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Things To Do in Queens This Weekend

PS1 Warm Up Party, Festival de las Flores Jackson Heights, Colombian Festival York College, Noguchi Sculpture

queens things to doJuly 12, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 90 all weekend and the temperature lows will be around 70 all weekend. No Precipitation. There isn't any rain in the forecast this weekend. Winds will be between 5 - 10 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be between 50% - 65% all weekend. Click for Queens Weather.

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

The photo at right shows an aerial view of the East River with Queens and Manhattan on either side.

Enjoy yourself this weekend and go out to a farmers market, visit PS1 MoMA in LIC, or bike around the borough / city this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday - Noguchi Sculpture

queens things to do* The photo at right shows the beauty and peacefulness of the Cemetery in Queens. Cemeteries are a mix of history, culture and a groomed, peaceful nature.

 

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].

 

 

Saturday - MoMA PS1 Warm Up Party, Noguchi Sculpture Exhibit ends

queens things to do*The photo at right shows the PS1 court yard about two months ago, which is where the PS1 Warm Up Parties are held. The buildings towering above the court yard in the background didn't exist only a few short years ago.

The second PS1 Warm Up Party begins at 3 pm in the afternoon in Long Island City at Jackson & 46th Avenue and runs until 9 pm [art / $18 - $22].

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].

 

Sunday - Festival de las Flores Jackson Heights, Colombian Festival at York College, Last Weekend Noguchi Exhibit

queens things to do* The photo at right was taken at one of the summer concerts in in Travers Park in Jackson Heights in a prior year. On Sunday evening the Jackson Heights Jazz Festival begins - see details below.

The 8th annual Colombian Festival at York College at 94-45 Guy Brewer Blvd in Jamaica runs from 1 pm to 9 pm. The festival includes live music and dance performances. Tickets cost $8 and children under 12 are free, as are seniors over age 65 [music / festivalcolombianofioc.com].

Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 12 noon to 2 pm - The Festival de las Flores - A parade marches along 37th Avenue & 69th Street in Jackson Heights to 88th Street where there should be a Corona street fair that runs along the street to Roosevelt Avenue until about 6 pm [street fair unconfirmed but believe it's happening].

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].

 

WORK IN PROGRESS. 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].

* 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 [art / $20]. On Friday, February 1 from 8 pm to 12 midnight there's a Lunar New Year Celebration [sold out as of 2/1/19]. On Friday & Saturday from 1 - 5 pm there's a performance of Wall-Floor positions [free w/ admission]. And on Sunday there are three different programs entitled Hot House: Flowers & Cannabis by Broccoli Magazine [lecture panel] from 12 noon to 6 pm, Talking Nauman with Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, and a musical performance entitled Queer Trash from 3 to 6 pm.

* 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].

 

Week Beginning 7.15.19 - Waterfront Concert Series

* Thursday, July 11, from 7.30 - 9 pm - Waterfront Concert Series in Astoria Park [free / music]. Click here to see their posting in our Member Calendar of Queens Events.

 

Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

July 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

PS1 Warm Up Parties Begin in LIC, Jackson Heights Jazz Festival Begins at Travers Park, Noguchi Sculpture

queens things to do* July 5, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

* Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the mid to upper 80's all weekend and the temperature lows will be in the low to mid 70's all weekend. Precipitation. There's a 50% chance of between a quarter and half inch of rain throughout the day on Saturday, so you may get a bit wet if out, but likely nowhere near drenched. Winds will be between 5 - 10 mph all weekend. The Humidity will be between 65% - 75% all weekend. Click for Queens Weather.

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

*The photo at right shows the PS1 court yard about two months ago, which is where the PS1 Warm Up Parties are held. The buildings towering above the court yard in the background didn't exist only a few short years ago.

* Enjoy yourself this weekend and go out to a farmers market, visit PS1 MoMA in LIC, or bike around the borough / city this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday - Noguchi Sculpture

queens things to do* The photo at right shows the beauty and peacefulness of the Cemetery in Queens. Cemeteries are a mix of history, culture and a groomed, peaceful nature.

 

* 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].

 

 

Saturday - MoMA PS1 Warm Up Parties Begin, Noguchi Sculpture

queens things to do*The photo at right shows the PS1 court yard about two months ago, which is where the PS1 Warm Up Parties are held. The buildings towering above the court yard in the background didn't exist only a few short years ago.

* The first PS1 Warm Up Party begins at 3 pm in the afternoon in Long Island City at Jackson & 46th Avenue and runs until 9 pm [art / $18 - $22].

* 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].

 

Sunday - Jackson Heights Jazz Festival Begins at Travers Park

queens things to do* The photo at right was taken at one of the summer concerts in in Travers Park in Jackson Heights in a prior year. On Sunday evening the Jackson Heights Jazz Festival begins - see details below.

