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Things To Do in Queens This Weekend

Columbus Day Parade & Weekend, Durga Puga Fest, Cressida Dance at LPAC, Pumpkin Fest, Tartuffe at Queens Theatre, Vintage Car Show, Dorsky Exhibit, Flux Factory Art & Queens Museum Exhibits

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

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the high 60's and the temperature lows in the low 50's all weekend including Monday. Precipitation. There's a 50% chance of a brief bit of rain [1/10th inch] expected sometime between 8 pm Sunday evening and about 1 am Monday morning. Winds will be 20 mph Friday and then simmer down into the low / middle single digits for the rest of the weekend including Monday. The Humidity will be about 60% all weekend. Click for Queens Weather.

* MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

* The photo at right shows a musical performance during the Durga Puja holiday in Sunnyside in 2014. The holiday is being celebrated this weekend - see details below.

* Enjoy yourself this weekend and attend the Columbus Day Parade, the Durga Puja Festival, a Vintage Car Show, a farmers market or bike around the borough / city this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday - Art, Film, Golfing & Cycling

queens things to do* The photo at right shows a Queens artwork photographed and modified in October of 2008.

* Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

* The Dorsky Gallery at 11-03 45th Avenue in LIC has an exhibit At Sea, on exhibit through Dec 8th [718.937.6317 or rsvp@dorsky.org]. Hours are Thursday through Monday 11 am - 6 pm.

* Socrates Sculpture Park at Vernon Blvd and Broadway in Astoria & LIC recently opened the Socrates Annual exhibition. The park is open from 9 am until sundown.

* Queens now has many bike lanes which serve as protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

Saturday - Columbus Day Parade, Cressida Dance at LPAC, Durga Puga Fest, Pumpkin Fest, Art Exhibit & Film

queens things to do* Columbus Day Parade in Astoria. The photo at right was taken in a prior year. The parade returns on Saturday - see details below.

* Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12 noon - 2 pm - Columbus Day Parade - Kicks off from Kaufman Astoria Studios at 34-12 36th Street, marches north on Steinway, west on 30th Avenue and then turns north on 33rd Street ending at Columbus Triangle at Astoria Blvd around 1 pm where there's an ending ceremony. Rain or shine.

* Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 am to 6 pm - Durga Puja Sharod Utsav - The Indian Autumn Festival - Along 174th St between 59th Avenue and Horace Harding Expressway.

* The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center located at 31-10 Thomson Ave in LIC is hosting performances by the Cressida Contemporary Dance Company running from 3 - 4.30 pm. Tickets are free at www.lpac.nyc.

* Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11 am - 6 pm - All Saints Church Pumpkin Festival - Along 46th Street between 43rd Avenue and Queens Blvd in Sunnyside. There's food and shopping and some vintage vendors.

* The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria at 35th Avenue & 36th Street is showing an exhibit entitled Creatures from the Land of Thra: Character Design for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance in the Behind the Screen section of the museum through Feb 23, 2020. It's about character / puppet making by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. Another exhibit is entitled Reimagining the Cel: Experiments in Animation from the 1980's, which includes three key films about animation [thru March 15, 2020]. And there are films for adults every afternoon and evening [$15 / $11 / $9 - www.movingimage.us].

* The Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents Moliere's Tartuffe performed by the in-house theater company, beginning at 7.30 pm Saturday anbd at 2 pm Sunday [$10 - $20 at www.queenstheatre.org].

* Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

 

Sunday - Vintage Car Show, Tartuffe at Queens Theatre, Art Exhibits, Golfing, Cycling & Socrates Annual is Open

queens things to do* ECCA Vintage / Classic Car Show. The photo at right was taken at one of the East Coast Car Association Classic Car Shows in the Maspeth Bank Parking Lot. The show returns today - see details below.

* Sunday, October 13 & 20, 2019 from 8 am to 4 pm - Maspeth Vintage Car Shows - Along Grand Avenue between 65th & 72nd Street in Maspeth. Vintage Car Show in Maspeth Federal Savings Bank Parking Lot. Street fairs in Maspeth NYC.

* The Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents Moliere's Tartuffe performed by the in-house theater company, beginning at 7.30 pm Saturday anbd at 2 pm Sunday [$10 - $20 at www.queenstheatre.org].

The Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in Long Island City is hosting an exhibit entitled Works in Thread: by Amir Badawi and Maria lulu Varona which runs through Sunday 10/6 from 1 pm - 6 pm daily [art / www.fluxfactory.org or Tel - 347.669.1406].

