Here is another edition of Bayside Patch's Grab & Go Kids Planner, the perfect guide to events and activities for your family.
Check out upcoming events, geared toward kids and families that take place this weekend in Bayside and surrounding areas.
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• WJPS Poetry Slam
Where/When: Barnes & Noble Booksellers . On Friday, at 7 p.m.
Why Go: Ninth grade students of the World Journalism Preparatory School will perform their original works for all that attend.
• Night Hike (Light)
Where/When: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, at Mauro Playground. On Saturday, at 5 p.m.
Why Go: The whole family will enjoy experiencing the park and all that's in it with this invigorating hike, led by an Urban Park Ranger.
• Wrestling Universe Autograph Signings
Where/When: The Wrestling Universe, 34-29 Francis Lewis Boulevard. On Saturday, for Tommy Dreamer, and Sunday, for The Nasty Boyz, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Fans will meet and get the autographs of wrestlers Tommy Dreamer, or The Nasty Boyz, depending on which date they choose to attend.
Pricing: $25 to see Tommy Dreamer; $40 to see The Nasty Boyz.
• Animal Detectives
Where/When: Alley Pond Environmental Center. On Saturday, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Why Go: Attendees, ages 3 to 5, will learn about animals that live in Alley Pond Park, along with figuring out which ones have recently been around. The event features live animals and an outdoor walk.
Pricing: Members, $15; Nonmembers, $21
• Birding: Owls
Where/When: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center. On Sunday, at 1 p.m.
Why Go: Finding the owls you're looking for is just have the fun with this outdoor event. With binoculars in hand, you'll be forced to observe all the beauty found in Alley Pond Park.