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KIDS SHOWS IN QUEENS WEEK OF AUGUST 24

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Kids Shows in Queens Check out these free and low-cost family and children's shows playing the week of August 24 in Queens. See if your favorite musician will be in town and get all the details on the concert, find children's movie screenings, or just browse the theater listings to find a fun new musical or play that your family can go see together. If the weather is cooperative, you may also find outdoor concerts and performances, including outdoor movies. Whether you live in Queens or will just be visiting during the week of August 24, you'll find plenty of options to keep your kids entertained. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Queens, go to our complete calendar of events.

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DOTTY DOT!- EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED - The Secret Theatre
August 24, 2013 - Long Island City

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED This musical delight, depicts a day in the life of a very bossy little girl and her gang of quirky friends as they adventure to put on a play (which Dotty will OBVIOUSLY direct)! Filled with memorable songs, colorful characters and valuable lessons, this show can be enjoyed by children of all ages.

From Cuba to Mexico - Flushing Town Hall
August 25, 2013 - Flushing

Experience the Afro-Cuban and Latin sounds of Rhumba, Mambo, Son and Bolero. Music from Cuba, Mexico and Puerto Rico performed by Adela Dalto, a featured vocalist with Mario Bauza's Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra and Arturo O' Farrill. Dance lessons begins at 1pm, concert starts at 2pm.

Toni Braxton Concert - The Theatre at Westbury
August 25, 2013 - Westbury

Grammy and American Music Award winner Toni Braxton takes the stage to deliver a soulful heart-stirring concert. With hits �You�re Makin� Me High� and �Unbreak My Heart," you�re not going to want to miss this night of incredible music.

Toni Braxton in Concert - NYCB Theatre at Westbury
August 25, 2013 - Westbury

Singer Toni Braxton will wow the audience with fabulous vocals and an amazing stage presence.

Concert on the Green - The Shops at Atlas Park
August 27, 2013 - Glendale

Bringing dance style classic Afro-Boricua music from the barrios, Aurora & Zon del Barrio bring its foot stomping, funk based classic salsa, plena, merengue, bomba & boogalu to the corners of the Barrios where Latinos live, work and play. Creative, musically diverse in taste while resourceful in survival, Latinos from the barrio zones have sophisticated tastes in music that is not relegated to one particular genre. Zon del Barrio emerges as one of the few orchestras to express the varied genres of Latin music from the African Diaspora and the urban streets of New York. This group of veteran and young musicians is led by music journalist & historian, Aurora Flores with musical direction provided by David Fernandez, a multi-instrumentalist who defers to his almost encyclopedic knowledge of the classics for his creative arrangements.

Hoot Roots - Owl Pellet Dissection - Long Island Children's Museum
August 29, 2013 - Garden City

Get to the root of how owls eat, hunt and ingest food. Inspired by the Feasts for Beasts gallery, explore the fascinating digestive process of owls and discover the answers to these questions. Watch a live dissection of owl pellets by an animal expert and examine your own.

National Circus Project - Circus Fun Workshop - Long Island Children's Museum
August 29, 2013 - Garden City

Have you ever thought of running off with a circus? You'll need to brush up on some circus skills and LICM has got just the folks to teach you. Learn juggling, plate spinning, rope tricks, basic clowning and more from performers from National Circus Project.

National Circus Project - Solo Circus - Long Island Children's Museum
August 29, 2013 - Garden City

National Circus Project, Long Island's own center for professional circus performers is back again this summer to share the fun and artistry of the circus with LICM Theater audiences. Enjoy new circus antics every week this summer.

The Puppet Project - Long Island Children's Museum
Through August 30, 2013 - Garden City

Puppets have been crafted for thousands of years and used for storytelling around the world. Join in the fun as you design and engineer your own stick and rod puppet. Use exciting materials to build your own character as you learn how to create and operate your new creation. Develop your puppets character and learn how to perform for family and friends. This program runs through August 30.

'Pirate Pete's Parrot' - The Secret Theatre
August 31, 2013 - Long Island City

Ahoy, Matte! Climb on board and get ready for a musical adventure. This show revolves around Pirate Pete, a lovable rogue on a mission to find his beloved runaway parrot, Polly (who prefers pancakes to boring old birdseed). Music, mischief, and a boatload of laughs for both children and adults.


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