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Things to Do in Queens This Month - June 2019

June 15, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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If you really want the full New York City experience, you've got to make a trek out to all five boroughs, including the one-of-a-kind area of Queens. Home to MoMA PS1, the New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and the Queens International Night Market, there's plenty to see in do in Queens. Check out City Guide's list of things to do in Queens this month for a full and thorough rundown.

Planting Day at the Castle - Bayside Historical Society
June 15, 2019 - Bayside

Now that the Castle grounds have been weeded, raked, and cleared thanks to our Earth Day volunteers, it's time to beautify our gardens with new flowers and plants. Come join Bayside Historical Society for a day of planting — all levels of gardening expertise welcome! This is a free event.

FREE Youth Basketball Clinic - Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities
June 15, 2019 - Corona

FREE Basketball Clinic!!! Ages 6-12. Saturday, June 15th, 11:30am - 12:45pm Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities 107-20 Northern Blvd., Corona NY * Skill Development * Skill Enhancement *Ball Handling * Shooting * Basketball IQ * Game Play * Sports Safety * CPR/AED Training Limited slots. PRE-REGISTRATION deadline June 8th. Call 347-738-6266 or email melindamurray21@gmail.com to register. Give Child’s Name and Age. Sponsored by: Dominic A. Murray 21 Memorial Foundation Pro Reps Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities

Dance Party at Ravel Penthouse - The Ravel Hotel
June 15, 2019 - Long Island City

Come dance the night away while gazing at breathtaking views of the New York City skyline at the Saturday Night Dance Party at Ravel Penthouse in Long Island City, Queens If you buy five tickets for a group of five ladies, you can call 347-592-0300 to make a reservation and receive free champagne. Birthday Packages are available for an additional charge and include champagne bottle service, round of shots, cupcakes and hookah. Additional fees may apply. For events with a discounted price, no coupon or promo code is necessary to purchase tickets.

Outdoors Backyard Bbq - Nowadays
June 15, 2019 - Ridgewood

Come by the back yard any Saturday from noon on for bocce ball, ping pong, cold drinks, good tunes, Italian hot dogs, rotating barbecue fare and Republic of Booza ice cream. noon / free

Anthony Parasole All Night - Nowadays
June 15, 2019 - Ridgewood

Anthony Parasole's New York resume runs deep: he was a longtime record buyer at Halcyon, threw the House-N-Home loft parties with The Bunker's Bryan Kasenic, ran Deconstruct Music alongside Leon Vincent and continues to drop heady tunes, much of them from local artists, on his label, The Corner. He's back to grace us with another Saturday all-nighter, so go ahead and cancel your Sunday brunch plans. In the back yard, Elbin Reyes is at the controls. Elbin is an NYC-based selector and producer with a fierce dedication to collecting. You'll hear it when he's at the decks.

Dance Party at Ravel Penthouse - The Ravel Hotel
June 15, 2019 - Long Island City

Come dance the night away while gazing at breathtaking views of the New York City skyline at the Saturday Night Dance Party at Ravel Penthouse in Long Island City, Queens If you buy five tickets for a group of five ladies, you can call 347-592-0300 to make a reservation and receive free champagne. Birthday Packages are available for an additional charge and include champagne bottle service, round of shots, cupcakes and hookah. Additional fees may apply. For events with a discounted price, no coupon or promo code is necessary to purchase tickets.

Glow in the Dark Madness - Katch Astoria
Through June 15, 2019 - Astoria

Brush off your best white and neon threads for this one! Glow as bright as your headphones and dance the night away at our indoor glow in the dark party. Complete with black lights, glow in the dark face and body painting, glow sticks, and glowing headphones, this party will be hard to miss. Our 3 live DJs will be there to further illuminate the night. Tickets are limited, so act fact! Your 3 live DJs will be spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Latin DJ 2 (Red): 80's/90's/2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B Your experience includes: • A pair of Quiet Events headphones • 3 DJs battling for your attention • Glow in the dark gear • Glow in the dark body painting Special Notes: • 18+ to party, 21+ to drink • Rain or shine • Dress code: White and neon clothing encouraged! What to bring: • Valid ID • You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event. • No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door.

