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Jul 26, 2015

What to Do in Astoria this Week: The Princess Bride, Queens Lit Fest, 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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Movies on the Waterfront: The Princess Bride

What better way to pass a summer’s eve than by watching a classic in the park?

July 27th

8:30pm

Free!

Astoria Park Lawn on Shore Blvd. between Hell Gate Bridge and the Pool

More info here.

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Q.E.D. Fast Track

What’s better than laughing on a Tuesday night? Nothing. FastTrack features some of the best comedic storytelling talent in New York City.

Tuesday, July 28th

7:30-9:00pm

$5

Q.E.D. 27-16 23rd Avenue

More info here.

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Socrates Sculpture Park: KINGS OF THE WIND & ELECTRIC QUEENS / India

Documentary as a Bollywood film. This starry-eyed impression of the festival is sensory overload, complete with all the frenetic pacing and explosions of neon that only a visit to this fair could offer.

Wednesday July 29, 2015

Pre-screening performance begins at 7PM

Free!

Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Vernon and Broadway

More info here.

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Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Piece of the Rock

Piece of the Rock is a six-member group featuring a wide range of doo-wop, hip adult contemporary music, and classic rock. Together they’ll have you dancing, swaying, and reminiscing.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Astoria Park Lawn

Free!

Learn more here.

 

 

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Astoria Creatives Meetup

Join creatives and those who enjoy creative things for a casual meetup at Astoria Coffee. Hosted by moi and my co-organizer, another Astoria local Nick Hoefly, this event is a fun way to meet new and interesting people.

Friday, July 31st

7-10pm

Free!

Astoria Coffee, 30-04 30th Street

More info here.

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Find Waldo Party

The search is officially over, time to celebrate!  Show off how many stamps you collected and stick around for the prize drawing!

Friday, July 31st

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Free!

Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st Street

More info here.

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Os Clavelitos at The Queens Kickshaw

Os Clavelitos is an “American Samba” band, based in New York City, whose original music combines traditional Brazilian rhythms (samba, baiao, bossa nova, and frevo) and English lyrics.

Friday, July 31st

9pm

Free!

The Queens Kickshaw, 40-17 Broadway, Astoria, New York 11103

More info here.

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Yoga in the Park

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

Saturday, August 1st

9:30-10:30am and 11:00am – noon

Free!

Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Vernon and Broadway

More info here.

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