Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
The Willow Lake Preserve at Flushing Meadows Corona Park is one of the most ecologically valuable lands in NYC, but its biodiversity is constantly limited by the dominance of invasive species. Join the FMCP Environmental Stewardship Team as we remove invasive species and plant bulbs in this wilderness area. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes
Mauro Playground (entrance to Pat Dolan Trail)
6:00 pm
Join Mount Sinai Queens Chief of Surgery, Eric Edwards, MD, for this free information session and learn if weight loss surgery is right for you. Mount Sinai’s innovative, multidisciplinary bariatric surgery team can help you find the right long-term solution for losing weight and improving your health. We will guide you step-by-step through the process
Mount Sinai Queens Pavilion
12:00 am
Observe animals in action! Pet 3 different animals and try moving like them. Toddlers and caregivers enjoy some special time together as they socialize with other youngsters and learn about nature. Each class focuses on a different science theme and includes live animal guests, art projects, trail walks, and children’s literature. Limited to 8 participants
Alley Pond Recreational Center
12:00 am
Ages 8-11. The world is wacky, but it’s beautiful too! Join us as we explore the question “What does it mean to be alive?” through hands on science and art. Each session participants will conduct experiments with live animals or plants. Students will have special access to the APEC greenhouse, live animals, and our patch of
Alley Pond Environmental Center
5:30 pm
Diabetes affects millions of Americans. Join Dr. Yasmin Khan as she discusses steps you can take to reduce your risk for developing diabetes and, if you have diabetes, how to take control of the disease and still lead a full life.
Broadway Library
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2:30 pm
Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art and science. Participants will create personalized light up L.E.D. lanterns influenced by the year of the pig! All ages welcome! Free to the public. RSVP required.
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
2:00 pm
Toddlers and caregivers enjoy some special time together as they socialize with other youngsters and learn about nature. Each class focuses on a different science theme and includes live animal guests, art projects, trail walks, and children’s literature.
Alley Pond Environmental Center
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
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Join the Environmental Stewardship Team at FMCP for our first planting event of the year! We will be working in the rain garden just south of the Meadow Lake Boathouse. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Please register, as space is limited.
Meadow Lake Boathouse
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Ever wondered what makes all the lights in your house turn on? Here at the Queens Historical Society we are looking for bright minds to join us in an exciting family workshop to help us illuminate the past and shine bright into the future. Electricity is all around us and powers almost everything we use
Queens Historical Society
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
What is all this Global Warming & Climate Change talk about? We break it down at the Green Earth Expo with workshops, lectures, giveaways and more. All are welcome.
PS 52
May 5 all-day
12:00 am
With hands-on displays and full-body experiences, this exhibition explores the inventive and ingenious medical and industrial breakthroughs that have helped enhance the human experience. Visitors can move a ball with their mind, manipulate a robot arm, race against a Paralympian, use night vision to see in the dark, and explore how technology can provide camouflage
New York Hall of Science
12:00 am
The New York Hall of Science’s summer exhibition uses flight simulation, augmented reality, touch-tables, design and skill challenges, virtual reality and more to immerse visitors in the wonders of flight, space travel and aerospace innovation, design and technology. Above and Beyond is produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in association with Boeing and in collaboration with NASA
New York Hall of Science
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Amy Youngs’ work harnesses technology as a medium to connect humans empathetically with the biodiversity, symbioses, and unseen worlds in our natural environment. Her latest project, Becoming Biodiversity, is a guided app tour of the Pat Dolan Trail. It consists of mixed-reality animations and narration that invite the viewer to re-enact stories from the perspectives
Pat Dolan Trail (Mauro Playground entrance)
Jun 23 @ 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
10:30 am
Let’s celebrate the pollinators that dwell in Meadow lake’s gardens by participating in citizen science and stewardship! Join the Environmental Stewardship Team at FMCP as we record observations of pollinators on iNaturalist while planting native plants to attract even more of these amazing critters. We will be planting at the Meadow Lake Bird Blind, on
Meadow Lake Bird Blind
Jul 13 – Nov 3 all-day
12:00 am
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,
New York Hall of Science
12:00 am
Ever wondered what life was like before the telephone was invented? How did people communicate with each other over long distances? Come to the Queens Historical Society to find out! The telegraph was one of the earliest ways people were able to communicate with each other electronically. The original version of texting in the 19th
Queens Historical Society
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
A 15-minute space adventure created by artist Andrew Scoville and scientist Moiya McTier. Escape the Planet! was created as part of NYSCI’s ACCESS 2018: Space Exploration project, which paired artists and scientists to create museum experiences around a theme of space exploration. Free with museum admission.
