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Things To Do Queens - December 2010

Jan 06, 2011 at 12:01 am by mikewood


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Queens Events - December 2010 - Updated Weekly

Things To Do In Queens - Last Post 12 / 16 / 10

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Happy Holidays Queens

holiday events 2010 queens

The month of December is a time to reflect on what we accomplished this past year, what we could have done better and what we hope to achieve in the coming year. And it's a time when family and friends return home and we all get to spend time with each other again.

As you will see by clicking the links to your right or by scrolling down, there are a lot of events in December in Queens.

Use the search function to obtain maps, photos and reports on many Queens cultural organizations, or check the Business Directory to obtain 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

December 12: Second Sundays - From Documents To Pictures: The Making Of A Children's Book

At 3 pm. The authors, editor and illustrator of Ballet For Martha: The Making Of Appalachian Spring, discuss the production of their children's book about a collaboration by Noguchi, Martha Graham and Aaron Copeland. Intended for adults and free with admission.

noguchi museum in long island city queens new york city nyThrough 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; as well as influences on and by forty of his contemporaries.

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

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

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PS1 Art Exhibits in Long Island City

PS1December 12 - April 4, 2011: The Talent Show

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

December 12 - April 4: Feng Mengbo

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

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

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Queens Museum Of Art [QMA] Exhibit in Flushing

queens museum of artDecember 12: Art Workshops For Families - Free

From 1.30 - 4.30 pm. Create your own doll with popsickle sticks, yarn and stuff. Free with admission.

Through February 17, 2011: Structure Has A Life With Personality

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

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

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

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

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

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Flux Factory - Long Island City

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December 15: Flux Factory Auction & Gala

Doors open at 7 pm and auction ends at 10 pm with performances and dancing to follow. Holiday celebration and fund raising event. Admission $40 / $100 and up.

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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LIC Space - Long Island City

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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.


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 parkThrough March 2011: Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibition [EAFE] 2010

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

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

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Comedy Events - Queens

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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 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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Green SpaceGreen Space In LIC

December 4: Unseen Dances

Starts at 8.30 pm. Dana Salisbury returns to blindfold the audience and take them on a choreographed experience down a long hall, as a dog is called ... no you are the person and they are taking your coat .. a raucous laugh. Admission $15.

December 11: Sobers and Godley - Belle Contemporary Dance Company

Begins at 8.30 pm. This performance explores marriage through a variety of lenses and movements. Admission $18.

December 12: Fertile Ground

Starts at 7 pm. Performances by over a half dozen different dancers. 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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Dining & Drinking - Queens NY

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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.

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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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Turkish Cultural Center Queens

December 3: Separations

Begins at 7 pm. This film is about the 16h century Istanbul and the view of the Ottoman Empire governing elite not long before Napoleon stirs trouble in Europe. The story includes a budding romance between the palace physician and a lady's maid. In Arabic with English subtitles. Admission Free.

This is at the Turkish Cultural Center of Queens at 43-49 45th Street in Sunnyside. Rsvp at rsvp @ tccqueens.org. 718..482.8263.


Museum Of The Moving Image In Astoria NY

american museum of the moving imageDecember: 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 homesteadDecember 12: Historic Holiday House Tour

From 1 - 5 pm. Visit three historic colonial American sites where the birth of religious freedom in this nation began. And then visit three historic 19th century landmarks which include a classic Victorian home, an historic cultural center and the home of an inventor who worked for Thomas Edison. Click here to see our reports on Flushing historical sites includes in this self-directed tour which is excellent. $10 / Children under 12 free.

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 HouseDecember: 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 societyDecember 6: LIC Then & Now / Anniversary Party

At 7 pm. It's the 25th anniversary of the GAHS and they're having a book signing party of the recently completed Long Island City Then and Now book to commemorate it. Admission free.

December: 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

December: 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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Holiday Events For Kidssanta in queens 2010

December 4, 5, 11, 12: Visit Santa & Get Photo

From 12 - 6 pm on Saturdays and 12 - 5 pm on Sundays in Sunday at 42-20 Greenpoint Avenue

December 5, 12 & 19: Visit Santa & Get Photo

From 12 - 4 pm in Astoria at 28-17 Steinway Street [Jackson Hewitt Offices] and includes gift.

December 12: Christmas Party

At 1 pm. Light snacks and refreshments. Santa will be there with a modest gift for each child. Click here for a map showing the location of the NY Irish Center in LIC. $10 admission.

December 18: Nutcracker & Visit Santa's Toyland

Starts at 3 pm at LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center. View with delight the Nutcracker ballet and then take your children to visit Santa's Toyland, where Santa will be handing out a gift. Photo taking is welcome. Admission $12 / $10 - Click here to get a Queens coupon to save on tickets. And click here to purchase LaGuardia Performing Arts Center tickets online.

December 18: Breakfast & Santa Land Visit

Starts at 10 am with visit to Santa Land at 11.30 am. Breakfast begins at Riverview Restaurant at 2-01 49th Avenue in LIC and visit to Santa Land across the street in Gantry Park. Admission free by registering at Hunterspointsantaland.com.

December 5th & 19th: Making Holiday Cards With Korean Painting

Ages 13 and up on the 5th and ages 6 to 12 on the 19th. Begins at 12 noon. Learn basic hanji brush strokes using colored inks and Korean paper [materials provided]. Admission $7 / $5 and parents can acccompany children for free.

The Flushing Town Hall 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.


Annual Holiday Lightings

December 1: Sunnyside Street Lighting

Begins at 6.30 pm. Skillman Avenue and 50th Street in Sunnyside. To commemorate the first year of holiday lights on Skillman Avenue. Free.

December 2: Tree Lighting In Astoria

Starts at 4 pm. At Most Precious Blood school at Broadway and 36th Street. Tree lighting with choral group. Free.

December 4: Woodside Tree Lighting

Begins at 6 pm in Sohncke Park at 58th and Roosevelt in Woodside. Includes visit by Santa and candy, variety of performances, free refreshments and greetings from elected officials. Sponsored by Woodside On The Move. Free.

December 15: Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Starts at 5 pm. In front of the Jackson Heights Post Office on 37th Avenue and 78th Street. Sponsored by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group. Free.


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

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

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 NY

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York College Performing Arts Center In Jamaica

December 12: Jazzy Brass Holiday Celebration

Runs from 1 to 4 pm. A jazzy holiday celebration at York College Performing Arts Center. Admission Free.

Click here to obtain full information about the York College Performing Arts Center including a map.


Sunnyside Reformed Church

December 11: Carol Sudhalter Astoria Jazz Band

Dinner starts at 6 pm and the concert at 7 pm. There's a free pasta dinner and concert [per your donations] to be held at the Sunnyside Reformed Church. All are welcome. The Sunnyside Reformed Church is located on the northeast corner of Skillman Avenue and 48th Street.


Jackson Repertory Theatre Presents

December 5: Jackson Heights Concert Series - Composer Pianist Sunny Knable

At 4 pm. The first performance of the series will include Barber, Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein, Bolcom and Knable. It will be performed at the Jackson Heights Jewish Center at 37-06 77th Avenue. Admission Free.


Astoria Music Society - Frank Sinatra School Of The Arts

December 11: Handel's Messiah

At 8 pm. 120 musicians will perform Handel's Messiah under the baton of Maestro Bahman Saless at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria. Admission $20 / $15. You can purchase tickets at astoriamusic.org.

Click here for a map including address for Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria.


Bohemian Hall And Beer Garden in Astoria NY

bohemian hall and beer gardenDecember 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

December: 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 hallDecember 10: The Latin Jazz Coalition

At 8 pm. on Friday. Afro-Cuban fire, Spiritual oil and Greek cooking. Greek bouzouki player teams up with jazz trumpeteer, trombonist and big band to create something new. Admission $15 / $10.

Through January 7: A Walk Through Nature

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

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

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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].

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Social Causes / Network Events - Queens NY

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Green Shores NYC

December 4: Leaf Fest 2010 - Composting In Astoria Park

From 10 am - 1 pm Green Shores will take your leaves for composting, while serving refreshments.


December 6: Co-op / Condo Forum

From 7 to 9 pm. A forum discusses the role of the board, management and shareholder rights. This event will be held at the Jewish Center in Jackson Heights at 37-06 77th Street in Jackson Heights.


December 11: 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

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 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 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 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 - December 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.

December 10 - 12: Hispanic Book Fair

From 6 to 10 pm Friday, 10 am to 9 pm Saturday and from 10.30 am to 6 pm on Sunday. Click the following link to see the location of the Renaissance Charter School, which is hosting the Hispanic Book Fair in Jackson Heights.

December TBD:Flea Market In Queens

From 9.30 am - 3.30 pm. TBD.



Theater Events & Performances - Queens NY

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Thalia Spanish Theatre In Sunnyside NY

Dec 3, 4, 5 and 10, 11 & 12: Fuente Ovejuna-Cuidad Juarez

Starts at 8 pm on Fridays & Saturdays, and 4 pm on Sundays. Modern adaptation of 17th century Spanish play about the corruption of power. Admission $15 / $12.

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

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The Secret Theatre In LIC Long Island City

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December 18: 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 w/ barbeque.

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

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The Chocolate Factory In Long Island City

chocolate factoryDecember 1 - 4: Melanie Maar - Spaces & Bones

At 8 pm. This is a modern dance performance accompanied by Japanese music that explores the relationship between sound and movement. Admission $15.

December 15 - 18: Tara O'Con - Underneath Where We Are

At 8 pm. This is an artistic performance that uses the body as its metaphor. Light, costumes, music, and body parts are all on the performers' palettes. 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

December 1 & 2: Yo Miss - Teaching Inside The Cultural Divide

Begins at 4 pm Wednesday and 8 pm Thursday in the Little Theater. This is about teaching in Queens in the 21st century. It chronicles the early tumult of immigrants' lives and how those early experiences affect who they are and how they evolve as humans as they make their way through American public institutions of learning. Admission $5.

And click here to purchase LaGuardia Performing Arts Center tickets online.


Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning in Jamaica NY

December 11: JCAL's Got Talent

From 7.30 - 9 pm. Talent Show by JCAL faculty and staff. Admission $5.

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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NY Irish Center - Long Island City

December 3: I'll Live Till I Die

Begins at 8 pm, preceded by free cocktails at 7 pm. A celebration in talk, story and song of Delia Murphy. Admission $30 / $20 [includes food and beverage].

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.


Queens Theatre In The Park

queens theatre in the parkDecember 18: I_NY

At 8 pm. An Asian theatre group from NYC performs an original work about random meetings by American immigrants in NYC. Admission Free.

December 18 & 19: Paul Taylor Dance Company

At 2 and 8 pm Saturday and 3 pm Sunday. Renowned dance company returns to QTIP. Admission $24 - $40.

December 29 - 30: The Nutcracker Ballet

Begins at 1 and 4 pm each day. Traditional performance in tandem with Tchaikovsky's music. Admission $12.

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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