Oct 8 2017 @ 12:00 am – Jun 30 2018 @ 11:45 pm Flushing
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
Dec 10 2017 @ 12:00 am – Mar 31 2018 @ 11:45 pm Long Island City
The World Amigurumi Exhibition is back for its fourth year. This year under Dolls for Daily Life, it will explore wider possibilities of amigurumi with unique shapes and innovative ideas. Artists have created products that can be used in daily life, including hair brushes, wallets, scarves, and tissue box covers. Enjoy an opening party on December
Jan 10 @ 12:00 am – Mar 25 @ 11:45 pm Astoria
The Game: The Game takes the form of a dating simulator, pitting you against six men who are aggressively vying for your attention at a bar. These characters are based on real-life “seduction coaches” who offer tips and techniques—ranging from confidence building to psychological manipulation—that teach men how to interact with women for the primary purpose
Mar 17 @ 12:00 am – Mar 24 @ 11:45 pm Bayside
Scour the best bars in Bayside for St. Patrick’s Day this March while enjoying some great Irish drink specials at the same time. Commute is short for the Bayside Luck of the Irish St Paddy’s Pub Crawl. Don’t miss out on this All Access Pass that will grant you access to multiple bars along with a
Mar 23 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm Flushing
A musical journey evoking the essence of the cultural landscape of Italy in all its splendor. Repertoire includes Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style D. 590; Stravinsky: Pulcinella (whose story is based on the character from Italy’s Commedia Dell’Arte) and the ever-popular Vivaldi Four Seasons. Maestro Majkut conducts from the harpsichord. Presented by the Queens
Mar 24 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm Flushing
Sarah Lynn Henry will offer a talk about Elizabeth Korn (1900-1979) artist and her work, presently on view at the Voelker Orth Museum. Korn’s evocative assemblages and prints of the 1970s combine classical imagery with found objects and striking forms. The artist trained in Germany early in the 20th century, emigrated in the 1930s, taught, illustrated
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lowery's Wine & Liquors
Stop in for some Empress Gin. Sample some of the finest selections at a free gin tasting event in Sunnyside.
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lowery's Wine & Liquors
Open Wine Tasting Event for Greek Easter Amethystos Red Blend Amethystos White Blend Assyrtiko Santorini White
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm Queens Theatre
This free play reading series kicks off with a rollicking, irreverent comedy by playwright Lojo Simon. Relic tells the story of an out-of-work actor, read by Nick Fondulis, who discovers one of the world’s greatest relics in his grandmother’s attic. His find brings him fame and fortune, but he quickly realizes that is not all
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lowery's Wine & Liquors
Sample some of our finest selections at this Dirty Tequila tasting event in Sunnyside.
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Join in for a dangerously delicious dinner. This Murder Mystery evening will feature live actors and audience participation, and a menu of appetizers, main course, dessert and wine. Tickets are $75 for BHS members, $80 for non-members.
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Alley Pond Environmental Center
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
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
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.
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm St. John's Lutheran Church
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
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
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 QED
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
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 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 Qed A place to show and tell
Transplants Comedy Show is by comedians who are not New Yorkers telling jokes and stories about NYC and their hometowns.
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm New York Hall of Science
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
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
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
May 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Queens Historical Society
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
May 10 – May 20 all-day New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)
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
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Lowery Bar & Kitchen
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
May 10 @ 7:30 pm QED
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
May 11 @ 7:00 pm Bourbon Street
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.
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm Museum of the Moving Image
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,
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Flushing Meadow Aquatic Center
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
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Far Rockaway
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
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
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,