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The Sport of Kings in Queens 12:00 am
The Sport of Kings in Queens @ Flushing
Oct 8 2017 @ 12:00 am – Jun 30 2018 @ 11:45 pm
The Sport of Kings in Queens @ Flushing | New York | United States
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
Queens Taste 2018 6:00 pm
Queens Taste 2018 @ New York Hall of Science
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Queens Taste 2018 @ New York Hall of Science
With delicious food, dazzling drinks, and fantastic networking in a festive atmosphere, the Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council host Queens Taste as their annual fundraiser event. In previous years, we had Astoria’s Sabor de Cuba offer shredded beef with plantains, La Adelita in Woodside give away Mexican chalupas. Alobar in Long
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Cunningham Park Farmers Market Opening Day 9:00 am
Cunningham Park Farmers Market Opening Day @ Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cunningham Park Farmers Market Opening Day @ Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market | New York | United States
The Cunningham Park Farmers Market opens for its second season on May 6th and runs through November 18th. This is a grower-producer market, featuring local farms and food makers with fruits, vegetables, meats and eggs straight from the farm, artisan breads and baked goods, pickles, organic olive oil and more. Find it in the parking
(POSTPONED) Claudia Sanchez at QHS 2:30 pm
(POSTPONED) Claudia Sanchez at QHS @ Queens Historical Society
May 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
(POSTPONED) Claudia Sanchez at QHS @ Queens Historical Society  | New York | United States
NEW DATE TBA. Edible Queens is a magazine that showcases unique local food, restaurants, bars and even recipes in Queens. On May 6th, its editor and publisher Claudia Sanchez will be a guest at the Queens Historical Society to talk about her magazine and experiences related to the diverse cuisines in Queens. Sanchez’s contributions to
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Queens Spring Fair
Queens Spring Fair @ New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)
May 10 – May 20 all-day
Queens Spring Fair @ New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) | New York | United States
This family-fun event features midway games and rides for all ages, favorite fair food and World of Wonders old-time sideshow acts under the big top, from sword swallowers and fire eaters to escape artists and other exciting acts. There is no charge for fair admission and the World of Wonders Amazement Show. Ride tickets onsite are
QueensEats Meet Up 5:30 pm
QueensEats Meet Up @ The Lowery Bar & Kitchen
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
QueensEats Meet Up @ The Lowery Bar & Kitchen | New York | United States
Come out and enjoy an evening of drinks and food with new friends, neighbors, and Queens-based food bloggers, QueensEats. It will be a great place to meet new people, engage with your community, and learn about QueensEats and Queens food. General Admission Ticket includes: One drink, passed hor d’oeuvres, and entry to raffle. Drinks will
The Golden Girls Bingo 7:30 pm
The Golden Girls Bingo @ QED
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
The Golden Girls Bingo @ QED | New York | United States
All your dating tips come from Blanche. You wish you had comebacks like Dorothy. That means one thing. You should be at 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
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A Night Out For Dennis 7:00 pm
A Night Out For Dennis @ Bourbon Street
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
A Night Out For Dennis @ Bourbon Street  | New York | United States
Bayside, Queens – Archbishop Molloy High School Class of 1988 alumni Chris Donovan, Lareto Evangelista, Charles Rabus, James Sheldon and Thomas Tzimorotas, will host a cocktail party at the popular Cajun restaurant Bourbon Street on Friday, May 11, 7 pm – 11 pm, to benefit their friend and classmate, Dennis Sheehan who suffered a stroke.
