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Kevin Allison on RISK! 7:00 pm
Kevin Allison on RISK! @ The Astoria Bookshop
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kevin Allison on RISK! @ The Astoria Bookshop
At this event, Kevin Allison, host of the RISK! podcast and editor of the new RISK! book, will be joined by RISK! book storytellers Walter Zimmerman, Ames Beckerman, and Tracey Segarra to read incredible true stories from the book and talk about how the book came together. This is a free event, and no tickets
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JAMS Under the Stars
JAMS Under the Stars @ Rufus King Park
Aug 3 all-day
JAMS Under the Stars @ Rufus King Park
JAMS Under the Stars – An all Women’s line-up of talented artists will be featured for this moonlit event. Women who pay homage to comedy, spoken word, jazz, R&B, and dance.
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JAMS Festival
JAMS Festival @ Along Jamaica Avenue
Aug 4 all-day
JAMS Festival @ Along Jamaica Avenue
Fun filled days of multicultural music, shopping, foods, entertainment, family memories and more! Jamaica Avenue’s commercial strip from Parsons Blvd. to 170th Streets will come alive once again. The festival includes Specialty Blocks; such as: Just for Kids Rides, Health & Wellness, Sports, Rock Climbing and Antique Car Exhibit. Music enthusiasts make the festival’s main
Wine + Sweets Fest
Wine + Sweets Fest @ LIC Flea & Food
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day
Wine + Sweets Fest @ LIC Flea & Food | New York | United States
Get the staycation going right and let the vineyard touring come to you at this unlimited wine tasting festival! This Wine & Sweets Fest is your chance to sip a selection of wines curated by a NYC wine professional and indulge in unique offerings from 20+ local sweets vendors… Your ticket includes all your wine
Yoga on the Beach 8:15 am
Yoga on the Beach @ Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
Aug 4 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Yoga on the Beach @ Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
Join Yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Ocean Bliss Yoga in this Hatha Yoga class. Bring a mat, large towel or blanket.
Basic Canoeing 11:00 am
Basic Canoeing @ Baisley Pond Park
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Basic Canoeing @ Baisley Pond Park
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle
Jackknife Comedy 8:00 pm
Jackknife Comedy @ The Creek and The Cave
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Jackknife Comedy @ The Creek and The Cave
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast!
Movies Under the Stars: Coco 8:00 pm
Movies Under the Stars: Coco @ Paul Raimonda Playground
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Movies Under the Stars: Coco @ Paul Raimonda Playground
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a
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2018 Movies On The Waterfront Series: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 8:30 pm
2018 Movies On The Waterfront Series: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial @ Astoria Park Lawn
Aug 6 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
2018 Movies On The Waterfront Series: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial @ Astoria Park Lawn
The 2018 Movies on the Waterfront Series continues on Monday, August 6, at sunset on the Astoria Park Great Lawn with the family/sci-fi award-winning movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. This free movie presentation is open to the public, and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up! See you there! E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial A troubled
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Rock-A-Way Ba-by for the Sun-Set 6:00 pm
Rock-A-Way Ba-by for the Sun-Set @ The Geography of NYC, With Dr. Jack Eichenbaum
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rock-A-Way Ba-by for the Sun-Set @ The Geography of NYC, With Dr. Jack Eichenbaum
This walk, on and off the Rockaway “boardwalk,” connects two restaurants which overlook the Jamaica Bay side of the peninsula. We’ll convene at Thai Rock, 375 Beach 92 St, and end at The Wharf at 116 St for sunset views and drinks and/or bar food. (Optionally, BYO, and enjoy the same view from adjacent Tribute
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42nd Street 7:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Every summer, the HCJ Teen Drama Group presents a spectacular musical production featuring the talented young people from our local communities. This summer, HCJ Teen Drama Group proudly presents, 42nd Street. Show dates are Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 pm, Friday, August 10th at 8:00 pm, Saturday, August 11th at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, August
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Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden 7:00 pm
Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden @ Voelker Orth Museum
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hip to Hip Theatre - Shakespeare in the Garden @ Voelker Orth Museum
The garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre’s spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly & free productions. From family betrayals to fairytale endings, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into
“Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” part of the Classic “Martial Arts” 8:00 pm
“Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon” part of the Classic “Martial Arts” @ Rufus King Park
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
"Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" part of the Classic "Martial Arts" @ Rufus King Park
A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation. Director: Ang Lee Writers: Du Lu Wang (book), Hui-Ling Wang (screenplay) | 2 more credits » Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang
42nd Street 8:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Every summer, the HCJ Teen Drama Group presents a spectacular musical production featuring the talented young people from our local communities. This summer, HCJ Teen Drama Group proudly presents, 42nd Street. Show dates are Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 pm, Friday, August 10th at 8:00 pm, Saturday, August 11th at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, August
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Walking Tour of Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens 2:00 pm
Walking Tour of Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens @ Maple Grove Cemetery
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Walking Tour of Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens @ Maple Grove Cemetery
Join in to explore the historic Victorian sections of Maple Grove. Jo-Anne Raskin – Friends of Maple Grove Board Member, Lecturer and Tour Guide – will take guests back in time to visit the grave sites of many historic, notable and interesting residents. Learn these residents’ stories and the history behind Victorian funerary symbols and styles. Meet
42nd Street 8:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Every summer, the HCJ Teen Drama Group presents a spectacular musical production featuring the talented young people from our local communities. This summer, HCJ Teen Drama Group proudly presents, 42nd Street. Show dates are Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 pm, Friday, August 10th at 8:00 pm, Saturday, August 11th at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, August
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Free Community Corn Roast 10:00 am
Free Community Corn Roast @ Cunningham Park Farmers Market
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free Community Corn Roast @ Cunningham Park Farmers Market
Come to the farmers market to enjoy a free ear of corn from our local farms, roasted over a coal fire. It’s a celebration of one of summer’s best foods and a thank you to the Cunningham Park community for the enthusiastic welcome it’s given the farmers market.
42nd Street 3:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm
42nd Street @ HCJ Msgr. Murray Auditorium
Every summer, the HCJ Teen Drama Group presents a spectacular musical production featuring the talented young people from our local communities. This summer, HCJ Teen Drama Group proudly presents, 42nd Street. Show dates are Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 pm, Friday, August 10th at 8:00 pm, Saturday, August 11th at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, August
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CATIE EGAN – The “LAST BLAST before CLASS “tour 8:00 pm
CATIE EGAN – The “LAST BLAST before CLASS “tour @ Raven's Head public House
Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CATIE EGAN - The "LAST BLAST before CLASS "tour @ Raven's Head public House
Local singer/songwriter CATIE EGAN performs cheerful, uplifting, family-friendly favorites and engaging original material. Now is a good chance to see her perform live & local – these will be the last 3 dates before she goes back to school: Friday August 10th/ Queens Comfort Restaurant / 8PM Monday August 13th/ Ravens Head Public House /
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Free Waterfront Zumba 7:00 pm
Free Waterfront Zumba @ LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter's Point South Park LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter's Point South Park
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Waterfront Zumba @ LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter's Point South Park LIC Landing Events Space in Hunter's Point South Park
Join for FREE 60 minute Zumba classes! No prior experience required. From beginners to Zumba pros, all are welcome. Classes are taught by Sophie Walters, a Certified Zumba Instructor and ZIN member (Zumba Instructor Network). Sophie lives in Long Island City and has been dreaming of teaching a Zumba Fitness Class in her neighborhood. Sophie
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Bike Buyer’s Workshop 6:30 pm
Bike Buyer’s Workshop
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
Bike Buyer’s Workshop
Bike New York is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education, community outreach and events. They offer free bike education programs throughout the five boroughs, teaching kids and adults how to ride a bike, and how to do so safely and confidently in the city. Location: entrance on 46th
Summer Nights Open Mic 7:00 pm
Summer Nights Open Mic @ The Astoria Bookshop
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Nights Open Mic @ The Astoria Bookshop
Join the Astoria Bookshop for a Summer Open Mic. “We’re coming to the end of the summer, and as the heat (hopefully) subsides, we wind down and vacations end, we’d like to offer an open mic to close out the season!” Gather in the bookshop, bring something you’d like to share, or just come and
Summer Sings in Queens – Aug 16 & Aug 23 7:30 pm
Summer Sings in Queens – Aug 16 & Aug 23 @ Our Lady of Mercy Church
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm
Summer Sings in Queens - Aug 16 & Aug 23 @ Our Lady of Mercy Church
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
