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What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 2/14/2014 at 4:30PM

Saturday, February 15  The Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) is proud to present “Amazing Grace: From the Auction to the White House” as part of its Black History Month Celebration. “Amazing Grace: From the Auction to the White House” is a dance and theatrical event where audience participation is part of the performance. This event [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 12/27/2013 at 4:52PM

Saturday, December 28 & Sunday, December, 29 Two-time Drama Desk nominee Parallel Exit offers a very special presentation of “EXIT STAGE LEFT” - a rollicking speed-of-light comedy. Harkening back to the days of vaudeville, “EXIT STAGE LEFT” packs more entertainment in a single show than a three-ring circus.  An ensemble of five present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment, [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 10/04/2013 at 5:59PM

Saturday, October 5 Kupferberg Presents, the entertainment hub of Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College, announces the first act of its 2013-2014 season with the incredible musical talents of Audra McDonald, one of today’s most versatile and highly regarded performers.  McDonald will be joined onstage by a jazz ensemble for an intimate evening [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 9/27/2013 at 6:31PM

Saturday, September 28 Join the Queens Botanical Garden for its second part of the HSBC Children’s Garden Fall Session. Those who attend the second session will cook fresh snacks with vegetables from the garden and make fresh apple cider and plant herbs to take home for the winter. Admission is $12 for members and $15 [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 9/20/2013 at 5:47PM

Saturdays and Sundays through October 27 Long Island City is home to the newest flea and food market in New York, LIC Flea & Food, every weekend, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through October 27. Enjoy some great eats, find a hidden treasure in the market, discover new artists and great local vendors all while taking in breathtaking [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 9/13/2013 at 4:55PM

Saturday, September 14 The King Manor Museum invites children and parents alike to discover what schooling was like 200 years ago at its exclusive event “Hands on History: Reading, Writing, ‘Rithemtic.” Those who participate in this free activity will learn how to write with a traditional quell pen and will make their own book. Class [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 4/26/2013 at 4:01PM

Saturday, April 27 Starting at 12 p.m., come participate in the Spring Jazz Festival at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. Performances by Queens-based musicians and students, plus free workshops and clinics for jazz fans of all ages. The day is a collective of Queens-based musicians that stimulates a wider awareness of Queens as an [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 4/19/2013 at 4:14PM

Saturday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22 The Children’s Carnival will take place at the Queens County Farm Museum, located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway in Floral Park. Enjoy the farm’s apple orchard, rides, carnival games, food vendors and hayrides. Cost of admission is $11 and allows access to all rides. For more information, visit queensfarm.org [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 4/12/2013 at 5:12PM

Saturday, April 13  Starting at 2:30 p.m., the 1960 Broadway hit “Bye-Bye Birdie” will be performed at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, located at 85 Greenway South in Forest Hills (between Ascan Avenue and Harrow Street) Suggested donation is $12 ($10 for groups of six or more). For reservations call 718-268-7772 or visit gingerbreadplayers.org. Starting at [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 4/05/2013 at 4:15PM

Friday, April 9 Starting at 8 p.m., the Brazilian and Indian cultures will meet at the Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. The dance floor will be opened during this festive night, featuring two live bands. Velly Bahia features Axe music from Bahia, linking Brazil’s African roots with energetic drumming, dancing [...]