Queens Weekend Calendar: June 3-4

Queens Weekend Calendar: June 3-4
The Queens Pride Parade is scheduled for Sunday in Jackson Heights.
Photo by Jessica Bal

Your weekend calendar: June 3-4

Horseshoe Crabs of Long Island Sound — Join APEC for an afternoon hike during the new moon tide to observe the annual ritual of horseshoe crab mating. Stroll along the shoreline to observe these prehistoric creatures while exploring the various habitats of the intertidal zone. This program is for adults and children ages 9 and over. Any children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: Saturday, June 3, at 10 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Mount Sinai Queens Health Fair — Bring the entire family for a free day of fun and health awareness. There will be face painting, prizes, balloons, music, refreshments as well as free life-saving health screenings.

When: Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Kaufman Astoria Studios, 36th Street and 35th Avenue, Long Island City

Website: www.events.mountsinaihealth.org/event/mount_sinai_queens_united_community_civic_association_health_fair_2750

Aloha to Summer — Join NYC Parks and Council District 28 for a afternoon of games, inflatabes, music, popcorn, ices, a photo booth, and more.

When: Saturday, June 3, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Phil “Scooter” Rizzuto Park, 125-02 Atlantic Ave., Jamaica

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Prom Wear Giveaway — New York state Sen. Leroy Comrie will host a prom wear giveaway for local high school students ahead of prom season.

When: Saturday, June 3, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Greater Springfield Community Church, 117-06 129th Ave., Jamaica

Contact: (718) 765-6359

Relay for Life — Relay For Life, the signature fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society, asks you to join them at the event to help bring the community together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help make a global impact on cancer.

When: Saturday, June 3, from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Where: Bayside High School Athletic Fields, 32nd Avenue and Clearview Expressway

Contact: (212) 237-3890

LCBTQ Voices — To help kick off Queens Pride Week, Flushing Town Hall presents a program featuring established and up-and-coming performing artists who identify as LCBTQ. Artists will be selected via an open call to performing artists of all disciplines.

When: Saturday, June 3, at 5 p.m.

Where: Diversity Plaza, 37th Road and 74th Street, Jackson Heights

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 463-7700

Website: www.flushingtownhall.org

Moana — Join NYC Parks, Council Member Costa Constantinides, and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for the Disney film.

When: Saturday. June 3, at 8 p.m.

Where: Woodtree Playground, 20th Avenue and 38th St.

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Queens Pride Parade — March in the Pride to help promotes awareness and education of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community of Queens.

When: Sunday, June 4, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Parade starts at 37th Avenue and 89th Street in Jackson Heights

Contact: 347-494-1899

The Magic of Rogue at Fantasy Forest — Rogue brings a combination of magic and comedy. With tons of audience interaction, this show is a mixture of music, flowers, fire, and animals. Everyone will be amazed!

When: Sunday, June 4, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 788-2676

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