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TODAY'S FAMILY & KIDS ACTIVITIES IN QUEENS-MAY 2

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Daily activities for kids and the family are abound in Queens! Whether you want to spend the day with your children at a zoo, a museum, or just outdoors, we've got it all here. Making plans for next weekend for your family? Take a glance at the NY Metro Parents' calendar!

Broadway Romance - Queens Theatre
May 02, 2013 - Flushing

Celebrate Mom and little romance. From the creators of Broadway Rox comes this world premiere event that showcases the great love songs from Broadway' greatest hits, performed by a cast of Broadway vets.

McCarter Theatre Center presents 'Sunjata Kamalenya' - Long Island Children's Museum
May 02, 2013 - Garden City

One of the greatest legends of West African Mand? tradition is brought to life in a completely interactive experiential theater production. The tale of Sunjata is the saga of a boy who is prophesied to be the greatest king of his people, and his loving mother, who must help him to overcome the adversity of a very dangerous world of sorcery and hostility. Traditional music, costumes, and scenery set the stage for an unforgettable experience as students realize that they are not there merely to watch the production, but are being immersed and involved in helping to create the magical world of 12th century Mali.

Toddler Learning Center - Central Library
May 02, 2013 - Jamaica

Children ages 18-36 months and their parent or adult caregivers interact while playing with toys and listening to a presenter speak on parenting topics. Pre-regesteration is required.

Picture Book Storytime - South Ozone Park Library
May 02, 2013 - South Ozone Park

In this program for children ages 2 to 5 years old, kids can enjoy a morning of storytelling, singing and activities. A parent or caregiver must be present.

Tuney Tots: Music and Movement - South Ozone Park Library
May 02, 2013 - South Ozone Park

This active musical program features a variety of rhythm, balance and coordination activities, along with social skills development, for babies and young children ages 6 months to 4 years. Space is limited.

Stuff Your Own Teddy - Arverne Library
May 02, 2013 - Arverne

Children ages 2-5 will have a fun time with music, stories and stuffing their own Teddy.

Yoga in the Gardens - Old Westbury Gardens
May 02, 2013 - Old Westbury

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, will lead students through a dynamic, yet gentle, continuous flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap and towel.

'Super WHY! Live: You've Got the Power!' - Beacon Theatre
May 02, 2013 - Upper West Side

Based on the top-rated, Emmy-nominated preschool TV series that airs on PBS KIDS everyday across the US, "Super WHY Live: You've Got the Power!" brings entertainment and education together in an interactive live experience. "Super WHY Live" was written by "Super WHY" creator Angela Santomero. The TV series has a proven ability to help boost preschoolers' early literacy skills, according to research by the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. "Super WHY Live" dimensionalizes this "edu-tainment" experience for Super WHY fans in a new way. To top that off, Jack Antonoff of the Grammy-nominated band "fun." wrote and produced the live show's soundtrack. The live show was developed and is produced by S2BN Entertainment ("Yo Gabba Gabba! Live" and "Spider-Man" on Broadway), in association with Out of the Blue Enterprises. "Super WHY Live" will stop in 27 cities across the US in April and May, taking kids and parents on a live reading adventure traveling inside a book to find the answer to the question, "Who has the Greatest Super Power in the World?" The show is uplifting, entertaining, and educational. It features kids' favorite literacy-powered super heroes: Alpha Pig with "Alphabet Power," Wonder Red with "Word Power," Princess Presto with "Spelling Power," Super Why with the "Power to Read," and their puppy pal Woofster. Fans who want to sing along at the show can get a head start learning the music, as the soundtrack album, "Super WHY Live: You've Got the Power Soundtrack" from Razor & Tie is available now at iTunes, Amazon.com, and retailers nationwide.

Mother's Day Plant Sale - Queens Botanical Garden
May 02, 2013 - Flushing

Now that spring is here give Mom (or yourself) the gift of flowers for the windowsill or the garden. A great way to brighten a spring day.

Girl Scout Cookies Pop-Up - Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
May 02, 2013 - Bellerose

Have a craving for Samoas or Thin Mints? If so, don't miss the chance to get delicious cookies at this pop-up shop while supporting a local Girl Scout troop. The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led business in the country and generates immeasurable benefits for girls who participate. Through the Girl Scout Cookie Program, girls develop five essential skills that help them become strong leaders, including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. Proceeds from the Girl Scout Cookie Program in New York City remain in the five boroughs and fund the Girl Scout Leadership Experience locally. Revenue from the Girl Scout Cookie Program provides approximately 43% of the operating budget for Girl Scouts of Greater New York - so don't miss the chance to get delicious cookies while supporting your local Girl Scout troop! About the Girl Scouts of Greater New York The Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY) is New York City's largest girls-only leadership development program, reaching 26,500 girls ages 5 to 17 in every zip code of the five boroughs, two-thirds of which come from low-income homes. GSGNY serves girls in public and private schools, public housing, transitional housing, and community-based organizations with the help of over 9,000 volunteers. ,

Butterflies - Long Island Children's Museum
Through May 31, 2013 - Garden City

Come to the Inner Lobby and design your own beautiful butterfly with assorted materials to ?flutter? through your garden. This program runs through May 31.

Community Gallery - Long Island Children's Museum
Through May 31, 2013 - Garden City

Stop by the Community Gallery and view the mixed media artwork created by students from Columbus Avenue School in Freeport. This exhibit runs through May 31.

Spectacle: The Music Video - Museum of the Moving Image
Through June 16, 2013 - Astoria

This groundbreaking exhibition explores music video as an important and influential art form in contemporary culture and is the most comprehensive museum exhibition on music videos presented to date. Spectacle highlights the form's place at the forefront of creative technology, its role in pushing the boundaries of innovative production, its important role as an experimental sandbox for filmmakers, and its lasting effects on popular culture globally. The exhibition features more than 300 videos, presented alongside artifacts and interactive experiences, and will be installed in the Museum's 4,000 sq.-ft. changing exhibitions gallery, amphitheater gallery, and other spaces.

ESOL Family Literacy Class - CIET/LaGuardia Community College
Through June 20, 2013 - Long Island City

English Classes for parents with children in NYC public schools. Pre-registration is required.

ESL Classes - LaGuardia Community College
Through June 20, 2013 - Long Island City

In this class for parents with children in NYC public schools, participants will learn how to talk to their child’s teacher, prepare for parent-teacher conferences, information about homework resources and computer classes, and much more.

Family Swim - Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens
Through June 22, 2013 - Astoria

Bring the family out every Saturday and make a splash at the wonderful Aquatic Center! Family swim is a great way for the family to have fun and/or exercise. Come and spend quality time together, and enjoy the water toys!

Classic Cinema Screenings - Museum Of The Moving Image
Through June 30, 2013 - Astoria

Enjoy daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. From May 1 through June 30, see selected episodes of The Muppet Show, with a new special guest host each week.


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