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Queens Things To Do - This Week

Mayoral Town Hall, Dance Class, Dance Benefit, Dance Performance & MacBeth

queens things to doWeather Forecast as of April 21, 2017 for week of 4/24 - 4/28/ 17

The temperature highs will be around 60, climbing to 70 Wednesday and possibly to 80 by Friday. The temperature lows will be around 50, climbing to 60 through Friday. There's over an 80% chance of rain on Tuesday afternoon. The winds will be 10 - 20 mph throughout the week, and the humidity will range from about 60% to 70% throughout the week.

The Beauty of Age. The photo at right shows what I believe [not sure] was once an old piano factory in Astoria along the East River.

Tuesday - Jobs Fair

There's a small jobs fair from 8.30 to 11 am at the Queens Centers for Progress in Jamaica. Click here to see listing which includes phone number - Member Calendar for Queens Events.

Wednesday - Miki Orihara Dance Classes

queens things to doThe LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center hosts a beginner level dance class by Miki Orihara introducing the Martha Graham technique and choreography - at 3.30 pm at the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in LIC [theater - $10].

Performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth begin at 7.30 pm and run Wednesday through Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20]. The run ends 4/30/17.

The Beauty of Age. The photo at right shows a steel girder and stairway along the #7 line in Long Island City.

Thursday - Mayoral Town Hall SS, Dancing for Japan & Jamaica

There's a Mayoral Town Hall in Sunnyside beginning at 7 pm [doors open at 6.30 pm] at Queens Vocational & Technical High School at 37-02 47th Avenue in Sunnyside. You must rsvp by Tuesday 4/25 at 5 pm at 212.788.4282 or email townhallrsvp@cityhall.nyc.gov.

There's a performance at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center at 153-01 Jamaica Avenue by a schools Assembly Performance group beginning at 10.30 am [arts / music / dance / free].

Dancing for JAPAN is a performance by New York residing Japanese dance artists to raise awareness for the Tohoku-Pacific earthquake and Tsunami beginning at 7 pm at the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in LIC [dance / free].

Friday - Classical Modern Dance Performance

Legendary Graham principal dancer Miki Orihara's second solo concert reflects upon the lineage of dance, from classical modern to the present. Resonance II includes works by choreographers Merce Cunningham, Lar Lubovitch, Charlotte Griffin, and Tanroh Ishida/Orihara. Orihara draws upon her intimate knowledge of classical modern dance to inform her personal view of contemporary work. Films will precede performances and begin at 7 pm with dance at 8 pm Friday and film at 2 pm and dance at 3 pm on Saturday at the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in LIC[dance / $20].

*The details for most of these events may be found on the Member Calendar for Queens Events which contains listings by arts, non-profits & community orgs.***

Also see events that run through the Weekend as noted above as well as clicking into the September events calendar which has a list ofvenues that have ongoing things to do. Click on the link above to go to the Member Events Calendar to view events. And click here tofind art, theater or film open calls, jobs openings, affordable housing, government sponsored classes & funding.


Things To Do This Weekend in Queens

Earth Day Astoria Park, Women's Sex Strike in Queens, International Cultural Festival in Astoria, Baroque Concert in Jackson Heights, MacBeth, Film, Shopping & Flux Closing Party LIC

April 21, 2017 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz.

queens things to doWeekend Weather - 4/21 - 4/23/17

The temperature highs will be around 60 and the temperature lows will be around 50 throughout the weekend. Winds will be around 10 mph through the weekend and humidity will be around 80% Friday, dropping to about 60% for the rest of the weekend.

 

Queens Subways - allow extra time. The 7, N, E, F, and G trains look to be operating normally, with some local stop issues where you have to backtrack, and the Q doesn't operate on weekends in Queens. Click here for details on the MTA Weekender. FYI - There's been work on the #7 slowing things down a bit, and possibly new work coming to other key lines like the E to prepare for automated trains.

