May and June Events

Out Astoria has an exciting summer shaping up! Please join us the Queens Pride kickoff party plus AIDS Walk NY, mixers, dinners, book club and running club.

Friday May 18  –  OA Mixer at Cafe Bar, 8 pm onwards. 34th Ave and 36th St. Well drinks $4, 8 to 9pm, $5 afterwards; free shot for OA members; beer and sangria specials.

Sunday May 20  –  AIDS Walk NY, 10 am. Central Park

Tuesday May 29  –  OA Book Club, 7:30 – 9 pm. “The Filter Bubble: How the new personalized web is changing what we read and how we think”, by Eli Pariser.
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Thursday May 31  –  2nd Annual Queens Pride Kickoff Party, 6 – 9 pm. Studio Square, 35-33 36th St. Drink specials, no cover.

Sunday June 3:

Queens Pride Barefoot Brunch,  11 am – 4 pm,  Novo Restaurant and Lounge, 78-23 37th Ave., Jackson Heights. Drink specials featuring Barefoot Bubbly
Queens Pride Festival, 11 am – 6 pm, 75th Ave and 37th Road
Queens Pride Parade, 12 pm, 37th Avenue from 84th Street to 75th Street, Jackson Heights

every Sunday – OA Running Club, 12 pm, Astoria Park Running Track, 18th St and Astoria Park South. (Will meet on June 3; will not meet on June24)

Looking ahead – some events subject to change

June 15        OA mixer
June 19        OA dinner
June 23        Pride Run, Central Park
June 24        NYC Pride
June 30        OA Book Club: “Mapp and Lucia” by E.F. Benson