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NOVEMBER is the month when we give thanks for all we have. In Queens we also enjoy the watching the NYC Marathon and enjoy the last bounty of the fall harvest of the farmers markets. The photo above was taken at the annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Sunnyside Reformed Church [click the Dining link on your left]. Enjoy.

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Queens Art Events, Exhibits, Galleries & Queens Art Museums

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Crossing Art Gallery - Flushing

November 14 - December 13: The View From Over Here: Constructing Cultural Identity

Opening reception 6.30 - 8.30 pm on 11/14. Opening wine & hors d'oeuvres reception fundraiser for the Queens Library. Admission $10. Crossing Art Gallery.

Materials For The Arts - LIC / Astoria / Sunnyside

November 20: Third Thursdays - Linda Puerta

From 6.30 - 8.30 pm. MFTA sponsors a workshop every third Thursday of the month. This month Linda Puerta leads a workshop to make sculptures with a variety of discarded objects.

December 18: Linda Puerta Solo Show

From 6 - 9 pm. Opening reception. Free.

Click here for Materials For The Arts website, location & contact info. I think the admission is free / donations & w/ refreshments.

flux factoryFlux Factory - Long Island City

November 13: Flux Thursday

On the second Thursday of every month there's a potluck dinner with presentations & conversation. Must bring food or beverage to share / free.

October 25 & 26: Antagonism / Beauty Night // Inflatables For Protest

Begins 2 pm / 6 to 10 pm Saturday & 12 noon Sunday. SA 2 pm - Workshop to move from oppositional stagnation to embracing antagonism as a positive force. SA 6 - 10 pm - deconstructing imposed visions of beauty. SU 12 noon - workshop to create iconic sculptures of protest.

Click here to view a prior story about the Flux Factory or here for the Flux Factory listing including hours, contact info, map & links.

noguchi museum in long island city queens new york city nyNoguchi Museum In Long Island City

November 7: First Fridays

Cocktails at 5.30 pm, discussion at 6 pm. Lecture / presentation with the theme TBD. Free w/ admission.

November 9: Second Sundays

Normally begins at 3 pm. Modern musical series. Free w/ admission.

Thru January 4, 2015: Designing The World Of Tomorrow

New exhibit about symbiotic relationship between sculpture and design in the years leading up to the 1939 World's Fair.

LIC Art Bus shuttles between Noguchi, Socrates, PS1 MoMa and the Sculpture Center thru the summer.

All programs are free with admission $10 / $5. Click here to view a prior story about the Noguchi Museum in Queens. Click here for the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City including hours, map, contact info and link.

PS1MoMA PS1 Art Exhibits in Long Island City

November : TBD

New exhibits began in Oct / Nov. More soon.

Admission $10 / $5 students and under 16 years free, except on PS1 Warm Up Party Saturdays when admission is $15. Click here to view a report about PS1, or here for PSI Art Museum contact info, link, map and hours.

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queens museum of artQueens Museum Of Art [QMA] Exhibit in Flushing

November: TBD

Opening reception 6 - 8 pm. TBD. Free w/ admission.

Ongoing Exhibits: Tiffany Glass, NY Watershed, NYC Panorama & NYC 1939 & 1964 Worlds Fairs

Click here for story encompassing photos of each exhibit at the Queens Museum of Art.

Museum Admission $5 / $2. Click these links to view a prior story about the Queens Museum Of Art or Queens International Art Exhibit at the Queens Museum Of Art or the Queens Museum of Art contact info, hours, map & link.

socrates sculpture parkSocrates Sculpture Park

Thru March 22, 2015: Fall Exhibit EAFE

From 3 - 6 pm opening reception on 9/6. New Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition [EAFE] open in the park. Admission free.

The park is open during daylight hours year round. Click here to view short reports on a prior events at the Socrates Sculpture Park In LIC / Astoria. Click here for a listing of Socrates Sculpture Park in LIC / Astoria.

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queens business meetings community board meetings

Click the header above for Queens Business Meetings, Events & Workshops or this link to go to the Queens Public Notices section of this site.

Also see Social Section & Member Calendar below.

Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning - Jamaica

things to do queensNovember 7: First Fridays Professional Networking

From 6 - 10 pm. Music, drinks, art and networking for professionals 25 years of age on up. $10 / $5 w/ business card.

