Jan
8
Tue
2019 Coupon Book @ Flushing BID kiosk
Jan 8 – Jun 30 all-day

The Flushing BID is officially releasing the 2019 coupon book offering exclusive discounts at businesses located in Downtown Flushing. Over 60 participating businesses will be offering their discounts through this year’s coupon book, from restaurants to retailers, beauty services to professional services.
2019 Coupon Books are available for pick up at the Flushing BID kiosk. Consumers can also get a free copy by submitting mailing request on www.flushingbid.com

Jan
12
Sat
Four Seasons @ Flushing Town Hall
Jan 12 all-day
Four Seasons @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States

“Four Seasons” is a fusion of classical and traditional Chinese aesthetic genres (poetry, music, dance, opera and puppetry) with contemporary shadow theater technique. Conceived and created by the award-winning ensemble, Chinese Theatre Works, it is a vivid, living animation that transcends language and cultural barriers and celebrates the universal cycles of seasons and life passages.

Hop, Flap, and Slither! Meet our APEC Friends this Winter! @ Alley Pond Recreational Center
Jan 12 all-day
Hop, Flap, and Slither! Meet our APEC Friends this Winter! @ Alley Pond Recreational Center | New York | United States

Observe animals in action! Pet 3 different animals and try moving like them.

Toddlers and caregivers enjoy some special time together as they socialize with other youngsters and learn about nature. Each class focuses on a different science theme and includes live animal guests, art projects, trail walks, and children’s literature. Limited to 8 participants with ONE adult per child. No siblings except babies staying in infant seats.

Kids Silent Disco and Parents Bottomless Brunch Party! @ Katch Astoria
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kids Silent Disco and Parents Bottomless Brunch Party! @ Katch Astoria | New York | United States

Let our Quiet Events DJs’ watch your kids while you enjoy a Saturday afternoon brunch with friends. Katch Astoria is Queens’ Premiere Gastropub offering a huge dance floor for your kids to party & a wide range of drinks and tasty meals for everyone. Just take a look at their Brunch Menu.

Make this your kid’s birthday party or just a fun afternoon with your friends while your kids are entertained by our interactive DJs getting them to sing, dance, and have a great time. We also will have a small arts & crafts table with coloring books, markers, crayons, and other fun activities for the kids to do if they don’t want to join the headphone party.

Don’t worry mom & dad, we also have a music channel for you to dance to too! Our Red throwback channel will be playing your favorite classic sing along songs that will bring you back!

Your 3 Live DJs are spinning kid friendly hits all afternoon:
DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits
DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks
DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B

Your Experience Includes:
• A pair of Quiet Events headphones
• Glow in the Dark gear
• 3 live DJ’s battling for your attention

Special notes:
• All ages welcome
• Rain or shine
• Food and drink sold separately
• VIP Birthday Packages available, please contact info@katchastoria.com

Common Questions:
• Do I need headphones? Anyone is allowed into Katch to eat/drink but you need headphones to hear the music & participate in the activities.

What to bring:
• Valid ID
• You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event.
• No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door.

How it works:
When you arrive you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. You can adjust the volume and choose between up to three DJ’s with a flip of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows what channel you are listening to. Jump into a booth or high top and order brunch for you and your family. Upgrade your order with 90 minutes of bottomless drinks!

Education and Activity Open House @ Long Island City Art Center
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Education and Activity Open House @ Long Island City Art Center | New York | United States

Queens Learns invites you to an open house featuring demonstrations, hands-on activities for children, workshops for adults, and talks to share our secrets for learning success. The event is free and open to the public. With presentations, workshops, and performances hosted by Sage Music, Queens Paideia School, LIC School of Ballet, Secret Theatre, Donna Levinstone Art, La Caravan FrancoFun, Brooklyn Boulders, and JDI Barbell–great for you, with friends, with family, all of it!

Jan
13
Sun
Red Envelope Show Drop-in Workshop @ Flushing Town Hall
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm
Red Envelope Show Drop-in Workshop @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States

FTH Teaching/Visual Artist Tina Seligman will lead a drop-in Red Envelope Show workshop. Create your original artwork on a red envelope and hang it on our celebration clotheslines. Materials and red envelopes provided. Maximum 2 per participant.

BHS 18th Annual Winter Art Show @ Bayside Historical Society
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm
BHS 18th Annual Winter Art Show @ Bayside Historical Society | New York | United States

Bayside Historical Society will hold its 18th Annual Winter Art Show at its home in the Castle in Fort Totten Park, January 13-27, 2019. The show will feature work produced by Queens-based artists, primarily from northeast Queens. Attendees can expect to find a variety of artistic styles and mediums, including representational painting, abstract painting, drawing, mixed media and photography.

The Opening Reception on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00pm, will include the awards ceremony, gallery talk, and refreshments. The exhibit and reception are open to the public. Viewing hours for the duration of the exhibit will be Thursday & Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Saturday & Sunday, noon until 4:00 pm. Admission is $5.00 per person, or free for BHS members.

OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS:
If you would like to exhibit your work in our show, please visit our site to download the registration form: https://www.baysidehistorical.org/bhs-winter-art-show. The registration deadline is Saturday, December 29, 2018.

NYC Talent Show @ The Creek and The Cave
Jan 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
NYC Talent Show @ The Creek and The Cave | New York | United States

NYC Talent Show is the world’s greatest open stage and a real New York City Tradition. It’s a decade old art performance show started at Bowery Poetry Club by Diane O’Debra and Victor Varnado where anyone can walk on stage whether they are a first time performer or a seasoned veteran and get treated like a star. A star that leaves the stage when bellman’s bell is rung telling them that their time on stage is over.

Performers on the show have included Kristen Schaal, Hannibal Buress, Jim Gaffigan, and Jonathan Aimes.

Every Sunday at 9 pm anything can happen and often does at The Creek And The Cave In LIC Queens NY.

Jan
14
Mon
Live Drawing with Models @ Flushing Town Hall
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm
Live Drawing with Models @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States

Draw from a live nude model. Bring your sketch pad with your favorite drawing medium. Each artist will have the opportunity to hone their skills with a series of quick and long poses while listening to music in a relaxing non-judgmental environment. Refreshments and snacks are available to get your creative juices flowing.

Jan
15
Tue
Gentle Yoga for Everyone @ George T. Douris Tower
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am
Gentle Yoga for Everyone @ George T. Douris Tower | New York | United States

Be sure and include healthy lifestyle changes in your 2019 New Year’s resolutions. Start an exercise program, improve your health, and reach harmony of mind, body, and spirit in the New Year through this gentle practice of Yoga. Yoga is an ideal exercise for people of all ages. Work at your own pace and leave feeling energized!