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
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm APAC Pop-Up
Flickering lights, a family’s grief, and two strangers on a bridge. In this tightly woven story, a pair of sisters and their father grapple with loss while an unexpected friendship blooms between two people who realize they have more in common than they thought. Paula Vogel Prize Winner Charly Evon Simpson’s bold new play makes
Feb 15 – Feb 23 all-day New York Hall of Science
Museum visitors can engage in a week of engineering activities and challenges, including: The Circus Lab February 15 – 23, 2020; noon – 3:30 pm (15-minute audition performed every half hour) The Circus Lab auditions a 17-year-old robot arm for a chance to perform with their troupe. Civil Engineering Day February 17, 2020; 11 am
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Katch Astoria
Looking for a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the whole family? Look no further! We have the perfect event for you. We’ll occupy the kids with an awesome silent disco dance party, while you enjoy a boozy brunch with your special someone! Your kids will have a blast dancing and singing to our 3
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Queens Library at Briarwood
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 Public Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, February 15th
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm The Zukor Theater
Both screenings will be filled on a first-come-first-seated basis
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm RIOULT Dance Center
The Central Astoria LDC proudly presents our “Multicultural Celebration” event on Sunday, February 16th, 2020 from 12:30 – 4:30 pm at RIOULT Dance Center on 34-01 Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens. This free event is open to the general public and will feature carnevale and traditional dance performances from Italy, Russia, Peru, Bangladesh, Mexico, Ireland,
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm Flushing Town Hall
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy “Home” SAT | FEBRUARY 16, 1PM FREE Call (718) 463-7700 x224 for details Flushing Town Hall presents the third phase of “HOME,” an international collaboration between Valerie Green/Dance Entropy and choreographers from diverse countries. Welcoming its new 2020 season, featuring a global choreographer collaboration between Valerie Green of Dance Entropy and Ashley
Feb 16 @ 2:30 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
“‘People who believe a problem can be solved tend to get busy solving it,’ William Raspberry wrote in the Washington Post in July 1994. ‘Hugh B. Price is a believer.’ This comment on Price’s inaugural keynote address as head of the National Urban League Proved prescient. Over his tenure, Price launched the League’s Campaign for
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
Commonpoint Queens’ Sam Field Center offers full day mid-winter break holiday programming February 17-21 for children in grades kindergarten through 7th grade. Pick up and drop off at Sam Field. Children will enjoy a combination of trips such as the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and United Skates and in-house activities. Cost is $70 per day for
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens offers full day mid-winter break holiday programming February 17-21 for children in grades kindergarten through 6th grade. Pick up and drop off at Central Queens. Children will enjoy a combination of trips such as the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and At Play Amusement and in-house activities. Cost is $70 per day for
Feb 19 all-day LIC Conference Center - Queensboro Rom
Please join the LIC Partnership in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (OM/WBE) and Citi Community Development for a Business Breakfast on Business Ownership Transfer and Continuity Planning. This informative session will include subject matter experts who will discuss preparation for an ownership transfer, evaluation of a business, conversion to
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm Queens County Farm Museum
New for Winter break! This 3-day program is bushels of fun and supports STEM learning objectives giving children the opportunity to create, imagine and explore at Queens Farm. Junior Makers will churn fresh butter, create works with natural materials, learn to spin sheep’s wool into yarn and finally get a chance to play with their
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm Alley Pond Environmental Center
The next meeting of Queens County Bird Club will feature a presention, “Cupwings and Rollers, Partridges and Parrotbills: Birding Southern Asia” by Donna Schulman. The venue is the new APEC temporary building, north of 76th Ave, and east of Springfield Blvd. Doors will open at 7:30 pm. Please arrive before the presentation start of 8
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Book Culture LIC
Join Book Culture LIC on Thursday, February 20th at 6:30pm for an evening of poetry with Stacie Seidl, to celebrate the release of her new collection, Amour Fou, out this month from Riza Press. About Amour Fou: “This collection tells the story of crazy love. The all consuming, life changing kind of love that imprints
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm The Chocolate Factory Theater
Work in progress showing: Thursday, February 20 at 7pm. Free and open to the public. RSVP to brian@chocolatefactorytheater.org. This work explores my familial ethnography, through the use of implicit and explicit memories. As a burgeoning comedian and social media non-influencer, I examine the ways comedy and performance are used to heal, hide, and address systemic
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Having a young child can make you feel like you’re midway through a marathon – you’re tired, everything hurts, and you’ve still got a long way to go. There’s barely the time to drink a cup of coffee, let alone address the aches and pains that result from carrying your not-quite-crawling baby or lifting your
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Kick back and enjoy the perfect blend of savory food and smooth jazz at Bayside Historical Society’s annual Sunday Jazz Brunch, featuring live music performed by The Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet. Plus, try your luck with our 50/50 drawing! Our Sunday brunch runs from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. General admission is $45.00 per person for BHS
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm Lewis Latimer House Museum
The 2018 dark comedy follows a young African-American telemarketer who adopts a white accent to succeed at his job. This imaginative film is a sharp critique not only on racial tensions, but also on capitalism in America. This film is rated R.