* Four new exhibits opened on Sunday, October 6th at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park [art / www.queensmuseum.org]. One is about the works of illustrator Rube Goldberg, a well known 20th century comic illustrator. Another about French artist Nicolas Moufarrege who did embroidered paintings in Paris, Lebanon and NYC in the latter part of the 20th century. My Blue Window is a contemporary American artist's installation that explores institutionalized racism. And Fade into Black is a look at the changing message of T-shirts created in Latin America and Southeast Asia, worn here and recycled in Latin America and Southeast Asia.

* The Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents Moliere's Tartuffe performed by the in-house theater company, beginning at 7.30 pm Saturday anbd at 2 pm Sunday [$10 - $20 at www.queenstheatre.org].

* Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

* Queens now has many bike lanes that provide protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

Week Beginning 10.14.19 - Columbus Day Holiday & Democrats Debate

* Columbus Day, is celebrated in recognition of Christopher Columbus daring journey across the Atlantic Ocean in 1498 whereon he discovered the lands that would eventually be named America.

* Monday, October 14, 2019 from 10 am to 6 pm - Greenpoint Avenue Sunnyside Festival - Along Greenpoint Avenue between 42nd and 48th Streets.

* On Tuesday, October 15th the fourth Democratic Debate will occur in Westerville, Ohio beginning at 8 pm on CNN. It will be the first time the candidates will be on one stage, as over a half dozen of them didn't make the cut for this one. The candidates making the cut are: Joseph Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Andrew Yang, Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, Pete Buttigieg, Tom Steyer, Tulsi Gabbard and Beto O’Rourke.

 

Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

* October 2019 - Click here for Queens farmers markets, or here for Queens Events Member Calendar or click for reports about Queens street fairs and other 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 and here for shopping venues in Queens.

 

MOSTLY DONE. Only ASTERISKED events have been updated.

The Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in Long Island City is hosting an exhibit entitled Works in Thread: by Amir Badawi and Maria lulu Varona which runs through Sunday 10/6 from 1 pm - 6 pm daily [art / www.fluxfactory.org or Tel - 347.669.1406].

The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road at Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria has on exhibit Changing & Unchanging Things [Hasegawa & Noguchi in Post War Japan] and Gabriel Orozco: Rotating Objects through July 14, 2019 and August 11, 2019 respectively. The first Friday of each month, admission is free from 10 am -5 pm and there's a 2 pm gallery tour [art / $5 & $10 donations welcome].

On Sunday free kyaking begins at 1 pm at Hallets Cove just north of Socrates Sculpture Park. Click here to view the date, time, map link and site link to the LIC Boathouse which sponsors kyaking along the East River in Queens on Labor Day Weekend. Donations welcome.


Things To Do in Queens This Weekend

Great Weather Weekend, Tech Girlz, Sunnyside Gardens Park Oktoberfest, MoMI Film, Queensboro Dance Fest, Dorsky Exhibit, Flux Factory Art & Queens Museum Openings

queens things to doOctober 5, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be between 60 - 70 all weekend. The temperature lows will be between 45 - 65 all weekend with Friday night / Saturday day being the coolest. Precipitation. No rain is expected this weekend, but some coming Monday. Winds will be between 7 - 15 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be between 45% and 65%, with Saturday being the dryest. Click for Queens Weather.

MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

The photo at right shows the base of the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in September of last year.

Enjoy yourself this weekend and go out to a farmers market, attend the Sunnyside Gardens Oktoberfest, or bike around the borough / city this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday - Art, Film, Golfing & Cycling

queens things to doThe photo at right shows a view from inside the #7 Subway in a prior year.

Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

The Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in Long Island City is hosting an exhibit entitled Works in Thread: by Amir Badawi and Maria lulu Varona which runs through Sunday 10/6 from 1 pm - 6 pm daily [art / www.fluxfactory.org or Tel - 347.669.1406].

Queens now has many bike lanes which serve as protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

Saturday - Tech Girlz, Sunnyside Gardens Park Oktoberfest, Art Exhibit, Queensboro Dance Fest & Film

queens things to doGantry Park and the East River. In the photo at right you can see the Queensboro Bridge in a prior year.

There's a free Tech Girlz workshop is for middle school girls, grades 5-8, to learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps. At VGBC Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens on 21-12 30th Road [free]. For details or to learn more about Tech Girlz see Member Calendar.

