Queens Council on the ArtsOne Forest Park @ Oak Ridge Woodhaven, NY , 347-505-3010
The Queens Council on the Arts (CQA) was established in 1966 to develop and nuture the arts in Queens by The Queens Symphony Orchestra, Queens Opera Association, Queens Borough Public Library, Oratorio Society, Queensborough Community College and St. Johns University.
QCA’s has established free concerts in the parks, developed the Queens Museum of Art, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning among other institutions. Since 1977 the Council has played a key role in directing city, state, federal, and private funds to emerging artists and organizations in Queens for the benefit of the community. QCA has awarded more than $2,000,000 in grants to artists and arts organizations; provided arts education to more than a million Queens schoolchildren; and produced and presented hundreds of exhibitions as well as guides, brochures, and maps of art sites in Queens. Its publication “The International Express – A Guide to Ethnic Communities Along the #7 Train” won a National Millennium recognition.
Queens Green Drinks, http://www.facebook.com/queens.drinks
Green Drinks is an opportunity for people who work in the environmental field to meet up at informal sessions known as Green Drinks.
The group is mix of people from NGOs, academia, government and business. Join in by just saying "are you green?" and you will be looked after. It's a great way of catching up with people you know and also for making new contacts. Everyone invites someone else along, so there’s always a different crowd, making Green Drinks an organic network.
The events are unstructured and people have found employment, made friends, developed new ideas, done deals and had fun.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with more questions.
Queens Library—Court Square Branch25-01 Jackson Avenue, 718- 937-2790
There are currently 2 branches in Western LIC; the other one is on 21st Street and a third is being built in the Queens West area of LIC on Centre Blvd.
Monday & Thursday: 12:00-7:00 pm
Wednesday & Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Queens Library—LIC Branch37-44 21 Street , 718-752-3700
There are 2 branches in Western LIC; the other one is at Court Square and a third is being built in the Queens West area of LIC.
Thursday: 1:00 pm-8:00 pm
The Library provides free wireless access, 18 public access computers, plus 15 in-library laptops providing core library services, software and databases for public use, with Internet access.