9 Things To Do in Your Queens Neighborhood This Weekend

By  Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska Katie Honan and Jeanmarie Evelly | April 28, 2016 3:31pm | Updated March 30, 2017 3:41pm

 Get into this Spanish dance tradition at Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana in Midtown.
Get into this Spanish dance tradition at Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana in Midtown.
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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

All Weekend


Where: Thalia Spanish Theatre , 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside 
When: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m.

Catch the last three performances of this show, which feature Flamenco music, song and dance. Tickets are $40 or $37 for students and seniors. 

Tattoo Expo

Where: Resorts World Casino New York City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Jamaica
When: Friday, 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Saturday, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Sunday: 12 to 8 p.m.

The expo features 250 international tattoo artists from the U.S., Portugal, Italy, France and the U.K. along with vendors, collectors and models. There will also be live entertainment and tattoo contest with cash prizes. Daily passes cost $25, which can be purchased here, while weekend passes are $55. Guests must be 18 years or older to enter the expo.

► Havana Film Festival

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
When: Various times

The 18th annual festival brings a variety of films from Latin America, with screenings across the city. In Queens, films will be played throughout the weekend at the Museum of the Moving Image.

Friday, March 31

Indo-Caribbean Women’s Empowerment Summit

Where: Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
When: 6 p.m.

Enjoy cultural performances and a discussion with activists, artists and academics, presented by the Jahajee Sisters. The event is free.

Saturday, April 1

► Soapmaking Workshop

Where: Q.E.D, 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria
When: 12 to 2 p.m.

Learn how to make your own vegan soap from scratch during this class, which includes two bars of soap you can keep. Tickets are $40, and participants should bring gloves and wear old clothes.

Hands-On History: Handkerchief Maker

Where: King Manor Museum, Rufus King Park, 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica
When: 1 to 4 p.m.

Take your family to this free workshop and create a handkerchief like women of Rufus King’s time by using simple embroidery techniques. 

'Night Bird Song: The Incandescent Life of Thomas Chapin' Screening 

Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
When: 7 p.m.

Thomas Chapin was a sax and flute master from Jackson Heights who died 20 years ago just before his 40th birthday — and before he could make a larger mark in the world of jazz, according to filmmaker Stephanie J. Castillo. An extended edit of her film will screen for free at Flushing Town Hall.

Thomas Sauer in Recital

Where: The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
When: 7:30 p.m.

This internationally acclaimed concert pianist and chamber musician performs Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Chang and others. There will be a reception after the concert. Tickets are $20. 

Sunday, April 2

Orchestra Now Free Concert

Where: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, 31-10 Thomson Ave., E-241, Long Island City
When: 3 p.m.

Bard College’s Orchestra Now will perform this free concert with works by Philip Glass, Herrmann, and Harris as well as a symphony based on the David Bowie album “Low.”

These listings were compiled by DNAinfo Queens reporters Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, Katie Honan and Jeanmarie Evelly.