• Picks of the Week: September 17-23

    Queens County Fair, 92Y Streetfest, And Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Family Day

    By Gavriella Mahpour

    Photo by istolethetv

    Fall is definitely in the air! This week seems to be an especially busy week for kids’ events. To make life a little easier, we’ve sorted through the bunch to bring you the week’s best of the best.

     

    Saturday, September 22-Sunday, September 23

    Queens County Fair
    Queens County Farm Museum
    11 am-6 pm
    Always a crowd favorite, the 30th annual Queens County Fair is back with the Amazing Maize Maze, contests, prizes, and free crafts for children. Admission: $8/adult, $5/child.

    Fall Mamas Expo
    Museum Of The Moving Image
    10am-4pm
    Get the insider scoop on the local services, products, and experts that are right at your fingertips throughout New York City, especially in the borough of Queens. Hosted by some of our favorite bloggers over at The Mamas Network.
    Sunday, September 23

    Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Family Day
    Museum of Chinese in America
    10 am-5 pm
    In honor of the fall moon, MOCA’s Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Family Day will feature shadow puppet plays, lantern making, a mooncake workshop, and more. Free with museum admission.

    92nd Street Y Streetfest
    Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street
    12 pm-5 pm
    With a Kids Fun Block, the first annual Manhattan Kosher Grilling Challenge, and a myriad of live performances, this free fest is sure to be a winner for the whole fam!

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    AMNH Fall Morning Bird Walks At Central Park

    Observe the beauty of fall bird migration with the American Museum of Natural History and ornithologists Paul Sweet (Tuesdays, 7... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

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    5Pointz Collaboration With The Children’s Museum Of The Arts

    Practice the art of graffiti while learning about the famous 5Pointz building in Long Island City, Queens. 5Pointz has hosted works... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

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