Queens Buzz .com  Log-Out Members











Things To Do Queens September 2014

Sep 25, 2014 at 08:01 pm by mikewood

things to do queens astoria jackson heights long island city lic sunnyside woodside flushing jamaica corona forest hills queens events
things to do queens things to do queens


UPDATED 9 / 25 / 14

Also see Weekend FRONT PAGE for Things To Do in Queens

things to do queens

SEPTEMBER is the last month of summer. In Queens we celebrate the Hispanic Day Parade, the Century Bike Ride and the Jewish New Year. Enjoy the last few weeks of summer.

$element(adman,groupad,Promo Buttons)$

Use search to find prior stories, maps, photos and business listings.


Queens Buzz Voluntary Subscriptions

You can help us by voluntarily buying a subscription to Queens Buzz. Click for details.

queens blogs websites

$element(adman,groupad,Sectional Ad)$

things to do in queens

Queens Art Events, Exhibits, Galleries & Queens Art Museums

Click for maps & info about Queens Art Museums.

Queens Art Intervention

Sept 27: All Day Queens Art Intervention

All day art events at various locations & times which is sponsored by the Rego Park Green Alliance.

Van Deb - Coffeed 37-18 Northen Blvd - LIC

Sept 11 - From 6 - 8 pm - Opening reception for 7 artists - Bold Nature: Paintings & Prints - Thru 10/20 - 718.786.5553.

Studio J - 11-11 44th Road, Ste 404 LIC - 9/11 Tribute | A Day Of Healing

On 9/5 Opening Reception to art exhibit entitled Visual Healing - from 7 - 9 pm. info @ studiojlic .com.

On 9/11 from 3 - 8 pm a medium & healer will work with Asian healing vibration methods to activate your consciousness.

On 9/27 from 3 - 6 pm there's an Artist Talk about the exhibit Visual Healing.

Jeffrey Leder Art Gallery - LIC

September 14: Small Works 3

Opening reception from 6 - 8 pm. Features the small works of 15 local artists. Click here for Jeffrey Leder art gallery info / website. Artwork for sale / admission free.

Crossing Art Gallery - Flushing

September 19 - October 30: Paintings by Lizzie Scott & Patricia Satterlee

Opening reception 6 - 8 pm on 9/19. Exploration of line & form between abstract and reprentation. Admission Free.

Crossing Art Gallery.

Materials For The Arts - LIC / Astoria / Sunnyside

September 18: Third Thursdays

From 6.30 - 8.30 pm. MFTA sponsors a workshop every third Thursday of the month.

Thru TBD: Bernard Klevickas: History of Stuff

Solo exhibit by artist-in-residence examining how things are assembled and disassembled. Beer & music included. Admission free but donations always welcome.

Click here for Materials For The Arts website, location & contact info. I think the admission is free / donations & w/ refreshments.

flux factoryFlux Factory - Long Island City

September 5: Thermospheric Station

Begins at 8.30 pm. An experimental sound performance exploring Jungian concepts with dance accompaniment. Admission free / donations welcome.

Begins at 8 pm on 8/2. Includes 5 course vegan meal including locally made food and dancing on rooftop after party. Admission $50 or $15 for after party.

September 11: Flux Thursday

On the second Thursday of every month there's a potluck dinner with presentations & conversation. Must bring food or beverage to share / free.

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

September 5: First Fridays

Cocktails at 5.30 pm, discussion at 6 pm. Lecture / presentation with the theme TBD. Free w/ admission.

September 14: Second Sundays

Begins at 3 pm. Modern musical series. Free w/ admission.

Thru January 4, 2015: Designing The World Of Tomorrow

New exhibit about symbiotic relationship between sculpture and design in the years leading up to the 1939 World's Fair.

LIC Art Bus shuttles between Noguchi, Socrates, PS1 MoMa and the Sculpture Center thru the summer.

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.

PS1MoMA PS1 Art Exhibits in Long Island City

September 6: LAST PS1 Warm Up Party

Begins 3 pm until sundown. Rock bands, art and hipsters. Admission $18 / $20, but LIC residents free on first come / serve basis on day one.

