Astoria, Event, Weekly Events in Astoria & LIC
Sep 07, 2015

What to Do in Astoria this Week: Circus Amok, Anniversaries, Quiet Clubbing, and More

We will continue to bring you highlights and ideas for what to do in Astoria for the week through our What to Do This Week Series.  Got suggestions of your own? (…)

Share this Scoop

total shares!

We will continue to bring you highlights and ideas for what to do in Astoria for the week through our What to Do This Week Series.  Got suggestions of your own? Share in the comments! Our Ultimate List of Things to Do in Astoria Before the Summer is Over post is still packed with fun ideas throughout the summer as well.

Want your event included? Submit it here:


Labor Day Brunch

It’s Labor Day, that last gasp of summer before the hustle of September hits. Join us for a rare Monday brunch at TQK with Chef Kenji debuting a few new dishes including Pumpkin Spice Pancakes, Avocado Toast, Shakshouka, and Ice Cream Sundae (with all the fixins’).

The Queens Kickshaw

40-17 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11103

Labor Day brunch hours: Monday 9:00 am-4:45 pm

Learn more here.



Jazz Mondays


Join us each Monday in our main dining room to listen to the melodious tones of The Larry Luger Trio.

Sac’s Place

2541 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106

Admission: Free

Monday – Every Monday 7:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Learn more here.



Exhibit – Astoria in the ’80s


A generation has passed – yet it seems like yesterday. So much has happened in Astoria over 30 years. See it, hear about it, and talk about it. Come see Astoria’s evolution.

This program is supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.

Greater Astoria Historical Society

35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11106

Admission: $5/Free for GAHS Members

Monday, September 14, 7:00 pm to 11:59 pm

Learn more here.


An Evening of Laughter with Lauren Hope Krass and Her Dearest of Friends


You are cordially invited to attend a very special, one time only, comedy event of the season. On this day 27 years ago, comedian and vixen, Lauren Hope Krass was introduced to the world. On this day, 27 years later, we invite you to celebrate life and all things funny and beautiful at Q.E.D. as we present to you one of the funniest stand up shows to ever be known to (wo)man. Kindly RSVP (buy a ticket) pronto.

Ticket: $5.00 per person


27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105

Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Learn more here.



The Astoria Bookshop Event


Come to the Bookshop ready to tell a five-minute true story about something that happened to you. Don’t worry about sticking to a theme. . .

Admission: Free

The Astoria Bookshop

31-29 31st St, Astoria, New York 11106

Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn more here.



Gertrud Parker Exhibit


The Godwin-Ternbach Museum is proud to present, for the first time in New York, the work of Afghanistan [2] Gertrud Parker, a San Francisco Bay Area artist and sculptor whose significance and visibility have grown dramatically since her early career. An opening reception and a conversation between the artist and Amy Winter will take place on September 8. A full color catalogue of the exhibition with essays about the artist will be available at the museum.

Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd, 05 Klapper Hall, Flushing

Admission: Free

Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 86:00 pm–8:00 pm

Learn more here.



Lockwood 2 Year Anniversary


Who’s ready to party?!Join Lockwood & Lockwood Style Thursday, September 10th from 5pm-8pm for an evening of drinks, goodie bags, 20% off your entire purchase & first dibs on exclusive fall wears!

3215 33rd St, Astoria, New York 11106

Thursday, September 10 at 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Learn more here.

Melrose Ballroom Show


A special acoustic performance with the Loving Mary Band featuring Nuno Bettencourt and songwriters of “love is your name”, Eric Paslay and Lindsey Lee.

Melrose Ballroom

36-08 33rd Ave, Astoria, NY

Tickets: $95.00-$150.00 per person

Thursday 10 September 2015; Show Time: 8:00 pm

Learn more here.  


Quiet Clubbing


3 Live DJs spinning a wide range of music, Hip Hop, R&B, 80’s, 90’s, Old School Hits and Top 40.

Bohemian Hall Bar and Restaurant

29-19 24th Avenue

Astoria, New York 11102

$5.00 per person online or $10.00 per person at the door

September 11 from 10:00 pm – 1:00 am

Learn more here.



