Plan your best weekend yet in Queens, NY.
FREE Family Movie: 'School of Rock'
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 25, 1pm
WHERE: Brairwood Library, 85-12 Main St., Briarwood
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn (Jack Black) poses as a substitute music teacher at an elite private elementary school where he exposes his students to the rock gods he idolizes and emulates (2003, PG-13).
WANT TO GO? 718-658-1680. queenslibrary.com.
Elephant & Piggie's 'We Are in a Play!'
WHEN: Aug. 22-31, See website for select times; no performances Aug. 26-27
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City
WHAT: Elephant and Piggie storm the stage in a rollicking musical romp filled with plenty of pachydermal peril and swiney suspense perfect for young audiences.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Carefully cautious Gerald and spirited playful Piggie share a day where anything is possible in an imaginative exploration of the meaning of friendship.
WANT TO GO? $9 with museum admission: $13; free children younger than 1. 516-224-5800. licm.org.
Winged Jewels of the Forest: Images of Birds in the Surrounding Hudson Valley
WHEN: Aug. 4- Oct. 28, 9:30am–5pm Monday–Friday; 10am–6pm Saturday-Sunday
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona
WHAT: This exhibition features photographs of birds from Rockefeller State Park Preserve and highlights the diversity of the birds found there.
WANT TO GO? $16, $13 children, students, and senior citizens. 718-699-0005. nysci.org.
FREE Dance At Socrates Presents: Norte Maar
WHEN: Aug. 11-25, Saturdays, 4pm
WHERE: Socrates Sculpture Park, 35-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City
WHAT: Internationally recognized for its large-scale sculpture and multi-media installations, Socrates partners with Norte Maar, renowned for its cross-disciplinary collaborative projects, to present this choreographic residency in the park dedicated to the creation and presentation of dance.
WANT TO GO? 718-956-1819. socratessculpturepark.org.
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