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
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 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Queens Historical Society
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 Edible Queens includes
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 20 @ 4:00 pm Queensborough Performing Arts Center
David Close, conductor Jerry Korobow, guest artist Oratorio Society of Queens The Orchestral Arts Ensemble of Queens The Oratorio Society Queens (OSQ) will celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday by presenting “Chichester Psalms” and other Bernstein favorites. You will be transported with his stunningly beautiful, melodic, and joyously rhythmic masterpiece – a musical depiction of the
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Astoria Ferry Landing
Last year NYC Ferry began its new route to Astoria. This neighborhood was first settled via a ferry from Manhattan that began in the 1830s but was terminated after the opening of the Triboro Bridge. We will begin our walk at the ferry landing (3-10 Astoria Blvd.) A ferry arrives from Wall St (Pier 11)
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, I have led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became my signature tour, focusing on what the #7 train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914. So
Jun 2 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm Queens Jamaica Central Library
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Jun 9 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm Queens Jamaica Central Library
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Jun 14 all-day Q.E.D.
Grab all your pals and confidants and head to 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 play bingo! You’ll watch 3 classic episodes, play a special Golden Girls-themed game,
Jun 16 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm Queens Jamaica Central Library
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Jun 23 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm Queens Jamaica Central Library
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Jun 30 @ 3:29 pm – 3:29 pm Queens Jamaica Central Library
SENIORS, SENIORS & MORE SENIORS! Gather People 4 Music invites seniors for an hour of moving, singing, dancing, healing and having fun while listening to music from the 1930s to current. From the Dorsey & Doobie Brothers, Celia and Tito, Motown Old and New, Jazz, Chinese Mandarin, Latin – it will cover it all!
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm Q.E.D.
Sign you mother out of Shady Pines for the night, grab your pals off the lanai and head out to Golden Girls Bingo, one of Time Out NY’s 20 things to do in NYC! Drop the cheesecake, put on your best 80s outfit and fan gear, adjust those shoulder pads and come play bingo! You’ll
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestad
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