Buzzin! Native Bees and Honeybees Workshop
Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am– 12:00 pm
Battery Urban Farm
Suggested Ages: All
Join Grow to Learn, the school gardens program of GrowNYC, and an expert from The Honeybee Conservancy on a native bee walk in The Battery, followed by a honeybee hive demonstration.
Identify different native/solitary bees and learn about their importance as pollinators and what can be done to help them and their habitats. See the inner workings of a real honeybee hive.
Destination Cosmos: The Immersive Space Experience
Go on a gripping digital, immersive voyage across the universe through a maze of stars, planets, nebulae, and supernovae. Composed of 13 sequences and a prologue, the unique journey of discovery begins at Cape Canaveral and ends in the universe’s outer reaches. After departing from Earth, travel over Martian canyons alongside rovers, dive into the…More info
Optik & Roseaux
The Downtown Alliance’s Art Is All Around campaign returns with two newly installed interactive art pieces — “Optik” and “Roseaux.”
“Optik,” on display at Cortlandt Way, was created by the Urban Conga in collaboration with Serge Maheu. Rotate 10 movable gyroscope-like rings, each producing its own sounds and a spectrum of reflective colors, to create…More info
Enjoy outdoor music, dance, puppetry and more at a destination playground. Performers change weekly.More info
RSM Math Scavenger Hunt
Find math in the heart of the Big Apple.Pick up or print a Math Scavenger Hunt map and solve problems posted at each stop on a trail of landmarks and math friendly businesses. Enjoy collaborative fun, mathematical games, and witty brain teasers. Earn stamps and win prizes.
Presented by the Russian School of Math, in…More info
imagiNATIONS Activity Center
Solve puzzles, perform experiments, play state-of-the-art computer simulations and find out how corn is like a dog in this interactive, family-friendly space. Explore scientific principles behind Native innovations and technologies that are so ingenious, many remain a part of our daily lives.More info
Explore a new playground with five ecology zones—Bluff, Marsh, Dune, Meadow, and Riverbed– in resilient design, post-Superstorm Sandy when the park survived the full force of the 15-foot storm surge and became a focal point of sea level rise. Lyrical patterns of water illuminate the portal, fence, and custom seating. Daylight filters through the punctuated…More info
play:groundNYC’s The Yard
Get creative at a 50,000 square-foot adventure playground stocked with loose parts, tools and space for kids to play, imagine and dream big.More info