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Look for science in your favorite places—from the basketball court to your backyard!
Discover how science intersects with art, sports, games and nature in fun-filled activities for all ages.
All Kids Week activities are free with Museum admission.
 

HIGHLIGHTS


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SPORTS & GAMES
FEBRUARY 18 & 19


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ARTS & MUSIC
FEBRUARY 20 & 21


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SCIENCE & NATURE
FEBRUARY 22, 23 & 24


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Schedule


Sunday, February 18

 

Monday, February 19

TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Chelsea Piers Golf Club, NY Jets, In the Sports Zone, YokeyPokey VR, Drones Racing League, New York Road Runners, Dazzling Discoveries, Coca-Cola, Museum of Interesting Things, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Staten Island Yankees, Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Kidville and Shared Studios

10:00am–5:00pm
PRESENTATION
by NASA’s Kevin Hussey: NASA’s Eyes
11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK   Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm POP-UP PLANETARIUM Giant Leaps: Exploration in the Space Age  
11:30am & 1:30pm    

WORKSHOP by Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center: Baseball Stats 101
Play math and probability games with real baseball cards, and take home a prize!

Noon DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum       
Noon & 2:00pm

PRESENTATION by Mad Science    

1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

1:00pm–3:00pm

SPECIAL APPEARANCE by NY Mets mascot Mr. Met

2:00pm DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's Space Shuttles
3:00pm

PRESENTATION by Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center: Fastball Physics

Use state-of-the-art radar gun technology to measure your own throw speeds.

3:00pm
TOUR GUIDE TALK Mars:
NASA's Journey to the Red Planet
 
 
TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, In the Sports Zone, New York Road Runners, YokeyPokey VR, Brooklyn Cyclones, NY Jets, Drones Racing League, Coca-Cola, Museum of Interesting Things, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Staten Island Yankees, Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Institute of Play, Shared Studios and Kidville

10:00am–5:00pm

MEET THE SCIENTIST Columbia University’s Steven Mohammed


10:00am–5:00pm
PRESENTATION
by NASA’s Kevin Hussey: NASA’s Eyes

 

11:00am & 3:00pm

PRESENTATION by Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center: Fastball Physics
Use state-of-the-art radar gun technology to measure your own throw speeds.    

11:00am   

TOUR GUIDE TALK Focus on Hubble: The Challenge to Build Our Greatest Telescope

11:30am & 1:30pm

WORKSHOP by Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center:  Baseball Stats 101
Play math and probability games with real baseball cards, and take home a prize!

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

POP-UP PLANETARIUM Giant Leaps:
Exploration in the Space Age           

Noon & 2:00pm

PRESENTATION by Mad Science  

Noon

DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum

1:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Brooklyn Cyclones Learn about the history and fundamentals of baseball

2:00pm

DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's Space Shuttles

3:00pm TOUR GUIDE TALK Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs
4:00pm DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly  
 

Tuesday, February 20

 

Wednesday, February 21

TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, Cornell University 4-H Youth Development, Puppetry Arts, Be a Broadway Star, Kidville, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Yokey Pokey VR, New Victory Theater, Shared Studios and the Giggling Pig Art & Party Studio

10:00am–5:00pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Kevin Hussey: NASA’s Eyes
11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs

11:00am BROADWAY PERFORMANCE: Once on This Island  
11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

POP-UP PLANETARIUM Star Stories   

   
11:30am & 2:30pm ART WORKSHOP by the Giggling Pig
Listen to author Hannah Perry read her book Picnics & Puddles and follow some funny steps to make your own Giggles the Giggling Pig.     
11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm & 2:00pm SPECIAL APPEARANCE by Nickelodeon’s Shimmer and Shine  
Noon

DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum   

Noon

BROADWAY PERFORMANCE: SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical

12:30pm  & 2:00pm

PERFORMANCE The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

1:00pm

BROADWAY PERFORMANCE: Anastasia 

1:30pm & 3:30pm WORKSHOP by WonderSpark Puppet Make Your Own Puppets
2:00pm DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's Space Shuttles   
3:00pm
TOUR GUIDE TALK Mars: NASA's Journey to the Red Planet
3:00pm & 4:30pm

INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE by Gazillion Bubble Show

4:00pm

BROADWAY PERFORMANCE: School of Rock  


 
TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, Giggling Pig Art & Party Studio, Puppetry Arts, Be a Broadway Star, YokeyPokey VR, NOAA's Joe Cione, Brooklyn Fiber Art, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Kidville and Shared Studios, Cornell University 4-H Youth Development

10:00am–5:00pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Kevin Hussey: NASA’s Eyes
11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK Focus on Hubble: The Challenge to Build Our Greatest Telescope      

11:00am–3:30pm PERFORMANCE The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show  
11:00am & 1:30pm

WORKSHOP by Story Pirates: Comic Book Creation
Come up with your own superheroes and villains, and create your own comic book!

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

POP-UP PLANETARIUM Star Stories  

11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm & 2:00pm SPECIAL APPEARANCE by Nickelodeon’s Shimmer and Shine
11:30am

PRESENTATION by Tuffy Tiger: Live & In Orange!
Join Tuffy as he explores the world around him through music and dance.

Noon & 4:00pm

ART WORKSHOP by the Giggling Pig
Listen to author Hannah Perry read her book Picnics & Puddles and follow some funny steps to make your own Giggles the Giggling Pig.

Noon

DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum  

12:30pm & 2:30pm

PERFORMANCE by Story Pirates: The Story Pirates’ Greatest Hits Show
Don’t miss this big, hilarious, interactive sketch comedy musical.   

1:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

1:00pm & 3:00pm WORKSHOP by WonderSpark Puppets: Make Your Own Puppet
1:30pm & 4:30pm PERFORMANCE by Kidville’s Rockin' Railroad  
2:00pm DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's Space Shuttles    
3:00pm

TOUR GUIDE TALK Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs      


Thursday, February 22

 

Friday, February 23

TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, CUNY Medgar Evers College, NASA's Allison Bolinger, NOAA's Joe Cione, Robotics, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, YokeyPokey VR, Astronomer Jason Kalirai, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Jenkinson's Aquarium, Rube Goldberg, Madame Tussauds New York, Wildlife Conservation Society: New York Aquarium, Shared Studios, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Space Racers, Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy and Kidville

10:00am–5:00pm

MEET THE SCIENTIST Columbia University’s Ellen Crapster-Pregont

11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs

11:00am & 4:00pm  

PRESENTATION by Jenkinson's Aquarium
Waddle into the world of penguin biology, care and conservation, and then meet a penguin.

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm

POP-UP PLANETARIUM Biome Away from Home: The Hunt for Life in Outer Space

Noon DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum     
Noon, 2:00pm & 3:00pm

LIVE ANIMAL SHOW by Zoologist Jarod Miller

Noon & 2:30pm

WORKSHOP Rube Goldberg Speed Building Challenge  

1:00pm
PRESENTATION by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Jason Kalirai
Learn about the hunt for Earth-like planets and the first galaxies in the universe, and get a glimpse at our next bold adventure with the James Webb Space Telescope.
1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

1:30pm
WORKSHOP with NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Learn how to build a space station from a NASA spacewalk flight controller.
2:00pm DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's Space Shuttles
2:30pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Find out how astronauts learn to spacewalk.  
3:00pm
TOUR GUIDE TALK   Mars: NASA's Journey to the Red Planet   
3:30pm
PRESENTATION by Kuiper Kat's Astronom  
 
TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, CUNY Medgar Evers College, Columbia Space Initiative, FIRST, SciTech Kids, NASA's Allison Bolinger, YokeyPokey VR, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NOAA's Joe Cione, Astronomer Jason Kalirai, Robofun, Rube Goldberg, Madame Tussauds New York, Shared Studios and Kidville

10:00am–5:00pm

MEET THE SCIENTIST Columbia University’s Marina Gemma

11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK Focus on Hubble: The Challenge to Build Our Greatest Telescope      

11:00am, 1:30pm & 2:30pm  

PERFORMANCE by the Central Park Zoo’s Wildlife Theater Group

11:00am & 2:30pm

WORKSHOP Rube Goldberg Speed Building Challenge

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm  

POP-UP PLANETARIUM  Biome Away from Home: The Hunt for Life in Outer Space      

Noon

DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum  

Noon
PRESENTATION by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Jason Kalirai
Learn about the hunt for Earth-like planets and the first galaxies in the universe, and get a glimpse at our next bold adventure with the James Webb Space Telescope.
12:30pm & 4:00pm

WORKSHOP by SciTech Kids

1:00pm, 2:00pm & 4:00pm     

LIVE ANIMAL SHOW by Zoologist Jarod Miller

1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

1:30pm
WORKSHOP with NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Learn how to build a space station from a NASA spacewalk flight controller.
2:00pm DEMONSTRATION Blast Off: Fueling America's
Space Shuttles    
  
2:30pm
PRESENTATION by Kuiper Kat's Astronomy
3:00pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Allison Bolinger
Find out how astronauts learn to spacewalk.  
3:00pm

TOUR GUIDE TALK Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs      

Saturday, February 24

TIME EVENT
10:00am–5:00pm

DISPLAYS AND ACTIVITIES
Dazzling Discoveries, CUNY Medgar Evers College, FIRST Robotics, SciTech Kids, NASA's Allison Bolinger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, YokeyPokey VR, NOAA's Joe Cione, Brooklyn Robot Foundry, Beardsley Zoo, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, the Climate Museum, Shared Studios, Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Rube Goldberg, Society of Women Engineers, Wildlife Conservation Society New York Aquarium, Two by Two Zoo’s Zoo Express Exhibit and Kidville

11:00am, 2:00pm & 3:30pm

LIVE ANIMAL SHOW by the Two by Two Zoo: Wild World of Animals

11:00am

TOUR GUIDE TALK  Stranger Than Fiction: Outlandish Aircraft Carrier Designs      

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm 

POP-UP PLANETARIUM Biome Away from Home: The Hunt for Life in Outer Space      

11:30am & 1:30pm

WORKSHOP by SciTech Kids

Noon
PRESENTATION by NASA: So You Want to Go to Mars?   
Noon

DEMONSTRATION Poof! Life in a Vacuum

12:30pm & 2:30pm

WORKSHOP Rube Goldberg Speed Building Challenge

1:00pm
PRESENTATION by NASA’s Allison Bolinger. Find out how astronauts learn to spacewalk.
1:00pm & 4:00pm

DEMONSTRATION by Museum Educators: How Things Fly

2:30pm–3:30pm
PRESENTATION by NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson
3:00pm TOUR GUIDE TALK Mars: NASA's Journey to the Red Planet  
3:30pm   

WORKSHOP by NASA’s Allison Bolinger

Learn how to build a space station from a NASA spacewalk flight controller.

4:00pm PRESENTATION by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joe Cione
   
*Times are subject to change.



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