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Queens Events - JANUARY 2010 - Updated Weekly

Things To Do In Queens - Updated 1 / 27 / 11

 


Happy New Year Queens

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The month of January is a month of fresh starts. The holidays are over and it's time to set one's course for the new year. And Martin Luther King Day arrives in the middle of the month.

Use the search function to obtain maps, photos and reports on many of Queens cultural organizations, or check the Business Directory to obtain contact information including website links.



Art Exhibits & Events - Queens NY


Queens Art Museums

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Noguchi Museum In Long Island City

January 9: Second Sundays - The Company He Kept

At 3 pm. Marion Greenwood [mural artist], Frida Kahlo [painter], Ruth Page [dancer] and Yuriko [choreographer] were friends and contemporaries of Noguchi. Guest curator Amy Wolf will discuss their art and relationships as they evolved in the 20th century. Free with admission.

noguchi museum in long island city queens new york city nyJanuary - April 24: On Becoming An Artist: Isamu Noguchi And His Contemporaries, 1922 - 1960

This exhibit explores Isamu Noguchi's career and early development. It includes earlier works and his interactions with; as well as influences on and by forty of his contemporaries.

The museum is open Wednesday through Friday 10 am - 5 pm, and Saturday - Sunday 11 am - 6 pm. All programs are free with admission $10 / $5. First Friday of every month, pay what you wish. Click here to view a prior story about the Noguchi Museum in Queens.

Click here to view a map of the location of the Noguchi Museum at 32-37 Vernon Blvd in Long Island City LIC Queens NYC. This will also contain public transit info. Click here to obtain more info on the Noguchi Museum website. 718.204.7088.

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PS1 Art Exhibits in Long Island City

PS1

January 15: Starecase Project

From 4 - 6 pm. Discussion and performance including artists, curator and musicians.

January 23: Opening Day Celebration - Only The Lonely

From 12 noon to 6 pm on the 2nd floor. Photographer / Video Artist Laurel Nakadate presents her works of the past ten years. The exhibit includes themes of voyeurism, loneliness, the manipulative power of the camera and the need to connect with others. Included with admission.

January 29: Open Circuit

From 4 - 6 pm. The tools of surveillance are converted into instruments of creative play.

January - April 4: The Talent Show

Eighteen artists explore the concept of performer and audience in an exhibit that explores TV talent shows, social media and government surveillance.

January - April 4: Feng Mengbo

Interactive video game installation by Beijing artist who plays off of Super Mario Brothers and Street Fighter II. The game includes government propaganda and the hero is a Red Army soldier.

Admission $10, except on PS1 Warm Up Party Saturdays when admission is $15. Open Thursday through Monday 12 pm - 6 pm. Click here for a map to PS1 at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City LIC Queens NYC. Click this link to obtain more info on the PS1 website. Tel: 718.784.2084. Click here to view a report about PS1 in LIC or use the search function to view all of them.

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Sculpture Center - Long Island City

sculpture centerJanuary 23: Ursula von Rydingsvard / In Practice Projects

Opening Reception 5 - 7 pm. Two new sculpture exhibits kick off the new year at the Sculpture Center. Click here to view a report on a prior Sculpture Center reception opening.

Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday 12 noon - 6 pm. Free admission, but a $5 donation is suggested. Click this link to see a map of the location of the Sculpture Center at 44-19 Purves Street in Long Island City LIC Queens NY. Also see neighborhood map link below for transit info into the area. Click this link for our business listing of the Sculpture Center in Long Island City which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Queens Museum Of Art [QMA] Exhibit in Flushing

queens museum of artJanuary 16: Art Workshops For Families - Free

From 1.30 - 4.30 pm. Exploration of light and drama in art. Free with admission.

January - February 17: Structure Has A Life With Personality

We live inside of and surrounded by buildings. In this exhibit ten artists explore our association / interaction with buildings as an art form with personality. QMA cites its own building as one with multiple personalities having first been erected as the pavillion for the 1939 World's Fair, after which it became home to the first United Nations convocation and is now an art museum.

