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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Queens-Aug 18 2019

Daily activities for kids and the family are abound in Queens! Whether you want to spend the day with your children at a zoo, a museum, or just outdoors, we've got it all here. Making plans for next weekend for your family? Take a glance at the NY Metro Parents' calendar!

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Stompers - Rockaway Beach Boardwalk
August 18, 2019 - Rockaway Beach

NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun and the City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do, join hands for a Virginia Reel, and step right up and holler "yeehoo!"

The event is free and open to the public.

I Want to Be a Vet - Alley Pond Environmental Center
Through August 18, 2019 - Douglaston

Does your child dream of being a veterinarian? Send them to APEC to learn the basics of animal care. All animals need food, water, and shelter to survive, but pets sometimes need medical care too. Enjoy pretend play examining animals, look at animal x-rays, groom the rabbits, and help take care of the turtles. Students will love meeting the live animal guests.


SHREK - St. Gregory Theatre
Through August 18, 2019 - Bellerose

Space Station Moon Fort Engineering Challenge - Queens Library - Hillcrest
Through August 29, 2019 - Flushing

Build a space station moon fort in this new engineering challenge at the Hillcrest library! There are over-sized foam blocks to create your fort on the moon! This program is for kids ages 4 and older.

Minecraft Coding - Queens Library - South Hollis Branch
Through August 29, 2019 - South Hollis

Challenge yourself with Minecraft coding.

Prototype Lab - New York Hall of Science
Through September 01, 2019 - Corona

Prototype new design and engineering ideas for activities in Design Lab.

Free Friday Nights - MoMA PS1
Through September 06, 2019 - Long Island City

This summer, enjoy everything that MoMA PS1 has to offer with free admission during UNIQLO Free Friday Nights.

Located just two stops away from MoMA, on the Queens-bound E or M train to Court Sq./23rd Street, MoMA PS1 is where you can experience the most innovative contemporary art. Relax in the courtyard with Pedro & Juana’s Hórama Rama, a panoramic junglescape with a waterfall and hammocks, and explore exhibitions including Simone Fattal’s sculpturesEdgar Heap of Birds’s political works, and much more.

The Magic of Rogue - Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village
Through September 14, 2019 - Woodhaven

As seen on America’s Got Talent, Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!