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MARCH EVENTS - 3 / 22 /2012 - Updated Weekly

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MARCH is the month of Daylight Savings Time, St Patrick's Day Parades and Spring. The days are longer and lighter.

In the photo above, are a number of Irish dancers performing a Celtic dance.

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Art Exhibits & Events - Queens NYqueens art exhibits galleries museums


Queens Art Museums

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

March 11: Second Sundays

At 3 pm. Three artists present their vision for the Ravenswood neighborhood. Free with admission.

Through April 22, 2012 : A Civic Action

Isamu Noguchi and Mark di Suvero founded the Noguchi Museum and Socrates Sculpture Park in the 80's in what was then a pretty obscure neighborhood. Things have changed significantly since then and this exhibit highlights four artists' vision of the future for the neighborhing Astoria / LIC community.

The museum is open Wednesday through Friday 10 am - 5 pm, and Saturday - Sunday 11 am - 6 pm. All programs are free with admission $10 / $5. First Friday of every month, pay what you wish. Click here to view a prior story about the Noguchi Museum in Queens.

Click here to view a map including transit directions for the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, and here for the Noguchi Museum website. 718.204.7088.

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PS1PS1 Art Exhibits in Long Island City

Through May 14: Darren Bader Images

This exhibit contains sculptures of animals. The intent is to help animal shelters and save species. Salads will be served Mondays at 2.15 pm and Saturdays at 3 pm.

Through March 12: Clifford Owens Anthology

Clifford Owens performs a number of scores prepared by contemporary African American artists exploring a multitude of themes. His work includes photography, video and performances exploring the theme that African American art has been under-recognized.

Through April: Henry Taylor

Contemporary artist Henry Taylor paints on canvasses and everything else, like bottles, cans, shirts etcetera, lending a unique perspective to his work.

Through March: Chim Pom, Surasi Kusolwong, Francis Stark & Rania Stephan

In order presented: Chim Pom is a Japanese artist collective that explores social issues and this exhibit is about the 2011 nuclear incident in Japan. Surasi, a Thai artist, explores looking for treasure in industrial / consumer waste and invites you to participate. Francis Stark is an animated video exploring changing relationships and behaviors arising from modern methods of communication. Lebanese film artist, Stephan explores the life of Egyptian actress Soad Hosni and the modern Arab woman.

Admission $10 / $5 students, except on PS1 Warm Up Party Saturdays when admission is $15. Open Thursday through Monday 12 pm - 6 pm. Click here to view a report about PS1, or here for a map including transit directions for PS1 in Long Island City, or here for the PS1 website. Tel: 718.784.2084.

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sculpture centerSculpture Center - Long Island City

March 3, 16 & 19: Code

At 5 pm. Multi-disciplinary artist / choreographer will do an art performance. Free with admission but rsvp [at] sculpture-center.org.

Through March 19: Winter Exhibitions

Scene, Hold, Ballast is a collaborative work involving film and sculpture and what appeared to be a very self-absorbed description of the works.

In Practice with the theme you never look at me from the place from which I wee you is about location / contextual based perception. Admission is usually a donation of between $5 - $15.

Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday 11 am - 6 pm. Free admission, but a $5 / $3 donation is suggested. Click here to view a map including transit info to the Sculpture Center in Long Island City, or here for the telephone number and website of the Sculpture Center in LIC.

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

Thru May 20: Queens International / Frank Oscar Larson

Three Points Make A Triangle exhibit features numerous artists from around the borough and incorporates the borough's diversity into the overriding theme of the exhibit.

Frank Oscar Larson did some interesting photos in the 50's and 60's on NYC. Free with admission.

Open Wednesday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm; Saturday & Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm. Admission $5 / $2. The first Sunday of every month is free from 1 - 4 pm, compliments of the MetLife Foundation. 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.

Click here for a map including transit info for the Queens Museum of Art., or here for the telephone and website of the Queens Museum of Art.

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flux factoryFlux Factory - Long Island City

March 8: Flux Thursdays

At 8 pm on the second Thursday night of every month, the Flux Factory holds a potluck dinner / art symposium. This month performance by Juan Fernando Morales, operatic arias, a performance by mystery guest Shanti Devi, and display of work by Nick Cregor. Free with food contribution.

