FLEET WEEK MAY 27 – 30

 



Fleet Week activities will kick off Friday, May 27 with our annual movie night on the flight deck. Throughout the weekend, explore a variety of displays, activities and demos including the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, USO and even some antique military vehicles. The weekend will conclude on Monday, May 30 with the Museum’s annual Memorial Day ceremony.


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Participating Vessels:

PIER 88
48th St. and 12th Ave. Tours on Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30. Closed to the public on Sunday, May 29.
USS BATAAN (LHD-5), Norfolk, Virginia

PIER 90
50th St. and 12th Ave. Tours on Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30. Closed to the public on Sunday, May 29.
HMS PROTECTOR (A173), United Kingdom

HOMEPORT PIER, STATEN ISLAND
305 Front Street

USS MILWAUKEE (LCS-5), Mayport, Florida
USCGC DEPENDABLE, Virginia Beach, Virginia
USCGC SYCAMORE, Newport, Rhode Island


Daily Schedule


*Schedule is subject to change
Friday, May 27
Saturday, May 28
Sunday, May 29
Monday, May 30

Friday May 27 5:00pm-9:00pm
Free Friday featuring a Movie Night
Free Fridays are back! The Intrepid Museum is once again extending its hours free of charge on select Fridays every month from April through September from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Celebrate the Museum’s 40th anniversary and enjoy special programs, including a movie under the stars on Intrepid’s flight deck.

The Intrepid Museum’s summer movie series returns and kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with, Crimson Tide

Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets to view the film outdoors, free of charge, on a huge inflatable screen on the flight deck. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited. Light concessions will be sold onsite, and visitors are encouraged to bring their own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Alcohol is NOT permitted. All exits are final; there is no reentry allowed. Movie will begin at sunset.
Important information about Free Fridays and Movie Night, click here.


Saturday May 28 10:00am-5:00pm
Activities & Displays
U.S. Coast Guard
Join the USCG for a heaving line throwing activity. Visitors can test their strength in a heaving line throw activity and can even try on some of the Coast Guard gear. Prizes and giveaways all day long.

U.S. Marines with Special Marine Air-Ground Task Force New York (SPMAGTF NY)
Military vehicles and assets

U.S. Air Force
Visitors will learn more about the Airmen and assets that drive the U.S. Air Force to innovate, accelerate, and thrive.

Intrepid Museum Activities
Enjoy workshops and hands-on activities from the Intrepid Museum all day long. Activities include: Morse Code Bracelets, Flat Stanley Sailors, Sailor Art Mural Activity and learning how to tie nautical knots.

Claymore Vets: Tree of Life Sculpture
Claymore Vets is a woman veteran founded nonprofit that aims to shift paradigms for social change and reconnection. Its mission is to cultivate a creative and connected community of veterans, first responders and artists to foster social reconnection and growth rooted in clay and visual arts. They are facilitating a live visual conversation, The Tree Of Life, which is a mixed media installation that will be co-created by veterans and artists as a memorial to a veteran they lost. A Field Cross sculpture will serve as the foundation for the branches that will hold the memories of leaves of the fallen. Visitors will have the opportunity to create a leaf in memory of a lost veteran, and add it to the tree in honor of their service and life.

USO: Gaming Mobile Experience
The USO will have a new interactive gaming mobile trailer experience debuting for the first time during Fleet Week. Visitors will have a chance to go inside the station and experience different gaming stations including Xbox, PlayStation and gaming PC.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the volunteer component of the U.S. Coast Guard. As experts in boating safety and boating education they work to ensure everyone has a safe and fun time on the water.  

U.S. Air Force Auxiliary/Civil Air Patrol
Hands-on activities

American Legion
Hands-on activities including a flag coloring activity, cornhole games, giveaways and more.  

American Red Cross
Visitors will be able to write a note of thanks to a military member.

Intrepid Former Crewmembers
Meet a former USS Intrepid Crewmember and learn about their time in service.



