Your weekend calendar: June 10-11
Summer Treasure Bake and Book Sale — The Church of the Resurrection is hosting its Summer Treasure Bake and Book Sale, where used clothing, books, household items, homemade baked good, snacks, and lunch will be available.
When: Saturday, June 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Sunday, June 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: 85-09 118th St., Kew Gardens
Contact: (718) 847-2649
Cost: Free to attend
Strawberry Festival — Zion’s annual Strawberry Festival is a tradition for the parish and the entire neighborhood. Fresh, local strawberries and sold and served (with ice cream and shortcake!) alongside grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, and other delicious foods. Antiques, collectibles, and fun household items are sold and vendors from the area sell unique gifts. The bouncy castle is a popular destination for children along with kids’ games, face-painting, and children’s flea market.
When: Saturday. June 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Zion Episcopal Church, 243-01 Northern Blvd., Douglaston
Contact: (718) 225-0466
NYC SAFE Disposal Event — The city Department of Sanitation is holding a series of SAFE Disposal Events (Solvents, Automotive, Flammable, Electronics) to provide residents with a one-stop method to get rid of harmful household products. Materials accepted include common household products such as auto fluids, batteries, electronics, strong cleaners, medications, paint and more.
When: Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Citi Field Parking Lot
Welling Court Mural Project — Stop by for a block party and a ton of great art, all free.
When: Saturday, June 10, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 11-90 Welling Ct.
Ranger’s Choice: Alley Pond Park Super Hike — APEC’s Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On the hike, you can explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Please wear appropriate shoes and bring water and a snack for the hike.
When: Saturday, June 10, at 1 p.m.
Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston
Contact: (718) 229-4000
Queen of Katwe — Biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi traces her journey from the slums of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her schooling at the age of 9, to the upper echelons of the chess world.
When: Saturday, June 10, at 8 p.m.
Where: Brookville Playground, Springfield Gardens
Contact: (718) 393-7370
World’s Fair History Walking Tour — Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, second-oldest outdoor antiquity in New York City, and more.
When: Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m.
Where: Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Contact: (718) 760-6437
Twist & Sprout — Stop by the free, family-friendly event about healthy eating and outdoor exercise! We’re sowing the seeds of good health at Queens Botanical Garden with cooking demonstrations, performance by Spencer the Gardener, bounce houses, potting up herbs to take home, fruit and veggie crafts, live music, and more. Meet the medical experts from NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and curl up with a book in the Queens Mobile Library!
When: Sunday, June 11, at 12 p.m.
Where: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing
Contact: (718) 886-3800
Only in Queens Summer Festival — The festival begins with Bartlett Contemporaries, Alive N’ Kickin and The Devotions performing on the Unisphere stage and will continue with a scavenger hint and tour of the New York State Pavilion. There will be more performances following the scavenger hunt.
When: Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m.
Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens Stands Up Rally — The rally invites people to come together for liberty and democracy in this uncertain time.
When: Sunday, June 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: MacDonald Park, Forest Hills
Lorax — Twelve-year old Ted lives in a place virtually devoid of nature; no flowers or trees grow in the town of Thneedville. Ted would very much like to win the heart of Audrey (Taylor Swift), the girl of his dreams, but to do this, he must find what she most desires: a Truffula Tree.
When: Sunday, June 11, at 8 p.m.
Where: Westbourne Playground, 26-01 Mott Ave., Far Rockaway
Contact: (718) 393-7370