If you love the stories of Beatrix Potter, then don’t miss the Queens Theatre in the Park productions of “Jemima Puddle-Duck” and “The Story of the Fierce Bad Rabbit.” Giant puppets, beautiful costumes and alluring masks bring these childhood favorites to life and will delight kids of all ages! Tickets $12. Claire Shulman Playhouse. Saturday March 12, 2011 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Visit Queens Theatre in the Park. Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Bakers & Shakers makes cooking healthy food fun! Whisk, pour and crack eggs as kids learn how to make a fantastic strawberry shortcake. Watch them enjoy their new skills in the kitchen, enjoy the fruits of their labor and become proficient in the kitchen. Sunday, March 13, 10 - 11 a.m. Class held at (71-00 Yellowstone Blvd). To make a reservation e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646-Kid-Food. Ages 3+ For more information visit Bakers and Shakers
Soccer Season is Back! With spring just moments away, kids will be thrilled to hit the fields of Forest Hills High School for outdoor soccer classes. Visit Youth Soccer Program to find out about classes beginning April 3 for kids 3 ½ - 12 years old. The program provides all age ranges with instructional programs that teach the fundamentals of the game, sportsmanship and fair play. Additionally, don’t forget to sign up for the free soccer clinic on March 27th!
Family Movie Night! There are lots of great movies out this week that will appeal to kids of various age groups. Check out the local theater listings for:
- Rango -- From the director of 'The Pirates of the Caribbean' comes 'Rango,' featuring Johnny Depp in an animated comedy filled with adventure that takes audiences for a fun-filled ride through the Wild West.
- Beastly -- This teen romance, starring Vanessa Hudgens, teaches kids how to see past what lies on the surface and discover what makes people truly beautiful.
- Mars Needs Moms -- Nine-year-old Milo (Seth Green) realizes just how super his mom is (Joan Cusack) when she's taken by Martians who plan to use her for their own families.
The Queens Museum of Art presents the "The Museum Explores Club" -- a program for families affected by and living with autism. Familes, including grandparents and siblings, are welcomes and encouraged to join various art making and art viewing activities in the studio to encourage and build community. Free event. Registration is required. Saturday, March 12, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Visit QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART.