Full Schedule of Events
Join us for presentations, talks, special programs and activities! All activities on Pier 86 are free to the public. Programs inside the Museum require admission.

WHAT'S ON

Tuesday, February 19

ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00AM – 5:00PM) LOCATION: HANGAR 3)

Dazzling Discoveries | Hands-on STEAM-themed activities.


Beardsley Zoo | Come experience an amazing animal adventure! See animal ambassadors from around the world, find out how zoos save animals from extinction and learn how you can help.


Stamford Museum & Nature Center


Two by Two Zoo | Wild World of Animals Exhibit: kangaroo (juvenile), bearded dragon, tortoise, chinchilla, alligators (juvenile), ball python, hissing cockroaches.


Billion Oyster Project | Billion Oyster Project is trying to repopulate the oyster population in New York Harbor through community engagement initiatives and education. Learn how you can help!


Sprout Up NYC | Get excited about water conservation by performing a scientific experiment on something you do every day: brushing your teeth!


NYC Department of Environmental Protection | Enjoy educational, water-themed activities such as water quality testing, hands-on crafts and the opportunity to learn more about our city's drinking water and wastewater system.

 


Meet the Scientist | Herpetologist Arianna Kuhn: Grab some hands-on knowledge of frogs, lizards and snakes and learn about how new species are discovered!


Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory | Learn about the incredible research being conducted by the students at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

 


Queens Zoo | Through up-close exploration and comparison of animal skulls and teeth, families will determine what’s on the menu for different species.


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary | Stop by this interactive display and learn about marine safety, environmental protection and the importance of a clean and safe ocean.

 


SPECIAL EVENTS

11:00am & 3:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Amazing Adaptations: The Dinosaur Adventure: Join our heroes Cope and Marsh as they journey through the Bronx Zoo, past and present, to find out the truth about animal adaptations and say hello during the dinosaur and tortoise puppet meet and greets!


11:00am & 3:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Workshop by the Billion Oyster Project Oysters are a keystone species for three main reasons: water filtration, habitats for other organisms, and shoreline protection. Learn how important these ecosystem services are to our estuary! Ages 7-12


11:30am, Hangar 3 Stage | Intrepid Education Demonstration: Airheads: How Do Things Fly?: Museum educators explore the science behind aviation in this demonstration about how things fly!


Noon, Hangar 3 Stage | Workshop by SproutUp NYC: Make Some Noise for Recycling!: Environmental consciousness and the fascinating physics behind musical instruments come together in Sprout Up’s maker workshop.Ages 7-12

 


Noon-3:00pm (every hour), Michael Tyler Fisher Center for Education | Pop-Up Planetarium Show: On the Wings of New York


1:00pm & 4:00pm Hangar 3 Stage | Come experience an amazing animal adventure! See animal ambassadors from around the world, find out how zoos save animals from extinction and learn how you can help.


3:00pm & 4:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Performance by the Gazillion Bubble Show

 


1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm & 4:30pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by the Bronx Zoo: Animal enrichment Ages 7-12


2:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Presentation by Animal Embassy: World Wildlife Animal Adventure: Embassy will take families on a journey around the globe with incredible live animal ambassadors! All Ages

 

Wednesday, February 20

ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00AM – 5:00PM) LOCATION: HANGAR 3)


Dazzling Discoveries | Hands-on STEAM-themed activities.


Wild Encounters | Live animal display by zoologist Jarod Miller, Jarod Miller, a naturalist who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, along with his amazing animals


Beardsley Zoo | Amazing Animal Adventures: Come experience an amazing animal adventure! See animal ambassadors from around the world, find out how zoos save animals from extinction and learn how you can help.


Two by Two Zoo | Wild World of Animals Exhibit: kangaroo (juvenile), bearded dragon, tortoise, chinchilla, alligators (juvenile), ball python, hissing cockroaches.


Billion Oyster Project | Billion Oyster Project is trying to repopulate the oyster population in New York Harbor through community engagement initiatives and education. Learn how you can help!


Primatologist Natalia Reagan | Primatologist and comedian, Natalia Reagan, will display realistic primate stuffed animals and books to explain primate morphology and evolution!


Sprout Up NYC | Get excited about water conservation by performing a scientific experiment on something you do every day: brushing your teeth!


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary | Stop by this interactive display and learn about marine safety, environmental protection and the importance of a clean and safe ocean.


Academy of Model Aeronautics | Visit the world's largest model aviation association and organizer of the annual National Aeromodeling Championships to learn how to build a model airplane and locate a model airplane club near you.


