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By Sofia Pipolo

Art, music, community and reasons to celebrate. Here’s what’s happening around Astoria this May.


Museum of the Moving Image Reopens May 1st

New Yorkers are excited that The Museum of the Moving Image is returning! With dazzling ongoing exhibitions, like Envisioning 2001: Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey, you’ll want to book your tickets as soon as possible!

Photo via movingimage.us / website

Photo via movingimage.us / website

36-01 35th Ave.  |  718.777.6800  |  @movingimagenyc


Asian Pacific Islander

Heritage Month

From the Melanesian to the Polynesian islands, there’s such diverse and influential history and traditions to recognize and honor throughout the month, and there’s no better way to celebrate culture than through food. Enjoy some traditionally-inspired dishes and drinks at restaurants like SoBol, Ibiza Juice Bar and Poké Wave.

Photo via Instagram @pokewaveny

Photo via Instagram @pokewaveny

SoBol Astoria

35-04 Ditmars Blvd. | 347.474.6077


Ibiza Juice Bar

32-04 30th Ave. | 718.545.1313 | @ibizajuicebar


35 07 Bdwy. | 917.868.1084 | @pokewaveny


Astoria Park Beautification

May 15th

Spring is here, which means we’ll all be enjoying sunny days in Astoria Park! So, do your part and volunteer for the official cleanup and beautification on May 15th. Helping with horticulture, painting and litter removal will keep our favorite park safe and beautiful.

Photo via Instagram @astoriaparkalliance.org

Photo via Instagram @astoriaparkalliance.org

19th St. & 23rd Ave.



The Blues Brothers Experience May 27th

Radial Park is showing the 1980s classic musical comedy, The Blues Brothers. The one-night drive-in movie experience will feature a live band performance side-by-side with the film! Picnic spots are also available, so get your tickets for the entire family now.

Photo via Instagram @radialpark

Photo via Instagram @radialpark

27-50 1st St. | 212.586.2744 | @radialpark


National Wine Day May 25th

“Let’s celebrate over a bottle of wine” is more than just a phrase on this day. What are you drinking? Red, white or rosé? Either way, pick up a bottle, pour your glass and indulge in this fun holiday with a few friends.

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