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Thrilling water experiments with science experts, entertaining wildlife performances and more will inspire and amaze.  Take a seat and soak up all of the Science Stage’s fun and informative acts. Click here for the schedule of events.

Festival MC

 

Al Leszczynski is a Science Interpreter at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia and expert performer of live science demonstrations. Al is a big fan of environmental science with a specific love for marine science and invertebrate zoology.

 

Water Cycle Spectacle 
 Learn about the exciting properties of water that create weather patterns through dynamic demonstrations.

 

Mad Science
Mad Science educates and entertains through interactive experiments about water. 

 

Funkinships
Sing along, stomp your feet and learn about some of the Hudson River’s most treasured creatures

Birds of Prey
Meet native Birds of Prey and learn about their behaviours from the Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY.
After the performance, be sure to stop by Critter Corner to meet these birds up close!

Eel Encounter
Eels are one of the most mysterious Hudson River fish. Meet these creatures and learn about their fascinating life cycles from eel expert Chris Bowser.

Science Stage Schedule

11:00 - 11:30 AM

 Funkinships

11:30 - 12:00 PM

 Mad Science

12:00 - 12:30 PM 

 Water Cycle Spectacle

12:30 - 1:30 PM 

 Birds of Prey

1:30 - 2:00 PM

 Funkinships

2:00 - 2:30 PM 

 Mad Science

2:30 - 3:00 PM 

 Water Cycle Spectacle

3:00 - 3:30 PM 

 Eel Encounter