“Summer Exhibition,” with works by more than 50 artists in various media from painting to sculpture, photography and more. Through Fri., July 27, The Factory LIC, 30-30 47 Ave., Long Island City. Free. Info: (718) 392-0722, licartsopen.com.
“Timberline,” with works by Nicholas Arbatsky that appear to float above the printed surface, just out of range of the viewer’s focus. Through Sat., June 29, Topaz Arts, 55-03 39 Ave., Woodside. Free. Info: (718) 505-0440, topazarts.org.
“Flowering Trees of Victorian Richmond Hill,” with paintings of homes and gardens done en plein air by Irene Buszko. Through Sun., June 30, 1-4 p.m. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38 Ave., Flushing. Suggested donation $2. Info: (718) 359-6227, vomuseum.org.
“World Involution,” with works by Colombia native Rocard Cardenas Mo that evoke the countryside while grappling with encroaching urbanism. Through Sun., July 7, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. $5 sug., free students, teens. Info/RSVP: (718) 463-7700, flushingtownhall.org.
“Closed for Installation,” with overlooked everyday objects like bulletin boards, park benches and water fountains remade by Fiona Connor; and “More or Less Bone,” a monumental work in fiberglass and paint by Jean-Luc Moulene. Through Mon., July 29, SculptureCenter, 44-19 Purves St., Long Island City. $10 suggested; $5 students. Info: (718) 361-1750, sculpture-center.org.
“Escape: Celebrating the Great Outdoors,” with paintings created en plein air that represent the artists’ intimate communion with the landscape, including Emilie Lee’s “Indian Creek Canyon,” above; with a portion of proceeds going to The Nature Conservancy. Thu., June 27 (opening reception 6-9 p.m.)-Thu., Sept. 5, Eleventh Street Arts, 46-06 11 St., Long Island City. Free. Info: (718) 392-5164, eleventhstreetarts.com. emilie lee
“Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan,” with more than 80 works by the artists and friends Isamu Noguchi and Saburo Hasegawa who sought to make modern art through “true development” of Japanese traditions. Through Sun., July 14, The Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33 Road, Long Island City. $10; $5 seniors, students; NYC HS students, kids under 12 free. Info: (718) 204-7088, noguchi.org.
“Hope is the Thing with Feathers: Art of the Natural World,” with works in multiple media from around the world, from the days of ancient Egypt to modern times. Through Thu., July 11, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. Free. Info: (718) 997-4747, gtmuseum.org.
“Hand & I,” with embroidered works by 19 artists that address climate, race, gender, immigration, and the U.S. prison system, in “a cri de coeur for social justice.” Through Sun., July 14, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, 11-03 45 Ave., Long Island City. Free. Info: (718) 937-6317, dorsky.org.
“Urban Dance,” with photographs that capture the global dynamics and transforming experience of cities worldwide. Through Sun., July 21, The Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave., Long Island City. Free. Info: (347) 848-0030, licartists.org.
“Tree of Life,” with nearly 40 works by 9 artists meant to convey peace and harmony, all for sale, with a portion of he proceeds to benefit the Pittsburgh synagogue of the same name where 11 were killed and 7 wounded in an Oct. 2018 shooting. Through Thu., Aug. 1, Red Pipe Cafe, 71-60 Austin St., Forest Hills. Free. Info: (718) 224-8359, bit.ly/2GAm0Nk
Broadway in the Boros, with cast members and musicians from the productions “Be More Chill” and “The Prom” performing. Fri., June 28, 12-1 p.m., 77 St. and 37 Road, Jackson Heights. Free. Info: (212) 337-6700, on.nyc.gov/2LcRCML.
Concert on the Green: A Symphonic Salute to America, with the Queens Symphony Orchestra honoring the nation through music. Sun., June 30, 3-4:30 p.m., George Seuffert Sr. Bandshell, Forest Park Drive, Forest Park. Free. Info: (718) 570-0909, queenssymphony.org.
