Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
11:00 am
Join us for Halloween-themed family fun at the Cunningham Park Farmers Market. We’ll have free pumpkin painting (with pumpkins grown by our own farmers of course!), trick or treating for kids with our vendors and a costume parade for kids so make sure to bring them in their favorite costumes! The farmers market is open
Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
12:00 pm
Head to Flushing Meadows Corona Park and enjoy music, games, inflatable rides and a pumpkin patch for the kids. Don’t forget to wear your best and spookiest outfit to join in the Halloween spirit!
Shocktoberfest
2:00 pm
Due to the weather forecast for a storm with wind and rain on Saturday 10/27/18, we have decided to reschedule TRUNK OR TREAT at Maple Grove! Please join us on Sunday, 10/28/18 at Maple Grove for TRUNK OR TREAT from 2 PM to 4:30 PM! We will have our friendly giant dragon and giant pumpkin
Maple Grove Cemetery
3:30 pm
For kids of all ages, animation historian, Tommy Jose Stathes treats us to a reel of spooky cartoons from the 1920-30s. A master of vintage animation, Stathes conjures the magic of early cinema – fun and not-too-scary – projected on 16mm film. The screening starts at 5 but there’s mask-making, flip books and refreshments before
Voelker Orth Museum
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
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
Mauro Playground (entrance to Pat Dolan Trail)
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Join for a very special storytime with Caldecott Honor-winning children’s book author and artist Molly Idle as she reads and celebrates her new book Pearl. Molly Idle dazzles with an original mermaid tale about how small, persistent actions can achieve great things. With stunning colored pencil illustrations and an inspiring message for children about self-worth,
The Astoria Bookshop
Nov 16 – Nov 18 all-day
12:00 am
Join us at Immaculate Conception Church for three fun-filled days of 
food, fellowship and Christmas shopping! Vendors include Thirty-One 
bags, Paparazzi jewelry, original photography, puzzle boxes, gift 
baskets, toys, candles and much more!  We’ll also have games for the kids, home-baked treats, religious items and more! Friday, November 16, 9 AM – 5 PM Saturday,
Immaculate Conception Church
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
8:00 pm
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company presents an original, limited-run holiday production, “NAVIDAD: A Mexican-American Christmas” at Thalia Spanish Theatre in Sunnyside, Queens, from November 30 to December 16, 2018, The new production celebrates the holiday traditions experienced by a young person of Mexican immigrant parents growing up in New York City. From Aztec-inspired dance to Christmas
Thalia Spanish Theatre
2:15 pm
All the way from Nova Scotia, The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold in a new adaptation of Marcus Pfizer’s award-winning books about the beautiful fish who learned to share his most prized possession. Mermaid Theatre’s striking puppetry production includes two delightful companion stories, Rainbow
Flushing Town Hall
12:00 am
Santa Is Coming to Steinway Street!!! Join us Sunday, December 9th, 2018 From 12:00 – 4:00 PM Take Photos with Santa (Please Don’t Forget Your Camera) Enjoy Face Painting, Balloon Artist and much more!
Sol Dance Center
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am
The Nativity Scene comes alive at Trinity! Experience the splendor of the nativity with people and animals including Peaches the Donkey. Warm hot chocolate and a nativity scene photo backdrop will be available for you to take a Holiday picture.
Trinity Lutheran Church LIC/Astoria
2:00 pm
An afternoon of live music, dance and holiday spirit. After months of rehearsals, the youngest members of the Ecuadorian-American Cultural Center are excited to bring to you a traditional Ecuadorian Christmas procession as well as dances from various regions of this South American country. Joining the holiday spirit will be the adult dance group Ayazamana, the
Queens Museum
2:00 pm
Under the baton of maestro Manuel Campos, the Ecuadorian youth orchestra Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil de la Prefectura del Guayas will present rich sounds of the Americas including music by Gershwin, Cardenas, and Piazzolla. Come welcome this exciting youth orchestra to Queens! $10/FREE for Members, Students & Teens
Flushing Town Hall
Dec 15 all-day
12:00 am
“The Nutcracker” is the perennial favorite of generations of children and “children at heart”. The treasured holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Thrill to the same authentic Russian choreography that is performed in Moscow by the famous Bolshoi Ballet. Set to Tchaikovsky’s
Kupferberg Center for the Arts
12:00 pm
The Douglaston Local Development Corporation, Douglaston Village Chamber of Commerce and PS 98 will host their 2nd Annual Douglaston Village Winter Festival. There will be Skating at our holiday Ice Rink, rides, music, free activities for the children in the village square to get families and friends in a festive spirit. Visitors can also purchase treats and holiday gifts
Douglaston Station Plaza
Dec 16 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2:30 pm
Celebrate the holiday with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music! at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum. Holiday tinkering activities from 2:30pm-4:30pm; Christmas tree will be lit at 5:00pm. This event is free. Space is limited and RSVP required. This program is produced in partnership with Queens Foundation for Architecture, and supported, in part,
Lewis Latimer House Museum
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
11:00 am
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
Katch Astoria
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
Queens Learns invites you to an open house featuring demonstrations, hands-on activities for children, workshops for adults, and talks to share our secrets for learning success. The event is free and open to the public. With presentations, workshops, and performances hosted by Sage Music, Queens Paideia School, LIC School of Ballet, Secret Theatre, Donna Levinstone
Long Island City Art Center
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join us at the RIOULT Dance Center for our Open House! Free classes offered all day long for children and adults. There will be pop up shops, performances, activities and more!
RIOULT Dance Center
12:00 am
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.
Alley Pond Environmental Center
7:00 pm
Join in on Feb 1st at 7 pm at the Astoria Bookshop to celebrate WORLD READ ALONG DAY! Local authors Jennifer Baker (EVERYDAY PEOPLE), Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond (POWDER NECKLACE), Tori Telfer (LADY KILLERS) and our illustrious leader of our monthly writing workshop and founder of the NO, YOU TELL IT series, Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons will
The Astoria Bookshop
12:00 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.
Bayside Historical Society
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 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
Queens Library at Briarwood
11:00 am
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
Katch Astoria
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2:30 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.
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 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
Q.E.D.
12:00 am
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.
Flushing Town Hall
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
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
Alley Pond Environmental Center