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events 4/25/14

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Sculpture Camp 2014

Ongoing, ends Tue 4/22

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

SOLD OUT. A special Sculpture Camp during Spring Break, for children ages 7-15. Students will work with sculptor Chun-Sen Yang using recycled materials to create sculptures. A group project will be on display at Flushing Town Hall's annual Earth Day Festival. $50

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Volunteer in the Park on Earth Day

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Help spruce up one of our favorite parks. Sign up with volunteer coordinator Keith White. Free

Broad Channel

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

 

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Earth Day Festival

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Develop your green thumb, learn about bee-keeping and the importance of clean waterways while making sculptures, jewelry and art out of recycled materials. For all ages. Sponsored by NYC Councilmember James F. Gennaro. Free.

Flushing

Flushing Town Hall

 

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Unwelcomed Words: Nazi Anti-Jewish Street Signs

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Spring exhibition curated by Harriet and  Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Isodoro Aizenberg. In Germany,  beginning in 1933, Nazis implemented anti-Jewish instructions and practices in order to segregate the Jews. This exhibition focuses on public signs that relentlessly degraded, harassed, offended, hurt, and curtailed Jewish life in Germany before the outbreak of World War II. The exhibit includes photos of Nazi-style restrictive signs posted in German occupied lands, as well as testimonies of people who were personally affected by the prohibitions that these signs proclaimed. Free.

Bayside

Queensborough Performing Arts Center

 

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Tone and Color Concert

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Quintet of the Americas will present Tone and Color. There will also be a pre-concert discussion about the music at 12:30 pm that day. Quintet of the Americas, the woodwind quintet widely-known for its performances of music from Latin America, will perform Three Colors by Marcus Redden, Quintetby John Steinmetz (with references to medieval music),Goldfinch Variations by Douglaston-based composer James Cohn, Lejano azul (Distant Blue) by Luis Calvo, Tangos and more. Free.

Location:
Community Mediation Services
89-64 163rd Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

Jamaica

 

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Pleading Against Prophecy

8:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Experience an evening of dance that explores the loss of innocence and the ability to harness the powerful sense of self that can be acquired as one "grows up." Part of  JCAL's Next Stage Dance Residency, the evening length ballet is set to the music of Jillette Johnson's premiere album "Water in a Whale". $10.
Jamaica Performing Arts Center 

Jamaica

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Uncertain Worlds

Ongoing, through 5/03

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Playing with the holographic perceptual phenomenon, and sometimes interactive control systems, artist Philippe Boissonnet is pointing out the cultural importance of beings' disembodiment and of images' fleetingness in our technologically perceived reality. This selection of his installations, through the last 20 years, destabilizes the viewer's certainties with respect to their concept of the real and its supposed stability. Free.

Long Island City

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Mysteries in Science

Ongoing, through 6/30

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. An exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Free with NYSCI admission: $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932

Ongoing, through 5/25

Primarily known today for his sculpture and design objects, Noguchi was also a natural draftsman. Featuring fourteen exquisite drawings, this presentation illustrates his openness to exploring many different artistic styles on paper, and a critical time in the artist's development of his own singular style.

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Exhibit: Get the Picture?

Ongoing, through 5/04

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Alan Richards's colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy. Garden admission: $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

Bayside

Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives

 

events 4/26/14

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Bike and Hike Fort Tilden

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy the sights of Fort Tilden on this two-mile biking and hiking trip with a park ranger. Travel will be at a moderate pace. Bring water, sunscreen, your bike and helmet, and dress for the weather. Reservations are required, call 718-338-3799. Free.

Rockaway Beach

Jacob Riis Park

 

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NYC Audubon Spring Migration Bird Walk

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Take a three-mile hike around ponds and gardens with naturalist Don Riepe and identify Jamaica Bay's spring migrants. Call 718-474-0896 or email donriepe@gmail.com to reserve a place. Free.

Broad Channel

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

 

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Celebrate Earth Day in Jamaica Bay!

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the American Littoral Society, Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers and the Broad Channel Civic Association for a day of service in honor of Earth Day! Events will include beach cleanups, plantings and an ecology walk in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Check the Society website for updates. For sponsor information email cathy@littoralsociety.org or call 718-474-0896. Free.

 

Broad Channel

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

 

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Tour: East River and Astoria Park

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Captain Adriaen Block was the first European to sail the East River 400 years ago. He navigated the perilous rapids of the Hell Gate and saw the sun shine on the calm Long Island Sound in the distance he called the location in Dutch 'Hellegat' (in English, 'Bright Passage.') Follow a portion of his route up the East River and through the Hell Gate as you review 400 years of history from colonial Dutch to modern times. The tour will also discuss 100 years of Astoria Park.

Long Island City

 

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Langston Hughes Community Library Celebrates 45th Anniversary

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The original Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center was founded by local activists and was housed in a former Woolworth's storefront. Today the Center houses the largest circulating collection of material on Black heritage in NYC and the musical settings of writer/poet Langston Hughes. Join in to celebrate 25 years of this Queens gem with an afternoon of poetry, storytelling, cultural presentations and more. Free.

