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Acclaimed children's book author Artie Bennett will be reading and showcasing his heartwarming, inspirational new picture-book biography, The T...
Join Kristen and play an imagination-enhancing doodle game, and then make a three-panel comic strip! Bring your drawing pads and pencils. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Familiarize yourself with the college application process. R.S.V.P. required.
Families with children ages 2–11 are invited to explore the galleries and participate in art-making activities in the studio.
QM International Art Center is co-producing Broadway Unplugged- Musical Theater concert with Flushing Library. Musical theater combines music, dance, and acting as one of the most popular art forms in the world.
Join Hillcrest for an afternoon of films featuring women whose contributions changed history.
Take inspiration from the signs, banners, and posters of the suffragists to create your own, reflecting today's struggles and your unique approach to them.
Enjoy storytime listening to picture books, interlaced with music, finger play, and movement. The program will include counting in honor of Census 2020.
This is an activity-tribute to the superhero women who paved the way for millions of other men and women around the world, and an opportunity to imagine yourself as a superhero!
Paige in Full is a visual mix-tape that blends poetry, dance, visual arts, and music to tell the tale of a multicultural girl growing up in Baltimore, MD.
Join Seaside to celebrate the princess of empowerment on International Women’s Day weekend! Have fun designing crowns and making fortune tellers. There will be giveaways!
Something Special will be playing their nostalgic hits with a modern twist, including the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, as well as some blues music.
With ten years of creating accessible dance experiences under their belt, dance company Spark Movement Collective is roaring into a new decade with...
The annual event will feature inflatable rides, obstacle courses, arts and crafts, games, food, and more!
Mix, roll, and fill hamentaschen from scratch. Share the mitzvah of mishloach manot on Purim as you make a batch to donate to a family in need and one to keep for your own family.
Meet the directors and members of the leadership team and take a tour of our unique indoor and outdoor facility.
Dress in costume and have a blast with an inflatable bounce house, obstacle course, professional face painting, games, crafts, and prize booth.
The Little Caterpillar with the big appetite comes to Queens! Featuring evocative music, stunning visual effects, and innovative puppetry, this show brings to life some of Eric Carle’s most beloved children's tales.
In a world that seems dark and scary find the light and how to use it! Through puppetry, students will explore how their own unique creativity is a force that can change the world one person at a time.
Discover a trio of Irish stories about mermaids, leprechaun trickery, and the importance of storytelling itself. Storyteller Tim complements the tales with original music and traditional Irish folk tunes.
This workshop combines the aerobic fun of boot camp with the powerful breathing techniques of yoga to take children on an energy rollercoaster.
Celebrate the traditions and lore of Ireland with stories about St. Patrick followed by a take-home craft. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk the day of the program.
In this hands-on experiment, children learn about devastating environmental effects of oil spills and practical ways to clean them up! Ffor ages 8 and older.
Did you know that you can make a paper plate snake or cardboard tube tree using bubble wrap? Join us to learn how to turn bubble wrap into fun creations! Bring some bubble wrap if you can. This is for school-age kids.
Drop off your child for a night filled with exciting St. Patrick's Day activities!
This chronicles the summer afternoon in 1989 when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed the future First Lady, Michelle Robinson, on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side (2016, PG-13).
Just in time for Dr. Seuss' birthday, with a focus on books that have won or have been runner-ups for the Geisel Award.
Bring the whole family to an afternoon of fun, games, and contests. One lucky winner will win 4 free classes!
The hour-long triple-bill follows the adventures of The Mixed-Up Chameleon, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and the story of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Capturing the rhythmic text and beautiful tissue-paper collage illustrations of the classic picture book, Mermaid's adaptation generates fresh appreciation of an endearing cast of characters.
Explore the colors of the rainbow, enjoy color mixing activities, and discover the different properties of water.
Whether you have kids or are a child at heart, you are going to love the sounds of Moona Luna. Free ticket and NYSCI admission with RSVP!
Worldwide memorabilia expert Les Wolff will discuss collecting, preserving, investing, and selling sports, celebrity, movie, music, and Presidential collectible memorabilia. He will also appraise items brought by attendees.
