QNS Weekender: Four things to do in Queens

Color Clay Coasters event at Talent Lab of Art this Friday, Aug. 26. (Photo via allevents.in)

Check out what’s going on in Queens this weekend! See our list of things to do in the borough from Aug. 26 to Aug. 28.


Before doing anything in person, get tested for COVID-19 and get vaccinated and boosted! Also, don’t forget to wear your mask indoors and socially distance wherever possible.

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the New York City Department of Health suggests getting tested often. Here is where you can find several places in Queens to get tested this weekend:

The United States Postal Service is also offering four free at-home test kits per address. Visit special.usps.com/testkits to learn how to order your test kits.

Visit vaccinefinder.nyc.gov to find a Queens vaccination site near you.

Friday, Aug. 26

Color Clay Coaster Workshop

Enjoy a refreshing summer drink while creating a colorful coaster for it! At Talent Lab of Art teaches you a new craft that you can take home. 87-16 Queens Blvd. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Creative Combo- $20, Deluxe Combo $30. 

Saturday, Aug. 27

Queens Carnival

The Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will host the Rockaway’s First Queens Carnival, the newest reincarnation of the Rockaway Carribean Carnival which took place annually before the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to end. Beach 17th Street, Queens. Free. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

For more information, call Senator James Sanders’ office at (718)523-3069. 

ODESZA at Forest Hills Stadium

The electronic duo, ODESZA will perform their fourth studio album, ‘The Last Goodbye’ for all ages. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills. Tickets starting at $69.50. 

Sunday, Aug. 28

Mommy & Me Photoshoot

Make lasting memories with your daughter with a makeover, mini facials and a photoshoot. Zulay Modeling School, 5105 Flushing Ave., Maspeth. 11 a.m.- 2p.m.

For more information, call +1(929) 266-7713

To submit an event for QNS Weekender, email Jmoro@schnepsmedia.com. 

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