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 22 @ 10:00 am – Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm
10:00 am
City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports program for seniors this April. CityParks Seniors Fitness, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners, is held in 17 neighborhood parks in all 5 boroughs. Seniors Fitness, offered from April 22 – June 14, gives New Yorkers 60+ the chance to participate in free
Astoria Park Tennis Courts
12:00 am
Katch Football Legends Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons, Wesley Walker, and Freeman McNeil at this incredible Convention on April 27th! Host Mike Damergis brings 25 years of broadcasting experience to the event as a sports producer, reporter, and author. He is currently a freelance co-host on the Fantasy Sports Radio Network and an NFL/NCAA game-day producer
Katch Astoria
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
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
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
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