Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
8:30 am
The 3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K is here. This annual event will take runners/walkers through the business corridor of Vernon Blvd and finish along the magnificent Long Island City waterfront. The Center Blvd Dash kids races will follow immediately after, which children ages 2-9 can register for. All funds raised will benefit the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy.
Hunters Point South Park
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Bell Blvd Food & Music Fest will be a good old-fashioned restaurant stroll with tastes from local eateries AND great live music on every block. Come ready to enjoy 30 kinds of food or drink and a dozen kinds of music – all within a few blocks! Expect a wide variety of cuisines, including French,
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Do you want to learn how to make an Ecuadorian Straw Hat? Here’s your chance! Three Ecuadorian artisans will share their ancestral knowledge and get you started at making your own hat. The weaving technique used to create the iconic straw hat (erroneously) known as the Panama Hat is one of Ecuador’s greatest cultural treasures.
Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center
7:00 pm
Join the Knockdown Center this spring for the return of Sunday Service, a free monthly series of live work across mediums in their bar, the Ready Room. This Sunday featured curator is Mariana Valencia. Mariana Valencia, is a dance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Valencia has held residencies at Chez Bushwick (2013), New York
Knockdown center
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Before the Bushwick Collective, NYC’s primary graffiti & street art mecca was 5Pointz in Queens. In its wake, new art collectives have sprung up, making western Queens the best-kept secret for street art in NYC! Come discover Queens on a tour that you will not forget! From the artist haven of Long Island City to
Clever Blend LIC
2:00 pm
In conjunction with our current exhibition, WAKE, curated by Michele L’Heureux, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs is pleased to present: Crossing Hemispheres: Using Both Sides of our Brains to Address Climate Change A conversation with Ellen Driscoll and Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, moderated by Rese Blatman Seating is limited: RSVP: (718) 937-6317 or rsvp@dorsky.org
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Solar Energy is part of QHS’s regular educational programs, presented by Con Edison, that traces the history of power from colonial times to present. The advent of electricity in the late 19th century has paved the way for the age of technology. Students are introduced to various aspects in the scientific field including: The Industrial
Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestad