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Things To Do In Queens - November 2010

Dec 01, 2010 at 12:00 am by mikewood


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Queens Events - NOVEMBER 2010

Things To Do In Queens - Updated 11/18/10

Additions & Updates Are Made WEEKLY

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THANKSGIVING

halloween parties queensThe month of November is a time to be thankful for what we have.

About 90% of the nation is still employed. The banks appear to be lending again, based on offers I've begun to receive in the mail. And employment has picked up a bit. And as you can see by the calendar, there are plenty of things to do in Queens for free or only a few dollars. Click here to access Queens Buzz Zoupon Madness - Coupons In Queens.

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.


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Art Exhibits & Events - Queens NY


Queens Art Museums

Click here for maps and info about Queens Art Museums


Noguchi Museum In Long Island City

November 14: Second Sundays - In Consideration Of Becoming An Artist

At 3 pm. In November, a panel will discuss the issues associated with prepping the upcoming exhibitiion of On Becoming An Artist: Isamu Noguchi And His Contemporaries, 1922 - 1960. Free with admission.

noguchi museum in long island city queens new york city nyNovember 17 - April 24, 2011: 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 and influences on and from 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

PS1November 10 - 29: New York Art Book Fair

One of the largest collections of art books and exhibits will be on display throughout November.

November: Installing Winter Exhibits for December 2010 & 2011

Some new shows are in the works. Stay tuned.

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 artNovember 14: Luis Marquez & The World Of Tomorrow

Reception from 3 to 6 pm. An exhibit of photographs taken at the 1939-1940 World's Fair in Flushing by a Mexican photographer tending one of the exhibits during the world's fair. There will be a dance performance and Mexian refreshments. Free with admission.

 

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 centerThrough November 29: In Practice Projects Fall 2010 / Your Hero Is A Ghost / Stick Season / Two Masters & Her Vile Perfume

These four exhibits opened in September. The performance related segments of Your Hero Is A Ghost has been completed, but click the link to a video which you might enjoy. Stick Season is an interesting amalgam of fabric and sticks which the artist talks about in this video. 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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Flux Factory - Long Island City

flux factory

November 11: 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.

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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Local Project

November 21: Artists Talk About - autosemblematic

From 2 - 4 pm. Artists discuss the themes of the exhibit which include our automatic reactions to visual stimuli, the semblance of one's art to a universal art vocabulary, and emblems as representations of a larger whole.

The Local Project is located at 45-10 Davis Street in LIC which is inside 5 Pointz.


Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning in Jamaica NY

Through January 8, 2011: Eung Ho Park

This exhibit explores race, gender and culture as seen through the eyes of a Korean artist. 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 parkNovember - March 2011: Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition [EAFE] 2010

The Fall / Winter Socrates Sculpture Park Exhibition is now open through next year. Admission Free.

November 20: Leaves Composting

From 10 am - 4 pm. Leaf drop off area for the composting of leaves.

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

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The Creek & Cave In Long Island City

November: 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

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LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center In Long Island City

November 6: Rioult Dance

Begins at 8 pm in the Main Stage Theater. Modern dance company performs beautifully choreographed production. Admission $20 @ Door / $15 Advance / $10 Students.

Click here to view a map of the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center in LIC. And click here to purchase LaGuardia Performing Arts Center tickets online.


Green SpaceGreen Space In LIC

November 13: Take Root - Gobstopper Influence

Starts at 8.30 pm. Christine Coleman Sticky Mango Movement explores beauty, movement, machines and human flaws in a piece inspired by Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Admission $15.

November 14: Fertile Ground

Starts at 7 pm. Admission

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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queens restaurant reviewsQueens Buzz.com

November: 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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November 17: Queens Eats

From 6 - 9 pm. This is a fundraiser for the creation of a western Queens food cooperative. The event features over ten restaurants, a couple of beverage vendors and hosts a few exhibitors. Click here to buy tickets for the Queens Eats in advance for $20 or pay $25 at the door. The event is being hosted at the Foundry at 42-38 9th Street in LIC.



Farmers Markets - Queens

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Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2010 - Queens

queens farmers marketsClick 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 / Book / Movie Events - Queens NY

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Museum Of The Moving Image In Astoria NY

american museum of the moving imageNovember: 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

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Queens Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

Click here for maps and info about Queens History and Attractions


Kingsland Homestead In Flushing

kingsland homesteadNovember 14: Greater NY Sports Chronology

From 2.30 - 4.30 pm. Author Jeff Kroessler talks about his new book [entitled as above] which takes us from Dutch games in pastoral Queens, to many historic - and in many cases gone - athletic sites around the borough. 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 HouseNovember: 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 societyNovember 17: Reading Between The Lines

At 6 pm. This is the third session in a series. A discussion about the Civil Rights Movement in America 1954 - 1965 moderated by Al Ronzoni. Call 718.278.0700 to pre-register [required].

November: 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

November: 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

Also see Flushing Town Hall In History Section above

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Annual Christmas Tree Lightings

November 16: Sunnyside

Begins at 7 pm. Greenpoint Ave between 43rd and 42nd Street in Sunnyside. Includes Sunnyside Drum Corps. Sponsored by Sunnyside Shines. Admission Free.

November 30: Sunnyside / Woodside

Begins at 6.30 pm. At Sabba Park at 50th and Queens Blvd. Includes Santa Claus, Sunnyside Drum Corps and a prayer.

December 4: Woodside

Begins at 6 pm in Sohncke Park at 58th and Roosevelt in Woodside. Includes Choral Group. Sponsored by Woodside On The Move. Admission Free.


Queens Botanical Garden

November: 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

November: 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

November: 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

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LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center In LIC

November 12: Jeff Fairbanks 17 Piece Jazz Band

Begins at 8 pm in the Main Stage Theater. One of the largest jazz bands assembled in Queens in a long time performs at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. Admission $20 @ Door / $15 Advance / $10 Students.

Click here to view a map of the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center in LIC. And click here to purchase LaGuardia Performing Arts Center tickets online.


York College Performing Arts Center In Jamaica

November 6: Bill Jacobs Ensemble

Begins at 7 pm. Bill Jacobs and ensemble play some classical jazz tunes. Admission $20 / $10.

November 13: Classical Jam

Begins at 7 pm. A classical chamber music group performs at York College Performing Arts Center. Click here to obtain full information about the York College Performing Arts Center including a map. Suggested Donation $10.


Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Jamaica NY

November 18: Red Baraat - Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series

Starts at 7.30 pm. This is a nine piece Punjabi band from Brooklyn. To date every Carnegie Neighborhood Concert Series we have attended has been excellent. They carefully screen for some of the best musicians. Admission free.

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 Jamaica Performing Arts Center website. Tel: 718.618.6170.

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Thalia Spanish Theatre In Sunnyside NY

November 26, 27, 28: Flamenco, Charanga & Zarzuelas

Starts at 8 pm on Fridays & Saturdays, and 4 pm on Sundays. Thanksgiving holiday concerts. Flamenco Trio Musical on Friday, Son Cubano / Son Sublime charanga latin music band on Saturday and zarzuelas [spanish love songs] on Sunday. Admission $25.

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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Bohemian Hall And Beer Garden in Astoria NY

bohemian hall and beer gardenNovember 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

November: 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 hallNovember 19: NEA Jazz Masters - Benny Powell

At 8 pm on Friday. NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Heath playing the sax, Barry Harris on the piano, Jim Hall playing the guitar and Chris Fuller playing the trombone join with David Wong, bass, and Tootie Heath on the drums to honor Benny Powell who passed away in June. Admission is $40 / $20.

November 19: Reception For A Walk Through Nature

Reception from 5 - 7 pm. The opening of an exhibit showing literary style painting in Korea which includes the four gracious plants: plum blossoms, orchids, chrysanthemums and bamboo. Exhibit runs through January 7, 2011. 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.

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Club Amazura

November 26: King Sturgav, Coco Tea, Frankie Paul

From 10 pm to 4 am. A number of reggae bands congregate at Club Amazura over the holiday weekend. Club Amazura is located at 91-12 144th Place in Jamaica. Tel 718.298.6760.



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].

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Social Causes / Network Events - Queens NY

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Green Shores NYC

November 20: Rainey Park Composting

From 10 am - 1 pm Green Shores will take your leaves for composting.

December 4: Leaf Fest 2010 - Composting

From 10 am - 1 pm Green Shores will take your leaves for composting.


