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produce a nutritious plant food. 8 a.m.,
Steinway Library, 21-45 31st St. Call 718-
728-1965 for more information.
11 As the weather outside gets
colder, make sure your kids
aren’t stuck inside during winter
recess! The Samuel Field Y has a number
of exciting trips going on around the
holidays, including Celebrations in the
Kitchen, roller skating at United Skates of
America, the NY Hall of Science, and laser
tag fun at Laser Bounce! The weeklong
program runs through Friday, Dec. 29.
$65/$80 per trip for members/non-members.
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, Samuel
Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little
Neck. For more information or to register,
call 718-225-6750, ext. 296, or email
12 Warm up by the fire of a
beautiful farmhouse during
the Queens County Farm Museum’s
open house. Check out the beautifully
decorated Adriance Farmhouse and enjoy
seasonal kids’ crafts and hot mulled cider
throughout the afternoon! Free admission.
Noon to 4 p.m., Queens County Farm
Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral
Park. For more information, email info@
queensfarm.org or call 718-347-3276.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27
14 Turn your holiday waste into
something special during this
family-friendly workshop at the New
York Hall of Science. Participants will
bend, twist, light, sculpt and animate a
new version of the holiday season with
workshops, demos, artist installations and
more. The “ReMake the Holidays” workshop
is a response to increased consumption
and waste during the holiday season
and an attempt to give people inspiration
and options to do things differently while
having fun. Free with paid admission.
Noon to 4 p.m., New York Hall of Science,
47-01 111th St., Corona. For more information,
15 Spend the afternoon at the
Queens Museum and enjoy art
making, dance, music and storytelling.
All family art-making workshops are
drop-in, except where stated. No fee or
advance registration required. Just show
up and stay for as long as you like.
Storytelling sessions run for 15 minutes
and begin at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Queens Museum, New York City Building,
Flushing Meadows Corona Park. For more
information, visit queensmuseum.org.
16 Kwanzaa, a six-day festival
culture, begins on Tuesday, Dec. 26.
Queens Borough President Melinda Katz
will hold the borough’s official Kwanzaa
celebration the following evening with
a candle-lighting ceremony at Queens
Borough Hall. Free to all. 6 p.m., Helen
Marshall Cultural Center at Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew
Gardens. For more information or to RSVP,
call 718-286-2661 or visit queensbp.org/
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Join the Urban Park Rangers on an excursion
across Jamaica Bay as they guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance
your experience, you’re encouraged to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Free. 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23. Meet up at Bayswater Park, Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel
Drive, Far Rockaway. For more information, call 718-352-1769.
Things will really be jumping at Lost Battalion Hall in Rego Park during the 26th annual Double Dutch
tournament. Participants are welcome to register as a team or unattached for this competition. Divisions
include novice, intermediate and advanced. Teams and individuals will be judged in the categories of
compulsory, doubles, freestyle and speed. Check in begins at 9:30 a.m.; for individuals without a team,
pairings will be chosen at 10:30 a.m. The competition begins at 11 a.m. Free admission. Lost Battalion
Hall, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park. For more information, call 718-471-4818.