Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm
Join United By Blue and the Waterfront Alliance for a cleanup of Little Bay Park! We will clean the park and the bay shoreline to keep our recreation areas clean and healthy for all to enjoy. Help us prevent trash from ending up in our waterways and recreation spaces by giving a Saturday morning to
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Willow Lake Preserve at Flushing Meadows Corona Park is one of the most ecologically valuable lands in NYC, but its biodiversity is constantly limited by the dominance of invasive species. Join the FMCP Environmental Stewardship Team as we remove invasive species and plant bulbs in this wilderness area. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm
Join Mount Sinai Queens Chief of Surgery, Eric Edwards, MD, for this free information session and learn if weight loss surgery is right for you. Mount Sinai’s innovative, multidisciplinary bariatric surgery team can help you find the right long-term solution for losing weight and improving your health. We will guide you step-by-step through the process
Jan 12 all-day
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
Jan 19 all-day
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
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm
Diabetes affects millions of Americans. Join Dr. Yasmin Khan as she discusses steps you can take to reduce your risk for developing diabetes and, if you have diabetes, how to take control of the disease and still lead a full life.
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.
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
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.
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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.
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ever wondered what makes all the lights in your house turn on? Here at the Queens Historical Society we are looking for bright minds to join us in an exciting family workshop to help us illuminate the past and shine bright into the future. Electricity is all around us and powers almost everything we use
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