12 MAR 10:00am-5:00pm:
Activities & Displays

U.S. Coast Guard

Join the USCG for a heaving line throwing activity. Visitors can test their strength in a heaving line throw activity and can even try on some of the Coast Guard gear. Prizes and giveaways all day long.

U.S. Marines with Special Marine Air-Ground Task Force New York (SPMAGTF NY)
Military vehicles and assets

U.S. Air Force
Visitors will see some of model aircraft and equipment.

Intrepid Museum Activities
Enjoy workshops and hands-on activities from the Intrepid Museum all day long. Activities include: Morse Code Bracelets, Flat Stanley Sailors, Sailor Art Mural Activity and learning how to tie nautical knots.

Claymore Vets: Tree of Life Sculpture
Claymore Vets is a woman veteran founded nonprofit with a mission to cultivate a creative and connected community of veterans, first responders and artists to foster social reconnection and growth rooted in clay and visual arts. Claymore Vets are facilitating a live visual conversation, The Tree Of Life, a mixed media installation that will be co-created by veterans and artists as a memorial to a veteran they have lost. A Field Cross sculpture will serve as the foundation for the branches that will hold the memories of leaves of the fallen. Visitors will have the opportunity to create a leaf in memory of a lost veteran, and add it to the tree in honor of their service and life.

USO: Gaming Mobile Experience
The USO will have a new interactive gaming mobile trailer experience debuting for the first time during Fleet Week. Visitors will have a chance to go inside the station and experience different gaming stations including Xbox, PlayStation and gaming PC.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the volunteer component of the U.S. Coast Guard. As experts in boating safety and boating education they work to ensure everyone has a safe and fun time on the water.

U.S. Air Force Auxiliary/Civil Air Patrol
Hands-on activities

American Legion
Hands-on activities including a flag coloring activity, cornhole games, giveaways and more.  

American Red Cross
Visitors will be able to write a note of thanks to a military member.

Intrepid Former Crewmembers
Meet a former USS Intrepid Crewmember and learn about their time in service.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester
Visitors will be able to see some of the Intrepid Museum’s aircraft…..in LEGO® form!


29 APR 10:00am-5:00pm
Displays and Activities
U.S. Coast Guard
Join the USCG for a heaving line throwing activity. Visitors can test their strength in a heaving line throw activity and can even try on some of the Coast Guard gear. Prizes and giveaways all day long.

U.S. Marines with Special Marine Air-Ground Task Force New York (SPMAGTF NY)
Military vehicles and assets

U.S. Air Force
Visitors will see some of model aircraft and equipment.

Intrepid Museum Activities
Enjoy workshops and hands-on activities from the Intrepid Museum all day long. Activities include: Morse Code Bracelets, Flat Stanley Sailors, Sailor Art Mural Activity and learning how to tie nautical knots.

Claymore Vets: Tree of Life Sculpture
Claymore Vets is a woman veteran founded nonprofit with a mission to cultivate a creative and connected community of veterans, first responders and artists to foster social reconnection and growth rooted in clay and visual arts. Claymore Vets are facilitating a live visual conversation, The Tree Of Life, a mixed media installation that will be co-created by veterans and artists as a memorial to a veteran they have lost. A Field Cross sculpture will serve as the foundation for the branches that will hold the memories of leaves of the fallen. Visitors will have the opportunity to create a leaf in memory of a lost veteran, and add it to the tree in honor of their service and life.

American Red Cross
Visitors will be able to write a note of thanks to a military member.

U.S. Air Force
Visitors will see some of model aircraft and equipment.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester
Visitors will be able to see some of the Intrepid Museum’s aircraft…..in LEGO® form!

Disney and Pixar’s “Lightyear”
The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear (voice of Chris Evans), the hero who inspired the toy—follows the legendary Space Ranger on an intergalactic adventure. Visit the “Lightyear” Fleet Week booth featuring promo item giveaways, an activity station and more! Disney and Pixar’s “Lightyear” only in theaters on June 17, 2022. Learn more here

29 APR 10:00am
Memorial Day ceremony
Join us for a solemn ceremony honoring the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have given their lives in defense of our nation. Civic and military leaders will offer remarks and join in a special wreath laying ceremony in honor of the fallen. The ceremony concludes with veterans unfurling a 100-foot U.S. flag, Taps and a flyover by Navy fighter jets.
 

29 APR 2:00pm
U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration
Join us on Pier 86 as we watch the U.S. Coast Guard perform a test search and rescue demonstration.
 

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29 APR 10:00am-5:00pm
Displays and Activities
Partners Include:
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory: Join Lamont for Scientists are Superheroes activity. Recommended for ages 5-10yrs old.

Billion Oyster Project: Billion Oyster Project is excited to be bringing hands-on activities that are centered around the local New York harbor. Join them in discovering your local neighbors in the water, identifying local species through a new ID guide, and even getting familiar with some oysters through touch! Ages 3+

Ballet Hispánico School of Dance: Staff members will lead children in an interactive crafting project to explore the rhythms of Latinx culture across a variety of different countries. Age range 3-8 years old.


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11 JUN 10:00am-4:30pm
Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Camouflage Flat Stanleys: Create and camouflage a new friend and take pictures with him around the Museum.
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24 JUN Noon
Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration: Star Stories
For millennia, people have gazed at the stars and told stories about the pictures they see there. Hear a few myths from around the world that explain the patterns we see in the night sky.
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26 JUN 1:00pm
Ballet Hispánico School of Performance
This interactive, fun-filled exploration features excerpts of the Ballet Hispánico repertoire. Music, cultural connections, choreography insights, and history come together to deepen the audience’s experience of dance. Recommended for ages 6 +
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  JUN 1:00pm-3:00pm
Intrepid Museum Education Workshops | Members skip the line all week long!   
Paper Airplane Challenge: Create and test different paper airplane designs to see which one flies best with its design purpose!
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Ballet Hispánico School of Performance
Paper Airplane Challenge: Create and test different paper airplane designs to see which one flies best with its design purpose!
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29 APR 10:00am-5:00pm
Displays and Activities
Partners Include:
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory: Join Lamont for Scientists are Superheroes activity. Recommended for ages 5-10yrs old

Billion Oyster Project: Billion Oyster Project is excited to be bringing hands-on activities that are centered around the local New York harbor. Join them in discovering your local neighbors in the water, identifying local species through a new ID guide, and even getting familiar with some oysters through touch! Recommended for ages 3 +

ROBOFUN: Robofun will present a variety of lego robots and coding interfaces for students to play and experiment with. There will be a remote-controlled catapult, automatic top spinner, robotic dog sled, circuitry station, and video game creation software stations amongst many other projects. Come join us to engage with all these projects and see what you can make! Recommended for ages 5-12 yrs old

Columbia’s Society of Women Engineers: make and take activities.

Future Change Makers Academy: How to vacuum form your own Intrepid: kids will learn how vacuum forming works by creating their own “Intrepid” souvenir mold as a nested tray and filling it with a DIY sugar scrub. Recommended for ages 8 +


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24 JUL 10:00am-4:30pm
Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Rotocopters: Create your very own simple flying machine and watch it spin!
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24 JUL Noon
Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration
Blastoff! Launching the Space Shuttles. Launching a space shuttle takes some science, engineering, and a whole lot of rocket fuel. Explore how space shuttles got into space and, more importantly, how they got astronauts home safely, during this interactive demonstration!
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24 JUL 1:00pm
Mad Science Presents
Spin, Pop…Boom! You will witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions.
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24 JUL 1:00pm-3:00pm
Intrepid Museum Education Workshops | Members skip the line all week long!
Robotic Arm: Design a simple device to move an object in space!
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24 JUL 3:00pm
Mad Science Presents
Spin, Pop…Boom! You will witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Recommended for ages 5 +
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29 APR 10:00am-5:00pm
Displays and Activities
Partners Include:
ROBOFUN: Robofun will present a variety of lego robots and coding interfaces for students to play and experiment with. There will be a remote-controlled catapult, automatic top spinner, robotic dog sled, circuitry station, and video game creation software stations amongst many other projects. Come join us to engage with all these projects and see what you can make! Recommended for ages 5-12 yrs old

