Lights, camera, action! You’ll have two chances to go “to the movies” at this drive in movie or this outdoor screening of a classic. Plus you’ll also get a chance to check out one of the first block parties of the season!  Need more options? Scroll down to check out the rest of our fun weekend event picks for kids below!

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Juicy Lucy BBQ Drive in Movies

Reserve your spot at the drive-in! Check out the great variety of movies that will be featured at Juicy Lucy BBQ now through May 30th. Event Details.

Puppetry Premiere: NEW MONY

Step into the colorful, comical, spiritual, sci-fi, psychedelic world of Aricama where you explore duality and ancestry with puppets, body costumes, Toy Theater, original live music, and projections in this full-length workshop production. Event Details.

Movies on the Waterfront

Join Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. for Movies on the Waterfront at Astoria Park and watch the classic Back to the Future! Event Details.

Wave Hill Family Art Project

Make handmade pop-out and accordion style journals to document your observations with designs that unfurl as flowers do, recording your naturalist studies. Then join in a collective walk as you make notes in your field journals and use recording devices to document the sounds of the garden and woodland. Event Details.

Ballet Breaks With NYCB

Each 30-minute virtual workshop will be taught by a different NYCB dancer who will lead your little ones through a warm-up and choreography inspired by a beloved ballet from their repertory. Event Details.

Where in the World? Workshop

Through an educator-led tour of the SUPERTALL! 2020 exhibition, kids will compare cities from New York to Kuala Lumpur. After looking at models and floor-to-ceiling posters of the tallest skyscrapers around the world, kids can design their own global skyscraper. Event Details.

BKLYN Outdoor & Indoor Block Party

Enjoy FREE activities including Balloon Artists, Acrobats, Virtual Reality Games, Science Lab, Bouncy House, Chess, Book Giveaways and more! Event Details.

Exploring Earthworms

Students will learn about these wiggly critters by observing live specimens and sharing a book about wiggly worms. They will also dig for worms in the park and take a nature walk. Event Details.

Family Fitness Class

Get the whole family moving together at this family-focused class for movers of all ages with Chelsea Piers Fitness. Event Details.

MaMaPaLooZa: Summer on the Hudson

This year’s festival will be celebrating 100 years of votes for women in America. Come out and PLAY! Event Details.


There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson


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