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Welcome to Ms. B's Cultural Enrichment Corner

4:30pm. Velma Banks, has an enchanted corner where you will learn about the  accomplishments of such special people as Madam C. J. Walker, Mary McLeod Bethune, Dr. George Washington Carver, and King Tutankhamen. Through Ms. B., you will learn about the hardships that each of these people had to overcome, their unique talents and strength of character, and most importantly, how we are benefiting from their contributions today. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Pomonok, 158-21 Jewel Ave.

Flushing

 

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Knitting and Crocheting Club

4:00pm. Helen Bodner helps beginners as well as experts with their knitting and crocheting projects. Bring your own needles and yarn. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Douglaston/Little Neck, 249-01 Northern Blvd.

Douglaston , Little Neck

 

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Laurelton Bookworms: Cheesecake & Teardrops

Author Faye Thompson joins the Laurelton Bookworms to discuss her highly-acclaimed book Cheesecake & Teardrops. Participants bring the questions and we'll provide the cheesecake and coffee. Copies of the book are available at the Adult Reference desk. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Laurelton Library,134-26 225 St.

Laurelton

 

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Pajama Story Time

7:00pm. Bring your 2-6 year olds to the Children's Library Discovery Center to listen to soothing bedtime stories. Children can feel free to come in their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed toy! No preregistration necessary. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Jeffrey Tastes, Tastes of the World

Participate in the most eye-opening, heart-warming culinary experiences guided by a Queens resident who will share his best passageways to the various cuisines in the borough. Upcoming tours: Tastes of the World - Eat at 9 countries in one afternoon,  Admission: $59. Seemore.

 

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RMS Titanic: The Exhibit

7:00 pm  Astoria author Lindsay Gibbs, who wrote the "Titanic: The Tennis Story," a historical novel will also participate. The book is based on a true story of two Hall of Fame Tennis players who survived the Titanic and went on to play each other in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open just two years later!  Exhibit will include original material from the Titanic House. Admission: $5 (Free to GAHS members)
Location:

Astoria

Greater Astoria Historical Society

 

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BeFitNYC Free First Monday

9:00am-7:00pm. Al Oerter Recreation Center will open their doors and welcome you with a day of free fitness programs and activities. You can swim, bike, step, jog, lift and volley. Bring a photo ID and a towel if you want to workout. Admission: FREE ; some classes have a small fee. See more details.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

 

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Teen Gaming

3:30 pm. Long day in school? Join your peers for some game time. Gaming with DDR, PSP, Guitar Hero and Wii. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Fresh Meadows Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expwy.

Fresh Meadows

 

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Hundred Dresses - Book By Eleanor Estes

10:00am. Wanda Petronski the new girl in room 13 wears the same faded blue dress to  school every day but insists that she has a hundred bright shiny new ones at home. As Wanda's story unfolds her classmates learn the secret of the hundred dresses and with it a lesson in tolerance in taking responsibility and in living with the consequences of our actions. Admission: $8. See more.
Location:
Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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How We Came to Queens: An Intergenerational Storytelling Workshop

5:00pm. Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week at the Library by creating your own stories. Storyteller Robin Bady will guide parents and children to work together and create a story about how their own families or others arrived in Queens. Storytelling and theater techniques will be taught. Preregistration is required by calling or visiting the library.
Location:
Hollis Library, 202-05 Hillside Ave.

Jamaica

 

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The Golden Age of Radio with Richard Knox

2:00pm. Richard Knox will offer this nostalgia-filled program, examining a wide range of popular radio and television shows and personalities. In addition to an interactive quiz on television and radio theme songs, Knox will use a variety of audio and video clips for participants to relive and discuss. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village, 94-11 217 Street.

Queens Village

 

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Craft Kids

3:00-5:00pm. Children ages 6-12 will create a fun craft on Monday afternoons in the story room. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Flushing

 

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UniverSoul Circus

Starts today, through 4/15

Times Vary. The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America. For more information click here.

Location:
Roy Wilkins Park, 177th St.& Baisley Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Jewelry Making

4:00pm. Explore your creative side at the library with this great hands-on jewelry-making workshop. You will learn techniques and tricks to make your vision a wearable reality. Everyone who participates will walk away with jewelry they made. For Teens. Admission: FREE
Location:
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Flushing

 

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Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

4:30pm. Astrophysicist Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, has always been passionate about astronomy and wants to share the excitement with you. At this program, you will learn about the size and scale of the universe, the stars and other celestial wonders using hands-on-activities and assorted visuals. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Lefrak City Library, 98-30 57 Avenue.

Corona

 

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Cinderella - Children’s Favorite Classic

10:00am. A musical adaptation of the classic tale that takes us on a magical journey. Fueled by inner beauty, courage and kindness, she triumphs over greed, arrogance and bully behavior. Admission: $8.
Location:

Bayside

Queens Borough Performing Arts Center at Queensborough College

 

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Knitting and Crocheting Club

2:00pm. Come and share your knitting and crocheting skills with your new friends. Our group meets every Tuesday, except for holidays, from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Bring your own needles and yarn. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Windsor Park Library,79-50 Bell blvd.

Bayside

 

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Read to a Dog

4:00pm. Children can select a book to read aloud to Jami the therapy dog, who has been certified as a therapy pet partner. Reading aloud improves literacy skills, and animals are ideal reading companions because they create a relaxed, comfortable, and safe environment. Preregistration is required by calling or visiting the library. Admission: FREE.

Location:
North Hills, 57-04 Marathon Parkway.

Little Neck

 

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Salsa Night

Ongoing, through 4/30

Monday nights, 7:30 p.m. Heat up your Mondays with a salsa lesson where practice will make perfect. The lesson will be followed by the musical stylings of "Ola Fresca," a band featuring funky, jazzy Latin dance music. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Jamaica , South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino New York City

 

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Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. This Latin dance fitness craze uses dance moves like merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton for a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized! Preregistration is required. Come early to complete a personal release form for the exercise program. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 424-2619.

Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, NY 11369

East Elmhurst

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 7/01

Mon.-Thurs. (10am-2pm); Fri. (10am-5pm); Weekends (10am-6pm) weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Admission: for a 45-minute session is $4 per person, plus general NYSCI admission. The Science Playground is free for NYSCI Premium, Family Plus, Extended Family and Donor members. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Ongoing, through 5/01

Times Vary.There are daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. is a thrilled-filled serial about the iron-jawed crime fighter whose adversary, the Ghost, can turn himself invisible. Admission: Prices Vary.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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3D Theater Presentation: Tornado Alley

Ongoing, through 6/30

Times Vary. Follow Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their missions to witness the birth of a tornado. Ages 6 and older. Admission: $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Museum Hours. Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families, and children. Admission: $5.
Location:

Corona

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Noguchi Museum offers Free Admission:

Ongoing, through 4/22

The Noguchi Museum, which displays sculptures and other works by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, will offer free admission until April 22. Before he died, Noguchi actually designed the two-story, 27,000-square-foot museum himself as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Manuel Ocampo: The 80s at Topaz Arts

Ongoing, through 5/12

12:00-4:00pm. The 80s a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Manuel Ocampo, one of Philippines' foremost visual artists. Having emerged into prominence in the late 1980's, this series is a time-based examination described by Ocampo as "almost antithetical to what was the order of the day a jovial poetics of dissonance toying with the forms and function of a recycled vernacular inviting a celebratory critique of traditional notions of style". See more.
Location:

Woodside

TOPAZ ARTS

 

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Richard Hunt: Drawing in Space

Ongoing, through 4/29

11:00am.-6:00pm. Richard Hunt  is primarily known for his monumental public sculptures across the country. While abstract, the dynamism of his biomorphic sculptures superbly captures the movement of life and the human spirit.
Location:

Long Island City

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

 

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USTA-BJK National Tennis Center Summer Camps

Ongoing, through 6/01

Seven weeks of fun in the sun tennis camps starting in June 2012. Enrollment is available online and you may choose to register for one, two or as many as seven weeks. The weekly program runs from Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break or a twilight session from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Campers work on development of tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing the learning experience in a fun presentation. Programs are available for different ages. For more information, call (718) 760-6200 or try www.ntc.usta.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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Animation

Ongoing, through 9/02

Times Vary .Explore the process of animation surrounded by colorful, larger-than-life graphics of popular cartoon characters. Admission: Free with NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

Ongoing, through 6/16

Times Vary. The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12.  Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Admission: $160
Location:

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Atlas Park

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

Visit the Easter Bunny on the Main Level behind Gymboree, below Regal Cinema. Come for photos and a free gift. Prices vary. See details here.
Location: 

Glendale

Atlas Park

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Queens Center

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

11:00- 8:00 Monday - Friday, 12:00-7:00pm. Saturday- Sunday.Visit the Easter Bunny on the third level towards the JCPenney wing  for Photos and a Free Gift! Admission: FREE. Picture Price Varies.
Location:
Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst

 

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LaMicro Children's Theater Workshop

Ongoing, through 4/21

3:00pm - 4:00pm. Every Saturday. LaMicro Theater is holding a free workshop every Saturday from February 18 to April 21 for children aged 6-9. Registration is required and admission is limited. To register, please email: info@lamicrotheater.org. For more information, please visit: lamicrotheater.org.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Children's Activity Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 4:00pm. Children are invited to participate in coloring and word-search activities every Friday. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Arts and crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. All ages are welcome to join us at Queens Library at Ozone Park for our Craft program. This Program runs every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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Arts and Crafts Hour

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories – Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families and children. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Bananagrams and Scrabble

Ongoing, through 4/27

1:30pm - 3:30pm. Every Friday. It's game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams and other popular word games once a week. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Windsor Park Library, 79-50 Bell Boulevard, NY 11364

Bayside

 

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Game Day!

