25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
Photo: courtesy of New York City Shadow Puppet Slam

Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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25 terrific things to do this week in Queens, from a Ramones tour to the Moth StorySLAM
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Thursday, July 21 1. Laugh it out at Brandon Knows Nothing, a stand-up comedy showcase where host Brandon Collins shares things he actually does know. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., Long Island City), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Find hope at the screening of “Reunification,” Alvin Tsang’s film examining his family’s immigration to Los Angeles from Hong […]

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Three adorable owlets hatched at the Queens Zoo
Photo: Julie Larsen Maher/Queens Zoo

New cute feathery residents have arrived at the Queens Zoo. Three burrowing owl owlets hatched at the Wildlife Conservation Society of the Queens Zoo located at 53-51 111th St. in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. These owlets (Athene cunicularia)  hatched sometime between late May and early June and came out of their burrows in mid-June, according to the zoo. In the beginning of May, […]

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Get free tennis lessons for your kids at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Wednesday
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The Parks Department will serve up free tennis lessons to aspiring players on Wednesday at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. CityParks Tennis will teach kids ages 6 to 16 how to serve, return and rally in an effort to “promote physical fitness while building self-confidence,” according to a press release. Players of all skill levels are […]

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25 things to do in Queens this week, from a craft bazaar to a robotics workshop
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Thursday, July 14 1. Build yummy alliances at the Flux Interdependence Day BBQ: bring grillables or side dishes to this monthly potluck and hear talks on food ethics, building community, and more. Flux Factory (39-31 29th St., LIC), 8 p.m., FREE. 2. Stay up late to giggle at Comedy & Karaoke with Josh Darsky, a […]

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