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Annual Honey Harvest Festival

Bee Smart!  Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees!                                                                                 The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives on Wednesday, August 22 from 1:00PM to 3:30PM. Join us for tasty, fun, and informative activities for all ages.  See how the Voelker Orth Museum’s beekeeper harvests honey. Make bee-inspired art. Sample different types of honey from different regions. […]

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Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden

From family betrayals to fairy tale endings, from magical storms to miraculous potions, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into the Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary, and Victorian Garden. Come early! Starting at 7:00pm, Kids & the Classics is the […]

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Garden Creativi-Tea: Art Workshops

All ages welcome! Our family-friendly summer art workshops are back. Make and take home your own creations.  Each week we combine art with some nature in the  garden, and a refreshing glass of iced tea on the side. Victorian garden-inspired collage, giant colorful “spider webs” and with your own fuzzy crawlers, painted planters, something to grow on your window-sill. Each week we’ll feature a […]

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Tinker Lab Summer Camp 2018

The Tinker Lab is the key educational program at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum to serve high-quality, innovative hands-on activities treating science and technology as an integral part of the humanities. In the Tinker Lab, participants use an array of technologies such as Scratch, Ev3, and Wedo, and build from scratch using various micro-controllers, proto-boards, and coding programs. The museum sees the […]

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Solar Energy Workshop

Family Workshop Saturday, July 21st, 2018 11:00am – 1:00pm Price: $10 per child Appropriate for: grades 5 – 8 RSVP by June 21st, 2018 Limited tickets available! Tickets per Person NOT per Family Click Here for Eventbrite Page Click Here for Facebook Page It’s Electric! is part of our regular educational programs, presented by Con Edison, that traces the history of power from colonial […]

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Moore-Jackson Cemetery Beautification

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 (& Every Saturday Following) Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm Price: FREE Location: Moore-Jackson Cemetery (51st Street between 31st and 31st Ave) Join us as we gather for a community-wide Beautification Day at Moore-Jackson Cemetery. We will be cleaning, planting and celebrating the warm weather with family friendly activities. Come meet your neighbors and join together to keep Moore-Jackson beautiful! All ages […]

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Latimer House Cherry Blossom

The cherry blossom season has finally started! Come visit the Lewis H. Latimer House garden during open hours from April 13th thru April 27th to witness one of the best-kept secrets in Flushing, right here at the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum. Museum is open 12PM-5PM on Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays, and for special events.

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Free Walking Tour of the future KissenaWay

Burn off some of those extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast by going on a free walking tour through the future KissenaWay in Kissena Corridor Park on November 24, from 11:59AM – 3:00PM. Enjoy the fresh air, light walking, local history, and dreams for the future. Please visit the event page if you’re interested: https://www.facebook.com/events/165099734088542/?active_tab=discussion