Outdoors in NYC

    Urban Farm in Randall's Island Park, Wards Meadow Loop, Manhattan, NYC

    07/23/2017

    11:00 To 17:00

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    Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. All ages are welcome. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that’s growing! There will be free monthly workshops facilitated by community leaders covering gardening, nutrition, and craft related topics. Read more…

    149-19 38th Avenue Flushing, NY 11354

    07/26/2017

    13:00 To 15:30

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    Educator Elaine Young introduces nature-based printing techniques to create lovely summer banners you can hang up at home. We’ll be using leaves, flowers, and other plant parts to explore plant pigments and create all kinds of designs by pounding the natural materials into strips of fluttering fabric. Read more…

    149-19 38th Avenue Flushing, NY 11354

    08/02/2017

    13:00 To 15:30

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    Local artist Phyllis Ger puts a modern spin on the centuries-old paper craft. Quilling, also known as paper filigree, involves rolling, shaping, and gluing strips of paper together to create decorative designs on greeting cards, jewelry, and more. Learn about the history of quilling and make something beautiful. Read more…

    149-19 38th Avenue Flushing, NY 11354

    08/09/2017

    13:00 To 15:30

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    Grab a pair of our binoculars and search for the remarkable in the ordinary. Museum educator Emma Bonanomi leads a birding scavenger hunt so visitors can find creative inspiration in our backyard habitat. Then we’ll be making paper bird mobiles for you to build, decorate, and take home. Read more…

    149-19 38th Avenue Flushing, NY, 11354

    08/04/2017

    19:30 To 22:30

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    7pm: “Kids & the Classics” interactive workshop for children 7:30pm: Measure for Measure The Voelker Orth Museum’s garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre’s spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly and free productions of Shakespeare. In Measure for Measure, Shakespeare’s dark comedy examines the corrupting nature of power. Read more…