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February 2018

Future Engineers “Dream Big” During Winter Recess

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - February 25 @ 4:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

Join us this Winter Recess, February 17-25, as we celebrate National Engineers Week! Young visitors to the museum will be able to engineer their own balancing robot and watch our new giant screen documentary Dream Big: Engineering Our World! · Balancing Robot Activity from 12:00-4:00 pm free with museum admission · Dream Big is offered as a Museum and Theater combo ticket which is $20 for adults and $18 for children/seniors. Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in…

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Hands-On Science Zone

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

On Wednesday, February 21st from 12:00-4:00 pm, families are welcome to join us at the museum for special activities at our “Hands-On Science Zone” including: Program a Robot Friend, Design a Shelter for a UV Sensitive Animal, and Create a Geometric Building Block Blueprint! Activities are free with museum admission.

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Music & Astronomy Night

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

Presented by the Cradle of Aviation Museum and Adelphi University Join us for an evening of live music paired with scientifically accurate out of this world visuals in the Jet Blue Sky Theater Planetarium! Students from Adelphi University will play a mix of originals, covers and improvised pieces to eight original movies highlighting the beauty of the universe and humanity’s desire to explore it. $15 General Admission $12 Students, Seniors and Members (ID required at the door) Doors open at…

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LI Nets Day at the Cradle!

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

Join us on Thursday, February 22nd as we host LI Nets Day from 10:00 am-3:00 pm! There will be prizes, giveaways AND complimentary Nets tickets! The first 200 guests (with paid museum admission) that day will receive free tickets to the Nets game on the 23rd! From 2:00-3:00 pm you can even meet and mingle with a few Nets players!

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80s Arcade & Karaoke Night

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

80s Arcade and Karaoke Nights Continue! Relive the glory days of the 1980s while playing classic arcade games like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong and singing your hearts out to '80s karaoke music. No need to bring quarters as games are all set to free play, but please do bring the big hair, acid-washed jeans, shoulder pads, and Members Only jackets. And now we've added over 60 classic consoles from the 70s through the 90s so you can play all your…

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March 2018

The Chocolate Expo – March 2018

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

Online Tickets: Adults/$15 & Children/$10 (Ages 2-12) Online 5PM Special: (for use 5PM-7PM ONLY): All Tickets $10 At The Door: Adults/$20 & Children/$15 (Ages 2-12) At The Door 5PM Special: (for use 5PM-7PM ONLY): All Tickets $15 TICKETS: http://bit.ly/Choc-Expo-Tix-FB To help distribute guest arrivals throughout the day, tickets are being sold on a “timed entry” basis. Ticket holders should arrive during their designated entry time to avoid entry delays, but can stay as long as they like. A “5PM Special”…

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Hubble Engineer and Mars Scientist Traverse the Solar System

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

Join us on Monday, March 12th at 7PM, in honor of Women’s History Month, as we host a special evening event highlighting two women who have achieved success in science and engineering. These out-of-this-world lecturers, Jade Kukula and Marie McBride, will talk about their careers and how they are contributing to the future of space exploration. Jade Kukula, a graduate of Vaughn College located in Queens, dreamt of transforming her enthusiasm for space into a career. Today, she’s reached her…

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April 2018

Clash at the Cradle 2 – Magic: The Gathering Modern Event

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

The Cradle of Aviation Museum, Meta Game Gurus, and Brothers Grim Games presents Clash at the Cradle 2: A Modern Magic Event. Join us on Saturday April 7th for a day full of Magic: The Gathering goodness. A huge Modern Main Event, an NYSE Vintage side event, vendors, artists, live streaming in our planetarium theater AND MUCH MUCH MORE!! Our main event is a Modern PPTQ 2K Tournament: -Battle for the fate of the multiverse with your best modern deck…

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June 2018

Cradle-Con – A Comic, Collectible and Pop Culture Con

June 23 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 6:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530 United States

The Cradle of Aviation is proud to unveil an event that is a pure celebration of all things comic book culture. It is a new opportunity for readers to meet and greet their favorite comic book creators, for collectors on the hunt for those elusive rare books and toys, and for cosplayers to show off some of their best work. This is a spectacular new experience for fans of all ages to gather, socialize, and be passionate about what they…

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