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It’s In Queens! (June 9 to June 15)

By qgazette | June 07, 2023

It’s the very definition of an inside/outside weekend. Enjoy the Great Outdoors via concerts, tours, knitting, and dance. Have indoor fun with films, visual art, improv, and fused glass. June 9, I AM and YOU ARE, 7 pm. Queens World Film Festival screens six shorts from Asian artists and others representing the LGBTQ community. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. […]

The Passing of an Administrator of the Greek Language Golden Age: Mrs. Maria Makedon-Fountas

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

By Catherine Tsounis             An advocate for Greek Education, she helped everyone from the 1970’s, with no strings attached. She was behind the scenes in the expansion of the Greek Bilingual expansion during the age of Greek immigration as a young educator. She never expressed her political philosophy. The late educator/administrator had one purpose: the perpetuation of the Greek language, […]

Transfiguration of Christ Church Mattituck Held First Summer Social

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

         The second annual summer “Kick Off Bonfire”  of the Transfiguration of Christ Greek Orthodox Church of Mattituck, NY was held Sunday, May 28 at 7 PM. Young and Old enjoyed having refreshments, barbecued hotdogs, toasted marshmallow s’mores under the Long Island skies. The children were very excited with activities. A wonderful story book entertained children. At the conclusion, a […]

Valiant Service

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

The Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade by American Legion Continental Post 1424 was held on Sunday, May 28th. Every year, on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, this Post hosts a parade on Metropolitan Avenue. There was a grand turnout of local, citywide and statewide community and civic groups participating, as well as members of all branches of our armed […]

Virtual Author Talks: John Sayles, Gina Apostol, Bushra Rehman and More

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

QPL’s Literary Thursdays virtual author talks bring you live conversations with accomplished, contemporary writers, every Thursday at 6pm. Please check our website for available books. Read along and follow the conversation! JOHN SAYLES, AUTHOR OF JAMIE MACGILLIVRAY: THE RENEGADE’S JOURNEY Spanning 13 years, two continents, several wars, and many smoke-filled and bloody battlefields, John Sayles’s thrilling historical and cinematic epic […]

MoMI Presents: Do Not Detonate: In The Orbit Of Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

In anticipation of Wes Anderson’s latest film, Asteroid City, Museum of the Moving Image will present the screening series DO NOT DETONATE: In the Orbit of Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City, featuring a dozen films that evoke the historical, social, or fantastical milieu of the new film. The series runs June 2–16 and is presented in conjunction with the publication of […]

Tom Jones, Forever Ageless At The Beacon

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

Sir Tom Jones turned back the clock on Thursday, May 25 at the Beacon Theatre for his “Ages & Stages” tour. The timeless legend rocked the stage and got the sold-out New York City crowd to get up on their feet. Fans of all ages – young and old – let loose and danced like it was the 1960s all […]

For Listings: Open House on June 3

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

On Saturday, June 3, MoMA PS1 is hosting an Open House to celebrate two new exhibitions. The entire day is free and open to the public from 12–8 p.m. The event celebrates an intergenerational storytelling project by Astoria-based collective Malikah, featuring free, family-friendly activities including henna tattoos, Egyptian martial arts performances, and more, from 12 to 4 p.m. in the […]

Safety Tips For Amateur Barbecue Buffs

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

The month of May brings more than spring flowers. With its warm weather, May brings the anticipation of outdoor parties for Moms, Dads, Brides and Grads, prompting Queens families to fire-up barbeques for some rib-tickling celebrations. . Unfortunately, May also accounts for 13 per cent of annual barbecue blazes, a spokesperson for the National Fire Prevention Association (NFFA) said. The […]

Help Available to Quit Smoking, Vaping

By qgazette | June 01, 2023

State and city health officials are reaching out to New Yorkers who smoke or vape, outlining options, local programs and resources to help them quit the habit. “If you smoke, quitting is the most important thing you can do for your health,” officials at the New York City Department of Health said. “If you vape (use e-cigarettes), quitting can protect […]