Puppets, acrobats, and Smurfs: Kid-friendly activities this weekend in Bayside, Flushing, and Far Rockaway


    If you’re staying local this weekend or looking for a fun park outing, here are kid-friendly activities in 3 different Queens neighborhoods that will probably entertain parents too.

    CityParks PuppetMobile Bessie’s Big Shot – Sunday – Bayside – SummerStage is hosting a puppet show about a cow who dreams big. The PuppetMobile, sponsored by Disney, has been making its rounds in NYC for the past few weeks — it’s a fun show not to be missed. For venue details, see the event listing. (GMAP)

    Image source: Flickr – Friends of Gulick Park

    Golden Dragon Acrobats – Friday through Sunday – Flushing Meadows – Watch these world class Chinese acrobats twist and turn high in the air at their U.S. debut show. If you miss the Golden Dragon Acrobats this weekend, they’ll be performing a few shows every week until August 4th. See the listing for venue and ticket information. (GMAP)

    Golden Dragon Acrobats Queens Theater

    Image source: Queens Theater


    Smurfs on the Beach (Movie Screening) – Saturday – Far Rockaway – Bring a blanket and picnic dinner to beachside Bayswater Park for a screening of The Smurfs. For a map of the venue, see the listing. (GMAP)


    Image source: The Collider via Sony


    For more fun kid-friendly events, see the QueensNYC events calendar.

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