|Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery, Inc., a N.Y. Not-for-Profit Corporation|
127-15 Kew Gardens Road
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
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Click here for our 2013 Calendar of Events (Updated on September 15, 2013)
IN THE NEWS: Queens Newspaper, Times Ledger,
featured an article on the Friends of Maple Grove's event Victoriana
Day, which was held on Saturday, April 27. You can read the article
Carl Ballenas was a guest recently for a radio interview on the popular Radio Free Woodhaven online. You can hear the interview here.
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A Night of Everlasting Love
View Our Past Events of 2013
Murder Mystery Dinner - Enjoy the Food, Music, and of course, the Mystery! DATE: Saturday, October 26, 7:00 PM. A mysterious evening is about to unfold at Maple Grove!
Spirits Alive! Weekend - Twilight Concert and Walking Tours DATES: Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13. A Wonderful Weekend filled with Spirits, Music, and History.
Children Summer Science Workshops - Science Fun - Alley Pond Environmental Center comes to Maple Grove! DATES: Saturdays, June 22, June 29, July 6, 3:00 PM. This year's workshops: Pond Ecology, Endangered Animals, and Animals Alive! These events were co-sponsored by The Josephine Foundation.
Memorial Day Reflection -
Victoriana Day -
Build-A-Bot Workshop -
Pupp-Pet Workshop - Build Your Own Puppet Pet! DATE: Saturday, April 13, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM. A fun and imaginative workshop for kids 8 through 12.
Kids with Cameras: Film Premiere - This five week program on making documentary films culminated into a Red Carpet Premiere. DATE: Monday, April 8, 7:30 PM. Student films are showcased.
Genealogy Workshop - Search the World of Genealogy with special assistance from the Daughters of the American Revolution organization. DATE: Saturday, April 6, 2:00 PM. Learn the history of your family roots.
View Our Past Events of 2012
Holiday Caroling - Carols 'n' Cookies 'n' Cocoa 'n' Cheer! DATE: Friday, December 14, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. A celebration with warm wishes, delicious treats, and music by the renowned choral group, VOICES THAT BLEND.
Great Halloween Event & Carved Pumpkin Contest - The Strange and Unusual with a touch of Paranormal! DATE: Saturday, October 20, 2:00 PM. Walking Tour, Costume Parade, Holiday Crafts, and More. A Spooktacular Event!
Spirits Alive! 2012 - A Unique Experience - A Self-Guided Walking Tour. DATE: Saturday, October 6, 2:00 PM. Highlighted by actors in period costume recounting the lives of the cemetery’s most illustrious and historical figures.
Summer Jazz Concert - Let Your Spirits Swing! Featuring Jazz Vocalist Barbara Rosene. DATE: Saturday, July 21, 8:00 PM.
Past Events of 2011
Spirits Alive! 2011:
Let Your Spirits Swing:
Magic Show -
Sewing Volunteers! Do you like to sew and be a volunteer for our special projects and events? [More Details Here]
138th Anniversary This year (2013) marks the celebration of Maple Grove Cemetery's 138th Anniversary!
Membership The Friends of Maple Grove have many wonderful events planned. By becoming a member you help support our efforts and benefit in many ways. Student Members ($15), Individual Members ($25), Family ($35), and Organizational Members ($75). Also consider becoming a Friends of Maple Grove SPONSOR or PATRON. [Join here]
Top: The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery (2010).
Bottom: A rear view of The Center (2010).
Photos by C. Ballenas
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