Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Bayside Historical Society will hold its 19th Annual Winter Art Show at its home in the landmarked Castle in Fort Totten Park, January 12-26, 2020. 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,
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 5:00 am Flushing Town Hall
Celebrating the Lunar New Year with the community, Flushing Town Hall presents “A Good Beginning, Here” a cross-cultural exhibition that illuminates 8 diaspora artists who can trace their roots back in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Their works embody unique life stories and ideas rooted in the East and evolved in the West. JAN 17
Jan 17 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 18 @ 4:00 am Amazura Nightclub
Afro Caribbean Winter Festival: The biggest NYC Afro Caribbean Festival. Come out and rep your flag & school for Blacc Fire Festival – |Afro Beats | Reggae | Soca & Hip Hop | Spanish sound Music by: DJ Cosmo | DJ Benjay | Dj Kodak | Dj Morefyah | Dj Cheem | Admission: $20 at the
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Join us for a family yoga workshop for children ages 2-5 years with a parent/caregiver. Our yogi adventure includes imaginative poses, creative play, and special time to connect with your toddler. This is a perfect opportunity for playful and healthy family bonding time! Cost per session with advanced registration is $8 for member family (up
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Isn’t it great beating your buddies in a pick-up game? Or running your usual route a little faster? Or being able to lift more than you could last week? What if you could get to the next level of your workout without actually having to work harder? By applying what we know about how your
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
You are cordially invited to a free screening of the 2017 award winning film by director Jordan Peele. Please RSVP here to save your seats. This film is Rated R. The 2020 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Make time for good and join us for a day of service with UJA in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will be hosting projects at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens, Sam Field Center, and CAP NORC. Projects include: At Central Queens (Forest Hills) – serve lunch to seniors, plant bulbs for our pantry
Jan 22 @ 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!
Jan 23 @ 11:15 am – 12:45 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Start off the new year with a new set of skills! The Commonpoint Queens Workforce Computer Lab will offer free digital literacy classes in January to help you learn essential computer skills and enhance your resume. On January 23, learn how to create, edit, and navigate data using Microsoft Excel! Basic typing skills and knowledge
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm St. Agnes Academic High School
St. Agnes Academic High School invites young ladies entering Grades 9 – 12 to join us for our annual HS Info Night! Learn more about: Scholarships & Financial Aid available College Acceptances – 100% of St. Agnes grads attend college The benefits of an All-Girls HS • Set higher goals • Higher achievements • Leadership
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm NYC Dept of Records & Information Services
Join our unique panel of fashion, immigration and labor experts to address the historical relationship between immigrants and the city’s fashion industry, as well as the impact and influence of immigrants on local markets and designs. The panel will discuss the issues that immigrants face in integrating elements of their heritage into contemporary designs for
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 25 all-day The Foundry
Aquarius returns to The Foundry in Long Island City on Saturday, January 25th for the third edition of this annual arctic-chic event, which highlights and serves up sustainable seafood and cocktails. The event will feature delicacies of the sea as well as a bevy of sustainable seafood purveyors and premium wines and liquors. This festival
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am Flux Factory
Inquilab Zindabad! The spirit of resistance is alive in India. The forces of facism are met with the love, care, humor, and strength of a newly forming people’s movement. For a month the whole nation has been in protest against Hindu supremacist laws that suppress the basic rights of several minority groups, particularly Muslims. Sounds
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
Sat. 1/25/20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service – A Community Conversation sponsored by Humanities NY. Join us to read a historic article provided by Humanities NY followed by a short discussion. 11:30 AM to 1 PM at the Victorian Admin Building. Dedicated to sociologist, economist, statistician, legal scholar, author and social activist for
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art and science. All ages welcome! Free to the public. RSVP required. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
SAT | JAN 25 | WORLD MUSIC & DANCE INTERACTIVE DANCE WORKSHOP AT 3 PM Move to the incredibly danceable music of Grupo Rebolu! Learn the traditional steps of cumbia, puya, mapale, and bullerengue in this pre-show workshop and then hit the floor at the show. FREE with tickets to 4 PM concert. Come early
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 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
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
The exhibition presents a series of earth art work by Furen Dai, Lena Miskulin, Steven Siegel, Alan Sonfist, and Erin Turner, offering an intergenerational dialogue between early and recent works and perspectives.
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Co-presented with World Music Institute, Zhou Family Band plays traditional wind and percussion music which accompany birth and death celebrations of the people of Central-Eastern China for more than 600 years. Coming from Lingbi, Anhui Province, part of the Central Plains area which formed the cradle of Chinese civilization, the Zhou family have been musicians
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm Green Space
FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 14 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features five dance makers each evening and includes a post-performance discussion with wine, moderated by Green Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green. Fertile Ground January Artists Lyndsay Lewis & Dancers Lydia Jackson Muliebris
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm QED Astoria
Are you extraordinary? The answer might surprise you. Please join us for a candid and insightful discussion with immigration lawyer, Rakhel Milstein, on the processes and requirements necessary for foreign nationals working in the U.S. We will focus our discussion on O1 (non immigrant) and EB1A (immigrant) visas as well as other options.
Jan 29 @ 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!
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Ecuadorian American Cultural Center
The popular open-mic storytelling competition known as Moth StorySLAM is coming to us! The competition is open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme: Home. Come tell us what home means to you… your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or where your mama lives. Or perhaps a dysfunctional swamp with no lifeboat in sight. Whatever it is,
Jan 30 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am PS/IS 102Q Bayview School
a free workshop from INCLUDEnyc ADVOCACY SKILLS FOR PARENTS Learn how to speak up for your child with a disability. Become your child’s best advocate and get them the support and services they need in any situation, including in school, in the community, and with health care. Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 Time: 8:30AM Location:
Feb 1 all-day Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
King Jr. Following the bombing of Malcolm X’s home Malcolm and Martin meet in a room inside the historic Theresa Hotel. This riveting play deals with issues that are still relevant today: war, poverty, racism, and the need for Black self-empowerment. They were two men with different ideologies, but a common understanding of the plight
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Families are invited to join Bayside Historical Society at the Castle in Fort Totten Park for a fun afternoon of Valentine crafts, activities, and snacks. Crafts are suitable for children ages 4 to 12. Cost is $5 per child/$15 maximum per family. RSVP at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/valentine-crafts-at-the-castle.
Feb 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Queens Library at Sunnyside
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Public Library, is offering free creative writing classes. Our next class will be led by Bill Cheng on Saturday, February 1st
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Plaxall Gallery - Long Island City Artists
Do you experience limiting beliefs and stories that restrict you from living your life in a fully embodied way? Perhaps there is something you’ve been dreaming of creating, but you are stuck in stasis mode, uninspired and unmotivated to bring your vision to fruition? Or maybe you simply need an energetic shift and want to
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
Celebrate the year of the rat with your friends and neighbors at Commonpoint Queens! Join us on Sunday, February 2nd from 12:00 to 3:00 pm for an afternoon of dance and musical performances, crafts, and activities for the whole family! This event is free and open to all ages. Refreshments will be available for purchase.