Museum visitors can experience the thrill of adventure, gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature, and prepare for the unexpected in Survival: The Exhibition, an exciting temporary exhibition that challenges visitors to become the ultimate survival expert. Survival: The Exhibition features a zipline, ropes course and museum displays that simulate extreme scenarios in an
Dive head first into HOLY HELL, Springboard Collective’s latest interactive installation- handbaskets provided. Our hell on earth features three stages of sinful performance art, gluttony, and a divine comedy that even Dante would be proud of. Do you have the hottest sauce? Things heat up Thursday night 3/12 with a hot wing eating competition plus
It’s National Colorectal Cancer Month and we take that very seriously. Colon cancer affects about 140,000 Americans each year and more than 50,000 die from it. Colorectal cancer tests are designed to find precancerous polyps. Some polyps can turn into cancer so early detection is key. Learn about colon cancer screening and when and where
Join Bayside Historical Society for the Election of BHS Board of Trustees and Installation Ceremony, plus Volunteer Recognition. Our meeting will feature Irish music & refreshments to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! The cost is free for BHS members and $5 for non-members. RSVP at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/bhs-annual-membership-meeting-2.
Traveling through the fractured American landscape, looming vibrations push the ground up and the cosmos down as our community-turned-cabal explores terror, tectonic shifts, psychedelic self-harm and toxic monuments. Through the lens of a thriller, our cell flows through domestic borders, mingles with the extraterrestrial and unpacks landlocked limitations through discursive research, experiments in moving image,
We all want to create memorable characters, but first we need to know who our characters are. In this course, we’ll discuss how to create vivid characters that jump off the page by looking at what unforgettable characters all have in common and how to craft your own. Together, we’ll also discuss how knowing the
Spring is around the corner! Join the FMCP Environmental Stewardship Team as we kickoff the spring season and work to maintain the rain garden at Meadow Lake. Rain gardens are important for removing pollutants, absorbing nutrients, and increasing the biodiversity within the area. We will use tools to prune ornamental grasses within the rain garden
Interested in growing food, but not sure how to start? Learn the basics from our farmers so you can start gardening with confidence. Get useful tips on how to turn any backyard site into a garden, plan your crops, differentiate between direct seeding and transplanting, the how-to’s and why’s of weeding, harvesting, watering, and more!
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 Lewis Latimer House Museum, is offering free creative writing classes. Our next class will be led by Stephanie Jimenez on Saturday, March
Navatman Music Collective is a one-of-a-kind choir that aims to bring out the depth and beauty of Carnatic (South Indian classical) music while imbuing it with a soul and energy from contemporary and diverse influences. Special appearance by Navatman Dance Company adds an element of dance and music together. SAT | MAR 21 | 4
Ode to Passion will be making its World Premiere at the Queens World Film Festival on Saturday, March 21st at 4:45pm. Director Jack Danini has taken an unimaginable approach to Ode to Passion by creating an indie musical to rival West Side Story. The film’s cast is led by Broadway powerhouses Giuseppe Bausilio (Cats, Hamilton)
Kew & Willow Books invites you to a literary evening with Jules Heartly, NY writer and author of Save Your Prayers-True Stories From a Nation Held hostage (Translated to Spanish as Rehenes en Misa). A real-life protagonist of the historical novel will be available for Q&A.
