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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum to Host 7th Annual Girls in Science & Engineering Day

Mar 14 | Sat |


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The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s GOALS for Girls program invites families, chaperoned school/youth groups and teens to celebrate science, technology, engineering and math at the 7th annual Girls in Science and Engineering Day on March 14 at the Intrepid Museum located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) from 11:00am-3:00pm.

Enjoy hands-on experiences, exciting demonstrations and engaging discussions provided by science-based organizations, college programs and New York City public school students. This event will feature special guest Illana Raia, the author of Être: Girls, Who Do You Want To Be?. The popular guidebook is filled with bits of real-world wisdom about girls discovering their passions and developing their identities. Illana Raia is the founder of Être, a resource website and mentorship platform for motivated middle and high school girls. She is also known for her work as a former NYC attorney, and as a current guest lecturer in Columbia University’s Masters in Science Information & Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) department.

This event is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, please visit https://www.intrepidmuseum.org/education/teen-events.

About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum:

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.

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Museum Hours: April 1 – October 31: Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM November 1 – March 31: Monday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Museum Cost of Admission: Adult: $33.00 Seniors (65+): $31.00 Child (5-12): $24.00 Children under 5: Free *Retired and Active U.S. Military and U.S. Veterans: Free Free admission for U.S. military and veterans generously provided by Bank of America. *Proper ID required. Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid Museum website, www.intrepidmuseum.org.

Location: Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan

Public Transportation: Directions by NYC Metro Bus: Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th St.), M42 (42nd St.) or M50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. Intrepid is a short walk north from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off directly in front of the Intrepid Museum.

Directions by NYC Metro Subway: Take the A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3 or 7 train to 42nd St., then walk or take the M42 West bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk north to Intrepid.

Directions from water: Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk one block north to the Intrepid Museum. From New Jersey, take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th St.) and walk north on 12th Avenue to the Museum.

Venue: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) Map
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