The LaGuardia Plaza Hotel provides us with a perfect backdrop for a delicious buffet lunch and celebrating the music and legacy of an amazing collection of musicians from Queens. This special concert relives the meteoric rise of such legends as Louis Armstrong, Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Tony Bennett,Fats Waller, Richard Rodgers, and others. Popular Broadway personalities, both male and female, perform the songs of your life by the artists who got their start in Queens.
When: Friday, October 28, 11AM
Where in Queens: LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, 104-04 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst, NY 11369
Join in for a ghostly gathering and kick off your Halloween celebration. Come in costume to play games, make a not-so- spooky craft and pick a pumpkin from our mini-pumpkin patch. Stop by our “Cockroach Corral” to touch and observe live roaches or hunt for wiggly worms at our “Exploration Station.” Live music will have you shaking in your shoes. Create a frightfully delicious treat to enjoy. Pre-registration required. This program is for ages 18 months – 4 years (parent participation).
When: Friday, October 28, 1PM – 2:30PM
Where in Queens: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, NY 11362
Admission: $16. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Unleash your child’s Creative Spirit at the New York Irish Center. It is said the origins of Halloween, or Oíche Shamhna, in Gaelic, can be traced back to ancient Ireland during the Celtic festival of Samhain. Come and explore the true origins of Oíche Shamhn with age-old games, including family favorite ‘Bobbing for Apples’ and a Pumpkin Carving workshop. Suitable for ages 5-8 and ages 9-12. There will only be 10 places for each age category.
When: Friday, October 28, 4PM-6:30PM
Where in Queens: New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
Award-winning singer and songwriter D.B Rielly and his band will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana music, spanning several genres. Some include Roots, Zydeco, Blues and Alt-Country. D.B Rielly promises his listeners an instantaneous cure for all afflictions.
When: Sunday, October 30th, 11PM – 2AM
Where in Queens: Doyle’s Corner, 42-02 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11103
Admission: FREE event in Queens
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