Hey parents, the NYS Parks Department is hosting a new basketball program at the outdoor courts on 48th Avenue this May/June for girls currently in grades 3 – 8. Called ‘Queens Rules’ the basic idea behind this program is to get girls comfortable with going to the outdoor courts and playing pickup basketball, while simultaneously creating a universe of girls comfortable with doing so to help reinforce the impetus to get out there.
The Star Chamber of Long Island City has passed down through their disciples that the LIC Halloween Parade on Vernon Boulevard will occur on Sunday, October 28 this year. You know the drill: kids wear costumes and get candy from the local merchants. In addition, [Read more…] about HALLOWEEN PARADE AND FALL FESTIVAL WILL BE ON OCTOBER 28
RIDES, games, food and entertainment, the tradition continues as the 10th Annual PS78Q Spring Fair comes to Center Boulevard this Saturday from 11am – 3pm. No need to schlep your 6-year old 100-200 miles to Great Adventure or Hershey Park, all these things are brought to you, plus you get to support a good cause: your kid’s welfare (via the PS78Q PTA). We’ll throw in the carnies for free. [Read more…] about 10TH ANNUAL PS78Q SPRING FAIR THIS SATURDAY ON CENTER BLVD
The 2nd Annual LIC Hoops Kids Basketball Tournament sponsored by Gantry Plaza State Park will be held on Sunday, June 3 at the outdoor courts on 48th Avenue between Vernon Boulevard and Fifth Street. There is no cost to participate and it is open to all kids, that means boys and girls! from 1st grade up to and including age 17, but there is limited availability. [Read more…] about KIDS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IN HUNTERS POINT: SUNDAY, JUNE 3
AS everyone knows Christmas falls on December 25, St. Patty’s on March 17, and Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November, but Easter is ever so elusive. Sure I know it’s on a Sunday, but that can land anytime from late March until almost the end of April. This really messes with my vacation schedule – will it be ski-able in Verbier, too cold in Palm Beach, too hot in Anguilla???
Even more elusive than Easter Sunday, is the date of the Annual LIC Egg Hunt, and even more elusive than that is the sign-up date for your child for the egg hunt. [Read more…] about EGGS 2018