At the Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning in Jamaica, co-sponsored by Jamaica Center BID. Click the link above for map.

Bulova Corporate Center - Jackson Heights

October 29: East West Bank - Current Queens Market Trends

From 8.30 - 10.30 am. Meeting to discuss owner occupied real estate trends and how to obtain bank financing. At 75-20 Astoria Blvd, Ste 140 in Jackson Heights. Free but must rsvp.

LIC Partnership - LIC

November 13: Annual Trade Show

Begins 8.30 am. At the Astoria World Manor. Free.

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dance in queens

Also see Theater, Music & Art sections for dance performances

Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning - JCAL

November :

At 2 pm and 7 pm. TBD. Admission 2 pm Free & 7 pm $15 / $12. Click for JCAL contact info & links.

Green Space - LIC

Green SpaceNovember 14 & 15: Take Root

Starts at 8 pm. Modern dance performance generally featuring one or two locally renowned choreographer / dance groups. Admission $15.

November 16: Fertile Ground

Begins at 7 pm. Modern dance performances by local dancers & choreographers, which frequently includes new works. Admission $10.

Click here for Green Space in LIC contact info, map, hours & links. And scroll down to Member Calendar for detailed event description.

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November: Restaurants & Food

See restaurant reviews in the Queens Buzz Restaurant Reviews section of this site.

Woodside On The Move - St Sebastians Auditorium

November 20: Taste of Woodside

From 6 - 9 pm at St. Sebastian's Auditorium at 39-76 58th Street in Woodside. Many Woodside restaurants will be serving their fare, including some from the Woodside top ten. Admission $25 and you can buy tickets online at evenbrite.com.

Momo Crawl - Jackson Heights

November 22: Momo Crawl

From 2 - 5 pm at the Jackson Heights Food Court at 73-07 37th Road. Buy a map w/ three bills of any denomination and get a map of the food trucks selling momos within a half mile radius. The map entitles you to three momos for $1 apiece at any of the participating trucks.

Thanksgiving Dinner - Sunnyside

November 22: Community Dinner

Begins 6 pm at Sunnyside Reformed Church. Free, but rsvp as seating is limited / donations welcome. Click here for Thanksgiving Dinner Sunnyside - scroll down to November 2012.

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Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2014 - Queens

queens farmers markets

Click for info about Queens Farmers Markets opening & closing dates 2014 .

Some Queens farmers markets are sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation, Grow NYC, Local Harvest & Down To Earth Markets. Click here for Manhattan things to do manhattan.

You may also use the search function to find a report on CSA's [Community Supported Agriculture in Queens].

Astoria Farmers Market - July 9 - Nov 26, 2014 - Also see LIC for Socrates

WEDNESDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click to view a map of the Astoria Farmers Market.

Corona Farmers Market - July 11 - Nov 21, 2014

Fridays 8 am to 5 pm. Click to view a map of the Corona Farmers Market.

Elmhurst Farmers Market - June 3 - December 23, 2014

TUESDAYS 8 am – 4 pm. Click to view a map of the Elmhurst Farmers Market near Elmhurst Hospital.

Flushing Farmers Mkt Qns Botanical Gardens - June 21 - Nov 22, 2014 *

Fridays 8.30 am - 4 pm off the north corner of the Queens Botanical Gardens. Click to view a map of the Flushing Farmers Market / Queens Botanical Garden Farmers Market.

Forest Hills (Post Office) - Year Round

Sundays 8 am - 3 pm at 70th Avenue and Queens Blvd [Post Office]. Click to view a map of the Forest Hills Farmers Market & Post Office.

Jackson Heights Farmers Market - OPEN YEAR ROUND

SUNDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click to view a map to the Jackson Heights Farmers Market / Travers Park Farmers Market.

Jamaica Farmers Market - June 21 & 22 - Nov 23 & 24, 2014 *

Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8.30 am to 4 pm. Click to view a map of the Jamaica Farmers Market.

Long Island City LIC Farmers Market - July 13 - Nov 23, 2014

Open Saturdays from 8 am - 4 pm. Click to view a map of the Long Island City LIC Farmers Market at Socrates Sculpture Park Farmers Market.

LIC - Brooklyn Grange Farmers Market - YEAR ROUND

Open Saturdays from 10 am - 3 pm. On the Standard Motor Lofts Building in LIC on Northern Blvd.

