Jan 8 – Jun 30 all-day Flushing BID kiosk
The Flushing BID is officially releasing the 2019 coupon book offering exclusive discounts at businesses located in Downtown Flushing. Over 60 participating businesses will be offering their discounts through this year’s coupon book, from restaurants to retailers, beauty services to professional services. 2019 Coupon Books are available for pick up at the Flushing BID kiosk.
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – May 12 @ 6:00 pm The Plaxall Gallery
Please join us for the opening reception of our High School to Art School Alumni Exhibition at Plaxall Gallery, a group exhibition featuring the impressive talent of 14 of our program alumni. Curated by Knockdown Center Co-Director Tyler Myers, the show will feature the work of 14 of the program’s graduates: Alika Feldman Chantal Feitosa Corinne Southerland Delia Cadman
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm Forest Park
This April, City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports programs for young people living in Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, or Manhattan. CityParks Track & Field, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners and supported by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, gives New York City kids, ages eight to 14, the chance to
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm Astoria Park Tennis Courts
City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports program for seniors this April. CityParks Seniors Fitness, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners, is held in 17 neighborhood parks in all 5 boroughs. Seniors Fitness, offered from April 22 – June 14, gives New Yorkers 60+ the chance to participate in free
May 3 all-day Queens Central Library
Come to the Queens Central Library, Friday night on May 2, 2019 for a professional development seminar focused on careers and growth in the arts. Invited speakers and local artists including Brendez Wineglass, Karen Pilgrim, and the 2019 Arts Commissioning Program awardees Yogi (Y?) Guyadin and Kerri Edge, will share tips and strategies on branding,
May 3 all-day Doha Nightc;ub
Enjoy this new After Work Happy Hour in Long Island City, Queens NY. Join us each and every Friday for the Best After Work Party! Doha Nightclub Happy Hour Drink Specials (5pm til 8pm) Join us for happy hour drinks at the bar and live DJ spinning a mix of music every week – Top
May 3 @ 10:00 am – Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden
Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays,  Saturdays & Sundays Days: May 3, 2019 – June 2, 2019. Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Location: Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden Gateway National Recreation Area Rockaway Point, NY 11695 NC4Rockaway100@gmail.com CM Ulrich’s Office: 718.318.6411 1st Transatlantic Flight-US Navy Seaplane Division One, 1919 Join NYC Council Member
May 3 @ 10:00 pm – May 4 @ 2:00 am Katch Astoria
Summer is upon us and Quiet Events is back at Bohemian Beer Garden! Join us as the weather gets warmer and the parties get hotter. Our 3 live DJs always bring the best vibes and even better jams. This event will be outside if the weather’s on our side! Your 3 Live DJs are spinning
May 3 @ 10:00 pm – May 4 @ 2:00 am Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
Summer is upon us and Quiet Events is back at Bohemian Beer Garden! Join us as the weather gets warmer and the parties get hotter. Our 3 live DJs always bring the best vibes and even better jams. This event will be outside if the weather’s on our side! Your 3 Live DJs are spinning
May 4 all-day Moore-Jackson Cemetery
Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM Location: Moore-Jackson Cemetery (51st Street between 31st and 32nd Avenues) Rain Date: May 11th, 2019 Celebrate Spring and the revitalization project by joining neighbors to continue cleaning up and plant flowers, herbs, and edibles on the Farmhouse side. There will also be family-friendly activities like story-time
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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. This is a free event.
