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 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Quiet Events is mixing things up with a fun new twist on trivia. Join us at Katch, Astoria’s premiere gastropub for tasty food, drinks and a night with old and new friends! Plus a chance to win some great prizes! Don’t worry if you’ve never done trivia before. The questions are going to be easy
Katch Astoria
12:00 am
Ages 8 – 12. The only thing better than nachos are…SUPER NACHOS! Originating in Mexico, nachos were traditionally tortilla chips covered in melted cheese and jalapeños. During this Young Chefs class, we will create the super nacho. Several layers of delicious ingredients will be placed over a variety of tortilla chips for added flavor and fun.
Alley Pond Environmental Center
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
QCA wants to see you at the Bollywood Carnival on February 7! It will be a fun and festive celebration of our borough’s artistic community. Come and experience the customs and cuisine of a rich culture. Thursday, February 7th, 2019 7pm – 10pm The Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Avenue Maspeth, NY 11378 ~ festive attire
The Knockdown Center
7:00 pm
Sip rare Italian wines and nibble on fine cheeses and chocolates from Forever Cheese at the renown Wine Room of Forest Hills.
The Wine Room of Forest Hills
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
11:00 am
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
Katch Astoria
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Liven up those winter doldrums with Bayside Historical Society’s Valentine buffet and the smooth jazz stylings of The Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet. Plus, try your luck with our 50/50 drawing! General admission is $40.00 per person for BHS members; $45.00 for non-members. Reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased online on the BHS Website. RSVP
Bayside Historical Society
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
For those little ones who just can’t wait to be a Young Chef. Here’s something just for you. APEC little cooks will have fun learning about an animal, and then help make a delicious snack to compliment what they’ve learned. All materials included. Come join us as we challenge ourselves to try new things. We’ll
Alley Pond Environmental Center
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