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Camp Doughboy World War I History Weekend

Camp Doughboy World War I History Weekend

Sep 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sep 15, 2019

Recurring (see all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Sep 15, 2019

Governors Island




FREE

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

On the centennial of service members returning to Governors Island is in 2019, learn  about World War I with living history, vintage vehicles, authors, experts, animals and reenactors representing the Allies and Central Powers — as well as civilians in Edwardian-era attire.

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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Global Architecture III: Mosques

Learn about the features of Islamic architecture and designs that migrated from the mosque, even into skyscrapers. Look at interiors with beautiful domes and intricate patterned designs inspired by repeating geometric shapes, then design original patterned tiles.

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Jazz Age Lawn Party

Time travel to the twenties with dance lessons and performances, picnicking, vintage motorcar exhibitions, and carnival games all set to live jazz age music. A fun event for grown-ups and  junior gents and flapperettes. Tickets sell out, so buy in advance.

See our complete guide to Governor’s Island.

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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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