Get Your Kid on Our Covers!


Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in June

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in June

This June, take the kids outside to explore tons of outdoor activities in Queens for the nature lovers in your family.

First Weekend: Pride in the Garden
WHEN: Jun. 1 - 2, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: First Weekend activities in June are all about pride!
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 seniors/students with ID; $2 children ages 4-12; free for children younger than 4. 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

Hands on History: Plant Your Own Terrarium! FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 1, 1-4pm
WHERE: King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Learn about 19th-century agriculture and experiment with your own miniature garden. 
WANT TO GO? 718-206-0545 . kingmanor.org.

The Great Fish Count FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 1, 4-6pm
WHERE: Fort Totten Park, Totten Avenue and 15th Road, Bayside, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Strap on a pair of waders, cast a net, and discover the underwater world.
WANT TO GO? 718-352-4793. nycgovparks.org/parks.

Family Camping FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 8, 6pm-7am
WHERE: Alley Pond Park, Union Turnpike and Oakland Gardens, Oakland Gardens, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with your family during this campout.
WANT TO GO? 212-639-9675. nycgovparks.org/parks.

Science in the Bay FREE
WHEN: Jun. 15 - Jul. 20, Saturdays, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Take a walk into the bay with boots and nets while studying animals up close.
WANT TO GO? 718-229-4000. alleypond.com.

Science in the Woods FREE
WHEN: Jun. 23 - Jul. 21, select Sundays, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Go on a walk, do something kind for the forest, and make something creative.
WANT TO GO? 718-229-4000. alleypond.com.

Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

Weekend plans? Get local family events delivered to your inbox.