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Things To Do Queens November 2013

Nov 28, 2013 at 12:09 pm by mikewood


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NOVEMBER EVENTS - UPDATED 11 / 21 / 13

SEE our FRONT PAGE on Weekends for Things To Do in Queens

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NOVEMBER is the month when Daylight Savings begins and we turn back the clocks one hour. It is also the month of Thanksgiving and Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights. This year Hannukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, also starts in late November. Above is a photo taken of the Indian Festival of Lights in Queens.

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Queens Art Events, Exhibits, Galleries & Queens Art Museums

Click for maps & info about Queens Art Museums


Knockdown Center - Maspeth

November 16: Global Cluster D.O.M.E

From 6 - 9 pm. Interactive sculpture, light and ambient music. Admission free.


Knockdown Center - Maspeth

November 16: Global Cluster D.O.M.E

From 6 - 9 pm. Interactive sculpture, light and ambient music. Admission free.


Queens Council On The Arts

November 22: Neural Cleave / The Sound Of Art

From 7 - 8.30 pm. Experience a sound artist performance by Michelle Jaffe. This is a mixed media performance that explores what is revealed through the sounds of the voice. Admission $5. Click this link to Queens Council On The Arts for link to rsvp.


Bliss On Bliss Studio - Sunnyside

November 3: Celebration

From 2 - 6 pm [Checking]. A half dozen Queens artists and musicians perform and exhibit their works.

November 10: Dual Chapbook Launch Party

From 3 - 6 pm. Two new authors talk about their new books [No by YesYes Books and Subways by Thrush Press]. Rsvp jatticusfinch [at] gmail.com.

Click here for info on Bliss on Bliss Studio in Sunnyside.


flux factoryFlux Factory - Long Island City

November 2 & 16: Reactor: Perform / Log!c ?ystem

From 7 - 10 pm. Improvised, anti-logic rules based game by UK Reactor collective mumbo jumbo. Admission free.

November 14: Flux Thursdays

Begins at 8 pm. On the second Thursday of every month there's a potluck dinner with presentations & conversation. This month the presentations include TBD. Free with food or beverage contribution.

Click here to view a prior story about the Flux Factory or here for the Flux Factory listing including hours, contact info, map & links.


noguchi museum in long island city queens new york city nyNoguchi Museum In Long Island City

December 6: First Fridays

Begins at 6 / 7 pm. Extended hours and talk and film.

November 10: Second Sundays - Skyscrapers, Stacks & Sticks

Begins at 3 pm. Lecture / presentation of Noguchi friend and choreographer Ruth Page collaborated with art abstrationists in the 1930's exploring the dynamic / functional architecture of the body as it moved through space. Free w/ admission.

Thru January 26, 2014: Isamu Noguchi & Qi Baishi: Beijing 1930

New exhibit about Noguchi's influence by master ink painter Qi Baishi under whom Noguchi studied in Beijing circa 1930. Baishi was a famous Chinese artists who painted small things like ants and crickets.

Thru January 26, 2014: Space, Choreographed: Noguchi & Ruth Page

New exhibit exploring relationship between Noguchi and avante garde dancer and choreographer Ruth Page.

All programs are free with admission $10 / $5. Click here to view a prior story about the Noguchi Museum in Queens. Click here for the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City including hours, map, contact info and link.


PS1PS1 Art Exhibits in Long Island City

November: New Exhibits TBD

Info about new exhibits coming soon.

Admission $10 / $5 students, except on PS1 Warm Up Party Saturdays when admission is $15. Click here to view a report about PS1, or here for PSI Art Museum contact info, link, map and hours.

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Sculpture Center - Long Island City

sculpture centerNovember 9: Garbage Bay, Exformation & Now Showing

From 5 - 7 pm. Opening exhibition for three new exhibits with environmental themes. Free w/ admission.

November 16: The Unpopular Environment?

From 1 - 3 pm. Opening exhibition examines relationship between art and the environment w/ Jamaica Bay as example.

Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday 11 am - 6 pm. Free admission, but a $5 donation is suggested. Click here to view a report on a prior Sculpture Center reception opening. Click for the Sculpture Center in Long Island City map, contact info & website link.


queens museum of artQueens Museum Of Art [QMA] Exhibit in Flushing

November 9 & 10: Museum Re-Opening Weekend

Opening Reception from 6 - 9 pm Saturday and re-opening art & cultural events from 12 noon - 6 pm Saturday and Sunday. Come celebrate the re-opening of QMA with a newly renovated and expanded ground floor. Free w/ admission.

November into early March 2014: Queens International 2014

Exhibits of art work done by Queens local artists. Poetry was the theme. Click here to view some photos of the Queens International 2014 in the photo slide show.

Museum Admission $5 / $2. 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 or the Queens Museum of Art contact info, hours, map & link.


socrates sculpture parkSocrates Sculpture Park

Fall / Winter: EAFE Exhibit

EAFE [Emerging Artists Fellowship Exhibit] runs through the winter. Admission free.

The park is open during daylight hours year round. Click here to view short reports on a prior events at the Socrates Sculpture Park In LIC / Astoria. Click here for a listing of Socrates Sculpture Park in LIC / Astoria.


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queens business meetings community board meetings

Click the header above for Queens Business Meetings, Events & Workshops or this link to go to the Queens Public Notices section of this site.

Also see Social Section & Member Calendar below.


November 5: NYC NYC Municipal Elections

Polls are open from 6 am - 9 pm. Click here to find your Queens Queens polling sites. NYC is so heavily democratic that oftentimes the primaries are the real election.


Queens Council On The Arts

November 13 & December 4: Find Money for Your Art

From 6 - 8 pm. Develop techniques and best practices for determining and approaching appropriate funding sources for non-profit / art projects, including government, foundation, private and corporate support. Admission $10. Click this link to Queens Council On The Arts for link to rsvp.


November 13: LIC Partnership Trade Show

From 9 am - 2 pm w/ lunch the last two hours. View 130 exhibits by local companies. At Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Admission free / Lunch costs.


November 20: Queens Tech Meet Up

From 6.30 / 7 - 9 pm. Brian Cohen, tech investor, will talk about what venture capitalists will want to know. Six tech start ups will talk about what they do. Admission free compliments of several NYC Councilmembers. Hunters Point Plaza - 47-40 21st Street, 10th Floor.


November 21: Map Future Transit For Maspeth IBZ

From 8.30 - 10 am. Rsvp with Jean Tanler to participate in providing guidance for the DOT on transportation in the Maspeth area - jtanler @ bocnet .org. Anorac Bldg at 45-23 47th Street.


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dance in queens

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Green Space - LIC

Green SpaceNovember 15 & 16: Take Root - Angel Chinn / Mei Yamanaka

Starts at 8 pm. Modern dance performances. Admission $15.

November 17: Fertile Ground - Noon Dance / Bugge Ballet / Kalamindir Dance Co / Progeny Dance / Carmen Caceres / Marcia Brooks

Begins at 7 pm. Modern dance performances, generally by local performers and choreographers. Admission $10.

Click here for Green Space in LIC in Space 301 - contact info, map, hours & links.


Jamaica Performing Arts Center - Jamaica

November 16: KaNu Dance Theater - Episodes of Haiti

dance out loud benefit concertBegins at 7.30 pm. Mix of full length concert, modern dance and music, Haitian history, poetry & folklore. Admission $15. Call 718.618.6170 ext 301.

This will be performed at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Jamaica by the KaNu Dance Theater Company. Click the link above for map.

 


Topaz Arts - Woodside

November 30: Bliss Out At Topaz / Filipino Fundraiser

From 3 - 6 pm. Dance performance and art to raise funds for the Philippines recovering from Typhoon Halyan / Yolanda. $25 Donation For Filipino Red Cross. Click for links to Topaz Arts.


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November: Restaurants & Food

See restaurant reviews in the Queens Buzz Restaurant Reviews section of this site. Click here for good restaurants for Valentine's Day in Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights & Flushing Queens.


Thanksgiving Dinners

November 24: Thanksgiving Dinner

From 3 - 6 pm. Thanksgiving Dinner at 108-25 62nd Drive in Forest Hills. Bring a dish from your culture to share with others. Free Admittance. For further info contact rsvp [at] queenscommunityhouse.org.


November 28: Thanksgiving Dinner - Awaiting Confirmation

Begins at X pm. They have a tradition of providing a free meal to those who wish to join them Thanksgiving Day afternoon? Sunnyside Reformed Church is located at 48th Street & Skillman Avenue.


Sunnyside Restaurant Week

November 4 - 9: Sunnyside Restaurant Week

Sunnyside Shines BID [Business Improvement District] effort promoting Sunnyside restaurants within the BID, primarily along Queens Blvd and Greenpoint Avenues. Sixteen restaurants are offering three course dinners for $25, and 5 restaurants are also offering a $10 lunch special. Click here for link to Sunnyside Shines Business listing which includes link to their site where the restaurants / promotion is listed.


Flushing Town Hall

November 17: Harvesting Our Diversity

From 1 - 5 pm. Workshop to create cross cultural awareness through food. Admission $10 / $5 & free for members.


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Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2013 - Queens

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Click for info about Queens Farmers Markets opening & closing dates 2012. Some Queens farmers markets are sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation, Grow NYC, Local Harvest & Community Markets.

You may also use the search function to find a report on CSA's [Community Supported Agriculture in Queens].

Astoria Farmers Market - July 10 - Nov 20, 2013 - Also see LIC for Socrates

WEDNESDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click to view a map of the Astoria Farmers Market.

Corona Farmers Market - July 5 - Nov 22, 2013

Fridays 8 am to 3 pm. Click to view a map of the Corona Farmers Market.

Discontinued - Douglaston Farmers Market - July 8 - November 18, 2013

Sundays 8 am - 3 pm. Click here for Douglaston Farmers Market.

Elmhurst Farmers Market - June 4 - November 26, 2013

Tuesdays 8 am – 4 pm. Click to view a map of the Elmhurst Farmers Market near Elmhurst Hospital.

Flushing Farmers Mkt Qns Botanical Gardens - June 21 - Nov 22, 2013

Fridays 8.30 am - 4 pm off the north corner of the Queens Botanical Gardens. Click to view a map of the Flushing Farmers Market / Queens Botanical Garden Farmers Market.

Forest Hills (Post Office) - April 7 - Dec 29, 2013

Sundays 8 am - 3 pm at 70th Avenue and Queens Blvd [Post Office]. Click to view a map of the Forest Hills Farmers Market & Post Office.

Discontinued - Glendale / Atlas Park Farmers Market - June 16 - Nov 17, 2013

SATURDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm at the Shops At Atlas Park Mall in Glendale. Click to view a map of the Glendale Farmers Market.

Jackson Heights Farmers Market - OPEN YEAR ROUND

SUNDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click to view a map to the Jackson Heights Farmers Market / Travers Park Farmers Market.

Jamaica Farmers Market - June 21 & 22 - Nov 23 & 24, 2013

Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8.30 am to 4 pm. Click to view a map of the Jamaica Farmers Market.

Long Island City LIC Farmers Market - June 1 - Nov 23, 2013

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

LIC - Brooklyn Grange Farmers Market - May - November 2013

Open Saturdays from 10 am - 3 pm. On the Standard Motor Lofts Building in LIC on Northern Blvd.

Pomonok Flushing Farmers Market - July 12 - November 29, 2013

Open Fridays from 10 am - 5 pm. Click to view a map of Queens Community House Pomonok Center Farmers Market at 67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing 11367 - across from Queens College.

Ridgewood Farmers Market - July 13 - November 23, 2013

Open Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm. Click to view map of Ridgewood Farmers Market including info.

Sunnyside Farmers Market - June 1 - Dec 21, 2013

Saturdays between 8 am – 3 pm. Click to view a map of the Sunnyside Farmers Market.

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fashion film in queens

Also see Historic & Arts sections & Member Calendar


Museum Of The Moving Image - Astoria

american museum of the moving imageDecember 14 - March 2, 2014: Independent Video Games

New exhibit featuring 25 indie video games.

Thru Jan 2013: Film Projectionists / Lights, Camera Astoria

Exhibit about film making in Astoria beginning in the 1920's. Click here to read a related report about TV / film production in Astoria.

Click to read our report on the newly remodeled Museum Of The Moving Image, or a review of a prior exhibit entitled Ming Wong, or about the Museum Of The Moving Image in Astoria.

Events are generally free with admission, which is $12 / $9 senior / $6 kids under 18. Click for the Museum Of The Moving Image contact info, hours, map and link.