Going for Baroque in Jackson Heights. The photo at right shows a local classical music group, the Queens Consort, performing at St Mark's Church in Jackson Heights. They return on Saturday - see details below.

 

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Friday & Weekend - Women's Sex Strike @ Thalia & MacBeth

queens things to do queensSpringtime in Queens. The photo at right shows a model at the Materials for The Fine Arts [MTFA] on Northern Blvd at the Astoria / LIC / Sunnyside nexus in the Spring of 2016.

There's a Women's Sex Strike at Thalia Theater in Sunnyside beginning at 8 pm Friday & Saturday and 4 pm Sunday. It's a comedic play about women withholding sex from their husbands and lovers in an effort to end a war ... but the action inflames the war of the sexes ... set in ancient Greece [theater / $30 / limited time & seating].

Performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth begin at 7.30 pm and run Wednesday through Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20]. The run ends 4/30/17.

A new performance, Jimena's Yellow, opens at precisely 5.41 pm at the Chocolate Factory at 5-49 49th Avenue in L.I.C., and at 5.42 pm Saturday and at 5.43 pm Sunday. Unfortunately these performances appear to be sold out, but you can still get tickets for next weekend, when the time staggering continues - ending on Sunday April 30th at 5.49 pm [theater / $20].

There's a Terrarium Class Date Night at Luludi Living at 23-07 24th Avenue east of 23rd Street in Astoria [social / $110 for two people making one terrarium].

 

*Weekend. The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road & Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria is hosting an exhibit entitled Self Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center [art / free].

*The Fisher Landau Center for Art at 38-27 30th Street in LIC has on display three exhibits entitled Intuitive Progression, Language as Representation and LORNA SIMPSON: Hypothetical? the last of which runs through August 7th [art / free - open Thurs - Mon 12 noon - 5 pm].

 

Saturday - Earth Day Activities, English Baroque Concert in Jackson Heights, Biking & Closing Art Party @ Flux Factory LIC

queens things to doBiking Pit Stop in Jackson Heights. The photo at right shows one of the biking pit stops just off a triangle off Roosevelt Avenue in the high 80's in Jackson Heights.

From 9 am to 4 pm there will be Earth Day activities in Astoria Park including clean ups and performances. The clean ups last from 9 am to 2.30 pm and the performances run from 2 to 5 pm including a dance performance by the Variety Boys & Girls Club, a puppet show and the opening of the Bocce Ball Court [kids / parks].

There's an English Baroque Concert in Jackson Heights by the accomplished Queens Consort from 7 to 9 pm at St. Mark´s Church at 33-50 82nd Street in Jackson Heights [music / $20 / $15].

There's a Women's Sex Strike at Thalia Theater in Sunnyside beginning at 8 pm Friday & Saturday and 4 pm Sunday. It's a comedic play about women withholding sex from their husbands and lovers in an effort to end a war ... but the action inflames the war of the sexes ... set in ancient Greece [theater / $30 / limited time & seating].

Performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth begin at 7.30 pm and run Wednesday through Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20]. The run ends 4/30/17.

There's a Closing Party for the exhibit We Have Always Lived in the Future beginning at 7 pm at the Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in LIC [art / free but donations welcome].

The Queens Museum has ongoing exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

The Genius of Geoffrey Holder is on exhibit at the Miller Gallery in the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [art / free]. Choreographer, designer, director, and actor, Holder, has a long history in the performing arts. In this exhibition, he is honored for his career in dance and theater, his Tony Award-winning work as director and costume designer for The Wiz, and contributions to the repertory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & Dance Theater of Harlem. The gallery is open from 10 am to 6 pm Mon - Sat and the exhibit runs thru May 30th.

 

*The current exhibit, Making Marks: Digital Sketches to Painted Stories, will be at the Dorsky Gallery | CP at 11-03 45th Avenue in LIC thru 4/16. Hours are Thursday through Monday from 11 am to 6 pm [art / free - 718.937.6317 or dgcpgallery@gmail.com].

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above and / or click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.

