November 4 2017

11/4 Saturday

Eternal Light Monument & Flag Staff Cleaning

  • 10 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Madison Square Park, 23rd Street & Broadway

Scouts and firefighters prepare the 1923 monument to WWI veterans for the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade. Open to the public!

Theater of War at Queens Borough Central Public Library

  • 2-4 PM
  • Queens Borough Public Library, Central Library
    89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11432

Rooted in discussions about the invisible and visible wounds of war, the company’s hallmark project, Theater of War, mobilizes Sophocles’ plays Ajax and Philoctetes in a dramatic reading and dynamic community discussion to increase awareness of post-deployment psychological health issues, disseminate information on available resources, and foster greater community cohesion.

The performance will feature actors Bill Camp (Jason Bourne, The Night of Light & Mercy), Kathryn Erbe (Law and Order), and city council member Jumaane Williams.

Admission is free. To reserve seats, visit: