NYC Calendar of Events – New York City

New York City Calendar of Upcoming Events, Happenings and More

Also visit the following for events which may not be listed here:
NYC Street Fairs / Festivals  |  Free/Cheap Concerts Listings |  Newsletter Signup 
Got an Event to Submit? Click on the Green ‘Post Your Event’ Button below.
Please, anything that can’t be verified by another online listing elsewhere will not be accepted. Plus, do not submit for profit store sales events or anything like that. They’ll get rejected as well.

Apr
28
Sun
2019
NYC Stargazing – Night Sky Observing Events
Apr 28 – Dec 6 all-day

NYC Stargazing – Night Sky Observing Events

Courtesy of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

Taking place through the year on various nights and locations.

Please be sure to check at the related links provided on this page, but especially on the official AAA.org site for info regarding exact locations and for the sake of keeping on top of any changes in scheduling or cancellations due to inclement weather and such. Mind you, there’s also the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation site calendar at which you might find of some of the below listed items.

High Line in Manhattan

High Line Page / AAA’s Page

Every Tuesday night from the start of April through the end of October.

Beginning at dusk.

According to the official site, most of the observing will take place at little W 12th Street, south of the Standard Hotel

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Lincoln Center’s Plaza in Manhattan

Beginning at and around sunset.

Friday and Saturday evenings from April 5 & 6 until June 28, 29

Following by August 2, 3 / 9, 10

Then September 13, 14 / 20, 21 / 27, 28

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Summer on the Hudson Stargazing and Sungazing in Manhattan

Riverside Park South in front of Pier i Cafe at 70th Street down on the Hudson River waterfront.

Stargazing Saturdays (8:00 – 11:00 pm):

June 1
July 6
August 3
September 7

SunGazing Sundays (1:00 – 4:00 pm):

May 26
June 30
July 28
August 25
September 29

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Carl Schurz Park in Manhattan

Meet at the park esplanade overlooking the East River. 86th Street entrance would be the closest to where they set up.

At 8:30 pm

One Friday Evening each month from April to October

April 5
May 10
June 7
July 5
August 2
September 6
October 4

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Great Kills in Staten Island

The time at which this begins varies from 7:30 to 8:30 pm depending upon the time of year.

Saturdays on the following dates:

March 30
April 6
May 4
June 8
July 20
August 3
September 7
October 26
November 23

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Floyd Bennet Field

Gateway National Park in Brooklyn

Fridays on the following dates:

May 10
June 7
September 6
October 4
November 1
December 6

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Pioneer Works, Brooklyn

159 Pioneer Street, in Red Hook, Brooklyn

Beginning at 7:30 pm

Second Sunday Meets

May 12
June 9
July
August
September 8
October 13

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Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 1

Also, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s official page…

Beginning at 8:30 pm

Select Fridays in June, July and August

June 7
June 14
July 12
July 26
August 2
August 9

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Hunters Point Park, Queens

Beginning at Sunset

Certain Friday nights from May to August

West of the oval, at the far west end of Borden Avenue

May 10
May 17
June 7
June 14
July 5
July 12
August 9
August 16

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Brooklyn Museum Plaza

First Saturday night of each month through November

Beginning at 9:00 pm

May 4
June 1
July 6
August 3
October 5
November 2

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Riverdale Bronx

Beginning at about 30 minutes past sunset.

West 235th Street and Johnson Avenue

Select Wednesdays and Thursdays from April 10, 11 to Wednesday, October 9

April 10
April 11
May 8
May 9
June 12
June 13
July 10
July 11
August 14
August 15
September 11
September 12
October 9

Aug
23
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 23 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
24
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 24 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
30
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 30 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
31
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 31 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Staten Island County Fair 2019
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm

40th Annual Staten Island County Fair 2019

August 31 – September 2, 2019
12:00 – 6:00 pm

At Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue

Adults: $10
Kids: $5
Seniors / Students: $8

Learn more at the official page here…

Aside from the usual offering of carnival rides, games of chance and awesome food there’ll be as well a 3 stage music festival. Also, there’ll be over 100 vendors selling all kinds of items.

