Poetry Writing Workshop - Barnes and Noble- Utopia Center
November 26, 2012 - Fresh Meadows
Budding poets looking to perfect their craft can join poets Bob Trabold and Amanda Konstantine Perlmutter for constructive feedback in a personalized setting.
Toddler Time - Central Library
November 26, 2012 - Jamaica
Children ages 18 - 35 months and their caregivers can enjoy meet for weekly story times with a children's librarian. Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities, and lots of fun. Preregister online.
SAT-ACT Strategy Session - Pomonok Library
November 26, 2012 - Flushing
College-bound teens can get familiar with the content of the exams and walk through some sample questions with a expert instuctors. They will learn some of the best test-taking tips and strategies to help them boost their scores. This event is free, but registration is required. Reserve a seat at PrincetonReview.com/Events or call 800-273-8439. This is event #87934.
Kids Club - Hillcrest Library
November 27, 2012 - Flushing
Kids Club is just for you: a free, fun program that offers something new and different to do for children ages 8-12.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Support Group - Howard Beach Library
November 27, 2012 - Howard Beach
This is a local support group for people suffering from multiple sclerosis. Family members and caregivers are also welcome. The group meets every second and fourth Tuesday the each month.
ABA Child Learning Series-Language and Communication - Quality Services for the Autism Community
November 27, 2012 - Astoria
QSAC hosts a support group for parents and caregivers of persons with autism or pervasive developmental disorder facilitated by a trained social worker. These Support Groups
provide a forum for parents to share the successes, disappointments, and anxieties that arise from caring for a child with autism (offered in English and Spanish).
Manga Workshops with Ivan Velez - Baisley Park Library
November 27, 2012 - Jamaica
Do you love Manga, that popular comic book form from Japan? Kids and teens learn to build their own Manga stories in their own Manga style, taught by a professional cartoonist.
Storytime - Barnes and Noble- Utopia Center
November 28, 2012 - Fresh Meadows
Parents can foster the love of reading in their little ones each week. Different authors and themes will be featured. Note that the weekly Wednesday Storytimes have replaced the weekly Tuesday Storytimes.
Basic Design & Animation - Arverne Library
November 28, 2012 - Arverne
Calling future animators! Teens can show off their creativity and artists flair when they learn how to create logos and animations via PowerPoint.
Mother Goose - Windsor Park Library
November 29, 2012 - Bayside
Children ages 8 to 23 months, can enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays. Preregistration is required.
Storytime - East Elmhurst Library
November 29, 2012 - East Elmhurst
Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers can enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.
Story Time - Hollis Library
November 29, 2012 - Hollis
Children ages 3 and up can enjoy listening to wonderful stories.
Picture Book Storytime - Lefferts Library
November 29, 2012 - Richmond Hill
Children ages 2 to 5 years can enjoy stories, songs, and dancing. A parent or other caregiver must be present.
Preschool Storytime - Pomonok Library
November 29, 2012 - Flushing
Young childrend ages 3-5 can enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Picture Books for Preschoolers - Forest Hills Library
November 29, 2012 - Forest Hills
Children ages 3 to 5 and their parents or other adult caregiver will hear great stories and rhymes, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and do movement activities. Preschoolers develop their language, early literacy, and school readiness skills while having fun. Preregistration begins at 2pm in the Children's Area.
Compost your Food Scraps! - Queens Public Library at Steinway
Through November 30, 2012 - Astoria
Parents can teach their children about sustainability by modeling green behaviors like composting. Simply bring your food scraps including fruit and vegetable scraps like peels, skins, or seeds), coffee grounds (including the paper filter), tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, plain bread, and pasta (no toppings) to the weekly food waste drop off location. The Western Queens Compost Initiative will turn the rest of your food waste into a nutrient-rich compost.
Children's Storytime - Arverne Library
November 30, 2012 - Arverne
Children and their caregivers can enjoy stories, music, and crafts.