LIC - Youth Market

SATURDAYS 9 am - 4 pm. July 13 to November 23. Location: 48th Avenue & Vernon Blvd.

Pomonok Flushing Farmers Market - July 12 - November 29, 2014 *

Open Fridays from 10 am - 5 pm. Click to view a map of Queens Community House Pomonok Center Farmers Market at 67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing 11367 - across from Queens College.

Ridgewood Farmers Market - July 13 - November 23, 2014

Open Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm. Click to view map of Ridgewood Farmers Market including info.

Rockaway Beach Farmers Market / Youth Market - July 13 - November 23, 2014

Open Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm. Click to view map of Rockaway Beach Farmers Market including info - TBD.

Sunnyside Farmers Market - June 7 - Dec 20, 2014

Saturdays between 8 am – 3 pm. Click to view a map of the Sunnyside Farmers Market.

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fashion film in queens

Also see Historic & Arts sections & Member Calendar

Museum Of The Moving Image - Astoria

american museum of the moving imageThru January 19, 2015: What's Up Doc? Animation of Chuck Jones

Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and other cartoon greats were created by Chuck Jones and will be on exhibit.

October 24 - 31: Horror Films

Various films / times - see website using link below.

Click to read our report on the newly remodeled Museum Of The Moving Image, or a review of a prior exhibit entitled Ming Wong, or about the Museum Of The Moving Image in Astoria.

Events are generally free with admission, which is $12 / $9 senior / $6 kids under 18. Click for the Museum Of The Moving Image contact info, hours, map and link.

For More Films - Also see MOMA PS1 & Queens Museum of Art in Art section above.

FREE MOVIES IN QUEENS PARKS. Click for listing of free movies / films in Queens Parks - free movies in Queens parks.

history of queens historical sites in queens ny

Queens Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

Also see KIDS / PARADES section below. Click here for maps & info about Queens History.

NY Irish Center - LIC

November 21: Yellow Bittern: The Life & Times Of Liam Clancy

Cocktails at 7.30 pm / show at 8.30 pm. Film about the untold story of the life of one of the Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, who at the height of their career were outselling the Beatles. Admission $11 / $8.

Located at 10-40 Jackson Ave in LIC / 718.482.0909.

King Manor Museum - Jamaica

October 18: Fall Harvest Festival

From 12 - 4 pm. Food, cooking & crafts.

I believe both events are free w/ admission.

Click for map of Rufus King Park.

voelker orth house museum flushingVoeker Orth Museum - Flushing

Thru November 23: Nature Photography of Judy Fritschi

Opening reception 10/19 from 2 - 4 pm. From 1 - 4 pm Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday. Included w/ admission.

Suggested donation $2 - for kids 6 and under. Click photo for contact info and address which is 149-19 38th Avenue. Click here for a short report on the Voelker Orth House Museum.

Greater Astoria Historical Society GAHS - Astoria NY

greater astoria historical societyNovember 8: Astoria Park Walking Tour

Begins at 1 pm. See their website for details.

Ongoing - Museum Exhibits

GAHS has a collection of things on a variety of topics, such as the Sunnyside Boxing Arena, films covering both of Queens' World Fairs and the Blackwell door. Current exhibit about East River ferries.

Click for The Greater Astoria Historical Society contact info, hours, map and a link.

Queens Historical Society / Kingsland Homestead - Flushing

kingsland homesteadOngoing - Kingsland Homestead Museum

May 2012 - exhibit spaces [only] closed for remodeling. Admission $3 / $2 and children / kids under 10 free. Click for Queens Historical Society in Flushing contact info, hours, map and link.

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Also see Sports / Parks & History [above] & Theater Events [below]

Veterans Day Parade - Maspeth

November 9: Veterans Day Parade

Begins 12 noon. Begins at 80th Street & Metropolitan Avenue.

Queens Botanical Garden

November: Nature For Everyone

The Queens Botanical Garden carries a wide range of plant life and also offers classes and exhibits.

Admission $4 / $3 / $2. Hours vary by season. The Botanical Gardens are a good place for Children / Kids to learn about the environment. Click this link for a business listing of the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing including contact info & links to website & map.

New York Hall Of Science

November: Science For Kids & Adults

Events are free with General Admission $11 / $8, unless otherwise specified.

Hours April through June are: Mon - Thurs 9.30 - 2 pm, Friday 9.30 - 5 pm and Sat / Sun 10 am - 6 pm. Click this link for our business listing of the New York Hall Of Science which includes contact info and links to website & map.

