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We've all been social distancing and binging on some great shows. Are you looking for something new to watch? Thanks to some area organizations, we would like to provide you with a listing of some free, virtual events to add to your list.

1.) The Museum of Jewish Heritage
Tuesday, March 31 at 12 p.m., will livestream, "Heroines of the Holocaust." This livestream will feature the more than 3,000 women who fought back against the Nazis. Dr. Lori R Weintrob (Director, Wagner College Holocaust Center) will be in conversation with Yiddish culture writer Rokhl Kafrissen (Tablet Magazine), followed by a live Q&A with viewers.

To watch, click here and simply exit out of the prompt to sign in.

  • For more Museum of Jewish Heritage exclusive content, check out these links for some archived presentations:
    • Survive Speaker Series: Holocaust survivor Maritza Shelley shares her life story in her own words. To view the series, click here.
    • A Shofar Blown In Auschwitz: Artifact Presentation Ceremony. To view, click here.

2.) The Gold Coast International Film Festival will offer free viewings every Sunday of short films from their past festivals. Learn more information from their post here.

3.) The New York Historical Society Museum and Library
Virtual tours are available, where you can explore their archives.

  • Women’s History in the Age of Epidemic: A Historian Reflects: Explore the resilience of the human spirit. Click here to view.
  • Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion exhibition: Learn about the long history of the Chinese in America – from the early days of the China trade and the life of Chinese Americans. Watch here.
  • Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: Enjoy Professor Gordon-Reed’s interview, which looks at the enigmatic third President’s vision of himself, his relationship with Hemings, and the American experiment taking shape around him. Click here for the interview.
  • Settler Colonialism & Revolution: Celebrate women from all eras of history and delve into revolutionary America with this chapter from our online women's history curriculum, WAMS. Read all about it here.
  • WWI and NYC: Visit this gallery and click on each image for the story behind it. View the gallery here.

4.) The Alzheimer’s Association LI Chapter is offering free virtual education programs for families, family caregivers and their caregivers. Pre-registration is required.

  • Monday, March 30, 2020, at 1 p.m. (ET) - Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and more. Register today at 800-272-3900 or click here
  • Thursday, April 2, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. (ET) - Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s. Learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others. Register today at 800-272-3900 or click here

5.) Broadway Sings for Pride
If you are a Broadway Musical aficionado who happens to love show tunes, we invite you to join Broadway Sings for PRIDE and their catalog of online content featuring an unreleased theatrical performances for the last ten years. Videos will be posted on a daily basis at 11:30am. All artists and musicians have graciously agreed to share these videos to provide some comfort during these times.

The videos can be viewed via the following Broadway Sings for PRIDE social media platforms:

• Instagram: BroadwaySingsForPride
• Facebook Page: Broadway Sings for Pride
• YouTube: NealBtv

The schedule is as follows:

-Tuesday, March 31: BRANDI CHAVONNE MASSEY (Wicked)

-Wednesday, April 1: RENT ALL-STAR REUNION (Including Original Broadway Cast Members)


-Friday, April 3: MATT LEISY (World Tour of The Phantom of the Opera)

-Saturday, April 4: HAIR ALL-STAR REUNION Part 2 (Including Original Broadway Cast Members)

-Sunday, April 5: DR. KEVIN NADAL, DR. REMOLIA SIMPSON, KRISTEN PARKER LOVELL (Trans filmmaker & Actress)

-Monday, April 6: BRIAN FALDUTO (Film: School of Rock, RACHEL REDLEAF (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), KELSEY MARTIN, MICHAEL BENJAMIN BUNIN

-Tuesday, April 7: MASON ALEXANDER PARK (Hedwig and the Angry Inch National Tour)

-Wednesday, April 8: HAIR ALL-STAR REUNION Part 3 (Including Original Broadway Cast Members)


-Friday, April 10: DANTE MELUCCI (School of Rock)

-Saturday, April 11: FINALE

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