Before Summer Ends (film) 7:30 pm
Before Summer Ends (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Before Summer Ends (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
France, Switzerland. Dir. Maryam Goormaghtigh. 2017, 80 mins. Digital projection. In French/Persian with English subtitles. Channeling the lo-fi deadpan of Jim Jarmusch, this winningly offbeat quasi-documentary follows three thirty-something Iranian friends on a road trip through the South of France. Immigrants who enjoy the freedoms of their adopted country while remaining nostalgic for their home,
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Individual Medley Bootcamp with Olympians 9:00 am
Individual Medley Bootcamp with Olympians @ Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Individual Medley Bootcamp with Olympians @ Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center | New York | United States
The guest coach is Marko Blazevski, who has represented Macedonia at both the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London and in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2012 London Summer Olympics, he presented with the honor of being Macedonia flag bearer during the Opening Ceremony. He has participated in 6 consecutive World Aquatics Championships
Community Swim Lessons and Water Safety Training 11:00 am
Community Swim Lessons and Water Safety Training @ Far Rockaway
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community Swim Lessons and Water Safety Training @ Far Rockaway | New York | United States
Swim Strong Foundation presents 6th Annual Water Safety Awareness Week Celebration. Families will get a jump on summer with a FREE week of safety and fun and a swim class. There will be CPR training, water safety workshops, and an opportunity to meet 2X Olympian Marko Blazevski and Patterson College Swim Coach Vera Blazevska. Note: Participants must be
Conversation on Immigration at Maple Grove 12:00 pm
Conversation on Immigration at Maple Grove @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Conversation on Immigration at Maple Grove @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States
Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for a free reading of “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus (1883) – on display at the Statue of Liberty and an Anonymous Poem on immigration, followed by a discussion about the readings. This is a community conversation sponsored by Humanities NY and moderated by Jo-Anne Raskin, lecturer,
Second Saturday Walking Tour of Maple Grove Cemetery 2:00 pm
Second Saturday Walking Tour of Maple Grove Cemetery @ Maple Grove Cemetery
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Second Saturday Walking Tour of Maple Grove Cemetery @ Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States
Join the Friends of Maple Grove for the second in a series of monthly walking tours in the historic Victorian sections of Maple Grove. Jo-Anne Raskin, Friends of Maple Grove Board Member, Lecturer and Tour Guide will take you back in time to visit the gravesites of many historic, notable and interesting residents and tell their stories.
Taste of Cement (film) 2:00 pm
Taste of Cement (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 12 @ 2:00 pm
Taste of Cement (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
Germany/Syria/Lebanon//United Arab Emirates/Qatar. Dir. Ziad Kalthoum. 2017, 85 mins. Digital projection. In Arabic with English subtitles. Berlin-based Syrian filmmaker Ziad Kalthoum’s award-winning, cinematically audacious documentary explores the days and nights of Syrian refugees employed as construction workers in post–Civil War Beirut. Laboring to erect a towering skyscraper by day, they spend their nights in curfew,
Jewish Music Through the Ages Concert in Kew Gardens 4:00 pm
Jewish Music Through the Ages Concert in Kew Gardens @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jewish Music Through the Ages Concert in Kew Gardens @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States
Come join the Friends of Maple Grove for an afternoon of Jewish music through the ages, from Sephardic, Klezmer, Broadway, the movies and more. In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the founding of Israel. Concert will be followed by a wine & cheese reception in lower lobby that will coincide with the art exhibition
Silent Night (film) 4:00 pm
Silent Night (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 12 @ 4:00 pm
Silent Night (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
Poland. Dir. Piotr Domalewski. 2017, 100 mins. Digital projection. With Dawid Ogrodnik, Tomasz Zietek, Arkadiusz Jakubik. In Polish with English subtitles. Winner of Best Film, Director, Script, and Actor at this year’s Polish Film Awards, the potent feature debut from Piotr Domalewski heralds the arrival of one of the country’s most accomplished rising stars. On
Opening Reception for Art Exhibit in Kew Gardens 6:00 pm
Opening Reception for Art Exhibit in Kew Gardens @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Opening Reception for Art Exhibit in Kew Gardens @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States
Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for an opening reception for an art exhibit by local resident Bob Murphy: Photography, watercolor, oil and mixed media paintings. Free parking on cemetery grounds – enter the gate at Kew Gardens Rd. & 129th St.
