Top Five Weekend Events

Another weekend is here! Time to check out the Top Five events going on in Queens this weekend.

Art for Tots/Creature Feature: Animals of the Imagination

Saturday, July 23rd, 10:30 a.m.

Families with children ages 2-4 are invited to this hands-on workshop to make beautiful animal themed works of art. Visit Art for Tots for details.

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

Mini Sculpture Park

Saturday, July 23rd, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kids and families are invited to drop in to make their very own miniature sculptures to take home. All materials are provided free of charge, just bring your imaginations.  Visit Mini Sculptures for details.

Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard at Broadway, Long Island City, 718-956-1819


Summer Science Workshop – Crickets!

Saturday, July 23rd, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

The Alley Pond Environmental Center invites kids to get learn all about crickets at this workshop for kids of all ages.  Reservations are required.  Sign up at 718-544-3600.  Learn more at Summer Science Workshop.

The Center at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens


Summer Shakeup

Saturday, July 23rd, 10:00 a.m.

Kids ages 12 and up are welcomed to go behind the scenes a with a major American Theater company at at this workshop which will explore Shakespeare for teen and tweens.  Learn more at Summer Shakeup.

Queensbridge Park, Vernon Blvd (at 41st Ave), Long Island City

Queens Family Day

Sunday, July 24th, 3:00 p.m.

Presented by Disney, SummerStage Kids present Queens Family Day for children of all ages.  Storytelling, arts and crafts, puppet performances and wonderful live musical acts will be on hand for a fun filled day.  Visit Queens Family Day for details.

Queensbridge Park, Vernon Blvd (at 41st Ave), Long Island City


Also, be sure to check out our Events page to find out more about what’s going on near you this weekend in Queens.


Jennie Abrams – Rosenberg