Axons Dance Theatre presents Invisible Decorum as part of Fertile Ground series March performance. Invisible Decorum, choreographed by Joan Liu and danced by Saeko Hayashi, Marisa Pisano, and Dominique Robinson, delves into how cultural backgrounds affect our lives both consciously and subconsciously. Donate at https://www.greenspacestudio.org/fertile-ground to receive a viewing link.
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FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 15 seasons, featuring the work of six different choreographers in Jan-June 2021, presenting a total of 42 artists across seven showings. The non-curated program features six dance makers per performance and profits diverse levels of experience, backgrounds, age of artists, and dance aesthetics. Fertile Ground Artists
Long Island City Partnership’s signature community celebration returns for its 8th annual year—but with a twist! This year LIC Springs to Summer! will be a series of events, promotions, and performances throughout Long Island City from your favorite LIC businesses, organizations, and cultural institutions beginning Monday, June 14th and going through Sunday, June 20th. As
Join Latimer House for a unique multigenerational Juneteenth program led by artist Tasha Dougé! Lewis Latimer’s invention of the carbon filament will serve as a metaphor and a tool to illuminate the contributions of African Americans in the pursuit of liberation. Participants will use symbols and iconography to create paper cutouts exploring themes of freedom
Acompáñanos jueves 17 de junio a las 5:00 pm Live en Facebook para una charla sobre el Virus Covid-19 y la Vacuna para niños. Informacion actualizada sobre: Las Vacunas de Covid-19 para niños y adolescentes de 12-18 años. Las diferentes vacunas disponibles. El uso de mascarillas (Guia) Charla con: Angelica Cifuentes Kottkamp, MD – Associate
Join Jocelyn Perez of Herban Garden as we take a deep dive into the world of Mugwort (Artemesia Vulgaris). Mugwort is a plant that has garnered quite a reputation as a magical herb and has been believed to have a deep connection with the human psyche. In this workshop, we will explore Mugwort’s ecology, traditional
This event will be performed and streamed LIVE from Flushing Town Hall’s Theater. Tickets: $5 (plus $1 service fee) https://ci.ovationtix.com/35689/production/1052328 Multi-award-winning vocalist, Marieann Meringolo, presents “Here’s to the Ladies! A Salute to Great Ladies of Song,” celebrating such icons as Peggy Lee, Barbra Streisand, Joni Mitchell, Dionne Warwick, and more.
Tickets: $10 https://ci.ovationtix.com/35689/production/1050428 The Queens Jazz Orchestra Ensemble will be performed and streamed LIVE from Flushing Town Hall’s Theater. This concert will present the core rhythm section of the larger Queens Jazz Orchestra in a special program honoring NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath who passed away on January 19, 2020, at the age of 93.
QUEENS CELEBRATES #JUNETEENTH Commemorating 156 years of Black Power on Juneteenth at Roy Wilkins Park since the last enslaved people in Galveston, TX was freed. A sustainable and historic festival for the South East Queens community that highlights, celebrates, and commemorates our Black Ancestors and their journey to liberation through Juneteenth. In partnership with community
Join certified forest therapy guide, Linda Lombardo, on a walk to reconnect with the natural world around us. We will wander the trails, slow down and notice what most of the world simply walks past; the beauty of nature as we welcome Summer. Ground yourself and connect with the trees as you create some nature
Join us for this long-awaited virtual concert and memorial unveiling! The Lewis Latimer House Museum will give a taped presentation about the meaning of the Juneteenth celebrations. Hear the compelling story of Millie Tunnell, born into slavery in 18th century Virginia and her life in freedom with her family in Jamaica in the 19th century.