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids in Grades 1-6: Come and join in for weekly board games, card games, and more fun, every Friday afternoon. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-11:30am. Every Friday. Children ages 4 and under are welcome at Queens Library at Ozone Park for storytelling, music and games.Preregistration is required.This program runs all year long. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 845-3127.
Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-12:30pm. Every Friday. Calling all older adults: Join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people, while brightening your life! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Interwoven Worlds

Ongoing, through 4/30

Interwoven Worlds highlights carpets and textiles, for which the Turks are celebrated. This exhibit is organized by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Admission: FREE. For more information please see here Queens College.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Toddler Time

Ongoing, through 5/11

11:30am - 12:00pm. Come and join in for some short stories and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with parent/caregiver.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14 Road, NY 11357

Whitestone

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:00am - 11:30am. Come on in and join them every Friday for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 4:30pm. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue, NY 11377

Woodside

 

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Preschool Crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:30am - 12:00pm. Every Friday. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Read to Me

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 3:30pm. Children ages 3-7 are invited to an exciting storytime every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Free Karate Class - Session I

Ongoing, through 4/19

4:00pm- 5:30pm. Join us very Tuesday and Thursday join us for free Karate classes in the spring and summer. Participants may register for either Session I, which is from March 6 through April 19, or Session II, which runs from April 24 to June 14. Uniforms are provided. Ages 7-14. Admission: FREE. See more.

Location:

Glendale

Forest Park

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 5/07

4:00pm-5:00pm. Every Monday we'll have an hour of storytime, reading books and a simple craft or activity, for children ages 3 to 5. Admission: Register online or by phone, (718) 352-2027. 
Location:
Auburnale Library, 25-66 Francis Lewis Boulevard 11358

Flushing

 

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Rapunzel

Ongoing, through 4/25

See this multi-exhibition structured around the idea that artists continually influence each other. This collective consciousness is central to the evolution of art. For more information please call 718-997-3770.
Location:
Queens College Art Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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Quilting Class

Ongoing, through 9/01/12

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday join in on a quilting class and make new friends. Admission: $45 for 4 sessions. For more information please call 718-276-3454.
Location:

St. Albans

The Maria Rose International Doll Museum & Cultural Center

 

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Jackson Heights GreenMarket

Ongoing, through 7/03/12

Sundays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 34th Avenue at 77th Street. This bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop. So join your neighbors this Sunday for this year round market! For more locations click here.
Location:

Jackson Heights

 

events 4/04/12

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Monthly Jazz Jam

7:00pm. Open to professional jazz musicians, graduate students studying jazz, and music educators. Meet new contacts, hone your chops and jam each month with your peers! Admission: $10. See more.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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BOOST Easter Arts & Crafts

4:00pm. Children ages 6-12 will celebrate Easter by making a fun craft to take home. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Sister Talk

4:30pm. Sister Talk provides an opportunity to inform girls about what is important in life as they grow. Participants will be able to develop skills, share ideas, have input on various issues that impact them, work as a team, and have fun in a supportive, caring environment. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Pomonok Library,158- 21 Jewel Ave.

Flushing

 

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A Reptile Edventure with Erik Callender

4:00pm. Erik Callender, a reptile edventure is a fun-filled educational experience that allows youth a unique opportunity to see, touch and learn about some of the world's most fascinating creatures: reptiles and amphibians. Handle live animals including frogs, toads, lizards, turtles, snakes, and live bugs from around the world. Admission: FREE
Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Blvd.

East Elmhurst

 

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WasteDiversions Sculpture and Collage from New York’s Waste Stream

Starts today, through 10/04

10:00am -4:00pm. Materials for the Arts  is pleased to present WasteDiversions, Sculpture and Collage from New York's Waste Stream, an exhibition of new work by artists  recipients Culture Push and Vaudeville Park, as well as participants  open studio program. Admission: FREE. See more.
Location:
Waste Diversions, 33-00 Northern Boulevard 3 Floor

Long Island City

 

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Jewelry-Making at the Library

4:00pm. Explore your creative side at the library with this great hands-on jewelry-making workshop. You will learn techniques and tricks to make your vision a wearable reality. Everyone who participates will walk away with jewelry they made. For Teens. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Flushing

 

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Seasonal Crafts K-8

3:30pm. Join Fresh Meadows in our seasonal crafts program for children in grades K-8.
Admission: FREE.

Location:
Fresh Meadows Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway.

Fresh Meadows

 

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Lucky Draw 2012

Reception at 6:00 pm. Draw at 7:30 pm. This fast-paced one night event offers first time and seasoned collectors access to artworks by top emerging and established talent. It guarantees that each and every ticket holder walks home with a work of art! Admission: $500 each, $1,350 for 3. Contact Frederick Janka at 718.361.1750 x 117 or click here for more info.

Location: 

Long Island City

Sculpture Center

 

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Toddler Time

10:30am. Join in for 45 minutes of stories, songs, puppets and fingerplays ending with circle time. For children aged 2-5 years. Must be accompanied by an adult. Register at the library. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Poppenhusen Library, 121-23 14Ave.

College Point

 

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Picture Book Time

10:30am. For children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Program includes stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts. Admission: FREE.

Location:
McGoldrick Library, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave.

Flushing

 

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Knights of Queens

3:30pm. Join in to learn chess basics or to sharpen your skills and strategies. Ages 6-16. Equipment will be provided. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 St.

Queens Village

 

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MATT HAIMOVITZ, Cello

2:00pm. Matt Haimovitz made his debut in 1984, at the age of 13, as a soloist with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic. At 17, he made his first recording with James Levine and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Today Haimovitz is renowned as a musical pioneer who has inspired countless new listeners through his visionary approach. Admission: prices vary. See more.
Location: 

Flushing

Kupferberg Center Performances at Queens College

 

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UniverSoul Circus

Ongoing, through 4/15

Times Vary. The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America. For more information click here.

Location:
Roy Wilkins Park, 177th St.& Baisley Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Salsa Night

Ongoing, through 4/30

Monday nights, 7:30 p.m. Heat up your Mondays with a salsa lesson where practice will make perfect. The lesson will be followed by the musical stylings of "Ola Fresca," a band featuring funky, jazzy Latin dance music. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Jamaica , South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino New York City

 

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Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. This Latin dance fitness craze uses dance moves like merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton for a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized! Preregistration is required. Come early to complete a personal release form for the exercise program. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 424-2619.

Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, NY 11369

East Elmhurst

 

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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Ongoing, through 5/01

Times Vary.There are daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. is a thrilled-filled serial about the iron-jawed crime fighter whose adversary, the Ghost, can turn himself invisible. Admission: Prices Vary.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 7/01

Mon.-Thurs. (10am-2pm); Fri. (10am-5pm); Weekends (10am-6pm) weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Admission: for a 45-minute session is $4 per person, plus general NYSCI admission. The Science Playground is free for NYSCI Premium, Family Plus, Extended Family and Donor members. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Museum Hours. Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families, and children. Admission: $5.
Location:

Corona

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Noguchi Museum offers Free Admission:

Ongoing, through 4/22

The Noguchi Museum, which displays sculptures and other works by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, will offer free admission until April 22. Before he died, Noguchi actually designed the two-story, 27,000-square-foot museum himself as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Manuel Ocampo: The 80s at Topaz Arts

Ongoing, through 5/12

12:00-4:00pm. The 80s a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Manuel Ocampo, one of Philippines' foremost visual artists. Having emerged into prominence in the late 1980's, this series is a time-based examination described by Ocampo as "almost antithetical to what was the order of the day a jovial poetics of dissonance toying with the forms and function of a recycled vernacular inviting a celebratory critique of traditional notions of style". See more.
Location:

Woodside

TOPAZ ARTS

 

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3D Theater Presentation: Tornado Alley

Ongoing, through 6/30

Times Vary. Follow Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their missions to witness the birth of a tornado. Ages 6 and older. Admission: $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Richard Hunt: Drawing in Space

