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What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 8/09/2013 at 4:36PM

Saturday, August 10 From noon to 4p.m., the New York Hall of Science offers “Summer of Stars: Astronomy.” Participants can make constellations on sun print paper, learn about rockets and even explore the sun using solar telescopes, according to the event site. For more information, visit www.nysci.org/visit/events. The Queens Botanical Garden presents “Music in the [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 8/02/2013 at 4:59PM

Saturday, August 3 Foodies and shoppers alike will find something unique at the JAMS Jamaica Street Festival. On Jamaica Avenue between Parsons Boulevard and 169th Street, merchants, artists, and food carts will gather to fill the summer air with the sounds and smells of a traditional New York City street fair. Starts at 11 a.m. [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 7/26/2013 at 4:55PM

Friday, July 26-Sunday, July 28 The Queens County Farm Museum will be hosting the 35th annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow. New Yorkers are invited to experience intertribal Native American dances that include 40 distinct tribes in addition to Native American cuisine, art, jewelry and craft. Gates open at 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 7/05/2013 at 4:35PM

Friday, July 5 The Noguchi Museum offers extended evening hours on the first Friday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. First Friday programming includes “Center of Attention,” an extended conversation around a single work of art at 6 p.m., followed by a film presented in collaboration with the Architecture and Design Film Festival, at 7 p.m. First [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 6/28/2013 at 5:24PM

Saturday, June 29 Get outdoors and discover nature with the Urban Rangers this summer. Families and children eight and older are invited to participate in a catch-and-release freshwater fishing program held in Kissena Park. Starting at 11 a.m., interested families will meet at the entrance located on Rose and Oak Avenues. All equipment will be [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 6/14/2013 at 4:14PM

Saturday, June 15 Come get your hands dirty at the MillionTreesNYC Tree Care Workshop and Care Day and learn about the stewardship and care it takes to keep our city green. The workshop focuses on caring for and watering the 80,000 newly planted street trees around NYC and meets at the intersection of Putnam and [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 5/31/2013 at 4:12PM

Saturday, June 1 Starting at 8 a.m., the Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket will take place at Socrates Sculpture Park, located at 36-01 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City.  This market will serve the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities. EBT/food Stamps, debit/credit, and WIC & senior FMNP checks accepted. [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 5/17/2013 at 4:28PM

Friday, May 17 – Saturday, May 18 The Electric Daisy Carnival will take place at Citi Field, located at 126-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing. With its spectacular display of special effects, state-of-the-art lighting and sound as well as hundreds of theatrical performers, interactive art installations and pyrotechnics, EDC New York will create an unforgettable experience [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 5/03/2013 at 5:58PM

Saturday May 4 Starting at 11 a.m., the 34th annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Festival will take place at the Flushing Mall, located at 133-31 39th Avenue. Enjoy free food, dancing and other traditional activities all day. Will take place rain or shine. For more information, contact Carson Tang at 347-470-4006 or executivedirector@capaonline.org. [...]

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 & [...]