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Kids Week Kicks Off Saturday
Posted: 2/11/2010 1:20:32 PM

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum presents its annual “Kids Week” from Saturday, February 13 – Sunday, February 21!  “Kids Week” offers a week full of fun and engaging educational programs for children of all ages while local students are out of class during Presidents’ Week.
Among those partnering with the Intrepid to provide programming during this year’s “Kids Week” are the New York Red Bulls, Ringling Brothers, Rosie O’Donnell’s Rosie’s Broadway Kids, Dave and Busters, Madame Tussauds New York, Mr. Met, NASA, Old Navy, The Gap and others.
There also will be daily educational demonstrations, daily raffles prizes, special booths from Intrepid partners and more!
This year’s special events include:
Saturday, February 13
Special appearances and demonstrations by New York Red Bulls players Mike Petke, Macoumba Kandji, Luke Sassano and Danny Cepero and guest performances by Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.  Visitors also can make valentines for troops overseas. 
Sunday, February 14
Guest performances by Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus and a magician. Visitors can also make valentines for troops overseas.
Monday, February 15
Sports Day with a special appearance by Mr. Met and fun activities with the Mets Kids Club. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory presents interactive robot demonstrations. Dave and Busters offers games and giveaways throughout the day. 
Tuesday, February 16
Performances by Alvin Ailey and Rosie O’Donnell’s Rosie’s Broadway Kids.  The Jet Propulsion Laboratory presents interactive robot demonstrations. Fun and games provided by Dave and Busters. 
Wednesday, February 17
Performances of “Venton’s Visit” by the Puppetry Arts Theater. Heather Henson, daughter of Muppets creator Jim Henson, will present “Handmade Puppet Dreams for Kids.”
Thursday, February 18
Gap and Old Navy present Fashion Day at the Intrepid.  Gap and Old Navy models will participate in fashion shows throughout the day. Interactive exhibits provided by Madame Tussauds.  
Friday, February 19
Science Day at the Intrepid with “Outrageous Reptiles” including live alligators, snakes and turtles provided by Jenkinson’s Aquarium. New York Hall of Science will lead dissections throughout the day. A special guest performances by “Phenomenal Physics with Mr. Fish.”

Saturday, February 20

NASA Weekend begins, featuring displays and interactives provided by NASA, along with a presentation of "The Physics of Baseball" with a guest appearance from former NY Mets player George Foster. Also on hand for the day a special performance by Drum Café and giveaways from the WPLJ Party Patrol.

Sunday, February 21

NASA Weekend continues with displays and interactives provided by NASA, along with a special appearance from NASA Astronaut Charles J. Camarda (Ph.D.).

Click here to see Kids Week 2010 Schedule of Activities
Kids Week Schedule of Activities



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