Top 10 Weekend Events in Queens 2/25-2/26

Queens is hoping this weekend with something for everyone as nature events, cooking classes and movie marathons take center stage.  The Queens Mamas round up the Top Ten around town!




Soothing Natural Facials

Kids can enjoy a tranquil day at the spa as they learn about, make, and experience the natural products used to soften their skin.  A snack will be provided. Learn more at Natural Facials.

When: Saturday, February 25, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston

Ages: 7-12

Saturday Science Lab

Come to the Children’s Library Discovery Center and join the Discovery Team as they walk kids through amazing new experiments at this hands-on weekly lab.  Learn more at Saturday Science Lab.

When: Saturday, February 25, 11:00 a.m.

Where: Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica

Ages: Grades 1-6

Birds, Bugs & Buds at the Queens Botanical Garden

Do three fun activities to help creatures in your community.  Join QBG Naturalists as they help us connect with the environment around you. Make pine cone bird feeders, do a fun insect activity and make seed bombs. Purchase tickets at Winter Class Blast.

When: Saturday, February 25, 11:30 a.m – 1:00 p.m.

Where: 43-50 Main Street Flushing, NY 11355  Gardening Event

Ages: 4 and up

Nature Crafts for Kids

Kids and their parents are invited to join Urban Park Rangers as they participate in a variety of crafts to help learn about the natural world around them. Learn more at Nature Crafts for Kids.

When: Saturday, February 25, 1:00 p.m.

Where: Forest Park Visitors Center, Btwn Woodhaven Blvd and Forest Park Drive

Ages: All

LaMicro Children’s Theater Workshop

The LaMicro Theater, dedicated to Latin American theater productions, is holding free theater workshops for kids every Saturday from February through April.  For more information visit, Children’s Theater Workshop.

When: Saturday, February 25, 3:00 p.m.

Where: 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City

Ages: 6-9

Mommy and Me with Music for Aardvarks

Enjoy musical activities, including singing, dancing, musical story telling, and instrumental jam sessions. The original material used in class uniquely reflects and celebrates the lives of children growing up in an urban environment, as well as more traditional themes universal to all children. Purchase tickets at Winter Class Blast.

When: Sunday, February 26, 10:30- 11:15am

Where: All Star Studios, 108-12 72nd Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Ages: 6 months – 4 years

Young Discoverers Club – Acid Rain

Young Scientists will enjoy a morning filled with fun experiments, learn about the environment and enjoy hands-on activities and tests with simple household products.
Register at Acid Rain.

When: Sunday, February 26, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston

Ages: 8 – 12

Bakers & Shakers

Learn how to make delicious and nutritious crepes at this hands-on cooking class for kids.  An art project and some great dancing complete the day.  Learn more at Bakers and Shakers.

When: Sunday, February 26, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (little kids); 11:30 – 12:30 (big kids)

Where: Central Queens Y, 67-09 108th Street, Forest Hills

Ages: 3-6 & 7-14

Art for Tots: Woof! Animals in Art

Make sure to register for this great weekend art program which provides kids with an open canvas for terrific and engaging art projects.  Learn more at Noguchi Museum.

When: Saturday and Sunday, February 25 & 26, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33d Road at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City

Ages: 2-4

Oscar-Day Muppet Movie Triple Feature: The Muppet Movie , The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppets Take Manhattan

Join Kermie and friends for an entire day of Muppet movies classics as The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan play throughout the day.  Learn more at The Muppet Movie Triple Feature.

When: Sunday, February 26, 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

Ages: All