With watercolor brush in hand, kids find a place to perch and view the vistas unique to Wave Hill. What do you see flying off in the wild blue yonder? Young naturalists learn how to experiment with the scale of birds near and far, using brushy, atmospheric strokes in an outdoor sky-painting project. Admission is free until noon on Saturday.
Family Art Project: At Home in the Sky hosted by Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue Ecology Building, Bronx, New York will be taking place on Saturday, May 26, 2018 and Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Fleet Week New York, now in its 30th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. The Parade of Ships officially kicks off 2018 Fleet Week New York. U.S. Navy divers will be diving in the tank at the NY Aquarium for guests to view. Come out and take photos and interact with them throughout the day.
Navy Band Northeast’s “Brass Band” will perform a concert at the South Street Seaport. U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform on Liberty Island. U.S. Navy Sailors will read to children at the Red Hook Brooklyn Public Library. From 8:00 am, Ship tours will be held on Pier 90; Brooklyn Cruise Terminal; and Homeport Pier, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, U.S. Navy divers will dive in the Navy Dive Tank right in Times Square throughout the day. Come by and play tic-tac-toe, see their gear, take photos and learn about the U.S. Navy, from 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm, the U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform at Military Island in Times Square, at 8:00 pm Navy Band Northeast’s “Rhode Island Sound” will perform a concert at Military Island in Times Square.
On Saturday, May 26, 2018 The U.S. Navy will host an aviation event at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.
On Sunday, May 27, 2018, take part in the annual Fleet Week Freedom Run, join the 10th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day and Memorial Tribute Event at Rye Playland. Be a part of the 3rd Annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park. The Flagship Brewery and community members will host their annual music festival in honor of Fleet Week.
Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony will take place at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Manhattan. Honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice serving in the armed forces. Join hundreds of veterans, representing wars and conflicts from WWII to the present. These are just highlights of the events taking place in the week, there are many more events taking place, explore to know more. The event is free and open to the public, some events will have a minimal fee.
2018 Fleet Week NYC will be taking place until Monday, May 28, 2018 at various times at The Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum, Pier 86 W 46th St and 12th Avenue, New York, 10036.