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Things to Do in Queens This Month - July 2019

Things to Do in Queens This Month Photo: Forgemind Archimedia/Flickr 

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.

Outdoors Saturday BBQ - Nowadays
July 20, 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.

Saturday: Seltzer (Precolumbian & Bearcat) and Leonce - Nowadays
July 20, 2019 - Ridgewood

Precolumbian is a DJ, musician and cultural creator whose work focuses on empowerment and decolonization, and BEARCAT is a London-born selector and producer who is part of the Discwoman collective. For this edition of their QTPOC-centered club night, they've got Atlanta's Leonce, aka one of the masterminds behind Morph, along for the ride.

Youth Music Festival - Citi Field
July 21, 2019 - Flushing

Queens Youth Music Festival will be taking place on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Citi Field in Queens, NY from 12:00 PM to 5:00PM. The event this year will be hosted by none other than “Family Matters” very own Jaleel White (Steve Urkel). There will be a youth concert, a 1000 lbs SLIME CHALLENGE, fan meet-ups and much more! We want to inspire young talent in an effort to unite as an artistic community.

Queens Place Kids - Queens Place
July 23, 2019 - Elmhurst

Looking for fun activities for the kids this summer? Stop by Queens Place in Elmhurst, where every Tuesday in July, starting July 9th, kids can create + play for FREE. Summer fun below: Tuesday, July 9, 2-3:30 p.m. Explore the Sky with New York Hall of Science. Kids learn about the sky and then create their own constellation to take home! Tuesday, July 16, 2-3:30 p.m. Let's Move! with DJ Wali, My Gym & Mr. Met. Focused on moving the body, activities include dancing to music by DJ Wali, and a giant obstacle course with floor tumbling, low bars, balance beam, agility courses, and a special performance from My Gym's Tumbling Team! Tuesday, July 23, 2-3:30 p.m. Short Stories & Tall Tales with Queens Public Library. Read books with our favorite storyteller, Mary the Librarian. Tuesday, July 30, 2-3:30 p.m. Learn our World with Queens Botanical Garden. Learn about plants, and then build and take home a mini terrarium! Located at the Main Level at Queens Place. Free to attend, no tickets required. Suggested age: 5 - 10 years. For more information, visit bit.ly/2ImO0oz.

Elvis Costello & The Imposters - Forest Hills Stadium
July 24, 2019 - Forest Hills

Costello and his longtime trio co-headline a coast-to-coast summer tour with Blondie. He and his band reached new live performance peaks during their tour late last year, playing "epic and euphoric" (Variety) shows that "[left] 'em wanting more."

Dance Party at Ravel Penthouse - The Ravel Hotel
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.

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.

Summer Sunset Family Silent Disco! - LIC Landing
July 28, 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)

STRATFORD FESTIVAL ON FILM - Coriolanus - Kew Gardens Cinemas
July 28, 2019 - Kew Gardens

The Stratford Festival production of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus is coming to theaters across the United States. Coriolanus, directed for the screen by Barry Avrich, is the latest event cinema offering from the Stratford Festival, which, under the leadership of Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino and Executive Director Anita Gaffney, plans to capture all of Shakespeare’s plays on film.

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.

Fool's Gold Day Off NY 2019 - Knockdown Center
August 10, 2019 - Maspeth

Fool's Gold Day Off has marked every New York summer this decade with unforgettable, star-making events. This is THE place to discover all the artists you'll be bumping in heavy rotation for the coming year, with alumni like ASAP Rocky, Travis Scott, French Montana, Migos, and so many more.

Quiet Clubbing Events - Bohemian Beer Garden
August 16, 2019 - Queens

This prime clubbing spot we exploit because of NYC's noise ordinance on loud music after 10pm, but NOT TONIGHT! The party kicks off at 10pm when the headphones go on and DJs take the stage. They'll be spinning everything to keep you singing, drinking and dancing till 2am! Never been to a Quiet Clubbing Event? Watch our YouTube video to learn why everyone is talking about it. Age: 21+

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!


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