Admission $10 / $5 students and under 16 years free, 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.

Back To Top

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

Thru September 7: 13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World's Fair

Opening reception 6 - 8 pm & party 8 pm - midnight on 4/26. Warhol's controversial work was whitewashed [sound familiar?] just prior to the opening of the World's Fair. Free w/ admission.

September 7 - 21: Sacred Waters: A Collection of Hindu Offerings From Jamaica Bay

Opening reception from 3 - 6 pm on 9/14. A Hindu green initiative conducts monthly clean ups at Jamaica Bay in alignment with the Hindu tradition of Ganga Puja [worship to the waters] through seva which is selfless service.

Ongoing Exhibits: Tiffany Glass, NY Watershed, NYC Panorama & NYC 1939 & 1964 Worlds Fairs

Click here for story encompassing photos of each exhibit at the Queens Museum of Art.

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

September 7 - March 22, 2015: Fall Exhibit EAFE

From 3 - 6 pm opening reception on 9/6. New Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition [EAFE] open in the park. Admission free.

LIC Art Bus shuttles between Noguchi, Socrates, PS1 MoMa and the Sculpture Center ended Labor Day Weekend.

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.

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all


$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Finance)$
$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Realestate)$

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.

Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning - Jamaica

things to do queensSeptember 5: First Fridays Professional Networking

From 6 - 10 pm. Music, drinks, art and networking for professionals 25 years of age on up. $10 / $5 w/ business card.

At the Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning in Jamaica, co-sponsored by Jamaica Center BID. Click the link above for map.

Queens Chamber Of Commerce - Jackson Heights

September 12: Zoning Forum

From 8 am - 10 am. Bulova Corporate Center 75-20 Astoria Blvd in Jackson Heights. Admission & parking free.

Chamber Luncheon - Sunnyside

September 10: Ariyoshi Restaurant 41-13 Queens Blvd

Begins at 12.30 pm. Annual Meeting. Admission $22 includes lunch.

13th Annual Car Show

September 21: ECCA Car Show

From 9 am - 4 pm. Maspeth Federal Savings Bank parking lot at 69th St & Grand Ave in Maspeth. Admission free.

Affordable Housing - Sunnyside / Woodside / LIC

September 29 / October 1 / October 8: Affordable Housing At Hunters Point South

Begins at 7 pm. At SS Community Services at 43-31 39th Street on 9/29 in SS, at Big Six Towers 59-15 47th Ave in the Community Rm in WS on 10/1 & at Academy for Careers in Film & TV at 1-50 51st Street in LIC on 10/6. The Related Companies [developer] and NY Housing Preservation & Development will be there to answer questions. Admission free.

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - after entering the search terms, scroll down to see all results.



dance in queens

Also see Theater, Music & Art sections for dance performances

Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning - JCAL

September 27: Making Moves Dance Festival

At 2 pm and 7 pm. 5th annual festival showcases local music & dance talent. Admission 2 pm Free & 7 pm $15 / $12. Click for JCAL contact info & links.

Green Space - LIC

Green SpaceSeptember 12 & 13: Take Root

Starts at 8 pm. Modern dance performance generally featuring one or two locally renowned choreographer / dance groups. Admission $15.

September 14: Fertile Ground

Begins at 7 pm. Modern dance performances by local dancers & choreographers, which frequently includes new works. Admission $10.

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

queens restaurants

queens restaurant reviewsQueens Buzz.com

September: Restaurants & Food

See restaurant reviews in the Queens Buzz Restaurant Reviews section of this site.

Viva La Comida - Jackson Heights

September 20: Viva La Comida

From 1.30 - 9 pm. A mix of food trucks, restaurants and entertainment at 82nd Street / Roosevelt / Baxter Triangle. Admission free.

Brooklyn Grange - LIC / Astoria / Sunnyside

September 28: Butcher Paper Dinner by Edible Queens

Begins at 5 pm [check times as they've been moving them]. Dinner curated by Edible Queens featuring local food & beverage makers / distributors. Admission $80 - advance tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com.

Astoria Restaurant Week

September 19 - 28: Astoria Restaurant Week

Special offers from participating restaurants in Astoria.