Glow in the Dark Madness! - Katch Astoria
Through June 15, 2019 - Astoria

Brush off your best white and neon threads for this one! Glow as bright as your headphones and dance the night away at our indoor glow in the dark party. Complete with black lights, glow in the dark face and body painting, glow sticks, and glowing headphones, this party will be hard to miss. Our 3 live DJs will be there to further illuminate the night. Tickets are limited, so act fact! Your 3 live DJs will be spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Latin DJ 2 (Red): 80’s/90’s/2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B Your experience includes: • A pair of Quiet Events headphones • 3 DJs battling for your attention • Glow in the dark gear • Glow in the dark body painting Special Notes: • 18+ to party, 21+ to drink • Rain or shine • Dress code: White and neon clothing encouraged! What to bring: • Valid ID • You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event. • No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door. How it works: When you arrive you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. Y... (read more)

Summer Sunset Family Silent Disco - LIC Landing
June 16, 2019 - Queens

You’re invited to the ultimate family friendly party! With waterfront dance floors and sunset skyline views, this party is the best way to end the weekend. Bring out the whole fam, grab some snacks and drinks from Coffeed, and choose between 3 channels of music! Enjoy the summer while it lasts! Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40 Dance Hits DJ 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks DJ 3 (Blue): Hip Hop/R&B Your Experience Includes: • A pair of Quiet Events headphones • Glow in the Dark gear • 3 Live DJ’s battling for your attention • Food and drinks available for purchase Special notes: • All ages • Dress Code: casual What to bring: • Valid ID • You MUST have a credit or debit card for the check-in process. If the headphones are NOT returned, there will be a $100 charge to your credit or debit card after the event. • No need to print your ticket, just show the code on your phone or they will have your name at the door. How it works: When you arrive you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. You can adjust the volume and choose between up to three DJ’s with a flip of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows what c... (read more)

New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals - Citi Field
Through June 16, 2019 - Flushing

New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Birth of Deceit Movie Premiere & Red Carpet Event (New York Private Screening) - Regal Cinemas Atlas Park 8
June 22, 2019 - Queens

We are proud to announce that our first feature film, The Birth of Deceit will be screening at the Regal Thearter on June 22, 2019. This film is a psychological thriller that will take the viewer on a mental roller coaster. Here is the synopsis; A girl returns to her hometown only to find that the fate of her parents wasn't what she originally thought it was. Ambar and her friends will have to fight for their lives to uncover the truth.This film is going to blow your socks off when you watch it, so make sure you don't wear socks! The official trailer will be out on March 2, 2019. For now check out the teaser trailer to get a better idea of the film.

Backyard Bbq - Nowadays
June 22, 2019 - Ridgewood,

Come by the back yard any Saturday from noon on for bocce ball, ping pong, cold drinks, good tunes, Italian hot dogs, rotating barbecue fare and Republic of Booza ice cream.

Independence Day Celebration at Fort Totten Park - Bayside Historical Society
June 26, 2019 - Bayside

Bayside Historical Society is hosting the 5th Annual Independence Day Celebration with a free concert and fireworks display by Grucci in Fort Totten Park in Bayside, Queens! Food and beverage vending trucks on site; live musical performances from 6:00-9:00pm; fireworks display begins at 9:15pm. Admittance to the park begins at 5:00pm. Free parking and shuttle buses available! Visit baysidehistorical.org/fireworks for complete information!

Horse Meat Disco New York World Pride 2019 - Knockdown Center
June 28, 2019 - Maspeth

21+ with ID

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves - Citi Field
Through June 30, 2019 - Flushing

New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

NY Music Expo - Resorts World Casino
July 13, 2019 - Jamaica

EXPO ENTRANCE GA / EXPO ENTRANCE PLUS (1) SEMINAR / EXPO ENTRANCE PLUS (2) SEMINARS / VIP ENTRANCE PLUS ALL SEMINARS Public Onsale: January 17, 2019 10:04 AM to July 13, 2019 11:00 PM

Dance Party at Ravel Penthouse - The Ravel Hotel
Through July 27, 2019 - Long Island City

Come dance the night away while gazing at breathtaking views of the New York City skyline at the Saturday Night Dance Party at Ravel Penthouse in Long Island City, Queens If you buy five tickets for a group of five ladies, you can call 347-592-0300 to make a reservation and receive free champagne. Birthday Packages are available for an additional charge and include champagne bottle service, round of shots, cupcakes and hookah. Additional fees may apply. For events with a discounted price, no coupon or promo code is necessary to purchase tickets.

