May 10 – May 20 all-day
12:00 am
This family-fun event features midway games and rides for all ages, favorite fair food and World of Wonders old-time sideshow acts under the big top, from sword swallowers and fire eaters to escape artists and other exciting acts. There is no charge for fair admission and the World of Wonders Amazement Show. Ride tickets onsite are
New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for a free reading of “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus (1883) – on display at the Statue of Liberty and an Anonymous Poem on immigration, followed by a discussion about the readings. This is a community conversation sponsored by Humanities NY and moderated by Jo-Anne Raskin, lecturer,
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day
12:00 am
The picturesque Astoria Park comes alive with the sights, sounds and aromas of the colorful midway with rides for all ages, carnival games and favorite fair food. Admission and parking are free. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more
Astoria Park
12:00 am
Astoria Bookshop is turning FIVE YEARS OLD! To celebrate, the bookshop is having an all-day carnival-themed party. Come join this special birthday storytime in the morning, balloon twisting in the afternoon, snacks and happy hour in the evening, plus games, prizes, and activities throughout the day.
The Astoria Bookshop
12:00 pm
Join us for a free Community Conversation sponsored by Humanities New York. The subject of this conversation is “After Sandy.” Read a historic piece and reflect on how communities were transformed and united by Sandy. Friends of Maple Grove board member, lecturer and tour guide, Jo-Anne Raskin will moderate the conversation. From noon to 1:30
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery