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Our Annual Interactive Day of Play, Experimentation, and Discovery

Science, Art, Music, Movement, Tinkering, Engineering, Building, Animation, Nature, Crafts, Fun and Food Trucks

October 21, 10am - 4pm

All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults must be accompanied by a child. Regular admission applies. Free parking available in the Playland Amusement Park lot. 

SCHEDULE OF INTERACTIVE PROGAMS AND PERFORMANCES

8:30 am – NBC-TV - StormTeam4/NBC Live broadcast from the Museum
10am - Doors Open
10 - 11am Meet and greet with on-air meteorologists from StormTeam4 and Telemundo
10:30am – Animation Workshops with Blue Sky Studios, creators of the Ice Age movies, Rio and the upcoming Ferdinand*
11am – StormTeam4/NBC workshop on Weather Safety
11:30am - Animation Workshop with Blue Sky Studios*
1 pm – Zumba for Kids provided by Saw Mill Club (Center stage)
1:30pm -  Animation Workshop with Blue Sky Studios*
2 pm – Pilates for Kids (center Stage)
2:30pm -  Animation Workshop with Blue Sky Studios*
3:30pm – Songs for Seeds (Center Stage)

*Blue Sky Animation workshops are for children age 7+, space is limited

 

INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS ALL DAY

  • Deconstruction Workshop - take old electronics apart and see what's inside!
  • Yarn Sculpture 
  • Nature Crafts with the Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Crafts with A.I. Friedman of Port Chester
  • KEVA Plank Building Challenges
  • Word collages with artist Michael Albert
  • Magnet Science
  • More to be announced, stay tuned


 

Special Guest Workshops

Animation Workshops with Artist BJ Crawford from Blue Sky, the studio that brought you the Ice Age movies and the forthcoming Ferdinand. Kids will explore the concepts of animation by creating their own "flipbook," a mini animation project. Each session starts with a showing of the Ferdinand trailer. Desiged for ages 7+. Workshops offered at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, space is limited.

Animation Workshops with Artist BJ Crawford from Blue Sky, the studio that brought you the Ice Age movies and the forthcoming Ferdinand. Kids will explore the concepts of animation by creating their own "flipbook," a mini animation project. Each session starts with a showing of the Ferdinand trailer. Desiged for ages 7+. Workshops offered at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, space is limited.


Weather workshops with the team from StormTeam4/NBC! Members of the NBC4 Weather Team will be on hand to explore weather and weather safety. The StormChaser vehicle will be on site for photo opps!

Weather workshops with the team from StormTeam4/NBC! Members of the NBC4 Weather Team will be on hand to explore weather and weather safety. The StormChaser vehicle will be on site for photo opps!


Interactive activities led by the Orthopedist team from NYP Lawrence Hospital

Interactive activities led by the Orthopedist team from NYP Lawrence Hospital

Nature-based activities with the environmental and wildlife specialists from Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary.

Nature-based activities with the environmental and wildlife specialists from Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary.


FOOD TRUCKS

Food trucks on hand featuring brick oven pizza from Abeetz and homemade ice cream from Longford's

Food trucks on hand featuring brick oven pizza from Abeetz and homemade ice cream from Longford's

 

SKIP THE LINES! 
Pre-registration is recommended, click HERE

Sponsorships available, contact MaryLou Pagano, Development Director at 914-421-5050