Long Island City Events

Julie and Julia screening at Hunters Point Park

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:30pm
Hunters Point Park Conservancy, NestSeekers International and LIC Landing will present the Academy Award nominated film Julie and Julia on Saturday September 20 at 7:30 p.m. The movie will be shown outdoors on the oval by the NY Waterways Ferry and LIC Landing at the waterfront Hunters Point Park with the dramatic New York City skyline as a backdrop (at Borden Avenue and 2nd Street).  

New York on Location

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Street Fair and Celebration of Film Production in NYC Free Admission, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Museum of the Moving Image, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817, and Kaufman Astoria Studios will present New York on Location, a day-long, free family-friendly outdoor event that offers a behind-the-scenes look at film production in New York.

Meet the creators of Lyla Tov Monsters!

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm
Meet the creators of Lyla Tov Monsters! The Queens couple will be at Tiny You Children's Boutique 10-50 Jackson Avenue on September 21st at 2:00 p.m. to do a book reading and a signing afterwards. Those who attend will receive a free giveaway. The adorable monsters and books will be available for sale. Check out http://www.lylatov.com for more information about these fun monsters!

LIC Concerts Presents Sunset Concerts 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 5:00pm
With the city skyline as a backdrop to the stage, enjoy the musical talents of one of New York’s most artistically active neighborhoods, at the beautiful Gantry Plaza State Park waterfront in Long Island City, Queens.  There isn’t a better way to end your summer, or to end your September weekends.  Watch the sun set behind the city with your ears awash in the sounds of great music. Jazz up your September Sundays with concerts in the park.

The Eve Of... Public Forum

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
Public forum held in conjunction of art exhibition exploring psychological states of uncertainty by Christine Wong Yap. Featuring guest speaker Andria Hickey, Associate Curator, Public Art Fund. Free and open to the public, and wheelchair accessible. More info: http://theeveof.christinewongyap.com.

Filing Taxes Made Easy for Artists

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm Tax season is around the corner! Join us for this Build Your Own Business (BYOB) Intensive workshop with Susan Lee, a Certified Financial Planner™ and Tax Preparer who will discuss financial and tax issues confronting artists, with a session for questions & answers.

Community Compost Build Workday

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 11:30am
Ever wonder what happens to the food scraps collected at our drop-off sites? Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by Build It Green!NYC to see what we do with 10,000lbs of food scraps and learn the art and science of urban composting. Volunteer workday runs from 11:30am-1:30pm. Please RSVP to compost@bignyc.org

SculptureCenter's Opening Reception and Community Day

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 12:00pm
SculptureCenter is pleased to announce a special event to celebrate the opening of its newly renovated and expanded facility and the inaugural exhibition "Puddle, pothole, portal".

Long-Term Financial Planning for Artists

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:00pm
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists Facilitators: Maria Odysseos and Ahmed Khan (of Investors Bank)

OHNY Tours: Composting Underneath the Queensboro Bridge

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 12:00pm
Check out what happens to your food scraps during an open house and tour of the NYC Compost Project hosted by Build It Green!NYC's community compost site! Our Open House NY (OHNY) tours will include a comprehensive discussion about urban composting using aerated static pile (ASP) methods. We will also speak about other types of urban composting and how compost is integral to NYC's green infrastructure. No need to RSVP. Open Access: 12pm to 4pm / Tours at 12:30pm & 2:30pm

Materials for the Arts' Masked Marvelous Cocktail Party

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
please join us for an evening of cocktails, performances, and dancing to celebrate the work of materials for the arts! buy your tickets at www.materialsforthearts.org/masked-marvelous materials for the arts collects surplus materials from businesses and individuals to redistribute them for free to its members: nonprofit arts groups and public schools in new york city. join the conversation via instagram @materialsforthearts or visit www.materialsforthearts.org

CALL FOR QUEENS-BASED CHOREOGRAPHERS

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 8:00pm
CALL FOR QUEENS-BASED CHOREOGRAPHERS   Deadline to apply: September 15th   The first annual Queensboro Dance Festival is October 20-26, 2014 at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, Queens. Our mission is to bring the local  dance community together and celebrate dance cultivated in our borough!   Calling all Queens-based dancers and choreographers!   Requirements:        Must live in the borough of Queens (resident address)

Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 6:00pm
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified Facilitators: Sara Jones and Andrea Wenglowskyj of Kind Aesthetic Wednesday, October 29, 6:00-8:00pm

JALBCA Free Mammography Van at LIC Supreme Courthouse

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:00am
The Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (JALBCA) is proud to sponsor its annual Free Mammography Van at the Long Island City Courthouse located at 25-10 Court Square on Thursday, October 30. Appointments begin at 9:00a.m. Appointment is necessary. Please call 1-800-564-6868. For women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past year: NO COST TO YOU. However, if you have insurance information please bring the information with you.

27th Annual Trade Show and Luncheon

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:00am
Join us for Long Island City Partnership's 27th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon on Thursday, November 13, held at a new venue this year, Astoria World Manor. LIC Partnership’s marquee event of the year is the premier B2B trade show in Western Queens.

SculptureCenter Conversations: Retracing the Expanded Field

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
Panel discussion about the new publication Retracing the Expanded Field: Encounters between Art and Architecture (MIT Press, 2014) with contributors Mary Miss, Josiah McElheny, and Sarah Oppenheimer.
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