There are so many
great free and cheap ways to enjoy this beautiful weekend in Queens that we just had to
list them all in one post. From Arthur Ashe Kids Day to Free Friday
Movies, it is time to enjoy the very end of summer to its fullest. Here are the
Queens Mamas picks for great weekend events in Queens NY.
Friday, August 27, 2010
First Friday at
the Noguchi Museum
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
8:30pm to 10:30pm
Join Senator Peralta to watch "Cloudy With A Chance
of Meatballs" under the stars on a giant inflatable screen!
Doors open at 7:30 PM. Showtime is 8:30 PM.
Please bring a blanket and a picnic.
41st Ave and 103rd St
Corona NY 11368 USA
Saturday August 28th
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Kids and their families can experience an exciting
schedule of free tennis games, live music and attractions taking place
throughout the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis
Center. Inside Arthur Ashe Stadium from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., the live tennis
and music show will feature fun exhibition matches and skills competitions with
Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters, Novak Djokovic, and other top
players and celebrities with musical performances by the Jonas Brothers, Demi
Lovato and more. In celebration of the 15th anniversary of Arthur Ashe
Kids’ Day, the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato are the first artists to reprise
their performances at the event, having appeared in 2007 and 2008 respectively,
with the Jonas Brothers having made their debut here in 2005 on the Hess Get
Pumped Up stage.
NYSCI Climate Change
11:00am to 4:00pm
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with a new
activity about climate change. In the climate change activity, you will compare
the changes in temperature caused by differing levels of carbon dioxide, and
why scientists are growing concerned about climate change. You will also find
out about the steps that you can do to help our Earth.
Free with general admission.
New York Hall Of Science
47-01 111 street
Queens NY 11368
12:00pm to 3:00pm
These workshops for children and their families are
offered in the Park's education area on a drop in basis. Participants work with
a new artist each week, exploring diverse and innovative art mediums.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Boulevard at Broadway
Sunday, August 29, 2010
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Located in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the
city, the recently expanded Jackson Heights Greenmarket is the largest and
busiest market in Queens. While you are there check out the Jackson Heights
Play Street and Travers Park, listed as one of the 5 best playgrounds in
34th Ave. Between 77th and 78th S
Jackson Heights NY