Saturday: Nathan’s Famous Official Qualifying Round
Boardwalk btw. W. 10th & W. 12th St. 1pm.
Come see the first ever qualifying contest held in Coney Island for the Hot Dog Eating Championship on July 4th.
Have a Hoot with a Ranger 2–3p.m. The National Park Service invites Junior Rangers to participate in an owl adventure. Learn about owls and their habitat through a hike and an owl pellet investigation at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Center. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Visitor Center in Jamaica Bay Park at 100 Cross Bay Boulvard
Sunday: Annual Blessing of the Rides & Free Wonder Wheel Rides All Day. Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park Starts at 11AM. Tthe 29th Annual “Blessing of the Rides” with Pastor Debbie Santiago as they officially reopen Deno’s. Annual Egg Cream Christening of the Cyclone Rollercoaster at noon. Luna Park open also. March 24 – April 3 Spring Break at Luna Park & Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park. Noon – 8PM weekdays, Noon – 10PM weekends. Homespun Crafts Fair 12-6pm with local artists and handmade goods. From natural body products to original illustrations to to kids clothes at Ditmas Park 1007 Church avenuw near Coney Isalnd Avenue. Egg hunt: Bring your own basket, win prizes, have treats and then make a great craft. Reservations in advance suggested. 9–11 am. Brooklyn Children’s Museum • 145 Brooklyn Ave. at St. Marks Avenue • (718) 735-4400 http://www.brooklynkids.org $5($14 non-members; children under 1 free). Scavenger Hunt 10a.m. Beware it is mainly for children. Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens