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Next 7 Days, August 15 - 21, 429 Family Friendly Events

  • Tuesday August 16
  • Aug 16
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    The American Family Immigration History Center

    9:30 AM at Ellis Island Museum - Ellis Island

    This is an exciting interactive area at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. You can access the passenger records of the ships that landed some 22 million immigrants, crewmembers, and other passengers at the Port of New York and Ellis Island from 189... read more

    Occurs 179 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    The American Immigrant Wall of Honor

    9:30 AM at Ellis Island Museum - Ellis Island

    A special feature of the Ellis Island museum, the Wall of Honor overlooks the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline and is the longest wall of names in the world. This unique display pays tribute to America's rich cultural heritage, celebrating ... read more

    Occurs 179 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Hidden Kingdoms: The World of Microbes

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    We live in a sea of microbes... Even though you cannot see these microbes, you are surrounded by them. They are on everything: surfaces, hands, soil, water, snow, and in the desert sands and Arctic Ocean. And they are alive: they reproduce, move, an... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Marvelous Molecules: The Secret Of Life

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Marvelous Molecules: The Secret of Life is the first ever hands-on exhibition exploring the shared chemistry of all living things. Hovering above the exhibit floor like a futuristic space station is a giant model of a glucose molecule magnified a qua... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Mathematica: A World of Numbers

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    This is the first interactive exhibition devoted to math. Designed by world-renowned designers Charles and Ray Eames, Mathematica displays the range of mathematics, and share the excitement that mathematicians find in pursuing their science. Mathemat... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
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    Preschool Place

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    The Preschool Place is the ideal space to explore and discover the natural and built world of a city. Experience multi-sensory activities in a protected area for our youngest visitors. Special science/art activities and puppet shows are featured duri... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Rocket Park

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Rocket Park is a 5,000-square-foot exhibition on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science. Rocket Park features two newly refurbished icons of the U.S. space program—an original Atlas booster with a replica Mercury capsule and an original Titan II... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Science Playground

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    It's 60,000 square feet of outdoor fun! Through dozens of playground elements like slides and seesaws, people of all ages and abilities explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines, as well as sun, wind and w... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    The Search For Life Beyond Earth

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    On Earth, wherever there is life, there is water. Are there other places in our solar system that might contain water and perhaps life? Join us in this fascinating exploration in The Search for Life Beyond Earth. Discover what scientist have learned ... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 9:30 AM
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    Seeing The Light

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Trick your mind and "see" something that's not there. Examine and experiment with the properties of color, light and the mysterious mechanisms of human perception. With over 80 exhibits, Seeing the Light allows visitirs to discover how the eye wor... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
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    The Sports Challenge

    9:30 AM at New York Hall of Science - 47-01 111th Street

    Cross-train your brain by gauging the speed of your fastball, climbing a rock wall, or surfing a wave, while learning the roles science plays in popular sports. By playing at 15 different sports stations, visitors learn about friction, balance, ph... read more

    Occurs 153 more times through Feb 11
  • Aug 16
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Mexico and Central America

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The diverse art, architecture, and traditions of the Maya, Toltec, Olmec, Aztec, and other Mesoamerican pre-Columbian cultures are the subjects of this hall. The outstanding collections on display include monuments, figurines, pottery, and jewelry th... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of South American Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    This hall explores the pre-Columbian cultures of South America as well as the traditional cultures living in the region today, encompassing the ancient Inka, Moche, Chavin, and Chancay cultures as well as the many peoples of modern Amazonia. Especial... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Pacific Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The renowned anthropologist Margaret Mead (1901-1978) worked in the Museum's Anthropology Department from 1926 until her death. Through her groundbreaking expeditions to Samoa, New Guinea, and Bali, Mead brought anthropological work into the public c... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
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    Hall of Asian Mammals

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Between 1922 and 1928, Museum Trustee Arthur S. Vernay and British Colonel John C. Faunthorpe conducted six expeditions to collect animal specimens in India, Burma (now Myanmar), and Siam (now Thailand). The specimens were then donated to the Museum ... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
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    Hall of North American Mammals

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    More than 25 Museum expeditions, ranging from Mexico to Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans, produced the magnificent examples of North American mammals displayed in this hall. James Perry Wilson (1889-... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of African Mammals

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Since its opening in 1936, the Akeley Hall of African Mammals has been considered one of the world's greatest museum displays. The hall is named after Carl Akeley (1864-1926), the explorer, conservationist, taxidermist, sculptor, and photographer who... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
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    Hall of Oceanic Birds

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    This hall's dioramas represent the bird life of the far-flung islands of the Pacific. These islands are geologically diverse, ranging from low coral to high mountains. One of the dioramas represents the bird population of the Guano Islands, named aft... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Amphibians were the first vertebrates to live on land. From them evolved reptiles, which in turn gave rise to mammals and birds. This hall reviews the relationships, life histories, habits, behavior, and various adaptations of the coldblooded vertebr... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
  • Aug 16
    Tue 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Birds of the World

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Although some bird species cross the boundaries of oceans and mountains and a few are found worldwide, each area of the world has its indigenous birds. The Birds of the World Hall shows some major faunal areas and their characteristic birds. Its purp... read more

    Occurs 180 more times through Feb 12
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