Que Tan Lejos: Película · Movie Screening 8:00 pm
Que Tan Lejos: Película · Movie Screening @ Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center
May 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Que Tan Lejos: Película · Movie Screening @ Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center | New York | United States
Movie Night: How Much Further, directed by Tania Hermida. For a mother, there is nothing better than enjoying time with family. EACC invites you and your family to take a trip to Ecuador through the screen and enjoy this captivating and humorous film. · Free and open to the public· The movie is in Spanish
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Correspondences (film) 2:00 pm
Correspondences (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 13 @ 2:00 pm
Correspondences (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
Portugal/Argentina/Brazil/France/Greece. Dir. Rita Azevedo Gomes. 2016, 145 mins. Digital projection. With Mario Barroso, Luis Miguel Cintra, Tania Dinis. In Portuguese, French, English, Greek, and Italian with English subtitles. New York premiere. The tantalizing, decades-long correspondence between influential Portuguese poets Sophia de Mello Breyner and Jorge de Sena forms the basis of this richly sensorial, densely
The Illiac Passion (film) 5:00 pm
The Illiac Passion (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 13 @ 5:00 pm
The Illiac Passion (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
USA. Dir. Gregory Markopoulos, 1967, 90 mins. 16mm. With Taylor Mead, Andy Warhol, Jack Smith. In English. One of the masters of American avant-garde filmmaking, Gregory Markopoulos had developed a singular, senses-stunning style—marked by lush, color-saturated visuals; psychologically-charged editing; and a concern with the mythopoeic—when he left the US for good, relocated to Europe, and
The Dreamed Ones (film) 7:00 pm
The Dreamed Ones (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 13 @ 7:00 pm
The Dreamed Ones (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
Austria. Dir. Ruth Beckermann. 2016, 89 mins. Digital projection. With Anja Plaschg, Laurence Rupp. In German with English subtitles. A passionate, doomed literary love affair is brought to life in this inventive, one-of-a-kind meta-romance. Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan were two giants of postwar German-language poetry whose unlikely affair (he was the son of Jewish
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Tyrannosaurus 9:00 pm
Tyrannosaurus @ RaR Bar
May 15 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Tyrannosaurus @ RaR Bar | New York | United States
TYRANNOSAURUS is a weekly stand up comedy show at R’A’R Bar (30-01 35th Ave. Queens, NY 11106) in Long Island City! Each week Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest) carefully curate a solid lineup of comedians from Conan, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central, mixed with only the best
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Milka Djordjevich – ANTHEM 8:00 pm
Milka Djordjevich – ANTHEM @ The Chocolate Factory Theater
May 16 @ 8:00 pm – May 26 @ 8:00 pm
Milka Djordjevich - ANTHEM @ The Chocolate Factory Theater | New York | United States
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
Community Swim Lessons and Water Safety Training 7:00 pm
Community Swim Lessons and Water Safety Training @ Jamaica High School
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Swim Lessons and Water Safety Training @ Jamaica High School | New York | United States
Swim Strong Foundation presents 6th Annual Water Safety Awareness Week Celebration. Families will get a jump on summer with a FREE week of safety and fun and a swim class. There will be CPR training and a water safety workshops. Participants must be at least 8 years old and 55 inches tall to stand independently in the water.
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Bike New York: Bike Buyer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Bike New York: Bike Buyer’s Workshop @ Recycle-a-Bicycle LIC
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Bike New York: Bike Buyer's Workshop @ Recycle-a-Bicycle LIC | New York | United States
Shopping for a bike can be an intimidating prospect, especially if you’re not sure what to buy, where to buy it, or how much it should cost. This free 1-hour session is full of valuable information to help you navigate the bike-buying process. We’ll go over different bike types and their uses, how much you
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Rabot (film) 7:30 pm
Rabot (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
Rabot (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
Belgium. Dir. Christina Vandekerckhove. 2017, 70 mins. Digital projection. In Dutch with English subtitles. U.S. premiere. With the eye of an artist and the preservationist instincts of a cultural anthropologist, documentarian Christina Vandekerckhove chronicles the last months of life in a dilapidated Ghent high-rise slated for demolition. A 1970s prestige project designed as a utopian
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Traditions Festival 12:00 pm
Traditions Festival @ King Manor Museum
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Traditions Festival @ King Manor Museum | New York | United States
Join King Manor for their third annual Traditions Festival. It’s a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts from Jamaica in 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community! Fun for adults and children with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings. Come experience the past and present, for free!
