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Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Plan your family's best weekend yet in Queens!


Enjoy these fun things to do this weekend with your kids in Queens. Start planning your weekend now with our robust list of the top things to do in Queens.


Editor's Picks for This Weekend

NYC Winter Lantern Festival: Illuminate The Farm

WHEN: Nov. 25 - Jan. 23, Thursdays-Sundays, 4:30-9:30pm
WHERE: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See a dazzling display of festive holiday lights and handmade lanterns in the shape of flowers, tractors, your favorite farm animals, and many many more. WANT TO GO? $24.99; $29.99 12/23-1/02; $16.99 ages 3-12.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Vander Ende-Onderdonk House Museum Tours

WHEN: Jan. 15 - Mar. 13, Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5pm
WHERE: The Vander-Ende Onderdonk House , 1820 Flushing Ave., Glendale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Experience the architecture of NYC’s oldest Dutch stone house (c. 1709), discover the lives of the Vander Ende & Onderdonk Families, and learn about Ridgewood’s evolution from a rural farming community to a bustling industrial hub. WANT TO GO? $5; free for children younger than 12, members, and Veterans & Active Military. 718-456-1776.
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Celebrate Lunar New Year With The Korean Traditional Music And Dance Center FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 22, 3:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library, , , NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The KTMDC Dance Company will celebrate Lunar New Year with: I’p Chum (Improvisational Dance), Korean Fan Dance, Jindo Drum dance, Hwa-Sun Mu, Janggu Chum, Han-Ryang Mu, and Heartbeat for World Peace. Watch on WANT TO GO?
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STEAM Workshop: Masking Tape Sculptures FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 22, 2:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Lewis Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th St, Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join the Lewis Latimer House Museum for an interactive make-your-own masking tape sculpture workshop, where you can learn the basic techniques of the craft while joining other participants to co-create sculptures of Lewis Latimer, to honor his artistic talent in the craft of patent drawing that complimented his scientific work. In the workshop, teaching artist Gregory Valentine will demonstrate how to correctly twist masking tape to the desired shape, what the best paint and proper permanent sealing techniques for future projects are, among many wonders of masking tape as a medium. Attendees will gain a working knowledge of how to structure and design beautiful art with masking tape and will keep all their sculptures!

WANT TO GO? 718-961-8585.
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Animal Care Trainee

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 22, 1-3pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT:

Would you like to help care for APEC’s animals? This program introduces children to the unique responsibility of being an animal caretaker. Participants will learn about the needs of our animal ambassadors, and gain hands-on experience in feeding, brushing, and cleaning them.  Ages 8-10.

WANT TO GO? $32. 718-229-4000.
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Lunar New Year at the Garden: Year of the Tiger Community Art Project FREE

WHEN: Jan. 23 - Feb. 5, Saturday and Sunday, 1-3pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Be a part of a community art project by creating a tiger stripe pattern panel or decorate your own tiger face to hang at the Visitor & Administration Building for the month of February! This project will take place outdoors on the covered terrace. Materials may also be picked up at these times to work on at home and returned for display by February 5 at the Lunar New Year celebration event.

WANT TO GO? 718-886-3800.
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Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

Whether you're looking for fun things to do with your kids right here in Queens or you're itching to get out of the city with a day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination, there’s lots to do this weekend with your family in the World's Borough, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more. Check out our picks for kids' activities in Queens—you're sure to find something to do that keeps the whole family happy and having fun! Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend in Queens with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (virtual and in-person) events happening in and around your neighborhood, including family fun in Astoria, Floral Park, Flushing Meadows, Corona, Jamaica, Bayside, Woodside, Corona Park, Flushing, Long Island City, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, and the Rockaways, and check out our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month! You can also find things to do around the area in our ManhattanBrooklynWestchesterRockland, and Long Island roundups.

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