Ongoing, through 4/29

11:00am.-6:00pm. Richard Hunt  is primarily known for his monumental public sculptures across the country. While abstract, the dynamism of his biomorphic sculptures superbly captures the movement of life and the human spirit.
Location:

Long Island City

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

 

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USTA-BJK National Tennis Center Summer Camps

Ongoing, through 6/01

Seven weeks of fun in the sun tennis camps starting in June 2012. Enrollment is available online and you may choose to register for one, two or as many as seven weeks. The weekly program runs from Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break or a twilight session from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Campers work on development of tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing the learning experience in a fun presentation. Programs are available for different ages. For more information, call (718) 760-6200 or try www.ntc.usta.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

Ongoing, through 6/16

Times Vary. The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12.  Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Admission: $160
Location:

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Animation

Ongoing, through 9/02

Times Vary .Explore the process of animation surrounded by colorful, larger-than-life graphics of popular cartoon characters. Admission: Free with NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Atlas Park

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

Visit the Easter Bunny on the Main Level behind Gymboree, below Regal Cinema. Come for photos and a free gift. Prices vary. See details here.
Location: 

Glendale

Atlas Park

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Queens Center

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

11:00- 8:00 Monday - Friday, 12:00-7:00pm. Saturday- Sunday.Visit the Easter Bunny on the third level towards the JCPenney wing  for Photos and a Free Gift! Admission: FREE. Picture Price Varies.
Location:
Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst

 

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LaMicro Children's Theater Workshop

Ongoing, through 4/21

3:00pm - 4:00pm. Every Saturday. LaMicro Theater is holding a free workshop every Saturday from February 18 to April 21 for children aged 6-9. Registration is required and admission is limited. To register, please email: info@lamicrotheater.org. For more information, please visit: lamicrotheater.org.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Children's Activity Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 4:00pm. Children are invited to participate in coloring and word-search activities every Friday. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Arts and crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. All ages are welcome to join us at Queens Library at Ozone Park for our Craft program. This Program runs every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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Arts and Crafts Hour

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories – Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families and children. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Read to Me

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 3:30pm. Children ages 3-7 are invited to an exciting storytime every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Game Day!

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids in Grades 1-6: Come and join in for weekly board games, card games, and more fun, every Friday afternoon. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-11:30am. Every Friday. Children ages 4 and under are welcome at Queens Library at Ozone Park for storytelling, music and games.Preregistration is required.This program runs all year long. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 845-3127.
Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-12:30pm. Every Friday. Calling all older adults: Join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people, while brightening your life! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Interwoven Worlds

Ongoing, through 4/30

Interwoven Worlds highlights carpets and textiles, for which the Turks are celebrated. This exhibit is organized by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Admission: FREE. For more information please see here Queens College.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Toddler Time

Ongoing, through 5/11

11:30am - 12:00pm. Come and join in for some short stories and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with parent/caregiver.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14 Road, NY 11357

Whitestone

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:00am - 11:30am. Come on in and join them every Friday for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 4:30pm. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue, NY 11377

Woodside

 

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Bananagrams and Scrabble

Ongoing, through 4/27

1:30pm - 3:30pm. Every Friday. It's game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams and other popular word games once a week. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Windsor Park Library, 79-50 Bell Boulevard, NY 11364

Bayside

 

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Preschool Crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:30am - 12:00pm. Every Friday. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Free Karate Class - Session I

Ongoing, through 4/19

4:00pm- 5:30pm. Join us very Tuesday and Thursday join us for free Karate classes in the spring and summer. Participants may register for either Session I, which is from March 6 through April 19, or Session II, which runs from April 24 to June 14. Uniforms are provided. Ages 7-14. Admission: FREE. See more.

Location:

Glendale

Forest Park

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 5/07

4:00pm-5:00pm. Every Monday we'll have an hour of storytime, reading books and a simple craft or activity, for children ages 3 to 5. Admission: Register online or by phone, (718) 352-2027. 
Location:
Auburnale Library, 25-66 Francis Lewis Boulevard 11358

Flushing

 

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Rapunzel

Ongoing, through 4/25

See this multi-exhibition structured around the idea that artists continually influence each other. This collective consciousness is central to the evolution of art. For more information please call 718-997-3770.
Location:
Queens College Art Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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Quilting Class

Ongoing, through 9/01/12

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday join in on a quilting class and make new friends. Admission: $45 for 4 sessions. For more information please call 718-276-3454.
Location:

St. Albans

The Maria Rose International Doll Museum & Cultural Center

 

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Jackson Heights GreenMarket

Ongoing, through 7/03/12

Sundays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 34th Avenue at 77th Street. This bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop. So join your neighbors this Sunday for this year round market! For more locations click here.
Location:

Jackson Heights

 

events 4/05/12

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Evening Craft Club

6:30pm. If you are looking for a place to share your craft experience, please join us. Bring your knitting, beading, or any other craft work and join your fellow crafters to finish your projects. You must supply your own material. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Fresh Meadows Library, 190-20 Horace Harding Expressway.

Fresh Meadows

 

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Damsels in Distress

A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus which only recently began accepting female students and to rescue their fellow students from depression, bad fashion, and low standards. Admission: $15; $9 Museum members / Free for Silver Screen members and above. See more.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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The Mets Host Opening Day

Play Ball! Root, root root for the home team. Opening Week tickets start at $12 for the six-game homestand against the Braves and Nationals (April 5-11). For more information, call 718.507.TIXX or www.Mets.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Citi Field

 

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Drawing Lessons

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. JHAC offers classes in watercolor, drawing, oil & acrylic, day and evening and children's classes all day Saturday. Seemore.
Location:
St. Marks Church, 33-50 82nd St.

Jackson Heights

 

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An Evening with George Onuorah and Cheryl Wills

6:00pm. Join George Onuorah as he presents his book, The Political Diary of a Rising Son, in which he discusses the election of President Barack Obama as well as the current political scene in his home country of Nigeria. Cheryl Wills of NY1 News will be a special guest speaker. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center

 

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Dance from India: Masala Bhangra

4:30PM. Masala Bhangra combines traditional Indian folk dance with inspiration from Bollywood. Over four sessions instructor Roshani Thakore will teach these distinct movements to create a choreographed sequence. This series of programs is created especially for families with children affected by autism. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Peninsula Library, 92-25 Rockaway Blvd.

Far Rockaway

 

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Creating Cool Comics

3:30pm. Learn the ropes of creating comic books with a comics insider. Ivan Velez has written for Marvel and DC, was part of the team that created Milestone Comics, and even wrote for Ghost Rider. This hands-on workshop will give you a chance to work closely with an amazing comics professional. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Lefferts Library, 103-34 Lefferts Blvd.

Richmond Hill

 

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Early Readers' Time

3:30pm. For children in kindergarten through grade 2. Listen to and talk about picture books, easy readers, folktales, and poems. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Bellerose Library, 250-06 Hillside Ave.

Bellerose

 

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Easter Craft

3:30pm. Children are invited to come to listen to Easter stories and make Easter crafts. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Maspeth Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.

Maspeth

 

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Story time for toddlers

11:30am. Come on over to the Court Square Community Library for our weekly storytime! Read picture books and sing songs with us. Thirty minutes of fun laughter and learning. Call or come in to register. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Court Square, 25-01 Jackson Ave.

Long Island City

 

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WasteDiversions Sculpture and Collage from New York’s Waste Stream

Ongoing, through 10/04

10:00am -4:00pm. Materials for the Arts  is pleased to present WasteDiversions, Sculpture and Collage from New York's Waste Stream, an exhibition of new work by artists  recipients Culture Push and Vaudeville Park, as well as participants  open studio program. Admission: FREE. See more.
Location:
Waste Diversions, 33-00 Northern Boulevard 3 Floor

Long Island City

 

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UniverSoul Circus

Ongoing, through 4/15

Times Vary. The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America. For more information click here.

Location:
Roy Wilkins Park, 177th St.& Baisley Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. This Latin dance fitness craze uses dance moves like merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton for a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized! Preregistration is required. Come early to complete a personal release form for the exercise program. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 424-2619.

Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, NY 11369

East Elmhurst

 

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Salsa Night

Ongoing, through 4/30

Monday nights, 7:30 p.m. Heat up your Mondays with a salsa lesson where practice will make perfect. The lesson will be followed by the musical stylings of "Ola Fresca," a band featuring funky, jazzy Latin dance music. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Jamaica , South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino New York City

 

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Richard Hunt: Drawing in Space

Ongoing, through 4/29

11:00am.-6:00pm. Richard Hunt  is primarily known for his monumental public sculptures across the country. While abstract, the dynamism of his biomorphic sculptures superbly captures the movement of life and the human spirit.
Location:

Long Island City

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

 

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USTA-BJK National Tennis Center Summer Camps

Ongoing, through 6/01

Seven weeks of fun in the sun tennis camps starting in June 2012. Enrollment is available online and you may choose to register for one, two or as many as seven weeks. The weekly program runs from Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break or a twilight session from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Campers work on development of tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing the learning experience in a fun presentation. Programs are available for different ages. For more information, call (718) 760-6200 or try www.ntc.usta.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Museum Hours. Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families, and children. Admission: $5.
Location:

Corona

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Ongoing, through 5/01

Times Vary.There are daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. is a thrilled-filled serial about the iron-jawed crime fighter whose adversary, the Ghost, can turn himself invisible. Admission: Prices Vary.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Noguchi Museum offers Free Admission:

Ongoing, through 4/22

The Noguchi Museum, which displays sculptures and other works by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, will offer free admission until April 22. Before he died, Noguchi actually designed the two-story, 27,000-square-foot museum himself as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Manuel Ocampo: The 80s at Topaz Arts

Ongoing, through 5/12

12:00-4:00pm. The 80s a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Manuel Ocampo, one of Philippines' foremost visual artists. Having emerged into prominence in the late 1980's, this series is a time-based examination described by Ocampo as "almost antithetical to what was the order of the day a jovial poetics of dissonance toying with the forms and function of a recycled vernacular inviting a celebratory critique of traditional notions of style". See more.
Location:

Woodside

TOPAZ ARTS

 

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3D Theater Presentation: Tornado Alley

Ongoing, through 6/30

Times Vary. Follow Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their missions to witness the birth of a tornado. Ages 6 and older. Admission: $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 7/01

Mon.-Thurs. (10am-2pm); Fri. (10am-5pm); Weekends (10am-6pm) weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Admission: for a 45-minute session is $4 per person, plus general NYSCI admission. The Science Playground is free for NYSCI Premium, Family Plus, Extended Family and Donor members. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Animation

Ongoing, through 9/02

Times Vary .Explore the process of animation surrounded by colorful, larger-than-life graphics of popular cartoon characters. Admission: Free with NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

Ongoing, through 6/16

Times Vary. The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12.  Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Admission: $160
Location:

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Atlas Park

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

Visit the Easter Bunny on the Main Level behind Gymboree, below Regal Cinema. Come for photos and a free gift. Prices vary. See details here.
Location: 

Glendale

Atlas Park

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Queens Center

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

11:00- 8:00 Monday - Friday, 12:00-7:00pm. Saturday- Sunday.Visit the Easter Bunny on the third level towards the JCPenney wing  for Photos and a Free Gift! Admission: FREE. Picture Price Varies.
Location:
Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst

 

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LaMicro Children's Theater Workshop

Ongoing, through 4/21

3:00pm - 4:00pm. Every Saturday. LaMicro Theater is holding a free workshop every Saturday from February 18 to April 21 for children aged 6-9. Registration is required and admission is limited. To register, please email: info@lamicrotheater.org. For more information, please visit: lamicrotheater.org.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Arts and crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. All ages are welcome to join us at Queens Library at Ozone Park for our Craft program. This Program runs every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories – Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families and children. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Children's Activity Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 4:00pm. Children are invited to participate in coloring and word-search activities every Friday. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Read to Me

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 3:30pm. Children ages 3-7 are invited to an exciting storytime every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Arts and Crafts Hour

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-11:30am. Every Friday. Children ages 4 and under are welcome at Queens Library at Ozone Park for storytelling, music and games.Preregistration is required.This program runs all year long. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 845-3127.
Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-12:30pm. Every Friday. Calling all older adults: Join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people, while brightening your life! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Interwoven Worlds

Ongoing, through 4/30

Interwoven Worlds highlights carpets and textiles, for which the Turks are celebrated. This exhibit is organized by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Admission: FREE. For more information please see here Queens College.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Toddler Time

Ongoing, through 5/11

11:30am - 12:00pm. Come and join in for some short stories and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with parent/caregiver.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14 Road, NY 11357

Whitestone

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:00am - 11:30am. Come on in and join them every Friday for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Game Day!

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids in Grades 1-6: Come and join in for weekly board games, card games, and more fun, every Friday afternoon. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Preschool Crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:30am - 12:00pm. Every Friday. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 4:30pm. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue, NY 11377

Woodside

 

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Bananagrams and Scrabble

Ongoing, through 4/27

1:30pm - 3:30pm. Every Friday. It's game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams and other popular word games once a week. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Windsor Park Library, 79-50 Bell Boulevard, NY 11364

Bayside

 

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Free Karate Class - Session I

Ongoing, through 4/19

4:00pm- 5:30pm. Join us very Tuesday and Thursday join us for free Karate classes in the spring and summer. Participants may register for either Session I, which is from March 6 through April 19, or Session II, which runs from April 24 to June 14. Uniforms are provided. Ages 7-14. Admission: FREE. See more.

Location:

Glendale

Forest Park

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 5/07

4:00pm-5:00pm. Every Monday we'll have an hour of storytime, reading books and a simple craft or activity, for children ages 3 to 5. Admission: Register online or by phone, (718) 352-2027. 
Location:
Auburnale Library, 25-66 Francis Lewis Boulevard 11358

Flushing

 

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Rapunzel

Ongoing, through 4/25

See this multi-exhibition structured around the idea that artists continually influence each other. This collective consciousness is central to the evolution of art. For more information please call 718-997-3770.
Location:
Queens College Art Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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Quilting Class

Ongoing, through 9/01/12

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday join in on a quilting class and make new friends. Admission: $45 for 4 sessions. For more information please call 718-276-3454.
Location:

St. Albans

The Maria Rose International Doll Museum & Cultural Center

 

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Jackson Heights GreenMarket

Ongoing, through 7/03/12

Sundays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 34th Avenue at 77th Street. This bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop. So join your neighbors this Sunday for this year round market! For more locations click here.
Location:

Jackson Heights

 

events 4/06/12

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Arts and Crafts Hour

4:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library,85-12 Main St.

Briarwood

 

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Life's Locker Room

4:00pm. Life coach Tony Vear will present workshops for young men in middle school and high school about feeling empowered to become successful in life. Young men will also learn how to navigate male-female relationships in a way that is win-win for both sexes. Amission: FREE.
Location:
Pomonok Library, 158-21 Jewel Ave.

Flushing

 

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Red Desert

7:00pm. In conjunction with the Antonioni documentary series, and as part of the ongoing series See It Big, a screening of a beautifully restored new print of Antonioni's first color film, a ravishing study of alienation. Admission: $12.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Easter Crafts

3:00pm. Make an Easter basket and take it home with you. Please bring a clean, empty 1/2 gallon milk or juice carton for your craft. For children ages 4-12. 3-5 p.m. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14Road.

Whitestone

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

3:00PM. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library,54-22 Skillman Ave.

 

Woodside

 

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Preschool Crafts

11:30am. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Sunnyside

 

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Flushing Book Discussion Group and Film Screening

1:00pm. Please join in for the book discussion, followed by a screening of the book in film, immediately after. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Flushing

 

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Flushing Book Discussion Group and Film Screening

1:00pm - 4:00pm. Please join in for the book discussion at 1:00 p.m., followed by a screening of the book in film, immediately after at 2:00 p.m. In IRC Conference Room (3rd Floor) and Auditorium (Lower Level). Admission: FREE.
Location:
Flushing Library,  41-17 Main Street, NY 11355

Flushing

 

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WasteDiversions Sculpture and Collage from New York’s Waste Stream

Ongoing, through 10/04

10:00am -4:00pm. Materials for the Arts  is pleased to present WasteDiversions, Sculpture and Collage from New York's Waste Stream, an exhibition of new work by artists  recipients Culture Push and Vaudeville Park, as well as participants  open studio program. Admission: FREE. See more.
Location:
Waste Diversions, 33-00 Northern Boulevard 3 Floor

Long Island City

 

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UniverSoul Circus

Ongoing, through 4/15

Times Vary. The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America. For more information click here.

Location:
Roy Wilkins Park, 177th St.& Baisley Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. This Latin dance fitness craze uses dance moves like merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton for a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized! Preregistration is required. Come early to complete a personal release form for the exercise program. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 424-2619.

Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, NY 11369

East Elmhurst

 

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Salsa Night

Ongoing, through 4/30

Monday nights, 7:30 p.m. Heat up your Mondays with a salsa lesson where practice will make perfect. The lesson will be followed by the musical stylings of "Ola Fresca," a band featuring funky, jazzy Latin dance music. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Jamaica , South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino New York City

 

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Richard Hunt: Drawing in Space

Ongoing, through 4/29

11:00am.-6:00pm. Richard Hunt  is primarily known for his monumental public sculptures across the country. While abstract, the dynamism of his biomorphic sculptures superbly captures the movement of life and the human spirit.
Location:

Long Island City

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

 

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USTA-BJK National Tennis Center Summer Camps

Ongoing, through 6/01

Seven weeks of fun in the sun tennis camps starting in June 2012. Enrollment is available online and you may choose to register for one, two or as many as seven weeks. The weekly program runs from Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break or a twilight session from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Campers work on development of tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing the learning experience in a fun presentation. Programs are available for different ages. For more information, call (718) 760-6200 or try www.ntc.usta.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Museum Hours. Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families, and children. Admission: $5.
Location:

Corona

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Ongoing, through 5/01

Times Vary.There are daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. is a thrilled-filled serial about the iron-jawed crime fighter whose adversary, the Ghost, can turn himself invisible. Admission: Prices Vary.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Noguchi Museum offers Free Admission:

Ongoing, through 4/22

The Noguchi Museum, which displays sculptures and other works by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, will offer free admission until April 22. Before he died, Noguchi actually designed the two-story, 27,000-square-foot museum himself as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Manuel Ocampo: The 80s at Topaz Arts

Ongoing, through 5/12

12:00-4:00pm. The 80s a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Manuel Ocampo, one of Philippines' foremost visual artists. Having emerged into prominence in the late 1980's, this series is a time-based examination described by Ocampo as "almost antithetical to what was the order of the day a jovial poetics of dissonance toying with the forms and function of a recycled vernacular inviting a celebratory critique of traditional notions of style". See more.
Location:

Woodside

TOPAZ ARTS

 

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3D Theater Presentation: Tornado Alley

Ongoing, through 6/30

Times Vary. Follow Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their missions to witness the birth of a tornado. Ages 6 and older. Admission: $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 7/01

Mon.-Thurs. (10am-2pm); Fri. (10am-5pm); Weekends (10am-6pm) weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Admission: for a 45-minute session is $4 per person, plus general NYSCI admission. The Science Playground is free for NYSCI Premium, Family Plus, Extended Family and Donor members. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Animation

Ongoing, through 9/02

Times Vary .Explore the process of animation surrounded by colorful, larger-than-life graphics of popular cartoon characters. Admission: Free with NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

Ongoing, through 6/16

Times Vary. The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12.  Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Admission: $160
Location:

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Atlas Park

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

Visit the Easter Bunny on the Main Level behind Gymboree, below Regal Cinema. Come for photos and a free gift. Prices vary. See details here.
Location: 

Glendale

Atlas Park

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Queens Center

Ongoing, ends Sat 4/07

11:00- 8:00 Monday - Friday, 12:00-7:00pm. Saturday- Sunday.Visit the Easter Bunny on the third level towards the JCPenney wing  for Photos and a Free Gift! Admission: FREE. Picture Price Varies.
Location:
Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst

 

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LaMicro Children's Theater Workshop

Ongoing, through 4/21

3:00pm - 4:00pm. Every Saturday. LaMicro Theater is holding a free workshop every Saturday from February 18 to April 21 for children aged 6-9. Registration is required and admission is limited. To register, please email: info@lamicrotheater.org. For more information, please visit: lamicrotheater.org.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Arts and crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. All ages are welcome to join us at Queens Library at Ozone Park for our Craft program. This Program runs every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories – Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families and children. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Children's Activity Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 4:00pm. Children are invited to participate in coloring and word-search activities every Friday. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Read to Me

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 3:30pm. Children ages 3-7 are invited to an exciting storytime every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Arts and Crafts Hour

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-11:30am. Every Friday. Children ages 4 and under are welcome at Queens Library at Ozone Park for storytelling, music and games.Preregistration is required.This program runs all year long. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 845-3127.
Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-12:30pm. Every Friday. Calling all older adults: Join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people, while brightening your life! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Interwoven Worlds

Ongoing, through 4/30

Interwoven Worlds highlights carpets and textiles, for which the Turks are celebrated. This exhibit is organized by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Admission: FREE. For more information please see here Queens College.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Toddler Time

Ongoing, through 5/11

11:30am - 12:00pm. Come and join in for some short stories and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with parent/caregiver.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14 Road, NY 11357

Whitestone

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:00am - 11:30am. Come on in and join them every Friday for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Game Day!

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids in Grades 1-6: Come and join in for weekly board games, card games, and more fun, every Friday afternoon. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Preschool Crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:30am - 12:00pm. Every Friday. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 4:30pm. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue, NY 11377

Woodside

 

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Bananagrams and Scrabble

Ongoing, through 4/27

1:30pm - 3:30pm. Every Friday. It's game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams and other popular word games once a week. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Windsor Park Library, 79-50 Bell Boulevard, NY 11364

Bayside

 

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Free Karate Class - Session I

Ongoing, through 4/19

4:00pm- 5:30pm. Join us very Tuesday and Thursday join us for free Karate classes in the spring and summer. Participants may register for either Session I, which is from March 6 through April 19, or Session II, which runs from April 24 to June 14. Uniforms are provided. Ages 7-14. Admission: FREE. See more.

Location:

Glendale

Forest Park

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 5/07

4:00pm-5:00pm. Every Monday we'll have an hour of storytime, reading books and a simple craft or activity, for children ages 3 to 5. Admission: Register online or by phone, (718) 352-2027. 
Location:
Auburnale Library, 25-66 Francis Lewis Boulevard 11358

Flushing

 

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Rapunzel

Ongoing, through 4/25

See this multi-exhibition structured around the idea that artists continually influence each other. This collective consciousness is central to the evolution of art. For more information please call 718-997-3770.
Location:
Queens College Art Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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Quilting Class

Ongoing, through 9/01/12

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday join in on a quilting class and make new friends. Admission: $45 for 4 sessions. For more information please call 718-276-3454.
Location:

St. Albans

The Maria Rose International Doll Museum & Cultural Center

 

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Jackson Heights GreenMarket

Ongoing, through 7/03/12

Sundays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 34th Avenue at 77th Street. This bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop. So join your neighbors this Sunday for this year round market! For more locations click here.
Location:

Jackson Heights

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Queens Center

Started 3/17, ends today

11:00- 8:00 Monday - Friday, 12:00-7:00pm. Saturday- Sunday.Visit the Easter Bunny on the third level towards the JCPenney wing  for Photos and a Free Gift! Admission: FREE. Picture Price Varies.
Location:
Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst

 

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Easter Bunny Photos at Atlas Park

Started 3/30, ends today

Visit the Easter Bunny on the Main Level behind Gymboree, below Regal Cinema. Come for photos and a free gift. Prices vary. See details here.
Location: 

Glendale

Atlas Park

 

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Chung Kuo China

5:00pm. The director was at the height of his fame when he went to China in 1972 to document the revolution. He completed his cinematic portrait of workers and farmers in China's cities and villages a few months later, but he could never have guessed that it would be 32 years before the documentary would be shown freely to a Chinese audience. Admission: Free with Museum admission.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Superstizione

2:00pm. A study of the rites and beliefs in the world of superstitions. Admission: Free with museum admission.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Modell’s Spring Sports Clinics Double Dutch

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This April, NYC Parks is once again partnering with Modell's. Youth between the ages of 8-17 can try a new sport or sharpen their skills. All equipment is provided during these free, one-day clinics and participants receive a free t-shirt . Attend one or attend all! On-site registration at each site will begin at 9:00 a.m.  Admission: Free.
Location:
Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard

Rego Park

 

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Merantau

3:00pm. With Iko Uwais, Sisca Jessica. In West Sumatra, Yuda, a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau sets off on his merantau, a centuries-old rite of passage that will send him from his farming village to Jakarta. In the city, a chance encounter puts Yuda on the run from a group of human traffickers. With escape seemingly beyond his grasp, Yuda has no choice but to face his attackers.  Admission: Free with Museum admission.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Orienteering

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off limits to the general public. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our City's rich history and diverse culture, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Admission: FREE. For more information click here.
Location:

Fort Totten Park

 

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Grips, Grunts, and Groans

12:00pm. Curly finds grunt work as a sparring partner at the Hangover Athletic Club; he pretends that he is nuts by impersonating a dog as part of an insurance scam; and the boys get married, trading in wedding cake for custard pie. Admission: Free with Museum admission.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

12:00pm - 6:00pm. Spectacular Saturdays @ the Library Series proudly presents a Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron with a screening of "Black Wax Is That Jazz," a discussion of the poetry of Gil Scott-Heron by David Mills, and a panel discussion with Prof. Keith Gilyard, Prof. Tony Medina, Prof. Aldon Nielsen and many more. The afternoon will close with the B4 Quo'tet. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Langston Hughes Library, 100-01 Northern Boulevard, NY 11368

Corona

 

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Spring Eggstravaganza!

Starts today, through Sun 4/08

11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Visit the Zoo for an egg-stravagant Easter event! Take part in an egg hunt, meet the Easter Bunny and our Flemish giant rabbits, and enjoy a variety of spring-themed activities. Admission: FREE. For more information click here.
Location:

Flushing

Queens Zoo

 

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Easter Egg Hunt

9:00 - 12:00pm. USTA National Tennis Center presents their Annual Easter Egg Hunt followed by Mini Tennis Clinic. Prizes include one week of summer camp, free court time and more! Bring your own Easter Basket! Admission: $15 if pre-registered at the Front Desk, $20 after March 30th. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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Kids Club Meeting

8:00am-10:00am. Monthly meetings are FREE to members.  It's easy to join.  Just grab Mom, Dad or a grown up and stop by Guest Services, Level 2, JCPenney Wing, and have them fill out a membership form for you.  Then join us at our Monthly Meetings and be a part of the fun! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst

 

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Essay Writing

2:00pm. Writing help for teens and adults who wish to improve essay writing skills. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Far Rockaway Library, 16-37 Central Ave.