March 16 & 25: A.I.R. Time

Opening reception March 16 at 6 pm and closing breakfast on March 25th at 1 pm. Independent works by Flux resident artists. Admission is generally a suggested donation.

March 21: Art & OWS

Begins at 8 pm. Discussion about the concentration of wealth and power in the art world. Admission is generally a suggested donation.

When exhibits are running, they are open from 12 noon - 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Click here to read a prior story about the Flux Factory or here to see a map including transit info for the Flux Factory in LIC or here for the Flux Factory telephone number and website.

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Art Exhibits - Queens Art Galleries

Thru March 9: The Space LIC - Armory Arts Week

From 6 - 10 pm. Group show of works to be presented at Armory Arts Week. Admission free / suggested donation. Click here to view a map of The Space Fardom Gallery which is located at 25-17 41st Avenue in LIC.

March 10: Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning - Closing Exhibition

From 2 - 4 pm. Closing of group exhibit and book. Admission free

March 16: Space Womb LIC - Esoteric Beauty Group Exhibition

Opening reception from 6 - 8 pm. External beauty has been deceivingly idealized through media and technology, while real beauty remains within. Twenty-six artists explore the beauty within. Admission free. Space Womb is located at 22-48 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City 11101 / 917.670.1342. Hours are from 12 noon - 6 pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun.

March 17: Topaz Arts Woodside - Manuel Ocampo & The 80's

From 12 - 4 pm. Abstract painting time series of the art world, looking at itself. Click for Topaz Arts map.

Thru March 18: Jeffrey Leder Gallery LIC - Baxter & Marburg

From 4 - 7 pm. Works of Brandon Friend & Ellen Schneiderman. The Jeffrey Leder Gallery is located at 21-37 45th Road in LIC. Admission free.

March 18: Bliss On Bliss Art Studio Sunnyside - New Works & Music

From 2 - 6 pm. GED Merino artworks on display and performances by the Chamber 16 and the Hiban. Bliss on Bliss is located at 41-49 45th Street off 43rd Avenue in Sunnyside.

March 17 & 24: Crossing Art in Flushing - Indian Art of the Diaspora & QMAD DocuArt

From 3 - 6 pm Indian Art of the Diaspora. Opening reception for exhibit of contemporary Indian artists. Admission free.

From 2 - 4 pm. Opening reception for group exhibit by QMAD [Queens Media Arts Development]. Crossing Art is located at 136-17 39th Avenue off Main Street in Flushing.



Comedy Events - Queens

 

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Comedy

March 12: Temple of Comedy

Begins at 8 pm [doors open at 7.45 pm]. This show includes a medley of comics doing stand up routines. This is being held at the Astoria Center for Israel at 27-35 Crescent Street in Astoria. Admission $10.

March: Comedy Nights At The Creek & The Cave in LIC

Almost every evening they have something going on, most of which is stand up comedy, and the fun begins at 8 pm, but times may vary. Admission is generally free except for special events.

Click here to view a prior report about the Creek and the Cave in LIC, or here for a map including transit info for The Creek and The Cave at 10-93 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City LIC Queens, or here for the telephone & website of The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City.

March: Comedy At The Laughing Devil in LIC

They offer shows most nights at 8 pm and also at 10.30 pm on Friday and Saturdays. They're located on 47-38 Vernon Blvd in LIC. Tel 347.913.3845. Click here to read a report about comedy at the Laughing Devil in LIC.

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Green Space In LIC

Green SpaceMarch 17: Take Root - The Making of Statues & Searching for Unconditional

Starts at 8.30 pm. The first performance by Burns Dance Media is a multi-media work drawing upon Greco-Roman and Egyptian imagery, where the dancers depict godesses. The second performance by Jackie Moynahan.JaxDance is to "pull forth what relationships ultimately birth - kernels of discovery. Admission $15.

March 18: Fertile Ground

Begins at 7 pm. Fertile Ground is a new works showcase for emerging and established dancers. The performances are followed by wine, cheese and conversation. Admission $10.

Click here to see a map of the location of Green Space at 37-24 24th Street in Long Island City LIC Queens NY NYC. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link to obtain more info on the Dance Entropy website or Green Space website. Tel: 718.956.3037.

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Thalia Spanish Theatre In Sunnyside NY

thalia theatreThrough March 18: Tango Five Senses / Sentidos

Starts at 8 pm on Fridays & Saturdays, and 4 pm on Sundays. The fiery music and passionate dance of Spain's most sensual art form. This show explores the senses of lovers through Tango. Admission $30 / $27 and on Fridays only all tickets $25.

Click here to view a prior story about Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside / teatro en espanol en queens, or here for a map of the Thalia theatre at 41-17 Greenpoint Avenue in Sunnyside, or here for the telephone & website link for the Thalia Theatre of Sunnyside Queens.


LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center

March 30: Farrago

Begins at 7.30 pm. Eight dancers and two musicians perform a haiku about the cycle of nature. Admission $15 / $20 / $10.


Jamaica Center For The Performing Arts - Jamaica NY

March 3: Mientras Tango

Begins at 8 pm. Octavio Brunett Tango Quintet performs at JPAC. Admission $30 / $25 / $20.

March 17: Vissi Dance Theatre

Begins at 7.30 pm. Contemporary dance performance celebrating women. Admission $20 / $15.

Click here for a map to the Jamaica Center For the Performing Arts at 153-10 Jamaica Avenue.


American Bolero Dance Company in Astoria

March 16: Tablao Flamenco

Begins at 8 pm. Performance by the American Bolero Dance Company at their new location at the Chian Federation at 44-01 Broadway Street in Astoria. Admission $25 / $20 / $17. Call 718.392.888 for tickets.

Click here to view a map showing the location of Queens College and a business listing including a link to the Queens College website.


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Dining & Drinking - Queens NYqueens restaurant reviews


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March: Restaurants & Food

New Years Resolution 2012. Queens Buzz to write one or more new restaurant review each month.

You will be able to find these in the Queens Buzz Restaurant Reviews section of this site.

This month an event by Rocco Sacramone of Trattoria L'incontro in Astoria.



Farmers Markets - Queensqueens farmers markets


 

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Queens Greenmarkets / Farmers Markets 2012 - Queens

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Astoria / LIC Farmers Market at Socrates Sculpture Park went to year round starting late Nov / early Dec 2011.

We'll update for 2012 information as it becomes available. Click this link for info about Queens Farmers Markets opening & closing dates 2011. Click this link for our business listing of the City Council on the Environment contact information.

These outdoor markets are sponsored by the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation, Grow NYC, the NY Hall Of Science and Local Harvest. You may also use the search function to find a report on CSA's [Community Supported Agriculture in Queens].

Astoria Farmers Market - Open July 6 - Nov 16, 2012

WEDNESDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click here for a map to the Astoria Farmers Market locations on 14th Street just south of 31st Avenue.

Corona Farmers Market - Open July 8 - Nov 18, 2012

Fridays 8 am to 5 pm. Click this link to view a map of the Corona Farmers Market location at 103rd Street & Roosevelt in Corona.

Flushing Farmers Market NY Hall Of Science - Open June 19 - Nov 6, 2012

Sundays 10 am - 4 pm in front of the NY Hall of Science. Click this link to view a map of the Flushing Farmers Market location NY Hall Of Science 47-01 111th Street in Flushing.

Flushing Farmers Mkt Qns Botanical Gardens - Open July 1 - Nov 11, 2012

Fridays 8.30 am - 4 pm in front of the Queens Botanical Gardens. Click this link to view a map of the Flushing Farmers Market location Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street in Flushing.

Glendale / Atlas Park Farmers Market - Open June 18 - Nov 19, 2012

SATURDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm at the Shops At Atlas Park Mall in Glendale. Click here to view a map of the Glendale Farmers Market location at Cooper Avenue and 80th Street.

Jackson Heights Farmers Market - Open Year Round

SUNDAYS between 8 am – 3 pm. Click here for a map to the Jackson Heights Farmers Market near Travers Park at 34th Avenue east of 77th Street.

