Arts and Culture, Astoria, Community, Event, Food and Drink, Giveaways, Movies, Music, Neighborhood Jun 12, 2014 Sponsored Giveaway: Two Tickets to the QCA Block Party On June 21st, QCA is kicking off summer with their annual Block Party! Enjoy a fun-filled evening of food delights from Bareburger, Snowdonia, Manducatis Rustica, Kim Chi Smoke, and (…) Share this Scoop by Emily Rios total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print On June 21st, QCA is kicking off summer with their annual Block Party! Enjoy a fun-filled evening of food delights from Bareburger, Snowdonia, Manducatis Rustica, Kim Chi Smoke, and (…) by Emily Rios Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops Double-Feature of “Growing Cities” and “Growing Farmer (...) The 10th Annual Rural Route Festival Starts August 8 at MOMI On June 21st, QCA is kicking off summer with their annual Block Party! Enjoy a fun-filled evening of food delights from Bareburger, Snowdonia, Manducatis Rustica, Kim Chi Smoke, and neighborhood newcomer Mamu Thai (just to name a few). All this served alongside cold beer from SingleCut and Rockaway Brewing Company. Musicians from Make Music New York will be rocking the street and when the sun sets, enjoy a screening of the best shorts from the Queens World Film Festival, Rural Route Film Festival and Sparrow Film Project. Plus QCA will honor Neighborhood Stars George Rallis and Gary Anza from William Hallet (who will be at the Block Party roasting a pig!) and our very own Mackenzi Farquer. (Check out the carefully created awards they’ll receive!) The Block Party combines community, film, and supporting the arts in one big Kaufman back-lot extravaganza. The winner of this giveaway gets to experience it all with the plus-one of their choice! If you tweet about the giveaway (make sure to tag @weheartastoria, @KaufmanArts, @QCAsocial) you’ll get a chance to win a $50 dollar gift certificate to participating food vendor, Manducatis Rustica. The best part of the QCA Block party? Proceeds from the event will support the High School to Art School Scholarship program. A super fun community event and a chance to support youth arts education = a good time. Don’t take your chances with this sponsored giveaway, only one lucky reader will win. Get your tickets online today! We are super excited to be a part of the QCA Block Party as a media sponsor. Make sure you stop by our We Heart “booth” and say hello! Good Luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway Twitter Facebook Email Print Backlot at Kaufman Astoria StudiosMake Music New YorkPoetry SlamQCA Block PartyQueens World Film Festivalrural route film festival About Emily Rios Emily Rios manages special events, sponsored content and advertising clients as WHA's Business Development Director. She is a passionate and dedicated youth developer with a strong background in non-profit management, and works as Senior Manager of Youth Leadership at generationOn. Related scoops Double-Feature of “Growing Cities” and “Growing Farmer (...) The 10th Annual Rural Route Festival Starts August 8 at MOMI 19 Comments Daliana June 17th, 2014 Hey Everyone! You can buy tickets for the Block Party on Event-Brite – http://buff.ly/1nirmel You can also buy Raffle tickets on the QCA website! – http://queenscouncilarts.org/qca-block-party/ Reply Julianne June 16th, 2014 I’m always excited for food, but the screening of the shorts sounds awesome! Reply Sandy June 16th, 2014 I am looking forward to the many “food delights”! I have been wanting to try Mamu Thai. Reply Jack Hirschorn June 15th, 2014 This should be a good event. Reply David Falcon June 15th, 2014 This is not a comment on this blog post. Reply Kate June 15th, 2014 Love Astoria and our summer festivities! Reply Aimee June 13th, 2014 I am most excited to try all of the FOOD! Reply Jennifer H. June 13th, 2014 Sounds awesome! :) Reply Leanne June 13th, 2014 Looking forward to seeing my neighbors! Sounds like a great time. Reply Chelsea June 13th, 2014 Sounds like a great time! Reply J-La June 13th, 2014 George Rallis makes me drool. I mean, his menu does. Reply Martha Lee June 12th, 2014 Looking forward to it! Reply Maria Belford June 12th, 2014 Looking forward to meeting other local Queens artists at the block party! Reply Meredith June 12th, 2014 This would be my first QCA Block Party as I’m a new resident of Astoria. Would love to go and experience this! Reply Steph M. June 12th, 2014 Would love to go to the QCA Block Party! I’ve been in Astoria for 5 years and love all the new and exciting additions we are getting :) Reply justina justice June 12th, 2014 It is all about Astoria. Grew up in Astoria, Live in Astoria, Love Astoria and want to see it continue to grow!!!!!! Thanks for the opportunity. Great event!! Reply Courtney Kern June 12th, 2014 This event sounds great! I moved to NYC on a dance scholarship many years ago! Of course I am very happy that this event will help some near and dear to my hear-High School to Art School Scholarship program! We love attending local events when we can and this one looks like lots of fun!!!! Reply Jenn June 12th, 2014 the whole event sounds so good! but i bet my husband has his eye on the roasted pig! Reply Yael June 12th, 2014 A good ole’ Astoria party! I’d love to see it in all it’s glory :) Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.