Community Events

Annual Women’s History Month Program

Date: Wednesday, March 28
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: NYC Health and Hospitals–Elmhurst, 79-01 Broadway, Room A1-22 (Auditorium), Elmhurst

NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst will host its annual Women’s History Month event, honoring women and their efforts to end discrimination and violence against women of all ages. Dr. Dinali Fernando, emergency medicine specialist and director of the hospital’s Libertas Center for Human Rights, will serve as keynote speaker, sharing her experiences helping to care for and heal female survivors of torture and other forms of violence.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 718-334-1259.

QUEENS LIBRARY – JACKSON HEIGHTS (35-51 81 Street, 718-899-2500)

Adult Events:

Saturday, March 17 @ 3:00 PM
Brazilian Music Voyage!
Brazilian Vocalist Debora Watts performs Brazilian music styles of choro, bossa nova, and samba, including some world-famous Brazilian and American jazz standards done in a Brazilian style, and some original compositions from her recently released “Um Samba ao Contrario.”

Friday, March 23 @10:30 AM, Friday, March 30 @10:30 AM, Friday, April 6 @10:30 AM, Friday, April 13 @10:30 AM
IRS Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program
Free tax assistance programs if you’re over 60 or earn less than $66,000 annually. This is a walk-in, e-file, tax assistance program. Help is available first come, first served. No appointments will be accepted. Programs are presented by AARP. More information at

Saturday, April 7 @ 2:30PM
Free Writing Classes: There’s Poetry…There!
Get ready and write with poet/author Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie. In this workshop we will reconsider what poetry does. Writers of all genres are welcome. Look for other workshops, part of this series of free writing classes provided by the Newtown Literary Alliance, Inc. in partnership with Queens Library.

Tuesday, April 10 @ 3:30PM
NYCitizenship Information Session
Come to an information session with a NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for U.S. citizenship, and learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling.

Childrens Events:

Wednesday, March 21 @10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 28 @10:30 AM, Wednesday, April 4 @10:30 AM
Mother Goose Time for Little Ones 0-18 months
Join us for songs, stories and fingerplays. Caregivers must attend with children. First come, first served. Space may be limited.

Wednesday, March 21 @11:30 AM, Wednesday, March 28 @11:30 AM, Wednesday, April 4 @11:30 AM
Toddler Time for Toddlers
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and movement. Caregivers must attend with toddlers. For ages 19 months to 4 years. First come, first served.
Space may be limited.

Thursday, March 22 @ 1:00 PM, Thursday, March 29 @ 1:00 PM, Thursday, April 5 @ 1:00 PM
Toddler Playtime
We will play together with new building toys. First come, first served. Space may be limited.

Thursday, March 22 @ 2:30 PM, Thursday, March 29 @ 2:30 PM, Thursday, April 5 @ 2:30 PM
Picture Book Time for Children Ages 2 1/2 – 6 years
Children ages 2-1/2 -6 years and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and coloring. Families may join us
after they arrive from school.

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