 

Sunday - Cultural Festival at Steinway St Fair, Art, Film

queens things to doInternational Cultural Festival. The photo at right shows a performance last year at the International Cultural Festival hosted by CALDC in Astoria Park last May. This year they moved the event up a month and over to the Steinway Street Fair on Sunday.

From 12 noon to 5 pm there's the 3rd Annual International Cultural Festival hosted by the CALDC featuring music and dances of Argentina, Colombia, Greece, India, Japan, Poland, Spain, the Middle East and Tibet on a stage at 31st Avenue & Broadway in a parking lot. It's being done in tandem with a Steinway Street Fair so there will be shopping opportunities too [kids / st Fairs / free].

There's an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria [thru 4/23]. Scorsese was a prolific filmmaker who captured on film some of the variety and uniqueness of NYC in decades past. [film - $15 / $11].

There's a Women's Sex Strike at Thalia Theater in Sunnyside beginning at 8 pm Friday & Saturday and 4 pm Sunday. It's a comedic play about women withholding sex from their husbands and lovers in an effort to end a war ... but the action inflames the war of the sexes ... set in ancient Greece [theater / $30 / limited time & seating].

The Queens Museum has ongoing exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

Performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth begin at 7.30 pm and run Wednesday through Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20]. The run ends 4/30/17.

 

*At PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC there's a Spring Open House from 12 noon to 6 pm and it's free [art / music]. There will be live performances in the VW Dome at 2, 3.30 and 5 pm which was described as being about, "... a mundane superhero, Anxietina, who channels her anxiety into miraculous small acts of creation and destruction."

Click here for stories about Queens street fairs, Queens farmers markets & some shopping venues in Queens.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above and / or click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.


Things To Do This Weekend in Queens

Good Friday Procession in Astoria, Matsura Sakura Cherry Blossom Celebration Flushing, Taxes Due, Casting Call for Fashion Show, Passover continues, Easter Sunday

April 14, 2017 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz.

queens things to do*Weekend Weather - 4/14 - 4/16/17

The temperature highs will be around 60 on Friday & Saturday, rising to the low 80's on Sunday. The temperature lows will be 40, 50 and 60 on Friday, Saturday & Sunday - respectively. There is a 50% chance of thundershowers Sunday. Winds will be around 10 mph, Friday and between 15 - 20 mph the rest of the weekend. Humidity will be around 30% Friday, climbing to about 60% for the rest of the weekend.

 

Queens Subways - allow extra time. The 7, N, E, F, and G trains look to be operating normally, with some local stop issues where you have to backtrack, and the Q doesn't operate on weekends in Queens. Click here for details on the MTA Weekender. FYI - There's been work on the #7 slowing things down a bit, and possibly new work coming to other key lines like the E to prepare for automated trains.

*Springtime in Queens. The photo at right shows the number 7 train slinking its way along the rails running to Flushing. The city skyline is in the background.

 

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Friday & Weekend - Greek Orthodox Good Friday Processions Astoria

queens things to do queens*Good Friday Easter Processions in Astoria. The photo at right shows one of the Good Friday Easter processions in Astoria, commemorating Christ's death. The floral structure in the photo is called the epitaphios, representing an old world burial procession.

*One of the more spectacular cultural events in Queens, happens in Astoria on Good Friday evening. There are several Greek Orthodox Good Friday Processions following evening church services. Astoria Congregations re-enact Jesus's walk through the streets carrying the cross he was to die upon. I'll post all of the times and locations a bit later today for St Demetrios Cathedral at 30-11 30th Avenue at 30th Drive, St. Catherine & St. George at 22-30 33rd Street between Ditmars & 23rd Street, St. Markella at 22-68 26th Street between Ditmars & 23rd Street and St. Irene Chrysovalantou on 23rd Avenue at 36th Street. Services generally begin around 8 pm and the procession generally begins between 9 and 9.30 pm after the mass. They march through several of the neighborhood streets surrounding the church.

*Performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth begin at 7.30 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20].

*There's a Terrarium Class Date Night at Luludi Living at 23-07 24th Avenue east of 23rd Street in Astoria [social / $110 for two people making one terrarium].

 

Weekend. The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road & Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria is hosting an exhibit entitled Self Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center [art / free].

The Fisher Landau Center for Art at 38-27 30th Street in LIC has on display three exhibits entitled Intuitive Progression, Language as Representation and LORNA SIMPSON: Hypothetical? the last of which runs through August 7th [art / free - open Thurs - Mon 12 noon - 5 pm].

 

Saturday - Casting Call for Fashion Show, Japanese Cherry Blossom Celebration, Art, Film & Taxes Due

queens things to do*NYS Pavilion at Flushing Meadows Park. The photo at right shows the NYS Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Corona Park where there will be a Cherry Blossom celebration [see details below].

*The 13th annual Matsura Sakura Cherry Blossom Celebration runs from 11 am - 1 pm just south of the Unisphere and the Queens Museum by the NYS Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The event includes live drum performances (Taiko), a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese folk dance and a tea ceremony.

*The JJMS [Jamaica Just My Style] Model and Designer casting call begins at 6 pm at Nelema's Eyebrow and Threading Salon & Spa at 160-01 Jamaica Avenue in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens. Click here to see JJMS Fashion Show in Jamaica video from last year.

*The Queens Museum has ongoing exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

*The Genius of Geoffrey Holder is on exhibit at the Miller Gallery in the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [art / free]. Choreographer, designer, director, and actor, Holder, has a long history in the performing arts. In this exhibition, he is honored for his career in dance and theater, his Tony Award-winning work as director and costume designer for The Wiz, and contributions to the repertory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & Dance Theater of Harlem. The gallery is open from 10 am to 6 pm Mon - Sat and the exhibit runs thru May 30th.

 

The current exhibit, Making Marks: Digital Sketches to Painted Stories, will be at the Dorsky Gallery | CP at 11-03 45th Avenue in LIC thru 4/16. Hours are Thursday through Monday from 11 am to 6 pm [art / free - 718.937.6317 or dgcpgallery@gmail.com].

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above and / or click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.

 

Sunday - Art, Film

queens things to do*JJMS Fashion Show Casting Call [see Saturday]. The photo at right shows a model at the JJMS Fashion Show in Jamaica last year. There's a casting call on Saturday [see above for details].

*There's an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria [thru 4/23]. Scorsese was a prolific filmmaker who captured on film some of the variety and uniqueness of NYC in decades past. [film - $15 / $11].

*The Queens Museum has ongoing exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

*Performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth begin at 7.30 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20].

 

At PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC there's a Spring Open House from 12 noon to 6 pm and it's free [art / music]. There will be live performances in the VW Dome at 2, 3.30 and 5 pm which was described as being about, "... a mundane superhero, Anxietina, who channels her anxiety into miraculous small acts of creation and destruction."

Click here for stories about some shopping venues in Queens, Queens street fairs and Queens farmers markets.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above and / or click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.


Queens Things To Do - This Week

Passover ends & Macbeth continues

queens things to do*Weather Forecast as of April 15, 2017 for week of 4/17 - 4/21/ 17

The temperature highs will be between 60 and 70 Monday throughout the week - except on Wednesday when it will drop to 50. The temperature lows will be in the high 40's throughout the week. There's over a 50% chance of rain on Wednesday & Friday. The winds will be around 15 mph throughout the week, and the humidity will range from about 45% to 65% throughout the week.

*Riding the Rails in Western Queens. The photo at right shows the #7 subway line looking west toward Manhattan.

Tuesday - Passover Ends

*Passover ends at sundown.

Wednesday - Macbeth

*Performances of Shakespeare's Macbeth begin at 7.30 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20].

*The details for most of these events may be found on the Member Calendar for Queens Events which contains listings by arts, non-profits & community orgs.***

Also see events that run through the Weekend as noted above as well as clicking into the September events calendar which has a list ofvenues that have ongoing things to do. Click on the link above to go to the Member Events Calendar to view events. And click here tofind art, theater or film open calls, jobs openings, affordable housing, government sponsored classes & funding.


