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
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
During this gardening club tweens can build agriculturalist, survivalist, and naturalist skills while working on environmental stewardship projects in the park. They will learn what plants need, and why they need them. During each session they will garden in the APEC greenhouse to the “beet” of musical genres from classical to pop, from hip-hop to
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Help Bayside Historical Society celebrate Earth Day by making our garden beautiful again! We’ll be clearing out last year’s weeds and old plants, and refreshing the beds with new flowers and plants. Register online or by calling 718-352-1548.
Bayside Historical Society
3:00 pm
The Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill will be performing Hayden’s Oratorio: The Creation on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3 PM at St. John’s Lutheran Church 86-20 114th St. Admission is $15 at the door or $12.50 for Seniors, Students and advance purchases. children are free. Reception after the performance. Call for info: 718-441-8118
St. John's Lutheran Church
11:00 am
Walk 1: Sunnyside To Jackson Heights During the first third of the 20th century, Western Queens nurtured developments where traditional open space/building area relationships were altered to create new urban architecture. The Sunnyside Gardens and the Jackson Heights Historic Districts anchor the route which also includes Phipps Gardens, Matthews Flats, Metropolitan Life apartments, and early
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
Walk 2: Jackson Heights To Sunnyside After immigration laws were overhauled in 1965, Queens’ middle class rental neighborhoods with good subway access became desirable to many skilled new immigrant communities. The route will highlight the commercial components of Mexican, South American, South Asian, Himalayan, Thai, Irish, and Turkish communities. Meet at 83 St./Roosevelt Ave. (Manuel
Apr 26 @ 9:00 pm
9:00 pm
Every 4th Thursday of the month, you can catch host Zoe Yellen with three of her most daring friends completing outlandish tasks and answering trivia questions. In between rounds, you’ll find some of New York City’s best stand ups and sketch comedy groups showing their stuff. Audience involvement and alcohol consumption are both highly encouraged
QED
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Tastings from 23 Rockaway Beach Locations Participation by 28 local businesses All participant establishments are walking distance from each other. Passes to the event can be purchased at each participating merchant for $15 in advance, $20 day of event. Tickets may also be purchased online here by credit card and picked up any time at
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Transplants Comedy Show is by comedians who are not New Yorkers telling jokes and stories about NYC and their hometowns.
Qed A place to show and tell
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
With delicious food, dazzling drinks, and fantastic networking in a festive atmosphere, the Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council host Queens Taste as their annual fundraiser event. In previous years, we had Astoria’s Sabor de Cuba offer shredded beef with plantains, La Adelita in Woodside give away Mexican chalupas. Alobar in Long
New York Hall of Science
9:00 am
The Cunningham Park Farmers Market opens for its second season on May 6th and runs through November 18th. This is a grower-producer market, featuring local farms and food makers with fruits, vegetables, meats and eggs straight from the farm, artisan breads and baked goods, pickles, organic olive oil and more. Find it in the parking
Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
May 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
NEW DATE TBA. Edible Queens is a magazine that showcases unique local food, restaurants, bars and even recipes in Queens. On May 6th, its editor and publisher Claudia Sanchez will be a guest at the Queens Historical Society to talk about her magazine and experiences related to the diverse cuisines in Queens. Sanchez’s contributions to
Queens Historical Society
May 10 – May 20 all-day
12:00 am
This family-fun event features midway games and rides for all ages, favorite fair food and World of Wonders old-time sideshow acts under the big top, from sword swallowers and fire eaters to escape artists and other exciting acts. There is no charge for fair admission and the World of Wonders Amazement Show. Ride tickets onsite are
New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
Come out and enjoy an evening of drinks and food with new friends, neighbors, and Queens-based food bloggers, QueensEats. It will be a great place to meet new people, engage with your community, and learn about QueensEats and Queens food. General Admission Ticket includes: One drink, passed hor d’oeuvres, and entry to raffle. Drinks will
The Lowery Bar & Kitchen
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
All your dating tips come from Blanche. You wish you had comebacks like Dorothy. That means one thing. You should be at Golden Girls Bingo, one of Time Out NY’s 20 things to do in the NYC! Drop the cheesecake, put on your best 80s outfit and fan gear, adjust those shoulder pads and come
QED
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Bayside, Queens – Archbishop Molloy High School Class of 1988 alumni Chris Donovan, Lareto Evangelista, Charles Rabus, James Sheldon and Thomas Tzimorotas, will host a cocktail party at the popular Cajun restaurant Bourbon Street on Friday, May 11, 7 pm – 11 pm, to benefit their friend and classmate, Dennis Sheehan who suffered a stroke.