Jamaica Farmers Market - Open June 24 & 25 - Nov 11 & 12, 2012

Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8.30 am to 4 pm. Click here to view a map of the Jamaica Farmers Market location at 90-40 160th Street and Jamaica Avenue.

Long Island City LIC Farmers Market - Open Year Round

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

Pomonok Flushing Farmers Market - Opened August / September 2012

Open Thursdays from 10 am - 4 pm. TBD - Click here to view a map of Queens Community House Pomonok Center Farmers Market at 67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing 11367.

Sunnyside Farmers Market - Open June 4 - Dec 17, 2012

Saturdays between 8 am – 3 pm. Click here to view a map of the Sunnyside Farmers Market location on Skillman Avenue and 43rd Street.


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queens world film festivalQueens World Film Festival

March 1: Opening Night Film Festival in Queens

Begins at 6 pm. Opening night films and after party at Studio Square in Astoria. This event is being held at the Museum of the Moving Image [see below for map / address]. Must come with ticket that you can obtain online with $25 donation.

March 2 - 4: Queens Word Film Festival

Begins at various times and is being hosted at three locations - 82nd Street Cinema, the Renaissance Charter School and PS 69. Click here to read a preview of the Queens World Film Festival in Jackson Heights Queens. The report includes location maps, ticket prices, film previews, and link to business listing which has link to the Queens World Film Festival website where you can buy tickets.


american museum of the moving imageMuseum Of The Moving Image - Astoria

March 1: Queens World Film Festival

From 6 - 9 pm. Must come with ticket which you can obtain online at the Queens World Film Festival website [click link to Business Directory for their website link].

March 3: Mircea Cantor - Romanian Film Maker

At 3 pm. Screening, discussion and reception. Free with admission.

March 17 - 23: Retrospective of Korean Director

Hong Sang Soo retrospective including Oki's movie.

March 24: Federal - 24 Hour Movie

Begins at 9.30 am and runs until 9.30 am Sunday. 24 hour movie shot in 2003 about a federal building in Los Angeles that houses CIA and FBI. Two cameras monitored the building for 24 hours.

March: Ming Wong / Behind The Screen

Click this link for review of Ming Wong. Behind The Screen is the MOMI collection of core exhibits are about how films / movies are produced, including showcasing vintage equipment. Click here for a story about the Museum Of The Moving Image in Astoria. Click here to read our report on the newly remodeled Museum Of The Moving Image.

The museum hours are Tues - Thurs 10.30 am - 5 pm, Fri 10.30 - 8 pm [gallery admission free after 4 pm] and Saturday - Sunday 10.30 am - 7 pm. Admission is a suggested donation of $10 / $7.50 seniors and children 3 - 18 are $5. Click this link to see a map of the Museum Of The Moving Image location in Astoria Queens NYC. This map will include public transit info. Click this link for more info on the Museum Of The Moving Image website. Tel: 718.777.6888.


March 23: Movie Night At NY Irish Center

Cocktails begin at 7.30 pm, showtime is 8.10 pm. The Jig is about a dance competition in Glasgow where 3,000 people competed. Film shows families and drama of competition. Admission $11 / $6 also for unemployed. Click for business listing of the NY Irish Center in LIC Queens including contact info and website link.


March 18: Movie At Queens Museum Of Art

At 3 pm. Directed by local filmmaker, about a lesbian activist, Charlotte Bunch. Free w/ admission.


Click here to view a schedule / listing of free movies / films in Queens Parks - free movies / free things to do in Queens.

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Queens Historical Sites and Cultural Performances

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Kingsland Homestead In Flushing

kingsland homesteadMarch 4: Genealogy Workshop

Begins at 2.30 pm. Presentation on how to search for your ancestors by Wilhemia Rhodes Kelly of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She cites sources such as dar.org, ancestry.com and familysearch.com. Admission $5 suggested donation.

March 20: Peace Through Understanding: The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair

Begins at 1.30 pm. Historian examines the impact of the World's Fair on the lives of its attendees. Free w/ admission.

