12:00 am
JAMS Under the Stars – An all Women’s line-up of talented artists will be featured for this moonlit event. Women who pay homage to comedy, spoken word, jazz, R&B, and dance.
Rufus King Park
Aug 4 all-day
12:00 am
Fun filled days of multicultural music, shopping, foods, entertainment, family memories and more! Jamaica Avenue’s commercial strip from Parsons Blvd. to 170th Streets will come alive once again. The festival includes Specialty Blocks; such as: Just for Kids Rides, Health & Wellness, Sports, Rock Climbing and Antique Car Exhibit. Music enthusiasts make the festival’s main
Along Jamaica Avenue
Aug 4 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
8:15 am
Join Yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Ocean Bliss Yoga in this Hatha Yoga class. Bring a mat, large towel or blanket.
Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle
Baisley Pond Park
8:30 pm
The 2018 Movies on the Waterfront Series continues on Monday, August 6, at sunset on the Astoria Park Great Lawn with the family/sci-fi award-winning movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. This free movie presentation is open to the public, and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up! See you there! E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial A troubled
Astoria Park Lawn
7:00 pm
The garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre’s spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly & free productions. From family betrayals to fairytale endings, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into
Voelker Orth Museum
8:00 pm
A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation. Director: Ang Lee Writers: Du Lu Wang (book), Hui-Ling Wang (screenplay) | 2 more credits » Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang
Rufus King Park
8:00 pm
Local singer/songwriter CATIE EGAN performs cheerful, uplifting, family-friendly favorites and engaging original material. Now is a good chance to see her perform live & local – these will be the last 3 dates before she goes back to school: Friday August 10th/ Queens Comfort Restaurant / 8PM Monday August 13th/ Ravens Head Public House /
Raven's Head public House
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 1:51 pm
12:00 pm
Local Project is excited to bring so much talent together, representing some of the current creepy times and also some dark but funny bodies of work. Artists and the public together will be under a safe roof where both can communicate and talk openly about their points of view. The Freak Show Exhibition is curated by
Local Project
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
6:30 pm
Bike New York is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education, community outreach and events. They offer free bike education programs throughout the five boroughs, teaching kids and adults how to ride a bike, and how to do so safely and confidently in the city. Location: entrance on 46th
7:00 pm
The garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre’s spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly & free productions. From family betrayals to fairytale endings, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into
Voelker Orth Museum
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm
10:00 pm
Join United By Blue and the Waterfront Alliance for a cleanup of Little Bay Park! We will clean the park and the bay shoreline to keep our recreation areas clean and healthy for all to enjoy. Help us prevent trash from ending up in our waterways and recreation spaces by giving a Saturday morning to
Little Bay Park
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
9:30 am
Co-hosted by Transportation Alternatives Eastern Queens Committee, The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Queens Greenway, the Tour de Flushing is a way of showing the cycling potential of beautiful Eastern Queens. A FREE marshaled, family-friendly 12 to 15 mile ride through Queens’ Greenbelt and beautiful tree-lined streets. The ride will finish in Downtown
Kissena Corridor Park
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
4:30 pm
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power that had defined him. Shakespeare’s great tragedy explores the notion of power – who has it, how one obtains it,
Socrates Sculpture Park
7:00 pm
Enjoy free live music in the Gantry Plaza State Park featuring The Chuck Braman Quintet, which draws inspiration from the brilliantly inventive compositions of trumpeter Kenny Dorham, saxophonist Joe Henderson and others featured on classic Blue Note recordings of the 1960s.
Gantry Plaza State Park
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) proudly presents MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS, A Caribbean Sensation that celebrates Caribbean artists living in metropolitan, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, with some of whom were seen in the documentary film “Plight Of The Caribbean Artists.” The MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS exhibition includes paintings, mixed media works and sculptures
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
7:30 pm
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study
Hunters Point South Park
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day
5:00 pm
Beach Sessions is a pioneering performance series supporting and presenting site-responsive work by New York-based choreographers in Rockaway Beach. An outdoor public program provides dance performances, public events, and environmental initiatives. Free. Location: Boardwalk between B110 Street and The Castle by B117 Street SATURDAY, AUGUST 25: 5:00 pm: Biba Bell, Hustle on the Sand | On the sand at B110 Street
2:30 pm
As part of the exhibition El Dorado (The Golden), writer Sherese Francis will lead a free poetry workshop inspired by the art installation. All ages are welcome to join. Language is fluid and moldable. We are constantly shaping it into new forms and meanings. This workshop will use language and sound concepts like etymology, synonyms,
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
We’ve combined the styles of Standup and Improv to bring to you an epic comedy show. Some of the funniest NYC Improvisors will make up a set on the spot based off the last joke from some of the funniest NYC Standup comedians sets. It might sound audacious but just wait till you hear how
The Creek and The Cave
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
10:30 am
Blessing of the Backpacks is a promise that our church makes to students in the community that we will be praying for them throughout the year and our church doors are open to them. All students (including those in college) are welcomed. Bring a backpack for a blessing. We will also have free school supplies
Trinity Lutheran Church L.I.C./Astoria
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
3:30 pm
Queens Council on the Arts’ Artist Commissioning Program will present at Viva la Comida the world premiere of Salsa Masala: A Jackson HeightsBlock Party, a new work completed by ACP awardee in music composition Neil Padukone. Inspired by the music of Latin America, the Indian subcontinent, and Black music of the US, Salsa Masala creates
Viva la Comida Festival
7:00 pm
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart’s delight. The
Hunters Point South Park
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
The N.E.X.T. HOT JAM! – an OPEN STAGE, New Orleans-style JAM SESSION -Sign up to play from a list of songs selected for the evening. Bring your instruments and JAM OUT on three (15-20 minute) popular songs during a one-hour set. There will be THREE SETS FOR THE EVENING (sign-up for the 8pm set, 9pm
Shillelagh Tavern
4:00 pm
Expert pediatrician Dr. Rachel Brozinsky will discuss recommended exams, healthy eating, and more. Have your questions answered and your concerns addressed. Presented by Mount Sinai Queens in collaboration with The Long Island City YMCA.
Long Island City YMCA
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
11:00 am
Join the Sutphin Boulevard BID’s 2nd Annual Harvest Festival in celebrating the community. From Hillside to Jamaica avenues on Sutphin Boulevard. Bring the whole family and come meet radio personality Dr. Bob Lee from WBLS. There will be arts and crafts, food, music, senior cafe, children’s block, games and rides.
Sutphin Blvd
12:00 pm
Join Mount Sinai Queens for a day of fun health and wellness activities, free for all. There will be giveaways, music, activities for children and adults, health screenings, and food tastings. We’ll get you moving with group yoga, dance, and more!
LIC Landing by COFFEED (at Hunters Point Park South)