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King Manor Traditions Festival

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Avenue (Rufus King Park), Jamaica

Join the folks at King Manor for their fourth annual Traditions Festival! It's a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times, bringing the past and present together for a celebration…

Free

King Manor Traditions Festival

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Avenue (Rufus King Park), Jamaica

Join the folks at King Manor for their fourth annual Traditions Festival! It's a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times, bringing the past and present together for a celebration…

Free

King Manor Traditions Festival

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Avenue (Rufus King Park), Jamaica

Join the folks at King Manor for their fourth annual Traditions Festival! It's a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times, bringing the past and present together for a celebration…

Free

Parsons Playdate

Parsons Public Space Parsons Boulevard (Between Jamaica & Archer Avenues), Jamaica

Join the Jamaica Center BID team -- along with King Manor Museum, Down to Earth Markets Farmers Market, and the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation -- for some creative fun in the sun on Friday, September 6. Activities going on will…

Free

Hands on History: Design Your Own 19th Century Jewelry!

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Avenue (Rufus King Park), Jamaica

Happy 250th Birthday, Mary Alsop King! In honor of the lady of King Manor, come learn about 19th century jewelry and styles like the necklace and hair pin Mary wore in her portrait. Then make your own 19th century inspired…

Free

Hands on History: Paint Your Own Miniature Portrait!

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Avenue (Rufus King Park), Jamaica

Though 18th century artists produced some very large paintings, they also loved to make extremely tiny ones too! Learn about the art of miniature painting around the world -- from the United States to France to India -- and then…

Free

Holidays on the Avenue

Grace Episcopal Church 155-24 90th Avenue, Jamaica

The Cultural Collaborative Jamaica invites one-and-all to celebrate Holidays On The Avenue. Join them for holiday gifts and fun with family and friends. A community tree lighting will take place in Rufus King Park at 5:30 pm. For additional information,…

Free

Adult Crafting with Jane Austen: Read-Aloud & Crafting Circle

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Avenue (Rufus King Park), Jamaica

Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with homemade Valentine crafts and a bring-your-own-project crafting circle. Sign up to read 15 minutes of Jane Austen’s 1817 novel, Persuasion, and listen to the popular novel read aloud while you work and enjoy the company…

Free

National Underwear Day Sewing Workshop

Zoom Online

August 5th is National Underwear Day, so lets prepare together by sewing our own historic undies! Join us on Zoom to learn about what people in the 19th century were wearing beneath all those layers, take a look at items…

$5

The Art of Book Making: Open House NY

Online NY

During Rufus King’s life, books were very precious, and Rufus’ huge collection of almost 4000 books was very important to him. Many of those books were decorated with something called “paper marbling” which created mesmerizing swirl patterns on covers and…

Free