It’s In Queens This Weekend

Andrea Brachfeld Jazz Quartet

Tonight at 8 p.m.

Brachfeld received the New Jazz Works Grant from Chamber Music America and the Doris Duke Foundation in 2017. The work consists of nine “Amazing Grace” compositions.

Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.,

Queens Beer Festival

Saturday and Sunday

The event will feature roughly 50 distinct beverages from about 25 local craft breweries. Musicians will perform live music. Tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir mug.

LIC Flea & Food at 5-25 46th Ave. in LIC

NYC Cupcake Run

Saturday at 10:15 a.m.

The Cupcake Run is a 3.1-mile race that includes eating three cupcakes along the way. A portion of the proceeds goes to NYC Cares. The race starts at 11 a.m.

Meet at Ditmars Boulevard between 19th Street and Shore Boulevard in Astoria Park

Queensboro Dance Festival

With Special Guest Rioult

Saturday at 8 p.m.

Sunday at 4 p.m.

Several local dance companies will perform, including Jamaica’s Vissi Dance Theater, Woodside’s Q&A Productions, Jackson Heights’ Flamenco Latino, Astoria’s SUNPROJECT and Long Island City’s Rastro Dance Company.

Queens Theatre at 14 United Nations Ave. S. in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Ecuadorian Music

Saturday at 8 p.m.

The concert features music that blends Indigenous, European and African genres performed by

six solo artists and the folklore group Inti Andino.

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts Theatre at 35-12 35th Ave. in Astoria

It’s Electric

Saturday at 11 a.m.

Learn how the sun can power a car during this workshop with

EmPower Solar on the basics of energy, electricity, electric vehicles, and batteries. Alley Pond

Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, .

‘Archipelago New York’

Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

Author Thomas Halaczinsky presents his book ‘Archipelago New York.’ Halaczinsky takes readers aboard a sailboat for a photographic and literary tour of more than 70 islands. His course follows the route of Adriaen Block, the first European who sailed and mapped the area in 1614.

Kingsland Homestead at 143-35 37th Ave. in Flushing

Walking Tour of Jamaica

Saturday at 12 p.m.

King Manor Museum caretaker Roy Fox explores and explains the neighborhood’s unique history.

Science on Screen Series

Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

This annual series runs until March 2019 with periodic screenings of films, including “Space Odyssey: The Making of a Masterpiece” and “2001: A Space Odyssey.”

Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Ave. in Astoria

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch


11 a.m.

The Autumn celebration features live music, petting zoo, face painting, tours, garden-and-composting demonstrations, craft-and-food vendors, a beer-and-wine garden and a pumpkin patch.

Queens Botanical Garden at 43-50 Main St. in Flushing

Marilyn Maye: A Piece A Cake

Sunday at 3 p.m.

Maye is a singer, actress, director, arranger, educator and Grammy-nominated recording artist. She celebrates her 90th birthday on stage with the American Songbook. Comedian Chris Monty opens the show.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center at 222-05 56th Ave. in Bayside

How Does She Do It?

Sunday at 3 p.m.

The Queens World Film Festival and New York Women in Film and Television present a panel discussion with female professionals who discuss how to navigate the entertainment industry. Museum of the Moving Image at 36 01 35th Ave. in Astoria

Sunnyside-Astoria Walking Tour

Sunday at 12 p.m.

The tour will explore Sunnyside Gardens, one of NYC’s first planned communities, and visit the former Madison Square Garden Bowl site. Attendees will also check out the Mathews flats, handsome apartment buildings built between 1915 and 1930. The tour finishes with a

presentation at the Quinn Building.

Meet under the Queens Boulevard viaduct at the 46th Street Station in Sunnyside

World’s Fair Walks

Sunday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Participate in Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s last free, guided history tour of the year.

Meet at the Unisphere

Body-Based Creative Process

Sunday at 1 p.m.

FTH Space Grantee Huiwang Zhang leads this movement workshop. Each participant delves into creative and choreographic processes through body-based games and verbal communication.

Flushing Town Hall at 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Center of Attention

Sunday at 4 p.m.

Visitors engage in a conversation about Jorge Palacios’ exhibiting sculpture “Balance and Inertia.”

The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Rd. in LIC

Indigenous People’s Day

Sunday at 1 p.m.

The event features presentations from the Matinnecok, White Apache and

Passamaquoddy tribes. The celebration also hosts the premier of the KIWE/UAQUE dance performance, choreographed and directed by Cristina Cortés and Donna Ahmadi, and an artist talk with artist Camille Hoffman and Ramapough Lenape tribe member Two Cloud.

Queens Museum, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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