May 4 @ 11:30 am Book Culture LIC
Join Book Culture LIC on Saturday, May 4th at 11:30am for a special storytime to celebrate Children’s Book Week with illustrator Kristy Caldwell. She will be reading from her picture book, Away with Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird. Just in time for Women’s History Month, author Lori Mortensen and illustrator Kristy Caldwell (Flowers
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Astoria Book Shop
Visual artist and co-cookbook author, Sonya Gropman and Gabrielle “Gaby” Rossmer Gropman will be hosted by The Astoria Bookshop for a reading from The German-Jewish Cookbook: Recipes & History of a Cuisine, the cookbook they authored together. The day will also consist of a Q & A and book signing. Gropman will be providing some
May 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Queens Library Central
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 and teens. The next class is Saturday, May 4th at
May 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Queens Library at Sunnyside
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. The next class will be led by Jared Harél on Saturday, May 4th from
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Center at Maple Grove
Come join us for a musical journey through the works of legendary movie soundtrack composer John Williams. We will also have a few themes from sci fi/fantasy world. Dough’verload LLC will hosting a bake sale of themed treats. All proceeds to benefit the Monument Fund. There will a prize for best costume. Muggles welcome. Admission
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Maspeth Library
This workshop will be held on Saturdays at noon at the Maspeth Library on April 13 and 27; May 4, 11 and 18; June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Space is limited, with people welcomed on a first-come, first-served basis. They don’t have to attend every week to be a part of it. Taught
May 4 @ 8:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
We’re mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Starting with dance lessons, each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Toronto’s multiaward winning, world-touring, groundbreaking guerrilla-folk party-punk Balkan-brass band, meets NYC’s Kakande, with lush vocals, sinewy koras, flutes, cellos and the balafon (xylophone) of
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Creek and The Cave
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast!
May 5 all-day New York Hall of Science
With hands-on displays and full-body experiences, this exhibition explores the inventive and ingenious medical and industrial breakthroughs that have helped enhance the human experience. Visitors can move a ball with their mind, manipulate a robot arm, race against a Paralympian, use night vision to see in the dark, and explore how technology can provide camouflage
May 5 all-day St. John’s University, The Little Theater
Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley were arguably the most influential popular music figures of the 20th century. Although some might think of them as competitors, their comparable appeal and cultural influence on America cannot be denied. In fact, they shared many of the same traits, which kept them at the top of the pop charts
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Forest Park Visitor Center
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk and catch the Warbler Wave! This tour will be led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club. Binoculars recommended. These tours are sponsored by NYC Parks and the Queens County Bird Club. B
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Queens Botanical Garden
Arrange tulips at tulip time! Participants will learn the beauty of designing with tulips and other bulb flowers as they create a spring basket arrangement to take home. All flowers and materials provided. Registration required. Tip: Spend the day at the Garden! This workshop takes place during Tulip Time!, where we have a full day of
May 5 @ 1:00 pm Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. This year’s event will include a candle lighting ceremony and special readings in honor of survivor remembrance.
May 5 @ 2:30 pm King Manor
Walking tour of historic Jamaica with Adrienne Onofri, author of the guidebook “Walking Queens.” Meet Adrienne at King Manor for a brief Q&A, then join her on a walking tour that will last about 90 minutes and end back at King Manor. Buy a signed copy of the book so you can explore other Queens
May 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Queens Historical Society
Originally located on Holly Avenue, when threatened by demolition, the historic Lewis Latimer House was moved to its current home in Leavitt Field in 1988. It served as the home of the African-American inventor Lewis Howard Latimer from 1903 to 1928, and is now operated as a museum dedicated to the inventor’s work. In addition,
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Fun and Fitness for 55+ Seniors! Latin style dance fitness program that mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Perk up with fun exercise! All classes held at the Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell.
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm New York Hall of Science
The Queens Economic Development Corporation invites you to Queens Taste 2019, the borough’s premiere networking and culinary fundraising event. At least 50 restaurants and other food/drink purveyors will provide samples to 700+ attendees, including some of the most powerful and best-connected Queens residents. The cuisine will feature everything from sweet to savory, Asian to Latin
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Green Space
Free Master Class with Zawirowania Dance Theatre’s Ilona Gumowska. This class is an intense physical training based on the body movements utilizing floor & partnering contact work. By learning the short movement phrases combined with acrobatic elements, participants will look for the flow of the movement, conscious transfer of body weight, moments of suspensions and the
May 7 @ 6:30 pm Book Culture LIC
Join us at Book Culture LIC on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:30pm as we welcome Igor Volsky, who will discuss his new book, Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns. Twenty years after Columbine, a leading gun control activist offers a radical argument for the gun control