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KidsWeek2012
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Come in from the cold and get in on some unforgettable, educational family fun!

Dynamic, interactive exhibits in our Exploreum Hall and a host of fun-filled, hands-on activities from our partners offer something for every member of your family - every day of the week - inside Intrepid during Kids Week 2012. From special guests and activities galore to our spectacular flight simulators and multimedia technology, Kids Week is action packed and filled with excitement.

All Kids Week activities are free with your general admission purchase.
Purchase Kids Week Tickets
February 18 - 26, 2012
Intrepid Exhibit Opening
Ship Shape: Nautical Scale Models
Free raffles and giveaways and a chance to win a FREE week at Camp Intrepid 2012!!
Photo Gallery Gifts at Intrepid Museum Store
Schedule of Activities
(Times are subject to change)
Purchase Kids Week ticketsSat., Feb 18 & Sun., Feb 19 - Circus Weekend
Be mesmerized . . . and enjoy our Circus Fun Zone and
special performances!
Time Event
Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus- Fun Zone
10:00am - 5:00pm Activities from the upcoming film THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS
11:00am - 3:00pm Circus Warehouse Strolling Performers (Hangar 3)
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Sailor Art
12:00pm Performance from Off-Broadway Sensation, Traces
12:00pm - 4:00pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Flying Machines
1:00pm & 3:00pm Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus - Clown Performances
2:00pm Circus Warehouse: KeniMattix hand-to-hand acrobatic act
2:30pm Join us for an advance screening of the new animated film
THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS
(Space is limited, tickets are distributed on a first come first serve basis starting at 1pm)
Sunday
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus - Fun Zone
10:00am - 5:00pm Activities from the upcoming film THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Sailor Art
12:00pm - 3:00pm Bond Street Theater Stilt Walkers
12:00pm - 4:00pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Flying Machines
*1:00pm & *3:00pm Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus - clown performances
*2:00pm Intrepid Education Demonstration - 4 Forces of Flight

* ASL-interpretation available for these select performances.

Purchase Kids Week ticketsMon., Feb 20 - Space and Aviation Day
Interactives, Talons! live bird flight demonstration,
strolling Star Wars characters and more!
Time Event
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid’s Operation Slumber Overnight Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Time Warner Cable- Become an expert code cracker, learn about digital signals and win a cool prize!
10:00am - 5:00pm Small Potatoes Characters - Photo Creation
10:00am - 5:00pm NASA Interactives: Are you as Strong as an Astronaut? Try on a real EVA glove and test your mobility and strength. Learn why human-centered design and good engineering is so important for astronauts to get work done in space!
11am & 3:00pm Intrepid Curator Space Capsule Story Time
11am - 4:00pm Strolling Characters: 501st Garrison, Star Wars Characters
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive - Space Toys & Mission Patches
*12:00pm & *2:00pm Talons! Live Bird Flight Demonstration
12:30pm Intrepid Curator Ship Shape Tour
12:00pm - 4:00pm Intrepid Education Interactive - Balloon Rocket Creation
*1:00pm NASA Astronaut Mario Runco Jr. Stage Presentation and Autograph signing
(Click here for astronaut bio)
2:45pm - 3:15pm NASA Astronaut Mario Runco Jr. Autograph signing
(Click here for astronaut bio)
*3:00pm Intrepid Education Demonstration- Comet Creation

* ASL-interpretation available for these select performances.

Purchase Kids Week ticketsTues., Feb 21 - Broadway Day
Enjoy special performances and activities all day
Time Event
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Time Warner Cable- Do you have a cool invention? Share your ideas on the “Mural of Innovation”!
10:00am - 5:00pm Interactive Displays From: Mary Poppins, Anything Goes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Sister Act, Godspell, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Spider-Man
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Performance Group Display and Slides
11am & 3:00pm Intrepid Curator Space Capsule Story Time
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Sailor Art
12:00pm - 1:00pm Broadway Showcase: Hosted by: Cary Hoffman of My Sinatra and Featuring: Anything Goes, Godspell, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Sister Act.
12:00pm - 4:00pm Intrepid Education Interactive - Balloon Rocket Creation
12:30pm Intrepid Curator Ship Shape Tour
2:00pm Million Dollar Quartet - Performance
2:30pm Riveting Demonstration from Museum Educators
2:45:00pm Spider-Man character appearance and photo opps!
Purchase Kids Week ticketsWed., Feb 22 - Puppet Day
Use your imagination and creativity during fun-filled activities,
including face painting and Sesame Street Live!
Time Event
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Time Warner Cable- Do you have a cool invention? Share your ideas on the “Mural of Innovation”!
10:00am - 5:00pm Face Painting and paper bag puppet making with Puppetry Arts Theater
11am Intrepid Curator Space Capsule Story Time
* 11:15am & * 1:45pm Puppet Magic Show
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity- Model make-and-take
* 11:45am & * 1:15pm FuzzBuckets performance by Puppetry Arts Theater
12:00pm - 4:00pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity- Flying Machines
12:15 & 2:15pm Animatronic dragon strolling appearance
12:30pm Intrepid Curator Ship Shape Tour
12:30 & 1:00pm Sesame Street Live! Character appearance (20 minute appearance)

Last chance to see Sesame Street Live “1-2-3 Imagine! With Elmo & Friends”
at the Theater at Madison Square Garden February 16 - 26th!
Visit
theateratmsg.com/intrepid and USE CODE: INTREPID!
 
