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Join us all week long for live animal shows, pop-up planetarium shows, maker spaces, live performances and so much more! Children of all ages and interests will learn more about STEAM through activities and demonstrations designed to educate and inspire.

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Saturday, Feb 15 & Sunday, Feb 16

ART &
MUSIC FUN

All ages

Monday, Feb 17– Wednesday, Feb 19

SAFARI &
NATURE ADVENTURE

All ages

Thursday, Feb 20 Saturday, Feb 22

EXPLORING
SPACE &
SCIENCE

All ages


Schedule


*Schedule is subject to change
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FEB 15
FEB 16
FEB 17
FEB 18
FEB 19
FEB 20
FEB 21
FEB 22
Saturday, February 15
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, Puppetry Arts Theater, OrigamiUSA, The Museum of Interesting Things, Story Pirates,
Brooklyn Music School, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, Sesame Street Live!, Nick Jr. Live!,
Medieval Times, STOMP, Society of Women Engineers
11:00am & 1:00pm: Performance with WonderSpark Puppets
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
11:00am-5:00pm: Face Painting NYC (by A Princess Like Me NYC)
11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm: WonderSpark Puppet Making Workshops
12:00pm: Performance by Story Pirates
2:00pm: Performance: Joshua David Stein and The Band Books
3:00pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
4:00 pm: Performance by the Brooklyn Music School: Student Ensemble
Highlights
Performance: Band Books by Joshua David Stein
Author Joshua David Stein and his ensemble The Band Books inspire young audiences to read
(more) through music by performing children’s book classics. Come for the books, stay for the rock.

Sunday, February 16
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, Puppetry Arts Theater, OrigamiUSA,The Museum of Interesting Things, Story Pirates,
Brooklyn Music School, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, TheaterWorksUSA, Sesame Street Live!,
Nick Jr. Live!, Medieval Times, STOMP
11:00am: Performance with WonderSpark Puppets
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
11:00am-5:00pm: Face Painting NYC (by A Princess Like Me NYC)
11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm: WonderSpark Puppet Making Workshops
12:00pm: Performance with WonderSpark Puppets (Intrepid Members Only Perk!)
12:00pm: Presentation by author/illustrator Drew Brockington- CatStronauts
1:00pm & 4:00pm: Performance by: TheaterWorksUSA: Rosie Revere Engineer
2:00pm: Performance: Joshua David Stein and The Band Books
3:00pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
Highlights
Presentation by Author/Illustrator Drew Brockington- CatStronauts Prepare for Launch
Discover how the past, present, and future of NASA continues to inspire the
CatStronauts graphic novel series. Followed by book signing.

Monday, February 17
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Two by Two Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society,
The Museum of Interesting Things, The Climate Museum, Wild Encounters with Zoologist Jarod Miller,
TheaterWorksUSA, Gazillion Bubble Show
11:00am: Intrepid Education Demonstration
11:00am: Presentation by Author/Illustrator Drew Brockington- CatStronauts (Intrepid Members Only Perk!)
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
11:30am & 3:30pm: Live Animal Presentation: Wild Encounters with Zoologist Jarod Miller
12:00pm: Presentation by Author/Illustrator Author Drew Brockington- CatStronauts
12:30pm & 2:30pm: Workshop by The Climate Museum
1:00pm: Live Animal Demonstration by the Two by Two Zoo
2:00pm & 4:00pm: Performance by: The Gazillion Bubble Show
3:00pm: Presentation by the Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Highlights
Presentation by the Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Edible Insects program: covering the who, what, when, where, and whys of
eating bugs and will feature some live invertebrates.

Gazillion Bubble Show: learn about the science behind bubbles with this interactive performance.

Live Animal Demonstration by Zoologist Jarod Miller
Learn all about unique animal adaptations from zoologist Jarod Miller in a live animal demonstration featuring a kangaroo, golden eagle, African crested porcupine and an alligator! All Ages.
Tuesday, February 18
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, Two by Two Zoo,
Billion Oyster Project, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, NASA, The Museum of Interesting Things,
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Wild Encounters with Zoologist Jarod Miller
11:00am & 3:00pm: Performance by the Wildlife Theater Group
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
11:30am & 2:30pm: Live Animal Presentation: Wild Encounters with Zoologist Jarod Miller
12:00pm & 4:00pm: Live Animal Demonstration by Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
12:30pm & 3:30pm: Workshop by the Billion Oyster Project
1:00pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
2:00pm: Live Animal Show by the Two by Two Zoo
Highlights
Live Animal Demonstration by Beardsley Zoo: Colossal Miniature Critters
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo will embark on a journey through the world of invertebrates. Experience life as a praying mantis and discover what it takes to survive in the wild. Come explore the realm of insects, uncover mysteries of the miniature world and learn how you can help save wildlife.

Presentation by the Wildlife Theater Group:
Super Shark’s Ocean Adventure: Join Wildlife Theater as we dive into the ocean right off our coast to
explore the wonderful diversity of life in our own backyard! From sharks to jellyfish to sea turtles,
our superhero SuperShark will meet and protect them all! Learn how easy it is to become an Ocean Protector!
Wednesday, February 19
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, Two by Two Zoo, Billion Oyster Project,
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, NASA, The Museum of Interesting Things
11:00am & 3:00pm: Performance by the Wildlife Theater Group
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
11:30am Live Animal Show by the Two by Two Zoo (Intrepid Members Only Perk!)
11:30am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm Presentation by: Kerbal Space Academy
12:00pm & 4:00pm: Live Animal Demonstration by Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo
12:30pm & 3:30pm: Workshop by the Billion Oyster Project
1:00pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
2:00pm: Live Animal Show by the Two by Two Zoo
Highlights
Two by Two Zoo
Wild World of Animals Exhibit: kangaroo (juvenile), bearded dragon, tortoise,
chinchilla, alligators (juvenile), ball python, hissing cockroaches.

