This week, families in Western Queens can have their kids signed up to take basketball lessons at the Ridgewood YMCA, attend a children’s story time session in Astoria, visit the NY Hall of Science’s Preschool Place, and much more.
Family Game Night: Feb. 23 at 6 p.m.
Description: Bring your entire family to play games that are fun for all ages; registration not required.
Age: All ages
Location: Long Island City library- 37-44 21 Street Long Island City, NY 11101
Rod Rodgers Dance Company Presents “Keep on Goin”: Feb. 23 at 6 p.m.
Description: Dramatic tribute to famous women of color throughout American history including Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Mary McCloud Bethune; registration not required.
Age: All ages
Location: East Elmhurst library- 95-06 Astoria Boulevard East Elmhurst, NY 11369
Phone: (718) 424-2619
Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament: Feb. 25 at 4:30 p.m.
Description: Yu-Gi-Oh season is about to begin; duels will be held from now till April. Come play the popular card game by bringing your own materials and decks. Otherwise feel free to use the library’s dueling mats and cards. No prior experience and registration is necessary and prizes will be awarded towards the end of the playing season.
Age: All ages
Location: Astoria library- 14-01 Astoria Boulevard Long Island City, NY 11102
Phone: (718) 278-2220
Children’s Story time at the Astoria Bookshop: Feb. 26 at 11 a.m.
Description: Listen to stories featuring selections from both current and classic children’s books.
Age: Kids aged preschool and younger
Location: The Astoria Bookshop- 31-29 31st St. Astoria, NY 11106
Website: The Astoria Bookshop
Preschool Place at the New York Hall of Science: Feb. 23, 2015 to June 30, 2015
Description: Little ones can experience multi-sensory activities in a safe, protected environment which is specially designed for their developmental needs. Sing-alongs, story times, and art activities are featured during weekends and holidays.
Age: Kids from birth to 6 years old
Price: $11; $8 for seniors,children ages 2-17, students with ID
Location: NY Hall of Science- 47-01 111th St. Corona, NY 11368
Website: NY Hall of Science
Ridgewood Y Jr. Knicks: Feb. 23, 2015 to April 11, 2015
Description: This program for both boys and girls makes basketball playing fun, all the while helping to develop one’s athletic and social skills.
PROGRAM COMPONENTS Pre and Post Skills Assessments Instructional and Competitive Skill Development Coaching on Sportsmanship & Teamwork Healthy Lifestyle Development
SATURDAYS 12 – 14yrs: 1pm-2:30pm 15 – 18yrs: 2:45pm-4:45pm
SUNDAYS 7 – 8yrs: 1pm-2pm 9 – 11yrs: 2pm-3pm
Age: Kids aged 7-14 years old
Price: Members- $35; Non-members- $50 (includes T-shirt and water bottle)
Location: Ridgewood YMCA- 69-02 64th Street Ridgewood, NY 11385
Website: Ridgewood YMCA