Queens Arts and Events Calendar

TimesLedger Newspapers
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:


Princess Cyd — It is summertime, and 16-year-old Cyd decides to take a break from her depressive single father and spend time in Chicago with her aunt Miranda. Soon after her arrival, Cyd encounters a young barista named Katie, and their low-key connection quickly becomes something more charged. As Cyd and Katie navigate their new attraction, Miranda sorts through her own complicated relationships, which are brought into higher contrast by Cyd’s youthful curiosity and daring.

When: Friday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 11, at 5 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077


Sesame Street: The Parodies — A rollicking compendium of some of the most memorable music, movie, and TV show parodies from Sesame Street. From classics like “Born to Add” to the more recent “Upside Downton Abbey” and Cookie Monster’s “Crumby Pictures,” the creative team at Sesame Workshop has poked fun at pop culture since 1969 and is still going strong.

When: Saturday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077



Wildlife Weekend — Have fun learning about interesting critters at this pay-one-price event. Admission includes Birds of Prey show, Frogs, Bugs, & Animals show, hayrides, animal feeding, and pony rides (80-pound rider limit).

When: Saturday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Queens County Farm Museum

Cost: $9, free for farm members

Contact: (718) 347-3276

Historic New York Fort Totten Tunnel Tour — Tour the “hidden” areas of the Fort Totten battery with the Urban Park Rangers. Registration is required and participants are chosen via a lottery. To register, please visit the registration page at

When: Sunday, Nov. 12, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Fort Totten Park

Contact: (718) 352-1769

Community Super “Bowl” — Bring a frozen turkey in support of Queens communities and come join the fun. Bowling and shoes included with the donation of a 12-17-pound frozen turkey.

When: Sunday, Nov. 12, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: JIB Lanes, Flushing

Cost: Turkey donation


Then and Now: Bayside and Flushing — Historian Jason Antos will lead this interactive lecture on the history of Bayside and Flushing and the Native Americans who inhabited the area. Enjoy apple cider — spiked or plain — and refreshments. The program is for adults only.

When: Friday, Nov. 10, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center

Cost: $24

Contact: (718) 229-4000


Astronomy Night — One of the longest-running astronomy programs in the city, now in its 20th year, will be led by seasoned professor/­astronomer Mark Freilich. Each program features an indoor question-and-answer session on basic astronomy, followed by exciting outdoor viewing using a professional telescope. Participants are welcome to bring their own telescopes and binoculars. Limited to 20 participants ages 9 and up, including adults.

When: Saturday, Nov. 11 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000



Astoria Big Band — Founded in 1986 by baritone saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, the Astoria Big Band presents the music of Queens’ greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Jutta Hipp, Big Nick Nicholas, Sarah McLawler, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, and more. Fronting the band is a group of swing dancers, the Big Apple Lindy Hoppers, who bring zest, color and movement to this already engaging performance.

When: Friday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $16, $10 for members and students

Contact: (718) 463-7700 x222


Updated 12:32 am, July 10, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reader feedback

Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill from Richmond Hill says:
Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill
Presents Weber’s “Mass in E flat” and a
Christmas Card of favorites on12/3/17 at 3 PM at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 86-20
114thSt. RH (btwn. Myrtle & Jamaica)
professional orchestra & soloists. FREE
Nov. 5, 2017, 5:32 pm

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.


Do you know an immigrant in Queens who has made an impact on the community? Nominate a person who has made a difference for the 2018 Queens Ambassador Awards.
Community News Group

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!