The celebrated Big Apple Circus Band, under the baton of maestro Rob Slowik, provides the lively musical soundtrack, and magnificent Ringmaster John Kennedy Kane will summon the spirits of the circus universe to immerse the audience in the wonder, the joy and the astounding magic of Metamorphosis!
This exhibition celebrates the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1939 and 1964 Fairs. With a variety of postcards, photos, ephemera and souvenirs, the exhibition shows how transportation was a symbol for the future, its potential effect on modern American life, and the technological advancements in transportation that American corporations claimed would make a better world possible. Runs Monday – Friday from 8am – 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 6pm.
In this new exhibition, words are given visual form. Letters, words, or phrases are transcribed, visualized, verbalized, symbolized, morphed into patterns, scrambled, or even erased.
The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World Tuesday August 2 through Saturday November 1 Fee: Free with Garden Admission In our continuing celebration of the New York World’s Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit which will be on view in the auditorium lobby. 08:30am–5:30 pm.
Artist Chie Nishio presents an exhibition of the Hasidic religious community through female point of view. 9 am–6 pm.
Free lessons, with equipment provided. 9 am.
Golfers of all ages can learn about key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more! 9:30 am–5 pm.
Children are encouraged to explore science through slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, sand boxes, and more, weather permitting. 9:30 am–5 pm.
Fans of all ages will be immersed in this experience that brings them deep into the world of Marvel’s The Avengers. 10 am–7 pm.
Anniversary exhibition of works by Igor Bezchastnov. 10 am–6 pm.
Artist Traci Talasco transforms Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery into an interactive, domestic environment created entirely out of sandpaper 10 am–5 pm.
Mysteries Revealed features more than 30 dinosaur species and how scientists reconstruct the fossil pieces. The ride runs through the zoo and has fully animatronic dinosaurs as they move and snarl. The 40 foot T-Rex is joined by deinonychus, prodohadros, stegosaurus and edmontonia. 10 am–5 pm.
An original Halloween musical comedy for kids. 10:30 am.
In this 3D movie, travel to the Galapagos archipelago to meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses, hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies, and swim with tiny penguins. 11 am & 2 pm.
Meet with other moms, babies and a lactation specialist at this drop-in class to discuss topics such as the emotional ups and downs of breastfeeding, what happens when your milk supply is weak, how to juggle breastfeeding and work, and whether and how to supplement. 11:15 am–12:306.
Artist Megan Karlen presents an interactive show on the phenomenon of seeing recognizable images in random shapes and patterns. Noon–6 pm.
NYC based photographer Natsuko Matsumura’s photography exhibition exploring the relationship of people and their surroundings. Noon–midnight.
Exhibit celebrating the life of Coney Island amusement park mogul William F. Mangels, including artifacts such as a carousel horse, a whip car, and a 22-foot-long shooting gallery, as well as sketches and vintage photographs. Noon–6 pm.
Youngsters experience guided activities, play inside a pumpkin house, go on a scavenger hunt for fall fruits and nuts; look for worms, put on a show at the Pumpkin Puppet Theater, read spooky stories, watch seeds sprout. On Saturday and Sunday children participate in a costumed parade that travels throughout the Children’s Adventure Garden. 1:30–5:30 pm.
Roll the dice, move pieces and have fun with board games. For all ages. 3:30–4:30 pm.
Children can learn to play basketball with adjustable height hoops for all sizes, with fun drills to improve skills. Ages 5-6 play from 3:30 to 4:30 PM, and children 7 and up play from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. 3:30 pm & 4:30 pm.
Children age 5 and under enjoy stories that highlight common feelings and encourage children to express and understand their emotions. 4–5 pm.
Get involved and experience volunteering for the library while earning community hours - Suitable for tweens and teens 13 to 18 years old. 4–5 pm.
A new four week series that teaches children 13 to 18 years old how to construct clay figures and bring them to life using stop motion animation. Pre-registration required. 4pm –6 pm.
Children 5 to 12 enjoy books. 4 pm.
Staff librarian reads a book and tots do a simple craft. For children 3 to 5 years old. 4 pm.