Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South

Hunter's Point Park South Hunters Point South Park Queens, Long Island City, New York
FREE

Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views. Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park's four…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Queens, NY
FREE

Explore timely art exhibits in a waterfront park with stunning Manhattan views. In Maren Hassinger Steel Bodies, steel silhouettes take forms of various iconic vessels drawing types from the ancient Western world, non-Western cultures, and various Craft traditions. Amplified to larger than human height, the public is invited to walk around and among them, experiencing…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Lunar New Year Zodiac Animal Movement Workshop

Long Island City School of Ballet 44-02 23rd Street, Queens, NY
FREE

To celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, Long Island City School of Ballet presents a Zodiac Animal Dance Movement Workshop for children three to seven years old. Fly like a dragon and hop like a rabbit and imagine how animals might move to music. Register at [email protected]. Space is limited. Participants will receive $25…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 7

Lunar NY Crafts for Kids

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church 10-08 49th Avenue, Queens, NY
FREE

LIC Girl Scout Troop #4731, which is comprised of high school juniors and seniors, hosts a Lunar New Year-themed arts & craft afternoon for families with children in K-8th grade. Enjoy arts and crafts stations for kids, along with a bake sale. The event is free, but donations are welcome and will be used towards…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 13

Recurring

Free Admission Noguchi Museum

The Noguchi Museum 9-01 33rd Road Queens, Long Island City, NY
FREE

On the first Friday of every month, enjoy  free admission to a serene museum and gardens  founded and designed by internationally renowned Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi. Advance reservations are highly recommended; tickets are released two weeks before each date. Housed in a repurposed 1920s red brick industrial building, with an attached concrete pavilion designed and…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly