Apr 1 – Nov 30 all-day New York Hall of Science
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 Queens County Farm Museum
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,
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm Queens County Farm Museum
Sat & Sun, November 2 & 3, 2019 Sat & Sun, November 9 & 10, 2019 11:00 am–4:00 pm Wildlife Weekends are packed full of fun for the entire family including pony rides, hayrides, animal feeding, and the always entertaining (and sometimes slimy) Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show in addition to historic farmhouse tours. Admission
Nov 8 all-day Flushing Town Hall
It’s our first time presenting six NEA Jazz Masters (the nation’s highest honor for living jazz musicians) with Candido Camero (congas), Jimmy Heath (saxophone), Barry Harris (piano), Jimmy Owens (trumpet), Jimmy Cobb (drums), and Reggie Workman (bass). This concert is truly an once-in-a-lifetime experience, showcasing the love and friendship among artists who have devoted all
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
It’s our first time presenting six NEA Jazz Masters (the nation’s highest honor for living jazz musicians) with Candido Camero (congas), Jimmy Heath (saxophone), Barry Harris (piano), Jimmy Owens (trumpet), Jimmy Cobb (drums), and Reggie Workman (bass). This concert is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience, showcasing the love and friendship among artists who have devoted all
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Queens Library at Jackson Heights
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, November 9th 1:00
Nov 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Kunqu Society presents Traces in the Snow, a rare comic gem from the classical repertoire of Kunqu, which is the oldest continuously-performed genre of Chinese Opera: How does an impoverished couple reconcile and reaffirm their devotion to each other when the husband doubts his wife’s fidelity because of some suspicious footprints left in the snow
Nov 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Kunqu Society presents Traces in the Snow, a rare comic gem from the classical repertoire of Kunqu, which is the oldest continuously-performed genre of Chinese Opera: How does an impoverished couple reconcile and reaffirm their devotion to each other when the husband doubts his wife’s fidelity because of some suspicious footprints left in the snow
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Ride back in time with Bayside Historical Society’s classic car show! A variety of vintage and antique automobiles will be showcased on the lawn of the BHS Castle at Fort Totten. This is a free event. RSVP at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/bhs-vintage-car-show-2019
Nov 11 @ 1:30 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Rabbi Ariel Burger first met Wiesel at age fifteen; he became his student in his twenties and his teaching assistant in his thirties. In this profoundly thought-provoking book, Burger gives us a front-row seat to Wiesel’s remarkable exchanges in and out of the classroom, and chronicles the intimate conversations between these two men over the
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm L.I.C Tonsorial
“The Kong Show on TV!” Come see a live taping of a new comedy show filmed in Astoria / Long Island City, Queens, near Kaufman Astoria Studios Enjoy Kongsational performers: Stand Up Comedy Magic Irish Dave Cremin – magician seen at Dangerfield’s, America’s Got Talent, and the upcoming movie starring Kelly LeBrock “Charlie Boy” (2019)
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
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.
Nov 13 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Forest Park
Fun and Fitness for 55+ seniors in Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell! Relax, rejuvenate and recharge your body and spirit with this uplifting and calming exercise!  
Nov 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Bayside Senior Center
Come and explore energies! This is a weekly event presented by Dee Rao Walker to bring together senior citizens through exercise and dance!
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Queens Library at Forest Hills
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
Nov 14 – Dec 24 all-day Queens Center
Kids can explore the wonder of Santa in the digital age with HGTV’s Santa HQ at Queens Center! This holiday, check out the interactive Elf Academy at Santa HQ. You can try on the latest elf looks with Santa’s Magic Mirror, create your very own Elf-ID Card and scan yourself on the Naughty or Nice
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Join the new Commonpoint Queens Girls Who Code club! Program will be an introduction to HTML, CSS, & Javascript. High school students ages 16+ can learn basic computer programming skills and meet female tech professionals. No experience is necessary. Club meetings will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30PM at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens. There will
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Inspired by traditional Chinese ink painting and ceramic art, this work-in-progress duo dance piece by FTH Space Grantee Lijun Zhou is an attempt to challenge the grandiose presentation commonly seen in a typical Chinese classical dance mega-production, and return to the poetry of body movement. THUR | NOV 14 | 7 PM FREE (No RSVP
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Inspired by traditional Chinese ink painting and ceramic art, this work-in-progress duo dance piece by FTH Space Grantee Lijun Zhou is an attempt to challenge the grandiose presentation commonly seen in a typical Chinese classical dance mega-production, and return to the poetry of body movement. THUR | NOV 14 | 7 PM FREE (No RSVP
Nov 15 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
Join us for the debut exhibition of artist Galina Galmer who will display her work at the Sam Field Center from November 15, 2019 through January 1, 2020. The public is welcome to view the exhibition during the hours the building is open. Galmer reveals raw emotions for the viewer through her unique abstracts. Of
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
On November 15, the Adult Workforce Department will host a career information session with the 1199 SEIU Employment Center to assist you in obtaining career opportunities at prestigious and growing Hospitals and Nursing Homes in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Positions include a comprehensive union benefits package. They service the largest healthcare Union in New
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Plaxall Gallery
THE ULTIMATE DANCE BATTLE IS BACK! After a thrilling first year, the 2nd Annual Dancing with the LIC Stars is coming back even bigger this November 15th, presenting dance duos of Long Island City Community Members + local Queens choreographers for an exciting night of team competition for the champion title. Your front seat tickets
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Performance/reading/conversation based on Five Oceans in a Teaspoon, a memoir in short visual poems written by journalist and poet Dennis J Bernstein, and typographic visualizations by pioneer designer/author Warren Lehrer. An ensemble of readers, musicians and performers will join this multimedia presentation that includes animation and projection of select pages from the stunning new book.
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm Green Space
TAKE ROOT, now in its 11th 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
Nov 16 @ 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. Make this your kid’s birthday party or just a fun afternoon
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Queens Public Library at Flushing (Auditorium)
Queens Public Library and Lewis Latimer House Museum Present: Talk with David W. Blight, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Join us for a presentation with the historian David W. Blight about his 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Blight, a history professor and director of the Gilder Lehrman
Nov 16 @ 2:15 pm Flushing Town Hall
Named by NPR as one of the top 10 bands in the US – DDAT combines hip hop, jazz, funk and soul with an original southwestern feel. DDAT consists of four talented musicians – Chris Bidtah (Navajo) on vocals, Delbert Anderson (Navajo) on trumpet, Nicholas Lucero on drums, and Mike McCluhan on bass. Full of
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
This fall, a group of 8 writers gathered at the Lewis Latimer House Museum to explore the topics of race & immigration. We will celebrate the conclusion of the workshop with readings by the participants. Join us to hear the incredible stories they have to tell. Friends, family, and others welcome! This event and the
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm Green Space
TAKE ROOT, now in its 11th 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
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Pat Dolan Trail at Willow Lake Preserve
Come help the FMCP Environmental Team clear out and add new wood chips to the Pat Dolan Trail near Willow Lake Preserve! All tools provided (please bring gardening gloves if you have them), but space is limited. All ages and skill levels welcome.