Sep
4
Wed
2019
FASHINNOVATION: “Where Fashion and Technology connect” – Summer Edition 2019 @ Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
Sep 4 all-day

FASHINNOVATION:

“Where Fashion and Technology connect”

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Summer Edition 2019

After two very successful events, FASHINNOVATION is hosting its 3rd edition conference as an inaugural to NYFW in the heart of NYC.

The day will consist of Panel Talks by the changemakers in the Fashion/Technology & Entrepreneurship industries, Activations, Fashion Shows, Live Performances, Red Carpet Interviews and much more…

There will be 50+ diverse speakers, in the mission of inspiring & sharing knowledge, including Susan Rockefeller, Shelley Zalis: CEO, The Female Quotient, Carry Somers: Founder, Fashion Revolution, Brie & Nikki Bella: The Bella Twins, Burak Cakmak: Dean of Fashion at Parsons, Bill Wackermann: CEO at Wilhemina, Dana Davis: VP of Sustainability at Mara Hoffman, The RealReal and so on.

Topics discussed include:
– Manufacturing/Production,
– New Textiles,
– Sustainability,
– Inclusivity in Fashion,
– Women Empowerment,
– Wearable tech
and much more…

Join them and become part of our community of like-minded individuals to collaborate and synergize, to keep innovating towards the greater good.

Visit www.fashinnovation.nyc for further information and to get a pass!

Learn about the speakers to be present at this page…

Here is the recap video of what took place at the 2nd edition:

 

Art and Activism: “Takin’ it to the Streets” @ SVA Theatre
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Art and Activism: “Takin’ it to the Streets”

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

SVA Theatre
333 West 23rd Street

The third annual Art & Activism event produced by School of Visual Arts, Division of Continuing Education, celebrates the power of collectives, performance as political activism, and artistic activations of public spaces.

A panel discussion will present a collaboration between Sing for Hope, an organization connecting artists, music and the city streets; and the Hetrick-Martin Institute, which provides social services, community, and arts programming to LGBTQ youth. With the support of artist Joan Di Lieto, and illustrator and SVA faculty member Grant Shaffer, youths from HMI’s after-school art program designed and painted a piano, which spent the summer in NYC’s Astor Place Plaza as a functional, accessible artwork for the streets and communities of our city.

Artist, curator, and director of New York City’s Percent for Art Program, Kendal Henry, will discuss the contemporary role of monuments in public spaces, and his work with local communities and She Built to develop 18 new monuments representing women.

Photographer Stacy Arezou Mehrfar’s emotionally rich portraits of demonstrators at marches across New York City after the 2016 election, will be displayed in backlit lightboxes throughout the theater lobby. An excerpt of her large-scale video installation, A Collective Performance will be screened at the start of the evening.
Media personality Valerie Smaldone moderates.

Sep
7
Sat
2019
Mid-Autumn Moon Family Festival @ Museum of Chinese in America
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mid-Autumn Moon Family Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2019

12:00 – 4:00 pm

At the Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre St, NYC

Mooncakes, lanterns, and the Jade Rabbit on the moon! Explore the customs and traditions behind this harvest festival with a mooncake tasting, arts and crafts, stellar story time, and more family fun! Drop-in crafts include calligraphy workshops, shadow puppet making, and more.

Buy tickets here…

Sep
8
Sun
2019
Experience Thailand 2019 in NYC
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Experience Thailand 2019 in NYC

Sunday, September 8, 2019
11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Taking place in Union Square Park

Hosted by the The Royal Thai Consulate-General New York

Participating in this year’s celebration would be 14 Thai restaurants from the NYC metropolitan area offering up a variety of Thai dishes, coconut juice and other items.

As well, you’ll get to enjoy the cultural activities and entertainment that’ll be on hand.

Some of which feature:

  • Thai Cultural Performances and Art put forth by the community’s music and dance troops as well as New York Thai Artists
  • Three Cooking Demonstrations from Chef Yim of Somtum Der in the Lower East Side, Chef Boonchert of Nora Thai in Williamsburg, and Chef Bao Bao of Baoburg in Greenpoint
  • A made-in-Thailand marketplace that is similar to the one you would find in Bangkok featuring Thai food products and custom fragrances
  • Amazing Thailand interactive activities
  • Muay Thai demonstrations on the main stage will be by Kru Natalie “Peaceful Warrior” Fuz, coach and owner of Chok Sabai Gym!
  • Thai spas and wellness services provided by 5th Avenue Thai Spa and Madison Healing Arts

Learn more at this Facebook Event Posting here…

Also visit the official site of the Royal Thai Consulate-General New York

 

Have a look at the following video(s) from previous years’ celebrations:

Experience Thailand,Sept.13,15 Union Sq.,NYC,no.2

Published by Chin T

 

Experience Thailand NYC 9/28/14 Isan dance

Published by djlawenda

Sep
12
Thu
2019
2019 Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy, NYC
Sep 12 – Sep 22 all-day

2019 Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy, NYC

September 12 – 22, 2019

The festivities are held along Mulberry Street from Canal to Houston Streets, as well as on Hester and Grand Streets between Mott and Baxter Streets.

This festival has always been a favorite of yours truly as well as of so many other New Yorkers.

Annual Feast of San Gennaro, Food, games, rides, concessions, entertainment, parade, and religious procession at this well-loved festival in Little Italy. Indoor and outdoor dining at 35 of Little Italy’s most famous Italian restaurants. More than 300 licensed street vendors selling international foods, and souvenirs.

The street festivities – including parades, entertainment, food stands and a cannoli-eating contest – are capped on with a celebratory Mass and candlelit procession as the Statue of the Saint is carried from its permanent home in Most Precious Blood Church on Mulberry Street.

BTW, if you’re a merchant interested in participating at the festival then have a look at Mort & Ray’s website to learn about applications, costs and such.

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Additional details will come along as we near the initial date of the festival.

Have a look at our posting from a previous year (2017) on the eve of the final day of that year’s festival.

Have a look at some youtube videos shared online:

2018 Feast of San Gennaro “Blessing of the Stands” in Little Italy, Manhattan, NYC

Published by ActionKid

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Little Italy, NYC – San Gennaro Feast 2017 | NYC Street Feast

Published by Manny Explores

Photoville 2019 in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Sep 12 – Sep 22 all-day

Photoville 2019 in Brooklyn Bridge Park

September 12-15

September 19-22

At Brookyn Bridge Plaza, Under the Bridge in DUMBO

Located in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— will be transformed into an immersive photography village populated by 90+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries.

In store will be:

  • Nighttime Screenings & Events
  • Journalists Under Fire
  • Container Exhibitions
  • Outdoor Installations
  • Emergi-Cubes
  • Freelance Safety Clinic
  • Workshops & Guided Tours
  • Education & Teacher Development Day
  • Leica Pavilion
  • Adobe Space
  • Special Events & Pop-ups

The following comes courtesy of their official newsletter:

“”We are proud and excited to announce programming for Photoville NYC2019, founded and produced by United Photo Industries!

After an incredible festival earlier this year in partnership with the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, our team is back on the East Coast, refreshed and inspired by our West Coast debut.

Photoville NYC will return for its eighth year from September 12-22, 2019, beneath the majestic Brooklyn Bridge in our gorgeous home at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Our team of Photo-carnies will once again transform the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza into an immersive photography village populated by over 80 exhibitions in 60+ shipping containers.

We absolutely could not pull off Photoville without all of our partners and artists; our host and founding partner Brooklyn Bridge Park; our co-founding partners Two Trees Management, and Photo District News. Thank you for being there from the very beginning. Hats off to our friends and marquee partners Leica CameraSt. Ann’s WarehousePhotoWings, the DUMBO Business Improvement District, and our partners in crime, Smorgasburg! “”

Have a look at some videos posted from previous years’ events:

B&H Photography Podcast | Photoville 2018

Published by B&H Photo Video

 

Photoville 2018 Alan Eglinton

Published by extraordinary project Mug Publishing

 

 

 

Sep
14
Sat
2019
Brand New Fishing Clinics for Kids and Adults in Brooklyn Bridge Park This Summer :: Free @ Brooklyn Bridge Park
Sep 14 all-day
Brand New Fishing Clinics for Kids and Adults in Brooklyn Bridge Park This Summer :: Free @ Brooklyn Bridge Park | New York | United States

Brand New Fishing Clinics for Kids and Adults in Brooklyn Bridge Park This Summer

Free

August 9, 14 & September 14, 2019

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) are offering over 500 free and low-cost events over the course of the summer, which marks the 20th Anniversary of the Conservancy’s free, public programming in BBP.

