Kid's Week at The Intrepid is back! Each day has different themes, activities and partners filled with entertainment, education and excitement. Learn about 3D printing or robotics in hands-on workshops during their Science Meets Science Fiction Weekend. Also visit the Museum during the entire week to watch performances from Broadway's best, or to see demonstrations with live animals from around the world. This Saturday and Sunday features activities and displays from 3D Systems, Museum of Math's Math Midway to Go, RoboFun, Strolling Star Wars characters from the 501st Legion, Sony Wonder Technology Labs, Tynker, United States Coast Guard, Time Warner Cable, Tinkersphere and Hopscotch. Hangar 3, and Exploreum. Taking place at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum all weekend long from 10:00AM to 5:00PM. Tickets for adults cost $24, kids ages 7-17 are $19 and children ages 3-6 are $12.
Back by popular demand, IndieCade East will take over Museum of the Moving Image for another lively weekend of games, talks, panels, and workshops celebrating independent games and the people who make and play them. Hear from successful designers, thoughtful academics, and insightful journalists; discover new games and try out platforms still under development; and show off new projects to a community of game lovers. Taking place on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30AM to 6:00PM. A Full Festival Pass (Friday–Sunday access) is $125, $100 for students, seniors and Museum members. The cost on Saturday including Night Games is $55, $45 for students, seniors and Museum members. On Sunday the cost is $45, $35 for students, seniors and Museum members Admission for children (ages 3–12) will be $10 per day. Free admission for Silver Screen Museum members and above.
Grab your mascaras and join in to celebrate the joyful Caribbean and Latin American tradition of Carnaval with music, storytelling, dance workshops, and art-making for all ages. Visit exhibitions such as Here is Where We Jump and Presencia. Presencia focuses on ideas of presence and absence, based on works from El Museo’s permanent collection. Throughout the day kids can create their own colorful vejigante mask to wear during the rest of the celebration. Dance and celebrate Carnaval traditions from Peru. This free event is taking place on Saturday from 12:00PM to 4:00PM at El Museo del Barrio.