Corona

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center

 

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Talking About History: Rufus King's Reading in London: Using the History of Rome to Understand the French Revolution

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this lecture, Dr. Gary from Yale University shows how an examination of Rufus King's notebooks allows us to understand his fears, anxieties, and challenges as he looked at the world as a statesman and diplomat of the new and weak American nation. Learn how King's commonplace books reflect his desire to understand the quickly changing social, political, and cultural landscape wrought by the French Revolution. Free.

Jamaica

King Manor Museum

 

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D.B. Rielly Live

Starts today, through Sun 4/27

10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Award-winning Roots musician D.B. Rielly will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana music, spanning several genres including Roots, Zydeco, Blues, and Alt-Country. D.B. promises his listeners an "instantaneous cure for all afflictions." Free.
McLoughlin's 

Astoria

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Uncertain Worlds

Ongoing, through 5/03

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Playing with the holographic perceptual phenomenon, and sometimes interactive control systems, artist Philippe Boissonnet is pointing out the cultural importance of beings' disembodiment and of images' fleetingness in our technologically perceived reality. This selection of his installations, through the last 20 years, destabilizes the viewer's certainties with respect to their concept of the real and its supposed stability. Free.

Long Island City

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Mysteries in Science

Ongoing, through 6/30

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. An exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Free with NYSCI admission: $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932

Ongoing, through 5/25

Primarily known today for his sculpture and design objects, Noguchi was also a natural draftsman. Featuring fourteen exquisite drawings, this presentation illustrates his openness to exploring many different artistic styles on paper, and a critical time in the artist's development of his own singular style.

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Exhibit: Get the Picture?

Ongoing, through 5/04

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Alan Richards's colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy. Garden admission: $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

Bayside

Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives

 

events 4/27/14

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D.B. Rielly Live

Started Sat 4/26, ends today

10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Award-winning Roots musician D.B. Rielly will perform a wide-ranging collection of Americana music, spanning several genres including Roots, Zydeco, Blues, and Alt-Country. D.B. promises his listeners an "instantaneous cure for all afflictions." Free.
McLoughlin's 

Astoria

 

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Fourth annual Arbor Festival

11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate spring with the Queens Botanical Garden. Festivities include workshops, garden tours, a bird walk, a petting zoo, pony rides, old­fashioned games, arts and crafts activities, live music, facepainting, food and craft vendors. Take part in consultations with tree and compost experts, a beer tent and more! $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Glass Painting Workshop with Cristina Cipriani

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bright colors, transparency, and light: this is what glass painting is all about. Spend some playful time together making a colorful suncatcher! The class will introduce you to the basics of glass painting. You will lean how to trace a design, color it with transparent, water-based paints, and make a shiny and joyful decoration to hang at your window. $25.

Bayside

Bayside Historical Society

 

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Junior Ranger Day Nature Hike

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

For kids ages 7-12: join Ranger Shalina for a two-mile hike on Jamaica Bay trails. Earn your Junior Ranger badge while learning about the plants and animals we encounter. Weather permitting. Call 718-318-4340 for details. Free.

Broad Channel

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

 

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Spring Celebration

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join once again in a fun afternoon with quality entertainment, and a welcoming environment for the whole family. This special festivity will feature Latin American music interpreted by Francisco Cantilo. A great opportunity to network, make new friends and establish a support group while celebrating culture and traditional holidays. Presented by Latin American Cultural Center of Queens and Sunday to Remember. Free.
El Paraiso Tropical

Corona

 

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Karaoke! Karaoke!

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Spring Fundraiser for the Oratorio Society of Queens. Join with the OSQ singers for just one night! Take center stage or sing with your group. Sing songs from the 40s, 50s, and 60s, 70s and more. There will be prizes and group dancing.
 

Flushing

 

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Uncertain Worlds

Ongoing, through 5/03

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Playing with the holographic perceptual phenomenon, and sometimes interactive control systems, artist Philippe Boissonnet is pointing out the cultural importance of beings' disembodiment and of images' fleetingness in our technologically perceived reality. This selection of his installations, through the last 20 years, destabilizes the viewer's certainties with respect to their concept of the real and its supposed stability. Free.

Long Island City

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Mysteries in Science

Ongoing, through 6/30

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. An exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Free with NYSCI admission: $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932

Ongoing, through 5/25

Primarily known today for his sculpture and design objects, Noguchi was also a natural draftsman. Featuring fourteen exquisite drawings, this presentation illustrates his openness to exploring many different artistic styles on paper, and a critical time in the artist's development of his own singular style.

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Exhibit: Get the Picture?

Ongoing, through 5/04

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Alan Richards's colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy. Garden admission: $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

Bayside

Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives

 

events 4/28/14

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Uncertain Worlds

Ongoing, through 5/03

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Playing with the holographic perceptual phenomenon, and sometimes interactive control systems, artist Philippe Boissonnet is pointing out the cultural importance of beings' disembodiment and of images' fleetingness in our technologically perceived reality. This selection of his installations, through the last 20 years, destabilizes the viewer's certainties with respect to their concept of the real and its supposed stability. Free.

Long Island City

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Mysteries in Science

Ongoing, through 6/30

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. An exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Free with NYSCI admission: $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932

Ongoing, through 5/25

Primarily known today for his sculpture and design objects, Noguchi was also a natural draftsman. Featuring fourteen exquisite drawings, this presentation illustrates his openness to exploring many different artistic styles on paper, and a critical time in the artist's development of his own singular style.

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Exhibit: Get the Picture?

Ongoing, through 5/04

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Alan Richards's colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy. Garden admission: $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

Bayside

Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives

 

events 4/29/14

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Uncertain Worlds

Ongoing, through 5/03

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Playing with the holographic perceptual phenomenon, and sometimes interactive control systems, artist Philippe Boissonnet is pointing out the cultural importance of beings' disembodiment and of images' fleetingness in our technologically perceived reality. This selection of his installations, through the last 20 years, destabilizes the viewer's certainties with respect to their concept of the real and its supposed stability. Free.

Long Island City

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Mysteries in Science

Ongoing, through 6/30

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. An exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Free with NYSCI admission: $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932

Ongoing, through 5/25

Primarily known today for his sculpture and design objects, Noguchi was also a natural draftsman. Featuring fourteen exquisite drawings, this presentation illustrates his openness to exploring many different artistic styles on paper, and a critical time in the artist's development of his own singular style.

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Exhibit: Get the Picture?

Ongoing, through 5/04

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Alan Richards's colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy. Garden admission: $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

Bayside

Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives

 

events 4/30/14

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Uncertain Worlds

Ongoing, through 5/03

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Playing with the holographic perceptual phenomenon, and sometimes interactive control systems, artist Philippe Boissonnet is pointing out the cultural importance of beings' disembodiment and of images' fleetingness in our technologically perceived reality. This selection of his installations, through the last 20 years, destabilizes the viewer's certainties with respect to their concept of the real and its supposed stability. Free.

Long Island City

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Mysteries in Science

Ongoing, through 6/30

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. An exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Free with NYSCI admission: $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932

Ongoing, through 5/25

Primarily known today for his sculpture and design objects, Noguchi was also a natural draftsman. Featuring fourteen exquisite drawings, this presentation illustrates his openness to exploring many different artistic styles on paper, and a critical time in the artist's development of his own singular style.

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Exhibit: Get the Picture?

Ongoing, through 5/04

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Alan Richards's colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy. Garden admission: $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

Bayside

Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives

 

events 5/01/14

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Science Playground

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Now officially open daily through  December 31 -weather permitting. The nation's largest science playground features 60,000 square feet of exhibits for children of all ages. Slides, seesaws, climbing webs, a water play area, drums, mirrors, sand boxes and more allow kids to explore science by playing. $4 plus NYSCI admission.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Ongoing, through 12/31

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course and explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6/adults, $5/children & seniors. Weekends, 10 am–6 pm.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Uncertain Worlds

Ongoing, through 5/03

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Playing with the holographic perceptual phenomenon, and sometimes interactive control systems, artist Philippe Boissonnet is pointing out the cultural importance of beings' disembodiment and of images' fleetingness in our technologically perceived reality. This selection of his installations, through the last 20 years, destabilizes the viewer's certainties with respect to their concept of the real and its supposed stability. Free.

Long Island City

 

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Princeton University Photo Exhibit

Ongoing, through 9/14

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View photographs from Princeton University's annual competition, Art of Science. The images offer glimpses into often invisible worlds, illuminating fascinating phenomena and processes. Free with NYSCI admission. $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Mysteries in Science

Ongoing, through 6/30

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

View winning images that address the fact that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. An exhibition by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. Free with NYSCI admission: $8; $11.

Corona

New York Hall of Science

 

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Exhibit: Noguchi's Early Drawings: 1927-1932

Ongoing, through 5/25

Primarily known today for his sculpture and design objects, Noguchi was also a natural draftsman. Featuring fourteen exquisite drawings, this presentation illustrates his openness to exploring many different artistic styles on paper, and a critical time in the artist's development of his own singular style.

Long Island City

The Noguchi Museum

 

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Exhibit: Get the Picture?

Ongoing, through 5/04

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Alan Richards's colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy. Garden admission: $2-$4.

Flushing

Queens Botanical Garden

 

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Exhibit: Their Brother's Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camps

Ongoing, through 10/13/14

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The bulk of the American army was made up of 19-25 year-old men, who had already experienced the ravages of war, but had neither heard of the concentration camps nor of the horrors committed inside their gates. Their memories would be forever marked by the atrocities they witnessed. This exhibition discusses the role of the liberators during World War II. Free.

Bayside

Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center & Archives

 
 
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