Events

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



Saturday, June 3, 2017

Queen of Angels Church Parish Center, Corner of Skillman Avenue and 44th Street ( 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM )

The Queens Memory Program, together with the website Bliss Street Sunnyside (www.sunnysidestories.website), will host a re-telling of stories from people who lived in Sunnyside as children during the 1940s and 1950s. This event will be held on Saturday, June 3 at the Queen of Angels Church Parish Center on the corner of Skillman Avenue and 44th Street. Contributors to Bliss Street Sunnyside will discuss that time with our guests -- the people, the politics, and the ambience of Sunnyside of old. The Queens Memory team will also be on hand to digitize any historic photographs of Sunnyside that people bring to the event.

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Central Library ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Queens Memory will be hosting Volunteers in the Vaults July 12th at the Central Library from 6 – 800 pm in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Volunteers in the Vaults is a public bi-monthly program aimed at Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming programs and opportunities. Attendees will also have the chance to discuss possible Queens related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory Program staff. Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Douglaston/Little Neck ( 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM )

Queens Memory will be hosting a public oral history workshop directed by Queens Memory Director Natalie Milbrodt. Attendees will learn about best methods, be trained in effective interview methods, and gain some experience performing mock interviews with other attendees. Great for beginners as well as the experienced.

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Central Library ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Volunteers in the Vaults is a public bi-monthly program aimed at Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming programs and opportunities. Attendees will also have the chance to discuss possible Queens related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory Program staff. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP with richard.lee@queenslibrary.org.

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Central Library ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Volunteers in the Vaults is a public bi-monthly program aimed at Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming programs and opportunities. Attendees will also have the chance to discuss possible Queens related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory Program staff. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP with richard.lee@queenslibrary.org.