This summer, the Conservancy is proud to announce the launch of brand-new Fishing Clinics for kids and adults.

Participants can learn how to tie fishing knots, bait a hook, cast a fishing rod, and even reel up a fish. Guided by a marine biologist and expert anglers, they will learn the basics of line fishing, while catch-and-releasing some of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s aquatic organisms. The clinics are produced in part by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, and equipment is provided on-site. While sessions are drop-in, participants are encouraged to RSVP on the website so that instructors can gauge flow.

Fishing Clinics
August 17, September 14, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
August 9, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Sep
15
Sun
2019
Grand Opening! Force Soccer Studios – Gowanus @ Force Soccer Studios - Gowanus
Sep 15 all-day

Grand Opening! Force Soccer Studios – Gowanus

September 15, 2019
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come see what Force Soccer Studios is all about! Bring your family for a tour of the #1 new soccer studio in New York City, meet our soccer training staff, learn more about our soccer offerings, and join us in mini soccer sessions throughout the day.

The celebration will include food, music, autograph signing and soccer demonstrations. Contests and giveaways will also be featured throughout the day to attendees of the celebration

And meet special guest Brad Stuver, the NYFC Pro Goalkeeper, who will be signing autographs from 2:30pm to 4pm!

483 Baltic Street Brooklyn, NY 11217

Special Guest
Brad Stuver, NYFC Pro Goalkeeper autograph signing (2:30 – 4:00pm)

Refreshments
Food trucks will provide free food and drink between 10am-2pm (or until the food runs out).

Giveaways
Jerseys, cleats, soccer balls and tee-shirts will be raffled off throughout the day to attendees who register on-site.

Contests
Other prizes awarded by age group for the most accurate shot, fastest to complete agility course, and more. (Please wear flat sole sneakers, indoor soccer shoes, or turf shoes to participate.)

More Info

https://www.forcesoccerstudios.com

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Viva La Comida Festival in Queens @ 82nd Street Jackson Heights
Sep 21 all-day

Viva La Comida Festival

Saturday, September 21, 2019
12:00 – 7:00 pm

Viva La Comida is a festival highlighting the cultural diversity of Queens, combining food with music, art, dancing, entertainment and more on a street known for its outpouring vibrancy.

The festival is set on an open market atmosphere with diverse food offerings, art exhibitions, dancing amid live music from a collection of latin, jazz, and roots bands. This is a pure celebration of what makes 82nd Street the heart of the city.

Learn more at the official page here…

Taste of Gramercy Neighborhood 2019
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Taste of Gramercy Neighborhood

Saturday, September 21, 2019
12:00 – 4:00 pm

17 East 18th Street, NYC

For the 7th year, the event will showcase some of Gramercy’s top restaurants for New York City to enjoy. TOGN was started to promote local businesses and introduce residents of NYC to the wonderful array of food that Gramercy has to offer. As in previous years, net proceeds from this event will go to benefit healthy meal programs at local public schools, including PS 40 and School of the Future. In addition, all leftover food will go to feed the homeless via the Bowery Mission.

MOCACREATE: Neighborhood Sounds @ Museum of Chinese in America
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

MOCACREATE: Neighborhood Sounds

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre Street, NYC

Come paint, build, craft, or collage – use familiar materials, or experiment with new! Inspired by the museum’s exhibitions and local artists, MOCACREATE explores different themes every month.

Free with Museum admission!

Did you hear that? That’s the sound of a broom sweeping, a dog barking, and a basketball bouncing, all mixed together. What are the sounds of your neighborhood? Join us for a sound walk and art making inspired by the soundscapes of our streets.

Learn more at this official page here…

Sep
27
Fri
2019
Japanese Nerikomi Pottery at the Japan Society @ Japan Society
Sep 27 all-day

Japanese Nerikomi Pottery

Friday, September 27, 2019

At the Japan Society
333 East 47th Street

At this workshop, try out the mesmerizing Japanese pottery-making technique of nerikomi. Stack and slice strips of colorful clay to reveal striking patterns, creating one-of-a-kind designs. Instructor Risa Nishimori of the NY Togei Kyoshitsu studio will lead guests through the process of creating their own unique pieces of nerikomi ceramic art.

All materials included. Please note, finished products must be picked up from Japan Society after firing.