Queens Zoo In Flushing Meadows Corona Park

November: Feedings & Kids Activities

Sea Lion feedings at 11.15 am, 2 pm and 4 pm. There's also a Storytelling / Arts / Crafts area called the Wild Room [it's a zoo] which is open from noon - 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays and school holidays.

Admission $7 / $3. The zoo is open weekdays from 10 am - 5 pm and from 10 am - 5.30 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Good for Children / Kids. And they have a new cafe. Click this link to the business listing of the Queens Zoo in Flushing for contact info & links to website & map. Here's a link to some other Queens things to do in Queens.

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live music in queens

Also see Film & Theater & Parks

Louis Armstrong House In Corona NY

Louis Armstrong HouseNovember: History House Tour

Exhibits & tour. Admission $10 / $7 which includes 40 minute House Tour - last one begins at 4 pm.

Click to our report on the Louis Armstrong House tours in Queens or here for The Louis Armstrong House in Corona info.

Flushing Town Hall - Flushing

flushing town hallNovember 14: NEA Jazz Master & Friends

Begins at 8 pm. Jazz concert by three accomplished jazz musicians and NEA Master. Admission $TBD.

November 21 & 22: Martha Redbone

Performance Friday begins at 7.30 pm. Accomplished group blending cultural rhythms via vocals, keyboard, bass, guitar & drums. Admission $15 / $12 / $10. Saturday workshop begins at 1 pm. Admission $6 / $4.

Click here to see the Flushing Town Hall schedule of events with link to tickets. Ongoing - the suggested donation is $5. Click here for Flushing Town Hall in Flushing Queens contact info, hours, map & link.

FREE LIVE MUSIC IN QUEENS. Click here for free things to do in Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Jamaica and Queens Summer 2011.

queens events calendar

This calendar contains events submitted by community & commercial organizations.

Calendar: Member Calendar

Click here to subscribe to "Member Calendar" and receive an email whenever a new event is created

If the ICAL logo above does not work, right click here, copy the URL, and paste it into your favorite calendar application.

Click here to view an archive of things to do in Queens.

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community board meetings in queens

Click to the Queens Issues section or the Eco-Friendly Queens section for related reports. Click this link to go to the Queens Public Notices section of this site.

Transportation Alternatives Meetings - Astoria

November X: Monthly Meeting / Also see Member Calendar

Begins at 6.30 pm. Monthly Meeting at Greater Astoria Historical Society on Broadway on 2nd Monday of month [unconfirmed]. Admission free.

Jackson Heights Beautification Group

November 22: Gardening Schedule

From 10 am - 1 pm. Coming soon.

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sporting activities parks in queens

Queens parks are open year round - also see Social & Kids sections for park events. Click for a compendium of Queens Parks & activities.

Click here for free things to do in Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Jamaica and Queens Summer 2012.

LIC Boathouse - LIC / Astoria September X: Hallets Cove Free Kyaking From 1 - 5 pm on TBD. Must be accompanied by an adult. Click for Hallets Cove map.

Al Oerter Recreational Facility

November: Public Indoor Basketball Court, Computer Labs, Exercise Rooms, Handball Court, Dance Studio & Ping Pong Tables In Queens

Open Monday through Friday 6 A - 10 P and Saturday 9 A - 5 P. Closed for important holidays. Bring padlock for locker and a change of clothes for athletics.

Free admission. Click here for a map to the Al Oerter Recreational Facility in Flushing Queens.

queens public golf coursesPublic Golf Courses In Queens

November: Golfing in Queens

Click here for story, maps & info about the public golf courses in Queens.

Queens Golf Courses are open year round.


Aqueduct / Belmont Race Track In Jamaica NY

belmont race trackNovember: Acqueduct / Belmont Racetrack

Horse Races. Use the following links for more current info. Gates open at 11 am and General Parking is free.

Click for a map with directions for the Acqueduct Race Track at 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard in Jamaica, NY, or here for the telephone number and website of the Acqueduct Race Track / NYRA in Queens.


NYC Parks – Indoor Swimming & Ice Skating In Queens NY

natatorium indoor swim poolsNovember: Aquatic Center & World Class Ice Rink

The Flushing facilities are open year around. Bring a swimming suit, a swimming cap and quality padlock to be admitted to the pool. And you can rent skates to use the world ice arena [both in the same buillding]. Click on this link for a story about the Queens World Ice Arena & Natatorium Indoor Swimming Pool, including daily admission fees.

