Jan 12 all-day Flushing Town Hall
“Four Seasons” is a fusion of classical and traditional Chinese aesthetic genres (poetry, music, dance, opera and puppetry) with contemporary shadow theater technique. Conceived and created by the award-winning ensemble, Chinese Theatre Works, it is a vivid, living animation that transcends language and cultural barriers and celebrates the universal cycles of seasons and life passages.
Jan 12 all-day Alley Pond Recreational Center
Observe animals in action! Pet 3 different animals and try moving like them. Toddlers and caregivers enjoy some special time together as they socialize with other youngsters and learn about nature. Each class focuses on a different science theme and includes live animal guests, art projects, trail walks, and children’s literature. Limited to 8 participants
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Katch Astoria
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
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Long Island City Art Center
Queens Learns invites you to an open house featuring demonstrations, hands-on activities for children, workshops for adults, and talks to share our secrets for learning success. The event is free and open to the public. With presentations, workshops, and performances hosted by Sage Music, Queens Paideia School, LIC School of Ballet, Secret Theatre, Donna Levinstone
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
FTH Teaching/Visual Artist Tina Seligman will lead a drop-in Red Envelope Show workshop. Create your original artwork on a red envelope and hang it on our celebration clotheslines. Materials and red envelopes provided. Maximum 2 per participant.
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Bayside Historical Society will hold its 18th Annual Winter Art Show at its home in the Castle in Fort Totten Park, January 13-27, 2019. The show will feature work produced by Queens-based artists, primarily from northeast Queens. Attendees can expect to find a variety of artistic styles and mediums, including representational painting, abstract painting, drawing,
Jan 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm The Creek and The Cave
NYC Talent Show is the world’s greatest open stage and a real New York City Tradition. It’s a decade old art performance show started at Bowery Poetry Club by Diane O’Debra and Victor Varnado where anyone can walk on stage whether they are a first time performer or a seasoned veteran and get treated like
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Draw from a live nude model. Bring your sketch pad with your favorite drawing medium. Each artist will have the opportunity to hone their skills with a series of quick and long poses while listening to music in a relaxing non-judgmental environment. Refreshments and snacks are available to get your creative juices flowing.
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am George T. Douris Tower
Be sure and include healthy lifestyle changes in your 2019 New Year’s resolutions. Start an exercise program, improve your health, and reach harmony of mind, body, and spirit in the New Year through this gentle practice of Yoga. Yoga is an ideal exercise for people of all ages. Work at your own pace and leave
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm The Astoria Bookshop
Join us on Tuesday Jan 15th for a panel on Tess Koman’s The Best Damn Answers to Life’s Hardest Questions. Going through the day-to-day motions of adulthood can feel like a never-ending ride full of bumps, twists, and turns. Having a social life can be a chore, brunch is A Whole Thing, and more often
Jan 15 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm RaR Bar
What is Tyrannosaurus you ask? It is the oldest still running standup comedy show in all of Astoria Queens. It was first started at R’A’R bar in 2008 and the responsibility of hosting it has been passed down from comedian since then. In October of 2018 the current goofballs that host this weekly show took
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Oliver's Astoria
Put #Netflix on pause, grab your talent and come get your 15 minutes of fame. Join in another N.E.X.T. #humpdayopenmic on Wednesday, January 16th. Sign-up is at 7:30 pm; show starts around 8-ish. This event is hosted by James Avatar. There will be Blue Point Takeover – Free pint for the performers. Grew a brew
Jan 17 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 18 @ 1:00 am Icon Bar
It’s Thirsty Thursday ya’ll! Come celebrate at our brand new party at Icon Bar in Astoria. We’ll be spinning three channels of your favorite hits, from Whitney to Britney! So grab your friends and get ready for a night you won’t remember. Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40/Hip
Jan 18 all-day Alley Pond Environmental Center
Recommended for Adults. QBG expert will led this workshop which will focus on caring for your plants and soil appropriately. The workshop will cover soil testing, cover crops, compost application, and planning tips to help you get your garden rolling as soon as the weather warms up. Bring your own lunch. Participants will receive a compost
Jan 18 – Jan 21 all-day Between Sutphin Blvd & 168th St.
