Apr 1 – Nov 30 all-day
12:00 am
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.
New York Hall of Science
Nov 14 – Dec 24 all-day
12:00 am
Kids can explore the wonder of Santa in the digital age with HGTV’s Santa HQ at Queens Center! This holiday, check out the interactive Elf Academy at Santa HQ. You can try on the latest elf looks with Santa’s Magic Mirror, create your very own Elf-ID Card and scan yourself on the Naughty or Nice
Queens Center
11:00 am
Come help the FMCP Environmental Team clear out and add new wood chips to the Pat Dolan Trail near Willow Lake Preserve! All tools provided (please bring gardening gloves if you have them), but space is limited. All ages and skill levels welcome.
Pat Dolan Trail at Willow Lake Preserve
11:30 am
Join Book Culture LIC on Saturday, November 23rd at 11:30am for a special storytime with author Erin McGill, as she reads from her new picture books, Matchy Matchy and I Do Not Like That Name. The reading will be followed by a coloring activity. About Matchy Matchy: MARIA ALWAYS MATCHES, BUT MARIA DOESN’T WANT TO
Book Culture LIC
Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
We’re decking the halls, trimming the tree, and welcoming volunteers who’d like to lend a hand! Come join in the fun and get in the holiday spirit as we beautify the Bayside Historical Society Castle for the winter festivities. Cookies and cocoa for all! This is a free event. RSVP at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/decorate-the-castle-for-the-holidays-2
Bayside Historical Society
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
10:30 am
Come out to Steinway Street’s 1st ever Holiday Market on Sat., Nov. 30th and Sun., Dec. 1st., 10:30AM – 4:30PM at the Steinway Municipal Parking Lot #2 (on Steinway Street, between 31st Avenue and Broadway) SANTA CLAUS guest appearance, Sat., Nov. 30th from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Unique Merchandise Food Kids Activities Live Entertainment
Municipal Parking Lot #2
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
10:30 am
Come out to Steinway Street’s 1st ever Holiday Market on Sat., Nov. 30th and Sun., Dec. 1st., 10:30AM – 4:30PM at the Steinway Municipal Parking Lot #2 (on Steinway Street, between 31st Avenue and Broadway) SANTA CLAUS guest appearance, Sat., Nov. 30th from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Unique Merchandise Food Kids Activities Live Entertainment
Municipal Parking Lot #2
7:00 pm
Coming to Queens all the way from Austria, The Salzburg Marionette Theatre have charmed countless children and adults for over a century! The Nutcracker with music by Peter Tschaikowsky features all your favorite small “actors”. Founded in 1913, this puppetry company hand carves, paints, costumes and manipulates their puppets. The performance technique of the Salzburg
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 am
Kids can explore the wonder of Santa in the digital age with HGTV’s Santa HQ at Queens Center! This holiday, check out the interactive Elf Academy at Santa HQ. You can try on the latest elf looks with Santa’s Magic Mirror, create your very own Elf-ID Card and scan yourself on the Naughty or Nice
Queens Center
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
It might be cold outside, but we promise you, Summer’s really not that far away! To help get you excited – and informed – about Summer 2020, we’re hosting Day Camp 101 sessions at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens on Sunday, December 8th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
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. Make this your kid’s birthday party or just a fun afternoon
Katch Astoria
12:00 pm
Join BHS at the Castle in Fort Totten for this walk-in workshop. Families are invited to craft delightful decorations celebrating the winter season. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served, and Santa will be making an appearance! Cost: $5 per child/$15 maximum per family. RSVP on our Website at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/holiday-cookies-crafts-2.
Bayside Historical Society
2:00 pm
Show some love for Global Arts for Global Kids, education programs at Flushing Town Hall! Join us for a benefit showcase and concert featuring our fabulous FTH teaching artists and our amazing school partners for an afternoon of singing, dancing, theater, art, and more. Proceeds benefit FTH school programming. SAT | DEC 14 | 2
Flushing Town Hall
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Sat & Sun, December 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2019 2 sessions: 10:00 am–12:00 pm; 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We’ll show you the ropes and provide the materials; you only need to bring garden
Queens County Farm Museum
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
It might be cold outside, but we promise you, Summer’s really not that far away! To help get you excited – and informed – about Summer 2020, we’re hosting Day Camp 101 sessions at Commonpoint Queens Central Queens on Sunday, December 8th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field
Commonpoint Queens Central Queens
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Mark Weiss’ bilingual anthology, The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry, was published by the University of California Press at the end of 2009. Art dealer, former film maker (a film of his is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art), psychotherapist and social worker, occasional teacher of writing, literature, film making, history and
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Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Loves You (Persea Books), Delivered (Persea Books), and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The New Republic and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary
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Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sokunthary Svay is a Khmer writer from the Bronx. She is poetry editor for Newtown Literary, the only literary journal for the borough of Queens, and a founding member of the Cambodian American Literary Arts Association (CALAA). She has received fellowships from American Opera Projects, Poets House, Willow Books, and CUNY. Her first collection of
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May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Antoinette Brim, author of These Women You Gave Me (Indolent Books), Icarus in Love (The Main Street Rag), and Psalm of the Sunflower (Aquarius Press/Willow Books), is a Cave Canem Foundation fellow, a recipient of the Walker Foundation Scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poetry, memoir,
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6:30 pm
Ralph Nazarethis a poet, teacher and publisher. Born and raised in Mangalore, with a brief spell in Bombay, Nazareth got his Ph.D. in English Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1974. After forty years of teaching at SUNY Stony Brook & Purchase, UT Austin & Nassau Community College, he
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