Queens World Film Festival Party - Space Dutch Kills

November 20: Party

From 6 - 9 pm. Impromptu party fundraiser with performances and cash bar. Free Admittance. Space Gallery at 29-09 39th Avenue in Dutch Kills.


NY Irish Center - LIC

November 15: Into The West - Film

Begins at 7.30 pm / 8.15 pm. Magical, well crafted film about western Ireland starring Gabriel Byrne & Ellen Barkin (1992). Admission $22 / $11. Click for NY Irish Center map & links.

November 22: Kennedy's Cadets

Begins at 7.30 pm / 8.15 pm. Film about how a group of Irish teenagers were catapulted onto the world stage [related to 50th anniversary of JFK's death]. Admission $22 / $11. Click for NY Irish Center map & links.


For More Films - Also see MOMA PS1 & Queens Museum of Art in Art section above.


FREE MOVIES IN QUEENS PARKS. Click for listing of free movies / films in Queens Parks - free movies in Queens parks.


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Queens Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

Also see KIDS / PARADES section below. Click here for maps & info about Queens History.


November 3 - 8: Diwali Festival of Lights

This is one of the holiest times of the year for Hindus as they celebrate the Festival of Lights. See photo at top of this page.


November 16: Author Talk About Jackson Heights History

From 3 - 4 pm. Authors Jason Antos and Constantine Theodosiou, authors of the new book Jackson Heights, will talk about and sign their new book at the Jackson Heights Library at 35-51 81st Street in Jackson Heights. Admission free.


November 19: Holiday Lights

At 6 pm. The Sunnyside Chamber and Sunnyside Shines are hosting a holiday celebration with the Sunnyside Drum Corps at 46th Street & Queens Blvd. Admission free.


King Manor - Jamaica

December 6: Classical Concert

Begins at 6 pm. Wine & cheese concert. Admission $15 or $20. Click here for a map of King Manor in Jamaica.


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November 10: Veterans Duo Music

Begins at 2 pm. Flautist and pianist duo perform live concert in parlour. Admission $12 / $10.

Thru November 4: From Immigrant Home To Neighborhood Museum

Exhibit about the evolution of the Voelker House into a museum. Once a part of the Parsons Estate, the house was built in 1891 in conjunction with the extension of the LIRR and the new Murray Hill suburb.

Suggested donation $2 - for kids 6 and under. Click photo for contact info and address which is 149-19 38th Avenue. Click here for a short report on the Voelker Orth House Museum.


Greater Astoria Historical Society GAHS - Astoria NY

greater astoria historical societyThru November 17: Cityscapes of LIC & Astoria

Local photographic exhibit - below click for hours. $5 Admission / Free Members.

Ongoing - Museum Exhibits

GAHS has a 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.

Click for The Greater Astoria Historical Society contact info, hours, map and a link.


Queens Historical Society / Kingsland Homestead - Flushing

kingsland homesteadNovember 16: Immigration - Community Conversations For Kids

From 1 - 2 pm. Discussion about immigrants and immigration. Admission free.

Ongoing - Kingsland Homestead Museum

May 2012 - exhibit spaces [only] closed for remodeling. Admission $3 / $2 and children / kids under 10 free. Click for Queens Historical Society in Flushing contact info, hours, map and link.


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Ongoing - Louis Latimer House

Open weekends. Click here for the business listing of the Louis Latimer House is located at 34-41 137th Street in Flushing. Admission $10 / $7.



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Also see Sports / Parks & Historic & Theater Events [below]


Thanksgiving Celebrations - See Dining Section Above

November TBD: TBD

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Queens Botanical Garden

November: Nature For Everyone

The Queens Botanical Garden carries a wide range of plant life and also offers classes and exhibits.

Admission $4 / $3 / $2. Hours vary by season. The Botanical Gardens are a good place for Children / Kids to learn about the environment. Click this link for a business listing of the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing including contact info & links to website & map.


New York Hall Of Science

November: Science For Kids & Adults

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 this link for our business listing of the New York Hall Of Science which includes contact info and links to website & map.


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.

Admission $7 / $3. The zoo is open weekdays from 10 am - 5 pm and from 10 am - 5.30 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Good for Children / Kids. And they have a new cafe. Click this link to the business listing of the Queens Zoo in Flushing for contact info & links to website & map.