Learn more about this event and how to purchase tickets here…

Monthly Free Fridays at the Intrepid Museum
Sep 27 all-day

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum To Launch Monthly Free Fridays Beginning April 26

New after-hours series will run once a month through October

New York, NY (March 15, 2019) – On April 26, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will launch a new Free Fridays series as part of its ongoing efforts to expand community access to the Museum. For one Friday evening each month, from April to October, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, visitors will be granted free admission to the Museum. Free Fridays will also include a variety of programming such as lively educational conversations, movie screenings on the flight deck, live performances, telescopes for viewing the night sky and more.

Program highlights for each Free Friday is listed below:

APRIL 26, 2019

Visit the Intergalactic Travel Bureau, presented by Guerilla Science, a live, interactive experience exploring the incredible possibilities of space tourism through personalized space vacation planning. Speak with one of the Bureau’s astrophysicist travel agents and plan your ultimate getaway to outer space!

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where Robert Bell of Space & Satellite Professionals International will discuss the many ways satellites drive our world—from TVs and computers to weather forecasts and humanitarian efforts. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

MAY 31, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch Dunkirk from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement at Mad Science: Fire & Ice. Learn about the properties of fire and combustion in this live, interactive (and safe!) experience on the ship’s hangar deck.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Immerse yourself in history on the ship’s flight deck. Meet an Intrepid Aviator or take in our Tales from the Flight Deck talk by one of our Museum educators.

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us for intergalactic yoga—led by Guerilla Science—in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Stretch like an astronaut and uncover what happens when your mind and body leave the soothing gravity of Earth. Mats will be provided.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

JUNE 21, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch a feature film (selection TBD) from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing less than a month away, visit the Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion for our new installation—Media, the Moon and Beyond. Experience the feelings and emotions of that historical moment through archival news media from the era.

JULY 19, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening the film First Man from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.
First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate the Apollo missions with Dr. Noah Petro who will share images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Museum’s Astronomy Night. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).
Advanced registration required. All ages.

AUGUST 16, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening a feature film from Intrepid’s flight deck. This film will be selected by the community; check the Museum’s website to vote on your favorite! The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Celebrate the design, innovation and inspiration behind the Concorde with Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of Concorde.
Advanced registration required. All ages.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Learn about the forces of flight and NASA’s journey to the red planet at our special Spanish-language education demos and tour guide talks taking place throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where you’ll hear from entrepreneurs using NASA technology for the betterment of all. Beer and wine are available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

Calling all college students! Head to the Museum for a night of tours, flight simulator rides and trivia while hanging out with friends or making new ones from other schools.

Advanced registration required. College students, ID required. 

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium, with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate Halloween with a special Astronomy Night and learn about the spookiest planets in the universe from American Museum of Natural History senior scientist, Jackie Faherty. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).

Advanced registration required. All ages. 

Program schedule is subject to change. For updated Free Fridays info, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.

About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.

Oct
11
Fri
2019
Space Exploration Related Events at the Intrepid Museum Sea, Air & Space Museum
Oct 11 all-day

Space Exploration Related Events at the Intrepid Museum Sea, Air & Space Museum

Taking place in correlation with the Apollo 11 Exhibition

At the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum
Pier 86, W 46th St, New York

Learn more about the following at their official site…

Thursday, June 6

Teacher Professional Development

Chancellor’s Day: All About the Moon!

Sixty New York City school teachers will receive professional development credit for a one-day in-depth training entitled Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing. It will feature a live webcast with The Museum of Flight in Seattle to tour their exhibition, Destination Moon.

 

Friday, June 14

Innovators

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

New York Times bestselling author, Douglas Brinkley, takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy’s inspiring challenge and America’s race to the Moon.American Moonshot is a portrait of the brilliant men and women who made this giant leap possible, the technology that enabled us to propel men beyond earth’s orbit to the Moon and return them safely, and the geopolitical tensions that spurred Kennedy to commit himself fully to this audacious dream. There will be a book sale and signing after the program.

 

Friday, June 21

Free Fridays

Film: Apollo 11 TBC

Join us on the flight deck for a special screening of the acclaimed new CNN documentary, Apollo 11, by director Todd Douglas Miller and archivist Dan Rooney. Piecing together never-before-seen original NASA film footage from the 1969 Apollo mission with never-before-heard hours of original audio, the resulting portrait of those historic nine days is dazzling!

