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Things To Do in Queens This Weekend

Autism Fundraiser Astoria, Learn to Tap Dance Jamaica, Sculpture Center Art Opening Reception, Chocolate Factory Theater, #7 Subway Work & Mulchfest Continue, History, Film, Art & Theater

queens things to do* January 11, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 30 and the temperature lows will be in the low 20's throughout the weekend. There's No Rain in the forecast. Winds will be 20 mph on Friday, dropping to 7 - 12 mph the rest of the weekend. The Humidity will be around 40% throughout the weekend. Click for Queens Weather.

* Autism Fundraiser at Redken Saloon Salon Astoria. The photo at right shows a scene from the Shave the Stache Fundraiser at the Redken Saloon Salonr from a prior year. The event is Friday 1/11/19 beginning at 7.30 pm - see details below.

 

#7 Subway out of service between Queenboro Plaza / Times Square / Hudson Yards

* MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender. The #7 will NOT be running between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square weekday nights between midnight and 5 am, nor weekends throughout the month of January of 2019 - beginning Thursday January 3rd.

 

Friday - Autism Fundraiser Redken Saloon Salon Astoria, Chocolate Factory Theater & Sculpture

queens things to do* The photo at right shows one of the guys, who grew whiskers for the Shave the Stache autism fundraiser, preparing to have them removed in front of a concerned audience, by Frank Arcabascio of the Redken Saloon Salon in Astoria.

* The Shave the Stache event at the Redken Saloon Salon which is a fundraising event for Autism being held Friday evening 1.11.19 beginning at 7.30 pm at the Redken Saloon Salon on at 36-17 30th Avenue in Astoria. Click here for the report with 007 Shave the Stache video we posted last year.

* The Chocolate Factory in LIC opened a new production on Wednesday, January 9th which runs through January 19th, but it's sold out. Tickets are available for the next production which runs January 23rd through the 27th entitled, Jeff Rosenblit, I'm gonna need another one. It begins at 8 pm and tickets are $20.

* The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road at Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria has on exhibit Akari - Sculpture by Other Means and Jorge Palacios through January 27 & 20, 2019 respectively [art / donations welcome]. On the first Friday of each month admission is free.

 

Saturday - Learn to Tap Dance, Art & Mulchfest Continues

queens things to do* The photo at right shows some of the Mulchfest eparticipants in Jackson Heights in an earlier year. Mulchfest continues through the weekend - see details below.

* MulchFest 2019. Mulch your old Christmas tree (remove decorations first). The Parks Department will be chipping Christmas trees and wreaths from 10 am 2 pm Saturday & Sunday to make mulch to use on NYC street trees and greenways. Mulch and chipping will be done at Travers Park at 34th Avenue and 78th Street in Jackson Heights, at Astoria Park on 19th Street at Hoyt Avenue (parking lot), Hunters Point South Park in LIC at Center Blvd & Borden Avenue, Forest Park at Woodhaven Blvd and Forest Park Drive, Cunningham Park at 196th Place and Union Turnpike and Juniper Valley Park at 80th Street and Juniper Blvd North & South. There are other drop off locations, but no on site chipping - for drop off locations and specific instructions see - https://www.nycgovparks.org/highlights/festivals/mulchfest

* From 12 noon to 1 pm you can Learn to Tap Dance with Omar Edwards at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning [aka JCAL] located at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [dance / www.jcal.org].

* The Queens International exhibits opened this Fall at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park and is on display through into February of 2019 [art].

* PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC has several art exhibits open, including Bruce Nauman Disappearing Acts which runs through Feb 25, 2019 and Charles White: A Retrospective through January 13, 2019 [art / $20].

 

Sunday - Sculpture Center Art Reception, Art Exhibits & Mulchfest ends

queens things to do* The photo at right shows the #7 Subway Train plaform at Queensboro Plaza Friday night. The #7 is having work done on the track segment between Queens Plaza and Manhattan. See details using the MTA Weekender link above.

* The Sculpture Center at 44-19 Purves Street, off Jackson Avenue in LIC, is hosting an opening reception from 5 - 7 pm for two new exhibits, Banu Cennetoglu and In Practice. In Practice is a group show, done periodically, via an open call to local artists.

* MulchFest 2019. Mulch your old Christmas tree (remove decorations first). The Parks Department will be chipping Christmas trees and wreaths from 10 am 2 pm Saturday & Sunday to make mulch to use on NYC street trees and greenways. Mulch and chipping will be done at Travers Park at 34th Avenue and 78th Street in Jackson Heights, at Astoria Park on 19th Street at Hoyt Avenue (parking lot), Hunters Point South Park in LIC at Center Blvd & Borden Avenue, Forest Park at Woodhaven Blvd and Forest Park Drive, Cunningham Park at 196th Place and Union Turnpike and Juniper Valley Park at 80th Street and Juniper Blvd North & South. There are other drop off locations, but no on site chipping - for drop off locations and specific instructions see - https://www.nycgovparks.org/highlights/festivals/mulchfest

* The Queens International exhibits opened this Fall at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park and is on display through into February of 2019 [art].

* PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC has several art exhibits open, including Bruce Nauman Disappearing Acts which runs through Feb 25, 2019 and Charles White: A Retrospective through January 13, 2019 [art / $20].

queens things to do* The photo at right shows 30th Avenue in Astoria around 8 pm on a cold Friday night. It was far busier than I would have expected.

 

WORK IN PROGRESS - Asterisked events have been updated.