Meet the Scientist | Herpetologist Arianna Kuhn: Grab some hands-on knowledge of frogs, lizards and snakes and learn about how new species are discovered!


SPECIAL EVENTS

111:00am & 3:00pm, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater | Live Animal Demonstration by Zoologist Jarod Miller


11:30am & 2:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Presentation by the Wildlife Theater Group: Polar Bear and the Beat : Why does the largest land-based meat-eating Mammal care about plankton?All Ages


11:30am, Hangar 3 | Workshop by the Billion Oyster Project: Oysters are a keystone species for 3 main reasons 1) water filtration, 2) habitat for other organisms, and 3) shoreline protection, come and learn how important these ecosystem services are to our estuary! Ages 7-12


Noon & 4:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Live Animal Demonstration by the Beardsley Zoo; Amazing Animal Adventures: mazing Animal Adventures Amazing Animal Adventures: Come experience an amazing animal adventure!


12:30pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Intrepid Education Demonstration: Airheads: How Do Things Fly?: Museum educators explore the science behind aviation in this demonstration about how things fly!


12:30pm, Hangar 3 | Workshop by SproutUp NYC: Make Some Noise for Recycling! : Environmental consciousness and the fascinating physics behind musical instruments come together in Sprout Up’s maker workshop, where visitors can craft their own musical instrument out of salvaged materials. All Ages


Noon-3:00pm (every hour), Michael Tyler Fisher Center | Pop-Up Planetarium Show: On the Wings of New York


1:00pm, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater: | Presentation by Mechanical Engineer and Biologist David Hu: The Mysteries of Animal Movement.All Ages


1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, & 4:30pm , Hangar 3 | Workshop by the Central Park Zoo: What’s for Lunch? Owl Pellet Dissection.All Ages

 

Thursday, February 21

ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00AM – 5:00PM) LOCATION: HANGAR 3)


Dazzling Discoveries | Hands-on STEAM-themed activities.


Wild Encounters | Live animal display by zoologist Jarod Miller, Jarod Miller, a naturalist who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, along with his amazing animals


The Climate Museum | Stop by the Climate Museum's table to build your own renewable energy electric circuit and draw a climate art tile that will enter the museum's permanent collection!


Stamford Museum & Nature Center


Two by Two Zoo | Wild World of Animals Exhibit: kangaroo (juvenile), bearded dragon, tortoise, chinchilla, alligators (juvenile), ball python, hissing cockroaches.


New York City Audobon | Craft your very own feathered friend out of paper while you learn all about birds in NYC and what we can do to help them.


Meet the Scientist | Paleontologist Chongyu Yu


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary | Stop by this interactive display and learn about marine safety, environmental protection and the importance of a clean and safe ocean.


SPECIAL EVENTS

111:00am, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater | Presentation by Primatologist and comedian Natalia Reagan. Ages 7-12


11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm: | Workshop by the New York Aquarium: Watercolors Underwater: The New York Aquarium’s Watercolors Underwater workshop will introduce you artifacts of animals that live under the sea and then help you to create your own watercolor painting inspired by them! Ages 7-12


Noon & 4:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Presentation by the Wildlife Theater Group: Flutterby and Piggle: Symbiosis is the word scientists use to describe the special relationship between a milkweed and a monarch.All Ages


12:30pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Intrepid Education Demonstration: Airheads: How Do Things Fly?: Museum educators explore the science behind aviation in this demonstration about how things fly!


Noon-3:00pm (every hour), Michael Tyler Fisher Center for Education | Pop-Up Planetarium Show: On the Wings of New York


1:00pm & 3:00pm, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater | Live Animal Demonstration by Zoologist Jarod Miller.All Ages


Friday, February 22

ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00AM – 5:00PM) LOCATION: HANGAR 3)


Dazzling Discoveries | Hands-on STEAM-themed activities.


Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy | A hands-on display featuring solar observing, a robotic arm activity and Mars and Apollo interactives.


The Museum of Interesting Things | The Space Race, the Cold War and the Atomic Era fueled a time of exploration and invention that still influences products, design and culture to this day!


CUNYSAT-1 Lab | Learn about the basics of rocketry, model building and CubeSat nanosatellites!


U.S. Space & Rocket Center | Catch a glimpse of what you can experience at Space Camp by riding the Multi-Axis Trainer as it simulates a tumble spin.


Kerbal Space Academy | Check out the flight simulation video game, Kerbal Space Academy, which will be broadcast on Twitch.tv.


Curious On Hudson | Funk Flyers: Fun with Aerodynamics Make a funky flyer with Curious-on-Hudson and test how far you can launch it.


