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Queens Events - SEPTEMBER 2010

Things To Do In Queens - UPDATED 9/23/10

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USTA 2010U.S. Open / Restaurant Week / Fashion Show

The month of September marks the the beginning of fall and the end to a long hot summer.

The street fairs continue, as do the fresh farmers markets. It's also worth mentioning that some of our advertisers have begun to offer specials in their ads on this site so help yourself and help us by mentioning you found them in Queens Buzz.

Use our search function to obtain related reports on many of Queens cultural organizations, as well as maps, photos, and contact information including website links.



Art Exhibits & Events - Queens NY


Queens Art Museums

Click here for maps and info about Queens Art Museums


Noguchi Museum In Long Island City

September 12: Second Sundays - Tristan Perich Electronic Keyboard

At 3 pm on the Second Sunday of every month the Noguchi Museum hosts music or a discussion in either the garden or the lower level meeting room. In September, Treistan Perich will perform on the electronic keyboard. His music is an artistic exploration of sound. Free with admission.

noguchi museum in long island city queens new york city nyThru October 24, 2010: Noguchi ReINstalled

To celebrate the re-opening of the newly done garden, the complete collection of Noguchi will be on display for the first time since Spring 2002.

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

PS1September 4: Last PS1 Warm Up Party & End Of Young Architects 2010

From 2 - 9 pm. Every Saturday PS1 hosts a mix of live and DJ music in its courtyard. This year in the courtyard, the Young Architects Art installation is entitled Pole Dance, which is an acoustically tuned mix of nets, poles, balls and water. Access included with admission. Ends 9/6.

Through October 18: Five Year Review / Cinema

This exhibit focuses on some of the exhibitions, concerts, movies, fashion, design and happenings of the last fifty years as viewed by a group of artists / curators. As part of this program the vault in the basement has been converted into a movie theater where performances and movies will be shown as follows: 9/4 & 11 - Andrew Lampert performance, 9/18 - Trisha Baga performance, 9/23 - 9/27 exhibition of art work by two artists with 3 pm screening daily, 9/30 - 10/4 exhibition of art work by seven artists with 3 pm screening daily, 10/7 - 10/11 exhibition of artwork by two artists with 3 pm screening, 10/15 - 10/17 Redmond Entwistle.

Through October 18: Greater New York 2010

This exhibit showcases 68 living artists in the NYC area. It includes exhibits, workshops, live performances, film and music. There's a 5 year review spanning the past 50 years of art, a rotating exhibit gallery, film in the basement and more. A couple of highlights include an encased simulated rain forest and an Atlas of Radical Cartography showing global interconnectedness, such as copper from Nevada going to smelters in China.

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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Queens Museum Of Art [QMA] Exhibit in Flushing

queens museum of artSeptember 17: Gasland

Starts at 7 pm. A film about the environment done in conjunction with 'Flow Slow' Floating River conference. Flow Slow is an artistic event designed to highlight the environmental disaster known as the Delaware River and runs from 9/17 - 19. Free with admission. For more information click to the Flow Slow website.

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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Sculpture Center - Long Island City

sculpture centerSeptember 12: Opening Reception For Four New Shows - Two Masters And Her Vile Perfume: Laura Schnitger / Stick Season: Elizabeth Neel / Your Hero Is A Ghost: Lovett/Codagnone & Tom Zook / In Practice Projects Fall 2010

There will be a reception opening the new exhibits from 5 - 7 pm on Sunday, September 12th. 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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LIC Space - Long Island City

lic spaceSeptember 3: First Fridays - TBD

From 7 - 9 pm, new exhibits by an artist every month although at times the Friday has changed, at their Fardom Gallery 25-17 41st Street in LIC. If the info about the particulars of the next event arrives in a timely fashion, we try to post it.

Click this link to view a story about an opening reception at LIC Space in LIC. Click here to see a map of the two LIC Space locations in Long Island City. The map links below include transit info. Click this link to obtain more info on the licspace website.


Flux Factory - Long Island City

flux factorySeptember 4 & 5: Construction Of Happiness, Crocheting & Irrational Geographic

From 12 noon to 6 pm. Exhibits by three outgoing residents. One exhibit focuses on the 'personal construction of happiness' depicted in artifacts from one's life, another is a video installation of crocheting taken ten years apart which reflects shared concerns of artists, and the third is a mixed media with landscape art and the environment as the theme.

September 9: Flux Thursdays

This generally begins around 8 pm on the second Thursday of the month. It's an 'artists open mic' and is largely informal. If the info about the particulars of the next event arrives in a timely fashion, we try to post it. Admission free, but donations welcome.

September 18: Factory Who?

This is a four room exhibit, including performance art. The overriding theme will be the people involved in Andy Warhol's Factory. All artistic venues have been invited, with the deadline for submissions August 30.

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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Socrates Sculpture Park - LIC / Astoria

socrates sculpture parkSeptember 12: Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition [EAFE] 2010

From 2 - 6 pm. The Fall / Winter Socrates Sculpture Park Exhibition opens. Admission Free.

September 26: Discussion About EAFE 2010

From 3 - 4.30 pm. Artists discuss their work. 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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NY Irish Center - Long Island City

September: TBD

TBD. Not far from PS1. Admission Free. Click here to view a map of the NY Irish Center in Long Island City.



Comedy Events - Queens

 

The Creek & Cave In Long Island City

September 9: The Snake Pit

Starts at 7.30 pm. This includes an all-star cast of about eight comedians, most of whom have worked professional and sometimes national gigs. Admission Free.

September: 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

 

Topaz Arts In Woodside

topaz artsSeptember 12: Dance In Queens: Solo Flight

From 6 - 8 pm. In conjunction with the Queens Museum Of Art, three dancers have been selected to perform work they've prepared over the summer. Suggested donation $10.

Click here to see a map of the location of Topaz Arts in Woodside. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link to obtain more info on the Topaz Arts in Woodside including contact info / website link. Click here to read a report about a prior event at Topaz Arts in Woodside.


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Green Space In LIC

Green SpaceSeptember 19: Fertile Ground

Starts at 7 pm. Six separate pieces by various upcoming local choreographers, performed at Green Space. Admission $10.

September 25: DeXdance

Starts at 8.30 pm. A Take Root performance entitled 'Underbrush' explores the concerns of environmentalism in a mixed media, poetry inspired, dance performance. Admission $15.

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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Queens Theatre In The Park

queens theatre in the parkSeptember 19: Chae Hyang Soon Dance Company

At 3 pm. Korean dance troupe explores the mix of modern business and Buddhist roots in this performance, which will be followed by Q&A with the dancers / choreographer. Admission $27.

September 25 & 26: Capulli Danza Mexicana

At 8 pm and 3 pm respectively. NYC Mexican dance company returns to QTIP with some new pieces commemorating the bicentennial of Mexican independence. Admission $27.

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.

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Dining & Drinking - Queens NY

 

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September: 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 TBD.

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September 6: Asian Feastival

From 12 - 5 pm. This is a scheduled tour through Asian cuisine hosted by about a dozen foodies at the Sheraton LaGuardia at 135-20 39th Avenue in Flushing [just a few blocks northwest of Main Street #7 subway stop]. Admission $60.


September 20 - 23 and 27 - 30: Queens Restaurant Weeks

This year about 100 restaurants are expected to participate. Generally the participating restaurants offer a fixed lunch, dinner or both for a generally low price [last year it was three course meals for $25 / $35]. Check out www.discoverqueens.info for details.


Bohemian Hall And Beer Garden in Astoria NY

bohemian hall and beer gardenSeptember 19: Winefest

From 12 noon. Includes live entertainment and they are serving Burcak wine from the Czech Republic. Burcak is to Czechs as Beaujolais is to the French. Burcak is a partially fermented wine. Since no info was availabe at the time of this post, at this time we assume admission to be free, but you have to pay for the wine.

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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Farmers Markets - Queens

 

Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2010 - Queens

queens farmers marketsSee the 2010 opening dates for the Queens Farmers Markets below. 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 June 6 - Dec 19, 2010

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 / Movie Events - Queens NY

 

September 11 - 12: Chilean Film Festival

From 3 - 6 pm. The first Chilean Film Festival at the Queens Museum Of Art. Two days of films made by Chileans. Free with QMA museum admission.

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.


September 16, 17 & 18: Queens Fashion Week

queens fashion weekFrom 7 to 9 pm. There's an opportunity to meet the designers on the 16th at the Manhattan View Holiday Inn. On the 17th and 18th the runway shows have themes, which are Spring Awakening and Rebirth, respectively. The runway shows are to be held at LaGuardia Community College at 45-50 30th Street in LIC. Admission $40 / $65 VIP.

You can buy tickets by clicking her to the Queens Fashion Week website.


Sunnyside Shorts In Sunnyside

Sunnyside ShortsSeptember 25: Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival

Starts at 7 pm. Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival is a one evening festival of short films, some of the productions of which, include current and / or former residents of Queens. The event will be held at the Sunnyside Community Center on 39th Street off Queens Blvd. Admission $10. Click here to see a preview of last year's program of the Sunnyside Film Festival.

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Museum Of The Moving Image In Astoria NY

american museum of the moving imageSeptember: 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


September 7th & 10th: September 11th Memorial Events

On 9/7 beginning at 7.30 pm there will be a candlelight ceremony in McManus Park in Astoria Heights at 81st Street along the Grand Central Parkway. Sponsored by the Port Authority of NY & NJ and the Unitied Community Civic Association. Admission free. Click here to view our report on the McManus Park 9/11 Candlelight Memorial Ceremony in Queens in 2010.

On 9/10 at 2 pm there will be a memorial service in the chapel at St. Michael's Cemetary, the etnrance of which is located along the service road of the Grand Central Parkway between 50th and 78th Streets in East Elmhurst. Click here to view our report on the 9/11 Memorial Service at St. Michael's in Queens in 2009.


Kingsland Homestead In Flushing

kingsland homesteadSeptember 30: Flushing Then & Now

From 6.30 - 8 pm. Historian / author Jason Antos tells the tale of how Flushing started as colonial farmlands, evolves into country estates and changes once again to become an urban center and part of the American melting pot. Free with admission.

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 HouseSeptember: 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 societySeptember 13: Then & Now

At 6 pm. A photo exhibit of what used to be Long Island City proper which includes parts of Astoria and Sunnyside. Admission free.

September: 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

September: 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

 

Socrates Sculpture Park - LIC / Astoria

socrates sculpture parkSeptember: Kids Programs

To date we haven't seen any special programs announced for September. Check back each weekend. 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 previous 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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Queens Botanical Garden

September: 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

September: 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

September: 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

 

Roy Wilkins Park In Jamaica

September 5: Island Jam

Gates open at 12 noon / music starts at 1 pm. Island Jam is a Caribbean music festival in Roy Wilkins Park in Jamaica neighborhood of Queens. Admission $20.


York College Performing Arts Center In Jamaica

September 11: York Fest 2010

From 12 noon to 5 pm at York Plaza. 911 ceremony begins at 12.30. York College's Big Band, Thr3e - Jamaica's own Rhythm & Blues Band, The Harmony Music Maker, refreshments and college tours. Admission free.

September 17: Alturas Duo

Begins at 7 pm. This duo has fused classical chamber music with traditional Latin American folk music - sounds interesting. Admission is a suggested donation of $10.

September 25: Sanabria & Quinteto Okobio

Begins at 7 pm. NEA Jazz masters - includes Bill Jacobs Ensemble, Kenny Baron and Geri Allen on the keyboards. Admission $20 / $10 Students.

Click here to view a map of the York Performing Arts Center in Jamaica which is located at 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.


Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning in Jamaica NY

September 13: Safe Space & Broadway

At 7 pm [doors open at 6.30 pm]. A free concert commemorating the opening of a new location designed to help at risk families and children. The performance includes an all star cast including Tony Award Nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, Sean Bradford who was in the Lion King and an original cast member of The Scottsboro Boys, as well as Frankie James Grande, Adam Kantor, Christopher Spaulding and Kearran Giovanni [all associated with well known theatrical productions. 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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Bohemian Hall And Beer Garden in Astoria NY

bohemian hall and beer gardenSeptember 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

September: Music Showcase

Starts at 8 pm generally on Friday and Saturday evenings. Generally features three talented musicians. Admission free, but note drink minimum below.

Admissions free unless otherwise noted, but there's a $10 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 hallSeptember 24 & 25: David Leonhardt Quintet

At 7 / 8 pm on Friday and at 1 / 2.30 pm on Saturday. Pianist / composer David Leonhardt and his jazz quintet. Admission: Friday - $75 [fundraiser] / $20 / $16 / $10 [students] / Saturday - $12 / $10.

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.

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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.

Street Fairs & Parks - Queens NY

 

Queens Street Fairs / Street Festivals - September 2010

queens street fairsThe following is a starting list of street fairs and you can click on this link to view a listing of the Queens Street Fairs of 2010, which includes maps of locations for many of the street fairs in Queens this year.

September 4: Greenpoint Avenue Festival

From 11 am - 6 pm. Along Greenpoint Avenue from Queens Blvd to 44th Street in Sunnyside.

