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

Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Kew Gardens Hills, 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing, NY, 11367 ( 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM )

Join us to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp with a conversation about Auschwitz’s traumatic legacy as a camp, community, and memorial with Jody Russell Manning, Program Director for Rowan University’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

Monday, March 9th, 2020

The Potter’s Wheel, 120-33 83rd Ave, Kew Gardens, NY 11415, (718) 441-6614 ( 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM )

Join us to hear from neighborhood storytellers about how Kew Gardens has touched their lives and affected their experiences within and beyond the community. In the second half of the program, we will open the floor to anyone who wishes to share their own family’s history in the area. All are welcome; new arrivals and longtime residents.The Kew Gardens: Then and Now project is looking for compelling stories of life in Kew Gardens to add to their forthcoming publication. They have partnered with the Queens Memory Project to organize this event and welcome residents from every corner of Kew Gardens to share their stories. The Queens Memory Team will be on hand if you want to learn more about preserving your history in the Queens Public Library’s local history archives.