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 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 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
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Flowers are in bloom and the sun is shining bright. Spring is in the air and it is time for Affinity’s Annual Spring Fling Family Fun Day. Come out and enjoy a fun day in the park at St. Albans Park in Jamaica. Spring Fling is fun for all ages, offering live entertainment, music, giveaways,
St. Albans Park
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – May 20 @ 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join King Manor for their third annual Traditions Festival. It’s a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts from Jamaica in 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community! Fun for adults and children with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings. Come experience the past and present, for free!
King Manor Museum
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 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
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
12:00 am
The picturesque Astoria Park comes alive with the sights, sounds and aromas of the colorful midway with rides for all ages, carnival games and favorite fair food. Admission and parking are free. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more
Astoria Park
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
8:00 am
Shop for locally grown fruits and vegetables and eggs, honey and baked goods every Friday and Saturday from 8am to 4pm. On Fridays we are on Parsons Boulevard between Archer and Jamaica Avenues and on Saturdays we are on 160th Street off Jamaica Avenue.
Down to Earth Jamaica Farmers Market
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
8:30 am
Shop for locally grown fruits and vegetables and eggs, honey and baked goods on Fridays outside the Garden at Dahlia Avenue and Main Street. The Farmers Market is open from 8:30am to 4pm through mid-November.
Queens Botanical Garden
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
8:00 am
Shop for locally grown fruits and vegetables and eggs, honey and baked goods every Friday and Saturday from 8am to 4pm. On Fridays we are on Parsons Boulevard between Archer and Jamaica Avenues and on Saturdays we are on 160th Street off Jamaica Avenue.
Down to Earth Jamaica Farmers Market (Sat)
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
12:00 am
Join us in the garden for live music as part of a festival of 1,000+ free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs on the first day of summer. The lineup is as follows: 12:00 pm – Lauren Lee – Jazz 2:30 pm – After school Karaoke 5:45 pm – Ken Voisin – Keyboard & Songs
Queens Library @ Ridgewood
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of family fun activities, entertainment, giveaways, dance, music, culture and more. Today is the first of three festival dates (also on July 28th and August 25th).  Come down to 61 Street between Woodside Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue.
Jun 24 all-day
12:00 am
gott market? is a place for vendors to sell their stuff in Ridgewood. Some items on sell include Art, American Nostalgia, Hand Crafted Items, Local Honey, and Kitsch. Plus, you can get some ready good food. Gottscheer Hall is famous for their brunch.
Gottscheer Hall
4:00 pm
Join IN for a FREE film-making workshop with Museum of the Moving Image at 4 pm, followed by a performance by the Queens Music Academy’s kids rock band starting at 5 pm!
Bliss Plaza
8:00 pm
Queens Comfort restaurant in Astoria Presents a #livemusicweekend featuring local Singer/songwriters CATIE EGAN on Friday night / JUSTINE GROVE and IVAN POLANCO on Saturday night. Come enjoy an awesome dinner menu, delicious treats by DONUT DIVA and good music. #seeyouatdinner FREE with limited seating (first come, first served) / ALL AGES / Take “N” train to
Queens Comfort
8:00 pm
Queens Comfort restaurant in Astoria Presents the second night of a #livemusicweekend featuring local Singer/songwriters JUSTINE GROVE and IVAN POLANCO on Saturday June 30th. Come enjoy an awesome dinner menu, delicious treats by DONUT DIVA and good music. #seeyouatdinner FREE with limited seating (first come, first served) / ALL AGES / Take “N” train to 30th
Queens Comfort
12:00 am
A new partnership with the Colombian Flower Festival, with Circus Arts, Theater, and Music featuring Colombian groups SADEP and Polichinela. Working with “Silleteros” artists from Colombia, all ages will enjoy hands-on Silleta making and Colombian flower displays. Flowers and materials provided. DATE: SUN | JULY 1 | 12-5 PM | SHOW & WORKSHOP Tickets: FREE
Flushing Town Hall
12:00 am
Local Project is proud to announce its Summer Market Sale where it will bring an amazing variety of local Art and Handmade goods created by artists from all over New York City. Expect more than 15 vendors, paintings, illustrations, wearable’s, jewelry, accessories, clothing and ceramics. Local Project brings the arts and community together under one roof,
Local Project Art Space
7:45 pm
The Ecuadorian American Cultural Center invites you to discover the richness and diversity of Ecuador in a night that will highlight the customs and traditions of the communities from the Coast, Andes, and Amazon regions. More than thirty artists from its program Ayazamana Dance Group will take the audience on an imaginary trip to Ecuador
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
6:00 pm
Join McManus Irish dance and the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy as they host a FREE celebration of Irish heritage in Queens. Bagpipes, Irish Dance, traditional music and song by local professionals and children’s groups. Gaelic sport demos and more. The event will take place on the gorgeous East River waterfront, with a midtown Manhattan backdrop
LIC Landing by Coffeed
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
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
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 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