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 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
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
12:00 am
Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM Location: Moore-Jackson Cemetery (51st Street between 31st and 32nd Avenues) Rain Date: May 11th, 2019 Celebrate Spring and the revitalization project by joining neighbors to continue cleaning up and plant flowers, herbs, and edibles on the Farmhouse side. There will also be family-friendly activities like story-time
Moore-Jackson Cemetery
11:30 am
Join Book Culture LIC on Saturday, May 4th at 11:30am for a special storytime to celebrate Children’s Book Week with illustrator Kristy Caldwell. She will be reading from her picture book, Away with Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird. Just in time for Women’s History Month, author Lori Mortensen and illustrator Kristy Caldwell (Flowers
Book Culture LIC
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 5 all-day
12:00 am
With hands-on displays and full-body experiences, this exhibition explores the inventive and ingenious medical and industrial breakthroughs that have helped enhance the human experience. Visitors can move a ball with their mind, manipulate a robot arm, race against a Paralympian, use night vision to see in the dark, and explore how technology can provide camouflage
New York Hall of Science
6:30 pm
Join us at Book Culture LIC on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:30pm as we welcome Igor Volsky, who will discuss his new book, Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns. Twenty years after Columbine, a leading gun control activist offers a radical argument for the gun control
Book Culture LIC
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Thursday, May 9th at 6:30pm for the paperback launch of Love and Death in the Sunshine State with author Cutter Wood. “I was convinced that somewhere in this pile of anecdotes and photographs and recollections was the vital clue, the detail that would make everything slide into place, and as
Book Culture LIC
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
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Ever see a sheep get a haircut? Join us on the farm for one of our signature events! There will be shearing and wool spinning demos throughout the afternoon. Enjoy in-depth tours with our farmers, find out how easy recycling can be at the Con Edison Ecology booth and learn about our Community Compost Program.
Queens County Farm Museum
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
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
The Cunningham Park Farmers Market brings small scale farmers and food makers to the parking lot near the tennis courts off Union Turnpike every Sunday from 9am to 2pm. Look for locally grown fruits and vegetables, pasture raised meats and eggs, artisan baked goods, pickles and more. SNAP EBT is welcome and Health Bucks are
Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Tuesday, May 14th at 6:30pm for the launch of Red, White & Royal Blue with author, Casey McQuiston. She will be in discussion with author and LGBTQReads founder, Dahlia Adler. A PopSugar Must-Read Book of 2019! A big-hearted romantic comedy in which the First Son falls in love with the
Book Culture LIC
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
2:00 pm
Time to get out and about! Meet Adrienne Onofri, the author of Walking Queens. Her book, published in 2014, has become the invaluable guide to our neighborhood treks and treasures. Whether you’ve used the guide to explore Queens or are reading about it here for the first time, you’ll enjoy the insights and stories behind
Voelker Orth Museum
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Friday, May 24th at 6:30pm as we welcome author Kate Esme Ünver and book photographer, John Saponara, who will be discussing the new release of their new book, The Book of Mini: Inside the Big World of Tiny Things. A small reception will follow the discussion. Embrace the not-so-small world
Book Culture LIC