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
3
Mon
City Parks Foundation – Seniors Fitness @ Astoria Park Tennis Courts
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm
City Parks Foundation - Seniors Fitness @ Astoria Park Tennis Courts | New York | United States

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 tennis lessons, yoga and fitness walking. All equipment is provided. The program has served over 10,000 participants since it began in 2006 and encourages older New Yorkers to maximize their health benefits by staying active. 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 Seniors Fitness presented by New York Road Runners
April 22 – June 14, 2019

QUEENS
Astoria Park Tennis Courts
21st. St. & Hoyt Ave. S
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Cunningham Park
Union Turnpike & 193rd. St.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 11:00am
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Tennis Courts Meridian Rd.
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Roy Wilkins Park
Baisley Blvd. & 177th St.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

STATEN ISLAND
Faber Park
Richmond Terrace & Faber St.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Greenbelt Park
Brielle Ave. btw Rockland & Wolcott Aves.
Tennis – Monday / Friday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

BRONX
Pelham Bay Park
Watt Ave. & Middletown Rd.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Tennis – Monday / Wednesday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Soundview Park
Lafayette Ave. btw Boynton & Colgate Aves.
Fitness Walking – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway & Mosholu Aves.
Fitness Walking – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Williamsbridge Oval
3225 Reservoir Oval E.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am

BROOKLYN
Kaiser Park
Neptune & Bayview Aves.
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Marine Park Nature Center
Ave. U & E. 32nd St.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 9:00am – 10:00am

South Oxford Park
S. Oxford St. & Atlantic Ave.
Yoga – Wednesday / Friday, 11:00am – 12:00pm

MANHATTAN
Carl Schurz Park
E. 86th St. & East End Ave.
Fitness Walking – Monday / Friday, 9:00am – 10:00am
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 9:00am – 10:00am

Central Park Tennis Courts
93rd St. near West Dr.
Tennis – Friday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Inwood Hill Tennis Courts
207th St. & Seaman Ave.
Yoga – Monday / Wednesday, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Tennis – Tuesday / Thursday, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Sara D. Roosevelt Park
Chrystie & Forsyth Sts.
Yoga – Tuesday / Thursday, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Fitness Walking – Monday / Friday, 10:00am – 11:00am

Jun
5
Wed
Seasonal Farmstand @ Queens County Farm Museum
Jun 5 – Nov 24 all-day
Seasonal Farmstand @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Enjoy farm-fresh produce grown right here at Queens Farm from spring thru fall. Over 80 varieties of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs are featured throughout the season. Members always get 10% off and EBT & SNAP benefits are gladly accepted. We love when you BYOB (bring your own bags)!

Wednesday–Sunday through November 3, 2019
Wed, Thurs, Fri, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Sat & Sun, 11:00 am–5:00 pm

Jun
6
Thu
Watercolors on the Farm @ Queens County Farm Museum
Jun 6 – Jun 27 all-day
Watercolors on the Farm @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Experiment in the medium of watercolor with the farm landscape as your backdrop! Local Queens artist Denis Ponsot will provide instruction and demo all the “shop tricks” in watercolor painting. Beginning and experienced students are welcome and will explore a variety of techniques with an emphasis on developing one’s own style. Demonstrations of color and design, wet-on-wet, and dry brush techniques will be included. Individual attention will be given. Note: A supply list will be distributed upon registration for this course.

4 sessions: Thurs, June 6, 13, 20 & 27
1:00–4:00 pm

Jun
22
Sat
Wicket Leeks @ Flux Factory
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm
Wicket Leeks @ Flux Factory | New York | United States

Using the lenses of food and sports, Wicket Leeks showcases cooks, athletes, researchers, artists, coaches, and makers to help investigate the unsavory histories of nationalist, religious, and corporate colonialism in a palatable way, while not sugar-coating its effects, in order to help us better digest our present and cook up a healthier future.

Jun
24
Mon
QED’s Adult Spelling Bee @ QED
Jun 24 all-day
QED's Adult Spelling Bee @ QED | New York | United States

Join self-proclaimed spelling bee fanatics Liz Simons and Kambri Crews for the monthly QED Adult Spelling Bee! Compete to be named the June 2019 spelling champ and win a cash prize* and a 30-day VIP pass to QED & more!

*Cash prize will be based on number of entries to compete.

Sponsorship and prizes by Queens businesses:

The Bonnie
lagree NY
Lavender Label
Loose Leaf Tea
The Noguchi Museum
Sugar and Water
Museum of the Moving Image

Passes are not valid to compete but can be accepted to watch.

$5 to watch / $10 to compete

Jun
25
Tue
Business Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs & Taxes @ LIC Conference Center - Queensboro Room
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Business Breakfast: Trade, Tariffs & Taxes @ LIC Conference Center - Queensboro Room | New York | United States

Please Join the LIC Partnership in collaboration with Bank of America Merrill Lynch for a panel discussion on trade, tariffs & taxes. This informative session will include a business, subject matter experts, and government representatives who will speak about the opportunities and challenges in today’s global economy.

Businesses will also learn from government representatives about resources and programs available to help facilitate trade, such as the Global NY Fund Program managed by the Empire State Development and the Foreign Trade Zone Program by the Economic Development Corporation.

Moderator:

Lydia Nikolic, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Speakers:

Michael T. Cone, Fisher Broyles

Ehiwario Efeyini, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Thomas George, Quadlogic Controls Corp.

Simon Kaye, Jaguar Freight

Brian Teubner, NYC Empire State Development

Ryan White, NYC Economic Development Corporation

Agenda:

8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Check-in & Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Panel Discussion

9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Q&A and Networking

Event Partner and Sponsor:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Advance registration is required. All attendees must present a valid ID at the security desk to enter the building. Please contact our Events Manger, Carla Nicdao, at cnicdao@licpartership.org or 718-705-9933 for questions about the event.

Zumba & Pilates for Seniors @ Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Zumba & Pilates for Seniors @ Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell | New York | United States

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.