12:00 am
Observe animals in action! Pet 3 different animals and try moving like them. Toddlers and caregivers enjoy some special time together as they socialize with other youngsters and learn about nature. Each class focuses on a different science theme and includes live animal guests, art projects, trail walks, and children’s literature. Limited to 8 participants
Alley Pond Recreational Center
12:00 am
Recommended for Adults. QBG expert will led this workshop which will focus on caring for your plants and soil appropriately. The workshop will cover soil testing, cover crops, compost application, and planning tips to help you get your garden rolling as soon as the weather warms up. Bring your own lunch. Participants will receive a compost
Alley Pond Environmental Center
12:00 am
Ages 8-11. The world is wacky, but it’s beautiful too! Join us as we explore the question “What does it mean to be alive?” through hands on science and art. Each session participants will conduct experiments with live animals or plants. Students will have special access to the APEC greenhouse, live animals, and our patch of
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Mother Nature is fascinating in all seasons. Learn how she survives in the cold. Join naturalist Virginia Dankel on this wintery guided interactive stroll. A cup of hot cocoa included to bring along on the walk.
Alley Pond Environmental Center
1:30 pm
Time to perk up those house plants and start planning for garden time outdoors. Join us over a cup of tea and biscuits for an informative session at the museum. We’ll send you home with a plant, too. Looking ahead to gardening days, we’ve invited Fred Gerber to share tips and ideas about getting ready
Voelker Orth Museum
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Interested in growing food, but not sure how to start? Learn the basics from our farmers so you can start veggie gardening with confidence. Get useful tips on how to turn any backyard site into a garden, plan your crops, differentiate between direct seeding and transplanting, the how-to’s and why’s of weeding, harvesting, watering, and
Queens County Farm Museum
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Join the Environmental Stewardship Team at FMCP for our first planting event of the year! We will be working in the rain garden just south of the Meadow Lake Boathouse. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Please register, as space is limited.
Meadow Lake Boathouse
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
Enjoy one of the best cherry blossoms in NYC at the home of African American inventor and humanist, Lewis Howard Latimer! The garden of cherry trees at Lewis Latimer House Museum will be open to the public for free during regular museum hours: 12pm-5pm on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm
10:00 am
This April, City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports programs for young people living in Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, or Manhattan. CityParks Track & Field, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners and supported by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance, gives New York City kids, ages eight to 14, the chance to
Forest Park
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm
10:00 am
City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Spring sports program for seniors this April. CityParks Seniors Fitness, presented in partnership with New York Road Runners, is held in 17 neighborhood parks in all 5 boroughs. Seniors Fitness, offered from April 22 – June 14, gives New Yorkers 60+ the chance to participate in free
Astoria Park Tennis Courts
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Celebrate Earth Day with the Environmental Stewardship Team by helping to plant native species and remove invasive ones! Increasing plant biodiversity not only enhances the beauty of Meadow Lake but also allows more native critters to make this natural area their home. We will meet at the rain garden just south of the Meadow Lake
Meadow Lake Boathouse at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
12:00 pm
Soon-to-beeenvironmentalists and their grown-ups are invited out to Queens Farm for an afternoon to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22. The Bee A Pollinator Program will feature bee talks in the farm’s apiary and a tractor-drawn hayride. It will also include beeswax candle-making and a seed ball project to grow your own wildflowers and
Queens County Farm Museum
Apr 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
For children under 8 years old. Come join the fun with the whole family! Enjoy our annual Easter egg hunt in the garden of the Lewis Latimer House Museum. Free to the public. RSVP required. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York
Lewis Latimer House Museum
12:00 am
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Info & registration is required.
