Join us on Thursday, January 24th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Lyndsay Faye’s newest novel, The Paragon Hotel. In Lyndsay Faye’s intricate new book, a gutsy gun moll flees Prohibition-era Harlem for Oregon’s elegant Paragon Hotel, where the exclusively black residents and a chilling missing child crisis unlock new worlds she couldn’t have
Jan 26 all-day
Ages 8 – 12. The only thing better than nachos are…SUPER NACHOS! Originating in Mexico, nachos were traditionally tortilla chips covered in melted cheese and jalapeños. During this Young Chefs class, we will create the super nacho. Several layers of delicious ingredients will be placed over a variety of tortilla chips for added flavor and fun.
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Come join Bayside Historical Society at the Castle in Fort Totten Park for a fun afternoon of Valentine crafts, activities and snacks. Crafts are suitable for children ages 4 to 12. Cost: $5 per child/$15 maximum per family.
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, February 2nd at
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. The next class will be led by Radha Vatsal on Saturday, February 2nd from
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Let our Quiet Events DJs watch your kids while you enjoy a Saturday afternoon brunch with friends. Katch Astoria is Queens’ Premiere Gastropub offering a huge dance floor for your kids to party & a wide range of drinks and tasty meals for everyone. Just take a look at their Brunch Menu. Make this your
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art and science. Participants will create personalized light up L.E.D. lanterns influenced by the year of the pig! All ages welcome! Free to the public. RSVP required.
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Picture it. Queens 2019. Valentine’s Day. You, your pals and your confidants are sitting in Q.E.D. watching 3 classic Golden Girls episodes. You play bingo. Win Dorothy’s moist cupcakes. You participate in the super secret St. Olaf game. You even wore your best Devereaux sequined shoulder pads in case your very own Mr. Burt Reynolds
Feb 16 all-day
Multimedia storytelling with Chinese subtitles. This family performance by master storyteller-performer David Gonzalez is a rhymed verse spin on the classic fairy tale with live music and image projections that create a magical multimedia world in which our beautiful (and funky) princess is awakened by true love’s kiss… or not.
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
For those little ones who just can’t wait to be a Young Chef. Here’s something just for you. APEC little cooks will have fun learning about an animal, and then help make a delicious snack to compliment what they’ve learned. All materials included. Come join us as we challenge ourselves to try new things. We’ll
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Writer and spoken word artist Bob McNeil will perform a musical and poetical tribute to Lewis Howard Latimer as part of our celebration of Black History Month. Bob McNeil is the author of Verses of Realness. Furthermore, after years of being a professional illustrator, spoken word artist and writer, he still wants his work to express
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm
Magical Landscape? Winter Fantasy? Join us for a hands-on workshop to learn about the ecosystem of a terrarium and create one to take home. A bit of history, a touch of science, and a burst of creativity make up this workshop program. Initially known as Wardian cases and used to transport plants over long distances,
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Does your child dream of being a veterinarian? Send them to APEC to learn the basics of animal care. All animals need food, water and shelter to survive, but pets sometimes need medical care too. Enjoy pretend play examining animals, look at animal x-rays, groom the rabbits, listen to a critter’s heartbeat and help take
Mar 24 @ 2:15 pm
tutti frutti & York Theatre Royal re-imagine the enchanting story of Peter Pan as told by Wendy, with a little bit of help from leading British playwright Mike Kenny. A sparkling new production with exquisite music, enthralling movement and a sprinkle of tutti frutti magic for children and their families to enjoy. AGES 3 &
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