Jim Henson’s World

Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street, Astoria

Explore Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture and learn how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth.Among the nearly 300 objects on view are…

Suggested Ages:
🎟 Free with museum admission

Connected Worlds

New York Hall of Science Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, Queens

Explore a fantastical animated world where your actions – gestures, movements, and decisions – impact how well the world is kept in balance. Six magical, computer generated habitats: jungle, desert,…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 Free with museum admission

Rocket Park Mini Golf

New York Hall of Science Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, Queens

Explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more in a nine-hole miniature golf course, built around actual rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race (originally featured at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair). Learn how theΒ same laws of motion and gravity that guide the path…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $20/adults, $17/kids, students & seniors

Wheel Fun Rentals Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Flushing Meadows Corona Park 11101 Corona Ave Queens, Flushing

Rent bikes, 4-wheeled surreys, kayaks, pedal boats and and more at the northern edge of Meadow Lake.All boaters receive boating instructions and must wear Coast Guard approved life vests. Helmets available for bikers.Boaters under 15 years old must be accompanied onboard by an adult. Must be 10 years or older to be on a Single Kayak and 5 years or older when accompanied by an adult on a double kayak.Get a snack or meal at the lakeside patio area at Ederle Terrace Cafe with lots of picnic tables and a pretty view.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $16-$30/hour

NYC Ferry

NYC Various locations,

Travel by state-of-the-art ferry to stops in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island along the East River and Hudson River. Indoor and outdoor seating. Charging stations, concessions, AC/heat…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $2.75, free/kids under 44 inches

The Amazing Maize Maze

Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park

begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for the 3-acre challenge of finding clues on your way to Victory Bridge where the maize's stunning vista is revealed. Explore 3…

Slavic Soul Party

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd, Queens

Join an electrifying evening of music with a nine-piece brass band playing their unique blend of Fiery Balkan brass, irresistible beats, Roma (Gypsy) accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops. The…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $15-$20

The 2nd Annual Rockaway Dog Parade

Rockaway Beach Beach 97th Street, Queens

Dogs compete for prizes for include best dressed, funniest, and best matching along the Rockaway Beach boardwalk. The parade starts at 108th St & boardwalk (near the grass by the…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $5/dog, free/humans

Event Series Access Mornings at MoMI

Access Mornings at MoMI

Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street, Astoria

On the first Saturday of each month (June 2023–May 2024), families with autistic children can explore exhibitions and participate in workshops that begin before public hours begin. Activities range from…

Event Series Mindful Manipulations

Mindful Manipulations

3AM Theatre 920 35th Avenue, Queens

Join hour-long, color-filled adventure of circus, art, music, and singalongs for families and audiences of all ages. Kyle Driggs and Ellie Steingraeber team up with husband and wife musical superstars,…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $23