Alley Pond Environmental Center

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 10/30/2013 at 7:40AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 54. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Haunted Halloween Hike Venture to the Alley Pond Environmental Center for a spooky trail walk, ghost stories and hot cocoa. Costumes welcome! Be sure to bring [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/20/2013 at 7:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 36 with a windchill as low as 16. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 25F with a windchill as low as 12. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. EVENT [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
Arts & Music Mitchell Kirk 1/11/2013 at 6:07PM

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 At 10:30 a.m., Alley Pond Environmental Center, located at 22806 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, will be holding an event titled “Young Chefs,” which invites kids to prepare homemade grilled cheese sandwiches and fresh banana split milkshakes. All materials will be included. Space is limited to eight participants and registration is required. Recommended for [...]

Halloween events in Queens
Halloween events in Queens
Central Cristabelle Tumola 10/26/2012 at 10:00AM

Here’s your guide to all the Halloween happenings in Queens this October. Pumpkin Patch Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Glen Oaks Thru October 28 Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Haunted House at the Poppenhusen The Poppenhusen Institute 114-04 14th Road College Point Friday, October 26-Saturday, October 27 Wednesday, October 31 5:00-6:00 [...]

Birthday party places for kids in Queens
Birthday party places for kids in Queens
Central Queens Courier Staff 9/28/2012 at 4:24PM

BY SWEETINA KAKAR If you know a lot of people with birthdays this time of year, it’s no coincidence. September and October are two of the most popular birthday months, and, according to AnyBirthday.com, more babies are born on October 5 than any other day. To mark this birthday-packed time of year, here’s a list [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/28/2012 at 10:23AM

QUEENS Saturday, September 29 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Join the Friends of the Ridgewood Library for their semi-annual Fun Day, where there be a flea market, crafts, reading in the garden and more. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., The National Estuaries Day Festival commemorates Little Neck Bay, the local estuary. Meet people from health [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/17/2012 at 8:08AM

QUEENS Friday, August 17 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Take a whale and dolphin watching cruise, leaving from Riis Landing in Rockaway. Reservations required. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Both children and adults are invited to a fundraising event at the Forest Park Carousel to raise money for programs and services for those who have [...]

Help the non-profits
Letters Letters 8/02/2012 at 12:20PM

State money has dried up to support non-profits that educate and enlighten residents all over New York. This is the third year that state money (which is taxpayer money) has been unavailable to enable many valuable organizations to function effectively. In northeast Queens, organizations like the Alley Pond Environmental Center, the Poppenhusen Institute, the Bayside [...]