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Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in April

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in April

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

Kids' Garden Club FREE
WHEN: Apr. 2 - 30, Tuesdays, 4-5pm (no session April 16)
WHERE: Queens Library - Peninsula , 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway Beach, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Children will learn the importance of gardening and grow plants and vegetables. 
WANT TO GO? 718-634-1110 . queenslibrary.org.

Activity Table
WHEN: Thursday, Apr. 4, 2-4pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy family-friendly arts and crafts activities.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 seniors; $2 children ages 4-12; free for children younger than 3. 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

First Weekend: The Herbal Garden
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 6, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: QBG’s First Weekend activities are all about herbs, including a kids activity table. 
WANT TO GO? $6 adults; $4 seniors; $2 children ages 4 to 12; free for children 3 and younger. 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon FREE
WHEN: Apr. 7 - May. 18, dates vary, 9:30-10:30am
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides birds with water, shelter, and food.
WANT TO GO? 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

Compost Crafts: Summer Veggie Starts
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 20, 2-4pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: See how compost can be used in potting mixes and take home a compostable pot with veggie seeds.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 seniors; $2 children ages 4-12; free for children younger than 3. 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

Earth Day Celebration: Flower Planting and Caterpillar Reveal FREE
WHEN: Monday, Apr. 22, 2-3pm
WHERE: Long Island City Library, 37-44 21 St., Long Island City , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Help plant a flower garden and then meet the LIC caterpillars. 
WANT TO GO? 718-752-3700. queenslibrary.org.

Earth Day Activity: Plant a Tree FREE
WHEN: Monday, Apr. 22, 3-4pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Arverne, 312 Beach 54 St., Arverne, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Plant a seed, seedling, or flower and watch it grow! 
WANT TO GO? 718-634-4784. queenslibrary.org.

Spring Break Activities For Kids
WHEN: Apr. 23 - 26, 2-4pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Stop by for self-guided nature activities.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 seniors; $2 children ages 4-12; free for children younger than 3. 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

Earth Day Special Events for Families: Earth Day Drop, Swap and Shop FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Apr. 24, 1-4pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Drop off your gently used children’s toys and books, and fill up a bag with new-to-you goodies.
WANT TO GO? 718-229-4000. alleypond.com.

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