Weekend Roundup: Dancing in the garden, grilling tips, and motown classics


Summer weekends in Queens is always quite the variety show. This weekend, you can hear comedians rant and rave, groove to soulful tunes in the park, and get Dad great on the grill, to name a few of the events going on this weekend. Check out our events calendar for even more.

Music in the Garden Series: BodyArtDance

A site-specific “roving dance tour” roves around the Queens Botanical Garden on Saturday at 6pm. The event is free with Garden Admission.

Free comedy starring Ben Kronberg from Jimmy Kimmel

“Shoot the Shite” comedy presented by Ray DeVito (Asylum.com), Ben Kronberg (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Nick Cobb (Comedy Cental), and Tim Dimond (Pittsburgh Comedy Festival) on Saturday from 8-10 pm at The Creek & the Cave.

Jackson Heights Greenmarket

Shop for seasonal produce (the strawberries are in season) on Sunday from 8am-3pm in Jackson Heights.

Father’s Day grilling workshop

Dad can learn some new grilling tricks of the trade on Sunday from 2-4pm on Socrates Sculpture Park.

Motown concert

Hear your favorite Soul and R&B classics at the George Seuffert Bandshell on Sunday at 5pm.


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