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events 7/28/14

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises

Ongoing, through 8/28

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know whales and dolphins have been spotted in Rockaway waters? If you're interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, hop aboard The American Princess for a four-hour adventurous, yet relaxing, cruise. $45 adults; $35 seniors; $25 children.

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

Ongoing, through 8/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Through videos, games and displays, visitors will discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Art of Science – Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 10:00 am

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. Images were selected by influential photographer and retired Princeton professor, Emmet Gowin, with Joel Smith, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. The exhibition was organized by PRINCETON University's Art of Science Competition. Free with NYSCI admission. 

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The World's Fair in Legos Exhibit

Ongoing, through 11/02

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the Iconic Symbols of the 1964 World's Fair re-imagined. Expert Lego Builder Cody Wells constructed seven World's Fair structures out of LEGOs. This fun and unique display is presented by Queens Theatre, in association with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Free.

View details 

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. 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. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

View details 

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

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events 7/29/14

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises

Ongoing, through 8/28

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know whales and dolphins have been spotted in Rockaway waters? If you're interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, hop aboard The American Princess for a four-hour adventurous, yet relaxing, cruise. $45 adults; $35 seniors; $25 children.

View details 

 

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

Ongoing, through 8/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Through videos, games and displays, visitors will discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Art of Science – Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 10:00 am

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. Images were selected by influential photographer and retired Princeton professor, Emmet Gowin, with Joel Smith, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. The exhibition was organized by PRINCETON University's Art of Science Competition. Free with NYSCI admission. 

View details 

 

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The World's Fair in Legos Exhibit

Ongoing, through 11/02

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the Iconic Symbols of the 1964 World's Fair re-imagined. Expert Lego Builder Cody Wells constructed seven World's Fair structures out of LEGOs. This fun and unique display is presented by Queens Theatre, in association with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Free.

View details 

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

View details 

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. 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. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

View details 

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

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events 7/30/14

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King Cymbeline

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A fantastical action-adventure story that combines tragedy, comedy and romance. King Cymbeline's only daughter, Imogen, secretly marries against his wishes, and he banishes her new husband. With war looming and an evil stepmother plotting, the spunky princess ventures into the wild to reunite with her true love. Through Imogen's journey, Shakespeare examines a central issue of his time and ours -- faith. Free.

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises

Ongoing, through 8/28

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know whales and dolphins have been spotted in Rockaway waters? If you're interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, hop aboard The American Princess for a four-hour adventurous, yet relaxing, cruise. $45 adults; $35 seniors; $25 children.

View details 

 

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

Ongoing, through 8/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Through videos, games and displays, visitors will discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Art of Science – Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 10:00 am

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. Images were selected by influential photographer and retired Princeton professor, Emmet Gowin, with Joel Smith, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. The exhibition was organized by PRINCETON University's Art of Science Competition. Free with NYSCI admission. 

View details 

 

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The World's Fair in Legos Exhibit

Ongoing, through 11/02

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the Iconic Symbols of the 1964 World's Fair re-imagined. Expert Lego Builder Cody Wells constructed seven World's Fair structures out of LEGOs. This fun and unique display is presented by Queens Theatre, in association with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Free.

View details 

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

View details 

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. 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. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

View details 

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

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events 7/31/14

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2014 Waterfront Concert Series - Motor City Revue

7:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, invites everyone to come out and enjoy a night of music from the Motown era. Just bring a chair or blanket, relax and enjoy as Motor City Revue takes you on a journey back in time with songs attributed to the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, and The Temptations; just to name a few! Free

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises

Ongoing, through 8/28

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know whales and dolphins have been spotted in Rockaway waters? If you're interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, hop aboard The American Princess for a four-hour adventurous, yet relaxing, cruise. $45 adults; $35 seniors; $25 children.

View details 

 

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

Ongoing, through 8/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Through videos, games and displays, visitors will discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Art of Science – Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 10:00 am

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. Images were selected by influential photographer and retired Princeton professor, Emmet Gowin, with Joel Smith, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. The exhibition was organized by PRINCETON University's Art of Science Competition. Free with NYSCI admission. 

View details 

 

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The World's Fair in Legos Exhibit

Ongoing, through 11/02

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the Iconic Symbols of the 1964 World's Fair re-imagined. Expert Lego Builder Cody Wells constructed seven World's Fair structures out of LEGOs. This fun and unique display is presented by Queens Theatre, in association with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Free.

View details 

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

View details 

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. 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. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

View details 

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

View details 

 

events 8/01/14

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18th Annual Jams Festival

Ongoing, through Sat 8/02

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Comprised of two days on the  first weekend in August along ten blocks of Jamaica Avenue. Attracting upwards of 185,000 + residents & visitors to downtown Jamaica. The JAMS Festival showcases the diverse cultural talents, foods, arts & crafts of the Borough of Queens, promoting family and Youth centered activities, the work of Collaborative Members, community partners and tourism for Jamaica. A highlight of the festival is the 'JAMS Under the Stars'kick off evening concert. Free.
Jamaica Ave Parsons Blvd. to 170th Street 

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises

Ongoing, through 8/28

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know whales and dolphins have been spotted in Rockaway waters? If you're interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, hop aboard The American Princess for a four-hour adventurous, yet relaxing, cruise. $45 adults; $35 seniors; $25 children.

