What to do this weekend in Queens


| MKirk@queenscourier.com

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 At 10:30 a.m., Alley Pond Environmental Center, located at 22806 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, will be holding an event titled “Young Chefs,” which invites kids to prepare homemade grilled cheese sandwiches and fresh banana split milkshakes. All materials will be included. Space is limited to eight participants and registration is required. Recommended for […]

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Celebrate the season at the Hall of Science


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The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Corona is kicking off the holiday season with dozens of displays and events, offering a different way to celebrate the season. “It’s a really fun way of imaging the holidays during this particularly festive and busy time,” said Liz Slagus of NYSCI. From December 27 through December […]

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Queens events this weekend


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Saturday, October 6 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Blessing of the animals in honor of St. Francis at Grace Episcopal Church in Whitestone. All pets are welcome to attend with their families. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Paul’s International Lutheran Church will be holding its sixth annual International Fall Fair in Floral Park. There will […]

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What to do with the kids this weekend


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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QUEENS Saturday, September 29 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Join the Friends of the Ridgewood Library for their semi-annual Fun Day, where there be a flea market, crafts, reading in the garden and more. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., The National Estuaries Day Festival commemorates Little Neck Bay, the local estuary. Meet people from health […]

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What to do with the kids this weekend


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

QUEENS Saturday, September 15 11:00 a.m. (last ticket is sold at 4:30 p.m.), On Saturday, the Amazing Maize Maze, a 3-acre interactive corn maze, opens at the Queens Country Farm Museum. 12 p.m. – 3 pm, Commemorate the Constitution’s birthday by learning about the document and how it was written at King Manor’s Hands-on History: Constitution Celebration. […]

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9/11 anniversary events around Queens


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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New York Hospital Queens There will be a 9/11 remembrance service with moments of silence and a salute at New York Hospital Queens Emergency Services Memorial Site located at Booth Memorial Avenue near the Emergency Room entrance from 8:40 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. on September 11. Remsen Memorial Park There will be a candlelight ceremony at […]

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What to do with the kids this weekend


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

QUEENS Saturday, September 8 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., This first-ever LIC Block Party will feature artist-led activity tents, a stage with live music, interactive performances and a community-built, large-scale temporary sculpture. Guests will also find the Artist Market with a selection of the best affordable and functional art and objects and a family-friendly food […]

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What to do this weekend in Queens


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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Friday September 7 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., The Noguchi Museum continues its summer practice of extending hours and offering free admission on the first Friday of the month. Visitors can explore the galleries and enjoy a cash bar in the outdoor sculpture garden. This Friday will feature Center of Attention, an extended conversation around […]

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Fashion’s Night Out in Queens


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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For the fourth year in a row, Fashion’s Night Out, an event celebrating and promoting clothing, shoe and accessory stores, will try and get New Yorkers to spend their cash and boost the economy. But the fashion festivities on September 6 are not just for the chic boutiques of Manhattan. Stores in all five boroughs […]

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What to do with the kids this weekend


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

QUEENS Friday, August 10  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Attend the Star Wars Reading Day at the Long Island City branch of the Queens Library for a chance to win prizes and receive Star Wars giveaways. This reading day will feature a Star Wars craft station and other activities. 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Come for an […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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Friday, August 3 – Sunday, August 5 The Rural Route Film Festival’s specific focus on rural life brings together like-minded films and artists whose work might otherwise be ignored or lost within broader-based programming. The festival’s fiction, documentary and experimental programs are dedicated to highlighting people, places, and cultures not normally represented in mainstream media. […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend


| sarahyu@queenscourier.com

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THURSDAY, JULY 5 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 The Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats are coming back to Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Flushing. There is a new cast, new acts and new thrills! Performances will include a combination of acrobatics, traditional dance, costumes, ancient/contemporary music and theatrical techniques. […]

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This Weekend in Queens


| jlane@queenscourier.com

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Friday RENT York College Performing Arts Center – Through May 13 The Secret Garden Astoria Performing Arts Center – Through May 19 Little Shop of Horrors LaGuardia Performing Arts Center Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project Queens Theatre in the Park – Through May 20 FACT (Friends Always Creating Theatre) presents: Treasures: A Collection of Four Short Plays Secret Theatre […]

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Courier Happenings


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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COMPILED BY CRYSTAL HUDSON EDITOR’S PICKS SATURDAY, MARCH 24 Civil War New York Walking Tour At 1 p.m., visit Fort Totten, located at 212th Street and Cross Island Parkway, for a Civil War New York Walking Tour led by the Urban Park Rangers. Get an up-close view of historical landmarks and learn about the unique […]

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Courier Happenings


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‘Temptation of the Muses’ SATURDAY, MARCH 10 At 8 p.m., The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center’s Mainstage Theater, located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City, presents two acclaimed Asian music and dance groups — the Ahn Trio and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company — in a cross-cultural program. The artists will perform “Temptation of […]

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