IN THE GALLERY
Visit The Gallery on the lower level and enjoy the newest art exhibits.
Lost Amusement Parks of NYC
Wednesday, April 1 7:00pm
Each borough of New York City had at least one major amusement park during the "golden years" from 1900 through the 1920s. Manhattan had Fort George Amusement Park, Staten Island had Midland Beach and South Beach, and the Bronx featured Starlight Amusement Park, Clason Point Park, and much later, Freedomland. North Beach (now LaGuardia Airport) and Playland in Queens were mainstays for decades. Even Canarsie in Brooklyn had its own "Coney Island,"... Read more...
Perspectives on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Monday, April 6 7:00pm
On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out on the floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in NYC, consuming the building and 146 workers. The senseless deaths of these mostly young women galvanized a city, a state, and a nation to action. Richard A. Greenwald, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences at Brooklyn College, will share perspectives on this tragic and significant historical event.
Nests, Eggs, and Baby Birds
Monday, April 13 7:00pm
Spring and summer are busy times for birds as they court, mate, build nests, and raise their young. Learn about the exhausting work of parenting birds and the different life strategies of some of our favorite avian friends. Nature educator Sue Krause will tell you what birds may be building nests in your neighborhood.