Click here for a complete listing of swimming pools in Queens Parks, as well as a smattering of other non-profit public pools in Queens. All outdoor swimming pools in public parks close after Labor Day Weekend.

The Flushing pool is open Monday - Friday from 6 am to 10 pm, Saturday from 9 am - 10 pm and Sunday from 9 am - 8 pm. Annual Fee is $75 adults / $10 seniors / and under 18 is free.

Click for a map of the Queens Ice Rink and Natatorium Indoor Swimming Pool, and the business listing of the NYC Parks department - NYC Queens Parks.

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queens street fairs festivals

Also check the Kids, Historic / Culture, & Sports / Parks sections for related events.

Click on header above for Street Fairs in Queens for Sept, Oct & Nov.

Click here for a full listing of Queens Street Fairs MAPS showing the location of them.

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theater in queens

Also see Dance, Music, Art & History sections above.

Thalia Theatre - Sunnyside

thalia theatreNovember 14 - December 14: Colombia Musical Review

Begins 8 pm Friday & Saturday and 4 pm Sunday. Exploration of song & dance of Colombia. Admission $35.

Click here to view a map of Thalia Theatre in Sunnyside

Chain Theatre - LIC

theatre 167November 7 - 23: Harvest Theater Festival

Begins at 7 pm Friday & Saturday w/ matinees at 2 pm Saturday & 1 pm Sunday. New works festival. Admission $18 at VariationsTheatreGroup.com.

Click here for the business listing w/ link to Chain Theatre in LIC for location and tickets to other shows.

LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center - LIClaguardia performing arts center lic

November 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17: The Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Begins 7.30 pm, except 2.30 pm on 11/14. Black Box Theater. Admission $10. Click graphic for links to home page which links to their website / tickets.

November 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 16: Lonely Leela

Begins 7.30 pm, except 2.30 pm 11/7, 11/12 & 11/16. Black Box Theater. Admission $10. Click graphic for links to home page which links to their website / tickets.

Click here to see the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center schedule of events for the rest of the 2014 season. Click for contact info & map for La Guardia Performing Arts Center.

York College Performing Arts Center

York college performing arts centerNovember : TBD

Begins 4 pm, 7 pm, 3 pm & 12 noon respectively. TBD. Admission $10.

Click here for link to more detailed schedule & York College Performing Arts Center tickets.

Click here to view a map of York College Performing Arts Center and click here to view the full season advertisement of YPAC theater in Jamaica NY including links to purchase tickets online.

The Secret Theatre - LIC Long Island Citysecret theatre

November 19 - 24: Sound of Arts Festival

Begins at 8 pm Thurs, Fri & Sat and 7 pm Sunday & 7.30 pm Monday w/ matinees at 3 pm & 2 pm Sat & Sun respectively. Queens muscians perform their works. Admission $20 / $15.

Click here to view a prior review of the Secret Theatre in LIC, or here for business listing for the Secret Theatre in LIC including map and website links.

The Chocolate Factory - LIC

chocolate factoryNovember 6 -8: Star Crap Method

Begins at 8 pm. A dance performance. Admission $20 / $15.

November 19 -22: Luke George - Not About Face

Begins at 8 pm. Experimental theater about unspoken contracts and the role of the spiritual and supernatural within them. Admission $20 / $15.

Admission on Thursdays is free for Queens residents on a first come first serve basis. Click here to view a report on a prior performance at the Chocolate Factory Theater LIC. Click here for a Chocolate Factory review / map and here for contact info, url and tickets for the Chocolate Factory in LIC.

Chappell Players Theatre Group - St John's University

November 20, 21, 22: In The Heights The Musical

Begins at 8 pm. Story about high schoolers returning for another boring school year, when all goes awry. At St. John's University Little Theater in the Carnesecca Arena at Union Turnpike & 175th Street. Admission donation $5 goes to St. John's Mobile Soup Kitchen.

Queens Theatre In The Park

November 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16: The Cottage

Begins at 8 pm Friday & Saturday with 2 pm & 3 pm matinees on Saturday & Sunday, respectively. Click for Queens Theatre map & contact info and website link. Admission $18 / $14.

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