New York Hall of Science
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
A 15-minute space adventure created by artist Andrew Scoville and scientist Moiya McTier. Escape the Planet! was created as part of NYSCI’s ACCESS 2018: Space Exploration project, which paired artists and scientists to create museum experiences around a theme of space exploration. Free with museum admission.
New York Hall of Science
6:30 pm
The American Cancer Society estimates that among U.S. women there will be more than 300,000 new cases of breast cancer each year. All of those patients will encounter multiple providers who are there to help them. Hear how the provider-patient relationship can make a difference. Sign up today!
Q.E.D.
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Sat & Sun, November 2 & 3, 2019 Sat & Sun, November 9 & 10, 2019 11:00 am–4:00 pm Wildlife Weekends are packed full of fun for the entire family including pony rides, hayrides, animal feeding, and the always entertaining (and sometimes slimy) Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show in addition to historic farmhouse tours. Admission
Queens County Farm Museum
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
10:00 am
Join the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Environmental Stewardship Team as we remove invasive Phragmites (common reed) from Willow Lake. Interested volunteers please register at: allianceforfmcp.org/stewardship
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
6:30 pm
It’s National Colorectal Cancer Month and we take that very seriously. Colon cancer affects about 140,000 Americans each year and more than 50,000 die from it. Colorectal cancer tests are designed to find precancerous polyps. Some polyps can turn into cancer so early detection is key. Learn about colon cancer screening and when and where
Broadway Library
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Spring is around the corner! Join the FMCP Environmental Stewardship Team as we kickoff the spring season and work to maintain the rain garden at Meadow Lake. Rain gardens are important for removing pollutants, absorbing nutrients, and increasing the biodiversity within the area. We will use tools to prune ornamental grasses within the rain garden
Flushing Meadows Corona Park - Meadow Lake
5:00 pm
Are you protecting your eyes from the sun? Following the 20-20-20 rule? If not, you are not doing enough for the health of your eyes. Learn from Mount Sinai Queens optometrist, Dr. Elena Schmidt, what you can do today to take care of your eyes and preserve your vision as you age. Sign up today!
Trattoria L’incontro
12:00 am
April 22, 2020 marks the 5oth anniversary of Earth Day! Join us on the farm to commemorate this historic occasion and learn how Queens Farm celebrates Earth Day every day. Kids can make their own Bee Hotel to protect pollinators and BEE a part of the farm’s Trash Flash Mob. Earth Day participants can Adopt-a-Worm
Queens County Farm Museum
Jul 6 2020 – Jun 30 2021 all-day
12:00 am
This virtual exhibit melds science and art to create extraordinary images of brains – from high-resolution images of real brains from different species to artistic portraits crafted out of brain cells. Viewers can look at high-resolution images of octopi, zebra finches, mice, turtle, and human brains, as well as original artwork inspired by brains.
New York Hall of Science
12:00 am
Ages 8 – 10 August 3 – 7, 2020; 10 am – noon This virtual summer camp will highlight the interesting ways that science makes things go boom from chemical interactions to sound vibrations. Participants will observe a colorful foamy reaction called elephant toothpaste and learn safe ways to conduct a similar effect at home.
New York Hall of Science
Aug 10 – Aug 14 all-day
12:00 am
Ages 8 – 10 August 10 – 14, 2020; 10 am – noon In this weeklong virtual summer camp, participants will tap into their creativity while making connections between brain, art and science. They’ll create personal art masterpieces and learn about primary and secondary colors, and principles of math. They’ll also learn how the brain’s
New York Hall of Science