Voelker Orth Museum - Flushing

September 27: Oktoberfest Flushing Style

From 5.30 - 8.30 pm. Kimchi & sauerkraut w/ drinks to celebrate Oktoberfest Flushing style. Scroll down to History section for Voelker Orth contact info / website. Admission $30 / $20.

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all


$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Rest)$
$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Foodwine)$

things to do in queens

Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2014 - Queens

queens farmers markets

Click for info about Queens Farmers Markets opening & closing dates 2014 .

Some Queens farmers markets are sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation, Grow NYC, Local Harvest & Down To Earth Markets. Click here for Manhattan things to do manhattan.

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

Astoria Farmers Market - July 9 - Nov 26, 2014 - 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 11 - Nov 21, 2014

Fridays 8 am to 5 pm. Click to view a map of the Corona Farmers Market.

Elmhurst Farmers Market - June 3 - December 23, 2014

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, 2014 *

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) - Year Round

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.

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, 2014 *

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 - July 13 - Nov 23, 2014

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 - YEAR ROUND

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

LIC - Youth Market

SATURDAYS 9 am - 4 pm. July 13 to November 23. Location: 48th Avenue & Vernon Blvd.

Pomonok Flushing Farmers Market - July 12 - November 29, 2014 *

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, 2014

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

Rockaway Beach Farmers Market / Youth Market - July 13 - November 23, 2014

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

Sunnyside Farmers Market - June 7 - Dec 20, 2014

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

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all



fashion film in queens

Also see Historic & Arts sections & Member Calendar

Museum Of The Moving Image - Astoria

american museum of the moving image

September 21: New York On Location

From 11 am - 5 pm. Demoes of stunts, make up and special-effects, along with public access to about 20 film trailers. At Kaufman Astoria Studios Backlot at 36th Street between 34th and 35th Avenues. Free.

Thru January 19, 2015: What's Up Doc? Animation of Chuck Jones

Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and other cartoon greats were created by Chuck Jones and will be on exhibit.

September 12 - October 17: Retrospective Of Taiwanese Director Hou Hsiao hsien

Movies shown every few days. Click last link below to access link to their website.

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.

Rockaways - Queens World Film Festival

September 5: Indie Night

Begins around sundown [7.30 - 8 pm] at Beach 106th Street. Co-sponsored by Rockaway Civic Association w/ queensworldfilmfestival .com.

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.

history of queens historical sites in queens ny

Queens Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

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

NY Irish Center - LIC

September 5: Mickey Coleman

Cocktails at 7.30 pm / show at 8.30 pm. Modern Irish folk songs with warm up post show. Admission $22 / $15.

September 12 & 13: Colin O'Regan Live

Begins at 8 pm. Renowned Irish comedian. Admission $25 / $15.

September 19: Documentary Film about Irish Pubs

Begins at 7.30 pm. Admission $13.

September 21: Between Lands & Legends

Begins at 3 pm. Theatrical performance of original play about digital kids adventure. Admission $20 w/ discounts for families.

Located at 10-40 Jackson Ave in LIC / 718.482.0909.

King Manor Museum - Jamaica

October 7: Fugitive Art & Testimony: Slave Art Then & Now

Begins 12 noon. Lecture by Janet Neary of Hunter College.

October 18: Fall Harvest Festival

From 12 - 4 pm. Food, cooking & crafts.

I believe both events are free w/ admission.

Click for map of Rufus King Park.

voelker orth house museum flushingVoeker Orth Museum - Flushing - SEE DINING EVENT 9/27 ABOVE

Extended thru September 14: Tuscarora Raised Bead Art Traditions

Lecture on 7/27 begins at 2 pm. About the art of the Tuscarora tribe, part of the Iroquois nation. Admission x.

September 6: Classic Cartoons Night

Begins at 7.30 pm. Oldies for kids w/ popcorn. Admission $5.

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 societySeptember 6: Sunnyside Gardens Historical Walk

Begins at 12 noon. Meet by flagpole in park at 52nd Street & Roosevelt Ave. Admission $25 / $20.

September 7: Chautauqua In Astoria

Begins at 2 pm. New workshop. Admission $5?

September 8: Centennial Exhibit

Begins 7 pm. Lecture. Admission $5.

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. Current exhibit about East River ferries.

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

Queens Historical Society / Kingsland Homestead - Flushing

kingsland homesteadSeptember 13: Conversations w/ Kids About 911

From 2.30 - 4.30 pm. Helping children put 911 in historical context. 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.

$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Homeimprov)$

things to do with kids in queens to do with kids in queens

Also see Sports / Parks & History [above] & Theater Events [below]

Sept 27 - from 12 - 9 pm Astoria Carnival & Fair @ 21st & Ditmars - see St Fairs below.

Hispanic Independence Parade - Jackson Heights / Corona

September 21: Hispanic Day Parade

Begins at 12 noon at 69th Street & 37th Avenue and marches east toward Corona ending at 86th Street.

Queens Botanical Garden

September: 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

September: 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

September: Feedings & Kids Activities

Sea Lion feedings at 11.15 am, 2 pm and 4 pm. There's also a Storytelling / Arts / Crafts area called the Wild Room [it's a zoo] which is open from noon - 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays and school holidays.

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. Here's a link to some other Queens things to do in Queens.

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all


$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Foodwine)$

live music in queens

Also see Film & Theater & Parks

Astoria Park

September 6: Astoria Music Now Festival

From 12 noon - 10 pm. Music festival featuring a host of local dancers, comedians and musicians on 5 stages. Admission free.

Click for for prior coverage of Astoria Music Now or here for map to Astoria Park.

York College - Jamaica

September 12: March On

From 1 - 2.15 pm. Musical commemoration of March On Washington in 1963 by six person ensemble. Admission free.

JCAL - Jamaica

September 26: Jamaica Musicians' Trail

From 6 - 8 pm. Tour of groundbreaking musicans from Jamaica including 50 Cent, Eva Taylor, Clarence Williams & Paul Bowles. Admission free.

Louis Armstrong House In Corona NY

Louis Armstrong HouseSeptember X: Jazz

Exhibits & tour. 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 hallSeptember 26: Bartok & Beethoven

Begins at 8 pm. Classical concert. Admission Free but rsvp w/ link below.

Click here to see the Flushing Town Hall schedule of events with link to tickets. 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.

$element(adman,groupad,Sectional2 Ad)$

queens events calendar

This calendar contains events submitted by community & commercial organizations.



Click here to view an archive of things to do in Queens.

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all


$element(adman,groupad,Catry Green)$
$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Bike)$

community board meetings in queens

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.

Transportation Alternatives Meetings - Astoria

September 8: Monthly Meeting / Also see Member Calendar

Begins at 6.30 pm. Monthly Meeting at Greater Astoria Historical Society on Broadway. Admission free.

McManus Park - Astoria / Jackson Heights / East Elmhurst

September 10: 911 Memorial Candelight Ceremony

Begins 7.30 pm. At 81st & Grand Central Svc Road.

JHTS Shopping Center - Jackson Heights

September 13: Electronics Recycling

From 10 am - 4 pm. Dump / recycle your electronic equipment. At 77th St btwn 30th & 31st Avenues. Free.

Jackson Heights Beautification Group

September 6, 13, 20, 27: Gardening Schedule

From 10 am - 1 pm. On 9/13 at 77th St & 37th Ave, on 9/20 69th St & 35th Ave & on 9/27 at PS 280 at 35th Ave & 94th St.

Douglaston Celebration & Bayside Centennial

September 26 & 27: Douglaston Celebration & Bayside Centennial

On 9/26 from at 6 - 9 pm the Douglaston LDC is hosting a Kick Off Party celebrating the opening of newly done public space on the north side of the Douglaston LIRR station w/ music, dance & refreshments. Admission free.

On 9/27 from 12 noon - 5 pm the Bayside Historical Society & Bayside are celebrating their centennial along Bell Blvd between 39th & 41st Avenue w/ a festival including a classic car show. Admission free.

Central Queens YM & YWHA - Forest Hills

September 29: Hasidic Community: Internal Strife & Growing Conflicts With Outer World

Begins at 1.30 pm. Talk by NYT reporter Joseph Berger. Suggested $8 donation.