Meet the Scientist | Planetary Scientists Ellen Crapster-Pregont & Marina Gemma Learn what space rocks, or meteorites, tell us about the early solar system and how planets are formed.


SPECIAL EVENTS

11:30am, Hangar 3 Stage | Intrepid Education Demonstration: Intrepid Space Academy: Do you have the right stuff to be the next great space explorer? Find out what it takes in this fun demonstration!


Noon, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater | Presentation by Astrophysicist Joel Green of the Space Telescope Science Institute


12:30pm & 3:30pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by Curious On Hudson: Roller Coaster Physics: Learn about the forces of motion that allow roller coasters to move against gravity and then try your hand at creating your own marble roller coaster.


Noon - 12:30pm, 1:00pm – 1:30pm & 2:00pm – 2:30pm, Hangar 3 | Meet-and-Greet with Snoopy


Noon-3:00pm (every hour), Michael Tyler Fisher Center for Education | Pop-Up Planetarium Show: Giant Leaps: Journey from the edge of the atmosphere to the edge of the observable universe as you follow the story of space exploration.


1:00pm & 4:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage| Presentation by Mad Science: Up, Up & Away: You think homework is pressure? Just wait until you learn how the weight of the earth’s atmosphere pushes down on you with the force of two elephants!


1:30pm, Hangar 3 Marker Space | Workshop with NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: Build your own space station.


2:00pm, Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater | Presentation by NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock


2:30pm: Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by CUNYSAT-1 Lab: Rocket Modeling and Building: Learn all about the building components of a model rocket and the science behind basic flight and rocketry.


3:00pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: From Swimming Pools to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk.

Saturday, February 23

ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00AM – 5:00PM) LOCATION: HANGAR 3)


Dazzling Discoveries | Hands-on STEAM-themed activities.


The Museum of Interesting Things | The Space Race, the Cold War and the Atomic Era fueled a time of exploration and invention that still influences products, design and culture to this day!


American Society of Civil Engineers | Hands-on STEM-themed activities


Columbia Space Initiative | Learn all about the principles of aerodynamics while making your own paper airplane!


Teachers in Space | Check out the flight simulation video game, Kerbal Space Academy, which will be broadcast on Twitch.tv.


CUNYSAT-1 Lab | Learn about the basics of rocketry, model building and CubeSat nanosatellites!


U.S. Space & Rocket Center | Catch a glimpse of what you can experience at Space Camp by riding the Multi-Axis Trainer as it simulates a tumble spin.


Kerbal Space Academy | Check out the flight simulation video game, Kerbal Space Academy, which will be broadcast on Twitch.tv.


FIRST | Watch the Rover Ruckus Tech Team Challenge, in which FIRST teams go head-to-head with their unique creations.


Meet the Scientist | Geologist Steven Jaret


Space Racers


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary | Learn all about the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s missions on water and in the air!


USN Submarine Forces


Society for Women Engineers | Cymatics is the science that lets us picture sound. Stop by to see with your eyes what we hear with our ears!


 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

11:30am: Hangar 3 Stage | Presentation by NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: From Swimming Pools  to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk.


11:30am & 3:30pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by Curious On Hudson: Roller Coaster Physics Ages 3+


Noon - 12:30pm, 1:00pm – 1:30pm & 2:00pm – 2:30pm, Hangar 3 | Meet-and-Greet: Meet the world’s most famous beagle, Snoopy!


12:00pm-3:00pm (every hour), Michael Tyler Fisher Center for Education | Pop-Up Planetarium Show: Giant Leaps Journey from the edge of the atmosphere to the edge of the observable universe as you
follow the story of space exploration.


12:30pm, Lutnick Theater | Presentation by astronaut Doug Wheelock Learn about life in space an from NASA astronaut, Doug Wheelock. All Ages


1:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Intrepid Education Demonstration: Intrepid Space Academy. Do you have the right stuff to be the next great space explorer? Find out what it takes in this fun demonstration!


1:30pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Workshop with NASA flight director Allison Bolinger: Build your own space station.Ages 7-12


2:00pm & 4:00pm, Hangar 3 Stage | Presentation by Mad Science: Spin, Pop, Boom. All Ages


2:30pm, Hangar 3 Maker Space | Workshop by CUNYSAT-1 Lab: Rocket Modeling and BuildingAges 7-12


3:00pm: Lutnick Theater | Presentation by NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock and NASA flight director Allison Bolinger

The Intrepid Museum is wheelchair accessible and all major presentations will be held in spaces with an induction loop system. Additional accommodations such as specialized seating, ASL interpreters, or large print can be made with advance notice (one week preferred). To request accessibility accommodations, contact access@intrepidmuseum.org.