Far Rockaway

 

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Family Story Time

11:00am. Rise and shine at the library on selected Saturday mornings, with stories and songs for children of all ages. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St.

Flushing

 

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BARNYARD EASTER EGG HUNT

12:00-4:00pm. The Farm Museum will hold its annual Egg Hunt in the orchard.  Egg hunts will be ongoing throughout the day. "Whiskers" the bunny will be hopping around the farm to greet children and pose for pictures, bring your camera. Admission: $5.
Location:

Little Neck

Queens County Farm Museum

 

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WasteDiversions Sculpture and Collage from New York’s Waste Stream

Ongoing, through 10/04

10:00am -4:00pm. Materials for the Arts  is pleased to present WasteDiversions, Sculpture and Collage from New York's Waste Stream, an exhibition of new work by artists  recipients Culture Push and Vaudeville Park, as well as participants  open studio program. Admission: FREE. See more.
Location:
Waste Diversions, 33-00 Northern Boulevard 3 Floor

Long Island City

 

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UniverSoul Circus

Ongoing, through 4/15

Times Vary. The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America. For more information click here.

Location:
Roy Wilkins Park, 177th St.& Baisley Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. This Latin dance fitness craze uses dance moves like merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton for a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized! Preregistration is required. Come early to complete a personal release form for the exercise program. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 424-2619.

Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, NY 11369

East Elmhurst

 

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Salsa Night

Ongoing, through 4/30

Monday nights, 7:30 p.m. Heat up your Mondays with a salsa lesson where practice will make perfect. The lesson will be followed by the musical stylings of "Ola Fresca," a band featuring funky, jazzy Latin dance music. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Jamaica , South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino New York City

 

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Richard Hunt: Drawing in Space

Ongoing, through 4/29

11:00am.-6:00pm. Richard Hunt  is primarily known for his monumental public sculptures across the country. While abstract, the dynamism of his biomorphic sculptures superbly captures the movement of life and the human spirit.
Location:

Long Island City

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

 

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USTA-BJK National Tennis Center Summer Camps

Ongoing, through 6/01

Seven weeks of fun in the sun tennis camps starting in June 2012. Enrollment is available online and you may choose to register for one, two or as many as seven weeks. The weekly program runs from Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break or a twilight session from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Campers work on development of tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing the learning experience in a fun presentation. Programs are available for different ages. For more information, call (718) 760-6200 or try www.ntc.usta.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Museum Hours. Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families, and children. Admission: $5.
Location:

Corona

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Ongoing, through 5/01

Times Vary.There are daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. is a thrilled-filled serial about the iron-jawed crime fighter whose adversary, the Ghost, can turn himself invisible. Admission: Prices Vary.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Noguchi Museum offers Free Admission:

Ongoing, through 4/22

The Noguchi Museum, which displays sculptures and other works by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, will offer free admission until April 22. Before he died, Noguchi actually designed the two-story, 27,000-square-foot museum himself as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Manuel Ocampo: The 80s at Topaz Arts

Ongoing, through 5/12

12:00-4:00pm. The 80s a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Manuel Ocampo, one of Philippines' foremost visual artists. Having emerged into prominence in the late 1980's, this series is a time-based examination described by Ocampo as "almost antithetical to what was the order of the day a jovial poetics of dissonance toying with the forms and function of a recycled vernacular inviting a celebratory critique of traditional notions of style". See more.
Location:

Woodside

TOPAZ ARTS

 

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3D Theater Presentation: Tornado Alley

Ongoing, through 6/30

Times Vary. Follow Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their missions to witness the birth of a tornado. Ages 6 and older. Admission: $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 7/01

Mon.-Thurs. (10am-2pm); Fri. (10am-5pm); Weekends (10am-6pm) weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Admission: for a 45-minute session is $4 per person, plus general NYSCI admission. The Science Playground is free for NYSCI Premium, Family Plus, Extended Family and Donor members. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Animation

Ongoing, through 9/02

Times Vary .Explore the process of animation surrounded by colorful, larger-than-life graphics of popular cartoon characters. Admission: Free with NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

Ongoing, through 6/16

Times Vary. The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12.  Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Admission: $160
Location:

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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LaMicro Children's Theater Workshop

Ongoing, through 4/21

3:00pm - 4:00pm. Every Saturday. LaMicro Theater is holding a free workshop every Saturday from February 18 to April 21 for children aged 6-9. Registration is required and admission is limited. To register, please email: info@lamicrotheater.org. For more information, please visit: lamicrotheater.org.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Children's Activity Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 4:00pm. Children are invited to participate in coloring and word-search activities every Friday. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Arts and crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. All ages are welcome to join us at Queens Library at Ozone Park for our Craft program. This Program runs every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories – Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families and children. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Arts and Crafts Hour

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Bananagrams and Scrabble

Ongoing, through 4/27

1:30pm - 3:30pm. Every Friday. It's game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams and other popular word games once a week. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Windsor Park Library, 79-50 Bell Boulevard, NY 11364

Bayside

 

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Game Day!

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids in Grades 1-6: Come and join in for weekly board games, card games, and more fun, every Friday afternoon. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-11:30am. Every Friday. Children ages 4 and under are welcome at Queens Library at Ozone Park for storytelling, music and games.Preregistration is required.This program runs all year long. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 845-3127.
Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-12:30pm. Every Friday. Calling all older adults: Join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people, while brightening your life! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Interwoven Worlds

Ongoing, through 4/30

Interwoven Worlds highlights carpets and textiles, for which the Turks are celebrated. This exhibit is organized by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Admission: FREE. For more information please see here Queens College.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Toddler Time

Ongoing, through 5/11

11:30am - 12:00pm. Come and join in for some short stories and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with parent/caregiver.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14 Road, NY 11357

Whitestone

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:00am - 11:30am. Come on in and join them every Friday for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 4:30pm. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue, NY 11377

Woodside

 

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Preschool Crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:30am - 12:00pm. Every Friday. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Read to Me

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 3:30pm. Children ages 3-7 are invited to an exciting storytime every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Free Karate Class - Session I

Ongoing, through 4/19

4:00pm- 5:30pm. Join us very Tuesday and Thursday join us for free Karate classes in the spring and summer. Participants may register for either Session I, which is from March 6 through April 19, or Session II, which runs from April 24 to June 14. Uniforms are provided. Ages 7-14. Admission: FREE. See more.

Location:

Glendale

Forest Park

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 5/07

4:00pm-5:00pm. Every Monday we'll have an hour of storytime, reading books and a simple craft or activity, for children ages 3 to 5. Admission: Register online or by phone, (718) 352-2027. 
Location:
Auburnale Library, 25-66 Francis Lewis Boulevard 11358

Flushing

 

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Rapunzel

Ongoing, through 4/25

See this multi-exhibition structured around the idea that artists continually influence each other. This collective consciousness is central to the evolution of art. For more information please call 718-997-3770.
Location:
Queens College Art Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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Quilting Class

Ongoing, through 9/01/12

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday join in on a quilting class and make new friends. Admission: $45 for 4 sessions. For more information please call 718-276-3454.
Location:

St. Albans

The Maria Rose International Doll Museum & Cultural Center

 

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Jackson Heights GreenMarket

Ongoing, through 7/03/12

Sundays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 34th Avenue at 77th Street. This bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop. So join your neighbors this Sunday for this year round market! For more locations click here.
Location:

Jackson Heights

 

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Spring Eggstravaganza!

Started Sat 4/07, ends today

11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Visit the Zoo for an egg-stravagant Easter event! Take part in an egg hunt, meet the Easter Bunny and our Flemish giant rabbits, and enjoy a variety of spring-themed activities. Admission: FREE. For more information click here.
Location:

Flushing

Queens Zoo

 

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Family Scavenger Hunt

11:00am.We connect with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Kissena Playground, Near 164 and Oak streets

Flushing

 

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Bruce High Quality Foundation presents Bruceforma 2012: The Resurrection

12:00-6:00pm. The Resurrection, the most important performance addendum to the most important exhibition of all time, ever. Featuring live music, live performance, live Easter egg hunting, live lamb roasting, and a live resurrection of Bruce High Quality. Admission: $10.
Location:

Long Island City

MoMA / P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center

 

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Easter Fest in Forest Hills

11:00am. Ascension Presbyterian Church hosts its annual EasterFest with an Easter egg hunt. There's puppetry, food, music, a big Easter egg hunt, and more for the kids. Admission: $5.
Location:
P.S. 101, 2 Russell Place.