Queens Theatre is proud to present the fourth year of its Theatre for All Training Program, taking place in June 2021. Due to the coronavirus, this year’s workshops and events will be hosted virtually by Queens Theatre. Applications are due by Friday, May 28, 2021, at 12 pm EST. The program is offered as part
Celebrate the upcoming Summer Solstice, which ushers in the new season, with a guided walk led by Jocelyn Perez who will discuss plant species found in the park, especially those associated with the Solstice and its traditional folklore. Due to COVID-19 concerns, masks are required. Registration required. Recommended to bring: a notebook and pencil, camera,
QUEENS, N.Y.—May 30, 2021—Caribbean Folk Group the Braata Folk Singers will be expanding their repertoire in their first live production since the pandemic began. The New York-based group will include inspirational and reggae songs at their June 20, 2021 concert. The Braata Folk Singers, under the creative direction of Jamaican-born actor, singer, and producer Andrew
The Council for Airport Opportunity, Commonpoint Queens, and Neighborhood Housing Services of Queens will host a virtual orientation Tuesday, June 22 for jobseekers to discuss employment opportunities at LaGuardia Airport. Available positions include food service/retail, cashiers, bartenders, baristas, hospitality, customer service, and CDL Drivers. Register at bit.ly/34oenpw. For more information, please contact Catherine de la
Workshop dates June 23rd – June 30th, from 1 – 5 pm In the Flux Factory Gallery* Drop-in attendance! *Masks are required to be worn inside the gallery. Program Description Bienvenidxs, will be an installation of an embroidery workshop open to the public hosted by Lulu Varona. Learning how to embroider while collaborating on a
Learn about Medicare eligibility at this free, virtual fair for seniors and caregivers. Participants can join via computer or phone. The fair is offered by Sunnyside Communi ty Services, a community-based nonprofit in Sunnyside, Queens that offers a range of programs including pre-K, college and career readiness, home care and home health aide training, Beacon
Come and meet the edible plants of Alley Pond Park with wild foods author Marie Viljoen. On a two-hour midsummer stroll, we will identify a cosmopolitan botanical population as diverse as the borough of Queens. From exotic plants and so-called “weeds” to native species, we will walk and talk about plants that are valued or
Join Susan Golden, retired high school teacher and officer on the Board of Trustees of the Hackensack Riverkeeper. Susan speaks regularly about a variety of environmental issues and leads engaging, interactive discussions that encourage insightful questions from her audience. Can 21st Century humans live in harmony with the natural world around them? This presentation explores
Join Jewish National Fund-USA IsraelCast host Steven Shalowitz and author Noa Tishby for a live Q&A session about her book, Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth. While many seem to have opinions about Israel, few know all the facts. Noa Tishby fills in the information gap by offering a fresh,
Help save lives by donating blood at a community-based blood drive in Sunnyside, Queens. New York Blood Center is holding the drive from 9 am – 3 pm at Sunnyside Community Services. Appointments are strongly recommended. Walk-ins will be accepted if space allows. Make an appointment by calling 1-800-933-2566 or online at https://donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/292050
This free virtual discussion will help caregivers gain insight into the unhealthy habit of negative self-talk. They will discover how to cope with caregiver guilt and shame through acknowledging feelings, self-compassion, and making changes in perceptions and behaviors. Presented by Roy Capps, Caregiver Education Specialist with CARE NYC. Advance registration required.
We would like to invite you to join us Thursday, June 24, 6-7:30 pm for a FREE Virtual Therapeutic Expressive Movement Class. “Skimming The Surface”, Expressive Movement workshops led by Dance Entropy’s Artistic Director Valerie Green, hope to bring peace and calm in this time of chaos, where everything seems to be out of our
This event will be performed and streamed LIVE from Flushing Town Hall’s Theater. Buy tickets to receive the LIVE link and get a reminder! Tickets: $5 (plus $1 service fee) Obie Award-winning actor and singer Darius de Haas (Broadway’s “Rent”, “Shuffle Along”, “Kiss Of The Spiderwoman”, and Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) performs the music
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning is thrilled to announce Jamaica Mic Drop, a monthly series that will bring live music, spoken word, and more to the community for free. Jamaica Mic Drop is presented in collaboration with Jamaica BID. The series will take place on the last Friday of each month throughout the summer,
This program is the closing event for Din Din, a series of free, socially distanced outdoor public events which use food and art to build community. Location: 39-22 29th St, Long Island City Program Schedule 7 – 9 pm The “Recalling Bitterness Tasting Menu” by Siri Lee and “Breakaway” by Heather Kapplow 9 – 10