Happening In Queens! (Jan. 20-Jan.26)

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There’s a Lunar New Year theme to this week’s Queens fun. But just like the borough, they’re diverse with concerts, a fashion show, parades, workshops, and restaurant deals. There’s also some great Latin dance, French cheese, and Israeli music. Jan. 20, Snubbed: Great Movies, No Nominations, March 12. Twenty-four films that the Oscars didn’t consider…

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Happening in Queens!(Jan. 13-Jan.19)

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Queens hosts a plethora of ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s life this week. Stay local for candlelight tours, comedy, art, rabbits, and Disco divas, too. Jan. 12, La Suspendida: A Jazz Metal Opera, Jan. 14. This musical tells the chilling story of a doctor whose obsession with a beautiful young patient was so…

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Happening In Queens!(Jan. 6-Jan.12)

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The year gets off to a great start with opera, foreign film, live music, mulch, geology, fermentation, and recipes. Obviously, 2023 is going to be a fantastic year in Queens! Jan. 6, Benediction, 6:30 pm. British director Terrence Davies’s unorthodox drama tells the story of pacifist poet Siegfried Sassoon, who was forever changed by his…

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Happening In Queens!(Dec. 30-Jan.5)


The year certainly had ups and downs. Bid farewell to 2022 and welcome 2023 with films, parties, Kwanzaa celebrations, comedy, and some wise men in Queens. Dec. 30, Dos Estaciones, 7 pm. In an unforgettable performance, Teresa Sánchez plays the stoic owner of a Mexican tequila factory in this 2022 Juan Pablo González film. The…

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Happening In Queens!(Dec. 22-Dec. 29)

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Parties. Relatives. Gifts. Trips. Funny work schedule. It’s a busy, unique time in Queens now. Add to the unique-ness with Chinese lanterns, Kwanzaa, Motown, Muppets (lots of Muppets), and 1970s Funk. Dec. 22, Literary Thursdays: Sinakable, 6 pm. Daniel Stone discusses Sinkable: Obsession, the Deep Sea, and the Shipwreck of the Titanic. With colorful characters…

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Happening In Queens (Dec.16 to Dec.22)


Dance the night away in a bonnet and horsehair crinoline. Go on an adventure with spirited Muppets. Sip hot chocolate while listening to a classic play. Uncover the poetry in nature. The upcoming week is filled with some dramatic activities in Queens. Dec. 16, Heart of Darkness, 3:30 pm. Participate in a conversation about Isamu…

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Happening In Queens! (Dec. 9 to Dec. 15)

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Everybody is busy this time of year, including the borough of Queens. Holiday markets compete with holiday concerts and house tours. Then there are the workshops to make wreaths, gingerbread houses, and cards. Dec. 9, New York Croons for Christmas, 7 pm. Colm Reilly delivers a cabaret-style performance with some of New York’s most esteemed…

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Happening In Queens! (Dec. 3 to Dec. 8)


The holiday season starts this week in terms of activities. (Holiday music already started.) Stay in the borough to learn, make, or buy everything from trees to wreaths to gingerbread. Or enjoy Jazz, drumming, comedy, dance, and something called “electroluminescent artistry.” Dec. 3, Trees + Gingerbreads, Dec. 24. Stroll around and check out the fully…

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Happening In Queens! (Nov. 25 to Dec. 2)


Ah, the week right after Thanksgiving and right before the Christmas explosion. It’s work as usual in the world’s most diverse borough with Chinese opera, Polish films, runaway parrots, and Jazz tributes. Nov. 25, Queens Farm Holiday Market, Dec. 24. Savvy shoppers peruse a rich assortment of trees, wreaths, poinsettias, and unique gifts. Sales support…

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Happening In Queens! (Nov.18-Nov.24)

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Get prepared for Thanksgiving with forest bathing, LL Cool J, comedy, Mexican music, 18th century food, and “gratitude yoga” this week. Nov. 18, STEM Career Night, 5 pm. Meet and network with people who work in the aviation industry, especially the fields of flight avionics, mechanical engineering, and software design. New York Hall of Science,…

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