Things to do this Weekend with Kids in Queens (5/18-5/19)

A weekend filled with colors, fairs, and bike rides.




PS150Q’s Spring Carnival

There will be Bouncies, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Rock wall, and all the usual carnival amenities. This a carnival to support the school.

Neighborhood: Sunnyside

When: Saturday, May 11

Where: 40-01 43rd Avenue (Just off the 7 train @ 40th St./Lowery St. Station)

Cost: Children over 3 need a wristband for $15 to enter/ Under 3 are free but cannot ride on the rides.
Parents are free to enter


Go Green! Greenpoint: Brooklyn Nabe’s Earth Day Celebration

Because of the weather, this event was rescheduled for this weekend. There will be a Greencycle swap station, eco-friendly goods for sale, and a plethora of children’s activities and arts-and-crafts projects.

Neighborhood: Greenpoint

When: Saturday, May 18 (11 am)

Where: McCarren Park (between Leonard and North 12 sts)

Cost: Free


Prospect Park Sheep Shearing Festival

Celebrate Spring this weekend at the Prospect Park Zoo’s annual Sheep Shearing event! The Fleece Festival is a must see for families and includes awesome activities all weekend long. Plus- you’ll get to see the two newest members of the zoo family: two baby doll lambs named Arthur and Brooklyn!

When: Saturday and Sunday May 18-19

Where: Prospect Park Zoo

Cost: Free with Zoo Admission


Queen of Colors

The Queen of Colors is an award-winning story about unleashing creativity and choosing not to “color within the lines.” Based on the children’s book by German author Jutta Bauer and accompanied by a “Court Musician,” this performance offers ingenious puppetry and live illustrations by the Company Les Voisins that literally jump off the page

Neighborhood: Flushing

When: Saturday, May 18 (2:15)

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $12/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children

Visit site for ticket information


The Little Secret Theater presents Dotty Dot!

A Musical: Another hidden gem in LIC.  Every Saturday at 2pm the theater puts on a performance for kids.

Neighborhood: LIC (4402 23rd Street At Court Square on the E, M, G and 7 train)

When: Saturday, May 18 (2pm)

Cost: $10 for Children, $15 for Adults
Family ticket package- 4 tix for $40


2nd Annual Rockaway Bike Parade: The parade is done to promote human powered transportation! Parade participants are encouraged to wear something fun, goofy or ridiculous as they bike or walk their way along the parade route with bikes, skates, skateboards, or “people” powered carts, or vehicles. We encourage individuals as well as school groups, and organizations to join in the fun

Neighborhood: Rockaway

When: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 11 AM – 2 PM

Where: Departure Location: Firehouse 59
5803 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway, NY 11692


Lil Makers Bath Paints

This is part of a series of programs where families and kids create and tinker together. Mix up your own batch of washable paints to make bath time fun in this drop-in workshop. Recommended for children ages 18 months and older.

Neighborhood: Queens

When: Sunday, May 19, 2013; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Where: New York Hall of Science: 47-01 111th Street

Cost: $8 per family, plus NYSCI admission ($5 per family for members). Pre-registration is
For more information, call 718-699-0005 ext. 341.