Apr
1
Mon
Science Playground @ New York Hall of Science
Apr 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Science Playground @ New York Hall of Science

The nation’s largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Open weather permitting.

Jun
1
Sat
Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Flight Exhibition @ New York Hall of Science
Jun 1 – Sep 8 all-day
Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Flight Exhibition @ New York Hall of Science

The New York Hall of Science’s summer exhibition uses flight simulation, augmented reality, touch-tables, design and skill challenges, virtual reality and more to immerse visitors in the wonders of flight, space travel and aerospace innovation, design and technology. Above and Beyond is produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in association with Boeing and in collaboration with NASA and the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

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

Jul
13
Sat
Imaging Women in the Space Age @ New York Hall of Science
Jul 13 – Nov 3 all-day
Imaging Women in the Space Age @ New York Hall of Science

This photo exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women).

The exhibition includes photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, Mae Jemison, America’s first African-American female astronaut, and Ellen Ochoa, America’s first Hispanic woman to go into space. There are also photographs of Dr. Ellen K. Baker, an astronaut who has logged more than 600 hours in space. Dr. Baker grew up in New York City and is the daughter of former Queens Borough President Claire Shulman.

Also on display are vintage and current images of female space travelers in television shows like Lost in Space and Star Trek, photographs of space-inspired fashions including Pucci’s designs for Braniff Airlines flight attendants and Chanel’s 2017 futuristic dresses, and screenshots from films like Barbarella, which starred Jane Fonda and Gravity, which starred Sandra Bullock. Curated by Julie Wosk, author of “Women and the Machine” and “My Fair Ladies: Female Robots, Androids, and Other Artificial Eves.”

Aug
6
Tue
Stepping On @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Aug 6 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm
Stepping On @ Commonpoint Queens Central Queens | New York | United States

Falls and fall injuries are more common than strokes and can result in serious health problems. Stepping On is a well-researched fall and injury prevention program. The free 7-week program meets for 1 1/2 hours per week. During the course of the program you will learn balance and strength training, the role of vision in helping you maintain balance, how medications can contribute to falls, ways to stay safe in your community, what to look for in safe footwear, and how to check your home for safety.

Specialists that will be meeting with you include a physical therapist, pharmacist, and vision care. Please RSVP with Ellen at 718-268-5011 ext. 160.

Stepping On is a program presented by Commonpoint Queens’ Central Queens Adult and Senior Center in partnership with Northwell Health

Sep
6
Fri
1939-40 New York World’s Fair 80th Anniversary — BHS Presentation @ Bayside Historical Society
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
1939-40 New York World's Fair 80th Anniversary -- BHS Presentation @ Bayside Historical Society

Eighty years ago, our borough of Queens hosted one of the most memorable events in history: The New York World’s Fair. A world weary from the Great Depression turned its hopeful eyes to an optimistic view of the “WORLD OF TOMORROW,” and thrilled to the predictions of industrial and technological marvels that an exciting future held in store.

Bayside Historical Society is honored to host a presentation by World’s Fair authority, expert, and author Bill Cotter. Join us for a trip back in time! Bill will be signing and selling copies of his book, “Images of America: The 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair.” Fun memorabilia and souvenirs will be on display!

Cost is free for BHS members and $5 for non-members. Light refreshments will be available.

RSVP at baysidehistorical.org/events-1/80th-anniversary-of-the-1939-40-new-york-worlds-fair-2

Beer Garden Silent Disco Party @ Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
Sep 6 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 7 @ 2:00 am
Beer Garden Silent Disco Party @ Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

Summer might technically be over, but the party doesn’t stop! Our parties at Bohemian Beer Garden are as hot as ever. Our 3 live DJs always bring the best vibes and even better jams. This event will be outside if the weather’s on our side!

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

Special notes:
• 21+
• Rain or shine
• 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:
With your pair of Quiet Events headphones you can adjust the volume and choose between our three DJ’s with the flick of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows which channel you’re listening to. You can dance along with those tuning into the same DJ as you; it’s super social. There’s no loud music to talk over and there’s no ringing in your ears when you leave!

Sep
7
Sat
The Coder School Bayside Grand Opening @ The Coder School Bayside
Sep 7 all-day
The Coder School Bayside Grand Opening @ The Coder School Bayside | New York | United States

Join us for the Grand Opening of our Bayside location on Saturday September 7th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM. We will have more information on our after-school coding programs, discounts on our classes and raffles, prizes and refreshments. Please join us for this awesome event – COMPLETELY FREE!

Free Community Conversation on 911 @ Friends of Maple Grove
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Free Community Conversation on 911 @ Friends of Maple Grove | New York | United States

We will read & discuss an article provided by our sponsor Humanities NY. We are honored to welcome two first responders from 9/11 to join us and tell us about their experiences.

Yard Sale! at Queens Reformed Church @ Queens Reformed Church
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Yard Sale! at Queens Reformed Church @ Queens Reformed Church | New York | United States

Come join us for our Yard Sale! We have Clothes, Books, Jewelry, Housewares, and much much more! Refreshments Sold

Vendor Tables are $35.00

Contact us for a Table Either By:
Phone: 718-465-4309
Facebook Message: Facebook.com/queensreformed