2:30pm Riveting Demonstration from Museum Educators
* 3:15pm Music Performance/Puppet Sing Along by Puppetry Arts Theater
4:00pm Puppet Trivia Game by Puppetry Arts Theater
* ASL-interpretation available for these select performances.
Purchase Kids Week ticketsThurs., Feb 23 - Sports Day
Participate in interactive activities with representatives from the
Rangers, Mets, Knicks, Liberty and others!
Time Event
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Time Warner Cable- Do you have a cool invention? Share your ideas on the “Mural of Innovation”!
10:00am - 5:00pm Coca-Cola - Sports Zone Interactive
USTA - Tennis court interactive
NY Rangers - Slap shot contest
NY Liberty/Knicks - Street team activities
U.S. Army - interactive displays and contests
11am - 12:00pm &
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Intrepid Exhibition Team - Display of Original Artifacts from USS Intrepid
11am & 3:00pm Intrepid Curator Space Capsule Story Time
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Sailor Art and Crew Patches
12:00pm - 1:00pm Mr. Met - meet and greet and autograph signing
12:00pm - 4:00pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity- Flying Machines
12:30pm Intrepid Curator Ship Shape Tour
1:00pm U.S. Coast Guard Helo landing on the Flight Deck of Intrepid
1:30pm Join Patrick McEnroe, former tennis champion and sports commentator, for tennis tips, autographs and photos at the USTA Eastern Tennis Court!
2:30pm Riveting Demonstration from Museum Educators
1:00pm & 3:00pm Education Demonstration - 4 Forces of Flight
Purchase Kids Week ticketsFri., Feb 24 - Birthday Party Day
Help celebrate the Intrepid Museum's 30th Birthday with
performances from the Gazillion Bubbles Show, special party
activities and much more!
Time Event
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Time Warner Cable- Do you have a cool invention? Share your ideas on the “Mural of Innovation”!
10:00am - 5:00pm Coca-Cola - Polar Bear Bounce House Interactive
Dave & Busters - Prize Wheel with Giveaways
Intrepid Birthday Parties- Interactives
11:00pm NASA Presentation: Living and Working in Space!
11:30am & 2:30pm Intrepid Curator Cooking and Baking Onboard tour
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Birthday card creation and contest
11:30am - 3:30pm Perfect Catch: Nautical themed jugglers
12:00pm - 3:00pm Balloon twister’s giveaways
12:00pm - 4:00pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - First Day Covers
12:00pm & 2:00pm Bari Koral Family Band - Performance
12:00pm - 3:00pm Balloon artists and strolling jugglers
1:00pm Gazillion Bubbles Show - Performance
2:30pm Riveting Demonstration from Museum Educators
3:00pm Voca People- Performance
Purchase Kids Week ticketsSat., Feb 25 & Sun., Feb 26 - Safari Weekend
Enjoy appearances and displays from the zoo and meet
some live creatures!
Time Event
Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Time Warner Cable- Do you have a cool invention? Share your ideas on the “Mural of Innovation”!
10:00am - 5:00pm Bronx Zoo interactive display
New York Aquarium interactive display
U.S. Coast Guard - Interactives and water pollution demonstrations
11am & *3:00pm Snakes and Scales live animal appearance
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Make your own Sea Creature
*12:00pm & *2:00pm Jenkinson’s Aquarium’s - Live Penguin Appearance!
12 - 4:00pm &
1:30am - 3:30pm
Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Camouflage Art
*1:00pm & *2:30pm Central Park Zoo Theater Company - Performance
Sunday
10:00am - 5:00pm Intrepid Special Events Display
10:00am - 5:00pm Time Warner Cable- Do you have a cool invention? Share your ideas on the “Mural of Innovation”!
10:00am - 5:00pm Bronx Zoo interactive display
New York Aquarium interactive display
U.S. Coast Guard - Interactives and safe swimming demonstrations
11am Intrepid Education demonstration- Water Systems
11:30am - 3:30pm Intrepid Education Interactive Activity - Make your own Sea Creature
12:00pm & 3:30pm Snakes and Scales live animal appearance
1:00pm & 2:30pm Central Park Zoo Theater Company - Performance

* ASL-interpretation available for these select performances.


This year’s participating partners include:



Many more to come, check back for a full schedule of activities!




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