Event, Weekly Events in Astoria & LIC Sep 14, 2015 What to Do in Astoria This Week: Fitness, Art Book Fair, Comedy & More Each week we 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 (…) Share this Scoop by WHA Guest total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Each week we 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 (…) by WHA Guest Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops What to Do in Astoria This Week: The Cringe, Calligraphy, Ha (...) What to Do in Astoria This Week: Astoriafest, X-Files Readin (...) What to Do in Astoria This Week: Comic Book Club, Art Shows, (...) Each week we 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: weheartastoria.com/share-a-scoop Myq Kaplan & Friends Myq is a headlining comedian who has made multiple appearances on Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Tonight Show, Conan and Last Comic Standing. Tickets $5 Monday, September 14 at 8:00pm Q.E.D. | 27-16 23rd Avenue Learn more here. Inside Connection Networking Event The “Inside Connection” is a growing network for Entertainment, Media, Performing Arts, Fashion, and other Creative Professionals – and the people who do business with them. FREE Tuesday, September 15 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm Trento Restaurant | 1058 Broad Hollow Road Learn more here. Author Reading: Mess by Barry Yourgrau The local Astoria writer, Barry Yourgrau, will be reading from his memoir, MESS: One Man’s Struggle to Clean Up his House and his Act. In this memoir, Yourgrau writes about his attempt to clean up his space (and his life). FREE Wednesday, September 16 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm The Astoria Bookshop | 31-29 31st St. Learn more here. Live Music by Brian Adler’s Helium If you are looking to experience jazz music with at twist, come listen to Brian Adler’s Helium Music Project perform at The Queens Kickshaw this weekend. Brian Adler’s music is a fusion of North Indian music as well as other styles in a modern jazz context. It will surely be a worldly musical experience. FREE Friday, September 18 from 9:30pm – 11:30pm The Queens Kickshaw | 40-17 Broadway Learn more here. Printed Matter’s 10th Annual NY Art Book Fair Featuring over 370 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, institutions and independent publishers, the Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair will be sure to inspire all book-lovers. The fair will supply a plethora of book art ranging from zines to rare antique books, as well as programs surrounding art and activism. FREE Friday, September 18 – Sunday, September 20. Times vary MoMA PS1 | 22-25 Jackson Avenue Learn more here. 1st Annual Rockaway Oyster Festival-IT’S ON! If you love oysters, beer, and music, then you don’t want to miss the Rockaway Oyster Festival. This will be taking place near the beach and featuring musical acts such as Lost Tribe of Donegal, The Narrowbacks, jah Stix & The Brothers Yee/Members of the Bogmen. (And of course there will be plenty of oysters!) VIP Tickets $47.00 (SOLD OUT), General Admission $20.00 (SOLD OUT) Saturday, September 19 from 2:00pm – 7:00pm Rockaway Beach | 116 St. Learn more here. Fall in Love with Fitness Open House If you are looking to move your body, spend a day at The Art of Fitness dance studio for free mini classes, food,drinks, and student and teacher performances. This event is open for anyone who loves fitness and fun! FREE Saturday, September 19 from 2:45pm – 6:00pm The Art of Fitness | 32-32 Steinway St. Learn more here. NYC SAFE Disposal Event This event is one in a series of SAFE Disposal Events (Solvents, Automotive, Flammable, Electronics) held by The NYC Department of Sanitation to provide NYC residents with a one-stop method to get rid of harmful household products. FREE Saturday, September 19 from 10am – 4pm Astoria Park Parking Lot | Hoyt Ave. and 19th St. Learn more here. WORKSHOP: Cats Take Over the Moving Image Studio Stop by Museum of the Moving Image for a free drop-in studio session. Visitors can make their own media projects inspired by the exhibition How Cats Took Over the Internet. Activities vary from designing your own celebrity cat, making a cat in space animation, and more! FREE with Museum Admission Saturday, September 19 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm Museum of the Moving Image | 36-01 35 Avenue Learn more here. Star Wars X-Wing Demo Day For new players interested in learning how to play the Star Wars X-wing Miniature game from Fantasy Flight, this is the perfect event for you! Open Play for X-Wing gamers to follow right after the demo. FREE Saturday, September 19 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm The Geekery HQ | 42-11 Broadway Learn more here. Con Brio Ensemble Presents: Twilight Concert Members of the Con Brio Ensemble will be performing Romantic works by Schumann, Reinecke, Fuchs, and Toch on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 4:30 PM at the Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Avenue to open its annual three concert subscription series at the church, which recently purchased an exceptionally fine Steinway concert grand piano for its sanctuary. $12.00 ($10.00 for students and senior citizens) Sunday, September 20 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm The Church-in-the-Gardens | 50 Ascan Ave Learn more here. Greenmarket + Guests Join us for Greenmarket + Guests, a family-friendly harvest themed event in which food vendors sell prepared foods and beverages in the market alongside our amazing lineup of farmers. Bring your family and enjoy live music by the Singing Cowboy and Dayna Stephens Trio from the Jazz Foundation of America, a pumpkin patch, balloon animals, facepainting, photo booth, apple cider donut eating contest, and more! FREE Sunday, September 20 from 10:00am – 2:00pm Jackson Heights Greenmarket | 34th Ave at 78th St Saxophonist from The Tonight Show Jams Out at The Strand Astorian Ian Hendrickson-Smith, the saxophone player for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, takes the stage at The Strand Smokehouse every Sunday night, accompanied by a crew of world-class musicians. If you’re looking to end your weekend on a high note, this is the place! FREE Sunday, September 20 from 7:00pm – 10:00pm The Strand Smokehouse| 26-27 Broadway 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: weheartastoria.com/share-a-scoop Twitter Facebook Email Print astoria eventswhat to do in Astoriawhere to go out in Astoria Related scoops What to Do in Astoria This Week: The Cringe, Calligraphy, Ha (...) 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