* The Jackson Heights Jazz Festival kicks off Sunday evening at 6 pm and runs until 9 pm at Travers Park at 78th Street at 34th Avenue in Jackson Heights. It's free.

* 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].

 

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].

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 [art / $20]. On Friday, February 1 from 8 pm to 12 midnight there's a Lunar New Year Celebration [sold out as of 2/1/19]. On Friday & Saturday from 1 - 5 pm there's a performance of Wall-Floor positions [free w/ admission]. And on Sunday there are three different programs entitled Hot House: Flowers & Cannabis by Broccoli Magazine [lecture panel] from 12 noon to 6 pm, Talking Nauman with Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, and a musical performance entitled Queer Trash from 3 to 6 pm.

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].

 

Week Beginning 7.8.19 - Dance Intensive, Arts in Rufus King Park & Waterfront Concert Series

* Daily, Monday through Sunday, beginning July 8th, from 10 am - 4 pm, week-long Dance Intensive at Green Space in LIC. Click here to see their posting in our Member Calendar of Queens Events.

* Tuesday, July 9, from 10 am to 12 noon - Arts in Rufus King Park at Jamaica Avenue and 160th Street [art / free]. Click here to see their posting in our Member Calendar of Queens Events.

* Thursday, July 11, from 7.30 - 9 pm - Waterfront Concert Series in Astoria Park [free / music]. Click here to see their posting in our Member Calendar of Queens Events.

 

Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

* July 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

Perfect Weather Weekend, Make Music NY Concerts, Queens Boro Dance Fest, Jackson Heights Art Club Show & Sale, Queens Dominican Parade, Noguchi Sculpture

queens things to doJune 21, 2019 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz NYC.

 

Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the low 80's all weekend and the temperature lows will be in the mid to high 60's all weekend. Precipitation. There's a 0% chance of rain all weekend - hurray. Winds will be about 10 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 one of the works created by a member of the Jackson Heights Art Club, shown in a prior year.

 

Enjoy yourself this weekend and go out to a farmers market, attend the one of the Make Music NY concerts, visit PS1 MoMA in LIC, or bike around the borough / city this weekend - see details below.

 

Friday - Queens Boro Dance Festival & Make Music NY

The photo at right shows a musician at one of the pianos around the city to be used in the Make Music NY on Friday, June 21 - see details below.

queens things to doMake Music New York coming Friday June 21 to numerous locations around the entire city at various times - see www.makemusicny.org for schedule - free.

 

On Friday, June 21, the Queens Boro Dance Festival will perform from 5 - 7 pm at the Lodati Playground on Skillman at 39th Street in Sunnyside.

 

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].

 

Saturday - Jackson Heights Art Club Show & Sale, Sculpture

queens things to do

The photo at right shows an InSitu Dance Performance in Long Island City in a prior year. On Friday the Queens Boro Dance Festival performs in Sunnyside - see details below.

 

Saturday & Sunday, June 22 & 23, 2019 from 9 am - 5 pm - Jackson Heights Art Club Art Show & Sale - On The Fence Outdoor Art Show in front of PS 69 between 77th & 79th Streets along 37th Avenue.*

 

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].

 

 

Sunday - Queens Dominican Parade, Jackson Heights Art Club Show & Sale

queens things to doThe photo at right shows a view looking west toward Manhattan from Northern Blvd in Jackson Heights. On Sunday the Dominican Parade returns to Northern Blvd - see details below.

The Queens Dominican Parade returns Sunday, beginning at 12 noon at 69th Street along Northern Blvd and ending at 86th Street and running until between 2 and 3 pm.

Saturday & Sunday, June 22 & 23, 2019 from 9 am - 5 pm - Jackson Heights Art Club Art Show & Sale - On The Fence Outdoor Art Show in front of PS 69 between 77th & 79th Streets along 37th Avenue.*

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].

 

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].

* 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 [art / $20]. On Friday, February 1 from 8 pm to 12 midnight there's a Lunar New Year Celebration [sold out as of 2/1/19]. On Friday & Saturday from 1 - 5 pm there's a performance of Wall-Floor positions [free w/ admission]. And on Sunday there are three different programs entitled Hot House: Flowers & Cannabis by Broccoli Magazine [lecture panel] from 12 noon to 6 pm, Talking Nauman with Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, and a musical performance entitled Queer Trash from 3 to 6 pm.

* 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].

 

Week Beginning 6.24.19 - Election Day Tuesday & Astoria Park Independence Day Fireworks

Tuesday - remember to VOTE for the candidate of your choice for the Queens District Attorney's Office.

On Thursday there's the Astoria Park Independence Day Fireworks. Festivities begin at 7.30 pm and end around 10 pm. Click the Member Calendar for details.

 

Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs & Member Events Calendar

June 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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