The tour will convene at the F train stop on Roosevelt Island and head for Four Freedoms Park at the southern end of the island. Here contemplate FDR’s wisdom and enjoy East River views of Long Island City and Midtown unsullied by crowds and automobile traffic. Continue to cross the Roosevelt Island bridge into Queens, following the evolving Long Island City and Old Astoria shoreline and end at Bohemian Hall, the venerable Czech beer garden that has survived more than century of century of change around it. This tour is self-sponsored and is presented by Jack Eichenbaum, Queens official tour guide.
Email to hold your spot. You can pay at the start of the tour.
When: Sunday, March 26, 11AM-1PM
Where in Queens: Bohemian Hall, 2919 24th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11102
Simply one of the greatest classical ballets of all time, Swan Lake (with magnificent music by Tchaikovsky) is based on a German fairy tale and follows the heroic young Prince Siegfried, as he labors to free the delicately beautiful swan maiden Odette, from an evil sorcerer’s spell. The Russian National Ballet, founded in Moscow in the late 1980’s, presents this full-length ballet in four acts. Swan Lake, with choreography by Marius Petips and Lev Ivanov, is being performed by the troupe’s principal dancers from the ranks of Russia’s top companies. “The Russian National Ballet, Directed by Elena Radchenko, is a cut above many of its rivals. Their “Swan Lake” is the real thing.“ Alexandera Tomalonis- Washington Post
When: Sunday, March 26, 2017, 3pm
Where in Queens: Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, NY 11364
Admission: $42, $39
Join your fellow runners and make history with the 2nd Annual Queens Marathon. Presented by the Queens Distance Runners, the Marathon is a 4 loop course and it is a USATF Certified Boston Qualifier. You’ll be taking in the sights of the World’s Fair Grounds, waving hello to the Queens Museum, and circling the iconic Unisphere as you tour the Crown Jewel of Queens.
Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall. Age group awards will also be given out. If you are training for a Marathon a little later in the Spring, try the Queens Tune-Up. This will be only 3 loops.
When: Sunday, March 26, 8AM – 2PM
Where in Queens: Universe Ct, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Flushing, NY 11355
Admission: $120 ($160 day of race). Tune-up $60 ($80 day of)
Join the Queens Historical Society for a film screening presented by author/filmmaker and environmentalist Dan Hendrick. “Saving Jamaica Bay” tells the story of how one community fought government inaction and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in New York City.
When: Sunday, March 26, 2:30PM
Where in Queens: Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354
Admission: $5 ($3 Seniors/Students)