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Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Queens this Weekend

Plan your family's best weekend yet in Queens!

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

Editor's Picks for This Weekend

The Roll-A-Rama at the Runway Rink

WHEN: Apr. 15 - Nov. 27, Fridays, 4-8pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-8pm
WHERE: TWA Hotel, One Idlewild Drive, Jamaica, NY
WHAT: Take a spin around this outdoor rink (to retro tunes, naturally) near the 1958 Lockheed Constellation "Connie" airplane turned cocktail lounge. WANT TO GO? $20; $16 per child younger than 12. 212-806-9000.
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Movie Night at the Garden: Men in Black

WHEN: Friday, Jul. 1, 7:30pm
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 4350 Main Street, Flushing, NY
AGES: 13 and older

Here come the Men in Black! MIB agents Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) go on a mission to stop an alien assassin in New York City. Rated PG-13. Before the movie, come make origami sunglasses! Spend the evening in an urban oasis-turned outdoor cinema with after-hours admission. Experience big screen magic with the beautiful backdrop of golden hour in the evening. Included are a $5 snack voucher.

WANT TO GO? $55 family 4 pack (Two Adult + Two Child, Student, Senior, or Individual with Disabilities ); $17 adult ticket; $15 Child, Student, Senior; discounts for members. 718-886-3800.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Rock N' Roll Family Jam

WHEN: Apr. 9 - Nov. 19, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Astoria Park, 19 19th St., Astoria, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Bring the kids out for a jam packed adventure including family dancing and singing, parachute, "what's in the box", and the best bubble party in NYC!  WANT TO GO? $25. 513-319-4606.
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Queens Night Market

WHEN: Apr. 16 - Aug. 20, Saturdays, 5pm-12am
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona, NY
WHAT: This large, family-friendly open-air night market features up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances. WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods.
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United Skates at Atlas Park

WHEN: Apr. 26 - Oct. 16, Mondays, 10am-10pm; Tuesdays, 4-9pm; Wednesdays, 10am-10pm; Thursdays, 4-9pm; Fridays, 4-10pm; Saturdays, 12:30-10pm; Sundays, 12:30-9pm
WHERE: The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale , NY
WHAT: Go for a roll at this outdoor skating rink! WANT TO GO? Admission starts at $6; $6 skate rental. 347-475-5141.
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America The Beautiful: Independence Day Concert Of Classical Vocal Music FREE

WHEN: Friday, Jul. 1, 2-3pm
WHERE: Queens Public Library- Forest Hills, 108-19 71 Avenue , Forest Hills, NY
WHAT: Join the library for an afternoon of music! Program includes a selection of beloved tunes from the American Songbook, such as: "Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'" from Oklahoma, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound Of Music", "Over The Rainbow" from The Wizard Of Oz, a medley of songs by George Gershwin, and many more. WANT TO GO? 718-268-7934.
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July 4th Crafts FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Jul. 2, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Whitestone Branch, 151-10 14 Rd., Whitestone, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Let's get creative! Join the library for a fun, Fourth of July craft, for children ages 5 and up. WANT TO GO? 718-767-8010.
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Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

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

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