 

Thursday, June 27

Stories Within

This program is for individuals with dementia and their care partners. Led by trained Museum staff, small groups will explore the Museum and reflect on the history of the ship, its aircraft and the stories of people who served at sea. These multisensory experiences are designed to spark conversation and reflection. Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with a visit to the Space Shuttle Pavilion and pop-up planetarium.

 

Sunday, July 14

Access Family Programs

A program for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Commemorate this historic Moon landing with a unique tour and hands-on activities.

 

Friday, July 19

Free Fridays

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening the film First Man. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting. This event is first-come, first-served.

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening and are on first-come, first-served basis.

Celebrate the Apollo missions with Dr. Noah Petro who will share images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Museum’s Astronomy Night. Introductions will be made by former NASA astronaut, Mike Massmino, who will also be on hand to answer Apollo questions. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting). Advanced registration is required.

 

Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20

Pop-Up Installation: Earthrise: A 50 Year Contemplation TBC

Meet members of the Space Enabled research group from MIT’s Media Lab and experience Earthrise: A 50 Year Contemplation, their celebration of the original Earthrise photo taken during the Apollo 8 mission in December 1968. Astronauts who have viewed Earth from space report feeling “inspired and changed by its size and fragility.” The Space Enabled research group asks if it is possible to create such a shift in view for Earthlings through an experiential installation.

 

Saturday, July 20

Intrepid Presents: Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company

Join for an evening of wonder and hilarity with a celebrated New York improv troupe. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced the audacious goal of landing an American on the Moon before the end of the decade. How was this going to be accomplished? We will explore this challenge with the improv group (and guest celeb) as well as former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino and NASA’s Noah Petro, deputy project scientist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. This is an after-hours program for adults 21+. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with ID.

 

Giant Leaps Planetarium Show

A planetarium show that will enable visitors to journey through the small steps that resulted in humanity’s giant leap to the Moon. Audiences will travel alongside astronauts on the Mercury and Gemini missions to discover the techniques and technology that NASA had to invent and perfect before attempting a trip to the Moon. Viewers will then travel 240,000 miles with the Apollo 11 crew and experience the lunar landing from the perspective of Michael Collins, command module pilot, who continued to orbit the Moon as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin explored its surface. The show will close with a discussion of how the lessons learned from the Space Race will be used to help humans return to the Moon and travel to Mars and beyond.

 

Early Morning Opening

Come to the Intrepid Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings with an early morning opening for children with autism and their families. Commemorate this historic event with a tour and hands-on activities.

 

Wednesday, July 24

Intrepid After Hours

Intrepid After Hours invites military veterans and service members to experience the Museum at night. Enjoy the Museum without the crowds, and then join peers for conversation, exploration, a celebration of the 50th anniversary and a catered dinner.

 

Sunday, July 28

Military Family Program

The Intrepid Museum invites current and former service members and their children to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings! Commemorate this historic event with a tour and hands-on activities.

 

Friday, October 11

Sensory Friendly Evening for Teens and Adults

Come to the Intrepid Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings with a sensory friendly evening for teens and adults with autism. The Space Shuttle Pavilion will be open late for exploration.

 

Dates TBC

Space-Focused Programs for Schools and Other Educational Groups:

Bring your school, camp, scout or other 3-12th grade age group for a space-themed education program at the Museum!

Children in grades 3­–­6 will explore the challenge of maintaining physical health in a microgravity environment and discuss astronauts’ nutrition and preparatory physical training. Then, they will learn how the design and protective technology of space suits made it possible for men to walk safely on the Moon.

Students in grades 7­–12 will delve deeper into the history of the Space Race and the competition between the United States and the former Soviet Union. Students will imagine the challenge of creating technology that operates in the vacuum of space and discuss the engineering behind the space shuttle orbiter Enterprise and its robotic arm. Students will then construct their own “robotic arms” to capture and move objects.

A regularly scheduled short educator talk One Giant Leap: The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 will run for the length of the Apollo 11: Media, the Moon and Beyond installation.

Uncover Intrepid’s role in the early space program with our All Hands program for groups of individuals with disabilities. View the space shuttle Enterprise and explore replica space capsules.