Lego World Builders - Glendale Library
November 30, 2012 - Glendale
Children ages 6 and up can show their creativity and enjoy building projects.
Toddler Storytime - Forest Hills Library
November 30, 2012 - Forest Hills
Toddlers 18 to 35 months and their parents or adult caregivers may enjoy listening to picture books, singing songs, learning fingerplays, and joining in lively movement games, all while developing vocabulary and social skills. Preregistration is required.
Holiday Kids' Bazaar in Astoria - Minoas Cretan Social Club
December 01, 2012 - Astoria
Come shop for unique items and beautiful hand-crafted gifts for children created by talented local artisans and designers, at this bazzar sponsored by The Story Nook Children's Bookstore and babyNOIR Boutique. A portion of the funds that day will be raised for the Queens Library. In addition The Story Nook will be showcasing a wonderful selection of educational book/toy gifts and babyNOIR with their new winter children's clothing line, a local photographer will have a photo corner set up for kids’ portrait session,raffles, live music and more.
Sea Turtle Cold Stun Lectures - Alley Pond Environmental Center
December 01, 2012 - Douglaston
Learn how you can help rescue sea turtles. "Cold-stunning? is a process that causes sea turtles to become immobile due to the dramatic decrease in water temperature (usually below 50�F) making it impossible for them to escape the cold water and migrate to warmer water. Once these turtles wash up on our beaches, it is a race for time. A cold-stunned sea turtle may appear to be dead, but may actually be alive!
Leaf Fest - Rainey Park
December 01, 2012 - Astoria
Rake leaves with family and friends. good way to get some exercise and care for the waterfront. Materials and refreshments will be provided.
Kids Club Meeting - Queens Center Mall-Guest Services
December 01, 2012 - Elmhurst
Join a cool club in Queens! Kids receive a membership card, great discounts at participating Queens Center stores and a special gift on your birthday. It's easy to join. Just grab Mom, Dad or a grown up and stop by Guest Services, Level 1, Macy Wing (across from Applebee's), and have them fill out a membership form for you. Then join us at the Monthly Meetings and be a part of the fun!
Sunday Concerts @ Central - Central Library
December 02, 2012 - Jamaica
Enjoy an afternoon of island music with Steel Impressions Steel Band. Caribbean rhythms wash ashore with island grooves like "Hot, Hot, Hot," "LaBamba," "Day-O," "Sugar Boom Boom," "Rock Around the Clock," and more.
Laptops for Teens - Hollis Library
December 03, 2012 - Hollis
Calling all teens: Come learn how to use a laptop to complete homework assignments, and play fun games.
Learn to Crochet - Arverne Library
December 03, 2012 - Arverne
Tweens and teens will have fun learning to crochet.
Make a gift for family and friends for the holidays
Toddler Time - Central Library
December 03, 2012 - Jamaica
Children ages 18 - 35 months and their caregivers can have fun while they enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities. Preregister online.
Tuney Tots: Music and Movement for Young Children - Douglaston/Little Neck Library
December 03, 2012 - Little Neck
Babies and young children ages 6 months to 4 years will enjoy this active musical program featuring a variety of rhythm, balance, and coordination activities, along with social skills development. Space is limited and preregistration is required.
Picture Book Time - Hillcrest Library
December 03, 2012 - Flushing
Preschoolers ages 3 -5 and their parents or other caregivers can enjoy an hour of fun, stories, songs, fingerplays, snacks, stickers, and crafts.
Family Storytime - Auburndale Library
December 03, 2012 - Flushing
An hour of storytime with Ms. Stella G. for children pre-k to 2nd grade and their caregivers. Listen to stories and do a simple craft.
Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience - Queens Center Mall
Through December 16, 2012 - Elmhurst
Brighten the holiday season with Nintendo and check out all of the latest games for the new Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, Nov.9-Dec. 16. Receive expert gaming tips from the Nintendo Gurus, and get gift ideas for your friends and family. Located in the Nintendo Home Entertainment Area.