May 29, Memorial Day Paddle, 1 pm to 4 pm. The LIC Community Boathouse offers kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting). People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer. No prior boating experience is required, and well-behaved dogs are also welcome. Free. Departs from Socrates Sculpture Park Beach at Hallets Cove, LIC.
May 19-21. Participants are inspired to come write for a few hours in local coffee houses, parks, homes, art galleries, museums, and other community settings. There are prompts and themes to inspire your writing and every site is different. Find out more at www.itsinqueens.com 📝🖊#Queenswrites#itsinqueens
May 14, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, 7 pm. This Pakistani megastar of Qawwali, a devotional music of the Muslim Sufis, does a sit-down performance with saxophone, guitar, tabla, keyboard, drums, and base guitar. $39-$259. Colden Auditorium at Queens College, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing: http://on.nyc.gov/2q3JuV1. #rfak