November 17: LIDBC Annual Luncheon & Trade Show

From 9 am to 2 pm. Trade show runs from 9 am - 2 pm. The luncheon from 12.30 - 2 pm. They expect 140 exhibitors and 3,500 attendees. Trade Show Audience Admission Free. The event is being held at the Terrace On The Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Flushing.


Sunnyside - Fundraiser For Variety Boys & Girls Club

November 20: Dancing With The Stars Of Our Community

From 7 - 10 pm. Dance performances by PS12, dinner by Dazies, Couples Dance Competition, and performances by Frank Sinatra dancers as well as dancers from the Variety Boys & Girls Club.

This event is being held at St Raphael's School Auditorium at 48-25 37th Street in LIC / Sunnyside. Call Vincent Renda for tickets at 347.870.8742. Admission $45 / $80 per couple in advance. Proceeds go to development of Variety Club youth program development in Sunnyside.


December: Queens Green Drinks

From 1 - 5 pm. A social event with artists selling their wares to help raise funds for local green and artist causes. At The Creek & The Cave in LIC.

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.



Sporting / Park Events - Queens

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

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Al Oerter Recreational Facility

November: 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 trackNovember: Racetrack Open At Acqueduct

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 poolsNovember: 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

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Queens Street Fairs & Flea Markets - November 2010

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.

November 19 & 20: Flea Market In Queens At PS 171

From 12 to 4 pm and 10 am to 2 pm respectively. 14-14 29th Avenue in LIC.

November 28:Flea Market In Queens At Immaculate Conception

From 9.30 am - 3.30 pm. 21-63 29th Street in Astoria.



Theater Events & Performances - Queens NY

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Thalia Spanish Theatre In Sunnyside NY

Through November 7 Weekends: Columbia Passion & Soul

Starts at 8 pm on Fridays & Saturdays, and 4 pm on Sundays. 8 pm, except Sunday at 4 pm only. Dance, music and theater performed as one to celebrate Columbia's bicentennial. Admission $30 / $27 [$25 on 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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Astoria Performing Arts Center [APAC] - Astoria

Through November 13: MILKMILKLEMONADE

Thurdays through Saturdays only. Starts at 8 pm. A drama / comedy about an 11 year old gay boy on a chicken farm. He likes choreographing things, while the boy down the road likes burning things. His mother would like to see him more like the boy down the road, while little does she know about their 'special' relationship. 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 theatre

November 3 - 7, 10 - 13: Joan Of Arc

At 8 pm with a 3 pm matinee on 11/13 only. A play about Joan Of Arc as written by playwright George Bernard Shaw. Shaw is known for his insightful critcal commentary which is embedded in his work. In this play he foretells the tale of WWI. Admission $18/ $15.

November 20: Secret Burlesque

At 11 pm. Comedy, magic and dancing ladies return to the Secret Theatre stage. A number of the top names return to perform. Admission $10.

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 factoryNovember 17 - 20: Look At Them Long And Hard

At 8 pm. This is a modern dance performance accompanied by woodwinds and other music. 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.


LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center In Long Island City

November 16 - 20: Stepping Out

Begins at 8 pm, with matinees at 2.30 pm on the 17th, 18th and 19th. This is a musical / dance production about a group taking dance classes in Astoria. It follows their progress, which eventually leads them to charity performance at LaGuardia Community College. Should be fun. Admission $5.

Click here to view a map showing the location of the Flux Factory in LIC. And click here to purchase LaGuardia Performing Arts Center tickets online.


Hellenic Cultural Center in Astoria

Through November 21: OPA! The Musical

Weekends Only. 8 pm on Friday and Saturday nights and 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. This is a story about life on a small Greek island, as the characters must make choices when the ferry service is scheduled to be cut. Some leave and some stay and twenty years later we find out why.

The Hellenic Cultural Center is located at 27-09 Crescent Street [at Newton Avenue] in Astoria. You may buy tickets by calling 718.626.5111. Admission $25.


NY Irish Center - Long Island City

November 3 - 5, 10 - 13: Wake

Begins at 8 pm. A tale of Irish immigrants who travel to Newfoundland, then Bedford and finally NYC. It's about the untold stories of one's parents and the coming to grips with one's real identity. Admission $18 / $15.

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.


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