Bourbon Street
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
7:30 pm
France, Switzerland. Dir. Maryam Goormaghtigh. 2017, 80 mins. Digital projection. In French/Persian with English subtitles. Channeling the lo-fi deadpan of Jim Jarmusch, this winningly offbeat quasi-documentary follows three thirty-something Iranian friends on a road trip through the South of France. Immigrants who enjoy the freedoms of their adopted country while remaining nostalgic for their home,
Museum of the Moving Image
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am
The guest coach is Marko Blazevski, who has represented Macedonia at both the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London and in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2012 London Summer Olympics, he presented with the honor of being Macedonia flag bearer during the Opening Ceremony. He has participated in 6 consecutive World Aquatics Championships
Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center
11:00 am
Swim Strong Foundation presents 6th Annual Water Safety Awareness Week Celebration. Families will get a jump on summer with a FREE week of safety and fun and a swim class. There will be CPR training, water safety workshops, and an opportunity to meet 2X Olympian Marko Blazevski and Patterson College Swim Coach Vera Blazevska. Note: Participants must be
Far Rockaway
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for a free reading of “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus (1883) – on display at the Statue of Liberty and an Anonymous Poem on immigration, followed by a discussion about the readings. This is a community conversation sponsored by Humanities NY and moderated by Jo-Anne Raskin, lecturer,
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
2:00 pm
Join the Friends of Maple Grove for the second in a series of monthly walking tours in the historic Victorian sections of Maple Grove. Jo-Anne Raskin, Friends of Maple Grove Board Member, Lecturer and Tour Guide will take you back in time to visit the gravesites of many historic, notable and interesting residents and tell their stories.
Maple Grove Cemetery
May 12 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Germany/Syria/Lebanon//United Arab Emirates/Qatar. Dir. Ziad Kalthoum. 2017, 85 mins. Digital projection. In Arabic with English subtitles. Berlin-based Syrian filmmaker Ziad Kalthoum’s award-winning, cinematically audacious documentary explores the days and nights of Syrian refugees employed as construction workers in post–Civil War Beirut. Laboring to erect a towering skyscraper by day, they spend their nights in curfew,
Museum of the Moving Image
4:00 pm
Come join the Friends of Maple Grove for an afternoon of Jewish music through the ages, from Sephardic, Klezmer, Broadway, the movies and more. In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the founding of Israel. Concert will be followed by a wine & cheese reception in lower lobby that will coincide with the art exhibition
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
May 12 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Poland. Dir. Piotr Domalewski. 2017, 100 mins. Digital projection. With Dawid Ogrodnik, Tomasz Zietek, Arkadiusz Jakubik. In Polish with English subtitles. Winner of Best Film, Director, Script, and Actor at this year’s Polish Film Awards, the potent feature debut from Piotr Domalewski heralds the arrival of one of the country’s most accomplished rising stars. On
Museum of the Moving Image
6:00 pm
Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for an opening reception for an art exhibit by local resident Bob Murphy: Photography, watercolor, oil and mixed media paintings. Free parking on cemetery grounds – enter the gate at Kew Gardens Rd. & 129th St.
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
8:00 pm
Movie Night: How Much Further, directed by Tania Hermida. For a mother, there is nothing better than enjoying time with family. EACC invites you and your family to take a trip to Ecuador through the screen and enjoy this captivating and humorous film. · Free and open to the public· The movie is in Spanish
Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center
May 13 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Portugal/Argentina/Brazil/France/Greece. Dir. Rita Azevedo Gomes. 2016, 145 mins. Digital projection. With Mario Barroso, Luis Miguel Cintra, Tania Dinis. In Portuguese, French, English, Greek, and Italian with English subtitles. New York premiere. The tantalizing, decades-long correspondence between influential Portuguese poets Sophia de Mello Breyner and Jorge de Sena forms the basis of this richly sensorial, densely
Museum of the Moving Image
5:00 pm
USA. Dir. Gregory Markopoulos, 1967, 90 mins. 16mm. With Taylor Mead, Andy Warhol, Jack Smith. In English. One of the masters of American avant-garde filmmaking, Gregory Markopoulos had developed a singular, senses-stunning style—marked by lush, color-saturated visuals; psychologically-charged editing; and a concern with the mythopoeic—when he left the US for good, relocated to Europe, and
Museum of the Moving Image
May 13 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Austria. Dir. Ruth Beckermann. 2016, 89 mins. Digital projection. With Anja Plaschg, Laurence Rupp. In German with English subtitles. A passionate, doomed literary love affair is brought to life in this inventive, one-of-a-kind meta-romance. Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan were two giants of postwar German-language poetry whose unlikely affair (he was the son of Jewish
Museum of the Moving Image
May 15 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
TYRANNOSAURUS is a weekly stand up comedy show at R’A’R Bar (30-01 35th Ave. Queens, NY 11106) in Long Island City! Each week Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest) carefully curate a solid lineup of comedians from Conan, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central, mixed with only the best
RaR Bar