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Jul 19, 2015

What to Do in Astoria this Week: Terrariums, Astoria Park, and More

We will continue to bring you highlights and ideas for what to do in Astoria for the week.  Got suggestions of your own? Share in the comments! Our 50+ Things to (…)

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We will continue to bring you highlights and ideas for what to do in Astoria for the week.  Got suggestions of your own? Share in the comments! Our 50+ Things to Do in Astoria & LIC post is still packed with fun ideas throughout the summer as well.

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Terrarium Class: Date Nite

Looking for a creative idea for a unique night out with your partner? Spend your evening with a relaxing glass of wine and music while combining your design ideas to create a one-of-a-kind terrarium for your shared pleasure.

Tuesday, July 24th. From 6-7pm

$100

luludi living art

23-07 24th Avenue, Astoria

Learn more here.

Dance Hawkins-Based Modern Technique with Valerie Green

This modern technique class is influenced by the Erick Hawkins modern dance technique. The principles emphasized in this class are universally beneficial to dance training and include using the power of the center to initiate, control, and radiate movement, plus pelvis initiation, and the use of under and over curves.

Tuesday, July 21th, 6:30pm – 8pm

$18 (Dancers/Students-$15)

Green Space

37-24 24th St #301, Astoria

Learn more here.

 

 

Warm Up: Boys Noize, Busy P b2b Boston Bun, A.G. Cook, Danny L Harle, Lafawndah, Lotic

$20 (free for residents in 11101–11109 zip codes)

Saturday, July 25th,  3pm to 9pm

MoMA PS1

22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY

Learn more here.

 

 

IRON CROWS / Bangladesh

In this documentary shot in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the world center for ship-breaking, huge megaton behemoths are run aground and broken apart by men and boys who earn $2 a day. Remarkably beautiful cinematography affords indelible insights into how some of the most exploited people on earth retain their courage, decency and fortitude.

Free

Wednesday, July 22nd, 7pm

Socrates Sculpture Park

32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City

Learn more here.

 

Astoria Park: Track and Field for Kids

City Parks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs.

Free

Wednesday, July 22nd, 9:30am – 12pm

Astoria Park Track

Astoria Park, Queens

Learn more here.

 

Michael Patrick’s Ring of Fire Band is a band from central New Jersey. Inspired by traditional folk, country, rockabilly, bluegrass, gospel, roots, and rock, their tribute show will honor and pay homage to one of their musical icons – Mr. Johnny Cash!

Free

Thursday, July 23, 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Astoria Park Lawn

Astoria Park, Queens

Learn more here.

 

Idlewild Magazine Launch Party

Idlewild Magazine will be launching issue no. 3 on Saturday, July 25th at the The Bonnie starting at 8 pm. Keep the party going at the Sparrow from midnight on with music from DJ Sambarella. Look for special cocktails for the event at both the Sparrow Tavern and The Bonnie. Giveaways + surprises, too.

Free

Saturday, July 25, 8pm

The Bonnie

29-12 23rd Ave, Astoria

Learn more here.

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Astoria Music & Arts Fundraiser

The folks behind Astoria Music & Arts are having a busy summer! They’re currently hard at work planning their 7th annual New World Queens Fest, and decided to kick fundraising off with an exciting event this Saturday. Live entertainment includes burlesque comedy, punk rock, metal and hip-hop.

$20 Donation (2 Drinks Included!)

Saturday, July 25, 6pm

The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York

22-51 29th Street, Astoria

Learn more here.

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