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IN PERSON The Tower Challenge

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  • Jan. 29, 2021, 3-4:15pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $22

Ever wondered how our beautiful city got so tall?  Get ready to take your mind to new heights in this class about the history and physics of skyscraper architecture! You will learn about the engineering power of strong shapes and create several different towers using a variety of building materials.  Finish with a fan favorite-Jenga!  Who said science couldn’t be fun?! Masks must be worn by all children for the entire program. Ages: 7-10. Advanced registration required. 

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

224-65 76th Ave.

Oakland Gardens, NY

718-229-4000

  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: Yes

  • The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

    Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 


  • Play area: No
  • Party room: No




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