Things To Do This Weekend in Queens

American Dreams & Arabian Nights, King Lear, Spring Open House @ PS1 MoMA

April 7, 2017 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz.

queens things to doWeekend Weather - 4/7 - 4/9/17

The temperature highs will be around 50 on Friday, 55 on Saturday, rising to around 60 on Sunday. The temperature lows will be just below, and rising to just above 40, throughout the weekend. There is no rain in the forecast. Winds will be around 20 mph, dropping to about 15 mph on Sunday. Humidity will be around 55%, dropping to about 45% by Sunday.

 

Queens Subways - allow extra time. The 7, N, E, F, and G trains look to be operating normally, with some local stop issues where you have to backtrack, and the Q doesn't operate on weekends in Queens. Click here for details on the MTA Weekender. FYI - There's been work on the #7 slowing things down a bit, and possibly new work coming to other key lines like the E to prepare for automated trains.

Monopoly Man Sculpture. The photo at right shows one of the sculptures on display by [I believe] the Artered Gallery [not 100% sure - it could have been the VK Gallery] at the Affordable Art Show in Manhattan.

 

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Friday & Weekend - American Dreams & Arabian Nights

queens things to do queensQueens Shoreline along the East River in LIC. The photo at right shows the park and promenade along the East River in LIC. Click photo to obtain tickets to performances of American Dreams & Arabian Nights at LPAC. LINK.

The LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center Rough Draft Festival. provides a mix of performances by local talent and an opportunity for performance artists to mingle and meet at the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in LIC. They are performing American Dreams & Arabian Nights beginning at 6 pm Friday and at 7 pm on Saturday [theater - $10]. American Dreams & Arabian Nights was described as,

"...you are invited into the audience of "American Dreams", America's most popular game/show, where you will decide which of three contestants will receive the ultimate prize: citizenship to "the greatest nation on earth."
Weaving storytelling, playful audience engagement, and current debates about immigration and more, this participatory performance-in-process asks how we negotiate between fear, trust, security and freedom: what stories we choose to believe - and how those choices come to shape who we are."

Performances of Shakespeare's King Lear begins at 7.30 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20].

There's a Terrarium Class Date Night at Luludi Living at 23-07 24th Avenue east of 23rd Street in Astoria [social / $110 for two people making one terrarium].

Weekend. The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road & Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria is hosting an exhibit entitled Self Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center [art / free].

The Fisher Landau Center for Art at 38-27 30th Street in LIC has on display three exhibits entitled Intuitive Progression, Language as Representation and LORNA SIMPSON: Hypothetical? the last of which runs through August 7th [art / free - open Thurs - Mon 12 noon - 5 pm].

 

Saturday - The Arts & Rough Draft Fest ends, Art & Film

queens things to doMuseum of the Moving Image Astoria. The photo at right shows folks milling about after seeing a film at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria.

The LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center Rough Draft Festival. provides a mix of performances by local talent and an opportunity for performance artists to mingle and meet at the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in LIC. They are performing American Dreams & Arabian Nights beginning at 6 pm Friday and at 7 pm on Saturday [theater - $10]. American Dreams & Arabian Nights was described as,

"...you are invited into the audience of "American Dreams", America's most popular game/show, where you will decide which of three contestants will receive the ultimate prize: citizenship to "the greatest nation on earth."
Weaving storytelling, playful audience engagement, and current debates about immigration and more, this participatory performance-in-process asks how we negotiate between fear, trust, security and freedom: what stories we choose to believe - and how those choices come to shape who we are."

On Saturday night only, LPAC [see above] is hosting a performance in the Black Box Theatre entitled THE AЯTS which was described as,

"a three-part work of interdisciplinary theatre under development from the Brooklyn-based theatre company, Sponsored By Nobody. The project investigates and deconstructs the history of public funding for the arts in the United States and contrasts it with events in the European Union ..."

