LIC Springs into Summer

Mon Jun 14, 2021
Various times
All ages
Free
Various locations

The Long Island City Partnership’s annual community block festival returns for its 8th annual year—but with a twist! This year LIC Springs to Summer is a series of events, promotions, and performances throughout Long Island City.

Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, June 15
5-6pm: O’Donnell Academy of Irish Dance Live Performance | Kid-Friendly Free open studio performance and in person Irish dance class for children ages 4+.
6-7pm Long Island City School of Ballet Class/Tutorial | Kid-Friendly Free sample childrens ballet class and in-studio performance. Advance registration required.

Wednesday, June 16
3:20-3:40pm, 4:15-4:30pm SING LIC Live Performance | Children perform songs from Broadway hits at Plaxall Art Gallery (5-25 46th Ave). Advance registration not required.
4:30-6pm LIC Girl Scouts Volunteer/Fundraising | Purchase homemade baked goodies at St. Mary's Church (10-08 47th Ave.) to support educational, skillbuilding activities and adventures for over 30 LIC girls.

Thursday, June 17
10am-12pm Hunters Point Parks Conservancy Volunteer/Fundraising |Volunteer with Hunters Point Parks to help keep Hunter's Point South Park and Gantry Plaza State Park clean and beautiful. Advance sign-up required.
4-7pm The QPD Food & Beverage | Free entertainment, snacks, beverages, goodie bags and contests. Advance registration required.

Friday, June 18
12-3pm Lolly’s Learning Center Class/Tutorial |  Free OWLbert Einsteins class: teaches children 3-7 about STEM concepts through hands-on learning. Advance registration required.
2-6pm Playday | Kids create watercolor volcano art. Advance registration not required.
3pm Museum of the Moving Image Art | Screening: Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Use code LICsprings2021 for 20% off tickets.
7-9pm Culture Lab LIC Live Performance | Free live music and performance art open to all. No advanced registration required.
7-9pm New York Irish Center Live Performance |Live traditional music sessions, Irish dancing performances, and a tour of the facility. Advance registration required ($20 per person).

Saturday, June 19
8:30am UnleashFIT Fitness |  Free kettlebell sports performance class (kids welcome) at The Oval @ Hunter's Point South Park.
10am-12pm Hunters Point Parks Conservancy Volunteer/Fundraising |Volunteer with Hunters Point Parks to help keep Hunter's Point South Park and Gantry Plaza State Park clean and beautiful. Advance sign-up required.
10am-12pm Little Chef Little Cafe Art |  Fun spin art experience. $3 per attendee. Advance registration not required.
11am-2pm Queensbridge Tech Lab - Queens Public Library at LIC Class/Tutorial |  Free family-friendly coding project at 37-44 21st Street. Advance registration not required.
12-3pm Bareburger Art |  Free face painting! First come, first served.
12-5pm The Connected Chef Class/Tutorial |  Enjoy cooking demos and entertainment. Advance reqistration required. Free with suggested donation.
1pm Museum of the Moving Image Art | Screening of Miss Juneteenth, centered on a relationship between a mother and daughter, and a Juneteenth pageant. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Use code LICsprings2021 for 20% off tickets.
3-5pm Dussan Eye Care Class/Tutorial | Free in-person workshop on maintaining and monitoring eye health. Advance registration suggested. First come, first served.
3-6pm Woodbines Craft Kitchen Live Performance | Free live music from musician Dave Fahy.

Sunday, June 20
10-11am Queens School of Ballet | Free open class for kids ages 3-7, followed by a performance at Hunter's Point South Park, by the promenade. Advance registration required.
12-4pm Community Capacity Development Live Performance | Celebrate Juneteenth with a BBQ and various music sets, headlined by DJ Enuff at Ravenswood Houses (35-35 21st Street). Free and open to the public.
12-6pm Court Square Civic Association Live Performance | Live music, book swap, art & artists, petanque, bandstand, crafts, BBQ, puppets, DJ, comedian, magic show, beer garden, and cocktails on Crescent Street between 43rd Ave. and 44th Rd. Free and open to the public.
12-3pm Modern Spaces Food & Beverage | Free beer tastings at Fifth Hammer Brewery, plus popcorn, cotton candy and games. Advance registration not required.
1-2:30pm; 4-5:30pm Flux Factory Live Performance | A free meal and performance called Missing Luncheon by Karen Krolak at the Windmill Community Garden (39-22 29th St.). Advance registration required.

Ongoing
6/15-6/20 9am-4pm Communitea Art | Free art show/installation:”Solace” by Ann Cofta, a local Queens textile artist featuring fabric cityscapes. Advance registration not required.

6/14-7/14 Select times available Court 16 Class/Tutorial | Register by July 14th to book a complimentary tennis trial class at https://www.court16.com/licsprings- 2021

6/14-6/20 All day Greater Astoria Historical Society Tour | Free self-guided scavenger hunt to seek out public art installations scattered throughout the neighborhood. Potential prizes available.

Long-Term Exhibitions The Noguchi Museum Art |  Special Exhibitions: Useless Architecture and Christian Boltanski, Animitas on both floors and the garden. Timed reservations are required through the museum’s website.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
Kusama: Cosmic Nature
The New York Botanical Garden - 10:00 AM Pick
National Night Out
West 234th Street - 4:00 PM Pick
Movies on the Waterfront: Aladdin (G)
Astoria Park - 8:30 PM Pick
Movies Under the Stars: Captain Marvel (PG-13)
Brooklyn War Memorial - 8:15 PM Pick
NYC Restaurant Week - Eat-In or To-Go!
Citywide - various times Pick
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