View details 

 

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

Ongoing, through 8/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Through videos, games and displays, visitors will discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Art of Science – Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 10:00 am

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. Images were selected by influential photographer and retired Princeton professor, Emmet Gowin, with Joel Smith, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. The exhibition was organized by PRINCETON University's Art of Science Competition. Free with NYSCI admission. 

View details 

 

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The World's Fair in Legos Exhibit

Ongoing, through 11/02

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the Iconic Symbols of the 1964 World's Fair re-imagined. Expert Lego Builder Cody Wells constructed seven World's Fair structures out of LEGOs. This fun and unique display is presented by Queens Theatre, in association with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Free.

View details 

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

View details 

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. 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. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

View details 

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

View details 

 

events 8/02/14

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18th Annual Jams Festival

Ongoing, through Sat 8/02

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Comprised of two days on the  first weekend in August along ten blocks of Jamaica Avenue. Attracting upwards of 185,000 + residents & visitors to downtown Jamaica. The JAMS Festival showcases the diverse cultural talents, foods, arts & crafts of the Borough of Queens, promoting family and Youth centered activities, the work of Collaborative Members, community partners and tourism for Jamaica. A highlight of the festival is the 'JAMS Under the Stars'kick off evening concert. Free.
Jamaica Ave Parsons Blvd. to 170th Street 

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Rego Center: Kid's Singer Zev Haber

1:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As part of its Children's Summer Entertainment Series, Rego Center presents a variety of fun and interactive performances, including Mad Science Show, Candy Twisted Balloon Show, Kid's Singer Dave Jay and more. Free.

All shows take place in the Galleria. Schedule is as follows:

July 19 - Mad Science Show
July 26 - Candy Twisted Balloon Show
August 2 - Kid's Singer Zev Haber
August 9 - Candy Twisted Balloon Show
August 16 - Kid's Singer Dave Jay
August 23 - Lena & the Happy Clam Band
August 30 - Kid's Singer Dave Jay

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Community Conversations for Kids: Friendship

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A New York Council for the Humanities Community Conversations for Kids Workshop is coming to the Queens Historical Society! Karyn Mooney will be guiding the children and their family members through Alexis O'Neill's book, The Kite the Bridged two Nations, followed by a discussion and friendship bracelet activity. This event is free for children and their adult companions.

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises

Ongoing, through 8/28

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know whales and dolphins have been spotted in Rockaway waters? If you're interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, hop aboard The American Princess for a four-hour adventurous, yet relaxing, cruise. $45 adults; $35 seniors; $25 children.

View details 

 

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Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

Ongoing, through 8/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Through videos, games and displays, visitors will discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Art of Science – Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 10:00 am

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. Images were selected by influential photographer and retired Princeton professor, Emmet Gowin, with Joel Smith, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. The exhibition was organized by PRINCETON University's Art of Science Competition. Free with NYSCI admission. 

View details 

 

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The World's Fair in Legos Exhibit

Ongoing, through 11/02

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the Iconic Symbols of the 1964 World's Fair re-imagined. Expert Lego Builder Cody Wells constructed seven World's Fair structures out of LEGOs. This fun and unique display is presented by Queens Theatre, in association with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Free.

View details 

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

View details 

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. 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. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

View details 

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

View details 

 

events 8/03/14

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Whale & Dolphin Watching Adventure Cruises

Ongoing, through 8/28

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Did you know whales and dolphins have been spotted in Rockaway waters? If you're interested in setting sail in search of these beautiful mammals, hop aboard The American Princess for a four-hour adventurous, yet relaxing, cruise. $45 adults; $35 seniors; $25 children.

View details 

 

icon

Wild Minds – What Animals Really Think

Ongoing, through 8/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Animals are smarter than you think. Many species share cognitive skills that are considered key signs of higher mental abilities such as using tools, solving problems, self awareness, and ability to communicate. Through videos, games and displays, visitors will discover the similarities between human and animal cognition. Recommended for ages 6 – 14. Free with NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Art of Science – Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 10:00 am

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. Images were selected by influential photographer and retired Princeton professor, Emmet Gowin, with Joel Smith, curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. The exhibition was organized by PRINCETON University's Art of Science Competition. Free with NYSCI admission. 

View details 

 

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The World's Fair in Legos Exhibit

Ongoing, through 11/02

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the Iconic Symbols of the 1964 World's Fair re-imagined. Expert Lego Builder Cody Wells constructed seven World's Fair structures out of LEGOs. This fun and unique display is presented by Queens Theatre, in association with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Free.

View details 

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

View details 

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. 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. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

View details 

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

View details 

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

View details 

 
 
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