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September 2019 Programs at the Museum

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This month, join us for two Climate Week NYC programs that break down the recent climate report and explain how to talk effectively about climate change with friends and family.

September also marks the return of two popular programs: Gateway Storytime on Fridays, and a Spanish-language tour of the universe in the Hayden Planetarium, Astronomía En Vivo: El Gran Tour del Universo on September 24. 

Plus, enjoy hall tours, camp out during a sleepover for grown ups, and more this month at the Museum.

Event Discovery Room The Discovery Room is now on its school-year schedule. Passes for 40-minute sessions are available at the entrance. Through July 1, 2020 Event Hall Tour: If Teeth Could Talk Explore the Museum's fossil collections with an expert guide to learn more about teeth in the natural world. Saturday, September 7, 2019 Tour Discovery Squad Tour In this free program designed for families affected by autism spectrum disorders, children join guides in the permanent halls. Tour Science Sense Tour–Scales of the Universe Visitors who are blind or partially sighted can explore the Rose Center for Earth and Space through touch and verbal description. Tour Sign Language Tour–From Earth to Space and Beyond At this signed and spoken tour, visitors who use American Sign Language discover the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Event Bird Walks in Central Park for Members Observe the vibrant fall migration of birds in Central Park with ornithologists Paul Sweet and Joseph DiCostanzo. Eight Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, September 10-November 1 Walks, Tours, and Drop Ins Gateway Storytime in the Discovery Room Science & culture for preschoolers and their parents or caregivers—each week highlights natural science or a cultural theme. Event Sleepover for Grown Ups Enjoy a champagne reception, take in a planetarium show, and explore the nearly-empty halls of the Museum. No kids allowed! Friday, September 13, 2019 Tour Science Sense Tour–Spectacular Biodiversity Through touch and verbal description, visitors who are blind or partially sighted will encounter the Hall of Biodiversity. Event Astronomía en Vivo: Historia del Universo Alejandro Núñez será su guía en un viaje a través del tiempo y el espacio para entender cómo el Big Bang le dio forma al universo... Martes 24 de Septiembre, 2019 Event Beyond the Headlines: Understanding This Year's Climate Report Explore the latest research-and what we can do about it-with atmospheric scientists Katharine Hayhoe and Cynthia Scharf. Thursday, September 26, 2019 Event How to Talk About Climate Change to Your Friends and Family Jennifer Marlon and Anthony Leiserowitz discuss perceptions of climate change, and how to be a climate change communicator. Thursday, September 26, 2019