Past Events 2020

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Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
19th Annual Totten Trot 5K Foot Race — VIRTUAL EVENT
October 25, 9:00am-November 1, 11:00am 2020

 

Race registration fee: $25.00

 

This year’s 5K will be a Halloween-themed VIRTUAL RUN/WALK! Register for the race on elitefeats.com and then run or walk whenever and wherever you’d like! Beginning 10/25, you’ll be able to enter your name and your time, and you’ll have the option to upload up to 5 photos.

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Open House New York 2020 — VIRTUAL EVENT
October 17-18, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

 

Cost: FREE

 

Bayside Historical Society's special virtual presentation for the 2020 Open House New York Weekend takes you through the past and up to the present of our landmarked Castle in Fort Totten Park.

6th Annual Independence Day Celebration — CANCELLED
June 25, 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm

 

Cost: FREE

 

We regretfully announce that the 6th Annual Independence Day Celebration, originally scheduled for Thursday, June 25, 2020, has been cancelled due to COVID-19 guidelines.

Watch our video of past Fourth of July celebrations!

Dermody Triangle Memorial Ceremony — VIRTUAL EVENT
May 25, 2020
Time: 1:00pm – 1:30pm

 

Cost: FREE

 

While observing COVID-19 guidelines, Bayside Historical Society carried on our annual Memorial Day tradition of laying a wreath at Captain Dermody Triangle in Bayside Hills. Watch our short film documenting today’s event and the story of a man who sacrificed his life to preserve the Union and rid our country of slavery.

 

Download BHS's fact sheet about Captain Dermody Triangle

Author Talk with Lou Duro — CANCELLED
April 29, 2020
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

 

Cost: Free for BHS members; $5.00 for non-members

 

Part of Bayside Historical Society's Author Talk at the Castle Series

 

Due to the implemented coronavirus travel ban, this event unfortunately has been cancelled.

Spring Garden Clean-Up at the Castle — CANCELLED
April 18, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

 

Cost: FREE

 

Due to coronavirus precautions, this event unfortunately has been cancelled.

Open Sew at the Castle — CANCELLED
March 21, 2020
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

 

Cost: $8 BHS members; $10 non-members

 

Due to coronavirus precautions, this event unfortunately has been cancelled.

BHS Annual Membership Meeting
March 19, 2020
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Cost: Free for BHS members and $5 for non-members

 

This year's in-person Annual Meeting has been cancelled due the COVID-19 virus. Voting will instead take place by email and mail; please consult our full event page for complete details.

Film Screening: The Journey
March 1, 2020
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

 

Cost: $5.00 for BHS members; $10.00 for non-members

 

BHS invites you to a screening of the film, "The Journey," a documentary that chronicles the experiences of Istrian women’s emigration toamerica in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Sunday Jazz Brunch
February 23, 2020
Time: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

 

Cost: $45 BHS members; $50 non-members

 

Kick back and enjoy the perfect blend of savory food and smooth jazz at our annual Sunday Jazz Brunch, featuring live music performed by The Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet.

Reservations required. Please RSVP online by February 19, 2020 or by contacting us at 718-352-1548 or info@baysidehistorical.org.

Open Sew at the Castle
February 8, 2020
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

 

Cost: $8 BHS members; $10 non-members

 

Do you quilt, sew or just love textiles? Join other sewing enthusiasts in an afternoon of creating and socializing. Cost: $8 BHS members; $10 non-members.

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Author Talk with Stephen R. Barney, Jr.
February 6, 2020
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

 

Cost: Free for BHS members; $5.00 for non-members

 

Part of Bayside Historical Society's Author Talk at the Castle Series

 

Bayside Historical Society welcomes author Stephen R. Barney, Jr. for a presentation and book signing for The Barneys of Flushing Meadows.

Valentine Crafts at the Castle
February 01, 2020
Time:  12:00pm – 2:00pm

 

Cost: $5 per child/$15 maximum per family

 

Join us at the Castle for Valentine crafts, activities and snacks. Crafts are suitable for children ages 4 to 12.

Oral History Training Workshop
January 22, 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Cost: FREE

 

Bayside Historical Society will host this special Queens Memory event in the Castle at Fort Totten: Attendees will learn how to conduct a great interview to capture the history of your family or neighborhood as a Queens Memory volunteer interviewer. RSVP to digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org.

19th Annual Winter Art Show
January 12 – 26, 2020

 

Opening Reception: Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2:00pm
On View:  January 12-26, 2020
Hours: Thursday-Friday, 12:00pm-4:00pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12:00-4:00pm

Cost: Free for BHS members; $5 non-members

 

Our annual Winter Art Show features contemporary Queens artists working in all media. On view at the Castle until January 26, 2020.

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