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Paddling at Little Bay Park

Come enjoy FREE kayaking and environmental education literature and activities, as part of Family Fun Day at Little Bay Park, a festival produced by Metropolitan…

Harlem Harvest Festival

Join the community at Harlem Park to Park for day-long Harlem Harvest Festival! The event is an urban interpretation of a traditional “state fair” with fresh produce, breweries, prepared foods and harvest specialties.

Creatures of the Night – Family Edition

Explore Prospect Park after dark with expert naturalist Paul Keim. Share snacks and beverages with Paul as he speaks about the ecological role that bats and nocturnal insects play in our environment, followed by a walking tour to spot and identify the Park’s various species of resident bats in flight.

Buzz on Bees

Celebrate our winged aviators at this family-friendly workshop! Take a tour of QBG’s Bee Garden, learn about these amazing insects, sample local honey, and make a beeswax candle to take home.

Holiday Train Show

For the 25th anniversary of NYC’s favorite winter tradition, enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

Queens Clean Up Crew Kick-Off Event

Kick off is at 10am in Astoria Park at 19th Street (between 23rd Ave and 22nd Drive). We invite ALL our neighbors to come out and volunteer to help clean up this beautiful community space! Hang out with your neighbors and enjoy.

Hack-a-thon House Party

This family friendly party is a fun-filled day of learning, sharing ideas and exploring inventions—at the intersection of art and technology.

River to River to ease the heatwave

NYC’s annual River to River Festival helps make the sweltering summer a little more bearable. The festival features an eclectic mix of free events, including performances, interactive workshops, and family friendly activities.