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Remake the Holidays 2015 (event is expired)

New York Hall of Science Neighborhood: Corona47-01 111th St (At 47th Ave) Queens, NY 11368(718) 699-0005
Description:Families bend, twist, light, sculpt and animate a new version of the holiday season with workshops, demos, artist installations and more.

ReMake the Holidays is a response to increased consumption and waste during the holiday season and an attempt to give people inspiration and options to do things differently, while having fun.

Activities are free with NYSCI admission, unless otherwise noted. Activities take place between noon and 4 pm.

• Ice Sculpting by Bill Bywater
December 27 – 30, 2015; noon – 3 pm
Ice sculptor Bill Bywater will sculpt a different extinct animal each day of the festival. We encourage you to consider the impact of climate change, human waste and consumption on our environment and on some of our favorite animals. Free with NYSCI admission.
Sunday, December 27: Pyrenean Ibex (extinct 2000)
Monday, December 28: Western Black Rhino (extinct 2011)
Tuesday, December 29: Spix’s Macaw (no known wild specimens since 2000)
Wednesday, December 30: Javan Tiger (extinct 1979)

• Roque Making with Tenaya Hurst
December 27, 2015; noon, 1:30 & 3 pm
Make wearable, washable circuits in this one-hour workshop and learn about electrical engineering and how to add LEDs to clothing for safety, fashion and fun! Recommended for ages 6 and older. $25 materials fee. Advance registration recommended.

• Learn to Solder Wire Sculptures with Maker Space
December 28, 2015; noon, 1:30 pm & 3 pm
Learn how to solder while creating beautiful wire sculptures in this one-hour workshop. Recommended for ages 7 and older. Free with NYSCI admission.

• Origami and Kirigami with Huy Voun Lee
December 29, 2015; noon, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm & 3 pm
Learn the art of paper folding and cutting, while making a variety of artful creatures and bookmarks with recycled paper in this 30-minute workshop. Recommended for ages 6 and older. Limited capacity. Limit of two tickets per family or group. Free with NYSCI admission.

ReMake the Holidays is generously supported by Astoria Bank.
Dates and times: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays through December 30 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Cost:Free with NYSCI admission.Event
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