Oct 8 2017 @ 12:00 am – Jun 30 2018 @ 11:45 pm
12:00 am
Queens has been a major center of thoroughbred horse racing since 1667 when King Charles II of England established here the first race course in his North American Possessions. This exhibition details the history of this amazing sport in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present and its concomitant cultural, social and
Flushing
May 16 @ 8:00 pm – May 26 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Co-Commissioned with Los Angeles Performance Practice. Questioning contemporary dance’s predisposition towards neutrality, authenticity and the de-sexualization of the female body, ANTHEM embraces theatricality, virtuosity and sass. The work weaves together existing and imagined vernacular dance styles to explore labor, play, and feminine-posturing. Four women execute a repetitive yet complex movement vocabulary that evolves as they
The Chocolate Factory Theater
May 23 @ 7:57 pm – 9:57 pm
7:57 pm
A free weekly bingo and stand up comedy show at a local favorite spot. Expect 10 rounds of Bingo, amazing food (additional cost), a handful of NYC comedians, craft beers and prizes. Hosted by Matt Bachus.
Alewife
7:00 pm
Come enjoy a free evening concert of classical choral pieces by Schola Sine Nomine. This Ozone Park based chorus returns for their annual performance at Maple Grove. The program will include pieces by Palestrina, Schubert, Bruckner, Gounod and more. There will be a world premiere of “Ave Maria” by Schola Sine Nomine’s own Shawn Chang.
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
6:00 pm
Last year NYC Ferry began its new route to Astoria. This neighborhood was first settled via a ferry from Manhattan that began in the 1830s but was terminated after the opening of the Triboro Bridge. We will begin our walk at the ferry landing (3-10 Astoria Blvd.) A ferry arrives from Wall St (Pier 11)
Astoria Ferry Landing
8:00 pm
Take Root Presents Grant Jacoby & Dancers and Liz Charky Grant Jacoby’s “wish you were here.” is a post-modern dream ballet that meditates on fragmented memory, sudden loss, and Trisha Brown’s Newark. On an interpersonal level, the dance intends to explore what is gained and lost as we move further away from past events that
Green Space
Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
8:30 am
The 3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K is here. This annual event will take runners/walkers through the business corridor of Vernon Blvd and finish along the magnificent Long Island City waterfront. The Center Blvd Dash kids races will follow immediately after, which children ages 2-9 can register for. All funds raised will benefit the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy.
Hunters Point South Park
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
10:00 am
Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, Jack Eichenbaum has led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became his signature tour, focusing on what the #7 train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914.
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Thanks to their Earth Day volunteers, the BHS Castle grounds have been weeded, raked, and cleared. Now it’s time to beautify the gardens with new flowers and plants. Come join in for a day of planting — all levels of gardening expertise welcome! This free event runs from 12 PM to 2 PM.
Bayside Historical Society
Jun 2 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! This Saturday, Jackknife Comedy celebrates its 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY. This milestone show offers comedy from Janeane Garofalo (WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER), Mike
The Creek and The Cave
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Bell Blvd Food & Music Fest will be a good old-fashioned restaurant stroll with tastes from local eateries AND great live music on every block. Come ready to enjoy 30 kinds of food or drink and a dozen kinds of music – all within a few blocks! Expect a wide variety of cuisines, including French,
7:00 pm
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase featuring: 7Midnights Physical Research beat piece Caeruleus Dance Collective Gio Kusanagi Project The Chamberlin Collective Vanessa Nandram FERTILE GROUND has supported the emerging and established artists’ community for 12 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features five dance makers each evening and includes
Green Space
7:00 pm
Join the Knockdown Center this spring for the return of Sunday Service, a free monthly series of live work across mediums in their bar, the Ready Room. This Sunday featured curator is Mariana Valencia. Mariana Valencia, is a dance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Valencia has held residencies at Chez Bushwick (2013), New York
Knockdown center
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
It’s the 13th Annual celebration of the food, drink, culture and community of Western Queens, to benefit The Chocolate Factory Theater’s residency, performance and community programs. Some participating vendors include (as of May 1): Alewife, Bantry Bay, Bartleby & Sage, Big Alice Brewing, BLVD Wine Bar, Cafe Henri, Casa Enrique, The Creek & The Cave,
Kaufman Astoria Studios
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Before the Bushwick Collective, NYC’s primary graffiti & street art mecca was 5Pointz in Queens. In its wake, new art collectives have sprung up, making western Queens the best-kept secret for street art in NYC! Come discover Queens on a tour that you will not forget! From the artist haven of Long Island City to
Clever Blend LIC
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Queens Youth Music Festival or QYMFest, is the premier one-day, open-air live concert event for families in Queens NY. Presented by Prototype Music, the festivals mission is to celebrate the arts with music and dance performances by about a twenty up-and-coming artists and community groups alongside more established regional performers. QYMFest is dedicated to
St. Johns University
Jun 9 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
12:00 am
Grab all your pals and confidants and head to Golden Girls Bingo, one of Time Out NY’s 20 things to do in the NYC! Drop the cheesecake, put on your best 80s outfit and fan gear, adjust those shoulder pads and come play bingo! You’ll watch 3 classic episodes, play a special Golden Girls-themed game,
Q.E.D.
Jun 16 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
6:00 pm
Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in this theatrical performance of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Presented by the Plaza Theatrical.
Forrest Park
8:00 pm
Could you BE any more of a FRIENDS fan? Did you major in lightning rounds? On a scale from 1 to 19, 19 being the biggest FRIENDS fan in the world, are you definitely 19? Are you intrigued? You’re flingin’ flangin’ right you are! We’ll be hosting the most exciting Friends Trivia with Jameson Irish
Passage
2:00 pm
In conjunction with our current exhibition, WAKE, curated by Michele L’Heureux, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs is pleased to present: Crossing Hemispheres: Using Both Sides of our Brains to Address Climate Change A conversation with Ellen Driscoll and Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, moderated by Rese Blatman Seating is limited: RSVP: (718) 937-6317 or rsvp@dorsky.org
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
Jun 23 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
This family-friendly headphone party has music from every generation to enjoy. Three live DJs will play the hottest beats from Top 40, ’80s/’90s/Throwbacks, and Motown and Funk. Please note: You must RSVP for FREE ticket. Sponsored by Council Member Eric A. Ulrich.
Forrest Park
Jun 30 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Sign you mother out of Shady Pines for the night, grab your pals off the lanai and head out to Golden Girls Bingo, one of Time Out NY’s 20 things to do in NYC! Drop the cheesecake, put on your best 80s outfit and fan gear, adjust those shoulder pads and come play bingo! You’ll
Q.E.D.
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Solar Energy is part of QHS’s regular educational programs, presented by Con Edison, that traces the history of power from colonial times to present. The advent of electricity in the late 19th century has paved the way for the age of technology. Students are introduced to various aspects in the scientific field including: The Industrial
Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestad