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DECEMBER EVENTS - 12 / 2 / 2011

VERY EARLY DRAFT - Updated Weekly

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DECEMBER is the last month of the year. It's time to wrap things up for this year and think about and plan for the new year. And in between that all do a little shopping, have dinner and drinks with friends and relax a bit at home. Use the links to your right to click to Queens events posted on this page.

Use our Business Directory or Search function to obtain contact info, stories, photos and maps of many of Queens cultural organizations.


Art Exhibits & Events - Queens NYqueens art exhibits galleries museums


Queens Art Museums

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Noguchi Museum In Long Island City

December 2: First Fridays

Museum stays open until 8 pm with a pay-what-you-wish admission. There's a cash wine & beer bar and the garden is a great place to relax.

December 11: Second Sundays

noguchi museum in long island city queens new york city nyAt 3 pm. Generally a musical performance or talk. Free with admission.

Through April 22, 2012 : A Civic Action

Isamu Noguchi and Mark di Suvero founded the Noguchi Museum and Socrates Sculpture Park in the 80's in what was then a pretty obscure neighborhood. Things have changed significantly since then and this exhibit highlights four artists' vision of the future for the neighborhing Astoria / LIC community.

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 including transit directions for the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, and here for the Noguchi Museum website. 718.204.7088.

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PS1 Art Exhibits in Long Island CityPS1

December Exhibits: TBD

Opening day of the winter season. The weekend art performances start in January.

Through January 9, 2012: Ongoing Exhibit - September 11

An exhibit featuring 41 artists exploring the cultural impact of the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. The exhibit avoids images of the attack itself, focusing on the cultural impact by looking at art before and after the attacks.

Admission $10 / $5 students, except on PS1 Warm Up Party Saturdays when admission is $15. Open Thursday through Monday 12 pm - 6 pm. Click here to view a report about PS1, or here for a map including transit directions for PS1 in Long Island City, or here for the PS1 website. Tel: 718.784.2084.

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Sculpture Center - Long Island Citysculpture center

December: Fall Exhibit

Exhibit by Sanford Biggers entitled Cosmic Voodoo Circus. Admission is usually a donation of between $5 - $15.

Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday 11 am - 6 pm. Free admission, but a $5 / $3 donation is suggested. Click here to view a map including transit info to the Sculpture Center in Long Island City, or here for the telephone number and website of the Sculpture Center in LIC.

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Queens Museum Of Art [QMA] Exhibit in Flushingqueens museum of art

November 6: Artefacting Willets Point

From 8 pm soccer match at Willets Point. Looking at Willets Point through art.

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

Click here for a map including transit info for the Queens Museum of Art., or here for the telephone and website of the Queens Museum of Art.

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Flux Factory - Long Island City

flux factory

November 10: Flux Thursdays

At 8 pm on the second Thursday night of every month, the Flux Factory holds a potluck dinner / art symposium. Four artists will talk about recent and ongoing works covering various themes and approaches. Free with food contribution.

When exhibits are running, they are open from 12 noon - 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Click here to read a prior story about the Flux Factory or here to see a map including transit info for the Flux Factory in LIC or here for the Flux Factory telephone number and website.

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Space Womb In Long Island City LIC

November 4: Landscape

Opening reception from 6 - 8 pm. Reception for new solo exhibition by Yeong Gill Kim. Modern painting with American, Korean and Chinese influences. Admission free.

November 11: Grain In The Grain

Opening reception from 6 - 8 pm. Reception for new solo exhibition by Kim Seong Gyun. Admission free.

Space Womb is located at 22-48 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City 11101 / 917.670.1342. Hours are from 12 noon - 6 pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun.


The Space in LIC

November 18: Bodega Chips

Opening reception from 7 - 9 pm. Multi-media exhibit / installation with bodegas as the theme. Admission free.

The Space is located at 25-17 41st Avenue in LIC.



Comedy Events - Queens

 

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The Creek & Cave In Long Island City

December: 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 to view a prior report about the Creek and the Cave in LIC, or here for a map including transit info for The Creek and The Cave at 10-93 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City LIC Queens, or here for the telephone & website of The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City.

