Jun
2
Sun
City Parks Foundation – Track & Field @ Forest Park
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm
City Parks Foundation - Track & Field @ Forest Park | New York | New York | United States

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 learn the basics of the sport. From hurdles and relay races, to long jump, shot put and javelin throw, this program runs from April 20 through June 8 in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens, with sessions once per week. The Jesse Owens Track and Field program introduces novice runners to cross country distance running through runs from East Harlem to Randall’s Island Park. This program runs from April 7 – June 23 in Manhattan, and is held once per week. Online registration is now open for all spring programs at CityParksFoundation.org/play. Participants are encouraged to register online in advance, though walk-up participants may register on-site if space permits. For more information and a full list of City Parks Foundation’s 2019 sports programs, please visit www.CityParksFoundation.org. Please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org or call (718) 760-6999 for any questions.

CityParks Track & Field presented by New York Road Runners
April 20 – June 9, 2019

QUEENS
Forest Park
Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd.
April 21 – June 10
Sundays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

CityParks Jesse Owens Track & Field presented in partnership with Randall’s Island Park Alliance

BROOKLYN
Kaiser Park
Neptune Ave. & Bayview Ave.
April 21 – June 10
Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

BRONX
Soundview Park
Lafayette Ave. & Morrison Ave.
April 21 – June 10
Sundays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

MANHATTAN
Thomas Jefferson Park
E. 112th St. & 1st Ave.
April 7 – June 23
Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Jun
26
Wed
Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks @ Fort Totten Park Parade Grounds
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm
Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks @ Fort Totten Park Parade Grounds | New York | United States

Enjoy a wonderful evening with an outdoor concert, kids activities, and fireworks display. Concert starts at 6:00pm and fireworks begin at 9:15pm.

Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show @ Fort Totten Park Parade Grounds
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm
Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show @ Fort Totten Park Parade Grounds | New York | United States

Enjoy a wonderful evening with an outdoor concert, kids activities, and fireworks display. Concert begins at 6:00pm and fireworks begin at 9:15pm.

Jun
27
Thu
Live at the Landing: Joe Knipes Trio @ LIC Landing
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live at the Landing: Joe Knipes Trio @ LIC Landing | New York | United States

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, in partnership with Queens Council on the Arts and LIC Landing by COFFEED is proud to present “Live at the Landing,” a summer music series featuring Queens-based musicians from multiple genres, neighborhoods, and backgrounds. On June 27 we present Joe Knipes Trio: Jazz Guitarist Joe Knipes performs in the NY Metropolitan area, exploring the jazz tradition, sharing the stage with longtime friends and bandmates. Personnel: Joe Knipes – Guitar, Peter Brendler – bass, Sylvia Cuenca-drums

35th Anniversary Independence Day Celebration! @ Astoria Park Great Lawn
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm
35th Anniversary Independence Day Celebration! @ Astoria Park Great Lawn | New York | United States

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition is proud to bring you our “35th Anniversary 2019 Independence Celebration!”

Everyone is invited to this highly-anticipated event which will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Jun
29
Sat
Smells Like Summer Music Festival 2019 @ Forest Park Band Shell
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Smells Like Summer Music Festival 2019 @ Forest Park Band Shell

4th Annual Smells Like Summer Music Festival Presented by Loss4Words Productions features the best Bands and Musicians in the NYC area performing in celebration of Summer. Scheduled Performers include, IROC, Harmonic Asylum, Damaged Goods, Pipe, Midnight Jack, AyOh, Ivan Polanco, Marz Covers, Unglued, Lyxx and James Avatar & the Blacklist. Free Concert Open to Public, Fun for the Whole Family with Food trucks, Giveaways and More.

Jul
9
Tue
Queens Place Kids @ Queens Place
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Queens Place Kids @ Queens Place | New York | United States

Looking for fun activities for the kids this summer? Stop by Queens Place in Elmhurst, where every Tuesday in July, starting July 9th, kids can create + play for FREE. Summer fun below:

Tuesday, July 9, 2-3:30 p.m.
Explore the Sky with New York Hall of Science.
Kids learn about the sky and then create their own constellation to take home!

Tuesday, July 16, 2-3:30 p.m.
Let’s Move! with DJ Wali, My Gym & Mr. Met.
Focused on moving the body, activities include dancing to music by DJ Wali, and a giant obstacle course with floor tumbling, low bars, balance beam, agility courses, and a special performance from My Gym’s Tumbling Team!

Tuesday, July 23, 2-3:30 p.m.
Short Stories & Tall Tales with Queens Public Library.
Read books with our favorite storyteller, Mary the Librarian.

Tuesday, July 30, 2-3:30 p.m.
Learn our World with Queens Botanical Garden.
Learn about plants, and then build and take home a mini terrarium!

Located at the Main Level at Queens Place. Free to attend, no tickets required. Suggested age: 5 – 10 years. For more information, visit.bit.ly/2ImO0oz

Jul
11
Thu
Live at the Landing: Tom Shaner @ LIC Landing
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live at the Landing: Tom Shaner @ LIC Landing | New York | United States

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, in partnership with Queens Council on the Arts and LIC Landing by COFFEED is proud to present “Live at the Landing,” a summer music series featuring Queens-based musicians from multiple genres, neighborhoods, and backgrounds. On July 11th we present Tom Shaner: Tom Shaner is a critically acclaimed songwriter, producer, performer and video director based in New York City. He calls his music “ghost songs, waltzes and rock and roll.” The music moves from rootsy American rock and roll, with an occasional hint of old blues and country as well more modern rock dynamics. He both produces his records as well as directs and edits his own videos.

Jul
13
Sat
City of Water Day: Hunter’s Point South Park Tour @ LIC Landing
Jul 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
City of Water Day: Hunter's Point South Park Tour @ LIC Landing | New York | United States

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy will celebrate the Waterfront Alliance’s City of Water Day at Hunter’s Point South Park by conducting a tour of one of the newest and most resilient waterfront parks in the country with park designers from SWA/Balsey and community leaders from the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy! Participants will gather at LIC Landing in Hunter’s Point South Park for a discussion on the park design process, including how the designers worked to meet WEDG requirements as set by the Waterfront Alliance. A tour of the park and its many impressive ecological and resilient design features will follow. Participants will engage with the waterfront by learning about the importance of resilient waterfront design in mitigating climate change effects and how parks can be an extremely effective tool in this effort. Meet at LIC Landing in Hunter’s Point South Park (52-10 Center Blvd.)

Jul
14
Sun
Summer Sunset Family Silent Disco @ LIC Landing
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Summer Sunset Family Silent Disco @ LIC Landing | New York | United States

You’re invited to the ultimate family friendly party! With waterfront dance floors and sunset skyline views, this party is the best way to end the weekend. Bring out the whole fam, grab some snacks and drinks from Coffeed, and choose between 3 channels of music! Enjoy the summer while it lasts!

Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night:
DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits
DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks
DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B

Your Experience Includes:
• A pair of Quiet Events headphones
• Glow in the Dark gear
• 3 Live DJ’s battling for your attention
• Food and drinks available for purchase

Special notes:
• All ages
• Dress Code: casual

What to bring:
• Valid ID
• You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event.
• No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door.

How it works:
When you arrive you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. You can adjust the volume and choose between up to three DJ’s with a flip of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows what channel you are listening to. It’s super social; you’re in control of the music! There’s no loud music that you have to talk over. Plus, there’s no ringing in your ears when you leave!