“Ida y Vuelta” by Maureen Choi, right, with the violinist and her band, Mario Carrillo on bass, Michael Olivera on Drums and Daniel Garcia on piano, performing music from their new album, “Theia.” Sat., June 29, 9 p.m., Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst. $15; free kids under 13. Info: (347) 808-0518, terraza7.com. courtesy photo
Jazz Jam, the monthly event led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, with all musicians and vocalists welcome to join in. Wed., July 3, 7-10 p.m., Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Free to play or sing; $10 to listen; free students and teens. Info: (718) 463-7700, flushingtownhall.org.
“Cielo,” the 2018 documentary meditating on the beauty of the heavens above Chile using time-lapse cameras. Wed., July 3, 7 p.m. (cultural performances and food offerings; movie at nightfall), Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City. Free. Info: (718) 956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org.
“Apollo 11: First Steps Edition,” an exclusive version for science centers and museums of the 2019 documentary about the mission that landed men on the moon for the first time 50 years ago, with never-before-seen footage. Daily through Tue., Jan. 21, 2020, 3 p.m., New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111 St., Corona. $6; $5 kids, students, seniors, plus admission: $16; $13 seniors, kids, students with ID. Info: (718) 699-0005, nysci.org.
Boulevard Film Festival IV, with blocks of short films of all kinds, from documentaries to comedies and more. Thu.-Sun., June 27-30, various times, Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside. $10 per block; closing party free. Info: (718) 729-3880, thaliatheatre.org.
Autism Access Morning, with families who have members on the autism spectrum getting early access to the Museum of the Moving Image before the general public, to explore exhibits and participate in art-making projects. Sat., July 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m., 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria. $5; free kids under 3. Info: (718) 777-6888, movingimage.us.
Butterflies and Moths of Jamaica Bay, a slide program and walk seeking pollinators and learning about their behavior and the plants they depend on, led by Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society. Sat., June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Center, 175-10 Cross Bay Blvd., Broad Channel. Free. Info: (718) 318-4340, nps.gov/gate/planyourvisit.
Korean Community, with shops, churches and food; and Chinese Community, with unusual real estate developments, food and more, both led by Borough Hisorian Jack Eichenbaum. Fri., June 28 (Korean), meeting outside The Coop, 132-42 39 Ave.; and Sat., June 29 (Chinese), both 6-8 p.m., meeting by the elevators, Sky View mall, Roosevelt Ave. and College Point Blvd. Each $20. Info/registration (req’d): (718) 961-8406, geognyc.com, email@example.com.
Kew Gardens and Maple Grove Cemetery, a historic exploration led by NYC tour guide Jo-Anne Raskin. Sat., June 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., meeting at 81-28 Lefferts Blvd. $25. Info: (347) 878-6614, friendsofmaplegrove.org.
Traditions Festival, with food, music, art and crafts from the 18th century to modern times, from America, the Phillipines, Mexico, Korea and more. Fri.-Sun., June 28-30, 12-4 p.m., King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. Free. Info: (718) 206-0545, kingmanor.org.
°Coronate!, a cultural celebration with live music, art-making workshops, face painting, storytelling, an immigration and wellness resource fair and more. Sat., June 29, 12-6 p.m. (certain events at certain times), Corona Plaza, 40-04 National St. Free. Info: (718) 592-9700, queensmuseum.org.
Flushing World’s Fair, with food crawl, workshops, family fun, forum and more. Fri.-Sat., June 28-29, 12-4 p.m., various locations. Free. Info: bit.ly/2LejFLU.
Trip to Resorts Casino, in Atlantic City, NJ, sponsored by the Sisterhood of Forest Park Jewish Center. Mon., July 1 (and each first Mon. of the month except Labor Day), departing Lindenwood Shopping Center, 84 St. and 153 Ave., 9 a.m.; also Woodhaven Blvd. at Forest Park Drive, 9:15 a.m. $50 with $25 giveback. Info: Sharon, (917) 292-8732; Phyllis, (917) 601-2234.