Ongoing - Kingsland Homestead Museum

Admission $3 / $2 and children / kids under 10 free. Click this link to see a map of the location of the Kingsland Homestead at Parsons Blvd and 37th Avenue in Flushing. This will also contain public transit info. Click here for our business listing of the Queens Historical Society in Flushing which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Louis Armstrong House In Corona NY

Louis Armstrong House

March: Ongoing

Open Tuesday through Friday 10 am – 5 pm and Saturday / Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm. Admission $10 / $7 which includes 40 minute House Tour - last one begins at 4 pm. Click here for a link to our report on the Louis Armstrong House tours in Queens. Click here to view a map of The Louis Armstrong House at 34-56 107th Street in Corona. The map will also contain public transit info. Click here for our business listing of The Louis Armstrong House in Corona which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Greater Astoria Historical Society In Astoria NY

greater astoria historical society

March 10: The Four Freedoms

Begins at 1 pm. Lecture and discussion series about triumph of American political culture. Admission free.

March : TBA

Begins at 6.30 pm. Admission generally $5 - $10.

Ongoing: Museum Exhibits

GAHS has a bountiful 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.

Open Monday & Wednesday 2 - 5 pm and Saturdays 12 pm - 5 pm. Donation suggested. Click here to view a map of the location of the Greater Astoria Historical Society on the 4th Floor of the Quinn Building 35-20 Broadway in Long Island City LIC. Click this link for our business listing of The Greater Astoria Historical Society which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.


Louis Latimer House

March: Ongoing

From 1 - 5 pm. Upcoming event in December to include refreshments as well as tours of the historic house. The Louis Latimer House is located at 34-41 137th Street in Flushing.


St Sebastians Parish Center

March 10: Japan: A 12 Year Odyssey

From 2 - 4 pm. David Rosasco, lived in Japan for twelve years, including through the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown just 30 miles from the coast. This lecture is being given at the St. Sebastian Parish Center on 39-60 57th Street in Woodside.


Flushing Town Hall

March 9, 17, 22: Turkish Cultural Exhibit & Lectures

At 5.30 pm on March 9th, opening reception for Turkish exhibit.

At 2 pm on March 17, lecture about Turkish Medieval Art.

At 12.30 pm on March 22, lecture about Turkish traditions.

Each event admission $5 / free members & students.



Kids Events & Parades - Queens NYqueens kids events parades in queens


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March 4: St Patricks Day Parade - St Pats For All

Festivities start at 1 pm and the parade starts at 2 pm. The parade begins at 47th Street and Skillman Ave, marches up Skillman to 58th Street in Sunnyside and Woodside.

Click here to view a map of the St Pats Parade in Sunnyside, Woodside & Queens. Click here to view reports on prior years, including photos of the St Pats Parade in Sunnyside Woodside Queens.


King Manor

March 17: When The Lights Go Out

From 12 noon - 3 pm. Imagine life before electricity. The kids will dip their own candles. Free admission.

Regular hours: open from 12 noon - 2 pm Thursdays and Fridays and from 1 - 5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Click here to view a map showing the location of King Manor Museum in Jamaica NY. Click this link to view a report on the King Manor Museum in Jamaica Queens.


socrates sculpture parkSocrates Sculpture Park

March: Ongoing

Ongoing exhibits in the park. Admission Free.

The park is open during daylight hours in the winter. Open space to play for Kids / Children. Click here to view short reports on a prior events at the Socrates Sculpture Park In LIC / Astoria. Click here to view a map showing the location of the Socrates Sculpture Park at 31st Avenue and Vernon Blvd in Long Island City LIC Queens NY. Click here to obtain more info on the Socrates Sculpture Park website. Tel:718.956.1819.


Queens Botanical Garden

March 31 - April 1: Opening Weekend At Botanical Gardens

Click to business directory link below for their website and current events. Admission $4 / $3 / $2.

The Botanical Gardens are a good place for Children / Kids to learn about the environment. Click this link for a map of the Queens Botanical Garden location at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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New York Hall Of Science

March: Science

Click to business directory link below for their website and current events.

