Antarctica Coming to the Upper West Side

by - May 27, 2010 at 12:02 pm -

amnhIf you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live in Antarctica but didn’t feel like braving the freezing winds, the American Museum of Natural History is holding an event this weekend that might interest you. The museum is hosting an International Polar Festival this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and it’s free with museum admission. The event coincides with the museum’s newest exhibition, Race to the End of the Earth. Check out the description of the polar festival below:

“Program highlights include Penguins and Polar Bears: The Tip of the Iceberg, an interactive show using puppets, games, and songs; Meet The Explorers, where guests will have a chance to meet incredible adventurers who have journeyed to Antarctica; the New York City premiere of the film Terra Antarctica: Rediscovering the Seventh Continent, which highlights the filmmaker’s exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula; and Dr. Nebula’s Laboratory: Super Cold Show, an interactive theater presentation that investigates the effects of super cold temperatures on our planet.”

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