Officials announce events to mark World’s Fair anniversary
Officials announce events to mark World’s Fair anniversary
Top Stories Melissa Chan 3/28/2014 at 5:17PM

The “world’s borough” is ready for its six-month-long anniversary party. Officials unveiled a long lineup of Queens events Friday to celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 World’s Fairs held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 1/24/2014 at 6:13PM

Join millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey to a remote and secret hideaway at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), Tuesday to Friday, at 11 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Follow the monarchs’ journey to the remote mountain peaks of Mexico in a 3D film.

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 12/20/2013 at 4:40PM

Saturday, December 21 “Historical Roundtable: The FBI” at the Greater Astoria Historical Society, starts at 1 p.m. in the Quinn Building at 35-20 Broadway (4th floor) in Long Island City. For more information call 718-278-0700. “Queer in the Cave” starts at 10 p.m. at The Creek and the Cave at 10-93 Jackson Avenue in Long [...]

Celebrate the season at the Hall of Science
Celebrate the season at the Hall of Science
Happenings Maggie Hayes 12/21/2012 at 8:47AM

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 [...]

Queens events this week
News Sweetina Kakar 11/10/2012 at 7:58AM

Saturday, November 10 2 p.m., “Garden Book Talk” at Queens Botanical Garden. 43-50 Main Street, Flushing. 718-886-3800. Author Barbara Paul Robinson will discuss world-known gardener, Rosemary Verey, who has advised nobles and celebrities like Prince Charles and Elton John. 3 p.m.- 8 p.m. “Grand Diwali Motorcade and Cultural Show” at Arya Spirtal Center Grounds. 104-20 [...]

Queens events this weekend
Queens events this weekend
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 10/05/2012 at 5:16PM

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 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/27/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thursday night: A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

It’s In Queens! Events around the borough
Entertainment Queens Tourism Council 9/25/2012 at 4:21PM

“Visit Queens, see the world,” is one of Borough President Helen M. Marshall’s favorite sayings. Well, upcoming events will give the local visitor (and/or resident) the chance to experience aspects of various world cultures and enjoy shows by performers whose fame stretches around the globe. Here’s the rundown: Sept. 27, afternoon and evening, Ella: A [...]

Queens events for Labor Day Weekend
News Queens Courier Staff 8/31/2012 at 2:53PM

Queens Friday, August 31 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Take in the 1965 classic, “Doctor Zhivago,” at the Museum of the Moving Image. Based on Boris Pasternak’s novel, this tale of a love triangle set against the Bolshevik Revolution is an astonishing feat, as emotionally involving as it is visually spectacular. Highlights include Freddie Young’s Oscar-winning [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 8/24/2012 at 8:40AM

Queens Friday, August 24 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Take a whale and dolphin watching cruise, leaving from Riis Landing in Rockaway. Reservations required. 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Come to an evening of dancing under the stars at Gorman Playground. There will be music, face painting for children, and a raffle drawing. Saturday, August 25 11 [...]