2:00 pm
An afternoon of live music, dance and culture. Translated to English from Kichwa as Our Roots, Ñukanchik Sapi is the children’s dance program of the Ecuadorian American Cultural Center. The group of boys and girls, ages 5-12, is proud to bring to you an afternoon of traditional Ecuadorian music and dance. Explore a variety of
Queens Museum
12:00 am
Schools will be closed for Eid-al-Fitr so join us for some art making! During this creative session, students will explore a variety of art-making techniques and materials, including drawing, painting, printing, and sculpture. Students will also learn about new artists. Drop off, Ages 4-10
Plaxall Gallery
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 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Schools will be closed for Eid-al-Fitr so join us for some art making! During this creative session, students will explore a variety of art-making techniques and materials, including drawing, painting, printing, and sculpture. Students will also learn about new artists.
Plaxall Gallery
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
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 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 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
You’re invited to the ultimate family friendly party! With waterfront dance floors and sunset skyline views, this party is the best way to end the weekend. Bring out the whole fam, grab some snacks and drinks from Coffeed, and choose between 3 channels of music! Enjoy the summer while it lasts! Your 3 Live DJs
LIC Landing
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for a FREE Silent Disco Dance Party at Highland Park, sponsored by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal and the Forest Park Trust, Inc. This family friendly party has music for everyone to enjoy! Our 3 channels will be playing your favorite songs, from Top 40, to throwbacks, to Motown and funk! See you
Highland Park
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. Just take a look at their Brunch Menu. Make this your
Katch Astoria
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Join us for a day of FREE family fun! Bounce Houses • Games Photo Booth • Face Painting Learn about our PreK 3 – Grade 8 Academic Programs & more! Food & beverages available for purchase Join us for this day of family summer fun! Sunday, June 23, 2019 10 AM – 3 PM In
Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy
Jun 23 @ 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
10:30 am
Let’s celebrate the pollinators that dwell in Meadow lake’s gardens by participating in citizen science and stewardship! Join the Environmental Stewardship Team at FMCP as we record observations of pollinators on iNaturalist while planting native plants to attract even more of these amazing critters. We will be planting at the Meadow Lake Bird Blind, on
Meadow Lake Bird Blind
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for a FREE Silent Disco Dance Party at Forest Park, sponsored by Council Member Karen Koslowitz and the Forest Park Trust, Inc. This family friendly party has music for everyone to enjoy! Our 3 channels will be playing your favorite songs, from Top 40, to throwbacks, to Motown and funk! See you there!
Sobelsohn Playground at Forest Park
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
7:30 pm
Central Astoria Local Development Coalition is proud to bring you our “35th Anniversary 2019 Independence Celebration!” Everyone is invited to this highly-anticipated event which will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular fireworks display. We look forward to seeing you there!
Astoria Park Great Lawn
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
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
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Looking for fun activities for the kids this summer? Stop by Queens Place in Elmhurst, where every Tuesday in July, starting July 9th, kids can create + play for FREE. Summer fun below: Tuesday, July 9, 2-3:30 p.m. Explore the Sky with New York Hall of Science. Kids learn about the sky and then create
Queens Place
12:00 am
Central Astoria LDC is proud to kick off the 2019 Waterfront Concert Series, on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the Astoria Park Great Lawn. We are bringing you back to the Swing days of Yesteryear with a sure to get you moving performance by “The Swing Time Big Band!” This free concert
Astoria Park Great Lawn
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
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
3:30 pm
Fourth generation master puppeteers from Taiwan return to Flushing Town Hall! Known for mesmerizing, traditional hand puppet shows based on Peking Opera, the I Wan Jan troupe will bring Cave of Fire and Cloud, a classic episode from the renowned epic Journey to the West. The story will be revealed through action rather than words
Flushing Town Hall
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
You’re invited to the ultimate family friendly party! With waterfront dance floors and sunset skyline views, this party is the best way to end the weekend. Bring out the whole fam, grab some snacks and drinks from Coffeed, and choose between 3 channels of music! Enjoy the summer while it lasts! Your 3 Live DJs
LIC Landing
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join Hunters Point Parks Conservancy for our 6th year of CinemaLIC in the park. This program is sponsored by Nestseekers International, with additional support from NYC Ferry. Movies begin at sundown. July 18th screening will be of the classic film “Dirty Dancing,” a film in which an innocent teen crushes on a slick, handsome dance
LIC Landing