Forest Hills

 

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Take Root

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm.  This season's Take Root series continues with yet another double bill of dance! Come and Take Root with Susan Thomasson Danceworks & Elea Gorana Elissaveta Iordanova!. Admission:$15. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

Green Space

 

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MetLife Second Sundays for Families

1:00 - 4:00pm. The Museum will present a day of exciting activities centered around an exhibition. Join the Family Tour and make your own creation in the Drop-In Workshop. Refreshments will be provided. Admission: FREE. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Festival

1:00 p.m.  Meet the easter bunny, egg and face painting, cotton candy and more fun activities  live entertainment starting at 2 p.m. See more.
Location:
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24 Ave.

Astoria

 

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WasteDiversions Sculpture and Collage from New York’s Waste Stream

Ongoing, through 10/04

10:00am -4:00pm. Materials for the Arts  is pleased to present WasteDiversions, Sculpture and Collage from New York's Waste Stream, an exhibition of new work by artists  recipients Culture Push and Vaudeville Park, as well as participants  open studio program. Admission: FREE. See more.
Location:
Waste Diversions, 33-00 Northern Boulevard 3 Floor

Long Island City

 

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UniverSoul Circus

Ongoing, through 4/15

Times Vary. The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America. For more information click here.

Location:
Roy Wilkins Park, 177th St.& Baisley Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. This Latin dance fitness craze uses dance moves like merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton for a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized! Preregistration is required. Come early to complete a personal release form for the exercise program. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 424-2619.

Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, NY 11369

East Elmhurst

 

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Salsa Night

Ongoing, through 4/30

Monday nights, 7:30 p.m. Heat up your Mondays with a salsa lesson where practice will make perfect. The lesson will be followed by the musical stylings of "Ola Fresca," a band featuring funky, jazzy Latin dance music. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Jamaica , South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino New York City

 

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Richard Hunt: Drawing in Space

Ongoing, through 4/29

11:00am.-6:00pm. Richard Hunt  is primarily known for his monumental public sculptures across the country. While abstract, the dynamism of his biomorphic sculptures superbly captures the movement of life and the human spirit.
Location:

Long Island City

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

 

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USTA-BJK National Tennis Center Summer Camps

Ongoing, through 6/01

Seven weeks of fun in the sun tennis camps starting in June 2012. Enrollment is available online and you may choose to register for one, two or as many as seven weeks. The weekly program runs from Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break or a twilight session from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Campers work on development of tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing the learning experience in a fun presentation. Programs are available for different ages. For more information, call (718) 760-6200 or try www.ntc.usta.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Museum Hours. Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families, and children. Admission: $5.
Location:

Corona

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Ongoing, through 5/01

Times Vary.There are daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. is a thrilled-filled serial about the iron-jawed crime fighter whose adversary, the Ghost, can turn himself invisible. Admission: Prices Vary.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Noguchi Museum offers Free Admission:

Ongoing, through 4/22

The Noguchi Museum, which displays sculptures and other works by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, will offer free admission until April 22. Before he died, Noguchi actually designed the two-story, 27,000-square-foot museum himself as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Manuel Ocampo: The 80s at Topaz Arts

Ongoing, through 5/12

12:00-4:00pm. The 80s a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Manuel Ocampo, one of Philippines' foremost visual artists. Having emerged into prominence in the late 1980's, this series is a time-based examination described by Ocampo as "almost antithetical to what was the order of the day a jovial poetics of dissonance toying with the forms and function of a recycled vernacular inviting a celebratory critique of traditional notions of style". See more.
Location:

Woodside

TOPAZ ARTS

 

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3D Theater Presentation: Tornado Alley

Ongoing, through 6/30

Times Vary. Follow Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their missions to witness the birth of a tornado. Ages 6 and older. Admission: $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 7/01

Mon.-Thurs. (10am-2pm); Fri. (10am-5pm); Weekends (10am-6pm) weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Admission: for a 45-minute session is $4 per person, plus general NYSCI admission. The Science Playground is free for NYSCI Premium, Family Plus, Extended Family and Donor members. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Animation

Ongoing, through 9/02

Times Vary .Explore the process of animation surrounded by colorful, larger-than-life graphics of popular cartoon characters. Admission: Free with NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

Ongoing, through 6/16

Times Vary. The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12.  Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Admission: $160
Location:

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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LaMicro Children's Theater Workshop

Ongoing, through 4/21

3:00pm - 4:00pm. Every Saturday. LaMicro Theater is holding a free workshop every Saturday from February 18 to April 21 for children aged 6-9. Registration is required and admission is limited. To register, please email: info@lamicrotheater.org. For more information, please visit: lamicrotheater.org.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Children's Activity Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 4:00pm. Children are invited to participate in coloring and word-search activities every Friday. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Arts and crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. All ages are welcome to join us at Queens Library at Ozone Park for our Craft program. This Program runs every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories – Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families and children. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Arts and Crafts Hour

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Bananagrams and Scrabble

Ongoing, through 4/27

1:30pm - 3:30pm. Every Friday. It's game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams and other popular word games once a week. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Windsor Park Library, 79-50 Bell Boulevard, NY 11364

Bayside

 

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Game Day!

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids in Grades 1-6: Come and join in for weekly board games, card games, and more fun, every Friday afternoon. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-11:30am. Every Friday. Children ages 4 and under are welcome at Queens Library at Ozone Park for storytelling, music and games.Preregistration is required.This program runs all year long. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 845-3127.
Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-12:30pm. Every Friday. Calling all older adults: Join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people, while brightening your life! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Interwoven Worlds

Ongoing, through 4/30

Interwoven Worlds highlights carpets and textiles, for which the Turks are celebrated. This exhibit is organized by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Admission: FREE. For more information please see here Queens College.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Toddler Time

Ongoing, through 5/11

11:30am - 12:00pm. Come and join in for some short stories and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with parent/caregiver.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14 Road, NY 11357

Whitestone

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:00am - 11:30am. Come on in and join them every Friday for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 4:30pm. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue, NY 11377

Woodside

 

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Preschool Crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:30am - 12:00pm. Every Friday. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Read to Me

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 3:30pm. Children ages 3-7 are invited to an exciting storytime every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Free Karate Class - Session I

Ongoing, through 4/19

4:00pm- 5:30pm. Join us very Tuesday and Thursday join us for free Karate classes in the spring and summer. Participants may register for either Session I, which is from March 6 through April 19, or Session II, which runs from April 24 to June 14. Uniforms are provided. Ages 7-14. Admission: FREE. See more.

Location:

Glendale

Forest Park

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 5/07

4:00pm-5:00pm. Every Monday we'll have an hour of storytime, reading books and a simple craft or activity, for children ages 3 to 5. Admission: Register online or by phone, (718) 352-2027. 
Location:
Auburnale Library, 25-66 Francis Lewis Boulevard 11358

Flushing

 

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Rapunzel

Ongoing, through 4/25

See this multi-exhibition structured around the idea that artists continually influence each other. This collective consciousness is central to the evolution of art. For more information please call 718-997-3770.
Location:
Queens College Art Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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Quilting Class

Ongoing, through 9/01/12

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday join in on a quilting class and make new friends. Admission: $45 for 4 sessions. For more information please call 718-276-3454.
Location:

St. Albans

The Maria Rose International Doll Museum & Cultural Center

 

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Jackson Heights GreenMarket

Ongoing, through 7/03/12

Sundays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 34th Avenue at 77th Street. This bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop. So join your neighbors this Sunday for this year round market! For more locations click here.
Location:

Jackson Heights

 

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Introductory Flamenco

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. (Open Class/Various Ages)Admission: FREE.
Location:

Long Island City

American Bolero Dance Company

 

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Flamenco Teens

Ongoing, through 4/16

5:00pm-6:00pm. Every Monday. Castanets taught in this class. Ages 11-16. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Long Island City

American Bolero Dance Company

 

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Flamenco Kids

Ongoing, through 4/16

4:00pm-4:50pm. Every Monday. Castanets taught in this class. Ages 5-7. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Long Island City

American Bolero Dance Company

 

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Family Wii Fitness Coach

Ongoing, through 5/14

6:30pm - 7:30pm. (3/5, 3/19, 4/9, 4/23, 5/14). Get in shape while having fun with your family as we use a Personal virtual trainer who demonstrates moves, gives advice and provides motivation.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Lefrak City Library, 98-30 57 Avenue, NY 11368

Corona

 

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Architecture & You: The Column, Arch, Door, Stairway & Their Meaning in Our Lives

Ongoing, through 4/30

6:30pm - 8:00pm. Every Monday. Learn the great instances of these basic architectural elements, from ancient Greece to New York City today. These illustrated talks are based on Aesthetic Realism, the education founded by Eli Siegel. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street NY 11355

Flushing

 

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WasteDiversions Sculpture and Collage from New York’s Waste Stream

Ongoing, through 10/04

10:00am -4:00pm. Materials for the Arts  is pleased to present WasteDiversions, Sculpture and Collage from New York's Waste Stream, an exhibition of new work by artists  recipients Culture Push and Vaudeville Park, as well as participants  open studio program. Admission: FREE. See more.
Location:
Waste Diversions, 33-00 Northern Boulevard 3 Floor

Long Island City

 

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UniverSoul Circus

Ongoing, through 4/15

Times Vary. The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America. For more information click here.

