Rainbow Band
Intrepid
About The Museum
Community Support
Information for Donors
Trustees
Founders
Intrepid Family of Foundations
Press Room
       Press Contact
       Press Releases
       Public Events Calendar
Associated Groups
Intrepid Awards
Purchase Tickets
About Us
Space Shuttle Pavilion
Membership
Gift Cards
Volunteer
Seats of Honor
Careers
Home > About Us > Press Room > Press Releases > INTREPID TO HOST TRADITIONAL FATHER AND SON COMPETITIONS ON FATHER’S DAY, SUNDAY JUNE 19
INTREPID TO HOST TRADITIONAL FATHER AND SON COMPETITIONS ON FATHER’S DAY, SUNDAY JUNE 19
Seperator
INTREPID TO HOST TRADITIONAL FATHER AND SON COMPETITIONS ON FATHER’S DAY, SUNDAY JUNE 19
6/7/2011
 
FROM:   
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
West 46th Street at Hudson River Park

CONTACT:   
Rubenstein Communications, Inc.       
Brady Littlefield (212) 843-9220 / blittlefield@rubenstein.com

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Luke Sacks (646) 381-5282 / lsacks@intrepidmuseum.org
CALENDAR LISTING

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM TO HOST
TRADITIONAL FATHER AND SON COMPETITIONS
ON FATHER’S DAY, SUNDAY JUNE 19


Fathers and sons can spend their Father’s Day by competing in traditional father-and-son competitions at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) in Manhattan on Sunday, June 19.

Throughout the day, challenges including water balloon toss, potato sack races and egg-in-spoon relay races will take place, with special prizes being awarded to the winners.  

All activities are free with the price of admission to the museum.  For more information, visit
www.intrepidmuseum.org.



DATE: Sunday, June 19

TIME: Noon – 1PM

LOCATION:       
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan

About the Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum complex includes the 900-foot-long aircraft carrier ‘Intrepid’ with seven full decks and four theme halls; the guided missile submarine Growler; and an extensive collection of over 30 aircraft including the A-12 Blackbird, the fastest plane in the world, and the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial aircraft in the world. Guests can experience areas of the ship including the Flight Deck, Hangar Deck, fo’c’sle (commonly known as the anchor chain room), new multimedia presentations and exhibit collections, interactive educational stations and a state-of-the-art public pier. 

Guests to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum also can experience the 12,240 square-foot interactive Exploreum – which contains a variety of hands-on exhibits – that teaches guests about the different properties of the sea, air, space and living at sea as each relates to the ship Intrepid. In the Exploreum, guests can experience a flight simulator, transmit messages using Morse code, sit on the bunk of a crewmember, learn how the Intrepid turned salt water into fresh water and perform various tasks while wearing space gloves.

Museum Hours:
April 1 – October 31:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

November 1 – March 31:
Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Cost of Admission:

Adult: $24.00
Seniors and College Students: $20.00
Youth 7-17: $19.00
Veterans: $17.00
Child 3-6: $12.00
Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3: Free

Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid’s website, www.intrepidmuseum.org.  General admission tickets can be purchased online for a discount of $2.00 per ticket.

Location:
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan

Public Transportation:

Directions by NYC Metro Bus

Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th Sts), M42 (42nd St.) or M-50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. Intrepid is a short walk North from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off immediately in front of the Intrepid.

Directions by NYC Metro Subway
Take the A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3 or 7 train to 42nd St., then walk or take the M-42 West Bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk North to Intrepid.

Directions from Water
Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk a block north to the Intrepid Museum. Or from New Jersey take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th Street) and walk north on 12th Ave to the museum.   

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is proudly supported by Bank of America.

###