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Discover 34 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Queens, New York

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Upcoming Events Near Queens

May 24

New York

New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room: Secrets From The Past

In a special after-hours session, turn the pages of some of New York Academy of Medicine's favorite secrets texts authored by magicians, alchemists, and artisans.
May 24

New York

New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room Series

Explore the Academy's incredible collections in this intimate, after-hours, three-part series.
May 27

Brooklyn, New York

Lebanese Food Shopping Tour

Explore the international tastes of New York City with a unique, hands-on experience, lead by Jeannette, a Lebanese immigrant and Brooklyn resident.
May 27

Brooklyn, New York

Secret Mausoleum Club: The First Gathering

The most secret gatherings in New York City have been under lock-and-key for centuries, until now.
May 27

Brooklyn, New York

The Secret Mausoleum Club: A Four-Part Series of After-Dark Soirees

Unlock the doors to Green-Wood Cemetery's sepulchral secrets in this intimate series of after-hours gatherings.
Jun 8

Brooklyn, New York

Atlas Obscura LIVE! SIN

Special guests join the writers and editors of Atlas Obscura for our very own sinful variety show!
Jun 10

Yonkers, New York

The Great Forgotten Garden Party

An extravagant outdoor gala celebrating the beauty, history, and mythos of America's Greatest Forgotten Garden.
Jun 19

New York, New York

Cephalopod Movie Night with Science Friday!

Join the Science Friday crew to celebrate Cephalopod week with libations and an immersion into the underwater world of these strange tentacled creatures.
A hair brooch in the permanent collection of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Jun 25

Brooklyn, New York

Learn The Art of Victorian Hair Work

In this hands-on workshop, you'll immerse yourself in the Victorian craft and tradition of mourning jewelry in the form of hair art.
Jun 29

Brooklyn

Real/Fake Science: An Interactive Experiment Salon

Test your ability to distinguish the facts from the alternative facts.
Aug 16

New York

New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room: Astronomy and Astrology

Peer inside early books from the Rare Book Room's incredible collection to discover what happened when our ancestors looked outward—and upward.
New York Academy of Medicine Rare Book Room
Nov 8

New York

New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room: Women and Medicine

Discover the fascinating history of women's health issues, medicine, and midwifery through an after-hours exploration of the Rare Book Room's incredible collection.

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