The Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery presents a Free Community Event, honoring the Victorian Era. Performances will by Cyclone Jack; Natalia “The Saw Lady” Paruz, etc. Exhibits and displays will be by Denny Daniels and his Museum of Interesting Things.
Costumes during that time period are encouraged
When: Saturday April 29, 12PM-4 PM
Where in Queens: Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Pop into this temporary art and activity center for children located in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. A partnership with the Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID), the Children’s Museum of the Arts and NYSCI, ARTech is open. Families can explore workshops, installations and interactive activities about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.
When: Saturday, April 29, 10 am – 6 pm
Where in Queens: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona, NY, 11368
For thousands of years, cats have roamed freely around the city of Istanbul. Ever visible in the densely populous metropolis, they wander in and out of people’s lives. They belong to everyone and no one, neither fully wild nor tame. Kedi, this beguiling documentary from Ceyda Torun follows felines that live in sync with the citizens of Istanbul while also pursuing enigmatic journeys of their own. Recommended for ages 8+
“Remarkable. A splendidly graceful and quietly magical documentary.” —Variety
When: Saturday, April 29, 2PM & 4PM and Sunday, April 30, 2PM & 6:30PM
Where in Queens: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106
Admission: $15 per film
Broadway legend MAURICE HINES taps us through his incredible career in show business in this song & dance celebration. Hines pays tribute to his brother, Gregory, and the performers who inspired him – from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne – with standards like Luck Be A Lady, Smile, It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), and more.
When: Sunday, April 30, 3PM
Where in Queens: Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, NY 11364