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Buzzin! Native Bees and Honeybees Workshop


Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am12:00 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…

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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…

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Playscape Performs

Enjoy outdoor music, dance, puppetry and more at a destination playground. Performers change weekly.

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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…

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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.

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Battery Playscape

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…

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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.

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