May
10
Thu
Queens Spring Fair @ New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)
May 10 – May 20 all-day
Queens Spring Fair @ New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) | New York | United States

This family-fun event features midway games and rides for all ages, favorite fair food and World of Wonders old-time sideshow acts under the big top, from sword swallowers and fire eaters to escape artists and other exciting acts.

There is no charge for fair admission and the World of Wonders Amazement Show. Ride tickets onsite are $1.50 each, $25/20 tickets, $50/50 tickets plus 1 free ride, or $50 online for the BOGO Deal (100 ride tickets plus 2 free rides) until 5 pm May 10. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)

Fair hours are 4 to 11 pm Monday – Friday and noon to 11 pm Saturday – Sunday in the event field adjacent to NYSCI, at the west entrance to Flushing Meadows Corona Park. On May 12 and 19, the fair will coincide with the Queens International Night Market held Saturday nights in the park.

May
19
Sat
Traditions Festival @ King Manor Museum
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Traditions Festival @ King Manor Museum | New York | United States

Join King Manor for their third annual Traditions Festival. It’s a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts from Jamaica in 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community! Fun for adults and children with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings. Come experience the past and present, for free!

Jun
30
Sat
Queens Comfort’s #LiveMusicWeekend / Saturday Night Dinner & Music @ Queens Comfort
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Queens Comfort's #LiveMusicWeekend / Saturday Night Dinner & Music @ Queens Comfort | New York | United States

Queens Comfort restaurant in Astoria Presents the second night of a #livemusicweekend featuring local Singer/songwriters JUSTINE GROVE and IVAN POLANCO on Saturday June 30th. Come enjoy an awesome dinner menu, delicious treats by DONUT DIVA and good music. #seeyouatdinner

FREE with limited seating (first come, first served) / ALL AGES /

Take “N” train to 30th Ave station

Jul
19
Thu
2018 Waterfront Concert Series “The Devotions” @ Astoria Park Great Lawn
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm
2018 Waterfront Concert Series "The Devotions" @ Astoria Park Great Lawn

Central Astoria LDC continues our 2018 Waterfront Concert Series, and they are proud to be bringing you the Doo Wop musical wonders that has thrilled generations for six decades “The Devotions!” This free concert is open to the public and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up!

We thank NYC Council Members Costa Constantinides and Jimmy Van Bramer, as well as the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation for making this event possible.

Looking forward to seeing you there!!!

Sep
2
Sun
Blessing of the Backpacks L.I.C/Astoria @ Trinity Lutheran Church L.I.C./Astoria
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Blessing of the Backpacks L.I.C/Astoria @ Trinity Lutheran Church L.I.C./Astoria

Blessing of the Backpacks is a promise that our church makes to students in the community that we will be praying for them throughout the year and our church doors are open to them. All students (including those in college) are welcomed. Bring a backpack for a blessing. We will also have free school supplies and backpacks available while supplies last.

Sep
14
Fri
A Voice for the Voiceless: World Premiere Music Event @ Queens Theatre in the Park
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
A Voice for the Voiceless: World Premiere Music Event @ Queens Theatre in the Park

World premiere of “A Voice for the Voiceless,” new work by composer Landon Knoblock, inspired by and created with the voices of youth in NYC public schools who experience homelessness and housing instability. Composed around children’s voices, “A Voice for the Voiceless” acts as a collection of vignettes, framing their stories in a mix of rock, electronic jazz, and hip-hop.