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#KidsCorner | Have fun while learning about nature

KidsCorner It's a one-stop shop for educational children’s activities. The Alley Pond Environmental Center will host five upcoming events that offer hands-on opportunities to learn about nature. The Make a Splash program will investigate water and its properties through experimentation and study on Saturday, July 15, at 12:30 pm. Continue Reading

#PickoftheWeek | Queensboro Dance Festival is July 19+20

Dance It's by Queens and for Queens. The Queensboro Dance Festival is set for July 19-20 (at 7 pm both nights) outdoors at the Hunters Point Park waterfront in Long Island City. (Rain dates: July 26-27.) Twenty-seven cultural and contemporary groups will offer a wide variety of genres, including Indian Continue Reading

#WeeklyColumn | July 13 – July 19 | It’s In Queens!

Queens “Free” and “Outdoor” are catchwords this week with 14 different summer programs offering concerts, films, and performances throughout the borough. History, improvisation, recycling, and a multi-waterfront event are also on tap. July 13, Philippines Night, 7 pm. Live international dance, music, and Transit, a 2013 drama Continue Reading

#OngoingFun | Free Shakespeare in Queens parks!

Newsflash They’re back! And this time they’re bringing epic battles, political sex scandals, and plenty of zany characters. Hip to Hip Theatre Company will present family-friendly versions of two Shakespeare plays -- Henry IV: Part 1: The Prince and the Rebel and Measure for Measure – throughout Continue Reading

#KidsCorner | Learn science at summer camp

KidsCorner Summer's here, and it's time to get an education. The New York Hall of Science is offering three "Design-Make-Play Innovation" camps for children in first-to-sixth grades. These five-day adventures get youngsters to explore concepts in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Each one includes interactive activities, exhibit exploration, a student Continue Reading