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Carnival at the Bookshop: The Astoria Bookshop’s Birthday Party! @ The Astoria Bookshop
Carnival at the Bookshop: The Astoria Bookshop’s Birthday Party! @ The Astoria Bookshop
Aug 21 all-day
Carnival at the Bookshop: The Astoria Bookshop's Birthday Party! @ The Astoria Bookshop
Astoria Bookshop is turning FIVE YEARS OLD! To celebrate, the bookshop is having an all-day carnival-themed party. Come join this special birthday storytime in the morning, balloon twisting in the afternoon, snacks and happy hour in the evening, plus games, prizes, and activities throughout the day.
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9:30 am The 2nd Annual Tour de Flushing @ Kissena Corridor Park
The 2nd Annual Tour de Flushing @ Kissena Corridor Park
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
The 2nd Annual Tour de Flushing @ Kissena Corridor Park
Co-hosted by Transportation Alternatives Eastern Queens Committee, The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Queens Greenway, the Tour de Flushing is a way of showing the cycling potential of beautiful Eastern Queens. A FREE marshaled, family-friendly 12 to 15 mile ride through Queens’ Greenbelt and beautiful tree-lined streets. The ride will finish in Downtown
11:00 am Gott Market? @ Gottscheer Hall
Gott Market? @ Gottscheer Hall
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Gott Market? @  Gottscheer Hall
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
11:00 am World’s Fair Bike Tour @ Flushing Meadows Corona Park
World’s Fair Bike Tour @ Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
World’s Fair Bike Tour @ Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Bike New York is partnering with Flushing Meadows Corona Park on a series of free, beginner-friendly bike tours of the World’s Fair historic sites, where the 1939/40 and 1964/65 World’s Fairs took place. Don’t have your own bike? No problem! Register in advance and indicate that you’d like to borrow a bike. Bring your own
4:30 pm Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear @ Socrates Sculpture Park
Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear @ Socrates Sculpture Park
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear @ Socrates Sculpture Park
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he divides his kingdom amongst his children. Misjudging their loyalty, he soon finds himself stripped of all the trappings of state, wealth and power that had defined him. Shakespeare’s great tragedy explores the notion of power – who has it, how one obtains it,
7:00 pm Live At The Gantries: The Chuck Braman Quintet @ Gantry Plaza State Park
Live At The Gantries: The Chuck Braman Quintet @ Gantry Plaza State Park
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live At The Gantries: The Chuck Braman Quintet @ Gantry Plaza State Park
Enjoy free live music in the Gantry Plaza State Park featuring The Chuck Braman Quintet, which draws inspiration from the brilliantly inventive compositions of trumpeter Kenny Dorham, saxophonist Joe Henderson and others featured on classic Blue Note recordings of the 1960s.
1:00 pm Annual Honey Harvest Festival @ Voelker Orth Museum
Annual Honey Harvest Festival @ Voelker Orth Museum
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm
Annual Honey Harvest Festival @ Voelker Orth Museum
Bee Smart! Don’t miss the annual celebration of all things honeybees! The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives in August. Join us for tasty, fun, and informative activities for all ages. See how the Voelker Orth Museum’s beekeeper harvests honey. Make bee-inspired art. Sample different types of honey from different
5:30 pm Crossing Newton Creek: LIC to Greenpoint
Crossing Newton Creek: LIC to Greenpoint
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Crossing Newton Creek: LIC to Greenpoint
Meet outside the east exit of the E, M train station at Court Square (23 St/44 Dr.) in Long Island City. (#7 and G trains connect here as well.) Walk through a nexus of contemporary artists’ activity in converted industrial buildings. Follow newly gentrified Jackson Ave. and cross the Pulaski Bridge connecting Long Island City
7:00 pm Naomi Novik on Spinning SIlver @ The Astoria Bookshop
Naomi Novik on Spinning SIlver @ The Astoria Bookshop
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Naomi Novik on Spinning SIlver @ The Astoria Bookshop
Join us on Thursday, August 23rd with New York Times bestselling author Naomi Novik as she discusses her new book, Spinning Silver! A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted, which was hailed as “a very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic” by The
7:30 pm CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid @ Hunters Point South Park
CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid @ Hunters Point South Park
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid @ Hunters Point South Park | New York | United States
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study
7:30 pm Summer Sings in Queens – Aug 16 & Aug 23 @ Our Lady of Mercy Church
Summer Sings in Queens – Aug 16 & Aug 23 @ Our Lady of Mercy Church
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
Summer Sings in Queens - Aug 16 & Aug 23 @ Our Lady of Mercy Church
Everyone is welcome to take part in fun, open performances of the Requiems of Mozart and Brahms. Our Lady of Mercy Church in Forest Hills will host two Summer Sings this August, inaugurating an exciting new tradition in our borough. On Thursday August 16, David Close and Ben Arendsen will conduct the Mozart “Requiem,” and
9:00 pm Truth Serum @ QED
Truth Serum @ QED
Aug 23 @ 9:00 pm
Truth Serum @ 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