Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm
10:00 am
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
Forest Park
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm
10:00 am
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
Astoria Park Tennis Courts
6:00 pm
Enjoy a wonderful evening with an outdoor concert, kids activities, and fireworks display. Concert starts at 6:00pm and fireworks begin at 9:15pm.
Fort Totten Park Parade Grounds
6:00 pm
Enjoy a wonderful evening with an outdoor concert, kids activities, and fireworks display. Concert begins at 6:00pm and fireworks begin at 9:15pm.
Fort Totten Park Parade Grounds
Jun 27 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
5:45 pm
Join us as we come together and Write Aloud. Created by NY Writers Coalition in 2003, our Writing Aloud Reading Series is a free event that unites NYWC’s community of writers and activists with prominent literary figures to share prose, poetry, and other writings in safe and inspiring places. Here’s how it works: 1. Listen
Queens Library at Braodway
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
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
LIC Landing
Jun 27 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
10:00 pm
Join British comedian Dominic Fogarty as he brings his BBC project live to the stage at the Creek and the Cave! Joined by some funny friends, he attempts to understand the delicacies and intricacies of American culture. Featuring the wonderful… Jake Head – SiriusXM Blair Dawson – The Belladonna Moss Perricone – The Patriot Act
The Creek and The Cave
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Bike Skills 101: Learn to Ride — Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time. With our safe, easy, effective method taught by experienced instructors, kids will learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bicycle. Most
Annadale Playground
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
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,
Forest Park Band Shell
Jun 29 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
12:45 pm
Bike Skills 101: Learn to Ride — Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time. With our safe, easy, effective method taught by experienced instructors, kids will learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bicycle. Most
Annadale Playground
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
This workshop will be held on Saturdays at noon at the Maspeth Library on April 13 and 27; May 4, 11 and 18; June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Space is limited, with people welcomed on a first-come, first-served basis. They don’t have to attend every week to be a part of it. Taught
Maspeth Library
10:00 am
Learn tips and tricks from Chef Nupur Arora of Queens Curry Kitchen while she demonstrates a seasonal farmers market recipe. She will also have her cookbook on hand for purchase. Support local chefs and farmer’s markets and learn from a professional chef while you’re at it. The Cunningham Park Farmers Market is open on Sundays
Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Come to the Cunningham Park Farmer’s Market on June 30th to cook with Chef Nupur Arora of Queens Curry Kitchen. Chef Nupur will be executing a demo with seasonal ingredients and will also have her cookbook on hand for purchase. Support local chefs and farmer’s markets and learn from a professional chef while you’re at
Down to Earth Markets
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
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.
Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
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.
Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
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
LIC Landing
12:00 am
In this dream collaboration, two of American music’s brightest and most adventurous modern minds, Tyshawn Sorey and Jason Moran, collaborate to pay tribute to Milford Graves and kick off the inaugural season for the Jamaica Downtown Jazz Festival.
Jamaica Arts Center
12:00 am
Born in Brooklyn, raised in Jamaica, Queens, jazz musician Keith Jordan writes, produces and perform music in the tri-state area. He also teaches music at Francis Lewis High School in Queens.
Queens Central Library
12:00 am
Acclaimed by Downbeat Magazine as a “rising star” singer with “soulful inflection and remarkable, Fitzgerald-esque scat prowess” and hailed by All About Jazz as a “first class saxophonist that blows the proverbial roof of the place”, Camille Thurman has been amazing audiences throughout the world with her impeccable sound, remarkable vocal virtuosity and captivating artistry.
Jamaica Arts Center Gallery
12:00 am
Giveton has received mentoring from some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Nicholas Payton, Eddie Henderson, Barry Harris, Jason Moran, Ralph Peterson, Roy Hargrove and much more. Giveton continues to excel in his musical growth. He now attends the Oberlin Conservatory of Music on a full scholarship.
Jamaica Arts Center theater
12:00 am
Hailed by The New York Times as a “superbly skilled vocalist” and an artist of “effervescence, depth,” and “integrity” (Nate Chinen), she headlines at top venues across the U.S. and abroad, captivating audiences with her genuine warmth and musicality. Shank combines jazz originals, standards, world music, French songs, folk/pop tunes, and open improvisation in an
Jamaica Performing Arts Center front lawn
12:00 am
Much sought after as a musician in the worlds of Broadway, Soul and Jazz, Napoleon Ravels-Bey has done percussion on the Broadway productions of Jelly’s Last Jam, West Side Story, Bubblin’ Brown Sugar, Dancin’, Ain’t Mis’Behavin, and Eubie. His world-class achievements have brought him to jazz festivals in Europe and Japan.
King Manor Museum
12:00 am
Secret Mall was formed in the summer of 2016 by four young New York based musicians looking to combine their musical upbringing in jazz with their similar senses of humor and fascination with internet culture. The strong camaraderie present in Secret Mall allows the music to flow into many different places, making each presentation the
Jamaica Performing Arts Center front lawn
12:00 am
New York based pianist Simona Premazzi has developed an impressive body of work as a composer and bandleader. Originally from Italy, Premazzi hails from a small town in the outskirts of Milano, where she began playing piano at age 8. A gifted musician, Simona is a graduate of the conservatory of music in Udine. She
Jamaica Arts Center gallery
12:00 am
A never seen before concert documentary film directed by Sydney Pollack and later realized by producer Alan Elliott, features Aretha Franklin recording her 1972 live album of the same name.
Jamaica Performing Arts Center
12:00 am
The York College Alumni Combo showcases graduates from the York College music program. The group performs styles ranging from jazz to Latin to pop and beyond. Under the direction of Dr. Tom Zlabinger, the combo performs regularly at events on campus and across the city.
Queens Central Library
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Weekend Walks comes to Downtown Jamaica for the first time ever! On Saturday, July 13 on Jamaica Avenue (Parsons to 162nd Street) we’ll enliven the street with games and activities for kids and families. Slated Activities will include musical performances, life-sized games, a mini-golf course, dance classes, kids’ corner (including hands-on science and reading activities
Jamaica Avenue between Parsons Blvd and 162nd Street
11:30 am
Join us at Book Culture LIC on Saturday, July 13th at 11:30am for a special storytime with Diane Krednesor, as she reads from her new picturebook, Superbuns!: Kindness Is Her Superpower. For fans of Fred Rogers in Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and Be Kind, a little bunny, who dreams of being a superhero, proves
Book Culture LIC
12:30 pm
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
LIC Landing
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm
5:00 pm
Flamenco Latino continues to explore its unique blend of flamenco rhythms with jazz improvisation and Latin flavors. This group features Basilio Georges on guitar/vocals, Aurora Reyes singing and hand-clapping, Guillermo Barron on percussion and Eden Bareket playing baritone saxophone. The program will include original music and diverse themes by Chic Corea, Paco de Lucia and
Jamaica Arts Center theater