Please check the NYC Protest and Political Events Calendar for a comprehensive list of events happening around the city. Below we highlight local events in Queens as well as major city-, state-, and nation-wide events.


Tuesday, July 18 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Real Politics 101 with Ben Yee (Secretary of the Manhattan Democratic Party and State Committeeman for the 66th Assembly District)
Organized by: Hearts Across Astoria and New Queens Democrats
Location: The Art House Astoria Conservatory For Music and Art, 23-35 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106
Tickets: here (sliding scale $5 – $40)

Wednesday, July 19 (7:00 pm)
Town Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio
Organized by: Council Member Costa Constantinides with Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Michael Gianaris, and Assembly Member Aravella Simotas for Council District 22
Location: P.S. 70 Queens, 30-44 43rd Street, Astoria, NY 11103
RSVP required: or 212.748.0281

Thursday, July 20 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
The Means to End Police Violence: A Fundraiser for Justice Committee (JC)
Organized by: Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) – NYC
Location: Verso Books, 20 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY, 11201
Ticketshere (sliding scale $25 – $100)

Saturday, July 22 (12:00 – 4:00 pm)
NY Indivisible Day in the Park
Organized by: NY Indivisible
Location: Cedar Hill in Central Park (enter at E 79th Street), New York, NY 10075

Saturday, July 22 (2:00 – 4:00 pm)
NYCIA Council meeting – 2017 elections
Location: TBD

Saturday, July 22 (12:00 – 3:00 pm)
Protecting Abortion Access: History & Future of Clinic Defense
Organized by: NYC for Abortion Rights
Location: Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, 2180 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10035

Monday, July 24 (5:00 – 7:00 pm)
Medicaid for All March
Organized by: Resisters
Location: Union Square South Plaza, E 14th Street, New York, NY 10003

Saturday, July 29 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Queens ‘Right to Know’ Canvas Day
Organized by: Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) – NYC
Location: Steinway Street & Broadway, Astoria, NY 11103, Astoria, NY 11103