Circus Amok


Since 1989, Circus Amok has brought its funny, queer, caustic, political, one-ring spectacles to diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. Circus Amok blends traditional circus skills – tight rope walking, juggling, acrobatics, stilt walking, clowning – with experimental dance, puppetry, music old and new, gender-bending performance art and improvisational techniques. Circus Amok invites audiences of all ages to envision a more empowered life of community interaction while enjoying a celebratory spectacle.

Socrates Sculpture Park

32-1 Vernon Boulevard

Admission: Free

September 12, 2015 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn more here.


Styling in Social Media


Join Mandy Forlenza for the first mini workshop to learn 8 key formulas that will help create original content to market your brand on social media.

QNS Collective

Astoria, Queens

General Admission Sep 12, 2015 $50.00 Fee, $3.74

September 12th 2015 between 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Learn more here.


The Astoria Flea & Food Night Market at Kaufman Astoria Studios


Our markets have been curated with the diversity and spirit of Queens in mind. Home to the best food and some of the most unique vendors on the planet we’ve recruited the best of the city so be prepared for a fleatastic experience. Come hungry and ready to explore.

Read more about the Astoria Flea & Food Night Market here.

Astoria Kauffman Studios Lot

Saturday September 12 – 13, 2015 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Learn more here.


The Brass Owl Turns 1 Year Old


To celebrate we have a day full of fun, specials and surprises!
Here’s just a taste of what you can expect:
*10% off all purchases (plus additional specials announced 8am that morning)
*Double customer loyalty points
*Free gift and goodie bag with purchases $10 or more
*HiFi Records will be joining us all day spinning custom tunes
*Mimosas and candy bar
*New fall merchandise and preview

The Brass Owl

36-19 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, New York 11510

Sunday, September 13 at 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Learn more here.


Sunday Brunch at the Ridgewood Market


Over 40 independent and local artisan vendors with new vendors at every market event. We have local, artisan, and vintage Gifts! We also sell food, canned goods, and pastries! There will be brunch as well as beer and alcohol. We will have music, prizes, and contests! The market is kid friendly and date friendly!

Gottscheer Hall

657 Fairview Ave, Ridgewood, NY 11385

Admission: Free

September 13, 2015 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Learn more here.



Astoria Alive Festival


The annual Astoria Alive Festival on 31st Street between Ditmars Blvd and 21st Avenue will attract hundreds of vendors, merchants, food, rides and games. Attendees can even take a home a new furry friend from Heavenly Angels Pet Adoptions.

31st Street between Ditmars Blvd and 21st Avenue

Sunday, September 13, 2015 12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Learn more here.


ACC Pet Adoption Event at Petco


ACC’s Mobile Adoption Center will be at Petco, East Elmhurst with great cats and dogs looking for loving homes! ACC adoptions include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchip, an identification tag, and a certificate for a free initial exam at a participating veterinarian.

Petco, East Elmhurst

7507 31st Avenue, East Elmhurst, NY 11370

September 13, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn more here 



Moon in the Mirror – Monodrama Opera


Flushing Town Hall Space Grant recipients Martine Bellen, Zhang Er and Stephen Dembski tell the story of a contemporary Chang E who chooses immortality and life on the moon over a childless sentence of domesticity with her absent husband. Featuring Hai-Ting Chinn in the role of the disgruntled demigoddess of the moon, accompanied by Vicky Chow on piano. Music by Stephen Dembski. Libretto by Zhang Er & Martine Bellen.

Flushing Town Hall

137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, Queens, NY

Suggested Donation: $5

Sunday September 13, 2015 3:00 pm 

Learn more here.



What are YOU doing this week? 



Our Ultimate List of Things to Do in Astoria Before the Summer is Over post is still packed with fun ideas throughout the summer as well.

Want your event included? Submit it here:

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.