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 here to view / print a map of the location of the New York Hall Of Science at 47-01 111th Street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens NY. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the New York Hall Of Science which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Queens Zoo In Flushing Meadows Corona Park

March: 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.

The zoo is open weekdays from 10 am - 5 pm and from 10 am - 5.30 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Admission $7 / $3. Good for Children / Kids. And they have a new cafe. Click this link for a map of the Queens Zoo location which is at 53-51 111th street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens NY. This map will also contain public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Queens Zoo in Flushing for complete contact info and a link to their website.

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Flushing Town Hall

flushing town hallMarch 2: Daniel Bernard Roumain

Begins at 8 pm. Composer, violinist & performer Daniel artistically explores the American civil rights movement. Admission $25 / $20 / $10.

March 7: Monthly Jazz Jam

From 7 - 10 pm. Local musical jazz jam. Free for participating musicians. Admission $10.

March - click here to see the Flushing Town Hall schedule of events.

The Gallery is open from 12 noon to 5 pm and the suggested donation is $5. Click here to view / print a map showing the location of the Flushing Town Hall in Flushing Queens NY. This will also include public transit info. Click this link for our business listing of the Flushing Town Hall in Flushing Queens which includes complete contact info including a link to their website.


laguardia performing arts center licLa Guardia Performing Arts Center LIC

March 10: Temptation of the Muses

Begins at 8 pm. Ahn Trio and Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company perform. Main Stage. Admission $15 / $20 / $10.

March 23: Lisa Moore Solo Piano

At 8 pm. Part of the Carnegie Hall neighborhood concert series which are excellent and free, but must rsvp. Little Theater.

March 28: Steinway Presents

At 2.15 pm. Piano performances on Steinway pianos, sponsored by Steinway Piano Company of NYC & Astoria. Little Theater. Admission free.

Click here to see the LaGuardia College Performing Arts Center schedule of events for the rest of March.

Click here to obtain contact info including a website link to the La Guardia Performing Arts Center in LIC, and here for a map of the La Guardia Performing Arts Center in LIC.


York College Performing Arts Center In Jamaica

York college performing arts centerMarch 23: TK Blue & York College Big Band

Begins at 7 pm. Jazz saxaphonist joins YCBB. Admission $10.

Click here to view the York College Performing Arts Center schedule of events for the rest of the year.

Click here to obtain full information about the York College Performing Arts Center including a map. Click here to go to the York Performing Arts Center to buy tickets online.


Jamaica Center For The Performing Arts

March 10: Wheel an' Come Again

Begins at 8 pm. Caribbean Diaspora's Braata Folk Singers present a colorful theatrical and musical medley of Caribbean culture. Click for a map to the Jamaica Performing Arts Center at 153-10 Jamaica Avenue or use the Business Directory to obtain the JCAL telephone number and website url. Admission $25 / $20 and you can buy tickets online.


Astoria Music Society

March 11: Pastoral New York - Brahms, Tchaikovsky & Beethoven

Begins at 5 pm at Federation of Chian Societies at 44-01 Broadway Street in Astoria. Classical music peformed by some of Astoria's best. Admission $20.

March 25: Shakespeare & Song

Begins at 3 pm. Choral music celebrating Shakespeare's works to be performed at Trinity Lutheran Church at 31-18 37th Street in Astoria. Admission $15.


NY Irish Center in LIC

bohemian hall and beer gardenMarch 6: Kitty Sullivan

Cocktails begin at 6.45 pm, showtime is 7.30 pm. Kitty Sullivan, harpist & vocalist, sings the tales of Ireland. Admission $20 / $10 seniors, students and unemployed.

Click the graphic to see a prior story about the NY Irish Center in LIC, or click here to see a map of the location of the NY Irish Center in LIC Queens. This map will include public transit info. Click here for our business listing of the NY Irish Center in LIC Queens which includes complete contact info and a link to their website.


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

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Member Events Calendar - Queens Events


 

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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.


Social Causes / Network Events - Queens NY


March 5: Jackson Heights Green Alliance

Begins at 7.30 pm at Jackson Heights Jewish Center at 37-06 77th Avenue in Jackson Heights. Updates on Play Street, aquisition of Garden School plot and the promotion of green space in the hood.


March 6: Newtown Creek Public Meeting

Begins at 8.30 am and 6.30 pm. Discussion of findings and recommendations for brownfield opportunity area. At Newtown Creek Visitors Center at 329 Greenpoint Ave in Brooklyn.


March 7: LIC Partnership - Robert K. Steele

Begins at 8.30 am at 27-01 Queens Plaza North [MetLife Building] in the Queensborough Room. Deputy Assistant Mayor Robert K. Steel talks about economic development in Queens. Admission $30 / $20 members of LIC Partnership.


March 9: HealthPass - Insurance For Small Business

From 8 - 10.30 am. Healthpass is a non-profit working on affordable, flexible health insurance for small business. Sponsored by the Queens Chamber of Commerce at Bulova Corporate Center at 75-20 Astoria Blvd in Jackson Heights. Admission free.


March 24: Going Green In Queens

Begins at 9.30 am. A pretty large expo at the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Click here for our coverage of Going Green in Queens in 2011.


March 14: Queens Green Drinks

From 6.30 - 8.30 pm. Green social networking night sponsored by ioby and Partnership for Parks and they're going to talk about how to get money for environmental projects. At William Hallet at 36-10 30th Avenue in Astoria. Admission Free.


Sporting / Park Things To Do - Queenssporting outdoor bike park events


Queens parks are open year round. Click on this link to view 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 2011.

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Sunnyside Community Services

March 3: Queens Bike Forum

From 10 am - 12 noon. Discussion of how to develop Queens bicycle trails. Sunnyside Community Services Center on 43rd Street between Queens Blvd and Skillman Ave.


Al Oerter Recreational Facility

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

This is a relatively new facility. They are 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

Click here for maps and info about the public golf courses in Queens.

Queens Golf Courses are open year round. Click on the link above to view a story which includes maps and links to the Queens Golf courses.


Aqueduct / Belmont Race Track In Jamaica NY

belmont race trackMarch: Aqueduct Racetrack

Use the following links for more current info. Gates open at 11 am and General Parking is free. Click here for a map including direction 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.

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NYC Parks – Indoor Swimming In Queens NY

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

Both facilities open year 'round. 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.

The 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 this link for a map including transit info to the Queens Ice Rink and Natatorium Indoor Swimming Pool, and here for the telephone number and website of the NYC Parks department - NYC Queens Parks.

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Theater Events & Performancesqueens theater in queens


The Secret Theatre In LIC Long Island Citysecret theatre

March 2,3,10,11,15 - 18: Much Ado About Nothing

At 8 pm except on the 3rd and 17th when it's a matinee at 3 pm and at 7 pm on the 18th. Performance of Shakespearean play. Admissions range $15 - $25.

March 9 - 11, 13, 19 - 21,24,25: Spring Tides

Begins at 8 pm, except on the 10th and 28th when it's a matinee at 3 pm and at 7 pm on the 11th. Imaginary tale of pregnant woman who with a Spanish nun and a greaser battle ... and she must make the decision of her life. Admissions range $15 - $25.

March 3,4,12,14,17,18,22 - 24: Real Thing

Begins at 8 pm, except on March 3rd, 18th and 24th when it's a matinee at 3 pm. The Real Thing is a romantic 'dramedy' that's a play within a play, muddying the waters between what's performance and what's real. Admissions range $15 - $25.

Click here to read a prior performance review of the Secret Theatre in LIC, or here to see a map including transit info of the Secret Theatre in LIC, or here for the telephone and website for the Secret Theatre in LIC.


Chocolate Factory - LIC

March 10: The Dollar General

Begins at 8 pm. Film by Daniel Fish about car dealership conversion to a dollar store. Commentary about capitalism and economic inequality in America. Admission $10.

March 22 - 24 & 28 - 31: Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

Begins at 8 pm. Performance by Daniel Fish of readings of David Foster Wallace. Admission $15.

Click here for a Chocolate Factory review / map and here for contact info, url and tickets for the Chocolate Factory in LIC.


 

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