Live Animal Demonstration by Beardsley Zoo: Colossal Miniature Critters
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo will embark on a journey through the world of invertebrates. Experience life as a praying mantis and discover what it takes to survive in the wild. Come explore the realm of insects, uncover mysteries of the miniature world and learn how you can help save wildlife.
Thursday, February 20
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, Math Matters to Me, NASA Goddard, NASA Johnson Space Center,
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Curious On Hudson, Columbia University: Engineering Division,
The Museum of Interesting Things, Cosmos Project: NYC Tandon, AI Space Factory
and Columbia Engineering
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
11:00am & 3:00pm: Zero Kitchen: Presentation: Cookies in Space
11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm: Presentation by: Kerbal Space Academy
12:00pm & 2:00pm: Presentation by Mad Science
12:30pm & 2:30pm: Workshop by Curious-on-Hudson
1:00pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
4:00pm: Presentation by Planetary Geologist Natalie Curren with NASA Goddard
Highlights
Presentation by Mad Science: Marvels of Motion
Isaac Newton would be proud! Come explore his laws of motion with us in this abundantly engaging physics performance. Observe the power of all sorts of forces including gravity, centrifugal force, inertia and much more. Then we’ll harness the power of these forces together to create astonishing jet packs and even a rocket-propelled car! This Mad Science show is sure to please everyone and inspire more imaginative learning in all of our audience members!

Presentation by Planetary Geologist Natalie Curren with NASA Goddard, showing lunar samples from Apollo missions.
Friday, February 21
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy, CUNYSAT-1 Lab, Math Matters to Me,
Cornell University Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development, NASA Goddard,
NASA Johnson Space Center, Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Curious On Hudson,
ROBOFUN, Columbia Space Initiative,The Museum of Interesting Things, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center,
Kerbal Space Academy
11:00am: Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold and NASA Flight Director Allison Bolinger
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
12:00pm: Presentation by NYU Instructor Doug Vitarelli: The Evolution of Animation
(Museum members early access)
12:30pm & 3:30pm: Workshop: Rube Goldberg speed building challenge
1:00pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
1:30pm: Workshop with NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: Build your own space station.
2:00pm: Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold (Museum members early access)
2:30pm: Workshop by CUNYSAT-1 Lab: Rocket Modeling and Building
3:00pm: Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger
4:00pm: Presentation by Planetary Geologist Natalie Curran with NASA Goddard
Highlights
Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold
Presentation Learn about life in space from a NASA astronaut, All ages. Richard R. Arnold II.
Presentation by NYU Instructor Doug Vitarelli: The Evolution of Animation

Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger:
From Swimming Pools to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk.

Learn how Allison prepares astronauts on Earth to perform spacewalks aboard the International Space Station, including demonstrations of spacesuit components and tools and details on the many facilities used for training. Ages 7-12.
Saturday, February 22
10:00am – 5:00pm: All Day Activities by:
Dazzling Discoveries, American Society of Civil Engineers, Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy,
CUNYSAT-1 Lab, Math Matters to Me, Cornell University Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development,
NASA Goddard, NASA Johnson Space Center, Curious On Hudson, ROBOFUN, Columbia Space Initiative
The Museum of Interesting Things, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Con Edison, Kerbal Space Academy
11:00am: Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger
11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators

11:00am-4:00pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
12:00pm: Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold(Museum members early access)
1:00pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
1:30pm: Workshop with NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: Build your own space station.
2:00pm & 4:00pm: Presentation by Mad Science
2:30pm: Workshop by CUNYSAT-1 Lab: Rocket Modeling and Building
3:00pm: Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold and NASA Flight Director
Allison Bolinger: Spacewalks: A Team Sport
Highlights
Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold
Learn about life in space from a NASA astronaut, All ages. Richard R. Arnold II

Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger:
From Swimming Pools to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk.

Learn how Allison prepares astronauts on Earth to perform spacewalks aboard the International
Space Station, including demonstrations of spacesuit components and tools and details on the
many facilities used for training. Ages 7-12.
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The Intrepid Museum provides specialized programs and resources to support and enhance the experience of all visitors, including those with disabilities, their families and peers. Please see our Accessibility Resources ahead of your visit or stop by the Information Desk for more information about free on-site resources, including lightweight stools and sensory bags with noise-reduction headphones and fidget toys. A social narrative to help you prepare for your visit during Kids Week can be found here.

The majority of the Intrepid Museum, including all areas with Kids Week activities, is wheelchair accessible. Both the Lutnick Theater and the Hangar 3 stage feature a telecoil-compatible induction loop. American Sign Language interpretation will be offered for select presentations on Tuesday, February 18, and Friday, February 21. Further accommodations such as specialized seating, additional ASL interpretation or large print can be made with advance notice (one week preferred).

To request accessibility accommodations, email access@intrepidmuseum.org or call 646-381-5158.


 



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