Oct 8 2017 @ 12:00 am – Jun 30 2018 @ 11:45 pm
12:00 am
Queens has been a major center of thoroughbred horse racing since 1667 when King Charles II of England established here the first race course in his North American Possessions. This exhibition details the history of this amazing sport in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present and its concomitant cultural, social and
Flushing
7:00 pm
Come enjoy a free evening concert of classical choral pieces by Schola Sine Nomine. This Ozone Park based chorus returns for their annual performance at Maple Grove. The program will include pieces by Palestrina, Schubert, Bruckner, Gounod and more. There will be a world premiere of “Ave Maria” by Schola Sine Nomine’s own Shawn Chang.
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
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 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Thanks to their Earth Day volunteers, the BHS Castle grounds have been weeded, raked, and cleared. Now it’s time to beautify the gardens with new flowers and plants. Come join in for a day of planting — all levels of gardening expertise welcome! This free event runs from 12 PM to 2 PM.
Bayside Historical Society
Jun 2 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
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 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
Jun 16 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
6:00 pm
Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in this theatrical performance of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Presented by the Plaza Theatrical.
Forrest Park
8:00 pm
Could you BE any more of a FRIENDS fan? Did you major in lightning rounds? On a scale from 1 to 19, 19 being the biggest FRIENDS fan in the world, are you definitely 19? Are you intrigued? You’re flingin’ flangin’ right you are! We’ll be hosting the most exciting Friends Trivia with Jameson Irish
Passage
Jun 23 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
3:00 pm
Quintet of the Americas, Queens’ renowned woodwind quintet, will present Americans in Paris and Back Again, a program that explores the influence on American composers of Nadia Boulanger, the famous 20th century composition teacher. Boulanger’s influence was far and wide, with over 1,200 composers coming from all over the world to study with her. In
sTudio 7 Gallery
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
This family-friendly headphone party has music from every generation to enjoy. Three live DJs will play the hottest beats from Top 40, ’80s/’90s/Throwbacks, and Motown and Funk. Please note: You must RSVP for FREE ticket. Sponsored by Council Member Eric A. Ulrich.
Forrest Park
Jun 30 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm
3:29 pm
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Queens Jamaica Central Library
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