Nov 14 – Dec 24 all-day
12:00 am
Kids can explore the wonder of Santa in the digital age with HGTV’s Santa HQ at Queens Center! This holiday, check out the interactive Elf Academy at Santa HQ. You can try on the latest elf looks with Santa’s Magic Mirror, create your very own Elf-ID Card and scan yourself on the Naughty or Nice
Queens Center
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
It might be cold outside, but we promise you, Summer’s really not that far away! To help get you excited – and informed – about Summer 2020, we’re hosting Day Camp 101 sessions at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens on Sunday, December 8th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
We welcome you to our Queens Finest Pop Up Shop! We will be highlighting some of Queens finest vendors with a special emphasis on our young adult entrepreneurs. Be sure to join us! Shop, mingle and have a good time while supporting some of Queens finest vendors. Plus learn more about the Twenty Thirty Dream
First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica
4:00 pm
Come to the 7th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration on Sun., Dec. 8th at 4:00 PM on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park (19th St & 23rd Ave) Photos with Santa will be from 4:00 – 5:30 PM Tree lighting at 5:30 PM Enjoy hot chocolate, free pretzels, kids activities, and joining in
Astoria Park Great Lawn
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
11:00 am
Let our Quiet Events DJs’ watch your kids while you enjoy a Saturday afternoon brunch with friends. Katch Astoria is Queens’ Premiere Gastropub offering a huge dance floor for your kids to party & a wide range of drinks and tasty meals for everyone. Make this your kid’s birthday party or just a fun afternoon
Katch Astoria
12:00 pm
Join BHS at the Castle in Fort Totten for this walk-in workshop. Families are invited to craft delightful decorations celebrating the winter season. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served, and Santa will be making an appearance! Cost: $5 per child/$15 maximum per family. RSVP on our Website at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/holiday-cookies-crafts-2.
Bayside Historical Society
2:00 pm
Show some love for Global Arts for Global Kids, education programs at Flushing Town Hall! Join us for a benefit showcase and concert featuring our fabulous FTH teaching artists and our amazing school partners for an afternoon of singing, dancing, theater, art, and more. Proceeds benefit FTH school programming. SAT | DEC 14 | 2
Flushing Town Hall
Dec 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
The Breezy Point Historical Society was formed in 2015 following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. As a result of flooding and fire, most residents lost all their photographs and other precious memorabilia of their early years in the Rockaways. They were determined to preserve for future generations what was left of our past. The group
Kingsland Homestead
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
It might be cold outside, but we promise you, Summer’s really not that far away! To help get you excited – and informed – about Summer 2020, we’re hosting Day Camp 101 sessions at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens on Sunday, December 8th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 28 @ 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Holiday Open House Thurs, Fri & Sat, December 26, 27 & 28, 2019 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Warm up by the fireplaces of the decorated 18th century Adriance Farmhouse at this celebrated annual event. Take a tour of this historic landmark and enjoy holiday-inspired kids crafts and mulled cider throughout the afternoon!
Queens County Farm Museum
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Mark Weiss’ bilingual anthology, The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry, was published by the University of California Press at the end of 2009. Art dealer, former film maker (a film of his is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art), psychotherapist and social worker, occasional teacher of writing, literature, film making, history and
Espresso 77
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Loves You (Persea Books), Delivered (Persea Books), and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The New Republic and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary
Espresso 77
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sokunthary Svay is a Khmer writer from the Bronx. She is poetry editor for Newtown Literary, the only literary journal for the borough of Queens, and a founding member of the Cambodian American Literary Arts Association (CALAA). She has received fellowships from American Opera Projects, Poets House, Willow Books, and CUNY. Her first collection of
Espresso 77
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Antoinette Brim, author of These Women You Gave Me (Indolent Books), Icarus in Love (The Main Street Rag), and Psalm of the Sunflower (Aquarius Press/Willow Books), is a Cave Canem Foundation fellow, a recipient of the Walker Foundation Scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poetry, memoir,
Espresso 77
6:30 pm
Ralph Nazarethis a poet, teacher and publisher. Born and raised in Mangalore, with a brief spell in Bombay, Nazareth got his Ph.D. in English Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1974. After forty years of teaching at SUNY Stony Brook & Purchase, UT Austin & Nassau Community College, he
Espresso 77
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
BEYOND THE ABUSE, INC. PRESENTS Queens Book Fair – Summer 2020 Date: July 11, 2020 Time : 2pm – 6pm Location: The Harvest Room 90-40 160th St, Jamaica, NY 11432 Entrance: FREE Come Meet With Diverse Authors and Poets and many Artists. Come To Mingle and Have Fun. Free Entertainment, Live Music, Face Painting, Raffle,
The Harvest Room