Perennial Exhibits: Panorama Of New York City & Tiffany Glass Collection

The panorama of the city of New York, created for the 1964 World's Fair and updated in the 90's is impressive to see at least once in a lifetime. And they also have a Tiffany Glass collection.

The first Sunday of every month is free from 1 - 4 pm, compliments of the MetLife Foundation. Click these links to view stories about prior exhibits at QMA including Reason's Clue Exhibit at the Queens Museum Of Art or Queens International Art Exhibit at the Queens Museum Of Art. Open Wednesday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm; Saturday & Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm. Admission $5 / $2.

Click this link for a map to the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Queens NYC. The map links below include transit info. Click this link for to obtain more info on the Queens Museum of Art website. Tel: 718.592.9700.

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Flux Factory - Long Island City

flux factory

January 13: Flux Factory Auction & Gala

Begins at 8 pm. Potluck dinner [bring something to share] and art presentations by resident artists. Free.

January 14 - 21: Aesthetics Of Healthcare Technology

Opening night reception begins at 8 pm [for rest of week see normal times below]. Sara Krugman explores the aesthetics, emotional and psychological relationship of people to the medical devices that assist them. Donations welcome.

January 27: Know Your Rights Workshop

Begins at 7 pm. This is a workshop with role playing, addressing fourth amendment rights, the role of the police and on-the-street interactions with the police. It appears to be a real workshop, with real lawyers, not a performance art event. Admission free.

Open from 12 noon - 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays and other times as listed above. Click this link to read a story about a prior event at the Flux Factory. Click this link to see a map of the location of the Flux Factory in LIC which also contains transit info into the area. TBD - Click this link for the telephone number of the Flux Factory in LIC. Click here to go to the Flux Factory website.

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Space Womb in LIC Long Island City

January 21: Opening Reception Three Experiences

From 6 - 8 pm. Hyegyeong Choi, Dawon Min and Jiye Park in a trio exhibition at Space Womb at 22-48 Jackson Avenue in LIC. Gallery hours Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm. Admission Free.


Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning in Jamaica NY

Through January 8: Eung Ho Park

This exhibit explores race, gender and culture as seen through the eyes of a Korean artist. Admission free.

January 26: Opening Reception For 2010 Studio LLC

From 6 - 8 pm. Opening reception of an exhibit of the works of some of the artists participating in the 2010 Studio. These are artists who have shown a talent for managing their work as a business displaying talents in grant writing, getting publicity and general creativity. Admission free.

JCAL is open 10 am - 5 pm Monday and Friday and 10 am - 7 pm Tuesday through Thursday [closed April 2nd & 3rd]. Admission Free. Click here to view a story about a prior event at Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning JCAL in Jamaica Queens.

Click this link to see a map of the location of Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning and the Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Jamaica Queens NYC. The map links below will include transit info. Click this link to obtain more info on the JCAL website. Tel: 718.658.7400.

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Socrates Sculpture Park - LIC / Astoria

socrates sculpture parkThrough March: Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition [EAFE] 2010

The Fall / Winter Socrates Sculpture Park Exhibition is on display. Admission Free.

The park is open during daylight hours in the winter. Open space to play for Kids / Children. Click here to view short reports on a prior events at the Socrates Sculpture Park In LIC / Astoria. Click here to view a map showing the location of the Socrates Sculpture Park at 31st Avenue and Vernon Blvd in Long Island City LIC Queens NY. Click here to obtain more info on the Socrates Sculpture Park website. Tel:718.956.1819.

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Comedy Events - Queens

 

The Creek & Cave In Long Island City

January: Comedy Nights At The Cave

Almost every evening they have something going on, most of which is stand up comedy, and the fun begins at 8 pm, but times may vary. Admission is generally free except for special events.

