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
7:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, January 24th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Lyndsay Faye’s newest novel, The Paragon Hotel. In Lyndsay Faye’s intricate new book, a gutsy gun moll flees Prohibition-era Harlem for Oregon’s elegant Paragon Hotel, where the exclusively black residents and a chilling missing child crisis unlock new worlds she couldn’t have
The Astoria Bookshop
Jan 24 @ 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… Andrea Allan (NY Comedy Festival) Sagar Bhatt (McSweeney’s) Andrew Schiavone (SiriusXM) Josh Brosnan (McSweeney’s) Free
The Creek and The Cave
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Mount Sinai Queens Breast Health program provides comprehensive clinical breast exams and mammograms to women 40 years of age and older. There is no charge to eligible patients. The program is presented with support from The Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation, Inc., with educational support provided by SHAREing & CAREing. By appointment only. Call
Mount Sinai Queens Family Health Associates
5:30 pm
Diabetes affects millions of Americans. Join Dr. Yasmin Khan as she discusses steps you can take to reduce your risk for developing diabetes and, if you have diabetes, how to take control of the disease and still lead a full life.
Broadway Library
7:00 pm
Join in on Feb 1st at 7 pm at the Astoria Bookshop to celebrate WORLD READ ALONG DAY! Local authors Jennifer Baker (EVERYDAY PEOPLE), Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond (POWDER NECKLACE), Tori Telfer (LADY KILLERS) and our illustrious leader of our monthly writing workshop and founder of the NO, YOU TELL IT series, Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons will
The Astoria Bookshop
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 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, February 2nd at
Queens Library at Briarwood
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 Radha Vatsal on Saturday, February 2nd from
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
7:00 pm
Join in on Tuesday, February 5th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Mary Adkins’s lively epistolary debut novel, When You Read This! A Romantic Comedy for the digital age and the ties that behind us. “I loved every word of this sweet little gem of a book. It was a quick, humorous—but ultimately touching—read
The Astoria Bookshop
7:00 pm
Join in on Friday, February 8th for a discussion on Willa & Hesper with local debut author Amy Feltman. For fans of What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell and The Futures by Anna Pitoniak, a soul-piercing story that explores the intertwining of past and present, queerness, and coming of age in uncertain times. Told
The Astoria Bookshop
3:00 pm
Adapted from the 1853 slave narrative memoir under the same name, the 2013 film received critical claim. The Lewis Latimer House Museum is screening it for free in celebration of Black History Month. Space is limited, please RSVP in advance. Ticket sales start at noon on January 11. The 2019 Race and Immigration Film Series
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
5:00 pm
Under the umbrella project Documents of Resistance: Artists of Color Protest (1906s–present), Mexican-American artist Antonio Serna has been gathering material relating to the art and activism of artists of color. The story of the Latimer House is connected to this history through the efforts of Tom Lloyd and African-American artists and activist, who formed part
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
3:00 pm
Writer and spoken word artist Bob McNeil will perform a musical and poetical tribute to Lewis Howard Latimer as part of our celebration of Black History Month. Bob McNeil is the author of Verses of Realness. Furthermore, after years of being a professional illustrator, spoken word artist and writer, he still wants his work to express
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
7:00 pm
Join in on Tuesday, February 18th for the launch of local author Blake J. Harris’s new book The History of the Future! Harris is the author of the bestseller Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation, which both NPR and Slate named a Best Book of the Year (2014). Blake J.
The Astoria Bookshop