Location:
Roy Wilkins Park, 177th St.& Baisley Blvd.

Jamaica

 

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Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults

Ongoing, through 4/16

6:00pm-7:00pm. Every Monday. This Latin dance fitness craze uses dance moves like merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton for a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized! Preregistration is required. Come early to complete a personal release form for the exercise program. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 424-2619.

Location:
East Elmhurst Library, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, NY 11369

East Elmhurst

 

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Salsa Night

Ongoing, through 4/30

Monday nights, 7:30 p.m. Heat up your Mondays with a salsa lesson where practice will make perfect. The lesson will be followed by the musical stylings of "Ola Fresca," a band featuring funky, jazzy Latin dance music. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Jamaica , South Ozone Park

Resorts World Casino New York City

 

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Richard Hunt: Drawing in Space

Ongoing, through 4/29

11:00am.-6:00pm. Richard Hunt  is primarily known for his monumental public sculptures across the country. While abstract, the dynamism of his biomorphic sculptures superbly captures the movement of life and the human spirit.
Location:

Long Island City

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

 

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USTA-BJK National Tennis Center Summer Camps

Ongoing, through 6/01

Seven weeks of fun in the sun tennis camps starting in June 2012. Enrollment is available online and you may choose to register for one, two or as many as seven weeks. The weekly program runs from Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break or a twilight session from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Campers work on development of tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing the learning experience in a fun presentation. Programs are available for different ages. For more information, call (718) 760-6200 or try www.ntc.usta.com.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

 

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Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Museum Hours. Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families, and children. Admission: $5.
Location:

Corona

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Ongoing, through 5/01

Times Vary.There are daily screenings of episodes of classic movie serials in Tut's Fever Movie Palace, an artwork by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong that pays homage to the movie palace. Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. is a thrilled-filled serial about the iron-jawed crime fighter whose adversary, the Ghost, can turn himself invisible. Admission: Prices Vary.
Location:

Astoria

Museum of the Moving Image

 

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Noguchi Museum offers Free Admission:

Ongoing, through 4/22

The Noguchi Museum, which displays sculptures and other works by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, will offer free admission until April 22. Before he died, Noguchi actually designed the two-story, 27,000-square-foot museum himself as an open-air sculpture garden ensconced within a building that houses 10 galleries. See more.
Location:

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Manuel Ocampo: The 80s at Topaz Arts

Ongoing, through 5/12

12:00-4:00pm. The 80s a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Manuel Ocampo, one of Philippines' foremost visual artists. Having emerged into prominence in the late 1980's, this series is a time-based examination described by Ocampo as "almost antithetical to what was the order of the day a jovial poetics of dissonance toying with the forms and function of a recycled vernacular inviting a celebratory critique of traditional notions of style". See more.
Location:

Woodside

TOPAZ ARTS

 

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3D Theater Presentation: Tornado Alley

Ongoing, through 6/30

Times Vary. Follow Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their missions to witness the birth of a tornado. Ages 6 and older. Admission: $6 adults; $5 children, students & seniors, plus NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 7/01

Mon.-Thurs. (10am-2pm); Fri. (10am-5pm); Weekends (10am-6pm) weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Admission: for a 45-minute session is $4 per person, plus general NYSCI admission. The Science Playground is free for NYSCI Premium, Family Plus, Extended Family and Donor members. See more.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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Animation

Ongoing, through 9/02

Times Vary .Explore the process of animation surrounded by colorful, larger-than-life graphics of popular cartoon characters. Admission: Free with NYSCI admission.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

New York Hall of Science

 

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

Ongoing, through 6/16

Times Vary. The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5-12.  Children's imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the Bee Garden, and more! Admission: $160
Location:

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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LaMicro Children's Theater Workshop

Ongoing, through 4/21

3:00pm - 4:00pm. Every Saturday. LaMicro Theater is holding a free workshop every Saturday from February 18 to April 21 for children aged 6-9. Registration is required and admission is limited. To register, please email: info@lamicrotheater.org. For more information, please visit: lamicrotheater.org.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Children's Activity Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 4:00pm. Children are invited to participate in coloring and word-search activities every Friday. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Arts and crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. All ages are welcome to join us at Queens Library at Ozone Park for our Craft program. This Program runs every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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New York Street Stories

Ongoing, through 5/20

Frank Oscar Larson: 1950s New York Street Stories – Larson was an avid empathetic observer of life on the streets of New York City. The everyday person is honored in his candid portraits of "working stiffs," families and children. Admission: FREE.
Location:

Corona , Flushing

Queens Museum of Art

 

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Arts and Crafts Hour

Ongoing, through 4/27

4:00pm - 5:00pm. Children are invited to create a new craft project each Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Bananagrams and Scrabble

Ongoing, through 4/27

1:30pm - 3:30pm. Every Friday. It's game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams and other popular word games once a week. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Windsor Park Library, 79-50 Bell Boulevard, NY 11364

Bayside

 

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Game Day!

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:30pm - 5:00pm. Kids in Grades 1-6: Come and join in for weekly board games, card games, and more fun, every Friday afternoon. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-11:30am. Every Friday. Children ages 4 and under are welcome at Queens Library at Ozone Park for storytelling, music and games.Preregistration is required.This program runs all year long. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 845-3127.
Location:
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard NY 11417

Ozone Park

 

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STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Ongoing, through 4/27

10:30am-12:30pm. Every Friday. Calling all older adults: Join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people, while brightening your life! Admission: FREE.
Location:
Queens Village Library, 94-11 217 Street, NY 11428

Queens Village

 

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Interwoven Worlds

Ongoing, through 4/30

Interwoven Worlds highlights carpets and textiles, for which the Turks are celebrated. This exhibit is organized by the Godwin-Ternbach Museum. Admission: FREE. For more information please see here Queens College.
Location:

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Toddler Time

Ongoing, through 5/11

11:30am - 12:00pm. Come and join in for some short stories and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years with parent/caregiver.Admission: FREE.
Location:
Whitestone Library, 151-10 14 Road, NY 11357

Whitestone

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:00am - 11:30am. Come on in and join them every Friday for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Play Mah-Jongg for Fun

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 4:30pm. Mah-jongg is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players.The object of modern American mah-jongg is to make the tiles match up with a hand on a mah-jongg card. Admission: FREE.
Location:
Woodside Library, 54-22 Skillman Avenue, NY 11377

Woodside

 

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Preschool Crafts

Ongoing, through 4/27

11:30am - 12:00pm. Every Friday. Simple crafts for preschoolers. Preregistration is required. Admission: FREE. For more information call: (718) 784-3033.

Location:
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, NY 11104

Long Island City

 

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Read to Me

Ongoing, through 4/27

3:00pm - 3:30pm. Children ages 3-7 are invited to an exciting storytime every Friday. Admission: FREE.

Location:
Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street, NY 11435

Briarwood

 

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Free Karate Class - Session I

Ongoing, through 4/19

4:00pm- 5:30pm. Join us very Tuesday and Thursday join us for free Karate classes in the spring and summer. Participants may register for either Session I, which is from March 6 through April 19, or Session II, which runs from April 24 to June 14. Uniforms are provided. Ages 7-14. Admission: FREE. See more.

Location:

Glendale

Forest Park

 

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Picture Book Time

Ongoing, through 5/07

4:00pm-5:00pm. Every Monday we'll have an hour of storytime, reading books and a simple craft or activity, for children ages 3 to 5. Admission: Register online or by phone, (718) 352-2027. 
Location:
Auburnale Library, 25-66 Francis Lewis Boulevard 11358

Flushing

 

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Rapunzel

Ongoing, through 4/25

See this multi-exhibition structured around the idea that artists continually influence each other. This collective consciousness is central to the evolution of art. For more information please call 718-997-3770.
Location:
Queens College Art Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing

 

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Quilting Class

Ongoing, through 9/01/12

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday join in on a quilting class and make new friends. Admission: $45 for 4 sessions. For more information please call 718-276-3454.
Location:

St. Albans

The Maria Rose International Doll Museum & Cultural Center

 

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Jackson Heights GreenMarket

Ongoing, through 7/03/12

Sundays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 34th Avenue at 77th Street. This bustling Sunday market draws a large crowd of families, long-time residents and young couples who come out to shop. So join your neighbors this Sunday for this year round market! For more locations click here.
Location:

Jackson Heights

 
 
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