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Flushing Town Hall
Music by Bach, Beethoven, Skryabin and Bartok, performed by Niklas Sivelöv.
Queens Borough Hall
Young elementary, Tween, Adult
"A Taste of Girl Scouting" is an opportunity to be involved in a 2-hr. (Girl Scout staff-led) program. This program offers a variety of h...
$16 adults; free for teens
Led by Greek-born composer, arranger, singer and accordionist Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda takes the audience on a global journey of music, rhythm ...
Museum of the Moving Image
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Join the Puppet Kitchen at the Museum of the Moving Image with special guest Paul McGinnis! Have you ever wondered how the puppets you see on...
2pm and 4pm
Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him wit...
Cross Island YMCA
This event gives kids a chance to encounter working trucks and vehicles they see in everyday life up close and personal. Kids climbed inside, touch...
Tween, Teen, Adult
The Urban Park Rangers will guide participants to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are appropriate for ...
The Secret Theatre
Long Island City
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Adult
$15; $10 children younger than 17
Climb on board and get ready for adventure in Secret Theatre's swash-buckling children's musical. In the tradition of the wildly popular En...
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park
Pay per ride or game.
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge
Get into the Back-to-School groove with programming highlights that both parents and kids will enjoy. Start your school year off on the right foot ...
$5; free for members, students, and teens
The Roxy Coss Quintet is led by saxophonist/composer Roxy Coss, with guitarist Alex Wintz, pianist Miki Yamanaka, bassist Rick Rosato, and drummer ...
$10; free for members, students, and teens
Staged reading of a new play “Citizen Wong,” a play inspired by Wong Chin Foo (???, 1847–1898), the late 19th-century celebrity s...
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Young elementary, Tween
Come one, come all, and build a sun powered robotic machine! Take a shot at building a robotic car, plane, boat, or… puppy dog!&nb...
12 pm - 6 pm
This festival will include international foods, entertainment, merchants, vendors, children's rides, vintage buses and vintage cars. ...
People gather and play. This movement workshop is informed by the latest work of FTH Space Grantee Huiwang Zhang in which he addresses issues relat...
Free with online RSVP
New York Classical Players returns to open their 9th season in Flushing Town Hall. Superstar flutist Jasmine Choi collaborates with NYCP as its Art...
Queens Library- Broadway Branch
Children ages 8-12, join us for an exciting jewelry making workshop where you will make beautiful beaded bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. Explor...
Event is free. Pay per ride or game.
Magical Matt’s show is magical mayhem! As a fast-talking, wise-cracking magician, his act if full of guesses and surprises! With over 20 year...
7 – 9 pm
New York Hall of Science
Participants learn about cover crops, which are used to feed the soil, especially after a cash crop has been harvested and nutrients depleted. In t...
Pre-school & younger, Adult
Enjoy counting along as we read this Dr. Seuss classic. Encourage your child’s love of reading by sharing a nature-related story especially c...
Voelker Orth Museum
$30 Early Bird; $35 General (Please purchase tickets on Eventbrite)
Oktoberfest Flushing Style is a fun and affordable fundraiser for the Voelker Orth Museum. It is an evening of warm hospitality and lively entertai...
Maple Grove Cemetery-Victorian Admin Building
Everyone can enjoy this spooktacular event. This self-guided walking tour features actors wearing period costumes playing the roles of the cemetery...
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
The whole family can join us for a fun morning of exercise and learning. Learn about animal movements while you limber up and stretch like the anim...
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
The forest is a special habitat for many creatures. Meet some forest friends, enjoy a scavenger hunt through the forest, share a ...
Free community reuse event! Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, a...
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