Top 10 Events This Weekend in Queens

October has arrived!  Whether you are looking for outdoor fall fun, physical fitness or educational opportunities, the Queens Mamas help you fill your weekend with all of the great activities going on around town this weekend.

Fun Day

October 1, 10:00 a.m.

Families are invited to this semi annual event for a day of fun filled with games, arts and crafts, treats for kids and much more.  See it all at Fun Day.

Queens Library, Ridgewood

The Best of Ballroom for Teens

October 1, 11:00 a.m.

Pre-register for five weeks of terrific dance classes for teens.  Students will learn the Latin dance, the Rumba, a smooth dance, the classic Waltz and the Tango!  Get details Ballroom for Teens.

Queens Library, Bayside

Saturday Science Lab

October 1, 11:00 a.m.

Kids in grades 1-6 are invited to participate in cool experiments at this fun and educational lab.  Get info at Saturday Science Lab.

Central Library, Flushing

Sing! The Music of Sesame Street

October 1, 1:00 p.m.

Come along and join in the fun as the museum salutes 40 years of Sesame Street music.  Get all the details at The Music of Sesame Street.

Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria

Wild Minds: What Animals Really Think

October 1 & October 2

Spend a family day at the Hall of Science discovering the links that animals share with humans through a variety of hand-on, interactive activities, videos and games.  Check out all the fun at What Animals Really Think.

New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The Amazing Maize Maze

October 1 & October 2, 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This 3 acre corn maze is loads of fun with interactive games and puzzles to steer you through the course.  See details at Maize Maze.

Queens County Farm Museum, Floral Park

3D Theater Presentation: Wild Ocean

October 1 & October 2, 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

This 3D underwater adventure, filmed off the coast of South Africa, highlights our endangered ocean ecosystem and the annual migration of billions of fish.  See details at Wild Ocean.

New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The Apple Festival

October 2, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy free admission to this wonderful local apple festival featuring numerous different kinds of apples, apple cider and the baking of the worlds largest apple cobbler.  Check out all the fun at The Apple Festival.

The Queens County Farm Museum, Floral Park

Forest Park Children’s Field Day

October 2, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Come out and enjoy a day of field games including the 50 yard dash, long jump sand bean bag games.  Great for the whole family.  Get details at Forest Park Field Day.

Forest Park, Kew Gardens

Animated Flipbook

October 2, 3:00 p.m.

Kids ages ten and up will love to learn how to make their own flipbooks at this hand-on workshop.  See all the details at Animated Flipbook.

Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria



Jennie Abrams – Rosenberg