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#WeeklyColumn | May 26 – June 1 | It’s In Queens!

Queens Memorial Day Weekend is approaching, and Queens will host the nation’s biggest parade as always. Other commemorative events include a concert, free kayaking, and flower-planting. A book festival, color run, and BoroughCon are also in the mix. May 26, BoroughCon, May 29. This multi-media convention includes Continue Reading

#PickoftheWeek | Enjoy classic silents with modern music

Silent Two classic silent films from the 1920s will screen – accompanied by live music – in Astoria this weekend. First, the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra will make its New York City debut alongside the 1925 comedy The Freshman at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts on Saturday, May 20, Continue Reading

#KidsCorner | STEM and STEAM, Books and Storytime, Drama and Comedy

KidsCorner Students of all ages and education levels are invited to a free STEM Expo Night at the New York Hall of Science on Friday, May 19, from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. This is a great opportunity to learn about -- and explore -- Continue Reading

#WeeklyColumn | May 18 – May 24 | It’s In Queens!

Queens Dumpling contest! If that’s not enough to attract hordes of people to Queens this week, consider James Caan, Tahitian music, various festivals, art strolls, and live calligraphy. May 19, James Caan Film Festival, May 28. Watch 12 movies starring the Sunnyside-raised Caan: Thief, May 19, 7 Continue Reading

#KidsCorner | Fun with Mom, crafts, games, and even birds of prey

KidsCorner It's not easy, but it's so powerful and educational. The Miracle Worker is at Queens Theatre from May 12 through May 21. In this play, dedicated teacher Annie Sullivan struggles to reach a young Helen Keller, the blind/deaf author and political activist who lived in Forest Continue Reading