Click here for a story about a prior event at the Creek and the Cave in LIC. Click here to see a map of the location of The Creek and The Cave at 10-93 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City LIC Queens. The map link above includes transit info. Click this link for our business listing of The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Dance Performances - Queens

 

Green SpaceGreen Space In LIC

January 15: John J. Zullo Dance - Take Root

Starts at 8.30 pm. Culture transformed into expressive movement designed to elicit an emotional response from the audience. Admission $15.

January 16: Spark Movement Collective & Ground Grippers Dance Company - Fertile Ground

Begins at 7 pm. This is a two hour modern dance performance. Admission $18.

Click here to see a map of the location of Green Space at 37-24 24th Street in Long Island City LIC Queens NY NYC. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link to obtain more info on the Dance Entropy website or Green Space website. Tel: 718.956.3037.

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Dining & Drinking - Queens NY

 

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January: Restaurants & Food

Queens Buzz plans to write one or more new restaurant review each month. You will be able to find these in the Queens Buzz Restaurant Reviews section of this site. This month one Italian restaurant and one Japanese restaurant.

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Queens Harvest Food Co-op

January 29: Ice Skating Fundraiser

At 7.30 pm. A fund raiser will be held at the City Ice Pavillion at in LIC at 47-32 32nd Place in LIC. Admission $8 / Skate Rental $5.



Farmers Markets - Queens

 

Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2011 - Queens

queens farmers markets

Jackson Heights Farmers Market at Travers Park to go year round starting January 9th, 2011.

Click this link for info about Queens Farmers Markets opening & closing dates 2009. Click this link for our business listing of the City Council on the Environment contact information.

These outdoor markets are sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation and the Council on the Environment of NYC, except for the Flushing and Jamaica markets. The Flushing market is done in collaboration with the NY Hall Of Science and the Jamaica market is done in collaboration with Local Harvest, a non-profit. You may also use the search function to find a report on CSA's [Community Supported Agriculture in Queens].

Astoria Farmers Market - Open July 7 - Nov 17, 2010

WEDNESDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click here for a map to the Astoria Farmers Market locations on 14th Street just south of 31st Avenue.

Corona Farmers Market - Open July 9 - Nov 19, 2010

FRIDAYS Times TBD. Click this link to view a map of the Corona Farmers Market location at 103rd Street & Roosevelt in Corona. Link TBD.

Flushing Farmers Market NY Hall Of Science - Open June 20 - Nov 14, 2010

Sundays 10 am - 4 pm in front of the NY Hall of Science. Click this link to view a map of the Flushing Farmers Market location NY Hall Of Science 47-01 111th Street in Flushing.

Flushing Farmers Mkt Qns Botanical Gardens - Open July 2 - Nov 12, 2010

Fridays 8.30 am - 4 pm in front of the Queens Botanical Gardens. Click this link to view a map of the Flushing Farmers Market location Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street in Flushing.

Glendale / Atlas Park Farmers Market - Open June 12 - Nov 20, 2010

SATURDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm at the Shops At Atlas Park Mall in Glendale. Click here to view a map of the Glendale Farmers Market location at Cooper Avenue and 80th Street.

Jackson Heights Farmers Market - Open Year Round Starting January 9, 2011

SUNDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click here for a map to the Jackson Heights Farmers Market near Travers Park at 34th Avenue east of 77th Street.

Jamaica Farmers Market - Open June 25 - Nov 13, 2010

Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8.30 am to 4 pm. Click here to view a map of the Jamaica Farmers Market location at 90-40 160th Street and Jamaica Avenue.

Long Island City LIC Farmers Market - Open July 7 - Nov 24, 2010

Saturdays between 8 am and 3 pm. Click here to view a map of the Long Island City LIC Farmers Market location at 48th Avenue just south of Vernon Blvd.

Sunnyside Farmers Market - Open June 5 - Dec 18, 2010

Saturdays between 8 am – 3 pm. Click here to view a map of the Sunnyside Farmers Market location on Skillman Avenue and 43rd Street.