Make you own mini-flashlight using a few simple everyday items! This hands-on project is not only fun and easy to make but illustrates how a switch works.
For St. Patrick's Day, sculpt a decorative bowl or a shamrock with air dry clay in this fun activity! This is for ages 8 and older. Younger children are welcome with a parent.
String Slime Science Activity is for children ages 5 and up. Limit of 20 children. Registration is required at the children's reference desk.
Dancers from The Ciara Greene School of Irish Step Dancing will delight audiences with their high kicking and lively dancing, complete with costumes, music, traditional Irish step dancing shoes, and some history on Irish dance.
As part of NYC Brain Awareness Week, scientists and NYSCI Explainers describe the brain’s different parts, demonstrate how it allows us to sense our environment and control our muscles, and discover similarities between human and animal cognition.
Do you love Chi's Sweet Home? Maybe you want to see discover anime that isn't Pokemon or Dragonball? Join us at Corona twice a month, where we'll watch kid-friendly anime, like Chi's Sweet Home, Sherlock Hound, and Polar Bear Cafe.
See how worms wiggle, touch and discover the QBG plant collection, create your own tasty and healthy trail mix, plant your own seedling in the Children’s Garden, and do a garden-wide scavenger hunt.
Explore what happens to our ecosystem during the winter, meet APEC animals, do an art project, and go on an outdoor winter adventure.
Navatman Music Collective is a one-of-a-kind choir that aims to bring out the depth and beauty of Carnatic (South Indian classical) music while imbuing it with a soul and energy from contemporary and diverse influences.
Not all financial aid is equal! Join this interactive workshop with a college financial aid professional who helps explain the types of financial aid available to undergraduate students, and who qualifies for them.
The band’s music tells great stories using the traditional sound of sassy pop, alt-country, and funk playing. Look out for unexpected use of popular covers from the Doobie Brothers, AC/DC, Tom Petty, Jackson Five, and Wild Cherry intertwined with traditional Irish tunes.
Mulan, Disney Animated Film (1998) 4 PM Origami Workshop; 5 PM - 6:30 PM Film Viewing. Light Refreshments.
Free admission with RSVP - www.fri...
See and learn from a licensed Veterinary Technician as you delve deeper into the science of animal care. (Participation in a prior Vet Tech 101 program is a must in order to qualify for Vet Tech 201.)
Families will create a canvas using stencils or free paint. While your masterpiece dries families will enjoy gym games and activities.
Children will listen to a short story about animals at the zoo, and create a zoo animal craft to take home. Children under 7 should be accompanied by a grown-up. This is for ages 3-12.
This movie is about an arctic fox who works in a mail-room, but longs to become one of the top sled dog couriers. After coming across an unusual package, he decides to steal a sled and deliver the package to prove himself.
St. Patrick's Day arrives a wee bit early this year when Trinity Irish Dance Company heats up the Mainstage with its inventive style of progressive Irish dance.
Chinese Theatre Works will perform a diverse selection of puppet vignettes based on popular songs or well known Chinese idioms, sayings, and folk legends. There will be hands-on demonstrations of the puppets that will give children a Chinese cultural experience.
This fun-filled educational experience gives children ages 6 and older a unique opportunity to see and learn about reptiles, amphibians, and even some large insects from around the world.
Join us to watch "The Peanut Butter Falcon" (2019, PG-13). A young man with Down syndrome teams up with a scruffy outlaw to travel across the Southeast, encountering colorful characters along the way.
Create your own LEGO world, including animals, creepers, and your very own Minecraft® character. Preregistration required.
Learn strategies for engaging your child during museum visits. For children ages 2-4. Reservations required.
W.O.R.K.S. Little League is pleased to announce registration dates for their 2020 Spring Season. W.O.R.K.S. Little League has been serving the comm...
Engage with your children in discussions about art in the galleries, and work together or individually to make your own works of art. Reservations required.
Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy counting songs and stories, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities. During the month of March, part of each storytime will highlight numbers and counting in honor of the 2020 Census.
Take inspiration from the microscopic world as you explore the art of needle felting to “paint” unique and colorful works of wool art.
A two-part series for a Friendship Bracelet Club! Learn how to make a bracelet for your bestie in this fun program.
This is a weekly storytime program for infants, ages 0-11 months and pre-walkers featuring simple stories, songs, and baby rhymes. Each storytime will highlight numbers and counting in honor of the 2020 Census.
After exploring trademark styles of dancers from the past and present, students will imagine and develop their own routines, expressing themselves through creative movement.
You and your child can explore the zoo each week during the winter and discover how animals survive the cold weather months. Each week we will look at a different animal group and learn about them through song, movement, crafts and a visit from one of our animal friends.
You and your child will have a chance to bond while singing songs, meeting live animals, and enjoying sensory play and craft time! Each session will transition from the one before.
Children will listen to interactive stories and do finger plays. Then they get to play small instruments to music and dance to bubbles after playing with toys.
Create a baby quilt in time for Mother’s Day! Over ten weeks, learn the basics of quilting to sew a beautiful 36”x 36” quilt. Participants will learn to hand sew, edge, baste, bat, as well as some machine work. Quilt supplies included, sewing machine onsite.
You and your child can explore the zoo each week during the spring season and discover how animals awaken from their winter rest and burst into activity. Each week we will look at different animals and learn about them through song, movement, crafts and a visit from one of our animal friends.
See select works from the first ten years of exhibitions in QBG’s art gallery.
An early learning specialist gives parents and their tots an overview of the Early Learning Area, including activities parents can do to help their children's early learning.
Use tablets to learn about and explore the importance of animal conversation and harmful effects of global warming.
Each fall Socrates presents an exhibition of new commissions made by artists awarded the Park’s Socrates Annual Fellowship. Produced on-site in our outdoor studio over the course of the summer, these artworks engage the Park’s unique history, landscape, and surrounding community.
Moving Image Studio is the Museum's drop-in space where visitors of all ages can create media and other projects. Families are welcome to stop by and experiment by performing in front of a green-screen or create live animation works using Lego sets.
Learn the Afro-Brazilian art of Capoeira, a fusion of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics.
Join your fellow teens to play the latest video games on the Xbox One & PS 4 video systems. You will have fun competing with your friends while building your hand-eye coordination.
Enjoy free monthly sessions at the Zoo and in nearby parks, connecting families back to nature through unstructured, free-play exploration. Registration required.
Listen to a chapter a week (or maybe more) of a book aloud. Follow along with your own copy or just enjoy the dulcet tones of the reader. This is suggested for ages 6 and older.
Join us for a read aloud, finger rhymes, games, and more. This program is for children up to 3 years old and their caregivers. Walk-ins are welcome.
At an Arts On Stage show, the theater is converted into a learning laboratory deepening and enriching student learning. A combination of live adaptations of children’s literature, academic and rich cultural programs, enable real-life lessons in friendship, math, science and history.
A series of free design jams just for teens and a unique opportunity to get exclusive access to the Museum, to share in your favorite kinds of media-making, or to experiment with something new.
Survival: The Exhibition features a zipline, ropes course and museum displays that simulate extreme scenarios in an interactive and safe place for visitors of all ages to learn and test essential survival skills. Topics explored include first aid, water safety, navigation, fire and preparedness.
This program introduces children 6-11 years old to the amazing world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math through simple science experiments and related activities.
This program is for children 6-13 years old with autism spectrum disorder. The goal of this program is to help children to learn social skills through simple science experiments, art projects, and board games. A therapist or caregiver must be present.
This program is open to all chess lovers from beginners to advanced players.
The show is hosted by an 12-year-old and her dad.
This immersive 3D movie showcases the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world's most amazing dogs.
Children ages 8-12 can learn how to knit or crochet! Families will be responsible for bringing a Crochet Hook - Size G or H, or Knitting Needles - Size 7, 8, or 9.
NYRR Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative - bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks.
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