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live music in queens

Also see Dance in Queens, Film in Queens, Theater in Queens, & History in Queens


NY Irish Center - LIC

November 9: Mickey Coleman & Friends

Begins at 7.30 pm / 8.30 pm. Renowned modern / folk Irish musician and friends perform. Admission $22 / $11. Click for NY Irish Center map & links.


Astoria Symphony - Astoria

November 19: Benjamin Britten - The Complete Cello Suites

Begins at 7.30 pm. Celebrates Britten's 100th birthday.British composer's works performed by Emily Brausa violin / cello. At St Joseph's Church in Astoria. Admission $25 / $20.


Louis Armstrong House In Corona NY

Louis Armstrong House

November: Louis Armstrong & Baseball

Louis Armstrong was a Brooklyn Dodgers and Mets fan. Admission $10 / $7 which includes 40 minute House Tour - last one begins at 4 pm.

Click to our report on the Louis Armstrong House tours in Queens or here for The Louis Armstrong House in Corona info.


Flushing Town Hall - Flushing

flushing town hallNovember 8: Trumpeters of Queens

Begins at 8 pm. Josh Deutsch and Miki Hirose perform. Admission $15 / $10.

November 17: Harvesting Our Diversity

Begins at 1 pm. See details in dining section above.

November 22: Hendrik Merkens Samba Jazz Quartet

Begins at 8 pm.Brazilian jazz. Admission $15 / $10.

Click here to see the Flushing Town Hall schedule of events 2013. Ongoing - the suggested donation is $5. Click here for Flushing Town Hall in Flushing Queens contact info, hours, map & link.


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



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Click to the Queens Issues section or the Eco-Friendly Queens section for related reports. Click this link to go to the Queens Public Notices section of this site.


November 7: ObamaCare - United Civic Community Association

From 7 - 10 pm. Obamacare informational meeting with Congressman Crowley, Assemblywoman Maloney and Caryn Schwab and Judy Trilivas of Mt Sinai in Astoria at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria.


Jackson Heights Community [JHBG]

November 8: Do The Math

From 7.30 - 9.30 pm. Environmental documentary on climate change. At Community United Methodist Church. Admission free. Contact the JHBG.

November 20 & 21: Public School Education in JHTS

On 11/20 Principals Night from 7 - 9 pm w/ planned visit by Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. On 11/21 meeting to organize JHTS group for public school improvement at Community United Methodist Church.

November 25: Noise & Changed Flight Patterns At LGA

Begins At 7 pm. Find out how new flight patterns at LGA have brought more noise to Jackson Heights & surrounding neighborhoods at the Jackson Heights Jewish Center.


November 7: Transportation Alternatives Queens / Flux Factory / Cyclists Rights

Begins at 7 pm. Cyclists Know Your Rights and Responsibilities Forum hosted by the Flux Factory in LIC featuring Steve Scofield. Admission free.


Queens Council On The Arts

November 22: Neural Cleave

From 7 - 8.30 pm. 3rd Space event presentation of a work in progress by Queens based sound artist Michelle Jaffé. . Admission $5. Click this link to Queens Council On The Arts for link to rsvp.


November TBD:

From 7 - 9 pm. Admission free.


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Queens parks are open year round - also see Social & Kids sections for park events. Click for 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 2012.


NYC Marathon - NYRR

November 3: NYC Marathon Rolls Through Queens

The race begins in Staten Island around 8 am and is released in waves. Click here for times, route and viewing locations of the NYC Marathon in Queens.


Al Oerter Recreational Facility

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

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.


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November: Golfing in Queens

Click here for story, maps & info about the public golf courses in Queens.

Queens Golf Courses are open year round.

 


Aqueduct / Belmont Race Track In Jamaica NY

belmont race trackNovember: Acqueduct Racetrack

Horse Races. Use the following links for more current info. Gates open at 11 am and General Parking is free.

Click for a map with directions 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.

 


NYC Parks – Indoor Swimming & Ice Skating In Queens NY

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

The Flushing facilities are open year around. 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.

Click here for a complete listing of swimming pools in Queens Parks, as well as a smattering of other non-profit public pools in Queens. All outdoor swimming pools in public parks close after Labor Day Weekend.

