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#KidsCorner | Fun for the brain, eyes, fingers + inner artist
Put your noggin to work during Brain Awareness Day at the New York Hall of Science (47-01 111th St., Corona) this Friday, March 17, from 2 pm to 4:30 pm. Explore exhibits, activities, and demonstrations that bring neuroscience to life and explain how the brain functions. Free with admission.
Meet children’s book author Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos at the Queens Botanical Garden (43-50 Main St., Flushing) on Saturday, March 18, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. The Queens native will read and sign her book Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe. The story includes local favorites like the Queens County Farm Museum, Fort Totten, and Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Free.
Get creative with Mara McEwin of Treehouse Shakers at Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd.) on Saturday, March 18. Children (infants to age 5) will enjoy puppet-making with household objects, storytelling, and creative drama based on folktales, finger tales, and poetry. $7 for each child. Showtimes are 11 am and 2:15 pm.
Let your inner artist out at Queens Museum (NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Sunday, March 19, from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Explore and create during the Drop-in Family Workshop: Recyclable Cities. The Panorama of New York City will be this week’s inspiration, and families will be encouraged to make their own miniature cities out of recyclable materials. Children (ages five to 12) are welcome. No additional fee or registration required.
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