Events In Queens For July 3-July 10

Events In Queens For July 3-July 10

“Attack The Block,” free screening at Bayside Library starting at 11:15a.m (see below). THURSDAY 7/3 “ATTACK THE BLOCK” Bayside Library will host a free screening of British sci-fi comedy, “Attack The Block,” starting at 11:15 a.m. This R-rated film is about a teenage street gang that fights off predatory alien invaders. Bayside Library is located […]

Events In Queens For June 26-July 2

Events In Queens For June 26-July 2

Louis Armstrong Music Festival, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Sunday, 6/29, all day (see below). FRIDAY 6/27 “PETULIA” The Poppenhusen Library will hold a screening of 1968’s “Petulia,” starting at 4 p.m. Directed by Richard Lester, the film stars Julie Christie and George Scott. It is about a young San Francisco socialite married to an abusive […]

Library Celebrates Adult HS Grads

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Fifty adult education students walked to “Pomp and Circumstance” at the Queens Library Long Island City branch last Friday. These students earned high school equivalency diplomas through the free Queens Library Adult Learner Program, which includes reading and math classes, peer support and professional referrals. Rockaway resident Al Daley graduated […]

Events In Queens For May 22-28

Events In Queens For May 22-28

Whitestone Veterans Memorial Association’s Memorial Day Parade, Monday, 5/26 (see below). FRIDAY 5/23 HELEN SUNG TRIO Celebrated jazz pianist Helen Sung will perform at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. Accompanied by Harish Raghavan on the bass and Rodney Green on the drums, Sung will play numbers from her five previous albums, as well as […]

Events In Queens For May 8-14

Events In Queens For May 8-14

SATURDAY 5/10 BARBARA COOK Broadway legend Barbara Cook is set to take the stage at Queens College’s Colden Auditorium at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts. Starting at 8 p.m., this concert will give attendees a chance to see Cook perform songs from throughout her legendary career. Tickets range between $45 and $69. Call (718) […]

National Congress Of Black Women Looks To Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A national nonprofit organization looking to help the disenfranchised has made its way to Queens. The National Congress of Black Women, Inc. is establishing a new chapter in Queens, planting roots in Flushing for its endeavors that will spread throughout the Borough. The organization is dedicated to the educational, political, […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Wildcard Weekend, robot making at the New York Hall of Science, Saturday, 1/18 (see below). THURSDAY 1/16 MAC WELLMAN w/STEVE MELLOR – MUAZZEZ Watch Steve Mellor in an act that is intentionally staged in the simplest of terms, employing a chair, an actor and a microphone. He performs a collection of short stories written by […]