Top 5 Weekend Events

While fireworks will be on every families agenda on Monday, the July 4th weekend is packed with other great must-do events around Queens.  Enjoy the long weekend with these family fun activities.



Art for Tots – Squiggles and Wiggles: Making a Mark

Saturday, July 2 at 10:30am

For families with children ages 2-4 years old, enjoy a great day of open art classes.  Registration is required.

Visit Noguchi Museum for more information.

The Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Blvd.) Long Island City

Wearable Works of Art

Saturday, July 2 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Children are invited to collect objects from the park, or bring objects from home to be made into beautiful jewelry.

For more information visit Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates Scultpure Park, 32-05 Vernon Blvd. Long Island City

Circus Workshop

Saturday, July 2 & Sunday, July 3 at noon 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 p.m.

Join the circus at this workshop that teaches under the big top skills including juggling and plate spinning.

Go to New York Hall of Science for details.

New York Hall of Science,  47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Alley Pond Adventure Course/Team Building Activities

Sunday, July 3 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 pm.

Zip-line, climb and swing your way through this team building obstacle course.  For children ages 8 and up.

Sneakers required.  Check it out at Alley Pond Adventure Course

Alley Pond Adventure Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Glen Oaks

Family Art Workshop: Face of Queens

Sunday, July 3 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Drop in for this free art class in which kids can create pictures representing our diverse borough.

See Queens Museum of Art for more details.

Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Jennie Abrams-Rosenberg