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A Conversation with Meg Cotner, author of Food Lovers’ Guide to® Queens about things to do in Astoria and nearby during the summer. June 11, 2015

June 11, 2015


First, without Meg Cotner‘s invaluable help, tonight’s show and this blog entry would not have been possible.

Let’s get right into it. Below you’ll find many links that will help you to find out what’s happening in Astoria and environs this summer.

Here are a number websites that may interest you:

CLICK HERE for what will be your most important guide: We Heart Astoria’s post: 50+ Things To Do This Summer in Astoria & Long Island City

CLICK HERE for Astoria Park Pool

CLICK HERE for Astoria Park FestivalAstoria_Park_Carnival-e1432216798991-522x658

CLICK HERE for Movies on the Waterfront at Astoria Park

CLICK HERE for Concerts on the Waterfront at Astoria Park

CLICK HERE for Astoria’s Annual Independence Celebration (FIREWORKS!!) will be held on Tuesday, June 30

CLICK HERE for information about seeing the Macy’s firework display on July 4th

street-fairCLICK HERE for information about STREET FAIRS

CLICK HERE for information about Queens Night Market

CLICK HERE for information about SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK Greenmarket

CLICK HERE for general information concerning Socrates Sculpture Parks other programs including Yoga, Tai Chi, Composting, Classes for young and the less young and other programs

CLICK HERE for The Noguchi Museum

CLICK HERE for The LIC Community Boathouse

CLICK HERE for Kayaking and Canoeing at Socrates Sculpture Park Beach at Movies-on-the-Waterfront-2015-522x793Hallets Cove

CLICK HERE for The East River Ferry

CLICK HERE for Summer Solstice Celebration @ SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

CLICK HERE for Socrates Sculpture Park Metropolitan Opera Recital

Waterfront-Concert-Series-2015-522x810CLICK HERE for information on a public reading of Queens-based writers at Socrates Sculpture Park on July 11, 2015

CLICK HERE for Summer Solstice Live Music @ Astoria Heights Playground

CLICK HERE for MoMA PS1’s Warm Up Dance Party Every Saturday 6/27—9/5/15

CLICK HERE for events at Uke Hut 36-01 36th Avenue, Astoria

CLICK HERE for WEDNESDAY NITE Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park


CLICK HERE for MMI The Rocky Horror Picture Show Experience

CLICK HERE for MMI general film information

CLICK HERE for MMI Sensory Stories Related Programs: The Storytelling Screen-Shot-2015-05-24-at-5.46.08-PM-522x537Renaissance: New Tools, Platforms, and Experiences

CLICK HERE for at Movies on LIC’s Waterfront Movies start at sunset, 2015 SEASON

CLICK HERE for ROOFTOP FILMS with venues in Manhattan, Astoria, Brooklyn and even Chicago!

CLICK HERE for the 5th annual Pie Eating Contest, June 28th @ The Astor Bake Shop (scroll down)

CLICK HERE for Find Waldo in Astoria July 2015

Some past (or sold out) events that seemed of interest:

Crab-Boil-960x400CLICK HERE for the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Butcher Paper Dinners

CLICK HERE for the 11th Annual Saw Music Festival2015SawFest_1up-232x300

CLICK HERE for the American Folk Art Museum Block Party

Please tune in tonight at 7pm to my radio program Graffiti to listen to my conversation with Meg Cotner on Hellenic Public Radio, WNYE, 91.5 fm. Or click here to listen on-line at the HPR website.

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