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
12:00 am
Saturday December 14, 2019 at 4pm, the Choka Lyme Team is organizing the 10th Annual Toy Drive in the community. This year it will be at Club Jouvay 147-02 Liberty Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435. Admission is free and we encourage you to bring your entire family to this worthwhile event. The toys that are collected
Jouvay Night Club
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
1:00 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Public Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, December 14th
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
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
4:00 pm
The Sacred Music Society of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church (Forest Hills, NY) presents its ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT on Sunday, December 15 at 4:00 pm. The Sacred Music Society joins with the Oratorio Society of Queens to perform this concert under the artistic direction of Maestro David Close, Music Director of Our Lady Queen
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church
Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
UUCQ’s Candlelight Service will be held on Sunday, December 22nd at 4:00pm. This is a celebration of December holidays across the religious and cultural spectrum. The service is filled with music of the season performed by the UUCQ Choir with Music Director Jed Levine, as well as songs sung by the entire audience. The last
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of 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
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
On Friday, December 27, Keiko Studios will be hosting the long-awaited Keiko’s Café! Joining us for the night will be our amazing hostess, Cinnamon Brown, accompanied by our featured musician and renowned saxophonist Cleave Guyton! This event invites musicians, vocalists, and more to perform at Keiko Studios from 7PM – 10PM in celebration of the
Keiko Studios
5:00 pm
Commonpoint Queens and Congregation L’Dor V’Dor – Oakland Little Neck Jewish Center welcome families to attend a Chanukah celebration. Bring light to the dark and build friendships as we light the Chanukah Menorah, share a light meal, play games, and sing songs. RSVP by December 14 to Leora Ellison at 718-224-0566 ext. 327. Please bring
Congregation L'Dor V'Dor
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