Bike New York: Learn to Ride—Adults 10:00 am
Bike New York: Learn to Ride—Adults @ Flushing YMCA
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bike New York: Learn to Ride—Adults @ Flushing YMCA | New York | United States
Bike Skills 101: Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time. With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike,
Spring Fling Family Fun Day 12:00 pm
Spring Fling Family Fun Day @ St. Albans Park
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spring Fling Family Fun Day @ St. Albans Park | New York | United States
Flowers are in bloom and the sun is shining bright. Spring is in the air and it is time for Affinity’s Annual Spring Fling Family Fun Day. Come out and enjoy a fun day in the park at St. Albans Park in Jamaica. Spring Fling is fun for all ages, offering live entertainment, music, giveaways,
A Tribute to Scott Joplin 2018 2:00 pm
A Tribute to Scott Joplin 2018 @ St. Michaels's Cemetery
May 19 @ 2:00 pm
A Tribute to Scott Joplin 2018 @ St. Michaels's Cemetery | New York | United States
Scott Joplin, the king of Ragtime, died in 1917 and was interred in St. Michael’s Cemetery. His grave remained unmarked until 1974 when ASCAP- the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers- responding to the immense popularity of Joplin’s music due to its use in the award-winning film The Sting, installed a plaque. St. Michael’s
Maltese Shorts: The Maltese Fighter (film) 2:00 pm
Maltese Shorts: The Maltese Fighter (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Maltese Shorts: The Maltese Fighter (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
The Maltese Fighter. New York premiere. Malta/Canada. Dir. Arev Manoukian. 2015, 19 mins. With Malcolm Ellul, Nico Fenech. In Maltese with English subtitles. In a time when Malta’s political violence was at its peak, Carmelo, a single father and boxer from Valletta, is forced to join a corrupt underworld as he struggles to provide for
The Steel Mill Caffé (film) 4:00 pm
The Steel Mill Caffé (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 19 @ 4:00 pm
The Steel Mill Caffé (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
Croatia. Dir. Goran Devic, 2017, 61 mins. Digital projection. In Croatian with English subtitles. New York premiere. Business is slow at the bus stop bar owned by Erna and Dzevad in the city of Sisak, Croatia, near the entrance to what was once one of the largest ironworks in Eastern Europe. Now, times are hard,
Britten’s “War Requiem” in Performance 8:00 pm
Britten’s “War Requiem” in Performance @ Queens college
May 19 @ 8:00 pm
Britten's "War Requiem" in Performance @ Queens college | New York | United States
The Queens College Choral Society, joined by the QC orchestra and QC choir, will perform Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem in concert at Colden Auditorium, Kupferberg Center for the Arts. War Requiem combines the traditional Latin Requiem text with the poems of Wilfred Owen, a “war poet” who died in World War I. Britten’s work is
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Bike New York: Bike Path Ride 11:00 am
Bike New York: Bike Path Ride @ Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Aquatic Center
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bike New York: Bike Path Ride @ Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Aquatic Center | New York | United States
Bike Skills 202: Bike Path Ride gives novice adult cyclists more opportunities to sharpen their skills on short, easy, mostly flat group rides. You can bring your own bike, or borrow one of Bike New York’s. Meet other novice cyclists, explore new scenic areas of New York City. All rides start and finish at one
Beyond the One (film) 2:00 pm
Beyond the One (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image
May 20 @ 2:00 pm
Beyond the One (film) @ Museum of the Moving Image | New York | United States
Italy/France/Germany. Dir. Anna Marziano. 2017, 53 mins. Digital projection. Italian with English subtitles. Shooting across continents on glowing Super 8 and 16mm, artist filmmaker Anna Marziano offers a poetic, generously human meditation on the many and varied forms love can take. Working from the premise that everyone loves in a unique way, Beyond the One
OSQ Celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s 100th Birthday 4:00 pm
OSQ Celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s 100th Birthday @ Queensborough Performing Arts Center
May 20 @ 4:00 pm
OSQ Celebrates Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday @ Queensborough Performing Arts Center | New York | United States
The Oratorio Society Queens (OSQ) will celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday by presenting “Chichester Psalms” and other Bernstein favorites. You will be transported with his stunningly beautiful, melodic, and joyously rhythmic masterpiece – a musical depiction of the composer’s hope for brotherhood and peace. Selections from the best of America’s musical heritage are also featured
Quintet of the Americas Presents Americans in Paris and Back Again Concert 4:00 pm
Quintet of the Americas Presents Americans in Paris and Back Again Concert @ Queens Botanical Garden
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Quintet of the Americas Presents Americans in Paris and Back Again Concert @ Queens Botanical Garden | New York | United States
Quintet of the Americas, Queens’ renowned woodwind quintet, will present Americans in Paris and Back Again, a program that explores the influence on American composers of Nadia Boulanger, the famous 20th century composition teacher, on Sunday. Boulanger’s influence was far and wide, with over 1,200 composers coming from all over the world to study with
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Tyrannosaurus 9:00 pm
Tyrannosaurus @ RaR Bar
May 22 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Tyrannosaurus @ RaR Bar | New York | United States
TYRANNOSAURUS is a weekly stand up comedy show at R’A’R Bar (30-01 35th Ave. Queens, NY 11106) in Long Island City! Each week Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest) carefully curate a solid lineup of comedians from Conan, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central, mixed with only the best
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Old Astoria From The New Astoria Ferry Landing 6:00 pm
Old Astoria From The New Astoria Ferry Landing @ Astoria Ferry Landing
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Old Astoria From The New Astoria Ferry Landing @ Astoria Ferry Landing |  |  |
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)
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