Fashion / Film / Book / Movie Events - Queens NY

 

Turkish Cultural Center Queens

January 7: Mommo The Bogeyman

Begins at 6.30 pm. This film is about two children who are left in the care of their grandfather because their father has left them for a new bride. It captures the simple life in an Anatolian town as well as the emotional and heartfelt nuances of separation, rejection and yearning. In Arabic with English subtitles. Admission Free.

This is at the Turkish Cultural Center of Queens at 43-49 45th Street in Sunnyside. Rsvp at rsvp @ tccqueens.org. 718.482.8263.


Museum Of The Moving Image In Astoria NY

american museum of the moving image

January 15: Signal To Noise

Starts at 8 pm. The opening night of the remodeled Museum includes films, music and interactive art. Nick Yulman and his orchestra will play alongside old silent films. Bit Shifter and Nullsleep will "electrify the dance floor with their hacked gameboys". And VJ Shantell Martin will be "extracting partygoers' digital auras". Admission $20 / $15. Click here to read our report on the newly remodeled Museum Of The Moving Image. Click here to order a ticket for the opening night to the Museum Of The Moving Image Astoria.

January 16: Magic, Music & Early Movies

At 1 and 4 pm. Musician Sxip Shirey will accompany a number of silent films. Admission $20 / $10.

January 22 - 23: L'Argent

Starts at 7.30 pm and 2 pm respectively. Mont Alto Orchestra will accompany classical French movie, L'Argent. Admission $25 / $15.

January: Behind The Screen

These core exhibits are about how films / movies are produced, including showcasing vintage equipment. There are a number of interactive kiosks where kids can play, while learning about how the moving image is created and manipulated. Click here for a story about the offerings of the Museum Of The Moving Image in Astoria.

The museum hours are Tuesday through Fridays 10 am - 4 pm and Saturday - Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm. Admission is a suggested donation of $7 and children under the age of 8 free. During construction which is in process you must enter at 37th Street near 35th Avenue. Click this link to see a map of the Museum Of The Moving Image location in Astoria Queens NYC. This map will include public transit info. Click this link for more info on the Museum Of The Moving Image website. Tel: 718.784.4520.

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Queens History / Cultural Events - Queens NY

 

Queens Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

Click here for maps and info about Queens History and Attractions


Turkish Cultural Center Queens

January 14: Noah's Pudding

Begins at 6.30 pm. This traditional holiday, Ashura, celebrates Noah's arrival on dry land at Mount Ararat. It is celebrated by Middle Easterners with a meal of Noah's Pudding to celebrate good relations among neighbors and universal friendship. I'm uncertain, but believe admission is free. Rsvp at rsvp @ tccqueens.org. 718..482.8263.

This is at the Turkish Cultural Center of Queens at 43-49 45th Street in Sunnyside.


NY Irish Center - Long Island City

January 15: Ashley Davis & Harpist Cormac De Barra

Doors open at 7 pm for cocktails, followed by 8 pm performance. A celebration in storytelling, song and music. Admission $32 [includes cocktail hour].

Click here to view a map of the NY Irish Center in Long Island City. Click here to view the website of the NY Irish Center in LIC.


Kingsland Homestead In Flushing

kingsland homesteadJanuary 9: Interview With Author Neal P. Gillen

From 2.30 - 4.30 pm. Author of Sugar Time, Altar Boy and Kitty's Rules will talk about how growing up in Queens has influenced his writing. Some of his books are set in Queens. Admission $8 / $5.

January 23: Political Problems & The 1939 World's Fair

From 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm. This lecture will talk about how the emerging war in Europe affected Europeans exhibits at the 1939 World's Fair in Queens. Admission $8 / $5.

