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 @ 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 9 – Jun 2 all-day Flux Factory
TALK BACK centers the lives and leadership of disabled artists and organizers, asserting that deep-rooted cultural changes must be made within the art world to become more inclusive and accessible. TALK BACK believes that disability must be included in conversations about diversity. One part of affecting change in the art world is by placing disabled
May 9 @ 6:30 pm Book Culture LIC
Join Book Culture LIC on Thursday, May 9th at 6:30pm for the paperback launch of Love and Death in the Sunshine State with author Cutter Wood. “I was convinced that somewhere in this pile of anecdotes and photographs and recollections was the vital clue, the detail that would make everything slide into place, and as
May 10 @ 10:00 pm – May 11 @ 3:00 am Katch Astoria
Quiet Events returns to Katch Astoria for a hot night of Caribbean and Latin dancing! At 10pm the party kicks off with 2 live DJs and 1 instructor teaching salsa dance moves. This spot has a perfect dance floor for all you salseros out there! At 11pm all 3 DJs will be live and you’ll
May 11 all-day Vernon Boulevard
On Saturday, May 11th, LIC Partnership hosts its 6th Annual LIC Springs! community block festival on Vernon Boulevard between 50th and 46th Ave. Celebrate Long Island City and enjoy live music, dance and theater performances plus interactive lessons, art & sculpture-making, fitness classes, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, sports games and more. Free and open to
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Queens County Farm Museum
Ever see a sheep get a haircut? Join us on the farm for one of our signature events! There will be shearing and wool spinning demos throughout the afternoon. Enjoy in-depth tours with our farmers, find out how easy recycling can be at the Con Edison Ecology booth and learn about our Community Compost Program.
May 11 @ 2:15 pm Flushing Town Hall
With meticulously crafted marionettes and beautifully painted scenery, National Marionette Theatre’s retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast is classical marionette theater at its finest! There will be an in-depth lecture and demonstration on marionette stringing and manipulation by managing director David Syrotiak after the show. AGES 4 & UP
May 11 @ 2:30 pm Queens Historical Society
Challenge your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to pick their favorite historic building or site in Queens and create a beautiful art masterpiece, while enriching themselves in the momentous history of our borough. Ideas include: Post Office, Library, Church, Statue, Temple, Mosque, Park, Cemetery or Historic Landmarked site. The drawing of the building or
May 11 @ 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 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Green Space
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy announces a multi-phase, international cross cultural collaboration between Dance Entropy and Polish Dance Company Zawirowania Dance Theatre. The two companies connected and established a working relationship in the summer of 2018 at the Tanzmesse Festival. The collaboration will begin at Dance Entropy’s home Green Space with a one night only performance on
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
The Cunningham Park Farmers Market brings small scale farmers and food makers to the parking lot near the tennis courts off Union Turnpike every Sunday from 9am to 2pm. Look for locally grown fruits and vegetables, pasture raised meats and eggs, artisan baked goods, pickles and more. SNAP EBT is welcome and Health Bucks are
May 12 @ 2:00 pm QED
Tired of the Betty Crocker image of mothers? This lecture will tell you a little history of the dark origins of Mother’s Day then delve into a few stories of Mother’s who have murdered. This lecture should give you a better appreciation of your own dear mom.
May 14 @ 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 14 @ 6:30 pm Book Culture LIC
Join Book Culture LIC on Tuesday, May 14th at 6:30pm for the launch of Red, White & Royal Blue with author, Casey McQuiston. She will be in discussion with author and LGBTQReads founder, Dahlia Adler. A PopSugar Must-Read Book of 2019! A big-hearted romantic comedy in which the First Son falls in love with the
May 14 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm RaR Bar
TYRANNOSAURUS is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Veronica Rioseco, Jamie Wolf, and Leland Long. Every week we bring you some of the best comics in New York as well as comics from all over the world just passing through. Every week we stylize and diversify the lineup so that every show has a
May 15 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Forest Park
Fun and Fitness for 55+ seniors in Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell! Relax, rejuvenate and recharge your body and spirit with this uplifting and calming exercise!  
May 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Bayside Senior Center
Come and explore energies! This is a weekly event presented by Dee Rao Walker to bring together senior citizens through exercise and dance!
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm Melrose Ballroom
RAW returns to the Melrose Ballroom to spotlight independent talent in visual art, film, fashion & accessories design, music, performance art, beauty, crafts, tech, and photography. RAW is a fun and alternative way for creatives to showcase both to their local community and the world at large. We are not your average art show. We
May 16 all-day Community Center
Who should attend: Parents and caregivers of students Pre-K to 2nd Grade for NYC Gifted and Talented (G&T) tests.. Speakers: Karen Quinn, “The Testing Mom”, Co-founder of TestingMom.com and testing authority NYC mom who has been through the NYC G&T testing and has both children attending NEST+M citywide G&T program. This discussion will update you
May 17 @ 8:00 pm – May 18 @ 10:00 pm Green Space
TAKE ROOT , now in its 10th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth by providing our venue, Green Space, along with full technical and marketing support to present their work to the
May 18 all-day Queens Botanical Garden
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Info & registration is required.
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Katch Astoria
Let our Quiet Events DJs watch your kids while you enjoy a Saturday afternoon brunch with friends. Katch Astoria is Queens’ Premiere Gastropub offering a huge dance floor for your kids to party & a wide range of drinks and tasty meals for everyone. Just take a look at their Brunch Menu. Make this your
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Historian Jason D. Antos takes you on a “then and now” journey through numerous points of interest along Bell Boulevard in Bayside. We’ll be meeting up at 36th Avenue & Bell Boulevard (by the Cobblestone House at 35-34 Bell Blvd.) and working our way up to the Bayside LIRR Train Station. Enjoy a fun afternoon
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Citi Field
EAT. DRINK. UNITE. Welcome, all people, all ages, all backgrounds, all New Yorkers and beyond! Join us in celebrating NYC’s diversity through cuisine at the 2nd Annual World’s Fare at Citi Field! We aim to honor the legacy of the 1964 World’s Fair by bringing everyone together around what makes us unique…advocating equality & diversity
May 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Queens Public Library- Pomonok branch
Friends of Pomonok Present- The special duo of wonderful singer Edwin Vasquez and brilliant violinist Omer Ashano is joined by the talented dancer Lorena Ayub for an afternoon of passionate music with a gypsy soul and a latin heart! Please join us for this exclusive event at Queens Public Library, Pomonk branch FREE ENTRY
May 18 @ 5:00 pm The Center at Maple Grove
Queens Symphony Brass Ensemble returns to Maple Grove with a selection of music commemorating the Spanish American War in 1898. One hour program followed by light refreshments. Free admission and free parking on cemetery grounds.