a presenter spot. This event will stream live on www.facebook.com/queensmemory.