Columbia’s Society of Women Engineers: make and take activities

Future Change Makers Academy: How to vacuum form your own Intrepid: kids will learn how vacuum forming works by creating their own “Intrepid” souvenir mold as a nested tray and filling it with a DIY sugar scrub. Recommended for ages 8 +

American Society of Civil Engineers: Kids will be able to make their own toothpick towers and will be able to watch demonstrations on a shake table. Recommended for ages 5-13

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26 AUG 10:00am-4:30pm
Intrepid Museum Education Maker Zone
Rotocopters: Create your very own simple flying machine and watch it spin!
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  AUG Noon
Intrepid Museum Education Demonstration American Sign Language
Poof! Life in a Vacuum: Discover the importance of the Earth's atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear spacesuits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space and its effect on objects.
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  AUG 1:00pm
Mad Science Presents American Sign Language
Big Top Science- Come one, come all and behold a series of Physics demonstrations that includes an activity that explains why a bed of nails is a good night sleep. Recommended for ages 5+
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  AUG 1:00pm-3:00pm
Intrepid Museum Education Workshops | Members skip the line all week long! American Sign Language
Robotic Arm: Design a simple device to move an object in space!
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  AUG 3:00pm
Mad Science Presents American Sign Language
Big Top Science- Come one, come all and behold a series of Physics demonstrations that includes an activity that explains why a bed of nails is a good night sleep. Recommended for ages 5+
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26 SEP Free Friday with Movie Night Friday, September 30, 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET
Enjoy Education Tours and Activities possibly followed by Performance from Astronautica: Voices of Women in Space and then Flight Deck telescope viewing with Amateur Astronomers Association.
More details and registration coming soon
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23 OCT Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday October 23, 3:00pm – 4:30pm ET
Intrepid Museum pivots from on-site programming for local audiences and collaborates with digital platform Kerbal Space Academy (furthering education through exploration) streamed lived. Pre-show starts at 2:30pm.
More details and registration coming soon
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05 NOV Intrepid Celebrations Saturday, November 5, 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Celebrations aboard Intrepid during its time of service brought the crew together and boosted morale as they carried out their jobs at sea. Participants will explore historic spaces of the ship as they learn about the various holidays and events celebrated on board Intrepid and make some festive holiday crafts to take home!
Registration opens on October 10, 2022
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11 NOV Veteran's Day Friday, November 11
This Veterans Day, the Intrepid Museum will pay tribute to those who have served our country with remarks from our nation’s heroes and the laying of a commemorative wreath.
More details coming soon
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20 NOV Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday November 20, 3:00pm – 4:30pm ET
Intrepid Museum pivots from on-site programming for local audiences and collaborates with digital platform Kerbal Space Academy (furthering education through exploration) streamed lived. Pre-show starts at 2:30pm.
More details and registration coming soon
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20 NOV Veteran's Job and Resource fair Date and time to be announced
The Museum’s inaugural Veterans Job & Resource Fair includes over 50 organizational partners that connected veterans and military spouses to employment and networking opportunities, expert-led workshops geared towards job acquisition and expanding professional development, community resources and free professional head shots.
More details and registration coming soon
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07 DEC National Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day Wednesday, Dec 7
The Intrepid Museum will hold a ceremony to commemorate the 81th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Hear from the families of Pearl Harbor survivors and watch as a commemorative wreath is laid in the Hudson River.
More details coming soon
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20 DEC Virtual Astronomy Live Sunday December 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm ET
Intrepid Museum pivots from on-site programming for local audiences and collaborates with digital platform Kerbal Space Academy (furthering education through exploration) streamed lived. Pre-show starts at 2:30pm.
More details and registration coming soon
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