Apr 1 – Nov 30 all-day
The nation’s largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Open weather permitting.
Jun 5 – Nov 24 all-day
Enjoy farm-fresh produce grown right here at Queens Farm from spring thru fall. Over 80 varieties of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs are featured throughout the season. Members always get 10% off and EBT & SNAP benefits are gladly accepted. We love when you BYOB (bring your own bags)! Wednesday–Sunday through November 3, 2019 Wed,
Jul 13 – Nov 3 all-day
This photo exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women). The exhibition includes photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space,
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm
Are you interested in registering a group of students for after-school programming in the fall? Look no further! Bike New York offers free after school programs to schools and community organizations to teach youth safe bike riding and bike handling skills. We provide the bikes, you bring the kids! The fall session goes from September
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm
Sat & Sun, September 28–October 26; Mon, October 14, 2019 11:00 am–4:30 pm Enjoy getting lost in NYC’s only corn maze! The adventure begins with a stalk talk to prepare you for the 3-acre challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles and making your way out of this interactive maze. Feel up to the challenge? A
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm
Inspired by the high-horizon, miniature style paintings cultivated in Southeast Asia between 15th – 18th centuries, this exhibition of illustrations and writing by Symin Adive explores the hierarchies of family, class, race, gender, belief, and sexuality through grounded contemporary scenes in the life of a young immigrant as they grow to understand their “place” in
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm
Sat & Sun, October 5–26; Mon, October 14, 2019 11:00 am–4:30 pm October is pumpkin month at the farm! Enjoy the crisp fall air as you wander through the patch to find the perfect pumpkin. Walk the farm grounds and soak in a little bit of New York history. Queens Farm is the longest continually
Oct 11 – Nov 2 all-day
Must They Also Be Gods is a group show that features the work of over 15 emerging and mid-career Black artists that highlights the creative process of African diasporic peoples in connection with an insistent and inherent focus on beauty and spirituality. Through a diverse range of mediums, participating artists use their process as a
Oct 12 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
Sat, October 12 & 19, 2019 4:30 pm–9:00 pm Navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night! Bring your flashlight and enjoy the fun. Don’t miss this exclusive event. Group Rates available for 10 or more people. Reservations required for groups of 50 or more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718.347.3276 to inquire.
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day
Lewis Latimer House will be offering guided tours all weekend for our participation in Open House New York Weekend. Join us on Saturday 10/19 for a special collaboration with SEQAA (Southeast Queens Artist Alliance). We will be making zines in the garden. About Open House New York Weekend Each October, Open House New York Weekend
Oct 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join us at the Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove for another Conversation from Humanities NY. Read a short article or poem about immigration from Humanities NY and discuss the article. Light refreshments provided. Free parking on Cemetery Grounds. Sponsored by Friends of Maple Grove.
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Families, friends, and garden enthusiasts are invited to join Bayside Historical Society in a Fall Daffodil planting at the Castle in Fort Totten Park. We will plant bulbs provided by the New Yorkers for Parks and NYC Parks as part of the Daffodil Project which began in 2001. The daffodil bulbs will bloom in the
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park, the Long Island City / Astoria waterfront park dedicated to supporting artists in the production and presentation of public art, gets Flux’d! Flux Factory, takes over the Park for an adventurous afternoon of performance, engagement, and installation activating The 2019 Socrates Annual exhibition. Come experience Flux’s core themes in action — collaboration,
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for a free concert with a selection of twenty arias from works such as the Marriage of Figaro, the Magic Flute, Tosca, to name a few. Other arias from Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Rossini, Handel and the Overture to the Barber of Seville. We have 17 amazing performers and singers who have traveled far
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
Aug Stone & Brian Barganier bring ‘The Vagabond Chronicles’ book tour to Q.E.D. They’ll be read from their books, sign copies & have a Q&A. Aug Stone & Brian Barganier are bringing ‘The Vagabond Chronicles’ book tour to Q.E.D. on Saturday October 19th at 5PM. They’ll be reading from their books, taking questions, and signing
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us after our free concert at 4 PM for an opening reception featuring paintings by Kew Gardens Artist Eric Scott Horn at 6 PM a the Center at Maple Grove. Free Parking on cemetery grounds – enter the gate at 129th St. & Kew Gardens Rd. (other gates will be closed at 5 PM).
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm
Directed by Winard Harper, with special guest NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens. Jazz masters, greats, and emerging artists will take to the stage for a hard-swinging concert celebrating NEA Jazz Master Dr. Billy Taylor and his living legacy, Jazzmobile – as it celebrates 55 years of presenting, preserving, promoting and propagating America’s classical music, jazz.
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
This tour ventures into Flushing, Queens, home to some of the oldest, best-preserved, and most historically significant buildings in the United States. This tour will examine the fascinating history of the neighborhood, as well as its abundant ghoulish and ghostly stories. This two-hour walk will take you to the places where the bodies are buried,
Oct 20 all-day
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
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am
LIC Bulbfest returns to the waterfront on October 20th! For the 5th year in a row we will be planting bulbs throughout both Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunters Point South Park. We have already planted over 22,000 bulbs the previous four years and this year we have 8,000 more! We will meet at 11:00
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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!
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society is proud to be participating in the Open House New York weekend, a five-borough-wide event that celebrates architecture and design. Since 1984, BHS has been located at the Castle in Fort Totten Park. Built in 1887, the building was originally used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as their Officers’ Mess
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm
An iconic singer-songwriter gets a brand-new sound in CAROLE’S KINGS, the world’s first all-male Carole King tribute. With lush orchestrations, witty banter, and a cast of three incredibly talented New York stage veterans, CAROLE’S KINGS is a dynamic act jam-packed with chart-topping sensations such as The Locomotion, I Feel the Earth Move, You’ve Got A
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Monday, October 21st at 6:30pm as we welcome Ross Kenneth Urken for the launch of his memoir, Another Mother. This event is sponsored by Ten to One Rum. After his cherished childhood nanny dies, a Jewish young man entering adulthood realizes there’s so much he has yet to learn about
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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.
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Commonpoint Queens Adult Workforce Department presents a workshop on How to Survive the Difficult Interview. This workshop will be presented by Joshua E. Bienstock Esq., Labor Law Attorney and Assistant Professor of Law, NYIT. Learn more about what employers look for during interviews, how employers decide if you’re qualified, hiring process and selection criteria,
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us as Michael Krasner, professor of political science at Queens College, returns by popular demand to present Can Democracy Survive? – a five-week civics series that focuses on the threats to our current democracy and what we can do to defend it. He will cover the benefits and vulnerabilities of democracies in the modern