Shop in the #DowntownJamaica district this weekend during Sidewalk Sales Days. The Jamaica Center BID Sidewalk Sales Days Program is a weekend of deals and fabulous finds on Jamaica Avenue! These are the only dates and times businesses are permitted to display merchandise outside, including hanging items from awnings and/or canopies. Location: Jamaica Avenue Between Sutphin
Jan 18 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 19 @ 3:00 am Katch Astoria
On January 18th this party train pulls into Katch Astoria. Katch has everything you need for a funtastic Friday night: food, drinks, and lots of room to dance. Grab a bit and shake a leg or just shake both legs; the choice is yours. Katch also has a plethora of tap options and a host
Jan 19 all-day Alley Pond Environmental Center
Ages 8-11. The world is wacky, but it’s beautiful too! Join us as we explore the question “What does it mean to be alive?” through hands on science and art. Each session participants will conduct experiments with live animals or plants. Students will have special access to the APEC greenhouse, live animals, and our patch of
Jan 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Voelker Orth Museum
Not all birds head south for the winter and our backyard birds can use a bit of TLC. Come and make a simple bird feeder to hang outdoors. Learn about resources for urban birds and birding in our community. Each year in mid-February the Audubon Society and Cornell University conduct a Great Backyard Bird Count,
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Church-in-the-Gardens
Join Musica Reginae for an exploration of 21st century Romanticism with lyrical, soaring melodies, technical virtuosity and beautiful sonorities. The program includes rarely heard, romantically-inspired compositions, such as Darius Milhaud’s Quatres Visages (Four Faces) for Viola and Piano, Rebecca Clarke’s Sonata for Viola and Piano and the world premiere performance of Gilbert Galindo’s Sonata for
Jan 20 all-day Colden Auditorium In Queens College
For the past 11 years, activists, artists, and civic leaders have come together at Kupferberg Center for the Arts to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s life and vision. On January 20, 2019, join us for this celebration with Dance Theatre of Harlem, a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim.
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm RIOULT Dance Center
Join us at the RIOULT Dance Center for our Open House! Free classes offered all day long for children and adults. There will be pop up shops, performances, activities and more!
Jan 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm The Creek and The Cave
NYC Talent Show is the world’s greatest open stage and a real New York City Tradition. It’s a decade old art performance show started at Bowery Poetry Club by Diane O’Debra and Victor Varnado where anyone can walk on stage whether they are a first time performer or a seasoned veteran and get treated like
Jan 22 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm RaR Bar
TYRANNOSAURUS is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Randall Otis, 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
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm The Astoria Bookshop
Join us on Thursday, January 24th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Lyndsay Faye’s newest novel, The Paragon Hotel. In Lyndsay Faye’s intricate new book, a gutsy gun moll flees Prohibition-era Harlem for Oregon’s elegant Paragon Hotel, where the exclusively black residents and a chilling missing child crisis unlock new worlds she couldn’t have
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Katch Astoria
Quiet Events is mixing things up with a fun new twist on trivia. Join us at Katch, Astoria’s premiere gastropub for tasty food, drinks and a night with old and new friends! Plus a chance to win some great prizes! Don’t worry if you’ve never done trivia before. The questions are going to be easy
Jan 24 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm The Creek and The Cave
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… Andrea Allan (NY Comedy Festival) Sagar Bhatt (McSweeney’s) Andrew Schiavone (SiriusXM) Josh Brosnan (McSweeney’s) Free
Jan 25 all-day Flushing Town Hall
Global ambassadors for Indian percussion, contemporary classical tabla ensemble Talavya is a leading example of tradition and modernity coming together seamlessly. Created by Indian rhythm maestro Pandit Divyang Vakil, the Indian tabla comes to the center stage. The ensemble revels in the tablas’ hidden potency as a rhythmic and melodic instrument capable of expressing just
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm The Creek and The Cave
Creek Cave Live (CCL) brings you an amazing showcase full of Creek favorites, comics just passing through and some of the best stand up comics living in NYC. Friday Jan. 25th offers a double feature of top-notch comedy in LIC. 8PM SHOW: Aminah Imani (Wine Before Nine Podcast) Sydnee Washington (MTV) Claire Parker (Vulture) Leah
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Green Space
TAKE ROOT, now in its 10th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth by providing our venue, Green Space, along with full technical and marketing support to present their work to the NYC
Jan 25 @ 11:55 pm The Creek and the Cave
Every month comedian Dan King brings together the funniest standups in New York for an evening of laughs and learning. Dan styles himself as an old-school huckster and tries to pitch the audience on all sorts of moneymaking schemes and bunk supplements. There’s no better place to go for quality comedy at just the right