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Forest Bathing: Seeking Wellness through Nature @ Japan Society
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm

Forest Bathing: Seeking Wellness through Nature

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

At the Japan Society
333 E 47th Street

Learn more about purchasing tickets here…

In Japan, the practice of shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing” is hailed for its therapeutic effects. Proponents believe that by simply immersing ourselves in the atmosphere of a forest, we can soak in the healing power of trees. In a fast-paced world, forest bathing is a chance to be mindful of our surroundings, and to connect with nature through our senses.

At this talk, Dr. Yoshifumi Miyazaki, former deputy director of Chiba University’s Center for Environment, Health, and Field Sciences and author of Shinrin Yoku: The Japanese Art of Forest Bathing, examines the scientific evidence behind the concept of forest bathing and its potential to enhance wellness and happiness. Discover how you can connect with nature through this Japanese tradition, wherever you live.

In Japanese with English interpretation. Followed by a book signing reception.

Oct
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Fri
2019
Monthly Free Fridays at the Intrepid Museum
Oct 25 all-day

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum To Launch Monthly Free Fridays Beginning April 26

New after-hours series will run once a month through October

New York, NY (March 15, 2019) – On April 26, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will launch a new Free Fridays series as part of its ongoing efforts to expand community access to the Museum. For one Friday evening each month, from April to October, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, visitors will be granted free admission to the Museum. Free Fridays will also include a variety of programming such as lively educational conversations, movie screenings on the flight deck, live performances, telescopes for viewing the night sky and more.

Program highlights for each Free Friday is listed below:

APRIL 26, 2019

Visit the Intergalactic Travel Bureau, presented by Guerilla Science, a live, interactive experience exploring the incredible possibilities of space tourism through personalized space vacation planning. Speak with one of the Bureau’s astrophysicist travel agents and plan your ultimate getaway to outer space!

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where Robert Bell of Space & Satellite Professionals International will discuss the many ways satellites drive our world—from TVs and computers to weather forecasts and humanitarian efforts. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

MAY 31, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch Dunkirk from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement at Mad Science: Fire & Ice. Learn about the properties of fire and combustion in this live, interactive (and safe!) experience on the ship’s hangar deck.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Immerse yourself in history on the ship’s flight deck. Meet an Intrepid Aviator or take in our Tales from the Flight Deck talk by one of our Museum educators.

First-come, first-serve. All ages.

Join us for intergalactic yoga—led by Guerilla Science—in the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Stretch like an astronaut and uncover what happens when your mind and body leave the soothing gravity of Earth. Mats will be provided.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

JUNE 21, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch a feature film (selection TBD) from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing less than a month away, visit the Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion for our new installation—Media, the Moon and Beyond. Experience the feelings and emotions of that historical moment through archival news media from the era.

JULY 19, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening the film First Man from Intrepid’s flight deck. The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.
First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate the Apollo missions with Dr. Noah Petro who will share images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the Museum’s Astronomy Night. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).
Advanced registration required. All ages.

AUGUST 16, 2019

Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening a feature film from Intrepid’s flight deck. This film will be selected by the community; check the Museum’s website to vote on your favorite! The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.

First-come, first-served.

Celebrate the design, innovation and inspiration behind the Concorde with Lawrence Azerrad, author of Supersonic: The Design and Lifestyle of Concorde.
Advanced registration required. All ages.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

Learn about the forces of flight and NASA’s journey to the red planet at our special Spanish-language education demos and tour guide talks taking place throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Join us in the Space Shuttle Pavilion for Innovators, where you’ll hear from entrepreneurs using NASA technology for the betterment of all. Beer and wine are available for purchase with valid ID.

Advanced registration required. Ages 21+.

Calling all college students! Head to the Museum for a night of tours, flight simulator rides and trivia while hanging out with friends or making new ones from other schools.

Advanced registration required. College students, ID required. 

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Explore the universe in the Museum’s pop-up planetarium, with our educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Shows will be running throughout the evening.

First-come, first-served. All ages.

Celebrate Halloween with a special Astronomy Night and learn about the spookiest planets in the universe from American Museum of Natural History senior scientist, Jackie Faherty. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck with high-powered telescopes (weather permitting).

Advanced registration required. All ages. 

Program schedule is subject to change. For updated Free Fridays info, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.

About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.