Musica Reginae Productions invites you to join us for an evening with award-winning concert artists Kate Dreyfuss (violin), Daniel Constant (violin) and Jessica Constant (cello), who were some of the first kids featured in MRP’s original series “Tomorrow’s Artists Today” Young Artists Showcase 20 years ago. Joined by special guests, such as Cyrus Beroukhim (viola)
Under the direction of legendary Jersey Shore sax player Screamin’ Steve Barlotta, this 11 piece super group pays tribute to the very best of classic soul, R&B, Motown and Disco music. Working together for 20 years, the Soul Cruisers know how to deliver the sounds of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, with the most iconic
Quintet of the Americas, an internationally renowned woodwind quintet, will present a program featuring the NY premiere of James Cohn’s Klezmer Fantasy and music by Lembit Beecher and Harold Gutiérrez from the group’s Memory Project, music inspired by stories of Queens (NY) seniors. The program will also include Manahatta Windows by Robert Deemer, commissioned for
This documentary takes its title from the formal definition of a refugee under the UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. The film analyzes the US asylum process by following several asylum applicants and asylum officers through actual INS interviews. The 2020 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public funds
The common assumption with getting older is that decline is inevitable. We expect to have difficulty moving. We expect to have aches and pains. But what if we could push back the tides of time to help you move better with less pain? Your brain has a huge impact on how you move and what
In partnership with Sinai Chapels and Schwartz Ettenger, PLLC, the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center is hosting a Life Planning Seminar for our Older Adult community on Tuesday, March 24th from 10:30am to 12:00pm. This seminar is aimed to answer your questions about protecting your assets and planning for your future, and will feature the
The Quintet of the Americas, an internationally renowned woodwind quintet will celebrate 40 years in NYC. The program features James Cohn’s Klezmer Fantasy and music by Lembit Beecher and Harold Gutiérrez from the group’s Memory Project, music inspired by stories of Queens (NY) seniors. The program will also include Manahatta Windows by Robert Deemer, commissioned
The art of cheesemaking dates back thousands of years! This introductory, hands-on class will guide you through this rich history and teach you the science behind your curds and whey. Students will practice making two types of soft cheese and leave with samples, recipes, and clear instructions to confidently make cheese in their own kitchens.
In her first solo exhibition on Turtle Island, Nine Yamamoto-Masson presents new works that reflect on the private dimensions of war and US imperialism in Asia that, sidelined by hegemonic regimes of knowledge and cold bureaucratization of violence, often elude representation and public discourse – especially within the US public imaginary of Asia and of
Are you protecting your eyes from the sun? Following the 20-20-20 rule? If not, you are not doing enough for the health of your eyes. Learn from Mount Sinai Queens optometrist, Dr. Elena Schmidt, what you can do today to take care of your eyes and preserve your vision as you age. Sign up today!
Please join us for our first evening of interdisciplinary Art & Performance at The Living Artist, in Woodside, Queens! Featuring an evening length premiere by Kristi Cole & Guests, and Curation by Shannon Finnell. Featuring Performers: Kristi Cole Emma Lalor Madeline Robertson Therese Ronco Kimiko Tanabe Lea Torelli Featuring Visual Artists: Kevin Quiles Bonilla Matthew
A vibrant and entertaining production full of color, rhythm, and high-energy performance pieces, as well as plenty of audience participation. Audience members of all ages learn about the history of Southern Spain, and will be taught how to play castanets and rhythmic hand-clapping. They are also led through Flamenco’s prototypical zapateo (footwork) and are invited
Jazz vocalist and DC-native Akua Allrich (a MAAF Jazz Touring Network Artist) curates and delivers a soul-stirring tribute to two powerhouse musician-activists, Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba. This talented Howard University graduate is making a name for herself in the US and beyond with a musical style that draws from blues, soul, jazz, and pan-
No mosquitoes to fight. No machetes needed. This is the area that corporate Amazon rejected under community pressure. They chose not to negotiate. The area is still prime for artist and tech startup investments. The tour is limited to 30 participants. The fee is $20, payable at the start of the tour. Registration required at
Commonpoint Queens is hosting a Special Services Resource Fair on Sunday, March 29, from 1-4pm at Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center! This FREE public event is for: People with disabilities Family members and friends Teachers, students, professionals and community members We will be giving out information on our vast array of programs for individuals with
Guaranteed laughs before 5pm! Now you can have your laughs and your early bird dinner too! Cory Kahaney was voted Best Comedian in NYC by Backstage and Best Female Comedian NYC by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets. She appeared in Catskills on Broadway with Freddie Roman, the creator and star of the groundbreaking show, and on TV on The Late Show, American’s Funniest
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available 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, April 4th from
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. Cumbia River Band’s music draws from a festive repertoire of Colombian Cumbia and Riverside music. Sining Kapuluan presents traditional gong- music and dances from the Southern island