Queens Today July 17-23

Queens Today July 17-23

FOLKCOLOMBIA, on Sunday 7/20 at the Queens Museum from noon to 5 p.m. (see below). FRIDAY 7/18 A SPIRITED EVENING Join the Seekers Club for a special evening investigation of the 1887 Fort Totten castle. Follow along as “The Seekers” explore dark corners using the latest technology in the field of paranormal investigation. Tickets are […]

Queens Today July 11-17

Queens Today July 11-17

Mobb Deep Queensbridge Park, Thursday, 7/17, 7-9 p.m (see below). FRIDAY 7/11 YOGA IN THE GARDEN Bring your yoga mats and enjoy a sunset yoga session in Flushing Town Hall’s garden, starting at 7 p.m. Teachers from Yumcha Yoga Studio will lead everyone in a series of poses, followed by kirtan singing from the Indian […]

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 […]

Events In Queens For June 19-25

Events In Queens For June 19-25

“World Fair,” Queens Museum, Sunday, 6/22 (see below). FRIDAY 6/20 KENNY BRAWNER Pianist, vocalist and actor Kenny Brawner will bring the music and story of Ray Charles to life at Flushing Town Hall. In “Kenny Brawner as Ray Charles,” Brawner will portray the legendary musician, leading a 12-piece orchestra and three vocalists. The songs are […]

Events In Queens For June 12-18

Events In Queens For June 12-18

Strawberry Festival, Onderdonk House, Saturday, 6/14 (see below). FRIDAY 6/13 QUEENS & BROOKLYN JAZZ PARTYy The Queens Jazz Overground invites Brooklyn Jazz Underground for an all-out jazz party at Flushing Town Hall. This celebration will start at 8 p.m. and will feature three sets of music. Each group will play a set, followed by a […]

Events In Queens For June 5-11

Events In Queens For June 5-11

Design Lab Opens at NY Hall of Science, Saturday, June 7 (see below). FRIDAY 6/6 “BRAVE” Head to Crocheron Park at 8 p.m. for a free screening of Disney’s “Brave.” Princess Merida, determined to make her own path, defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, she must rely on her […]

Events In Queens For May 29-June 4

Events In Queens For May 29-June 4

Retrospectiva, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, Tony Bennett Concert Hall, Saturday, 5/31 (see below). FRIDAY 5/30 BOOK SIGNING The Bayside Historical Society is going to hold a book signing of “Forgotten Queens” by Kevin Walsh. The Greater Astoria Historical Society will be on hand as well for this session and presentation that starts at […]

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 15-21

Events In Queens For May 15-21

World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Sunday, 5/18 (see below). FRIDAY 5/16 QUEENS JAZZ ORCHESTRA At Flushing Town Hall at 7:30 p.m., the Queens Jazz Orchestra will pay tribute to legendary musicians, Charlie “Bird” Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. There is going to be a pre-show discussion with the orchestra’s musical director, Jimmy Heath. […]