State-of-the-art pre-K center focusing on STEAM classes will open near Hall of Science in Corona
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Erwin Bernal

Future scientists, mathematicians, engineers and artists will get a head start in their studies when a new pre-K center opens in Corona in 2019. According to the Department of Education, the city agency will team up with the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and the Department of Cultural Affairs to open a 250- to […]

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Live like a king during the third annual Queens Day at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Photos courtesy of the United States Tennis Association

Tennis anyone? How about music, exotic animals, science, and flowers, too? The United States Tennis Association (USTA) will host the third annual Queens Day at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The gates will open at 10 a.m. for this free, daylong event, which will mix tennis clinics for all […]

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Famed Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival returns to Queens this Saturday!
QNS photo

It’s time to get ready for the highly anticipated Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Flushing Meadows Corona Park next month! Rain or shine, the 26th annual sporting and multicultural weekend kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7. Come enjoy great food, activities and more for free. The yearly event commemorates the fifth moon, also […]

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25 things to do in Queens this week, from a craft bazaar to a robotics workshop
Photo by B.a.D. Photography

Thursday, July 14 1. Build yummy alliances at the Flux Interdependence Day BBQ: bring grillables or side dishes to this monthly potluck and hear talks on food ethics, building community, and more. Flux Factory (39-31 29th St., LIC), 8 p.m., FREE. 2. Stay up late to giggle at Comedy & Karaoke with Josh Darsky, a […]

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25 entertaining things to do in Queens this and next week including Woodside’s Flower Parade and LICHenge
Queens will be filled with silletas this weekend!

Wednesday, July 6 1. Stretch it out with Yoga in the Garden, with a community music performance and picnic to follow. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 9:30 a.m., $6. 2. See some splendid cinema at Socrates Outdoor Film Series, tonight showing “The African Queen.” Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC), dusk, FREE.   […]

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