Jan
8
Tue
2019 Coupon Book @ Flushing BID kiosk
Jan 8 – Jun 30 all-day
2019 Coupon Book @ Flushing BID kiosk | New York | United States

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

Apr
21
Sun
City Parks Foundation – Track & Field @ Forest Park
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm
City Parks Foundation - Track & Field @ Forest Park | New York | New York | United States

This April, City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports programs for young people living in Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, or Manhattan. CityParks Track & Field, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners and supported by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, gives New York City kids, ages eight to 14, the chance to learn the basics of the sport. From hurdles and relay races, to long jump, shot put and javelin throw, this program runs from April 20 through June 8 in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens, with sessions once per week. The Jesse Owens Track and Field program introduces novice runners to cross country distance running through runs from East Harlem to Randall’s Island Park. This program runs from April 7 – June 23 in Manhattan, and is held once per week. Online registration is now open for all spring programs at CityParksFoundation.org/play. Participants are encouraged to register online in advance, though walk-up participants may register on-site if space permits. For more information and a full list of City Parks Foundation’s 2019 sports programs, please visit www.CityParksFoundation.org. Please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org or call (718) 760-6999 for any questions.

CityParks Track & Field presented by New York Road Runners
April 20 – June 9, 2019

QUEENS
Forest Park
Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.
April 21 – June 10
Sundays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

CityParks Jesse Owens Track & Field presented in partnership with Randall’s Island Park Alliance

BROOKLYN
Kaiser Park
Neptune Ave. & Bayview Ave.
April 21 – June 10
Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

BRONX
Soundview Park
Lafayette Ave. & Morrison Ave.
April 21 – June 10
Sundays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

MANHATTAN
Thomas Jefferson Park
E. 112th St. & 1st Ave.
April 7 – June 23
Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Apr
22
Mon
City Parks Foundation – Seniors Fitness @ Astoria Park Tennis Courts
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm
City Parks Foundation - Seniors Fitness @ Astoria Park Tennis Courts | New York | United States

City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports program for seniors this April. CityParks Seniors Fitness, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners, is held in 17 neighborhood parks in all 5 boroughs. Seniors Fitness, offered from April 22 – June 14, gives New Yorkers 60+ the chance to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga and fitness walking. All equipment is provided. The program has served over 10,000 participants since it began in 2006 and encourages older New Yorkers to maximize their health benefits by staying active. Online registration is now open for all spring programs at CityParksFoundation.org/play. Participants are encouraged to register online in advance, though walk-up participants may register on-site if space permits. For more information and a full list of City Parks Foundation’s 2019 sports programs, please visit www.CityParksFoundation.org. Please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org or call (718) 760-6999 for any questions.

CityParks Seniors Fitness presented by New York Road Runners
April 22 – June 14, 2019

QUEENS
Astoria Park Tennis Courts
21st. St. & Hoyt Ave. S
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Cunningham Park
Union Turnpike & 193rd. St.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 11:00am
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Tennis Courts Meridian Rd.
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Roy Wilkins Park
Baisley Blvd. & 177th St.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

STATEN ISLAND
Faber Park
Richmond Terrace & Faber St.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Greenbelt Park
Brielle Ave. btw Rockland & Wolcott Aves.
Tennis – Monday / Friday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

BRONX
Pelham Bay Park
Watt Ave. & Middletown Rd.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Soundview Park
Lafayette Ave. btw Boynton & Colgate Aves.
Fitness Walking – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway & Mosholu Aves.
Fitness Walking – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Williamsbridge Oval
3225 Reservoir Oval E.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am

BROOKLYN
Kaiser Park
Neptune & Bayview Aves.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Marine Park Nature Center
Ave. U & E. 32nd St.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am

South Oxford Park
S. Oxford St. & Atlantic Ave.
Yoga – Wednesday / Friday, 11:00am – 12:00pm

MANHATTAN
Carl Schurz Park
E. 86th St. & East End Ave.
Fitness Walking – Monday / Friday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 10:00am

Central Park Tennis Courts
93rd St. near West Dr.
Tennis – Friday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Inwood Hill Tennis Courts
207th St. & Seaman Ave.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Chrystie & Forsyth Sts.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Fitness Walking – Monday / Friday, 10:00am – 11:00am

May
3
Fri
Special Exhibition
100th Anniversary of the First Transatlantic Flight! @ Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden
May 3 @ 10:00 am – Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm
Special Exhibition
100th Anniversary of the First Transatlantic Flight! @ Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden | New York | United States

Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays,  Saturdays & Sundays
Days: May 3, 2019 – June 2, 2019.
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden
sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden
Gateway National Recreation Area
Rockaway Point, NY 11695

NC4Rockaway100@gmail.com
CM Ulrich’s Office: 718.318.6411
1st Transatlantic Flight-US Navy Seaplane Division One, 1919

Join NYC Council Member Eric Ulrich, the Queens Historical Society, and the Rockaway Artists Alliance as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the flight of the NC-4, the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.

The US Navy Seaplane NC-4 was assembled and took off from the Rockaway Naval Air Station on May 8, 1919. An exhibition on the flight will be hosted at the RAA’s T-7 Gallery in Fort Tilden.

May
9
Thu
Talk Back @ Flux Factory
May 9 – Jun 2 all-day
Talk Back @ Flux Factory | New York | United States

TALK BACK centers the lives and leadership of disabled artists and organizers, asserting that deep-rooted cultural changes must be made within the art world to become more inclusive and accessible. TALK BACK believes that disability must be included in conversations about diversity. One part of affecting change in the art world is by placing disabled artists and organizers in positions of influence within the arts to effect change from within.

