Art & Science Sundays

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Every Sunday, from July through October, the Science Barge on Yonkers’ waterfront invites children ages 4-10 for hands-on Art & Science workshops. Children and adults can cross the gangplank and come aboard the Barge to learn about everything from growing hydroponic plants to making kaleidoscopes to the dynamics of juggling.  And, back by popular demand are Blue Crab Blitz days. Learn all about the crabs that you catch with Science Barge Director Bob Walters.  So get your sea legs ready and come aboard on Sundays from 2-4 pm.   July 1: Pinwheels and Thaumatropes (turning marvels),  July 8: Solar Cooking and Photovoltaic Panels, July 15: Anatomy of Plants and Hydroponic Farming, July 22: Jacob Kim and the Dynamics of Juggling, July 29: Blue Crab Blitz, August 5: Hunting for Oxygen, August 12: Blue Crab Blitz, August 19: Magnetic Attraction, August 26: Blue Crab Blitz, September 2: The Language of Liquids, September 9: Blue Crab Blitz, September 16: Where Science and Magic Collide, September 23: Mosaics from Scratch, September 30: Harvest Moon Kaleidoscopes, October 7: Biological Vectors-Nature’s Railroad, October 14: Static Electricity-A Touchy Subject, October 21: Fun with Fractals (irregular shapes), October 28: Pumpkins become Jack-O-Lanterns.  The Science Barge is located at 99 Dock Street, Yonkers, NY   10701.  Suggested $5 donation for supplies. Please rsvp to   For more info, visit, or call 914-375-2151.