SKY VIEW CENTER CELEBRATES! Grand Opening Celebration Featuring Free Concerts, Family Events and Give-a-ways

Oct 13, 2010, 08:00 ET from Sky View Center

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick off its official Grand Opening, Sky View Center, Flushing, Queens' 800,000-square-foot shopping center, will host SKY VIEW CELEBRATES! With something for all ages, the jam-packed series of events will run throughout the fall and winter. To celebrate the opening of some of the Center's newest retailers, including Target, Marshall's, Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond and many more, beginning October 16th, shoppers are invited to enjoy a variety of free events each Saturday starting at 12pm in the Sky View Center lower lobby with complimentary parking with purchase.

Sky View Center will feature exciting children's entertainers, as well as a slew of arts and crafts activities. The SKY VIEW CELEBRATES! event series will run through December 18, 2010.

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Sky View Center in Flushing, Queens

Sky View Center lower lobby, 40-24 College Point Blvd.

(Parking at Roosevelt Ave. and 40th Road)


Saturdays from October 16th – December 18th

Activities begin: 12:00 PM


Free admission and complimentary two-hour parking with purchase


Accessible via the #7 train (Main St./Roosevelt Ave. Station), the QBx1 and Q50 buses, and the LIRR (Main St. & 41st Ave. station).


October 16th – 12 pm:

Origami Workshop presented by Flushing Town Hall

Learn how-to make frogs, cranes, and other creatures using the ancient art of paper folding.

October 23rd – 12 pm:

Gardening presented by Queens Botanical Garden

Learn how-to do mixed seed planting, about various edible or common food and plant a creation to take home.

October 30th – 12 pm:

Arts and crafts presented by Museum of Chinese in America

Join the teaching artists of the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) for arts and crafts.

October 31st – 12 pm:

Halloween Trick-or-Treating at Sky View Center

November 6th – 12 pm:

Animals Alive! presented by Alley Pond Environmental Center

Live animal presentation featuring mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds.

November 13th – 12 pm:

Year of the Tiger Workshop presented by Flushing Town Hall

Learn how to create a figure out of craft materials.

November 20th – 12 pm:

The Jimmies

New York City-based power-pop band will appear live in concert.

November 27th – 12 pm:

Big Apple Circus – Dikki's Wacky Magic Show

Through audience participation, Dikki makes the impossible become believable. Lots of magic, music and mayhem!

December 4th – 12 pm:

Deedle Deedle Dees

Live concert by the Brooklyn-based educational rock band.

December 11th – 12 pm:

Big Apples Circus – Pirate School with Billy Bones, The Good Pirate

Join Mr. Bones for a "Pirate Training Academy" which combines a stage show and "on-their-feet" fun.

December 18th – 12 pm:

Applause New York – Home of Rock n Roll Babies, Broadway Babies and Superstars

Holiday musical spectacular with Dorothy (Wizard of Oz), Cinderella, Danny (Grease) and Peter Pan.

Sky View Celebrates:

SOURCE Sky View Center