4:00 pm
Morgan Guerin is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, and engineer. He has performed with such notables as Terri Lyne Carrington, Ellis Marsalis, Tyshawn Sorey, Esperanza Spalding, Jimmy Cobb, Nicholas Payton, Christian Scott, Stefon Harris, Allen Toussaint, Freddy Cole, Russell Gunn, Amina Figarova, Wallace Roney, and Buster Williams. The Huffington Post named Morgan’s first album, “The Saga”
King Manor Museum
5:00 pm
Born in 1982 in Berkeley, CA, Finlayson began playing the trumpet at the age of ten in the Oakland public school system. Finlayson is a disciple of the saxophonist/composer/conceptualist Steve Coleman, having joined his band Five Elements in 2000 at the age of 18. He is widely admired for his ability to tackle cutting-edge musical
Jamaica Arts Center theater
7:00 pm
Main stage concert features legendary Milford Graves, born and raised in Southeast Queens. Graves is an American jazz drummer and percussionist, most noteworthy for his early avant-garde contributions in the 1960s with Paul Bley and the New York Art Quartet alongside John Tchicai, Roswell Rudd, and Reggie Workman. He is considered to be a free
Jamaica Performing Arts Center front lawn
10:00 am
A guided walking tour will be available for participants to learn about all the great jazz history from the “home of jazz”. The 1.5 hour van tour will lay it all out for you—from the Great Migration out of the South after World War I and the spread of jazz from New Orleans; to how
Pick up and drop off @ Jamaica Arts Center
2:00 pm
Tomoko Omura is among today’s leading voices in jazz violin. “Roots”, her debut album for Inner Circle Music, is a compelling tribute to her native Japan, featuring original arrangements of ten classic Japanese folk and popular songs. Downbeat magazine calls Tomoko “a leader with a fine future”, awarding “Roots” 4 and a half stars.
Jamaica Arts Center gallery
3:00 pm
Chris Morrissey is a songwriter, a bassist, a singer. As a bassist, he has toured five continents with the Jim Campilongo Trio, Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, Beat Music, Dave King Trucking Company, Margaret Glaspy, Boy George, Ben Kweller, Andrew Bird, Dosh, Mason Jennings, Gretchen Parlato, Trixie Whitley, Rosanne Cash, Matisyahu, Gabriel Kahane, Amy Helm, Tony
Jamaica Arts Center theater
4:00 pm
A native New Havener, Jarawa has more than 30 years of successful experience as a Percussionist, songwriter, band leader and performing artist. He performs Natural Centric Drumming and the music of the African Diaspora. Jarawa has been is a featured artist on recordings by jazz greats Oliver Lake, Pheeroan Aklaff, Yosuke Yamashita, and The Visions
Jamaica Arts Center gallery
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
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm
Roopa Mahadevan is known for her powerful and emotive voice. At home in many eras and styles, Roopa Mahadevan is versatile among Carnatic (South Indian classical) performers, bringing the art form and her explorations in genre, text, and theater to audiences in the U.S. India, and South Asian diaspora.
Jamaica Arts Center gallery
7:00 pm
American drum-set doyen and teaching artist Pheeroan akLaff reflects music centered in powerful ritual and imagination. He has performed at international festivals, and mulit-disciplined art venues for more than thirty years. He is an avid workshop leader and contributor to a milieu of mid-1970’s Avant Garde pioneers. Numerous recordings display his work bolstering a wide
Jamaica Arts Center theater
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
12:00 pm
Stuff you belly with spicy jerk specialties while listening to live performances featuring the best reggae and soca jams. Prepare for your senses to be overwhelmed by more than 30 food vendors, a kids’ zone, chef demonstrations and tasting aplenty.
Roy Wilkins Park
12:00 am
New York City’s largest and most dynamic Powwow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions. Over forty Indian Nations will be represented at this spectacular event. Performances include Hoop Dancers and Sunset Lighting of the Bonfire. A large selection of authentic Native American art, crafts, jewelry and food will be available for
Queens County Farm Museum
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
11:00 am
The Jamaica Arts & Music Summer (JAMS) Festival is a two day celebration that highlights the multicultural fabric of the borough of queens and provides a vehicle for tourism and economic development for downtown Jamaica and the surrounding areas. The main event is a day of multi-cultural & education family fun, Shopping, community resources &
jamaica avenue from parsons blvd to 170th st.
12:00 pm
The 2nd Annual Spirit of the Caribbean Celebration, presented in partnership with the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) and VP Records, will take place on Saturday, August 03, 2019, from 12:00 – 5:00pm on the front lawn of the Jamaica Performing Arts Center. The event brings together the beauty, unique style, sound and
Jamaica Performing Arts Center
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
1:00 pm
The bees are busy in the summer and honey harvest time arrives in August at the Voelker Orth Museum. The Honey Harvest Festival is a perfect time to get the buzz on honey bees! The afternoon is packed with bee-facts, fun and bee-inspired creative activities for all ages. The Voelker Orth Museum’s garden is home
Voelker Orth Museum
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
It’s time for the second annual Cunningham Park Farmers Market Corn Roast! Enjoy an ear of corn from our farmers, roasted over a charcoal fire by Pono “The Corn King” and served with all the fixings. This event is FREE as a thank you to the community for its support of the farmers market. Limited
Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
With Summer winding down, we’re incredibly excited to host our Fall Family Festival, on Sunday, September 8th! We will be hosting festivals at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, and at the Tanenbaum Family Pool in Little Neck from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm! Pre-register at https://www.commonpointqueens.org/event/fall-family-festival/ for a chance to
Tanenbaum Family Pool & Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
3:00 pm
HPPC and McManus Irish Dance studio are hosting the second annual Queens Irish Heritage Night at LIC Landing! Irish music, dance, song, sport, bagpipes and more—all along the beautiful East River waterfront in LIC, Queens— with a midtown Manhattan backdrop! This event is FREE to attend and family friendly! Food and drink will be available
LIC Landing
12:00 am
Open to the Public! Sunnyside Gardens Park is again hosting its annual Oktoberfest on Saturday October 5 from 12:00-5:00pm. Join us as we transform the picnic grove into an authentic Biergarten serving craft beer, cider and classic German-style foods, accompanied by live music and entertainment throughout the day! Our Arts and Crafts Fair will feature
Sunnyside Gardens Park
12:00 am
Join us on Sunday, October 20th for our 4th Annual “Batty Over Halloween” Celebration! Grab a costume and join us on the Astoria Park Great Lawn on Sunday, October 20th, from 12:30 – 2:30 PM. There will be Face Painting, Stilt Walking Balloon Artists, Children’s Dance Performances, Halloween Photo Rooms, Halloween Crafts, Children’s performances and
Astoria Park Great Lawn
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Join us &celebrate the season with St. Mary’s Kids! Festivities will include family friendly activities, food, music, raffles, fall crafts, local vendors and much more! Proceeds from the event will benefit St. Mary’s Kids!
St. Mary's Hospital for Children
12:00 am
Come join us on Sat 10/26 for our Fall Health Festival! We will have food and fun activities, flu shots could be offered when register ahead! Please contact us for more information.
YWCA of Queens
2:00 pm
Join us for a safe and fun family event inside the cemetery gate at Lefferts Blvd. & Kew Gardens Rd. Wear your favorite costume and come to get your treats from vehicles decorated for the occasion. Pedestrians can enter the gate at Lefferts Blvd. & drivers can park on cemetery grounds through the Queens Blvd.
Maple Grove Cemetery
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Bring the kids to the Cunningham Park Farmers Market for pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating with our vendors and a costume parade. All FREE! Co-hosted by My Gym Fresh Meadows and Renew City Church The Cunningham Park Farmers Market is open from 9am-2pm on Sundays until Thanksgiving in the parking lot off Union Turnpike near the tennis
Cunningham Park Farmers Market
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
11:00 am
Dress in your favorite costume and come on down to the farm! Two-step to live country western music, take a hayride, visit our Haunted Farmhouse and enjoy pony rides and a seasonal petting zoo. Find your way out of The Amazing Maize Maze, check out the Con Edison Ecology booth for recycling tips and get
Queens County Farm Museum
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
11:00 am
Dress in your favorite costume and come on down to the farm! Two-step to live country western music, take a hayride, visit our Haunted Farmhouse and enjoy pony rides and a seasonal petting zoo. Find your way out of The Amazing Maize Maze, check out the Con Edison Ecology booth for recycling tips and get
Queens County Farm Museum
1:00 pm
Celebrate Diwali with this all-ages festival and dance party, featuring Kathak classical dancer Abha Roy and Basement Bhangra’s DJ Rekha! Learn Bollywood, bhangra, and Kathak dance moves, then hit the dance floor! Special performances by Srijan Dance Company, cooking workshops by Queens Curry Kitchen, henna painting, Indian handicrafts and Indian foods for sale and more.
Flushing Town Hall
Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
12:00 pm
Holiday Shopping for a cause! Join us for a fun filled day of holiday shopping with local vendors offering a variety of new items. 2nd Annual Holiday Fair sponsored by the Cougar Parent Club. Proceeds help support the Martin Luther School’s Extra-Curricular Activities. Free parking on-site available.
Martin Luther School
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
10:30 am
Come out to Steinway Street’s 1st ever Holiday Market on Sat., Nov. 30th and Sun., Dec. 1st., 10:30AM – 4:30PM at the Steinway Municipal Parking Lot #2 (on Steinway Street, between 31st Avenue and Broadway) SANTA CLAUS guest appearance, Sat., Nov. 30th from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Unique Merchandise Food Kids Activities Live Entertainment
Municipal Parking Lot #2
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
10:30 am
Come out to Steinway Street’s 1st ever Holiday Market on Sat., Nov. 30th and Sun., Dec. 1st., 10:30AM – 4:30PM at the Steinway Municipal Parking Lot #2 (on Steinway Street, between 31st Avenue and Broadway) SANTA CLAUS guest appearance, Sat., Nov. 30th from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Unique Merchandise Food Kids Activities Live Entertainment
Municipal Parking Lot #2