Take a guided walking tour of Jackson Heights this Sunday


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of Jackson Heights Beautification Group

This Sunday at noon, Kornblit Tours will lead a four-hour, guided stroll through Jackson Heights, focusing on the area’s architecture, history, sights, sounds, scents and tastes.

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Minimalist music makes mark at Noguchi’s Bang on a Can Series this Sunday


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of Florent Ghys

In the early 1900s, a group of American composers started experimenting with the basic formula of rhythm + pitch = music, hoping that simple sounds would produce beautiful outcomes.

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New York Hall of Science hosts eight-day Lego fest


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of New York Hall of Science

This Saturday, the New York Hall of Science will kick off Brick Fest Live, an eight-day Lego fan festival with building stations, skyscrapers, exhibitions, trivia contests and even some theater.

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Queens Museum plays host to July art conference


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Educators, curators and artists from across the globe will convene at the Queens Museum for a July weekend conference on art and culture in American life.

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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


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

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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

Photo courtesy of the New York Hall of Science

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


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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

Photo courtesy of Kristie Foster

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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