The Dorsky Gallery at 11-03 45th Avenue in LIC has an exhibit At Sea, on exhibit [718.937.6317 or rsvp@dorsky.org]. Hours are Thursday through Monday 11 am - 6 pm.

From 12 noon to 5 pm - Sunnyside Gardens Park Oktoberfest - At Sunnyside Gardens Park at 48-21 39th Avenue. Arts, crafts, food, pumpkin patch & games open to public. St festivals in Sunnyside Queens NYC.

The Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in Long Island City is hosting an exhibit entitled Works in Thread: by Amir Badawi and Maria lulu Varona which runs through Sunday 10/6 from 1 pm - 6 pm daily [art / www.fluxfactory.org or Tel - 347.669.1406].

The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria at 35th Avenue & 36th Street is hosting Jim Henson Tours on Saturday beginning at 11.30 am and 12.30 pm respectively. There is an exhibit which opened in September entitled Creatures from the Land of Thra: Character Design for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance in the Behind the Screen section of the museum. It's about character / puppet making by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. And there are films for adults every afternoon and evening [$15 / $11 / $9 - www.movingimage.us].

The Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents Queensboro Dance Festival performed by 30 local dancers and choreographers beginning at 8 pm Saturday and at 4 pm Sunday [$20 at www.queenstheatre.org].

Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

 

Sunday - Art & Exhibit Openings, Queensboro Dance Fest, Golfing & Cycling

queens things to doA Vanishing Scene. The photo at right was taken looking west to Manhattan a few years ago. I doubt one could shoot a photograph like this today.

The Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in Long Island City is hosting an exhibit entitled Works in Thread: by Amir Badawi and Maria lulu Varona which runs through Sunday 10/6 from 1 pm - 6 pm daily [art / www.fluxfactory.org or Tel - 347.669.1406].

Four new exhibits opens Sunday, October 6th at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park [art / www.queensmuseum.org]. One is about the works of illustrator Rube Goldberg, a well known 20th century comic illustrator. Another about French artist Nicolas Moufarrege who did embroidered paintings in Paris, Lebanon and NYC in the latter part of the 20th century. My Blue Window is a contemporary American artist's installation that explores institutionalized racism. And Fade into Black is a look at the changing message of T-shirts created in Latin America and Southeast Asia, worn here and recycled in Latin America and Southeast Asia.

The Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents Queensboro Dance Festival performed by 30 local dancers and choreographers beginning at 8 pm Saturday and at 4 pm Sunday [$20 at www.queenstheatre.org].

Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

Queens now has many bike lanes that provide protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ASTERISKED events have NOT been updated.

* The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road at Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria has on exhibit Changing & Unchanging Things [Hasegawa & Noguchi in Post War Japan] and Gabriel Orozco: Rotating Objects through July 14, 2019 and August 11, 2019 respectively. The first Friday of each month, admission is free from 10 am -5 pm and there's a 2 pm gallery tour [art / $5 & $10 donations welcome].

* On Sunday free kyaking begins at 1 pm at Hallets Cove just north of Socrates Sculpture Park. Click here to view the date, time, map link and site link to the LIC Boathouse which sponsors kyaking along the East River in Queens on Labor Day Weekend. Donations welcome.

 

Week Beginning 10.7.19 - Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of Atonement, begins at sundown Tuesday, October 8th and ends at sundown Wednesday, October 9th.

 

Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

October 2019 - Click here for Queens farmers markets, or here for Queens Events Member Calendar or click for reports about Queens street fairs and other 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 and here for shopping venues in Queens.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: Under the Mets Grandstands by Seymour Butz.


Things To Do in Queens This Weekend

Great Weather Weekend, St. Francis of Assissi Carnival Astoria, Fall for Arts Fest on Roosevelt Isle & Rosh Hashanah begins Sunday

queens things to do* September 27, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be between 75 - 85 all weekend. The temperature lows will be between 60 - 70 all weekend. Precipitation. There's a 30% chance of 1/10 of an inch of rain Saturday evening between 9 pm and midnight, but likely no rain for the weekend. Winds will be around 10 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be around 45% Friday, 70% Saturday and 55% Sunday. Click for Queens Weather.

* MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

* Astoria Park Hell Gate Bridge. The photo at right shows a photo taken at Astoria Park looking toward the Hell Gate Bridge in a prior year.

