Things to Do With Active Kids in Queens this January

Things to Do With Active Kids in Queens this January

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These events are perfect for active kids get moving with physical activities. From Tai Chi to an adventure course for the whole family, keep active in Queens this January.

Ice Skating Season
WHEN: Oct. 11 - Apr. 1, daily, 8:30-12am
WHERE: The Rink at Rockefeller Center, 600 Fifth Ave., Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take a skate around the outdoor rink before stopping by the many shops and restaurants at Rockefeller Center. Skate lessons are offered as well.
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 seniors and for children younger than 11. 212-332-7654. therinkatrockcenter.com.

Public Ice Skating
WHEN: Oct. 23 - Feb. 28, Monday-Tuesday, 10am-2:30pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sundays, 10am-9pm
WHERE: Wollman Rink, 59th Street and Central Park South, Central Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This outdoor rink offers an amazing view of the Manhattan skyline, plus a skating school, a hockey program, and birthday party offerings on the ice. Check out the nearby carousel for $3 a ride in between skates.
WANT TO GO? Monday-Thursday: $12; $5 seniors; $6 for children 11 and younger; Friday-Sunday and holidays: $19; $9 seniors; $6 for children 11 and younger. 212-439-6900. wollmanskatingrink.com.

Ping Pong Game Time FREE
WHEN: Jan. 2 - Feb. 27, Tuesdays 4pm
WHERE: Glen Oaks Library, 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Let's play ping pong. Children younger than 13 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
WANT TO GO? 718-831-8636. queenslibrary.org.

Super Saturday Morning FREE
WHEN: Jan. 6 - 27, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71st Ave., Forest Hills, NY
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 9-12, Adult
WHAT: Kids of all ages and their caregivers have fun on Saturday mornings with coloring pages, board games, jigsaw puzzles, blocks, Legos, and the occasional craft.
WANT TO GO? 718-268-7934. queenslibrary.org.

Meditation for Kids FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 8, 4pm
WHERE: Woodhaven Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Learn the benefits and different methods of meditation.
WANT TO GO? 718-849-1010. queenslibrary.org.

Wii Game Challenge FREE
WHEN: Jan. 10 - Jun. 13, Wednesdays, 3pm
WHERE: Bayside Library, 214-20 Northern Blvd., Bayside, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Play and challenge friends with Mario Kart, Just Dance, or other Wii games in the collection.
WANT TO GO? 718-229-1834. queenslibrary.org.

Long Island Nets vs. Lakeland Magic
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 20, 7pm
WHERE: NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Come root for the home team as the Nets take on the Lakeland Magic.
WANT TO GO? $15. 516-231-4848. nycblive.com.

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