In celebration of the official end to one of the worst winter’s on record, take a few minutes to pack away the winter gear, and then get ready to get out and get moving! There is so much going on this month and Queens Mamas brings you some of the best events around the borough to usher in the warmer weather and get you in the spring spirit!
Queens Easter Egg Hunt at the Mall
The Queens Mamas Meetup Group is going to be at the Queens Center Mall on April 2nd. Dress up in your favorite Spring outfit and come join us! There’ll be eggs-traordinary magic, prizes and a few surprises” Register for the event here.
Face the Music Youth Ensemble at the Queens Museum of Art
Sunday, April 3, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Join this ensemble of incredibly talented teenage musicians and they perform a variety of musical pieces from the hip-hop era to rockin’ chamber pieces. Face the Music introduces children and families to some of the greatest musical minds of tomorrow.
Visit Face the Music to learn more.
The Noguchi Museum Present Open Studio
Sunday, April 3, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM , Long Island City
The museum present Open Studio, a Collaboration of Science and Structures, which encourages families and children to create original works of art based on their experience at the museum. For more information visit Open Art Studio.
Animals Alive at the Astoria Library
Wednesday, April 6, 3:30 PM, Astoria
Young children will love getting up close with and learning about animals from the Alley Pond Environmental Center. For further details visit Animals Alive.
MillionTreesNYC Workshop at the Queens Botantical Garden
Saturday, April 9, 3:30-5:30 PM , Flushing
Make the pledge to take care of a street tree in your neighborhood. This workshop will teach kids everything they need to know about the importance of tree care and how it impacts our neighborhood. Registration is required for this event. Visit Tree Workshop to enroll.
Children’s Carnival at the Queens County Farm Museum
Saturday and Sunday April 9 & 10/April 16 & 17, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Glen Oaks
Get in the spring spirit at this fantastic carnival featuring rides, magic shows, games and hayrides. Get additional details and show times at Children’s Carnival
Alice in Wonderland Follies at the Kupferberg Center
Sunday, April 17, 3:00 PM, Flushing
From its Once Upon a Ballet Series, The New York Theatre Ballet brings this wonderful classic to life for your littlest dance fans. Recommended for ages 5 and up, the New York Times calls this performance “a discreet little pearl in the oyster of New York dance.”
Get additional details at Alice in Wonderland
Spring Eggstravaganza at the Queens Zoo
Saturday, April 23 & Sunday, April 24/11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Meet the Easter bunny, go on an egg hunt and enjoy a variety of spring crafts and activities.
Visit Spring Eggstravaganza at the Queens Zoo for more information.
Kite Flight, DYI & Fly at Socrates Sculpture Park
Sunday, April 25, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM , Long Island City
In conjunction with the Noguchi Museum, this free-hands on workshop welcomes kids of all ages to build their own kites out of recycled materials and watch the wind take them away.
To learn more visit Kite Flight.