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all


$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Queens)$
$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Realestate)$

sporting activities parks in queens

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.

LIC Boathouse - LIC / Astoria

September X: Hallets Cove Free Kyaking

From 1 - 5 pm on TBD. Must be accompanied by an adult. Click for Hallets Cove map.

Century Bike Ride - Queens

September 7: Century Bike Ride

From 9 am - 5 pm. 100 mile liesurely ride through all NYC including northeast Queens [LIC & Astoria]. Details to follow.

Sunnyside Gardens Park

September 14: Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament

Begins at 10 am. Hosted by the Cultural Association of the Molise Region or camr.org. There's an admission. Sunnyside Gardens Park is at 49th St & 39th Ave.

Al Oerter Recreational Facility

September: 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.

queens public golf coursesPublic Golf Courses In Queens

September: 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 trackSeptember: Acqueduct / Belmont 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 poolsSeptember: 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.

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all.


$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Queens)$
$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Wedding)$

queens street fairs festivals

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

Click on header above for Street Fairs in Queens for Sept, Oct & Nov.

St Francis of Assissi Fair - Astoria

September 27: Street Fair

From 12 noon - 9 pm. Carnival with food, rides, games, prizes and live music by Spitfire. At 21-18 46th Street between 21st Avenue & Ditmars - not far from the Steinway Mansion. Admission free.

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

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - scroll down to see all


$element(adman,groupad,Sectional Ad)$

theater in queens

Also see Dance, Music, Art & History sections above.

Queens Theatre In The Park

October 3 - 10 except 10/6: A Midsummer Nights Dream

Begins at 7.30 pm, except Sunday when it's 4 pm / Monday 10/6 no performance / Matinee 10/3 at 2 pm. Click for Queens Theatre map & contact info and website link. Admission $18 / $14.

Chain Theatre - LIC

theatre 167September 12 - 27: Talk Radio

Begins at 8 pm. Every evening but Wednesdays. Production based on book [Talked To Death] and film [Talk Radio] of real life murder of an early confrontational 'shock jock' talk radio host Alan Berg of Denver. The story is about a talk show host who's about to go national and his on-air humiliation of his ex-wife puts him over the top, resulting in his murder by an aggravated member of the audience. Admission $18 at VariationsTheatreGroup.com.

Click here for the business listing w/ link to Chain Theatre in LIC for location and tickets to other shows.

LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center - LIClaguardia performing arts center lic

September 26: Leap of Faith

Begins at 8 pm. New dance works as part of Beyond Sacred - Unthinking Muslim Identity which is a theme of programs sponsored by and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters and the Doris Duke Foundation Building Bridges Grant. Little Theater. Admission $25 / $20 / $15. Click links above for short videos about the work.

Click here to see the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center schedule of events for the rest of the 2014 season. Click for contact info & map for La Guardia Performing Arts Center.

York College Performing Arts Center

York college performing arts centerSeptember 5, 6 & 7: She Kills Monsters

Begins at 7 pm on 9/5 & 9/6. Matinees at 12 noon 9/4, 2 pm 9/6 and 3 pm 9/7. Original work about loss of a sister that Agnes never knew. She finds her sister's dungeons and dragons notebook and embarks on violent and comical adventure. Admission $5.

Click here for link to more detailed schedule & York College Performing Arts Center tickets.

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 including links to purchase tickets online.

The Secret Theatre - LIC Long Island Citysecret theatre

September 16 - 27 except 9/22: Unfringed Theater Festival

Begins at 7 & 9 pm. Original works by & with local writers, directors and producers. Admission $18.

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.

The Chocolate Factory - LIC

chocolate factorySeptember 17 - 20: Marissa Perel - More Than Just A Piece Of Sky

Begins at 8 pm. A modern theatrical performance including a mix of dance, poetry, video and theater exploring dreams, sexual genders and psychology. Admission $5.

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.

$element(adman,groupad,Catgry Wedding)$

QB SEARCH - contains 3 search categories - after entering the search terms, scroll down to see all results.


Back To Top