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Poppenhusen Institute’s Guitar Classes


“They all sang on the Corner – The Roots of ‘Doo Wop’ and Rock & Roll

doo wop

Can you identify this location?

Starting this week, we will be posting a series of photographs taken in or around College Point from the archives of the Poppenhusen Institute.
Can you identify where this location is? (Click on the photo to enlarge)
Let us know in the comments, and stay tuned for the answer next week!


CHA, CHA, CHA, Ballroom Dancing

cha cha cha dance program

Calling all Helping Hands for the 2015 Spring Clean Up

Projects to be undertaken – Exterior Property Clean Up

Bulb plantings, Kitchen Clean Up, Cleaning and Upgrading of Exhibits

Volunteers are encouraged to bring a sandwich – Beverages and cookies will be provided by the Institute,

Date – Saturday, April 18       Time: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.   (Come and leave whenever you need to.)

Contact us at or (718) 358-0067 for additional information.