Life drawing, with a live nude model, free drinks, music, no judgments, no skeptical eyes. Each Thu., 6:30 p.m., The Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave., Long Island City. $10. Info: (347) 848-0030, licartists.org.
Beginner’s Spanish, so you too can say, “Yo hablo el Espa–ol.” Each Tue., Fri., 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road. Free. Info: (718) 268-5960.
Knit & Crochet Club, with participants meeting up to share techniques and patterns and bringing their own supplies. Each Fri., 10:30 a.m., Howard Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave. Free. Info: (718) 641-7086, queenslibrary.org.
Public speaking sessions, sponsored by the Jade Toastmasters Club. Each first and third Wed. of the month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Aloha Abacus Math, 41-25 Kissena Blvd., #103, Flushing (press “0” at elevator). Free. Info: Denise Zayas, (718) 888-9215, firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church Flea Market, outdoors, with 160 vendors. Every Sat.-Sun. until Nov., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Union Tpke. and Parsons Blvd.-150 St., Jamaica. Info: (718) 969-3226.
Richmond Hill, 117-09 Hillside Ave., every Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Largest flea market in Queens. Info: (347) 709-7661, richmondhillfleamarket.com.
Israeli folk dancing, with instruction for beginners, in a fun, welcoming atmosphere. Each Mon., 7:30 p.m. (beginners’ instruction); 8:30-10 p.m. (intermediate dances), Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows. $10. Info: (718) 380-4145, hillcrestjc.org.
Saturday night dance and pasta night, with hot buffet dinner, a live DJ playing classics, oldies, top 40 Italian and Latin music, food, raffle and more. Sat., June 29, 8 p.m.-12 a.m., Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. $15. Info: (718) 478-3100.
Yoga and tai chi, with participants enjoying classes in sun or shade. Yoga: each Sat., 9:30-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; each Sun., 10-11 a.m.; tai chi: each Sun., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; both through Sept. 15, Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City. Free. Info: (718) 956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org.
Howard Beach Senior Center, with exercise classes every weekday except Thu., varying times; dances with a DJ and hot lunch every Tue., 12-3 p.m.; art classes every Thu., 9:30-11:30 a.m., 12:30-2:30 p.m.; intro to sign language every Fri., 10-11:30 a.m.; karaoke every Wed., 1-3 p.m.; monthly book club; and more, 155-55 Crossbay Blvd. Info: (718) 738-8100.
Knitting and crocheting class, to learn a new skill or share an idea for a craft project, by Jamaica Senior Program for Older Adults. Each Thu., 10:30-11:30 a.m., T. Jackson Adult Center, 92-47 165 St. Info: (718) 657-6500, jspoa.org.
Queens AARP Chorus, which sings at nursing homes and AARP events, seeks retired people to join. Rehearsals each Fri., 11 a.m., Clearview Selfhelp Center, 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside. Info: email@example.com.
Alcoholics Anonymous, daily meetings around Queens for those with a drinking problem. Info: (718) 520-5021, queensaa.org.
PTSD for veterans and service members: Reach out to a anonymous support group in your area. Info: 1 (800) 273-8255.
Co-Dependents Anonymous (women only) meetings every Fri., 10-11:45 a.m., Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center, Father Freely Hall, 85-18 61 Road, Rego Park.
Free peer-led community mental health group, held by Recovery International. Each Mon., 6-7:45 p.m., Howard Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave. Info: Certified Peer Specialist Holly Weiss, (347) 906-1260.
Bereavement groups for assistance dealing with loss and the process towards healing, with others experiencing similar situations. Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills. Registration req’d. Info: (718) 268-5011, ext. 160, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monthly bereavement group, for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one, with informative handouts and light refreshments provided. Wed., May 8 and each second Wed. of the month, 2:30-4 p.m., Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72 St. Free. Info: (718) 335-6049, maspethtownhall.org.