ReMake the Holidays
Suggested Ages: All
Bend, twist, light, sculpt and animate a new version of the holiday season with workshops, demos, artist installations and more focusing on recyclable materials. Build a collaborative city out of cardboard and recycled materials, help artist Oona Stern develop an interactive video installation “Iceline,” watch ill Bywater carve ice sculptures of endangered animals, try holiday meals made of bugs, and join in lots of other eco-friendly activities.
Also see the impressive Gingerbread Lane, join a gingerbread house workshop, short 3D movies ($5) and interactive LEGO exhibition The Art of the Brick.
Queens Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: The Mystery of Music
Join Maestro Martin Majkut and the Queens Symphony Orchestra for a highly interactive concert for young people and their families that explores the fundamental elements of the orchestra through Lemony Snicket’s “The Composer is Dead” and more. This concert will be narrated by Queens native Mateo Lizcano, star of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen.
Jurassic & Triassic Playground
Dino lovers can climb and play on an dino-inspired equipment at two playgrounds on opposite sides of Meadow Lake created to commemorate the Sinclair Oil “Dinoland” exhibit at the 1964-65 World’s Fair. In addition to swings and jungle gymes, find dinosaur footprints and art throughout the playground. Learn about flora and fauna from the Triassic…More info