Events

Pi Day

Pi Day at NYSCI

Celebrate Pi Day with NYSCI Explainers and a series of math-focused activities in our Mathematica: A World of Numbers exhibition.

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Brain Awareness Day

Join us for some fun with neuroscientists who’ll teach participants about the inner workings of our brain and our senses with hands-on activities and projects.

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6th Annual Queens World Film Festival Family Day at NYSCI 

View screenings from the Queens World Film Festival collection and try out some hands-on animation activities.

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Make It: Custom Stuffed Animals

February 13 & 20

Learn how to hand sew while making a custom stuffed animal to keep you warm during these cold winter months.

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Make It: Custom Stuffed Animals

February 13 & 20

Learn how to hand sew while making a custom stuffed animal to keep you warm during these cold winter months.

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Make It: Custom Stuffed Animals

February 6, 13 & 20

Learn how to hand sew while making a custom stuffed animal to keep you warm during these cold winter months.

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STEM Night: Careers in Engineering

Friday, February 26

Learn about the wide range of career opportunities available in the engineering field. At this free event, you can engage in hands-on activities, hear from experts in the field through a panel discussion, and network with engineering professionals.

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Little Makers: Floam

Sunday, March 20

Is it a liquid or a solid? Mix and squish household ingredients with micro beads to make a special polymer called Floam.

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Little Makers: Bubble Bonanza

Sunday, March 6

Design and make your own bubble-blowing tools from everyday objects and recycled materials. Test your new bubble tool to blow bubbles of different sizes.

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Little Makers: Fizzy Science

Sunday, February 28

Discover the chemistry reaction between acids and bases through a hands-on science exploration. Make a batch of dirt dough and watch how it turns into fizzy mud.

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Little Makers: Cornstarch Packing Builders

Sunday, February 21

Practice your engineering skills as you squish, mush and build with cornstarch packing peanuts, cardboard and your imagination.

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Little Makers: Paint Party

Sunday, February 14

Investigate everyday materials to create a colorful painting. Mix a batch of washable paint to continue your art at home.

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Little Makers: Lunar New Year Lanterns

Sunday, February 7

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey as you tinker with LEDs and tissue paper to make a glowing lantern.

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Engineering Week 2016

February 15 – February 19

A day of activities and tables run by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Engineering Week continues throughout the week to cover different engineering concepts.

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NYSCI After Dark: Connected Cheese

Join NYSCI for an evening about cheese and connections.

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Tinker it Sundays

Sunday, January 24; 1:30 – 3 pm & 3:30 – 5 pm

Every Sunday the Makerspace will be offering different free Tinkering Activities that will encourage families to build, explore, and create together.

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Make It: One Block Challenge

January 23; 1:30 – 3:00 and 3:30 – 5:00

Learn how to use simple woodworking tools to build anything you can imagine out of one small block of wood.

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Make It: Custom Wood Lego Heads

Saturday, January 30 at 1, 2:30 & 4 pm.

learn how to create your own wooden Lego® Minifig heads using simple hand tools.

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Tinker it Sundays

Sunday, January 10; 1:30 – 3 pm & 3:30 – 5 pm

Every Sunday the Makerspace will be offering different free Tinkering Activities that will encourage families to build, explore, and create together.

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Tinker it Sundays

Sunday, January 17; 1:30 – 3 pm & 3:30 – 5 pm

Every Sunday the Makerspace will be offering different free Tinkering Activities that will encourage families to build, explore, and create together.

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