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Dance Performances - Queensmodern dance in queens


La Guardia Performing Arts Center LIC

laguardia performing arts center licNovember 29: Fly By Night Dance Theater

Begins at 8 pm. Mythical story of Apollo and Daphne with opera music by Handel. Admission $20 / $15 advance / $10 students. Main Stage Theater.

Click here to obtain contact info including a website link to the La Guardia Performing Arts Center in LIC, and here for a map of the La Guardia Performing Arts Center in LIC.


Frank Sinatra School of the Arts - Astoria

Green SpaceNovember 4: Nicoda - Where Cultures Meet

From 7 - 9 pm. This looks to be very interesting. Based on the National Geographic's, The Genographic Project, this multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary performance project incorporates theater, music and dance by a number of very talented NYC 'connection artists'. Admission $10.

Click here to see a map of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link to obtain more info about the Nicoda project and you can purchase tickets online.

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Green Space In LIC

Green SpaceNovember 12: Take Root - Jenni Hong Dance & Anne Burnidge Dance

Starts at 8.30 pm. In the first performance Jenni Hong Dance troupe explores the selflessness and selfishness associated with connecting with others. In the second performance Anne Burnidge Dance troupe explores the body as a sacred structure. Admission $15.

November 13: Fertile Ground

Starts at 7 pm. Four dance companies perform and discuss their works. Admission $10.

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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Thalia Spanish Theatre In Sunnyside NY

thalia theatreThrough December 11: Flamenco & Lorca

Starts at 8 pm on Fridays & Saturdays, and 4 pm on Sundays. The fiery music and passionate dance of Spain's most sensual art form. Admission $30 / $27 and on Fridays only all tickets $25.

Click here to view a prior story about Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside / teatro en espanol en queens, or here for a map of the Thalia theatre at 41-17 Greenpoint Avenue in Sunnyside, or here for the telephone & website link for the Thalia Theatre of Sunnyside Queens.

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Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning

November 19: Shadow Of A Pearl

Starts at 7.30 pm. Poetry, dance and musical performance in commemoration of Haiti's struggle for independence. Admission $15 / $12.

Click here to view the Jamaica Performing Arts Center map or here for the JCAL contact info [tickets].

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Dining & Drinking - Queens NYqueens restaurant reviews


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December: 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.




Farmers Markets - Queensqueens farmers markets


 

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Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2011 - Queens

queens farmers markets

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

Click this link for info about Queens Farmers Markets opening & closing dates 2011. 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, Grow NYC, the NY Hall Of Science and Local Harvest. You may also use the search function to find a report on CSA's [Community Supported Agriculture in Queens].

Astoria Farmers Market - Open July 6 - Nov 16, 2011

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 8 - Nov 18, 2011

Fridays 8 am to 5 pm. Click this link to view a map of the Corona Farmers Market location at 103rd Street & Roosevelt in Corona.

Flushing Farmers Market NY Hall Of Science - Open June 19 - Nov 6, 2011

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 1 - Nov 11, 2011

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 18 - Nov 19, 2011

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 24 & 25 - Nov 11 & 12, 2011

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 June 25 - November 19

Open Saturdays from 8 am - 4 pm. Click here to view a map of the Long Island City LIC Farmers Market at Socrates Sculpture Park.

Sunnyside Farmers Market - Open June 4 - Dec 17, 2011

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 Eventsfashion film in queens


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american museum of the moving imageMuseum Of The Moving Image In Astoria NY

November 10 & 11: Ming Wong's Persona Performa

Begins at 8 pm. Inspired by a Bergman film, Ming Wong leads the audience through the Museum of the Moving Image and does several short takes which are then played back in the main theater. Admission $30 / $25 members.

Ongoing: Behind The Screen

Behind The Screen is the MOMI collection of core exhibits are about how films / movies are produced, including showcasing vintage equipment. There are a number of interactive kiosks where kids can learn about how the moving image is created and manipulated. Click here for a story about the Museum Of The Moving Image in Astoria. Click here to read our report on the newly remodeled Museum Of The Moving Image.

The museum hours are Tues - Thurs 10.30 am - 5 pm, Fri 10.30 - 8 pm [gallery admission free after 4 pm] and Saturday - Sunday 10.30 am - 7 pm. Admission is a suggested donation of $10 / $7.50 seniors and children 3 - 18 are $5. 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: 718.777.6888.


Click here to view a schedule / listing of free movies / films in Queens Parks - free movies / free things to do in Queens.

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Queens Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

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Kingsland Homestead In Flushing

kingsland homesteadNovember 6: The Rockaways

From 2.30 - 4.30 pm. Marty Nislick takes us through the history of the Rockaways, from the resort area of the 1830's to today. Admission $8 / $5 members.

November 17: The Forgotten Legacy of Willie Cooper

From 6.30 - 8 pm. This lecture will talk about the history of George Reid and other African Americans' role in the Civil War. Willie Cooper is the author of a book which includes research into his great-grandfather's role. Admission $8 / $5 members.

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 House

December: Ongoing

Open Tuesday through Friday 10 am – 5 pm and Saturday / Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm. Admission $10 / $7 which includes 40 minute House Tour - last one begins at 4 pm. 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 society

November 7: Trains & Ferries of Queens

Begins at 7 pm. A presentation about the development of Queens transportation infrastructure. Opening to a new exhibit. Admission $5 / Free to Members.

November 10: Gerrymandering

Begins at 6.30 pm. Film about why America has become so politically polarized.

November 12: Walking Tour of East River Waterfront

Begins at 11 am. Being done in conjunction with Forgotten NY. Admission $25 / $20 Members.

Ongoing: 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 Monday & Wednesday 2 - 5 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.


Louis Latimer House

December 11: Open House

From 1 - 5 pm. Upcoming event in December to include refreshments as well as tours of the historic house. The Louis Latimer House is located at 34-41 137th Street in Flushing.


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Kids Events & Parades - Queens NYqueens kids events parades in queens


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socrates sculpture parkSocrates Sculpture Park

November 5 & 12: Leaf Fest

From 9 am - 12 noon. Bring leaves and trees to be mulched for fertilizer in the parks and community gardens, instead of in landfills. From 1 - 3 pm on the 12th there will be a cider reception for mulchers. Admission free.

Ongoing exhibits in the park. 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.


King Manor

December 2: Forte Piano Concert

Wine & refreshments begin at 6 pm. Concert played on nearly 200 year old piano begins at 6.30 pm.

From 12 noon to 4.30 pm. Click here to view a map showing the location of King Manor Museum in Jamaica NY. Click this link to view a report on the King Manor Museum in Jamaica Queens.


Queens Botanical Garden

December: 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

December: Science

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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

December: 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 NYlive music in queens


Flushing Town Hall

flushing town hall

November 12: Five Borough Songbook

Begins at 3 pm. Some of NYC's finest young musicians perform. $25 / $15.

November 13: Charlie Porter Jazz Quartet

Begins at 2 pm. Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert series. Great opportunity to hear excellent jazz for free.

November 18: NEA Jazz Masters

Begins at 8 pm. Some of the best jazz talent around will perform including Jimmy Heath on sax, Barry Harris piano, Frank Wess on sax and flute, Tootie Heath on drums, Paul West on bass, and young master trumpeter Jeremy Pelt. Admission $40 / $32 Members / $20 Students.

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.


NY Irish Center in LIC

bohemian hall and beer gardenDecember 16: Movies

Cocktails begin at 7 pm. Half hour performance by the Oarsmen begins at 8 pm, followed by the Guggenheim Grotto musical duo which begins at 8.30 pm. Admission $22 / $11 for seniors, students, unemployed and J-1 visa holders.

Click the graphic to see a prior story about the NY Irish Center in LIC, or click here to see a map of the location of the NY Irish Center in LIC Queens. This map will include public transit info. Click here for our business listing of the NY Irish Center in LIC Queens which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.


King Manor Museum in Jamaica

December 2: Musical Performance

Reception begins at 6 pm and concert performance from 6.30 - 7 pm. Performances of classical music on the King Family's forte piano, the first such performances since the 19th century. Admission $25 / $20 members.

November 18: Queens College Baroque Ensemble

Reception begins at 6 pm and concert performance from 6.30 - 7 pm. Violin and cello trio. Admission $25 / $20 members.

From 12 noon to 4.30 pm. Click here to view a map showing the location of King Manor Museum in Jamaica NY. Click this link to view a report on the King Manor Museum in Jamaica Queens.


York College Performing Arts Center In Jamaica

York college performing arts centerNovember 4: YCBB & Arturo O'Farrill

Begins at 7 pm. the York College Big Band [YCBB] plays with pianist and director of the Latin Jazz Orchestra, Arturo O'Farrill. Suggested donation of $10.

November 11: Ritz Chamber Players

Begins at 7 pm. This highly regarded nine member group of chamber musicians brings fresh energy to classical works. Suggested donation $10.

November 19: The Steve Kroon Sextet

Begins at 7 pm. Acclaimed percussionist Steven Kroon mixes an Afro Cuban beat with Brazilian rhythms. He's accompanied by the five other members of his jazz band. Admission $20 / $10 Seniors & Students.

Click here to obtain full information about the York College Performing Arts Center including a map. Suggested Donation $10. Click here to go to the York Performing Arts Center to buy tickets online.


Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria NY

frank sinatra school of the artsNovember 19: Riffs & Dance

Pre-concert discussion at 7.30 pm and performance begins at 8 pm. The world premier of Riffs by Eneko Vadillo, followed by Tchaikovsky's second symphony and the Astoria Symphonic Choir takes the stage at the end. Admission $20.

Click here to view a map showing the location of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts.


Click here for free things to do in Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Jamaica and Queens Summer 2011.

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Member Events Calendar - Queens Events


 

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This calendar contains events submitted by community & commercial organizations. Click the drop down menu to submit events [ID required]. And use this search function to find stories & maps, as well as business contact and website information [in site search scroll down to view all three search categories].

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


Queens Green Drinks

December 10: The Creek?

From 6 - 8 pm - social hours. Queens Green Drinks is the local chapter of the worldwide Green Drinks network which is designed to bring environmentally interested and conscious people together in the hope that something positive will emerge from these newly formed relationships. Dutch Kills Bar is located at 27-24 Jackson Avenue LIC 11101.

Queens Green Drinks

December 10: The Creek?

From 6 - 8 pm - social hours. Queens Green Drinks is the local chapter of the worldwide Green Drinks network which is designed to bring environmentally interested and conscious people together in the hope that something positive will emerge from these newly formed relationships. Dutch Kills Bar is located at 27-24 Jackson Avenue LIC 11101.

Queens Green Drinks

December 10: The Creek?

From 6 - 8 pm - social hours. Queens Green Drinks is the local chapter of the worldwide Green Drinks network which is designed to bring environmentally interested and conscious people together in the hope that something positive will emerge from these newly formed relationships. Dutch Kills Bar is located at 27-24 Jackson Avenue LIC 11101.


Sporting / Park Things To Do - Queenssporting outdoor bike park events


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


Click here for free things to do in Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Jamaica and Queens Summer 2011.

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Leaf Fest / Tree Fest / Compost Initiative / Celebrations

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NYC Marathon in Queens

November 6: NYC Marathon in Long Island City

The really early marathoners start coming over the Pulaski Bridge around 9 am. The runners come in hordes between 10 am and 12 noon. We provide complete coverage, including the best locations, the best times and many photos and the history of the NYC Marathon in Queens. Click here to view our NYC Marathon in Queens section.


Al Oerter Recreational Facility

December: 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 trackDecember: 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 including direction for the Acqueduct Race Track at 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard in Jamaica, NY, or here for the telephone number and website of the Acqueduct Race Track / NYRA in Queens.

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NYC Parks – Indoor Swimming In Queens NY

natatorium indoor swim poolsDecember: 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 including transit info to the Queens Ice Rink and Natatorium Indoor Swimming Pool, and here for the telephone number and website of the NYC Parks department - NYC Queens Parks.

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Street Fairs - Things To Do Queensqueens street fairs in queens


 

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Markets - December 2011

queens street fairsThe following is a list of street fairs in Queens this week. You may also click here to view our compendium of street fairs in Queens which run from April through October.

December: TBD

TBD.

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Theater Events & Performancesqueens theater in queens


The Chocolate Factory In Long Island City

chocolate factoryNovember 2 - 5: Target :: Furnace

At 8 pm Wednesday through Saturday. This is a premiere of a piece about the warrior heart. The dancer has a martial arts background and it is choreographed to music including bassoon, violin and percussion. Admission $15.

Nov 16 - 19: intuition is preceding over my understanding

Starts at 8 pm. Solo performance by Chase Granoff about time and place, present and past. Admission $15.

Admission on Thursdays is free for Queens residents, but tickets are given based on availability and a first come first serve basis. Click here to view a report on a prior performance at the Chocolate Factory Theater LIC. 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.


La Guardia Performing Arts Center LIC

laguardia performing arts center licNovember 2 - 5: Maids - Tick Tock

Begins at 8 pm. Last installment of year long theater series exploring audience interaction and influence on theater. Based on a Jean Genet play. Admission $5. Limited seating but can rsvp in advance at projectmaids [at] yahoo.com.

November 15: One Armed Man

Begins at 7.30 pm. Story about a writer investigating the past regarding the alibi of a man accused in a 1915 murder. The story revolves around dreams and psychology. Admission $20 / $15 advance / $10 students. Little Theater.

Click here to obtain contact info including a website link to the La Guardia Performing Arts Center in LIC, and here for a map of the La Guardia Performing Arts Center in LIC.


Astoria Performing Arts Center

astoria performing arts centerNovember 3 - 19: A Hard Wall At High Speed

At 8 pm Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays with a matinee at 4 pm on Saturdays. This is the premiere production of a new play about how a Florida charter pilot turns his life upside down when he makes a serious error in judgment. The play includes a number of notable NYC actors and actresses. Admission $18.

The Astoria Performing Arts Center performs in Good Shepherd Church at 30-44 Crescent Street in Astoria. Click here for a map of the Astoria Performing Arts Center and click here for Astoria Performing Arts Center telephone number and website link.


York College Performing Arts Center In Jamaica

York college performing arts centerNovember 5: The Lynching of Emmitt Till

Begins at 3 pm and 7 pm. This is the story about a young Chicagoan who went down to Mississippi to visit relatives. He was advised by his relatives to be cautious around whites. What happened to arouse the white community's anger is a disputed, but what happened to Emmitt Till is not. The sad story of prejudice in the deep south in the mid 20th century. Admission $20 / $10 Seniors & Students.

Click here to obtain full information about the York College Performing Arts Center including a map. Suggested Donation $10. Click here to go to the York Performing Arts Center to buy tickets online.


The Secret Theatre In LIC Long Island Citysecret theatre

November 4 & 5: No Exit

Begins promptly at 8 pm - No Late Seating. A play based on Jean Paul Sartre's famous quotation, "Hell is other people." A play, within a gallery, within a film about three dead people in a room awaiting their eternal damnation. Admission $20.

November 10 - 20: Gutenberg! The Musical

At 8 pm Thursdays through Saturdays, also matinees at 3 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The comedic story of two writer / singers who are working on a musical about the invention of the printing press by Johann Gutenberg. Their play includes a scheming monk who tries to stop Johann and a beautiful woman who loves him, and the two writers perform the play while trying to convince the audience of producers (you) to give them a Broadway contract. Admission $18.

November 19 & 20: Sounds Of Arts

At 3 pm and 8 pm Saturday and 3 pm Sunday. Live music, dance, films and computers. Make reservations at muse.reservations [at] gmail.com. Admission $18.

Click here to read a prior performance review of the Secret Theatre in LIC, or here to see a map including transit info of the Secret Theatre in LIC, or here for the telephone and website for the Secret Theatre in LIC.


NY Irish Center in LIC

bohemian hall and beer gardenNovember 6: Cill Cais Players - Two One-Act Plays

Cocktails begin at 4 pm. Uncle Pat is a comedy by Thomas King Moylan and The Pot of Broth is a comedy by W. B. Yeats. Admission $20. Call 718.482.0909 for tickets.

November 16: Angela's Ashes / Luaithreach Angela

Begins at 7 pm. A bilingual reading [English & Gaelic] of the best selling novel by Frank McCourt entitled Angela's Ashes. Admission free.

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