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm The Coder School Bayside
On February 29th, from 1-3 PM, The Coder School Bayside will be holding an open house event to introduce our coding camps/classes. As STEM becomes more prevalent in our society, children are being introduced to new technology at a faster rate than ever. We want to foster and inspire passion to the next generation leaders
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm Green Space
Inspired by trauma and emotional wounds, “Skimming the Surface” features four women begin at what appears to be the end. The work’s action centers around a table and 24 knives engaged in precarious acts used to skim the emotional surface in an attempt to reveal a root life altering moment. The piece is the foundation
Feb 29 @ 7:15 pm Flushing Town Hall
Audience favorite is back! We’re mashing up two cultures on one stage with an open dance floor. Starting with dance lessons, each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. Come dance to the infectious klezmer melodies of clarinetist Michael Winograd and the Honorable Mentshn and the return of Venezuelan Afro-Soul Betsayda Machado
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am 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! Workshop will be held at 10 a.m. at Central Queens and 11:45
Mar 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove
Queens writers Jé Wilson and Ananda Lima will read from their latest work. Ridgewood resident Jé Wilson was born in Canada and has lived in New York — mostly in Queens — for 13 years. Her essays and a story have recently appeared in The Public Domain Review and The Halloween Review. Past work has
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Bayside Historical Society
Celebrate Women’s History Month this March! Bayside Historical Society invites you to a screening of the film, “The Journey,” a documentary that chronicles the experiences of Istrian women’s emigration to America in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Directed by Olivia Rutigliano and produced by Maria Santalesa, President of the Histria Association for Women, the film
Mar 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Terrace On The Park
Queens Centers for Progress’ signature event, “Evening of Fine Food” will be held on March 3, 2020 at 6:30PM at Terrace on the Park. This is a well-attended business-networking event that attracts over 500 people from the Queens community, businesses, and the top restaurants and chefs in our neighborhood. For info and tickets go to:
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Espresso 77
Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Loves You (Persea Books), Delivered (Persea Books), and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The New Republic and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
As one of the largest human-service organizations in Queens, we’re excited to be hosting a Queens Borough Presidential Candidate Forum on Wednesday, March 4th, at 7:00 PM at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center (located at 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362). Join with community members and learn more about our candidates in
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Everything you need for a super fun night out!  Bring your appetite, dancing shoes and love of music for this special event!  All the food, drink and fun that New York has to offer!  Feast on Verdi’s sumptuous Italian buffet, recognized as the most outstanding cuisine on the Queens North Shore, and dance to a
Mar 6 @ 10:00 pm – Mar 7 @ 2:00 am Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
Winter is on its way out… so it’s time to come out of hibernation and get your silent disco on! We’re back at Bohemian Beer Garden, partnering with our friends at Schofferhofer and Radeberger to bring you an awesome party including complimentary beer samples and free merch! That’s right, 3 live DJ’s and free stuff!