Queens Botanical Garden
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
Earth Day in Forest Park Forest Park Overlook 80-30 Park Lane Kew Gardens April 27th, 2019 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come celebrate Earth Day in Forest Park with your friends and neighbors. Activities for all ages, clean up the Overlook gardens, mulch trees and enjoy a great day outdoors. For information email: friendsofforestpark@yahoo.com Mk
Forest Park Overlook
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
What is all this Global Warming & Climate Change talk about? We break it down at the Green Earth Expo with workshops, lectures, giveaways and more. All are welcome.
PS 52
10:00 am
The City Nature Challenge is a 4-day international BioBlitz that calls on citizen scientists of all ages and backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of wild plants, animals, and fungi using the free app iNaturalist, fostering a greater appreciation for the wildlife hidden in every city. At our Trails Care stewardship event, we will be
Pat Dolan Trail (Mauro Playground Entrance)
1:00 pm
Join the Urban Park Rangers for our Wetland Discovery Hike through the Willow Lake Preserve, a wild wetland ecosystem in the heart of Queens. As we learn and explore along the Pat Dolan Trail, we invite hikers to make wildlife observations to help New York win this year’s City Nature Challenge. The City Nature Challenge
Pat Dolan Trail (Mauro Playground Entrance)
May 1 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
11:15 am
Fun and Fitness for 55+ seniors in Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell! Relax, rejuvenate and recharge your body and spirit with this uplifting and calming exercise!  
Forest Park
10:00 am
Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays,  Saturdays & Sundays Days: May 3, 2019 – June 2, 2019. Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Location: Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden Gateway National Recreation Area Rockaway Point, NY 11695 NC4Rockaway100@gmail.com CM Ulrich’s Office: 718.318.6411 1st Transatlantic Flight-US Navy Seaplane Division One, 1919 Join NYC Council Member
Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden
12:00 am
Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM Location: Moore-Jackson Cemetery (51st Street between 31st and 32nd Avenues) Rain Date: May 11th, 2019 Celebrate Spring and the revitalization project by joining neighbors to continue cleaning up and plant flowers, herbs, and edibles on the Farmhouse side. There will also be family-friendly activities like story-time
Moore-Jackson Cemetery
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Help Bayside Historical Society celebrate Earth Day by making our garden beautiful again! We’ll be clearing out last year’s weeds and old plants and refreshing the beds with new flowers and plants. This is a free event.
Bayside Historical Society
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
8:00 am
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk and catch the Warbler Wave! This tour will be led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club. Binoculars recommended. These tours are sponsored by NYC Parks and the Queens County Bird Club. B
Forest Park Visitor Center
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Arrange tulips at tulip time! Participants will learn the beauty of designing with tulips and other bulb flowers as they create a spring basket arrangement to take home. All flowers and materials provided. Registration required. Tip: Spend the day at the Garden! This workshop takes place during Tulip Time!, where we have a full day of
Queens Botanical Garden
2:30 pm
Originally located on Holly Avenue, when threatened by demolition, the historic Lewis Latimer House was moved to its current home in Leavitt Field in 1988. It served as the home of the African-American inventor Lewis Howard Latimer from 1903 to 1928, and is now operated as a museum dedicated to the inventor’s work. In addition,
Queens Historical Society
May 8 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
11:15 am
Fun and Fitness for 55+ seniors in Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell! Relax, rejuvenate and recharge your body and spirit with this uplifting and calming exercise!  
Forest Park
May 15 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
11:15 am
Fun and Fitness for 55+ seniors in Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell! Relax, rejuvenate and recharge your body and spirit with this uplifting and calming exercise!  
Forest Park
12:00 am
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat. Info & registration is required.
Queens Botanical Garden
12:00 am
Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2019 Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm Start Location: Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354 End Location: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 136-76 41st Avenue, Flushing NY 11355 Queens is the most diverse county in the United States with nearly half of its 2.3 million residents being born abroad, making
Quaker Meeting House
May 22 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
11:15 am
Fun and Fitness for 55+ seniors in Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell! Relax, rejuvenate and recharge your body and spirit with this uplifting and calming exercise!  
Forest Park