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
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
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 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants. Free with Garden Admission
Queens Botanical Garden
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
6:00 pm
Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics for an evening of community fun! Bayside Historical Society is hosting the 4th annual Independence Day Celebration with a free concert and fireworks display by Grucci in Fort Totten Park sponsored by Councilmember Paul A. Vallone, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, and Dime Community Bank. Vending trucks will
Bayside Historical Society
8:00 pm
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park, presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in Nora Ephron’s wonderfully romantic comedy about two people drawn together by destiny. Hanks stars as Sam Baldwin, a widowed father who, thanks to the wiles of his worried son,
Hunters Point South Park
7:00 pm
New York City’s oldest and largest Powwow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over forty Indian Nations will be represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry, and food
Queens County Farm Museum
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
This walk, on and off the Rockaway “boardwalk,” connects two restaurants which overlook the Jamaica Bay side of the peninsula. We’ll convene at Thai Rock, 375 Beach 92 St, and end at The Wharf at 116 St for sunset views and drinks and/or bar food. (Optionally, BYO, and enjoy the same view from adjacent Tribute
The Geography of NYC, With Dr. Jack Eichenbaum
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 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Meet outside the east exit of the E, M train station at Court Square (23 St/44 Dr.) in Long Island City. (#7 and G trains connect here as well.) Walk through a nexus of contemporary artists’ activity in converted industrial buildings. Follow newly gentrified Jackson Ave. and cross the Pulaski Bridge connecting Long Island City
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
10:45 am
I am leading a walk through old Bayside where I lived from 1943-1958. Most of the personal landmarks of my early life have vanished but there are threads of continuity and many anecdotes. Several sites have been designated as NYC landmarks: All Saints Episcopal Church, the Lawrence family graveyard and the Cobblestone house. When silent
11:45 am
Beginning at the corner of Forest Park Dr. and Park Lane in Kew Gardens, America’s go-to guy for foraging, “Wildman” Steve Brill, will lead one of his world-famous wild food and ecology tours of Forest Park. This varied park, with cultivated areas, walkways, and trails, is great for late summer foraging. Berries thrive in thickets here,
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Queens Farm is host to a variety of wild edibles in our woodlands, pollinator gardens, and pathway edges. Join expert Leda Meredith for this hands-on exploration of our grounds and learn to safely identify, sustainably harvest, and enjoy wild, seasonal ingredients. Leda will describe flavors, provide suggestions for preparation, and give tips on preservation for year-round use.
Queens County Farm Museum
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