5:00 pm
Queens Symphony Brass Ensemble returns to Maple Grove with a selection of music commemorating the Spanish American War in 1898. One hour program followed by light refreshments. Free admission and free parking on cemetery grounds.
The Center at Maple Grove
May 18 @ 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
12:00 am
Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2019 Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm Start Location: Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354 End Location: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 136-76 41st Avenue, Flushing NY 11355 Queens is the most diverse county in the United States with nearly half of its 2.3 million residents being born abroad, making
Quaker Meeting House
3:00 pm
Join published translators and writers Mark Weiss and Marianela Medranowas in discussing Latin American literary in connection to the themes of Home, Migration, and Race. Mark Weiss has published ten poetry titles, most recently As Luck Would Have It (Shearsman Books, 2015). He edited, with Harry Polkinhorn, Across the Line / Al otro lado: The
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Come and listen to two Queens writers read from their latest works. Limited seating; RSVP requested.
Kew and Willow Book Shop
May 21 @ 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
May 23 @ 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… Mara Wiles – High Plain Comedy Festival Michael Nguyen – Asian Not Asian Podcast Conor
The Creek and The Cave
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Friday, May 24th at 6:30pm as we welcome author Kate Esme Ünver and book photographer, John Saponara, who will be discussing the new release of their new book, The Book of Mini: Inside the Big World of Tiny Things. A small reception will follow the discussion. Embrace the not-so-small world
Book Culture LIC
May 25 @ 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
3:00 pm
This 2016 documentary tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York, the only company criminally indicted in the wake of the United States’ 2008 mortgage crisis. The 2019 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York
Lewis Latimer House Museum
May 28 @ 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
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Come to our Astoria Career Fair at Saint Margaret Mary’s (9-18 27th Avenue) where we have job opportunities in security, culinary service training, law enforcement, airport careers, home care, health care and many more in companies such as NYC Department of Corrections, White Glove Home Care, Watchguard 24/7, Council of Airport Opportunities and the MTA.
Saint Maraget Mary Church
2:30 pm
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. Our last class of the season will be led by David Burr Gerrard on
Queens Library at Broadway
Jun 1 @ 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
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 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
An Official World Pride Event. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Go to www.queenspride.org to register for the parade march. Parade: 37th Avenue from 89th Street to 75th Street. Kick-off at 12 noon. Reviewing stand at 37th Avenue between 79th and 80th Streets. Festival: 75th Street and 37th Road. Queens Pride and Club Evolution stages provide entertainment throughout
Along 37th Avenue
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
Jun 4 @ 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
Jun 4 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
TYRANNOSAURUS is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Veronica Rioseco, Jamie Wolf, and Leland Long. Every week we bring you some of the best comics in New York as well as comics from all over the world just passing through. Every week we stylize and diversify the lineup so that every show has a
RaR Bar
Jun 5 – Jun 9 all-day
12:00 am
Central Astoria Local Development Coalition proudly presents The 2019 Astoria Park Carnival from June 5th to June 9th in the Astoria Park Parking Lot. There will be plenty of fun!
Astoria Park Parking Lot
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Amy Youngs’ work harnesses technology as a medium to connect humans empathetically with the biodiversity, symbioses, and unseen worlds in our natural environment. Her latest project, Becoming Biodiversity, is a guided app tour of the Pat Dolan Trail. It consists of mixed-reality animations and narration that invite the viewer to re-enact stories from the perspectives
Pat Dolan Trail (Mauro Playground entrance)
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Tinker Festival in our garden to kick-off the summer season! We will offer artist-lead pulp paper making and 3D paper art activities. All ages welcome! Free to the public, RSVP required. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Jun 8 @ 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
3:00 pm
The QCA’s Artist Peer Circle presents Eclectic Dreams: Homegrown Poetry and Prose cultivated in New York’s most vibrant and diverse borough. Readers: René Georg Vasicek, the son of Czech defectors, was born in Austria in 1969. He grew up in the pine barrens of eastern Long Island and has lived in New York City since
Lewis Latimer House Museum
3:00 pm
The QCA’s Artist Peer Circle presents Eclectic Dreams: Homegrown Poetry and Prose cultivated in New York’s most vibrant and diverse borough. Readers: René Georg Vasicek, the son of Czech defectors, was born in Austria in 1969. He grew up in the pine barrens of eastern Long Island and has lived in New York City since
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Jun 11 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 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
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
This Father’s Day, spend some quality time with your families while planting at the Pat Dolan Trail! Join the Environmental Stewardship Team at Flushing Meadows Corona Park as we plant native species, enhancing the beauty and biodiversity of the Willow Lake Preserve for the benefit of park-goers and animal residents alike. Please register here: https://allianceforfmcp.org/stewardship
Pat Dolan Trail (Mauro Playground Entrance)
Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
3:00 pm
This smart animation introduces African American inventor Garrett Morgan who, same as Latimer, was born to former slaves. It highlights significant achievements by African Americans and discusses where ideas come from. This screening is organized in partnership with 5 Boros to Freedom. The 2019 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Jun 18 @ 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