Upcoming Events at Flushing Town Hall
July 26 – July 29, 2018
Honoring the First People of Queens: A Conversation on History and Cultural Protocols
THUR, JULY 26, 6-8 PM
Free (No RSVP required)
This insightful panel featuring members of the Matinecock tribe of Queens and Long Island will explore the tribe’s history, culture, and customs. Topics discussed will include: best practices in acknowledging Matinecock tribal territories and tools to help the tribe in building relationships with local organizations and government. Moderated by Gabrielle Hamilton, Director of Education & Public Programs at FTH.
Full Moon Drumming: Perú
FRI, JULY 27, 7-9 PM
$25/$20 Members (Space is limited to 20 participants; Drums provided)
Celebrate the Full Moon with a drum circle in Flushing Town Hall’s garden with master drummers from Perú. Begin with a workshop led by percussionist Hector Morales who will demonstrate various Afro-Peruvian rhythms on cajon (box drum), cajita and quijade, then jam with the entire group under the full moon. All are welcome from beginner to professional, just bring your enthusiasm!
Young Dancemakers Company
SUN, JULY 29, 2 PM
Free (with online RSVP)
Directed by Alice Teirstein, 17 young dancers of the Young Dancemakers Company will present a concert of new, lively, and original choreography, based on meaningful personal and social themes, and perform an excerpt by renowned choreographer Jane Comfort. The concert, with both live percussion and taped music, will be immediately followed by a free audience interactive workshop in on-the-spot dance-making.