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My Story, Your Story, Our Stories: An introduction to the art of storytelling
Tuesday evenings, October 21, 28th and November 4th, 6-8pm

Barbara AliprantisSunday Showcase on November 16th at 2pm

Everyone has a story to tell. Master Storyteller Barbara Aliprantis will coach you in developing an anecdote or image into a story that you can share with others at your holiday gatherings. Explore techniques and ways to develop stories that will engage your listeners. This three session workshop culminates in a showcase for family, friends and community at large.

$15. For the workshop series. $12 for VOM members and students.


Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour Saturday, November 1st 2-4pm (arrive at 1:45pm)

Flushing CemetaryOn the Day of the Dead/ All Saints Day, join local historian Jim Driscoll, Fred Gerber and Chuck Wade on a walking tour of Flushing Cemetery which will take a look at the history and horticulture, as well as the notable people of Queens who are buried there. Established in 1853, the cemetery is a testament to Flushing's arboreal and horticultural heritage. Co-sponsored with the Queens Historical Society, The tour group meets near the door to the Chapel, inside the main gate.

$10 registration fee. You can purchase tickets online through the Queens Historical Society. Please register in advance. Rain date will be in the Spring 2015



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