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Kids Week 2014 Continues Through the Weekend!
Posted: 2/18/2014 9:53:43 AM

After an awesome weekend filled with science, space and super heroes, the Intrepid Museum’s Kids Week 2014 is off to a great start! The theme for Tuesday, February 18, is Broadway on Intrepid, with performances from Cinderella, Matilda, Pippin, the Story Pirates, the Gazillion Bubble Show, and a Hearts and Light Dance Clinic from the Rockettes!
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The Mad Science demonstration during "Science Meets Science Fiction" weekend at the Intrepid Museum's Kids Week 2014.

Over the weekend, science and STEM took over the Museum, with Robot Building workshops from Tinkersphere, educational demonstrations about comets and life in a vacuum, and coding with programming app Hopscotch. There were chemistry demonstrations from Mad Science and 3D printing courtesy of 3D Systems.

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Museum visitors learn about robotics from the U.S. Coast Guard, on hand for Kids Week 2014.

Star Wars characters roamed the Museum, posing for pictures, while astronaut Nicole P. Stott spoke about living and working in space and signed autographs for Museum guests. Museum tour guides were busy giving quick Tour Guide Talks about animals in space, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Sally Ride, and the “real scoop on space poop.”

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Astronaut Nicole P. Stott speaks with Museum visitors in the Space Shuttle Pavilion during Kids Week 2014.

On Monday, science knowledge turned into super powers, as Super Hero Headquarters took over the ship. The National Cartoonists Society was on hand, drawing visitors dressed as their favorite characters. Additionally, visitors posed with their favorite super hero characters, courtesy of Characters for Hire, and discovered their super powers through fun games.

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Super hero characters visited the Museum and showed off their moves during the Super Hero Showcase.

But the fun isn’t over! In addition to Broadway on Intrepid, join the Museum for the rest of Kids Week 2014, including Animal Safari, Music Fun, Ports of Call, and Sports and Games weekend!

There are performances from The Pop Ups, STOMP and Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds, as well as animal demonstrations from the Central Park Zoo, Animal Embassy and Talons! Birds of Prey. Mr. Met and the Brooklyn Cyclones mascot Sandy the Seagull will be on hand during Sports and Games weekend, along with the New York Jets Quarterback toss, New York Cosmos Penalty Kick, New York Rangers Goal Shooting Alley and Coca-Cola Baseball Toss. What are you looking forward to?

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