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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Queens-Sep 15 2019




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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!

Long Island Parents Day - Long Island University, Pratt Recreation Center
September 15, 2019 - Brookville

A FREE fun day for the whole family. Kids can participate ALL DAY in activities & classes including, reptile show, soccer, Zumba, cooking, STEM, yoga, ballet, sports, clowns, face painting, treats, music class, arts & crafts, puppet show, and more! All while parents meet Back to School exhibitors, such as after school classes and programs, birthday party venues, special needs providers, health and wellness professionals, local museums and day trip locations, and so much more! Use code "NYMP1" for FREE tickets when registering online.

LIC Flea - LIC Flea & Food
Through September 15, 2019 - Long Island City

Come enjoy a weekend of flea & food vendors and hang out at our beer garden.

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris - Fantasy Forest Amusement Park
September 15, 2019 - Corona

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's ONLY Two-Man Kid's Magic Show! They give an ULTRA high-energy performance that capture's kid's attention and doesn't let go! They are two brothers who have been performing around the east coast for the past 5 years making kid's not only laugh, but also giggle and guffaw!

Wildman Steve Brill Nature Walk - Forest Park
September 15, 2019 - Kew Gardens

The 4-hour foraging tour of Forest Park begins at 11:45 AM, Sunday, September 15, at Park Lane and Forest Park Drive, at the base of the stone wall near the Overlook administration building, 8040 Park Lane in Kew Gardens, not at the Woodhaven side of the park. The suggested donation is $20/adult, $10/child under 12. You may call (914) 835-2153 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up.

39th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show - Queens County Farm Museum
September 15, 2019 - Floral Park

Come see machines from the classic era of motorcycling at NYC's oldest antique motorcycle show. Event includes judged show of over 100 antique bikes, live music, food vendors and bikes for sale. Trophies will be awarded for various categories. Bring the entire family!

Photo by Queens County Farm Museum

Mets Beanie Giveaway - Citi Field
September 15, 2019 - Corona

The first 15,000 fans to arrive at the game will receive a free Mets beanie hat. Kids can hit the field after the game and run the bases in the Mr. Met Dash.

Jamaica Bay Natural Areas Tour Series: Explore Sunset Cove - Sunset Cove Park
September 15, 2019 - Broad Channel

Join Dan Mundy, Vice President of the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers, and learn about Sunset Cove’s unique ecology and the community engagement and civic action that led to its multi-million-dollar restoration. Once fully restored, Sunset Cove will offer a rare chance for the public to get up close and personal with Jamaica Bay’s tidal marshes. Jamaica Bay’s marshes provide important habitat and nesting grounds for migratory bird species and other wildlife, while also protecting our vulnerable shorelines from erosion and storm surge. Take in views of Jamaica Bay’s marsh islands and the NYC skyline while learning about tidal wetlands and the wildlife that depend on them.

Please wear appropriate footwear for a walk, and bring enough water to stay hydrated.

The Jamaica Bay Natural Areas Tour Series is a partnership program between the Natural Areas Conservancy and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC). This program is generously supported by the JBRPC, a project of the Fund for the City of New York.

The Crafting Corner: Back to School Series - Middle Village Library
Through September 17, 2019 - Middle Village

Join us in the crafting corner to make something fun you can take home!

Making Magic with Ethan - Fantasy Forest Amusement Park
Through September 22, 2019 - Corona

Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised!

Two individual performances will take place at: 2pm and 4pm.

This family entertainment event is FREE and open to guests of Fantasy Forest Amusement Park. View pricing for our park's rides & games at: fantasyforestnyc.com

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Paint Night - Queens Library - Queens Village Branch
Through September 24, 2019 - Queens Village

Join us to create an inspiring painting!

Beginning Ballet for Kids - Queens Library - Peninsula
Through September 24, 2019 - Rockaway Beach

Plié your way through beginning ballet for children ages 4-7. Space is limited.

September Children's Arts & Crafts - Queens Library - Seaside Branch
Through September 24, 2019 - Rockaway Park

Join us at the Seaside Library for September arts & crafts!

9/3 - Sunflowers
9/10 - Pollinators
9/17 - Henri Matisse
9/24 - Fall Landscapes

American Girl Doll Fan Club: Kaya and the Nez Perce Indians - Queens Library - Howard Beach Branch
Through September 24, 2019 - Howard Beach

The focus of this club are the books, time periods, and dolls from the American Girl series. The library will provide copies of "Meet Kaya" by Janet Shaw. The fan club will read the book and discuss it. We will also do crafts and activities. Books are for ages 8 to 12 years old.

 

Mother Goose Time - Queens Library - North Hills Branch
Through September 25, 2019 - Little Neck

Children ages 6 months to 2 years and their caregivers are welcome to enjoy songs, stories, finger plays, and all sorts of fun. No registration is required for this program. Just bring yourselves and have fun!

Back-to-School: ABC Club - Queens Library - Flushing Branch
Through September 26, 2019 - Flushing

Get ready to read with alphabet awareness! Children ages 4-6 years with their caregivers will have fun getting to know the A-B-Cs and will hear inspiring ideas for at-home activities that foster early literacy and prepare children for preschool and kindergarten. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Family Coloring Time - Queens Library - Peninsula
Through September 27, 2019 - Rockaway Beach

Coloring sheets, crayons, markers, and color pencils will be provided. You can also bring your own. All ages are welcome. Supplies are limited.

Family Film Friday - North Hills Library
Through September 27, 2019 - Little Neck

Join us for two family film screenings!
9/13: "Dumbo" (2019, PG)
9/27: "Aladdin" (2019, PG)

Get Your Library Card, Your Ticket to Discovery - Queens Library - St. Albans Branch
Through September 27, 2019 - St. Albans

Be empowered! Get your library card, your ticket to the world of discovery.

Playdate for Babies and Toddlers: Alphabet Edition - Queens Library - Howard Beach Branch
Through September 28, 2019 - Howard Beach

Your little ones can play and socialize as we sing songs and read a story on different themes. There is room for everyone!

 

Family Movie Showing - Queens Library - East Elmhurst Branch
Through September 30, 2019 - East Elmhurst

Watch family-friendly movies like "The Secret Life of Pets 2" and "Aladdin."

Family 3D Designing Printing Series - Queensbridge Park
Through September 30, 2019 - Queens

Learn the basics of 3D printing and 3D design with the whole family! Turn your sketches and ideas into 3D objects! Get trained to use our in-house 3D printer and learn the basics of 3D modeling. 3D printing opens the door to engineering, business, art, and design! This program is open to all with any level of computer experience.

Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date September 9, 2019. 

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