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Kids’ Space: There’s plenty for kids to do this summer in boro

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We always like to hear from the kids themselves - what's going on in their school or neighborhood, and what they think. We also welcome original writing, play and movie reviews, reports from schools, poetry, drawings, and photos.

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This is KIDS' SPACE, a guide to things for children to do and see.

We always like to hear from the kids themselves - what's going on in their school or neighborhood, and what they think. We also welcome original writing, play and movie reviews, reports from schools, poetry, drawings, and photos.

Send everything to:

KIDS' SPACE

Att.: David Glenn

Times-Ledger Newspapers

41-02 Bell Blvd.

Bayside, N.Y. 11361

Fax: 718-224-2934

e-mail: glenn@timesledger.com

If kids are lamenting that they're bored this summer, they're in the wrong borough - Queens has an array of activities for children of all ages. Here are just some of the organizations that always have something going on:

Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park. 718-347-FARM

Alley Pond Environmental Center in Douglaston. 718-229-4000.

In Flushing Meadows Corona Park:

Queens Museum of Art 718-592-9700.

Queens Theatre in the Park 718-760-0064.

The New York Hall of Science 718-699-0005

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center 718-784-2084

Poppenhausen Institute 718-358-0067

High Five, a non-profit group, makes it possible for middle school and high school students (with I.D.) in all five boroughs to see some of the top performances and other cultural events around the city for just $5 a ticket. Call 212-445-8587 or visit www.high5tix.org.

This Saturday July 14, the Barnes & Noble bookstore, 23-80 Bell Blvd. in Bay Terrace hosts a special reading in anticipation of the release of the new "Planet of the Apes." Three Ape actors and Curious George appear live starting at 11 a.m.

For older children and adults, the cast of apes and humans presents a "Murder Mystery Goes Ape" party at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26. Humans dresed in their primate best will get a special prize.

Both events are free and open to the public. Call 718-631-9060 for more information.

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