Queens Weekend Calendar: April 15-16

Queens Weekend Calendar: April 15-16
The Pavillion & Astral Fountain in Flushing Meadows Corona Park will host the Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday, April 15.
Photo by Michael Shain

Your weekend calendar: April 15-16

Free Electronics Recycling Event — Bring your working and non-working electronics to one of the spring e-waste collection events. Materials accepted include working and non-working computers, TVs, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, audio/visual equipment, as well as cell phones and video games.

When: Saturday, April 15, at 10 a.m.

Where: Queens Library at Broadway, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City, 11103

Website: www.lesecologycenter.org/calendar/e-waste-recycling-event-astoria-2017-4-15

Moana — Moana sets sail across the Pacific Ocean in search of the legendary demi-god Maui in the hope of saving her people and their home. During their adventure across the ocean, Moana faces monsters and learns to be a wayfinder like her Polynesian ancestors.

When: April 15-16 at 12:30 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15, $7 for children ages 3-17

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival — Sakura Matsuri is an annual festival to celebrate the spring blossoming of the cherry trees at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This event features live drum performances (Taiko), a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese folk dance, and a tea ceremony.

When: Saturday, April 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Pavilion & Astral Fountain in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 760-6560

Kids Sensory Perception Hike — The program is the perfect addition to your family’s weekend and will connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.

When: Sunday, April 9, at 10 a.m.

Where: Forest Park, Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 352-1769

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