Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this April? Check out our roundup of family shows, Earth Day festivals and events, and more in Astoria, Broad Channel, Douglaston, Floral Park, Flushing, and Jamaica.
Celebrate Earth Day
Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx
Every year on April 22, more than one billion people across the globe participate in Earth Day, taking action to help protect this amazing planet we call home. Make Queens proud and join the growing number of people who care for and celebrate the beauty of the Earth. Check out our roundup of 20 fun and low-cost Earth Day events for kids and families in NYC, including 6 in Queens.
King Manor Museum, Jamaica
If a picture is a 1,000 words and every portrait tells a story, what unique tale would your portrait tell? Discover the rich family history found in the King Manor Museum’s family portraits at Hands-On History: Make Me A Portrait. Children will tell their own story as they create a portrait of their own. FREE!
Children’s Spring Carnival
Queens County Farm Museum, Floral Park
Need a sure sign that it’s time to say goodbye to old man winter and say hello to spring? Put the dead of winter in the past by heading to a fun-filled day outdoors at the annual Children’s Carnival at Queens County Farm Museum where you’ll play ring-toss and other fun games for a chance to win a giant stuffed animal. Giggle and scream on the carnival rides, stroll the farm grounds, enjoy cotton candy, or relax and end the day on an old fashioned hayride.
Kinematik Presents Insekta
Flushing Town Hall, Flushing
Insects represent more than 90 percent of multicellular life on Earth, dominating the biological spectrum with more than 100 million species. Venture into the bustling world of bugs, bees, ants, spiders, and flies with the premiere of Insekta, a dance exploration of the intricate and complex microorganisms that surround us. Through the movement vocabulary of break dance, house, hip-hop, and contemporary modern dance, Kinematik creates an imaginative and visually stimulating choreographic performance experience.
Tablao Flamenco 2013
The Chian Federation, Astoria
Forget the hassles and stress at the airport. Travel to Spain without leaving the U.S., much less the state. Experience the emotion, heart, and soul of ancient Andalusia when the American Bolero Dance Company presents Tablao Flamenco 2013. The passionate performances of music, song, and dance evoke what you would experience in tablaos, or Flamenco clubs, of Spain.
Catch a minor league baseball game with the family
Search for even more fun and low-cost family events in the NYC area in our full calendar of events