Ongoing - Kingsland Homestead Museum

Admission $3 / $2 and children / kids under 10 free. Click this link to see a map of the location of the Kingsland Homestead at Parsons Blvd and 37th Avenue in Flushing. This will also contain public transit info. Click here for our business listing of the Queens Historical Society in Flushing which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Louis Armstrong House In Corona NY

Louis Armstrong HouseJanuary: House Tours

House Tours are only available via 40 minute tours that start on the hour. Open Tuesday through Friday 10 am – 5 pm and Saturday, Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm. Admission $8 / $6.

We took the tour and highly recommend it. Click here for a link to our report on the Louis Armstrong House tours in Queens. Click here to view a map of The Louis Armstrong House at 34-56 107th Street in Corona. The map will also contain public transit info. Click here for our business listing of The Louis Armstrong House in Corona which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Greater Astoria Historical Society In Astoria NY

greater astoria historical societyJanuary 8: LIC Then & Now / Anniversary Party

At 1 pm. This documentary looks at country life in New York in the 1600's and 1700's. From Dutch settlements to the Erie Canal which made New York a vital commercial center. Admission free.

January 15: From Civil War To Civil Rights

Starts at 12 noon. This presentation includes two one hour panels of Catholic nuns who discuss the roles of sisters in a social causes ranging from the Civil War to civil rights. Admission Free.

January: Museum Exhibits

GAHS has a bountiful collection of things on a variety of topics, such as the Sunnyside Boxing Arena, films covering both of Queens' World Fairs and the Blackwell door.

Open Wednesdays 6 - 8 pm and Saturdays 12 pm - 5 pm. Donation suggested. Click here to view a map of the location of the Greater Astoria Historical Society on the 4th Floor of the Quinn Building 35-20 Broadway in Long Island City LIC. Click this link for our business listing of The Greater Astoria Historical Society which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Queens Library - Branches

January: Various

See the Queens Public Library website.

Click here to view a map of the Queens Flushing Library on Main Street near Barclays Ave in Flushing.



Kids Events & Parades - Queens NY

We sometimes will refer you to other sections, as applicable.

 

Holiday Events For Kids

January 17: Martin Luther King Day

See Museum Of The Moving Image.


Queens Botanical Garden

January: Botanical Gardens

Click to business directory link below for their website and current events.

The Botanical Gardens are a good place for Children / Kids to learn about the environment. Click this link for a map of the Queens Botanical Garden location at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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New York Hall Of Science

January: Science

Click to business directory link below for their website and current events.

Events are free with General Admission $11 / $8, unless otherwise specified. Hours April through June are: Mon - Thurs 9.30 - 2 pm, Friday 9.30 - 5 pm and Sat / Sun 10 am - 6 pm. Click here to view / print a map of the location of the New York Hall Of Science at 47-01 111th Street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens NY. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the New York Hall Of Science which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Queens Zoo In Flushing Meadows Corona Park

January: Feedings & Kids Activities

Sea Lion feedings at 11.15 am, 2 pm and 4 pm. There's also a Storytelling / Arts / Crafts area called the Wild Room [it's a zoo] which is open from noon - 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays and school holidays.

The zoo is open weekdays from 10 am - 5 pm and from 10 am - 5.30 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Admission $7 / $3. Good for Children / Kids. And they have a new cafe. Click this link for a map of the Queens Zoo location which is at 53-51 111th street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens NY. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Queens Zoo in Flushing for complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Live Music Events - Queens NY

 

Queens Theatre In The Park

queens theatre in the parkJanuary 16: International Guitar Night

At 3 pm. This show is performed annually. This year founder Brian Gore will be accompanied by England's Clive Carroll, Brazilian guitarist Alexandre Gismonti and Italy's Pino Forastiere. Admission $37.

Click here for a map of the location of Queens Theatre In The Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This map will contain public transit info. Click this link to obtain more info on the Queens Theatre In The Park website. 718.760.0064.


Bohemian Hall And Beer Garden in Astoria NY

bohemian hall and beer gardenJanuary Thursdays: Jazz Concerts

From 6.30 - 9.30 pm. Jazz concerts are generally performed in the Beer Garden. Admission Free.

