Jun
20
Wed
QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours @ Queens Botanical Garden
Jun 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours @ Queens Botanical Garden | New York | United States

Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see what’s growing! Founded in 2013, our farm demonstrates the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens. Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.

Free with Garden Admission

Jun
23
Sat
Woodside Worldwide 2018
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Woodside Worldwide 2018 @ New York | United States

Enjoy an afternoon of family fun activities, entertainment, giveaways, dance, music, culture and more. Today is the first of three festival dates (also on July 28th and August 25th).  Come down to 61 Street between Woodside Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue.

Jul
21
Sat
Solar Energy Family Workshop @ Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestad
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Solar Energy Family Workshop @ Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestad | New York | United States

Solar Energy is part of QHS’s regular educational programs, presented by Con Edison, that traces the history of power from colonial times to present. The advent of electricity in the late 19th century has paved the way for the age of technology. Students are introduced to various aspects in the scientific field including: The Industrial Revolution, Hydro Power, Solar Power, Wind Power, Electric Energy, and Satellite/GPS Systems.

Solar Energy Family Workshop — Queens Historical Society will be offering a workshop for children to assemble a Solar Rover Kit. This activity teaches children how to harness the light of the sun to power everyday object. They will transform a recycled soda can into a solar rover.