1:00 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. For kids ages 8-12 “Epic Poems: Our Heroes, Ourselves” We
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
2:00 pm
The Red Violin returns to Forest Hills for an all-Beethoven program featuring his beloved Spring Sonata and the virtuosic Archduke Trio. Elizabeth Pitcairn returns playing her famed “Red Mendelssohn” Stradivarius, and will be joined by pianist Barbara Podgurski (MRP Artistic Director) and cellist Evan Drachman. Grandson of the great cellist Gregor Piatigorsky, Drachman performs on
The Church-in-the-Gardens
2:30 pm
We have a full day of events on Saturday, March 16th honoring Maple Grove’s own James McCarroll. He was an early 20th century Canadian Irish American writer, poet, composer and journalist. Mary Lannon of Literary Sunday will be doing a Q & A with author Prof. Michael Peterman, the biographer of the recently published “Delicious
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Come help celebrate the remarkable life of Canadian Irish American James McCarroll (1814-1892) with a concert of Irish music. We will have traditional favorites, some contemporary and several of James McCarroll’s own compositions. Our concert will be followed by a reception of light refreshments and where audience members can meet Professor Michael Peterman, the author
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
6:00 pm
Our Citizens Rope Competition is back for another round! The competition will be redpoint format, where competitors will receive points for route completion. The five most valuable routes will be the competitor’s final score. Attempts will be used to break ties. Get ready to CRUSH. Males and Females will compete in the following categories: Recreational
Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Solo recital by 14-year old piano prodigy Huang Tiange. Tiange will present powerful music including masterpieces of Scarlatti, Gershwin, Chopin, Beethoven, Prokofiev and two premieres of Tiange’s own sonata and Wang Hua’s Suite Ba Shan Yu Shui.
Flushing Town Hall
3:00 pm
The number one selling UK trio, Tenors Unlimited, returns to the US with their show From Venice to Vegas, an exciting program of classical and popular music. Also known as The Rat Pack of Opera, the tenors will take you on a fantastic musical journey that will move you and make you laugh, in equal
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 13 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features 5-6 dance makers each evening and includes a post-performance discussion with wine, moderated by Green Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green. Featuring: Eveline Kleinjans Erin Landers spare/change Benjamin Roach Miho Ryu Gwendolyn
Green Space