Queens Rising: A Celebration of Arts & Culture
Queens Rising NYC is an independent, month-long initiative celebrating the borough’s diverse arts, culinary, and creative communities, bringing together more than 100 programming partners to host, promote, and highlight a diverse roster of events and activities.
Here's just a sampling of some of the family friendly offerings. Please check the Queens Rising website for all events:
Friday, June 3 - Saturday, June 4 | 12pm-5pm
King Manor, 150-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens artisans and small local businesses representing a variety of cultures from the World’s Borough, as well as costumed historical interpreters.
Friday, June 19 | 4pm
Korean Arts and Crafts
Queens Public Library McGoldrick, 155-06 Roosevelt Avenue
Join artist Soh Young Lee-Segredo to make paper art, draw tigers, and learn basic writing in Korean.
Thursday, June 16 | 7pm
The Little Mermen
Forest Park Bandshell
The ultimate Disney cover band plays all the hits, from Disney's vast repertoire of animated films and beyond.
Saturday, June 18 | 12pm-4:30pm
Inti Raymi Sun Festival
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows/Corona Park
Art making and dance performance from the Andes.
Saturday, June 18 | 2pm-4pm
Latimer House, 34-41 137th Street
Learn about the holiday's history, create poetry and art, and practice Reiki.
Saturday, June 25 & Sunday, June 26 | 6pm
Queensboro Dance Festival Pop Up Performance
Beach 17th Street, Far Rockaways
Queens-based dance companies perform, and families can try some new steps, too.