* Enjoy yourself this weekend and go out to a farmers market, attend the Carnival in Astoria or the Art Fair on Roosevelt Island, or bike around the borough / city this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday - Golfing & Cycling

queens things to do* The photo at right shows a view of the Manhattan Skyline that no longer exists as buildings in LIC have sprouted up to replace it. Less than two weeks ago there was a meeting about an exploratory development for the Sunnyside Yard, encompassing 180 acres, between LIC and Sunnyside - see story below.

 

* Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

 

* Queens now has many bike lanes which serve as protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

Saturday - St. Francis of Assissi Carnival Astoria & Fall for Arts Fest on Roosevelt Isle

queens things to do* Sunnyside Yard. In the photo at right you can see Sunnyside Yard looking south from Queens Blvd in a prior year.

* Stowell Art show coming shortly.

* Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 11 am - 9 pm - St Francis of Assissi Carnival - At 21-18 46th Street between 21st Avenue & Ditmars in Astoria - street fairs in Astoria. Food, face painting, games, live music, entertainment & things for sale.

* Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 11 am to 4 pm - Fall for Arts Festival - In Southpoint Park at FDR Four Freedoms Park on the Rivercross Lawn on Roosevelt Island. A day full of activities for everyone including kite flying, games, arts & crafts and musical performances. Free.

* Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

 

Sunday - Rosh Hashanah Begins, Golfing & Cycling

queens things to do* Rosh Hashanah. The photo at right is by Rabbi Yitzchok who depicts traditional Jewish life as seen in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

* Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins Sunday evening. Happy New Year.

* Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

Queens now has many bike lanes that provide protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ASTERISKED events have been updated.

On Sunday 3/25, the Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in LIC, is hosting a 'Soul Brother Circle' from 12 noon to 5 pm. It includes drum beating and tai chi [art / music / dance / $10 suggested donation].

The Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park is hosting a special Queer Urban Orchestra Mothers Day concert from 3.30 - 4.30 pm [art / music].

The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road at Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria has on exhibit Changing & Unchanging Things [Hasegawa & Noguchi in Post War Japan] and Gabriel Orozco: Rotating Objects through July 14, 2019 and August 11, 2019 respectively. The first Friday of each month, admission is free from 10 am -5 pm and there's a 2 pm gallery tour [art / $5 & $10 donations welcome].

On Sunday free kyaking begins at 1 pm at Hallets Cove just north of Socrates Sculpture Park. Click here to view the date, time, map link and site link to the LIC Boathouse which sponsors kyaking along the East River in Queens on Labor Day Weekend. Donations welcome.

 

Week Beginning 9.30.19 - TBD

TBD.

 

Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

* September 2019 - Click here for Queens farmers markets, or here for Queens Events Member Calendar or click for reports about Queens street fairs and other 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 and here for shopping venues in Queens.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: Under the Mets Grandstands by Seymour Butz.


Things To Do in Queens This Weekend

Great Weather Weekend, Climate Strike Friday Noon Manhattan, Modern Dance in LIC, Hispanic Day Parade, Queens County Fair, Viva La Comida, Antique Auto Show, Bell Blvd Stroll & Myrtle Ave Fair

queens things to doSeptember 19, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 80 all weekend. The temperature lows will be in the 60's all weekend. Precipitation. There isn't any rain in the forecast for the weekend. Winds will be around 5 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be between 50% - 60% all weekend. Click for Queens Weather.

MTA / Public Transit / Click here for the MTA Weekender.

The photo at right shows a number of the Hispanic Day Parade participants dressed in costume in a prior year. The parade provides the public with a free show of Hispanic culture including clothing, music and performance - see details below.

Enjoy yourself this weekend and go out to a farmers market, attend the Dance Festival in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, or bike around the borough / city this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday - Climate Strike Friday Noon Manhattan, Golfing & Cycling

queens things to doThe photo at right shows a couple of women doing some browsing of the vendors at the Queens County Farm in August. The Queens County Farm Fair returns this weekend - see details below.

There's a Climate Strike being held down at Foley Square just north of City Hall in Manhattan beginning at noon. It's preceded by a parade from Trinity Church and followed by a rally in Battery Park at 5 pm where Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will speak.

Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

Queens now has many bike lanes that provide protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

Saturday - Queens County Fair, Viva La Comida Jackson BID Fest & Modern Dance in LIC

queens things to doThe photo at right was taken at the Queens County Farm in August. The Queens County Farm Fair has live chickens, sheep and other livestock, as well as rides, food and shopping - see details below.

Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22, 2019 from 11 am to 6 pm - Queens County Fair - At the Queens County Farm at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway. The first Queens County Fair occurred in 1693. This one includes corn husking, tractor pulls, carnival rides, a Bavarian beer garden, food galore and arts & crafts shops. Admission $15 / $8 food & drink costs extra / $10 / $5 advance at www.queenscountyfarm.org.

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 12 noon - 7 pm - Viva La Comida - Along 82nd Street between Baxter and Roosevelt Avenues including Dunningham Trianglet. Food & entertainment. Organized by 82nd Street Partnership of Jackson Heights. The - John Lennon Educational Tour Bus returns this year.

Also Saturday evening Green Space Studio at 37-24 24th Street in studio #211 there are a couple of modern dance performances, by EnterArt & Arim Dance, to open the season for the monthly Take Root dance showcase series beginning at 8 pm [$17 / $20 / $22 / www.greenspacestudio.org]. Click into Member Calendar for details.

Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

 

Sunday - Hispanic Day Parade & Festival, Antique Auto Show, Bell Blvd & Myrtle Avenue Fairs, Queens County Fair, Golfing, Cycling & Modern Dance in LIC

queens things to doThe photo at right shows folks hanging out on a tractor at the Queens County Farm last month. The Queens County Farm Fair returns this weekend - see details below.

The Hispanic Day Parade marches east along 37th Avenue beginning around 74th Street, ending around 89th Street in Corona where there's a street festival a bit further east on 37th Avenue beginning at Junction Blvd - see below.

Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 11 am - 4 pm - Carnaval de la Cultura Latina / Latin Culture Festival - Along Junction Blvd between Roosevelt and 37th Avenues in Corona following Hispanic Day Parade.

Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 12 noon - 6 pm - Myrtle Avenue BID Fall Festival / East Coast Car Association Antique Auto Show - Along Myrtle Ave between Forest Avenue and Wyckoff Avenue. Also along Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond and Wyckoff, and St. Nicholas Avenue between Myrtle Avenue & Woodbine and Onderdonk Avenue between Myrtle and 70th Avenue. Street fairs in Ridgewood Queens NYC.

Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 12 noon - 5 pm - Bell Blvd Stroll - Along Bell Blvd from 38th to 42nd Avenue. Arts, crafts, food and live music and entertainment. Street fairs in Bayside Queens NYC.

Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22, 2019 from 11 am to 6 pm - Queens County Fair - At the Queens County Farm at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway. The first Queens County Fair occurred in 1693. This one includes corn husking, tractor pulls, carnival rides, a Bavarian beer garden, food galore and arts & crafts shops. Admission $15 / $8 food & drink costs extra / $10 / $5 advance at www.queenscountyfarm.org.

On Sunday evening beginning at 7 pm Green Space Studio at 37-24 24th Street in studio #211 there are several modern dance performances, opening the season for the monthly Fertile Ground dance series beginning at 7 pm [$15 / www.greenspacestudio.org]. Click into Member Calendar for details.

Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.

Queens now has many bike lanes that provide protective barriers for cyclists. The weather is ideal for biking this weekend.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ASTERISKED events have NOT been updated.

* On Sunday 3/25, the Flux Factory at 39-31 29th Street in LIC, is hosting a 'Soul Brother Circle' from 12 noon to 5 pm. It includes drum beating and tai chi [art / music / dance / $10 suggested donation].

* The Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park is hosting a special Queer Urban Orchestra Mothers Day concert from 3.30 - 4.30 pm [art / music].

* The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road at Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria has on exhibit Changing & Unchanging Things [Hasegawa & Noguchi in Post War Japan] and Gabriel Orozco: Rotating Objects through July 14, 2019 and August 11, 2019 respectively. The first Friday of each month, admission is free from 10 am -5 pm and there's a 2 pm gallery tour [art / $5 & $10 donations welcome].

* On Sunday free kyaking begins at 1 pm at Hallets Cove just north of Socrates Sculpture Park. Click here to view the date, time, map link and site link to the LIC Boathouse which sponsors kyaking along the East River in Queens on Labor Day Weekend. Donations welcome.

 

Week Beginning 9.23.19 - The United Nations is in Session

The UN is in session all week in Manhattan at 1st Avenue between 42nd & 48th Streets.

 

Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

September 2019 - Click here for Queens farmers markets, or here for Queens Events Member Calendar or click for reports about Queens street fairs and other 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 and here for shopping venues in Queens.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: Under the Mets Grandstands by Seymour Butz.


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