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 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
Dec 1 – Dec 15 all-day Bohemian Hall
Astoria Market’s holiday shopping event will be held on December 1, 8 and 15, 2019. So swing by Bohemian Hall’s main hall to snag that perfect handmade gift for your loved ones. 

At all 3 events, there will be a full house of fantastic vendors, where you’ll find art, jewelry, toys, chocolates, body care, handbags,
Dec 4 @ 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!
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Terrace on the Park
On Wednesday, December 4, hundreds of Queens business leaders will gather at Terrace on the Park as the Queens Chamber of Commerce hosts their annual Business Person of the Year Awards Dinner. Rick Cotton, Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey will be the evening’s Hall of Fame Honoree and
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm APS Reality
Beyond The Abuse, Inc. and Serving Chocolate present: Depression (Session) – What is Depression? – Spotting early warning signs – When and where to seek help – How to support your loved ones – Building resilience We will also be streaming that session live for anyone who’s unable to physically be present but our participants’
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Coming to Queens all the way from Austria, The Salzburg Marionette Theatre have charmed countless children and adults for over a century! The Nutcracker with music by Peter Tschaikowsky features all your favorite small “actors”. Founded in 1913, this puppetry company hand carves, paints, costumes and manipulates their puppets. The performance technique of the Salzburg
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm QED
Ditch your boring dinner-and-a-movie plans and spice things up with DATE NIGHT: a ready-made perfect night for you… AND a plus one! Because with every ticket purchased, you’ll get… a free plus one! Experience live comedic music, comedian couples swapping jokes, comics performing sets written by their partner, and engage in dozens of fun mood-lifting
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm M.S. 158
Commonpoint Queens’ BEACON center at M.S. 158 presents a series of workshops on Mindful Parenting. On December 5, our BEACON and Community Mediation Services will offer a parent workshop on free services for children with IEPs held at M.S. 158 in Bayside. For more information, please contact Deborah Popper, Outreach Coordinator, at 718-423-2266 or email
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm Book Culture LIC
Join Book Culture LIC on Friday, December 6th at 6:30pm as we celebrate the release of Catherine Kapphahn’s new memoir, Immigrant Daughter: Stories You Never Told Me. Kapphahn will be joined in conversation by authors Mary Catherine Ford (Fury: Women’s Lived Experiences During the Trump Era), Jane Pollak (Too Much of Not Enough), and Robert
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Acclaimed pianist/composer/arranger Roberta Piket’s revelatory sextet project shines a warm, loving light on the compositions of legendary jazz pianist Marian McPartland. McPartland was eulogized in 2013 as a supremely elegant and accomplished jazz stylist who gracefully conversed and collaborated with a vast array of fellow improvisers from her perch as a beloved public radio host.
Dec 7 all-day CUNY School of Law
Join OutRight Action International for our annual OutSummit One Day conference. This unique event brings together international and US-based activists for a day of networking, panels, and workshops on human rights relating to sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex issues.
Dec 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am 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
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Queens County Farm Museum
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Center at Maple Grove
Join the Friends of Maple Grove for our annual Holiday Concert at the Center on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 from 4 PM to 6 PM followed by the opening reception for our latest exhibit of fine art paintings and prints by Forest Hills artist Gloria Imperante from 6 PM to 7:30 PM. Free admission, donations
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm The Center at Maple Grove
Join the Friends of Maple Grove for the opening reception for our latest exhibit of fine art paintings and prints by Forest Hills artist Gloria Imperante from 6 PM to 7:30 PM following our annual Holiday Concert. Free admission, free parking on cemetery grounds – enter the gate at 129th St. & Kew Gardens Rd.
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Creek and The Cave
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast!
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Queens County Farm Museum
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
It might be cold outside, but we promise you, Summer’s really not that far away! To help get you excited – and informed – about Summer 2020, we’re hosting Day Camp 101 sessions at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens on Sunday, December 8th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Queens Historical Society
Celebrate the holiday season with six Queens historic sites and learn about their unique histories! Set your own pace and visit as many sites as you choose. One ticket is good for all six sites. Each historic house offers guided tours, family-friendly activities, and refreshments. Many of the houses will have musical performances, holiday crafts
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Get your holiday shopping off to a great start! Artists and Crafts people from the Queens area will be selling their wares in our gallery, including jewelry, paintings, hand-crafted ceramics, paper goods, greeting cards, clothing, and more. SUN | DEC 8 | 1-5 PM FREE (No RSVP Required)
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica
We welcome you to our Queens Finest Pop Up Shop! We will be highlighting some of Queens finest vendors with a special emphasis on our young adult entrepreneurs. Be sure to join us! Shop, mingle and have a good time while supporting some of Queens finest vendors. Plus learn more about the Twenty Thirty Dream
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Astoria Park Great Lawn
Come to the 7th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration on Sun., Dec. 8th at 4:00 PM on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park (19th St & 23rd Ave) Photos with Santa will be from 4:00 – 5:30 PM Tree lighting at 5:30 PM Enjoy hot chocolate, free pretzels, kids activities, and joining in
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Join Bayside Historical Society at the Castle in Fort Totten Park for our annual celebration of the winter holidays! There will be cocktails, dining, dancing, and music, as well as raffles and 50/50. General admission is $75.00 per person for BHS members; $85.00 for non-members. Purchase your tickets online on the BHS Website: https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/annual-holiday-party. Reservations
Dec 11 @ 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!
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. They are seeking qualified candidates to fill various positions (subject to change) at their recruiting event December 12 including: Direct Support Professional (NYC/Bronx) – driver’s license, HS diploma/GED required Porter (Brooklyn/Bronx)- driver’s
Dec 13 @ 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
Dec 13 @ 10:30 pm – Dec 14 @ 3:00 am Katch Astoria
Quiet Events returns to Katch Astoria for a hot night of Caribbean and Latin dancing! At 10:30pm the party kicks off with 2 live DJ’s and 1 instructor teaching salsa dance moves. This spot has a perfect dance floor for all you salseros out there! At 11:30pm all 3 DJ’s will be live and you’ll
Dec 14 all-day Jouvay Night Club
Saturday December 14, 2019 at 4pm, the Choka Lyme Team is organizing the 10th Annual Toy Drive in the community. This year it will be at Club Jouvay 147-02 Liberty Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435. Admission is free and we encourage you to bring your entire family to this worthwhile event. The toys that are collected
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Queens County Farm Museum
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden