Apr 1 – Nov 30 all-day
The nation’s largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. Open weather permitting.
Jun 1 – Sep 8 all-day
The New York Hall of Science’s summer exhibition uses flight simulation, augmented reality, touch-tables, design and skill challenges, virtual reality and more to immerse visitors in the wonders of flight, space travel and aerospace innovation, design and technology. Above and Beyond is produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in association with Boeing and in collaboration with NASA
Jul 13 – Nov 3 all-day
This photo exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women). The exhibition includes photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space,
Jul 27 all-day
Ever wondered what life was like before the telephone was invented? How did people communicate with each other over long distances? Come to the Queens Historical Society to find out! The telegraph was one of the earliest ways people were able to communicate with each other electronically. The original version of texting in the 19th
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A 15-minute space adventure created by artist Andrew Scoville and scientist Moiya McTier. Escape the Planet! was created as part of NYSCI’s ACCESS 2018: Space Exploration project, which paired artists and scientists to create museum experiences around a theme of space exploration. Free with museum admission.
That Slapstick Show celebrates it’s 5th anniversary with a screening of unseen preserved rarities of American silent comedy from the collections of the Library Of Congress. Included will live ragtime music provided by Miss Maybell. With live musical accompaniment by Charlie Judkins. Curated by Film historian Nelson Hughes.
Central Astoria LDC continues the 2019 Movies on the Waterfront Series on Monday, August 5th at sunset on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park, with a showing of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” This FREE movie presentation is open to the public, and no RSVP or tickets are required. Just show up!
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