September 6: 30th Avenue Astoria Labor Day Festival

From 11 am - 6 pm. Along 30th Avenue from 29th Street to 41st Street in Astoria.

September 16 - 19: Hellenic Orthodox Traditionalist Churck [St Markella] Of America

From 11 am - 6 pm. Along 26th Street from 23rd Avenue to the Amtrak train trestle in Astoria.

September 18: Woodside Festival

From 11 am - 6 pm. Along Woodside Avenue from 61st Street to Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside.

September 19: 14th Annual International Heritage Day Festival

From 11 am - 6 pm. Along 82nd Street from 37th Avenue to Baxter Avenue in Jackson Heights.

September 26: Broadway Astoria Festival

From 11 am - 6 pm. Along Broadway Street from Steinway to Crescent Street in Astoria.



Social Causes / Network Events - Queens NY

 

September 12: The Day After - 2010

From 6 - 8 pm. Remembrance of September 11 with talks given by a Buddhist Monk, a Catholic Chaplin, a Hindu Pandit, a Jewish Cantor and a Muslim Imam. Refreshments will be served. Admission Free.

This event will take place at the Jewish Center in Jackson Heights at 37-06 77th Street.


September: Queens Green Drinks

At Build It Green with Grow NYC [formerly CENYC]. Generally from 7 to 9 or 6 to 10 pm. This month it's being held at Build It Green in Astoria [click link for map].



Sporting / Park Events - Queens

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

 

lic boat houseLIC Boathouse - Kayaking On The East River

September Sundays: Kayaking On The East River

From 1 - 5 pm on Sundays. Admission free. Click here to view the location of LIC Boathouse - kayaking on the East River. Click here to view a story we did about kayaking on the East River in Queens with the LIC Boathouse.


USTAU. S. Tennis Association - USTA - In Queens NY

Through September 12: U.S. Open

Games start at 11 am and 7 pm. Admisson varies by seating arrangement. Click here for a map showing the location of the USTA in Flushing Queens which is just north of the Queens Museum of Art. Click here to buy tickets on the USTA in Queens site.


citifieldMets - Major League Baseball Team In Queens NY

September: Mets Games At CitiField

Click here to view the Mets Baseball Schedule September 2010 at Citifield.


Century Bike Ride In Queens

century bike rideSeptember 12: Century Bike Ride

Starts at 5.30 am in Central Park and at 6.30 am in Prospect Park. The century bike ride is the only all urban 100 mile bike ride in the nation. But you don't have to ride the 100 miles to participate as they have 75, 55, 35 and 15 mile routes. Registration fees are $65 Adults / $55 TA Members / $35 kids, which you can do online before 9/10.

Click here to go to the Century Bike Ride in Queens site for details regarding the September 12th, 2010 bike ride which comes through Astoria Park.


Al Oerter Recreational Facility

September: 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 - Open

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 trackSeptember: Racetrack Open - TBD

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 poolsSeptember: Aquatic Center & World Class Ice Rink

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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Theater Events & Performances - Queens NY

 

Astoria Performing Arts Center [APAC] - Astoria

September 25 - 26: 4th Annual One Minute Play Festival

Starts at 8 pm, with two performances Saturday and Sunday. 80 plus plays, 30 plus actors, 7 Directors and one minute plays. See report about prior event by APAC by clicking this link to the Children Of Eden at the Astoria Performing Arts Center. Admission $18.

Click this link for a map of the Astoria Performing Arts Center at the Good Shepherd Church. This map links below will contain transit info. Buy tickets online at apacny.com or call 866.811.4111.

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The Secret Theatre In LIC Long Island City

secret theatreSeptember 8, 9, 10 and 11: Mythologie: A Night Of Two One Acts

At 8 pm and Saturday 8/7 matinee at 2 pm. These two acts explore finding out who we really are and what we really want; using five super villains and a West African storyteller as our guides. Admission $18 / $15.

September 9, 10 & 11: Bird Machine

Two shows each night at 7 pm and 9 pm. A mix of puppets, projection and people. Admission $18 / $12.

September 16 - 19, 22 - 26 & 9/29 - 10/2: Julius Caesar

At 8 pm with a 3 pm matinee on 9/25 only. Shakespearean play Julius Caesar performed by the Queens Players. Admission $18/ $15.

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

chocolate factorySeptember 8 - 18: Selective Memory

At 8 pm Wednesdays through Saturday on both weekends. And at 4 pm on 8/28 in QueensBridge Park in LIC. Shakespearean theater in Astoria Park, including on the opening day of Astoria Water Walk. 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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