Top 10 Events in Queens This Weekend

Once again, it’s time to welcome another weekend! Here are our top 10 picks for events going on this weekend in Queens.

Animal Care Trainee

October 15, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Kids ages 8-12 will have a great time learning how to properly care for animals at this hands-on program.  Snack and certificate of completion included.  Get details at Animal Care Trainee

Alley Pond Environmental Center, Little Neck

Kids Yoga

October  8 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Kids of all ages are invited to stretch and learn the fundamentals of yoga at this great kids class.  Moms and dads can also enjoy an adults only session in the studio at the same time.  Visit Bamboomoves.

BambooMoves, Forest Hills

Saturday Science Lab

October 8, 11:00 a.m.

Children in grades 1-6 are invited to explore cool science experiments in the library’s lab.  Get all the details at Saturday Science Lab

Central Library, Jamaica

Pumpkin Patch Match

October 15, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Children age 3-4 will decorate pumpkins, tell stories, learn about pumpkin seeds and more at this fun fall class.  See details at Pumpkin Patch Match.

Alley Pond Environmental Center, Little Neck


October 15, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Bring the kids to experience a real Oktoberfest with great activities including German dancing and singing, face painting and delicious German food.  Learn more at OktoberFest.

Poppenhusen Institute, College Point

Maze by Moonlight

October 15, Until 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy the farm museums amazing 3 acre interactive Maize Maze until 9:00 p.m. on these special dates.  Learn all about what the maize has to offer at Maze by Moonlight.

The Queens County Farm Museum , Floral Park

Spirits Alive!

October 15, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Get in the Halloween spirit at this walking tour in which actors recreate the lives of some of its most famous inhabitants.  See details at Spirits Alive.

Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

October 16, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Bring out the whole family for a day of live music, garden tours and a terrific pumpkin patch.  See all the details at Harvest Fest.

Queens Botanical Garden, Flushing

Rockaway Fall Fest

October 16, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy a great day of fall fun including hay rides, a pumpkin patch, and costume making.  See all the fun at Rockaway Fall Fest.

Bayswater Park, Rockaway

Imagine Science Film Festival

October 16, 2:00 p.m.

Check out a variety of short, kid friendly films that explore everything from fictional tutu wearing

dinosaurs to the life cycle of a seed.  See information on all the films at Science Film Festival.

New York Hall of Science, Corona


Jennie Abrams – Rosenberg