Apr
1
Mon
Science Playground @ New York Hall of Science
Apr 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Science Playground @ New York Hall of Science

The nation’s largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Open weather permitting.

Jun
5
Wed
Seasonal Farmstand @ Queens County Farm Museum
Jun 5 – Nov 24 all-day
Seasonal Farmstand @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Enjoy farm-fresh produce grown right here at Queens Farm from spring thru fall. Over 80 varieties of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs are featured throughout the season. Members always get 10% off and EBT & SNAP benefits are gladly accepted. We love when you BYOB (bring your own bags)!

Wednesday–Sunday through November 3, 2019
Wed, Thurs, Fri, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Sat & Sun, 11:00 am–5:00 pm

Jul
13
Sat
Imaging Women in the Space Age @ New York Hall of Science
Jul 13 – Nov 3 all-day
Imaging Women in the Space Age @ New York Hall of Science

This photo exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women).

The exhibition includes photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, Mae Jemison, America’s first African-American female astronaut, and Ellen Ochoa, America’s first Hispanic woman to go into space. There are also photographs of Dr. Ellen K. Baker, an astronaut who has logged more than 600 hours in space. Dr. Baker grew up in New York City and is the daughter of former Queens Borough President Claire Shulman.

Also on display are vintage and current images of female space travelers in television shows like Lost in Space and Star Trek, photographs of space-inspired fashions including Pucci’s designs for Braniff Airlines flight attendants and Chanel’s 2017 futuristic dresses, and screenshots from films like Barbarella, which starred Jane Fonda and Gravity, which starred Sandra Bullock. Curated by Julie Wosk, author of “Women and the Machine” and “My Fair Ladies: Female Robots, Androids, and Other Artificial Eves.”

Sep
23
Mon
Free After School Bike Programming @ Forest Park
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm
Free After School Bike Programming @ Forest Park | New York | United States

Are you interested in registering a group of students for after-school programming in the fall? Look no further! Bike New York offers free after school programs to schools and community organizations to teach youth safe bike riding and bike handling skills. We provide the bikes, you bring the kids! The fall session goes from September 23rd until October 25th. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.bike.nyc/education/programs/after-school/

Sep
28
Sat
The Amazing Maize Maze @ Queens County Farm Museum
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm
The Amazing Maize Maze @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Sat & Sun, September 28–October 26; Mon, October 14, 2019
11:00 am–4:30 pm
Enjoy getting lost in NYC’s only corn maze! The adventure begins with a stalk talk to prepare you for the 3-acre challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles and making your way out of this interactive maze. Feel up to the challenge? A visit to the Amazing Maize Maze is must-see NYC!

Group Rates available for 10 or more people. Reservations required for groups of 50 or more. Email info@queensfarm.org or call 718.347.3276 to inquire.

Oct
5
Sat
Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch @ Queens County Farm Museum
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – Oct 26 @ 4:30 pm
Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch @ Queens County Farm Museum | New York | United States

Sat & Sun, October 5–26; Mon, October 14, 2019
11:00 am–4:30 pm
October is pumpkin month at the farm! Enjoy the crisp fall air as you wander through the patch to find the perfect pumpkin. Walk the farm grounds and soak in a little bit of New York history. Queens Farm is the longest continually farmed site in New York State. Our goats, steer and alpacas will be looking for you! (Pumpkins priced by size.)

Can’t make it on the weekend? Pumpkins are available for purchase in our Farm Store on weekdays in October.

Oct
11
Fri
Must They Also Be Gods @ FLux Factory
Oct 11 – Nov 2 all-day
Must They Also Be Gods @ FLux Factory | New York | United States

Must They Also Be Gods is a group show that features the work of over 15 emerging and mid-career Black artists that highlights the creative process of African diasporic peoples in connection with an insistent and inherent focus on beauty and spirituality.

Through a diverse range of mediums, participating artists use their process as a form of enchantment, linking them to a creativity used to sustain Black culture(s) throughout time – past, future and present.

Over the course of one month Must They Also Be Gods will house visual, performance, musical arts and workshops in the Flux Factory Gallery, as an invitation and conduit for all visitors to engage their own creativity.

Oct
22
Tue
Zumba & Pilates for Seniors @ Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Zumba & Pilates for Seniors @ Forest Park Seufferet Bandshell | New York | United States

Fun and Fitness for 55+ Seniors!

Latin style dance fitness program that mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Perk up with fun exercise!

All classes held at the Forest Park Seuffert Bandshell.