Click here to see a map of the location of the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden at 29-19 24th Avenue at 33rd Street in Astoria Queens NYC. This map will include public transit info. Click here for our business listing of the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Waltz-Astoria

January 21: Living In Me

At 8 pm. Jackson Heights musician, John Henry Olthoff releases CD at Waltz-Astoria.

January 27 - 30: Ultimate Singer Songwriter Music Showcase

Starts at 6 pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and at 7 pm Sunday. Generally features three talented musicians. Admission free, but note food / drink minimum below.

Admissions free unless otherwise noted, but there's a $10 food / drink minimum. Click here for a map of the location of Waltz-Astoria at 23-14 Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria Queens. This map will include public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Waltz-Astoria Cafe in Astoria which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Flushing Town Hall

flushing town hallJanuary: TBD

At 8 pm. TBD. Admission $15 / $10.

Through January 7: A Walk Through Nature

An exhibit showing literary style painting in Korea which includes the four gracious plants: plum blossoms, orchids, chrysanthemums and bamboo. Admission Free.

The Gallery is open from 12 noon to 5 pm and the suggested donation is $5. Click here to view / print a map showing the location of the Flushing Town Hall in Flushing Queens NY. This will also include public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Flushing Town Hall in Flushing Queens which includes complete contact info including a link to their website.


Jamaica Center For The Performing Arts - Jamaica NY

January 29: Queen Of Haitian Song

At 8 pm. This is a part of the World In Queens Series. Emeline Michel and the Haitian Mass Choir perform. This is performed at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center which is included on the JCAL map link below. Call to RSVP. Admission $25.

JCAL is open 10 am - 5 pm Monday and Friday and 10 am - 7 pm Tuesday through Thursday [closed April 2nd & 3rd]. Admission Free. Click here to view a story about a prior event at Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning JCAL in Jamaica Queens.

Click this link to see a map of the location of Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning in Jamaica Queens NYC. The map links below will include transit info. Click this link to obtain more info on the JCAL website. Tel: 718.658.7400.

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Member Posted - Queens Events Calendar

Queens Community & Commercial Events Calendar

This calendar contains events submitted by community & commercial organizations. Click the drop down menu to submit events [ID required].

Calendar: Member Calendar

Click here to subscribe to "Member Calendar" and receive an email whenever a new event is created

  
If the ICAL logo above does not work, right click here, copy the URL, and paste it into your favorite calendar application.

Social Causes / Network Events - Queens NY

 

Green Shores NYC & Jackson Heights Beautification Group JHBG

January 8 & 9: Mulch Fest 2011 - Travers Park and Astoria Park

From 10 am - 2 pm JHBG & Green Shores NYC will mulch your Christmas Tree and provide you with mulch / chips if you want them [bring your own mulch chip bag].



Sporting / Park Events - Queens

Queens parks are open year round. Click on this link to view a compendium of Queens Parks & activities.

 

Al Oerter Recreational Facility

January: Public Indoor Basketball Court, Computer Labs, Exercise Rooms, Handball Court, Dance Studio & Ping Pong Tables In Queens

This is a beautiful, relatively new facility. They are open Monday through Friday 6 A - 10 P and Saturday 9 A - 5 P. Closed for important holidays. Bring padlock for locker and a change of clothes for athletics.

Free admission. Click here for a map to the Al Oerter Recreational Facility in Flushing Queens.


queens public golf coursesPublic Golf Courses In Queens

Click here for maps and info about the public golf courses in Queens.

Queens Golf Courses are open year round. Click on the link above to view a story which includes maps and links to the Queens Golf courses.

 


Acqueduct / Belmont Race Track In Jamaica NY

belmont race trackJanuary: Acqueduct Racetrack

Use the following links for more current info. Gates open at 11 am and General Parking is free. Click here for a map of the location of the Acqueduct Race Track at 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard in Jamaica, NY. This map will contain public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Acqueduct Race Track / NYRA in Queens which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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NYC Parks – Indoor Swimming In Queens NY

natatorium indoor swim poolsJanuary: Aquatic Center & World Class Ice Rink

Both facilities open year 'round. Bring a swimming suit, a swimming cap and quality padlock to be admitted to the pool. And you can rent skates to use the world ice arena [both in the same buillding]. Click on this link for a story about the Queens World Ice Arena & Natatorium Indoor Swimming Pool, including daily admission fees.

The pool is open Monday - Friday from 6 am to 10 pm, Saturday from 9 am - 10 pm and Sunday from 9 am - 8 pm. Annual Fee is $75 adults / $10 seniors / and under 18 is free.

Click this link for a map to the Queens Ice Rink and Natatorium Indoor Swimming Pool. This map contains public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the NYC Parks department - NYC Queens Parks which includes complete contact info and a link to their website. Applicable for entertaining Children / Kids.

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Street Fairs & Parks - Queens NY

 

Queens Street Fairs & Flea Markets - January 2011

queens street fairsThe following is a list of flea markets in Queens this month. You may also click here to view our compendium of street fairs in Queens - although they aren't any street fairs from November through February.

January TBD: Flea Market In Queens

From 9.30 am - 3.30 pm. TBD.



Theater Events & Performances - Queens NY

 

Thalia Spanish Theatre In Sunnyside NY

January 8: La Cucarachita Martina / Martina The Little Roach

Starts at 3 pm. Bilingual musical for children followed by a visit by the Three Kings bearing gifts for the children. Admission $12 / $10.

January 28, 29, 30: You Tango

At 8 pm Friday & Saturday and 4 pm on Sunday. Innovative dance performance with music by 2007 Latin Grammy Winner, Raul Juarena. If not mistaken, it's themed based on You Tube. Admission $30 / $27 or $25 Fridays only.

Click here to view a review done a prior performance at Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside / teatro en espanol en queens. The Thalia Theatre is an award winning cultural center in Sunnyside. Click this link for a map of the location of the Thalia theatre at 41-17 Greenpoint Avenue in Sunnyside. Click this link to our business listing for the Thalia Theatre of Sunnyside Queens which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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The Secret Theatre In LIC Long Island City

secret theatre

January 12 - 16, 19 - 23, 26 - 29: One Act Festival

At 8 pm, with matinees at 3 pm on 1/15 and 1/22. Original one act plays by local playwrights and actors / actresses. There are three unique programs; each of which is performed on different days. Program 1 on January 12, 21, 23 and matinee on the 15th: Leaving Lily Bell, Alien To Antiquity, The Paper Swan, Oly The Doorman, Three Points Over The Vig, , We're Being Watched and Black Man's Dilemma. Program 2 on January 13, 15, 20 and matinee on the 22nd: Reverse Psychology, Shelter, The Chair, The True Story, Bingo, Maharaja Palace and Piper. Program 3 on January 14, 16, 19 and 22nd: Cookie Darling, Likewise, Pulverized, Ignorance Is Bris, Cause Celebre and Lost In Buenos Aires.

Click here to read a review we did on a prior performance at the Secret Theatre in LIC. Click here to see a map of the Secret Theatre at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC Long Island City Queens. The map includes transit info. Click this link to our business listing for the Secret Theatre in LIC which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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The Chocolate Factory In Long Island City

chocolate factoryJanuary 8, 9, 10 & 11: Selective Memory

At 8 and 10 pm, 2 pm, 8.30 pm and 8 pm respectively. Return engagement of performance that explores how video connects with live performance. Admission $15.

Click here to view a review done of the performance at the Chocolate Factory Theater LIC. The Chocolate Factory Theater is theater in LIC / Long Island City. Click this link for a map of the location of the Chocolate Factory Theater 5-49 49th Avenue LIC. Click this link to our business listing for the Chocolate Factory Theater LIC Queens which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.


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