Jean-Luc Moulène - Sculpture Center
Through July 29, 2019 - Long Island City

Initially known for his enigmatic photographic endeavors, Moulène's more recent projects have investigated the intersections of advanced technology and contemporary material culture. In consideration of current advances in 3D modeling and fabrication, Moulène compares this moment in the history of object making to the advent of photography and its total transformation of human experience. While photography reproduced the world as an image, we are now about to print it in 3D.

Matt Keegan: what was & what is - Court Square Park
Through August 18, 2019 - Long Island City

For over a decade, Matt Keegan has worked to synthesize his interest in language, whether rooted in pedagogy and cognition or the vernacular and social. He works in sculpture, photography, and video, and for his SculptureCenter commission he integrates these various ways of working. Installed in Long Island City’s Court Square Park, what was & what is distills real estate development’s rhetorical and visual devices in an object that speaks the language of urban development while prompting opportunity for reflection on the fastest-growing neighborhood in New York City.

Simone Fattal solo show - MoMA PS1
Through September 02, 2019 - Long Island City

From March 31 to September 2, 2019, MoMA PS1 presents Works and Days the first solo museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Simone Fattal (Lebanese and American, b. 1942). Curated by Ruba Katrib, this retrospective brings together a selection of over 100 abstract and figurative ceramic sculptures, paintings and collages created over the last 40 years. Drawing from a range of sources including war narratives, landscape painting, ancient history, mythology, and Sufi poetry, these works explore the impact of displacement as well as the politics of archeology and excavation.

TheNYCGrind presents The Ultra Art Bash - Covert Station
Through December 16, 2019 - Ridgewood

Bringing over 700 beautiful attendees, TheNYCGrind has grown to become one of NYCs most anticipated Art and Creative Event. From artists to rappers to poets and LED hoolahoopers, we bring creative Grinders from all spectrums of the art world and give a platform to network, sell art and party at the same time. Come be inspired by the movement that started out in a basement, and now packs warehouses! Be prepared for: -Over 70 up and coming Tri-State artists displayed on our walls -NYCs dopest performers -Live Art and Body painting -Live DJ and musical sets -Some of NYCs most unique artists and much much more!

TheNYCGrind presents The Ultra Art Bash - Covert Station
Through December 16, 2019 - Ridgewood

Bringing over 700 beautiful attendees, TheNYCGrind has grown to become one of NYCs most anticipated Art and Creative Event. From artists to rappers to poets and LED hoolahoopers, we bring creative Grinders from all spectrums of the art world and give a platform to network, sell art and party at the same time. Come be inspired by the movement that started out in a basement, and now packs warehouses! Be prepared for: -Over 70 up and coming Tri-State artists displayed on our walls -NYCs dopest performers -Live Art and Body painting -Live DJ and musical sets -Some of NYCs most unique artists and much much more!

Jackknife Comedy - The Creek and The Cave
Through March 02, 3019 - Long Island City

Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast! This months comics are: J.P. McDade (TRUTV'S COMEDY KNOCKOUT), Julie Mitchell (VICELAND'S FLOPHOUSE), Hayden Kristal (NBC STAND UP FOR DIVERSITY), Jill Weiner (TRIAL BY LAUGHTER), Nonye Brown-West (NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL), Connor Creagan (CAROLINE'S), Billy Hurley (UCB) and Idris Alton (EVERYBODY EATS). Come out and party! Tickets are only $5. You can buy them at the door or online at http://creeklic.com/events/jackknife-comedy-5-2019-03-02/


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