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Dumpling Galaxy

Dumpling Galaxy 42-35 Main Street, Flushing, NY
FREE

Choose from than 100 kinds of delicious dumplings plus noodles & other Chinese dishes in a striking, modern interior with bold Chinese red across walls. Deep semiprivate booths have individual TV screen showing highlights of the extensive menu.

Suggested Ages:

Connected Worlds

New York Hall of Science Flushing Meadow-Corona Park Queens, Queens, NY
Free with museum admission

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, wetlands, river valley, reservoir, and grasslands -have their own trees, plants, and animals, but they share a common supply of water. The habitats are fed…

Suggested Ages: All

Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY
$6/adults, $2/ages 4-12, free/ages 3 & under

Explore lovely gardens in a 39-acre oasis in one of New York City’s most bustling and diverse neighborhoods. Look for site-specific art throughout the garden including a reflective, life-sized kaleidoscope and a beautiful mural 'Wonder Garden' outside the Education Building. Closed Mondays (except holidays).

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Queens Zoo

Queens Zoo 53-51 111th Street Queens, Corona, NY
$9.95/adults, $6.95/ages 3-12

This intimate zoo in Flushing Meadows houses wildlife native to the Americas including more than 4,000 Puerto Rican crested toads, Andean Bear Cubs, American bison and rare breeds of domestic animals including Flemish giant rabbits, Texas longhorn cattle, and Jacob’s four-horned sheep. See our guide to Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Queens Museum

Queens Museum Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Queens, New York, NY
FREE

An expansive open light-filled space on the edge of Flushing Meadows Corona Park hosts ambitious Queens-themed exhibitions, educational initiatives, and community-minded programming. HIGHLIGHTS: 🏙 Mini-city Panorama of the City of New York 🌎 Great views of the iconic Unisphere 🏮 Gorgeous glass in Tiffany’s Lamps: Lighting Luxury CURRENT EXHIBITS: 📚 Large…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

New York Hall of Science

New York Hall of Science Flushing Meadow-Corona Park Queens, Queens, NY
$16/adults, $13/kids, students & seniors

Find tons of fun hands-on learning opportunities in a gorgeous, spacious building at a beloved center for interactive science, founded at the 1964–65 World’s Fair. HIGHLIGHTS: 🙂 Smile and dance in The Happiness Experiment 🌱 Interact with animated wonderland Connected Worlds 🧪 Join Daily Demos throughout the day 🔨 Use real tools…

Suggested Ages: All

SciSkate

New York Hall of Science Flushing Meadow-Corona Park Queens, Queens, NY
$23-$26 (includes museum admission)

Take a glide around an indoor rink in skates or booties for a warm, wintertime experience. The rink is made from Glice, an eco-friendly synthetic plastic surface. Skates and booties rentals included (starting at size 9). You can bring your own skates but make sure they are sharpened. See our guide to New York…

Suggested Ages: All

Miffy Presents Lunar New Year

Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY
$5 suggested donation

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with Miffy, the globally beloved bunny. Enjoy lion dance performances, zodiac crafts, demonstrations, storytime, lucky plant sale, and more in a gorgeous garden.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Chinese Theatre Works Hao Bang-ah Rabbit!

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd. Queens, Queens, New York
$15, $10/seniors, students & ages 11 & under

Celebrate the Lunar New Year season with an original “budaixi” (traditional Chinese glove-puppet) production that features the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac. This year’s production stars the Rabbit, who will preside over a jolly selection of wild puppet skits, dances, popular songs and well-known Chinese sayings celebrating the wit and wisdom of the Zodiac…

Suggested Ages: All

Queens Museum Lunar New Year Celebration

Queens Museum Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Queens, New York, NY
FREE

Celebrate the year of the rabbit with folk dances, Lion Dance, Kung fu demonstrations, and traditional arts and crafts. Enjoy a 45-minute performance program featuring professional artists and students of New York Chinese Cultural Center's School of the Arts, as well as a hands-on Chinese calligraphy and ink brush painting workshop for kids and adults. Queens…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

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The Monkey King

Flushing Meadows Corona Park 11101 Corona Ave Queens, Flushing, New York
$20, $68/for 4 tickets with code 4FOR60

See  an original musical based on the legendary mythical figure from the beloved 16th-century Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” by Wu Cheng'en. Follow the adventures of the first-ever female Monkey King as she battles against Heaven and Earth's most treacherous foes to save her tribe and achieve immortality. Features a cast of memorable characters,…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

The Beauty of Ballet

Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Avenue, Queens, NY
FREE

See two local dance companies on an outdoor stage: 2nd Best Dance Company, creator of physically rigorous, almost always slapstick dance-plays and tap troupe Demi Remick & Dancers.

Presented by Queens Theatre. Free online tickets required.

Suggested Ages: 4 to 14+