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Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden 7:00 pm
Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden @ Voelker Orth Museum
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hip to Hip Theatre - Shakespeare in the Garden @ Voelker Orth Museum
The garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre’s spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly & free productions. From family betrayals to fairytale endings, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into
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Little Bay Park Cleanup 10:00 pm
Little Bay Park Cleanup @ Little Bay Park
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm
Little Bay Park Cleanup @ Little Bay Park
Join United By Blue and the Waterfront Alliance for a cleanup of Little Bay Park! We will clean the park and the bay shoreline to keep our recreation areas clean and healthy for all to enjoy. Help us prevent trash from ending up in our waterways and recreation spaces by giving a Saturday morning to
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The 2nd Annual Tour de Flushing 9:30 am
The 2nd Annual Tour de Flushing @ Kissena Corridor Park
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
The 2nd Annual Tour de Flushing @ Kissena Corridor Park
Co-hosted by Transportation Alternatives Eastern Queens Committee, The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Queens Greenway, the Tour de Flushing is a way of showing the cycling potential of beautiful Eastern Queens. A FREE marshaled, family-friendly 12 to 15 mile ride through Queens’ Greenbelt and beautiful tree-lined streets. The ride will finish in Downtown
Gott Market? 11:00 am
Gott Market? @ Gottscheer Hall
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Gott Market? @  Gottscheer Hall
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
World’s Fair Bike Tour 11:00 am
World’s Fair Bike Tour @ Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
World’s Fair Bike Tour @ Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Bike New York is partnering with Flushing Meadows Corona Park on a series of free, beginner-friendly bike tours of the World’s Fair historic sites, where the 1939/40 and 1964/65 World’s Fairs took place. Don’t have your own bike? No problem! Register in advance and indicate that you’d like to borrow a bike. Bring your own
Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear 4:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear @ Socrates Sculpture Park
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear @ Socrates Sculpture Park
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power that had defined him. Shakespeare’s great tragedy explores the notion of power – who has it, how one obtains it,
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Carnival at the Bookshop: The Astoria Bookshop’s Birthday Party!
Carnival at the Bookshop: The Astoria Bookshop’s Birthday Party! @ The Astoria Bookshop
Aug 21 all-day
Carnival at the Bookshop: The Astoria Bookshop's Birthday Party! @ The Astoria Bookshop
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.
Live At The Gantries: The Chuck Braman Quintet 7:00 pm
Live At The Gantries: The Chuck Braman Quintet @ Gantry Plaza State Park
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live At The Gantries: The Chuck Braman Quintet @ Gantry Plaza State Park
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.
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Annual Honey Harvest Festival 1:00 pm
Annual Honey Harvest Festival @ Voelker Orth Museum
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm
Annual Honey Harvest Festival @ Voelker Orth Museum
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
Crossing Newton Creek: LIC to Greenpoint 5:30 pm
Crossing Newton Creek: LIC to Greenpoint
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Crossing Newton Creek: LIC to Greenpoint
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
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Naomi Novik on Spinning SIlver 7:00 pm
Naomi Novik on Spinning SIlver @ The Astoria Bookshop
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Naomi Novik on Spinning SIlver @ The Astoria Bookshop
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
CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 7:30 pm
CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid @ Hunters Point South Park
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid @ Hunters Point South Park | New York | United States
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
Summer Sings in Queens – Aug 16 & Aug 23 7:30 pm
Summer Sings in Queens – Aug 16 & Aug 23 @ Our Lady of Mercy Church
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
Summer Sings in Queens - Aug 16 & Aug 23 @ Our Lady of Mercy Church
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
Truth Serum 9:00 pm
Truth Serum @ QED
Aug 23 @ 9:00 pm
Truth Serum @ QED
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
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Breath/Bread of Life: Creating Treasures with Wordplay 2:30 pm
Breath/Bread of Life: Creating Treasures with Wordplay @ Lewis H. Latimer House Museum
Aug 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Breath/Bread of Life: Creating Treasures with Wordplay @ Lewis H. Latimer House Museum
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,
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What’s That Joke? 8:00 pm
What’s That Joke? @ The Creek and The Cave
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
What's That Joke? @ The Creek and The Cave
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
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