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Learn to play the music that you love. Sage Music’s unique ARPEGGIO® lesson system guarantees you great customer service and effective lessons focused on your personal goals. Adults and kids welcome on all musical instruments and voice. Sage Music™ is twice voted best art school in Queens, and honored the Small Business Administration for excellence.


Queens Paideia School is an independent K-8 school that implements widely accepted tenets of educational theory and current research pertaining to how children learn best. Because of our 6:1 student-teacher ratio, we are able to focus on students’ academic and personal development, resulting in competent and confident learners.


Students at the LIC School of Ballet learn the value of hard work, attention to detail, experience the pride of accomplishment and the joy of performing. We focus on developing strong technique and physical conditioning while fostering an appreciation for the performing arts. LICSB is recognized as one of the foremost dance programs in Queens, New York.


Whether your child is an aspiring performer, or just wants to build confidence and make new friends, the Secret Theatre Academy provides a fun and safe environment for every skill level. Each class begins with warm-up games, and continues with an exploration of simple techniques on how to build a character, to deliver a monologue, to work as a team for group scenes, as well as rehearsal for the final showcase. Each semester, we conclude with showcases featuring our students.


Learn Olympic Weightlifting, Powerlifting, and foundational Strength Training at JDI Barbell, which focuses exclusively on training and education of strength sports. JDI brings the element of competition and community to strength training – members challenge and push each other in a way that a coach could never do alone. JDI provides the highest caliber programming and technique-focused coaching for all levels of skill and experience.


Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge (BKBQB) is LIC’s adventure lifestyle hub. With climbing and fitness instruction, after-school and summer camps, community events, and meetups for social and interest groups, we serve as a platform for our diverse community to express their full potential. At BKBQB, we are becoming superhuman together.


Sharing their passion for languages and education, La Caravane FrancoFun brings the best French immersion programs in Western Queens (and beyond) by creating a lively community around the Francophone world. La Caravane offers innovative immersion programs for kids and adults taught in a joyful, fun and stress-free environment. All teachers are French native speakers.


Learn to draw or paint with renowned artist, Donna Levinstone. Classes and private lessons are offered to adults and kids of all skill levels. 


Connecting you to quality education and activity programs in Queens, NY.

Long Island City has become a premiere center for quality education and activity programs for the discerning learner.  No other place in NYC offers this variety of exceptional educational programs in such close proximity—their synergy and impact have fostered exceptional growth in many children and adults in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and beyond.

It’s why so many people in and around Queens turn to them when it’s time to choose the best learning settings for their children and themselves. We want to make it easy for you to connect. 


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Education and Activity Open House

January 12, 2019. 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Queens Learns invites you to an open house featuring demonstrations, hands-on activities for children, workshops for adults, and talks to share our secrets for learning success. The event is free and open to the public. 

Open House Details – Come Ready To Learn

When:   January 12, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where:  LIC Art Center,  44-02 23rd St, 2nd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101
E/M/G/7 to Court Square/23 St. · F to 21 St/Queensbridge · N/R/W to Queensboro Plaza (Google Directions)

Who:      Free and open to anyone who is interested in learning. Activities and programs for adults and children. 

Drop-in Activities

  • Sage Music: Instrument Try Out – Try out any instrument–guitar, piano, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, saxophone, drums, and more. (Adults welcome to try, too!). Meet the Founder and Faculty.
  • LIC School of Ballet: Introductory Kids Dance Class at 1:30 p.m.
  • Queens Paideia: Chat with the Founders and Learning Managers about successful learning

Scheduled Activities

1:00 p.m.   Doors Open

2:00 p.m.   Queens Paideia School: How Can We Teach Our Children Problem Solving?
2:30 p.m.   Donna Levinstone: Creating from Imagination (adults and children)
3:00 p.m.   Sage Music: Help Your Children Learn Music Well (for parents and caregivers)
3:30 p.m.   Queens Paideia School: Maximizing Middle School in Preparation for High School
4:00 p.m.   Secret Theatre Academy: Drama Workshop
4:30 p.m.   Sage Music: How to Learn Music the Easy Way (for adults)

What can you learn about at our Open House?

Music Lessons personalized for all ages at Sage Music School, Acting at Secret Theatre Academy, Ballet at LIC School of Ballet, K-8 Individualized and enriched education at Queens Paideia School, French language instruction for kids and adults at La Caravane FrancoFun, Art for children and adults, group or private, by Donna Levinstone, Rock Climbing at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge, and Preschool with various programs.