Top Educational Activities for Kids in Queens in July

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Queens in July

Gain serious brain power at these top educational activities for kids in Queens this July.

Sit & Think (Sudoku) FREE
WHEN: Feb. 1 - Dec. 31, Monday-Saturday, 1-1:15pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Richmond Hill Branch, 118-14 Hillside Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Try a Sudoku puzzle or just refresh your math skills.
WANT TO GO? 718-849-7150. queenslibrary.org.

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.

'Moon Day' - Build a Model of the Moon's Orbit FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jul. 1, 2:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Rochdale Village, 169-09 137 Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create a model of different planets' orbits, then see a Reader’s Theater of Imani’s Moon.
WANT TO GO? 718-723-4440. queenslibrary.org/rochdale-village.

Kids Space Club: Astronaut Glove Box FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jul. 1, 1-2pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Forest Hills, 108-19 71 Ave., Forest Hills, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Pretend you are an astronaut as you complete challenges.
WANT TO GO? 718-268-7934. queenslibrary.org/forest-hills.

Coding with Google CS First - Art FREE
WHEN: Jul. 2 - Aug. 20, Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am
WHERE: Queens Library: Forest Hills, 108-19 71 Ave., Forest Hills, NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Learn to code with Google CS First!
WANT TO GO? 718-268-7934. queenslibrary.org.

Kickoff to Kindergarten FREE
WHEN: Jul. 2 - Aug. 20, Tuesdays, 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Woodhaven, 85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Learn how to use book-reading, games, and hands-on activities to build language skills.
WANT TO GO? 718-849-1010. queenslibrary.org/woodhaven.

STAR Net's 'Summer of Space' FREE
WHEN: Jul. 2 - Aug. 20, Tuesdays, 2-3m
WHERE: Queens Library: South Jamaica, 108-41 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., South Jamaica, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Enjoy STEM activities geared towards the exploration of space. 
WANT TO GO? 718-739-4088. queenslibrary.org/branch/South-Jamaica.

Explore the Solar System FREE
WHEN: Jul. 3 - Aug. 28, Wednesdays, 2-3pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Hillcrest, 187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Each week explore a different part of our solar system.
WANT TO GO? 718-454-2786 . queenslibrary.org/hillcrest.

STEM Science FREE
WHEN: Jul. 3 - Aug. 14, Wednesdays, 3-3:45pm
WHERE: Queens Library: McGoldrick, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Join for cool science activities.
WANT TO GO? 718-461-1616. queenslibrary.org/branch/McGoldrick.

Doctor for a Day FREE
WHEN: Jul. 6 - Aug. 3, select Saturdays, 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Glen Oaks, 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Learn about doctors' tools, nutrition, and hygiene.
WANT TO GO? 718-831-8636. queenslibrary.org/glen-oaks.

Jeopardy for Kids FREE
WHEN: Jul. 6 - Aug. 3, Saturdays, 4-4:45pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Briarwood, 85-12 Main St., Brairwood, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Use your knowledge to answer questions on various topics. 
WANT TO GO? 718-658-1680. queenslibrary.org/branch/Briarwood.

Star Wars Coding Series for Kids FREE
WHEN: Jul. 9 - Aug. 20, select Wednesdays, 2-3pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Queensboro Hill, 60-05 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Design and code a Star Wars-themed video.
WANT TO GO? 718-359-8332. queenslibrary.org/branch/Queensboro-Hill.

Spelling Bee for Kids FREE
WHEN: Jul. 9 - Aug. 13, Tuesdays, 4-5:15pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Enjoy a spelling bee summer program.
WANT TO GO? 718-990-0778. queenslibrary.org/branch/Central-Library.

Library Jeopardy FREE
WHEN: Jul. 10 - Aug. 14, Wednesdays, 3-4pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Show off your knowledge playing Jeopardy.
WANT TO GO? 718-990-0778. queenslibrary.org/branch/Central-Library.

Making History Workshop FREE
WHEN: Jul. 10 - Aug. 14, Wednesdays, 10am-12pm
WHERE: King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Try real recipes, methods, and concepts from the 19th century.
WANT TO GO? 718-206-0545 . kingmanor.org/events.

Mad Science: The Summertime Rocket Show FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Jul. 16, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 111th Street to Van Wyck, Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how and why rockets fly then witness real model rocket launches.
WANT TO GO? 516-671-4041. nycgovparks.org.

Family Feud FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jul. 20, 2-3pm
WHERE: Queens Library: Fresh Meadows, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy an hour of Family Feud-style trivia.
WANT TO GO? 718-454-7272. queenslibrary.org/fresh-meadows.

NY Hall of Science Presents STEM Live FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jul. 31, 6-6:45pm
WHERE: Highland Park, Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street, Cypress Hill, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: NYSCI instructors use experiments to demonstrate electricity, air pressure, and chemical reactions. 
WANT TO GO? 718-235-4100. nyc.gov/parks.

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