8:00 pm
Take Root Presents Grant Jacoby & Dancers and Liz Charky Grant Jacoby’s “wish you were here.” is a post-modern dream ballet that meditates on fragmented memory, sudden loss, and Trisha Brown’s Newark. On an interpersonal level, the dance intends to explore what is gained and lost as we move further away from past events that
Green Space
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Do you want to learn how to make an Ecuadorian Straw Hat? Here’s your chance! Three Ecuadorian artisans will share their ancestral knowledge and get you started at making your own hat. The weaving technique used to create the iconic straw hat (erroneously) known as the Panama Hat is one of Ecuador’s greatest cultural treasures.
Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center
7:00 pm
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase featuring: 7Midnights Physical Research beat piece Caeruleus Dance Collective Gio Kusanagi Project The Chamberlin Collective Vanessa Nandram FERTILE GROUND has supported the emerging and established artists’ community for 12 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features five dance makers each evening and includes
Green Space
Jun 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants. Free with Garden Admission
Queens Botanical Garden
6:00 pm
Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in this theatrical performance of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Presented by the Plaza Theatrical.
Forrest Park
Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
It is Ms. Joanne M. Cherisma’s Book Signing and Launch Party at Keiko Studios. In I Never Thought I Would Be A Statistic, the author shares her testimony of how she overcame an abusive relationship. She would also like to use the occasion to bring more awareness on the subject. They are hoping to have some
Keiko Studio
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Join the Queensboro Dance Festival, an annual 6-month tour of performances and community dance activities featuring dance companies all from Queens.
Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Donovan Richards and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save
Springfield Park
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Eric Ulrich and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring
Tudor Park
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Karen Koslowitz, and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Illumination, who brought audiences Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, continues the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center
7:00 pm
Making their SummerStage debut, the Queens-based Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance and live music. Since forming in 2003, they have successfully toured the United States, Asia and the Middle East. In New York City, they have appeared at venues such as
Queensbridge Park
12:00 am
Come catch a performance of the 2018 Queensboro Dance Festival, which is touring 26 diverse Queens-based dance companies throughout Queens’ beautiful parks, plazas, theaters, libraries, and streets this May through October! See a different line-up of companies at each venue! Enjoy a summer day at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, highlighted with QDF Performances and activities!
Unisphere, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Antonio Reynoso and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot.
Grover Cleveland Playground
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict.
The Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
8:15 pm
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Saint Albans Park
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Costa Constantinides and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Princess Merida uses her bravery and archery skills to battle a curse and restore peace to the Scottish Highlands after she makes a wish that puts her entire kingdom in jeopardy. Know Before
Paul Raimonda Playground
Jul 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks, Council Member Costa Constantinides and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A fantastic modern day suburban fairy tale. Edward’s unconventional charm is soon discovered as he styles hair, gardens and grooms dogs with the shears of metal where his fingers should have been. Know
Athens Square
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
7:30 pm
Enjoy this outdoor film screening at Alley Pond Park with your friends and family! Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Kids’ Activities: 7:30 p.m. Film: 8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Council
Alley Pond Park
1:00 pm
Join in a workshop on Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution, lead by author, assistant advocacy director of the ACLU of New York and Autostraddle Staff Writer, KaeLyn Rich. An empowering and accessible resource for teen girls and young women looking for smart, actionable advice and guidance, Girls Resist! is
The Astoria Bookshop
Oct 10 2018 – Jan 10 2019 all-day
12:00 am
New 2018 Artist Co-Op exhibition at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning opens next Thursday. JCAL’s Artist Co-Op is an annual exhibition featuring emerging and mid-career artists from around the borough of Queens and NYC. The goal of the exhibition seeks to reflect the diversity, talent, and quality of work in the Visual Arts of Queens.
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)