Jan 8 – Jun 30 all-day
12:00 am
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.
Flushing BID kiosk
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm
10:00 am
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
Forest Park
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm
10:00 am
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
Astoria Park Tennis Courts
Apr 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
TYRANNOSAURUS is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Veronica Rioseco, Jamie Wolf, and Leland Long. Every week we bring you some of the best comics in New York as well as comics from all over the world just passing through. Every week we stylize and diversify the lineup so that every show has a
RaR Bar
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Central Astoria LDC and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer proudly present the “Spring Break Fun at Rainey Park” event on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 from 12-3 pm at Rainey Park located on Vernon Boulevard & 34th Avenue. This free event is open to the general public and will feature canvas painting, splatter painting,
Rainey Park
Apr 25 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
10:00 pm
Join British comedian Dominic Fogarty as he brings his BBC project live to the stage at the Creek and the Cave! Joined by some funny friends, he attempts to understand the delicacies and intricacies of American culture. Featuring the wonderful… Ariel Ellias – All Female Reboot Michael Nguyen – Asian Not Asian Podcast Mara Wiles
The Creek and The Cave
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
What is all this Global Warming & Climate Change talk about? We break it down at the Green Earth Expo with workshops, lectures, giveaways and more. All are welcome.
PS 52
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join Bayside Historical Society for a very special family event on Saturday, April 27! In celebration of Mother Earth (Earth Day), Author Donna Gentle Spirit Barron — a Matinecock Family Historian and Genealogist — will show the children how to make Mother Earth Storytelling necklaces with beads and lead them in the art of storytelling,
Bayside Historical Society
10:00 am
The City Nature Challenge is a 4-day international BioBlitz that calls on citizen scientists of all ages and backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of wild plants, animals, and fungi using the free app iNaturalist, fostering a greater appreciation for the wildlife hidden in every city. At our Trails Care stewardship event, we will be
Pat Dolan Trail (Mauro Playground Entrance)
1:00 pm
Join the Urban Park Rangers for our Wetland Discovery Hike through the Willow Lake Preserve, a wild wetland ecosystem in the heart of Queens. As we learn and explore along the Pat Dolan Trail, we invite hikers to make wildlife observations to help New York win this year’s City Nature Challenge. The City Nature Challenge
Pat Dolan Trail (Mauro Playground Entrance)
12:00 am
Come to the Queens Central Library, Friday night on May 2, 2019 for a professional development seminar focused on careers and growth in the arts. Invited speakers and local artists including Brendez Wineglass, Karen Pilgrim, and the 2019 Arts Commissioning Program awardees Yogi (Y?) Guyadin and Kerri Edge, will share tips and strategies on branding,
Queens Central Library
10:00 am
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
Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden
2:00 pm
Visual artist and co-cookbook author, Sonya Gropman and Gabrielle “Gaby” Rossmer Gropman will be hosted by The Astoria Bookshop for a reading from The German-Jewish Cookbook: Recipes & History of a Cuisine, the cookbook they authored together. The day will also consist of a Q & A and book signing. Gropman will be providing some
Astoria Book Shop
2:30 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, May 4th at
Queens Library Central
2:30 pm
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. The next class will be led by Jared Harél on Saturday, May 4th from
Queens Library at Sunnyside
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
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!
The Creek and The Cave
2:30 pm
Originally located on Holly Avenue, when threatened by demolition, the historic Lewis Latimer House was moved to its current home in Leavitt Field in 1988. It served as the home of the African-American inventor Lewis Howard Latimer from 1903 to 1928, and is now operated as a museum dedicated to the inventor’s work. In addition,
Queens Historical Society
6:30 pm
Free Master Class with Zawirowania Dance Theatre’s Ilona Gumowska. This class is an intense physical training based on the body movements utilizing floor & partnering contact work. By learning the short movement phrases combined with acrobatic elements, participants will look for the flow of the movement, conscious transfer of body weight, moments of suspensions and the
Green Space
May 11 all-day
12:00 am
On Saturday, May 11th, LIC Partnership hosts its 6th Annual LIC Springs! community block festival on Vernon Boulevard between 50th and 46th Ave. Celebrate Long Island City and enjoy live music, dance and theater performances plus interactive lessons, art & sculpture-making, fitness classes, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, sports games and more. Free and open to
Vernon Boulevard
2:15 pm
With meticulously crafted marionettes and beautifully painted scenery, National Marionette Theatre’s retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast is classical marionette theater at its finest! There will be an in-depth lecture and demonstration on marionette stringing and manipulation by managing director David Syrotiak after the show. AGES 4 & UP
Flushing Town Hall
2:30 pm
Challenge your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to pick their favorite historic building or site in Queens and create a beautiful art masterpiece, while enriching themselves in the momentous history of our borough. Ideas include: Post Office, Library, Church, Statue, Temple, Mosque, Park, Cemetery or Historic Landmarked site. The drawing of the building or
Queens Historical Society
12:00 am
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
Community Center
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
An Official World Pride Event. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Go to www.queenspride.org to register for the parade march. Parade: 37th Avenue from 89th Street to 75th Street. Kick-off at 12 noon. Reviewing stand at 37th Avenue between 79th and 80th Streets. Festival: 75th Street and 37th Road. Queens Pride and Club Evolution stages provide entertainment throughout
Along 37th Avenue