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Kids Week by Erika Kapin/courtesy the Intrepid
Kids Week by Erika Kapin/courtesy the Intrepid

Kids Week at the Intrepid 2020

Sat Feb 15, 2020
10:00am to 5:00pm
All
Free with museum admission - Adults $33; Children (5-12) $24

During Kids Week, visitors have the opportunity to participate in dozens of fun activities, hands-on workshops, live performances, and special guests, from NASA astronauts to a performance from Broadway's King Kong musical.

Saturday, February 15

All Day Activities (10am – 5pm): Dazzling Discoveries, Puppetry Arts Theater, OrigamiUSA, The Museum of Interesting Things, Story Pirates, Brooklyn Music School, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

  • 11am-4pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
  • 11am-5pm: Face Painting NYC (by A Princess Like Me NYC)
  • 11am & 1pm: Storytime performance with Paddington Bear
  • 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm: WonderSpark Puppet Making Workshops
  • 12pm: Performance by Story Pirates
  • 2pm: Performance: Joshua David Stein and The Band Books
  • 3pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
  • 4pm: Performance by the Brooklyn Music School: Student Ensemble

Sunday, February 16

All Day Activities (10am – 5pm): Dazzling Discoveries, Puppetry Arts Theater, OrigamiUSA,The Museum of Interesting Things, Story Pirates, Brooklyn Music School, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

  • 11am: Storytime performance with Paddington Bear
  • 11am-4pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
  • 11am-5pm: Face Painting NYC (by A Princess Like Me NYC)
  • 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm: WonderSpark Puppet Making Workshops
  • 12pm: Presentation by author/illustrator Drew Brockington- CatStronauts:
  • 12pm: Presentation by author/illustrator Drew Brockington- CatStronauts: CatStronauts Prepare for Launch Discover how the past, present, and future of NASA continues to inspire the
  • 1pm & 4pm: Performance by: TheaterWorksUSA: Rosie Revere Engineer
  • 2pm: Performance: Joshua David Stein and The Band Books
  • 3pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
  • 4 pm: Performance by the Brooklyn Music School

Monday, February 17

All Day Activities (10am – 5pm): 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

  • 11am: Intrepid Education Demonstration
  • 11am: Presentation by Author/Illustrator Drew Brockington- CatStronauts (Intrepid Members Only Perk!)
  • 11am-4pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
  • 11:30am & 3:30pm: Live Animal Presentation: Wild Encounters with 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!
  • 12pm: Presentation by Author/Illustrator Author Drew Brockington- CatStronauts
  • 12:30pm & 2:30pm: Workshop by The Climate Museum
  • 1pm: Live Animal Demonstration by the Two by Two Zoo
  • 2pm & 4:00pm: Performance by: The Gazillion Bubble Show: learn about the science behind bubbles with this interactive performance.
  • 3pm: 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.

Tuesday, February 18

All Day Activities (10am-5pm): 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

  • 11am & 3pm: Performance by the Wildlife Theater Group: Super Shark’s Ocean Adventure: 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 protects them all! Learn how easy it is to become an Ocean Protector.
  • 11am-4pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
  • 11:30am & 2:30pm: Live Animal Presentation: Wild Encounters with Zoologist Jarod Miller
  • 12pm & 4pm: Live Animal Demonstration by Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Invertebrates. Experience life as a praying mantis and discover what it takes to survive in the wild.
  • 12:30pm & 3:30pm: Workshop by the Billion Oyster Project
  • 1pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
  • 2pm: Live Animal Show by the Two by Two Zoo

Wednesday, February 19

All Day Activities 10am-5pm: Dazzling Discoveries, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, Two by Two Zoo, Billion Oyster Project, Stamford Museum & Nature Center, NASA, The Museum of Interesting Things

  • 11am & 3pm: Performance by the Wildlife Theater Group
  • 11am-4pm (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!)
  • 12pm & 4pm: Live Animal Demonstration by Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Invertebrates. Experience life as a praying mantis and discover what it takes to survive in the wild.
  • 12:30pm & 3:30pm: Workshop by the Billion Oyster Project
  • 1pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
  • 2pm: Live Animal Show by the Two by Two Zoo: Wild World of Animals Exhibit: kangaroo (juvenile), bearded dragon, tortoise, chinchilla, alligators (juvenile), ball python, hissing cockroaches.

Thursday, February 20

All Day Activities (10am-5pm): Dazzling Discoveries, Math Matters to Me, Cornell University, Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development, 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 and Columbia Engineering

  • 11am-4pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators
  • 12pm & 2pm: Presentation by Mad Science: Marvels of Motion: Explore Isaac Newton's laws of motion and observe the power of all sorts of forces, including gravity, centrifugal force, and inertia - then harness the power of these forces together to create astonishing jet packs and even a rocket-propelled car!
  • 12:30pm & 2:30pm: Workshop by Curious-on-Hudson
  • 1pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
  • 4pm: Presentation by Planetary Geologist Natalie Curren with NASA Goddard: lunar samples from Apollo missions.

Friday, February 21

All Day Activities (10am-5pm): 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

  • 11am: Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold and NASA Flight Director Allison Bolinger
  • 11am-4pm (every half hour): Pop-Up Planetarium Show led by Museum Educators 12pm: Presentation by NYU Instructor Doug Vitarelli: The Evolution of Animation (Museum members early access)
  • 12:30pm & 3:30pm: Workshop: Rube Goldberg speed building challenge
  • 1pm: Intrepid Education Demonstration
  • 1:30pm: Workshop with NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: Build your own space station.
  • 2pm: Presentation by NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold (Museum members early access): Learn about life in space from a NASA astronaut
  • 2:30pm: Workshop by CUNYSAT-1 Lab: Rocket Modeling and Building
  • 3pm: 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.
  • 4pm: Presentation by Planetary Geologist Natalie Curran with NASA Goddard

Saturday, February 22

All Day Activities (10am-5pm): 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

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

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