On Sunday, September 15, the New York Transit Museum will hold its third annual “Special Day for Special Kids” from 10 am to 2 pm. Admission is free for special needs kids and their families. Activities include demonstrations of the museum’s “ElectriCity Live” exhibit, art projects, and a concert by the M Shanghai String Band.
For more information visit the Transit Museum website.
The Transit Museum is also gearing up for the next season of Subway Sleuths, a social skill-building afterschool program for 7-11 year olds on the autism spectrum. For more information about the fall session (10/1 – 12/19) and to reserve space in an observation session on September 17th, 19th or 21st, email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can read a NY Times article describing the program here.
The Transit Museum is located at the corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street in downtown Brooklyn. Note that the Transit Museum’s wheelchair lift is being repaired and may not be operational by the 15th. Call (718) 694-1823 in advance for assistance and updates.