TALK BACK imagines a reality yet to exist, shifts able-normative assumptions to make room for every body and illuminates non-binary futures. TALK BACK envisions and celebrates joy, pleasure, mindbody, radical care and inclusion, sovereign bodies, crip time, community building, non-verbal and alternative forms of communication. TALK BACK disrupts through fluidity, quiet protest, overt and mass protest that includes multiple ways of showing up and being present. TALK BACK works within and against capitalism, classism and medical ableism to redefine value, time, productivity and worth. TALK BACK makes room for criticism, restoration liberation, coming out, ownership of one’s mind and body, access demands, intersectionality and utopias to offer multiple entry points to TALK BACK.

May
16
Thu
Free Seminar for Parents: NYC Gifted and Talented Testing and Admissions (pre-K to 2nd grade) @ Community Center
May 16 all-day
Free Seminar for Parents: NYC Gifted and Talented Testing and Admissions (pre-K to 2nd grade) @ Community Center | New York | United States

Who should attend:

Parents and caregivers of students Pre-K to 2nd Grade for NYC Gifted and Talented (G&T) tests..
Speakers:

Karen Quinn, “The Testing Mom”, Co-founder of TestingMom.com and testing authority
NYC mom who has been through the NYC G&T testing and has both children attending NEST+M citywide G&T program.
This discussion will update you and inform you about the resources to manage your next steps with your children: if you are just beginning the process, in the midst of it, or even considering the options for a year from now.

If you’re a parent to a preschooler or early elementary school-aged child and feel overwhelmed or confused by the NYC gifted and talented program eligibility testing, please RSVP today for an informative parent seminar with our team of NYC experts. We’ve got a wealth of resources to help walk you through it — and our expertise has already helped thousands of kids double their odds of getting into these highly competitive NYC G&T programs!

IMPORTANT: We love your kids, but due to the complexity of topic please ensure there are NO CHILDREN at this event.

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: 23-01 24th avenue, Astoria, Queens.

At this parent seminar you’ll learn:
All about the NYC G&T tests and admissions:
All about the tests given to determine eligibility for NYC’s highly competitive programs (the NNAT, OLSAT, AABL, Stanford-Binet, etc.).
Effective ways to help your child perform well on test day, including techniques for getting through the questions, sitting still, overcoming anxiety, paying attention and feeling confident about going into a testing situation with a complete stranger.
Test prep resources: What should I be doing in advance of my child’s G&T test?
A high-level overview of NYC’s various G&T programs and admissions processes, including the school visits and interviews.
What things you can do at home to help your child prepare for testing.
You’ll also participate in a live Q&A with our experts who will be happy to discuss your unique concerns and answer your questions.

Seating is limited, so don’t wait — register below for your ticket today! This seminar will fill up FAST!

May
17
Fri
Take Root Presents: Edgar Cortes Dance Theater and Dance Visions NY @ Green Space
May 17 @ 8:00 pm – May 18 @ 10:00 pm
Take Root Presents: Edgar Cortes Dance Theater and Dance Visions NY @ Green Space | New York | United States

TAKE ROOT , now in its 10th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth by providing our venue, Green Space, along with full technical and marketing support to present their work to the NYC public.

May 17th and 18th, 8 pm

Advance sale tickets: $17 online at www.GreenSpaceStudio.org
Tickets purchased at door: $20 cash, $22 credit card

About the Work

Edgar Cortes Dance Theater’s CIRCOPIA is a playful, comedic, dramatic, and often exaggerated view of the circus of the past. It is a combination of nostalgic antiquities and contemporary oddities, where differences and diversity are not only welcomed but celebrated. From playful to surreal, characters will delight the audience with a visual experience but also take them on a humorous and emotional journey. CIRCOPIA is a futuristic voyage to the nostalgia of yesteryear.

Dance Visions NY’s Earth Trilogy explores the human impact upon the natural world in three sections. The first is based on Isadora Duncan dances that have rhythms and properties of our natural environment at their core, dances that celebrate the wonders of water, earth and air. The second section depicts how humankind might have destroyed the precious natural world that we have taken for granted. Surreptitiously, our own waste products, a product of our self-indulgence and self-centeredness, destroy us. The final section—with a special musical appearance by the women’s choir Willow—is a statement of possibility, a hymn embodied in music and movement to honor our earth.

May
18
Sat
Bird Walk with NYC Audubon @ Queens Botanical Garden
May 18 all-day
Bird Walk with NYC Audubon @ Queens Botanical Garden | New York | United States

In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Info & registration is required.

Kids Silent Disco and Parents Bottomless Brunch Party @ Katch Astoria
May 18 @ 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.

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; ages 5+ recommended
• Rain or shine
• All food and drink, including bottomless drinks, are sold separately
• VIP Birthday Packages available, please contact info@katchastoria.com

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!

Bayside Historical Society’s Bell Boulevard History Crawl @ Bayside Historical Society
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society's Bell Boulevard History Crawl @ Bayside Historical Society | New York | United States

Historian Jason D. Antos takes you on a “then and now” journey through numerous points of interest along Bell Boulevard in Bayside. We’ll be meeting up at 36th Avenue & Bell Boulevard (by the Cobblestone House at 35-34 Bell Blvd.) and working our way up to the Bayside LIRR Train Station. Enjoy a fun afternoon with fellow history buffs and learn about the rich cultural heritage of our neighborhood!

Cost is $5 for BHS members and $10 for non-members.

RSVP at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/bell-boulevard-history-crawl.

Our history walk will honor the memory of Bayside Historical Society’s beloved board member, Alexandria Dunne.