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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 [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 3/22/2013 at 4:52PM

Saturday, March 24 Starting at 8:30 a.m., the fourth annual “Allstate Life Insurance(SM) New York 13.1 Marathon” will take place at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, located at 111-01 Corona Avenue in Flushing. Experienced and rookie runners can participate in the 5K run. After the race a party with free food and beverages will be held. For [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 3/15/2013 at 5:09PM

If you’re not out celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Queens this weekend, here are some other events going on in the borough. Saturday, March 16 Starting at 3 p.m., the Five Boroughs of Music Festival will make its stop in Queens with a performance by East of the River: Levantera at Flushing Town Hall, located [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 3/08/2013 at 4:51PM

Friday March 8 – Sunday, March 10 The Third Annual Queens World Film Festival will take place in several venues in Queens. International short films from Italy, Belgium, Australia, Croatia and Queens itself will be shown throughout the six days. For a full list of films and locations visit queensworldfilmfestival.com. Saturday March 9 Starting at [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 3/01/2013 at 4:27PM

Saturday, March 2 Starting at 1 p.m., the 38th Annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade will kick off at Beach 129th and Newport in Rockaway Beach. Visit queenscountyparade.org for more information At 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., comedian Jackie Martling will be holding a special performance at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club, located at [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 2/22/2013 at 4:29PM

Saturday, February 23 Starting at 5 p.m. enjoy a candlelit Irish café night at the Historic Poppenhusen Institute, located at 114-04 14 Road in College Point. The event will be a fundraiser for the Poppenhusen Institute and will feature Irish step dancers as well as a traditional Irish meal of corned beef sandwiches, slaw & [...]