The Queens Museum has ongoing exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

Performances of Shakespeare's King Lear begins at 7.30 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20].

The current exhibit, Making Marks: Digital Sketches to Painted Stories, will be at the Dorsky Gallery | CP at 11-03 45th Avenue in LIC thru 4/16. Hours are Thursday through Monday from 11 am to 6 pm [art / free - 718.937.6317 or dgcpgallery@gmail.com].

The Genius of Geoffrey Holder is on exhibit at the Miller Gallery in the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [art / free]. Choreographer, designer, director, and actor, Holder, has a long history in the performing arts. In this exhibition, he is honored for his career in dance and theater, his Tony Award-winning work as director and costume designer for The Wiz, and contributions to the repertory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & Dance Theater of Harlem. The gallery is open from 10 am to 6 pm Mon - Sat and the exhibit runs thru May 30th.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above and / or click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.

 

Sunday - PS1 Spring Open House, King Lear ends & Film

queens things to doThe Trump Train? The photo at right shows a contemplative young man on the subway in Queens. I wonder what impact the Trump presidency will have on him during these formative years?

Performances of Shakespeare's King Lear begins at 7.30 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Secret Theater at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC [theater - $18 / $20].

There's an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria [thru 4/23]. Scorsese was a prolific filmmaker who captured on film some of the variety and uniqueness of NYC in decades past. [film - $15 / $11].

The Queens Museum has ongoing exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

There's a Terrarium Brunch at Luludi in Astoria - see Member Calendar.

At PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC there's a Spring Open House from 12 noon to 6 pm and it's free [art / music]. There will be live performances in the VW Dome at 2, 3.30 and 5 pm which was described as being about, "... a mundane superhero, Anxietina, who channels her anxiety into miraculous small acts of creation and destruction."

Click here for stories about some shopping venues in Queens, Queens street fairs and Queens farmers markets.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above and / or click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.


Queens Things To Do - This Week

Passover Begins, Jobs Fair, Spring Break & Fashion Show Casting Call

queens things to doWeather Forecast as of April 7, 2017 for week of 4/10 - 4/14/ 17

The temperature highs will be around 70 Monday through Wednesday, then dropping to 60 and 55 on Thursday & Friday. The temperature lows will be around 50 throughout the week. There's a 50% chance of morning showers on Wednesday & Friday. The winds will be about 10 to 15 mph throughout the week, and the humidity will range from about 50% to 60% throughout the week.

Boom Town LIC. The photo at right shows the emerging skyline in LIC. Since 2007, about 22,000 new units have come on the market in this Queens neighborhoood alone. And in 2017 almost 9,000 more units are expected to become available in the same neighborhood.

Monday - Passover Begins

Passover begins at sundown.

Tuesday - Jobs Fair

There's a small jobs fair from 8.30 to 11 am at the Queens Centers for Progress in Jamaica. Click here to see listing which includes phone number - Member Calendar for Queens Events.

Wednesday - Spring Break in Dutch Kills

From 12 noon to 3 pm the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition hosts Spring Break Fun In The Park at the Dutch Kills Playground on Crescent Street and 36th Avenue in Astoria. It will include a mix of performance & arts & crafts work programs. For details go to http://www.centralastoria.nyc.

Saturday - Queens JJMS Fashion Show Casting Call

The JJMS [Jamaica Just My Style] Model and Designer casting call begins at 6 pm at Nelema's Eyebrow and Threading Salon & Spa at 160-01 Jamaica Avenue in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens. Click here to see JJMS Fashion Show in Jamaica video from last year.

*The details for most of these events may be found on the Member Calendar for Queens Events which contains listings by arts, non-profits & community orgs.***

Also see events that run through the Weekend as noted above as well as clicking into the September events calendar which has a list ofvenues that have ongoing things to do. Click on the link above to go to the Member Events Calendar to view events. And click here tofind art, theater or film open calls, jobs openings, affordable housing, government sponsored classes & funding.


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