The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria at 35th Avenue & 36th Street is hosting Jim Henson Tours on Friday & Saturday beginning at 11 am and 11.30 am respectively. There is at a 1 pm showing of Mr. Rogers 'Won't You Be My Neighbor' each day. And there are films for adults every afternoon and evening [$15 / $11 / $9 - www.movingimage.us].

The Queens Theater in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents A Christmas Carol performed by Titan Theater beginning at 7.30 pm on Friday and Saturday [$25 at www.queenstheatre.org].

The Museum of the Moving Image -

 

Week Beginning 1.14.19 - TBD

* TBD


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Things To Do in Queens This Weekend

Friday Nite Silk Road, NYC Mulchfest Begins, #7 Subway Work, History, Film, Art & Theater

queens things to doJanuary 4, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the mid 40's on Friday, and Saturday, dropping into the mid 30's on Sunday. The temperature lows will be around 40 on Friday and Saturday, dropping to the mid 20's on Sunday.

There's about an inch or more of Rain forecast beginning before midnight Friday and ending about 7 pm on Saturday morning. Sunday looks clear.

Winds will be 10 mph on Friday, 15 mph Saturday and a blustery 20 mph on Sunday. The Humidity will be around 70% Friday, 85% on Saturday and then dropping into the mid 50% on Sunday. Click for Queens Weather.

 

#7 SUBWAY OUT QUEENSBORO PLAZA / TIMES SQUARE

MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender. The #7 will NOT be running between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square weekday nights between midnight and 5 am, nor weekends throughout the month of January of 2019 - beginning Thursday January 3rd.

Starting the New Year on the Right Foot. The photo at right shows an NYRR runner returning from the midnight / New Years Eve run in Central Park very early Tuesday morning. Jun Xie of Flushing ran a four miler with the New York Road Runners as the fireworks went off in Central Park at 12.01 am January 1, 2019.

 

Friday - Silk Road Performance in Jamaica

From 7.30 - 9 pm there's a performance of Silk Road: An Exploration of the Jaap or Bajan Tradition at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning [aka JCAL] located at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [Admission for suggested donation / www.jcal.org].

The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road at Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria has on exhibit Akari - Sculpture by Other Means and Jorge Palacios through January 27 & 20, 2019 respectively [art / donations welcome]. On the first Friday of each month admission is free.

 

Saturday - NYC Mulchfest Begins, Art, Film & Theater

queens things to doThe photo at right shows a mother and child enjoying the Mulchfest Show at Travers Park in Jackson Heights in a prior year. See details and other Queens locations below - coming shortly.

MulchFest 2019. Mulch your old Christmas tree (remove decorations first). The Parks Department will be chipping Christmas trees and wreaths from 10 am 2 pm Saturday & Sunday to make mulch to use on NYC street trees and greenways. Mulch and chipping will be done at Travers Park at 34th Avenue and 78th Street in Jackson Heights, at Astoria Park on 19th Street at Hoyt Avenue (parking lot), Hunters Point South Park in LIC at Center Blvd & Borden Avenue, Forest Park at Woodhaven Blvd and Forest Park Drive, Cunningham Park at 196th Place and Union Turnpike and Juniper Valley Park at 80th Street and Juniper Blvd North & South. There are other drop off locations, but no on site chipping - for drop off locations and specific instructions see - https://www.nycgovparks.org/highlights/festivals/mulchfest

The Queens International exhibits opened this Fall at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park and is on display through into February of 2019 [art].

PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC has several art exhibits open, including Bruce Nauman Disappearing Acts which runs through Feb 25, 2019 and Charles White: A Retrospective through January 13, 2019 [art / $20].

 

Sunday - Holiday Markets, Art & Film

queens things to doThe photo at right shows the new holiday lights erected this year along Queens Blvd by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District.

The Queens International exhibits opened this Fall at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park and is on display through into February of 2019 [art].

PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC has several art exhibits open, including Bruce Nauman Disappearing Acts which runs through Feb 25, 2019 and Charles White: A Retrospective through January 13, 2019 [art / $20].

 

WORK IN PROGRESS / MORE COMING - Asterisked events have NOT been updated.

* The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria at 35th Avenue & 36th Street is hosting Jim Henson Tours on Friday & Saturday beginning at 11 am and 11.30 am respectively. There is at a 1 pm showing of Mr. Rogers 'Won't You Be My Neighbor' each day. And there are films for adults every afternoon and evening [$15 / $11 / $9 - www.movingimage.us].

queens things to do nyc* The Queens Theater in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents A Christmas Carol performed by Titan Theater beginning at 7.30 pm on Friday and Saturday [$25 at www.queenstheatre.org].

* The Museum of the Moving Image -

 

Week Beginning 1.7.19 - Autism Fundraiser Redken Saloon Salon Astoria

The photo at right was taken two years ago at the Shave the Stache event at the Redken Saloon Salon which is a fundraising event for Autism being held Friday evening 1.11.19 beginning at 7.30 pm at the Redken Saloon Salon on at 36-17 30th Avenue in Astoria. Click here for the report with 007 Shave the Stache video we posted last year.

Also the Chocolate Factory in LIC opens a new production on Wednesday, January 9th.


Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

Click here for reports about Queens farmers markets, Queens street fairs, shopping venues in Queens and / or click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events. Also click here for free summer concerts in Queens, free summer movies in Queens and free things to do and free summer theater in Queens & things to do.

CLICK here for Queens holiday markets & shopping and here for Queens Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa holiday events and click here for Queens New Years parties.

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