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#KidsCorner | Fun with Mom, crafts, games, and even birds of prey
It’s not easy, but it’s so powerful and educational. The Miracle Worker is at Queens Theatre from May 12 through May 21. In this play, dedicated teacher Annie Sullivan struggles to reach a young Helen Keller, the blind/deaf author and political activist who lived in Forest Hills for more than 20 years. Sullivan realizes that she must also struggle with a domineering father, a heartbroken mother, and a resentful brother. Shows are May 12, 8 pm; May 13 & 20, 2 pm & 8 pm; May 14 & 21, 3 pm; and May 18, 2 pm.
Get up close and personal with live hawks, owls, and falcons at the Meet Birds of Prey event in a public space by Beach 87th Street and the Boardwalk in Rockaway Beach on Saturday, May 13, from 4 pm to 5 pm.
Enjoy obstacle courses, music, face painting, and more free fun at the Spring Scavenger Hunt in Brookville Playground on Saturday, May 13, from noon to 4 pm. The Rosedale playground is located in the vicinity of S. Conduit and 149th avenues between 232nd and 235th streets.
Children can enjoy an animal show, inflatables, crafts, games, and more free fun during Family Day in Hoover-Manton Playgrounds on Saturday, May 13, from 1 pm to 4 pm. The Jamaica playgrounds lies near where 83rd Avenue and Manton Street meet.
Treat mom to a Mother’s Day Brunch at the Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St. in Flushing, on Sunday, May 14, at 10 am or 1 pm. Tickets are $55 for adults and $30 for children. Purchase them online.