Long Island City Events

LIC Flea Holiday Market

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 11:00am
LIC FLEA & FOOD TO LAUNCH INDOOR HOLIDAY MARKET NOVEMBER 1 -- LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market to operate every weekend from November 1 and December 21, featuring over 55 vendors, free pictures with santa, live music, and much more – LIC FLEA & FOOD, one of the biggest and well-known markets in New York City, will operate an indoor holiday market for eight consecutive Saturdays and Sundays starting November 1 from 11am-6pm.

Z NYC Hotel Marathon Pasta Special

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
2014 NYC Marathon Menu Unlimited Pasta Buffet Saturday, November 1, 2014 / 6pm – 10pm Garden Salad & Fresh baked Bread Choice of Pasta Penne Linguini Rigatoni Choice of Sauce Tomato & Basil Meat Sauce $19.95 per person (Not including tax and service charge) Z NYC Hotel * 11-01 43rd Ave. * LIC, NY 11101 * 212-319-7000 Ext. 7115

Open Studio Family Program at The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 11:00am
Open Studio 11:00am-1:00pm Free Open Studio encourages families to explore the galleries and to make art in response to their experiences. No registration is required for this drop-in program. This month’s program will focus on Details. The Noguchi Museum 718-204-7088 9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City, NY 11106 www.noguchi.org/programs

SculptureCenter Annual Benefit Gala

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 6:30pm
Celebrating SculptureCenter's past, present and future. Please join artist and supporters on November 4 for SculptureCenter's Annual Benefit Gala at the Historic Edison Ballroom in Manhattan's Theater District.

Star Crap Method at Chocolate Factory Theater

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
Larissa Velez-Jackson - Star Crap Method NOVEMBER 4-8, 2014 8PM  |   $15 Star Crap Method is Larissa Velez-Jackson’s compositional methodology that complicates and redefines the skill set of the contemporary dancer.

Want more Grant Writing Tips?

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 6:00pm
Join Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, Queens Council on the Art’s Executive Director as she “pulls back the curtain” for a rare inside look at what can turn your grant proposal into an award letter – from a grant panelist’s view. The Grantwriting 101 Roundup will give you the key points covered in the recently sold out Grantwriting 101 Tutorial including advice on better grantwriting, with tips on technique and a host of insights - including what a grant panelist really looks for in a proposal - for beginners, experts and everyone in between.

6 Top Causes of Common Health Problems

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 11:30am
When you notice something amiss – a cough that won’t quit, a pain that won’t subside – you may run right to the computer to look up what could be going on. Before you self-diagnose, our family practitioner will discuss most common health problems, common symptoms, why they happen, and what you should do about them. Presenter: Reno DiScala, MD, is a board certified family medicine practitioner with more than 25 years of experience. He has been on staff at Mount Sinai Queens for more than 20 years. http://www.mshq.org/community

Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement 125th Anniversary Gala

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:30pm
Join us as we celebrate Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement’s first 125 years of service to the underserved communities of Western Queens, and set the tone for the coming 125 years. Honoring former Executive Director William T. Newlin, State Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan and Christine Sherwood, Managing Director, Citi Cards. The Gala will be hosted by Dr. Max Gomez of WCBS News, a nine-time Emmy Award winning medical news journalist, and Malena Belafonte, international model, singer, songwriter, cosmetics line creator, and co-founder of The Speyer Legacy School.

THAT Comedy Show

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 9:45pm
THAT Comedy Show Presented By Center City Comedy Hosted By Chris Cotton At The Laughing Devil Comedy Club Every Thursday @10pm $5

LaGuardia Business Services Government & Business Matchmaker

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00am
Attend the LaGuardia Business Services Matchmaker! Friday, November 7, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST) Con Edison Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101 • Meet with government agencies and primes one-on-one for 10 minute appointments • Learn about upcoming procurement opportunities • Network with businesses from across the Northeast • Attend 6 workshops throughout the day designed to grow your business

LaGuardia Business Services Matchmaker

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00am
LaGuardia Business Services is hosting its 2nd Annual Government and Business Matchmaker on Friday, November 7 at the Con Edison Learning Center. This is an excellent opportunity for small businesses in the region to meet one-on-one with government agencies and prime contractors, as well as attend workshops that will help them grow their businesses.

Free First Friday at the Noguchi Museum

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:00am
Free First Friday 10:00am-5:00pm On the first Friday of every month, admission is free and public tours led in English and Japanese are available at 2:00pm.   Free The Noguchi Museum 718-204-7088 9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City, NY 11106 www.noguchi.org/programs  

Reel Rock Film Tour at The Cliffs

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 9:00pm
In its ninth year, the REEL ROCK Film Tour features a special presentation of the highly-anticipated feature-length film “Valley Uprising.”

A Curator/Artists Tour: Homeland [IN]Security: Vanishing Dreams

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 3:00pm
A Curator/Artists Tour: Homeland [IN]Security: Vanishing Dreams Sunday, November 9, 3-4:30 pm RSVP 718-937-6317 or info@dorsky.org All events and exhibitions are open to the public

Participatory Budgeting: Neighborhood Assembly

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Brings Participatory Budgeting  to the 26th District PBNYC Neighborhood Assembly Broadway Library 40-20 Broadway 7 PM   For the first time, Participatory Budgeting is being introduced to the community. $1 Million in discretionary funding is set aside for you to decide how to distributing to community improvements for parks, schools, libraries, streets and more. 

Blood Drive at Mount Sinai Queens

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:30am
New York Blood Center vans will be across the street from Mount Sinai Queens all day. Remember to eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids before you donate. Don't skip breakfast! Call 800-688-0900 if you have any questions.

Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:00pm
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How you get a Green Card as an artist? Join Queens Council on the Arts on Wednesday, Nov 12th at 6pm where George S. Akst of Akst & Akst Immigration Law Firm will answer these and other questions for the next Build Your Own Business (BYOB) workshop. Mr. Akst has over 35 years of experience in immigration law, including information on recent changes to immigration laws in NYC.

27th Annual Trade Show and Luncheon

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:00am
Please click here to view a list of last year's exhibitors. Exhibitors: Share with your network that you’ll be on site at the LIC Partnership Trade Show!

Affordable Care Act & the NY State of Health: An Update

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
Want to find how the Affordable Care Act law will impact you and your family? Join us at this informational meeting. For more information call 718-267-4333.

Energy Tech High School Open House

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
On Thursday, November 13, 2014, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Energy Tech High School will host an open house at LaGuardia Community College' Poolside Cafe. Please join us to learn more about our school and to meet some of our students, parents and staff. Please contact Mrs. Quinones at dquinones6@schools.nyc.gov or 718-472-0536 to RSVP or for more information.
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