The Flushing 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 for a map of the Queens Ice Rink and Natatorium Indoor Swimming Pool, and the business listing of the NYC Parks department - NYC Queens Parks.


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Also check the Kids, Historic / Culture, & Sports / Parks sections for related events.


Click on 'Queens Street Fairs' above

For street fairs in Queens.

CRAFTS FAIR - November 10

From 11 am - 5 pm. SS Artists are hosting a pre-holiday crafts fair at Queen of Angels Church in Sunnyside.


Click here for a full listing of Queens Street Fairs MAPS showing the location of them.

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theater in queens

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Chain Theatre - LIC

theatre 167Thru November 10: Pirira

Begins at 8 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday w/ 3 pm matinee on Sunday. Click here for review of Theatre 167 play Pirira. Admission $18.

November 14 - 23: 2014 Harvest Festival

Showtimes are 7 pm and 9 pm Wednesday thru Saturday w/ 1, 3 and 5 pm matinees on Saturday only. One act works-in-process plays of original works or derivatives of orginal works. Admission $15. Except closing night $18.

Click here to buy tickets to Pirira [only] at Theatre 167 and click here for business listing w/ link to Chain Theatre in LIC for location and tickets to other shows.



Thalia Spanish / English Theatre - Sunnyside

November 15 - December 15: The Heartbeat of Latino America

thalia theatreBegins at 8 pm Fridays & Saturdays / 4 pm Sundays. Mestizo Dance Company and Harold Gutierrez's Band return in a new homage to the music, fashion and dance of 15 Latin American nations. Admission $35 / $32 [$30 for all - Fridays only].

Click here to view a map of Thalia Theatre in Sunnyside


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November 13 - 16: Surrender

Begins at 8 pm. Experimental theater about futuristic reporter caught in quandary that begs the question, what's important in life. Main Stage Theater, but as workshop only 25 people admitted each performance. Admission $10 / $5.

November 20 - 23: Almost Maine

Begins at 7.30 pm. Almost Maine isn't a coastal town, nowhere near the ocean and it doesn't exist. 19 actors bring John Cariani's play to life. Admission $5.

Click here to see the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center schedule of events for the rest of the 2012 season. Click for contact info & map for La Guardia Performing Arts Center.


York College Performing Arts Center

York college performing arts center

November 9: Dreamweaver

At 2 and 7 pm. A one man performance about the life of Langston Hughes of the Harlem Renaissance. Admission $20 / $10.

Click here to view a map of York College Performing Arts Center and click here to view the full season advertisement of YPAC theater in Jamaica NY.


Astoria Performing Arts Center - Astoria

November 7 - 23: The Cottage

Begins at 8 pm Thurs, Fri & Sat w/ matinee at 2 pm Sat. A Noel Coward play about admitting an affair to the spouses. Admission $18 / $12, but rsvp boxoffice [at]apacny.org. Click here for Astoria Performing Arts Center map & contact info.


LeFrak Concert Hall - Queens College - Flushing

November 23: Legislative Acts

Begins at 7 pm. Once-in-a-blue-moon theatrical performance by an assortment of Queens government officials to raise funds. Queens Borough President-elect Maria Katz is actually an accomplished vocalist and Astoria City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. plays a pretty mean electric guitar. Click here for map to Queens College. The LeFrak Concert Hall is adjacent to the Kupferberg Center for the Performing Arts at Kissena and the LIE.


The Chocolate Factory - LIC

chocolate factoryNovember : Will Rawls - The Planet Eaters

Begins at 8 pm. Sold out. Modern theatrical performance. Admission $15.

Admission on Thursdays is free for Queens residents on a first come first serve basis. Click here to view a report on a prior performance at the Chocolate Factory Theater LIC. Click here for a Chocolate Factory review / map and here for contact info, url and tickets for the Chocolate Factory in LIC.


The Secret Theatre - LIC Long Island Citysecret theatre

November 7 - 16: Romeo & Juliet

Begins at 8 pm w/ matinee at 2 pm on Sunday. Shakespearean classic. Admission $18 / $15.

Click here to view a prior review of the Secret Theatre in LIC, or here for business listing for the Secret Theatre in LIC including map and website links.


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