12:00 am
Astoria Bookshop is turning FIVE YEARS OLD! To celebrate, the bookshop is having an all-day carnival-themed party. Come join this special birthday storytime in the morning, balloon twisting in the afternoon, snacks and happy hour in the evening, plus games, prizes, and activities throughout the day.
The Astoria Bookshop
7:00 pm
Enjoy free live music in the Gantry Plaza State Park featuring The Chuck Braman Quintet, which draws inspiration from the brilliantly inventive compositions of trumpeter Kenny Dorham, saxophonist Joe Henderson and others featured on classic Blue Note recordings of the 1960s.
Gantry Plaza State Park
1:00 pm
Bee Smart! Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees! The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives in August. Join us for tasty, fun, and informative activities for all ages. See how the Voelker Orth Museum’s beekeeper harvests honey. Make bee-inspired art. Sample different types of honey from different
Voelker Orth Museum
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Meet outside the east exit of the E, M train station at Court Square (23 St/44 Dr.) in Long Island City. (#7 and G trains connect here as well.) Walk through a nexus of contemporary artists’ activity in converted industrial buildings. Follow newly gentrified Jackson Ave. and cross the Pulaski Bridge connecting Long Island City
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, August 23rd with New York Times bestselling author Naomi Novik as she discusses her new book, Spinning Silver! A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted, which was hailed as “a very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic” by The
The Astoria Bookshop
7:30 pm
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study
Hunters Point South Park
7:30 pm
Everyone is welcome to take part in fun, open performances of the Requiems of Mozart and Brahms. Our Lady of Mercy Church in Forest Hills will host two Summer Sings this August, inaugurating an exciting new tradition in our borough. On Thursday August 16, David Close and Ben Arendsen will conduct the Mozart “Requiem,” and
Our Lady of Mercy Church
Aug 23 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every 4th Thursday of the month, you can catch host Zoe Yellen with three of her most daring friends completing outlandish tasks and answering trivia questions. In between rounds, you’ll find some of New York City’s best stand ups and sketch comedy groups showing their stuff. Audience involvement and alcohol consumption are both highly encouraged
QED
2:30 pm
As part of the exhibition El Dorado (The Golden), writer Sherese Francis will lead a free poetry workshop inspired by the art installation. All ages are welcome to join. Language is fluid and moldable. We are constantly shaping it into new forms and meanings. This workshop will use language and sound concepts like etymology, synonyms,
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
We’ve combined the styles of Standup and Improv to bring to you an epic comedy show. Some of the funniest NYC Improvisors will make up a set on the spot based off the last joke from some of the funniest NYC Standup comedians sets. It might sound audacious but just wait till you hear how
The Creek and The Cave
10:45 am
I am leading a walk through old Bayside where I lived from 1943-1958. Most of the personal landmarks of my early life have vanished but there are threads of continuity and many anecdotes. Several sites have been designated as NYC landmarks: All Saints Episcopal Church, the Lawrence family graveyard and the Cobblestone house. When silent
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
10:30 am
Blessing of the Backpacks is a promise that our church makes to students in the community that we will be praying for them throughout the year and our church doors are open to them. All students (including those in college) are welcomed. Bring a backpack for a blessing. We will also have free school supplies
Trinity Lutheran Church L.I.C./Astoria
11:45 am
Beginning at the corner of Forest Park Dr. and Park Lane in Kew Gardens, America’s go-to guy for foraging, “Wildman” Steve Brill, will lead one of his world-famous wild food and ecology tours of Forest Park. This varied park, with cultivated areas, walkways, and trails, is great for late summer foraging. Berries thrive in thickets here,
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
3:00 pm
Music festival featuring the diverse musical talents of Queen’s musicians. Food trucks, beer, crafts for kids. $10 suggested donation, kids under 12 free Line Up: 3:30p The Not Club of NY (feat. gypsy violin of Mario Forte) 5:30p Chota Madre (Ecuadorean/African ensemble) 7:00p Drum and dance lesson from Maguette Camara (from Senegal) 7:30p The Brown
Sunnyside Gardens Park
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
Sep 14 @ 6:15 pm
6:15 pm
Fall/Winter 2018 season kick-off dance party with La Patronal! Rooted in the tradition of ‘fiestas patronales’ or town fairs common in rural villages across Latin America, this unique brass band from Lima, Peru presents Peru’s most rooted heritage and traditions through music and dance. Their lively performances encourage audience participation and dancing with contagious percussion
Flushing Town Hall
7:00 pm
World premiere of “A Voice for the Voiceless,” new work by composer Landon Knoblock, inspired by and created with the voices of youth in NYC public schools who experience homelessness and housing instability. Composed around children’s voices, “A Voice for the Voiceless” acts as a collection of vignettes, framing their stories in a mix of
Queens Theatre in the Park
7:00 pm
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart’s delight. The
Hunters Point South Park
12:00 am
JungOck Chang turned her attention to art when she left teaching in NYC public schools. She cultivated her interest in Minhwa, a style of Korean traditional folk painting and spent the past six years studying and painting. Her images draw on Minhwa’s long pictorial tradition. This exhibition will be running from September 22 to November
Voelker Orth Museum
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall