Global Family Reunion
JUNE 6, 2015 | NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE
A sports challenge exhibit, including a surfing simulator, arm-wrestling machine and a pitching cage where a radar gun will measure the speed of your throws
About the Global Family Reunion
Meet the Most Interesting People on Earth. And find out how they are your cousin! Bring your kids. Bring your grandparents. Fun for the Whole Human Family. Great speakers, Family activities, Music, Science, Comedy, Genealogy, Food - all to benefit Alzheimer’s. Join the World Family Tree of over 280 million people. See 50 speakers and entertainers for all ages.
Activities for the whole family!
And that's not all!
- Three stages with over 50 entertainers, storytellers, family historians and scientists
- On-the-spot genealogy where you can try to figure out how you are related to everyone else
- Sack races, tug of war and other games
- Rocket Park, where you can see Gemini Titan II, Mercury Capsule and more
- The Ultimate Family Trivia Pub Quiz (written by Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings)
- Classes on storytelling
- Family Yoga
- World record announcements
- Freestyle Frisbee demonstrations
- An enormous map from National Geographic
- Lots of surprises
- Worldwide Family Contest (tallest, biggest beard, youngest, etc.)
- 400 interactive exhibits
- Place yourself on the Global Family map
- Food from every part of the human family
- The unveiling of the Global Family Cookbook
- A kids section curated by Big City Moms that includes face-painting, soccer and magic.
- Sing-along with Sister Sledge, who will be there live to belt out “We Are Family”
- Classes in how to build your family tree.
- A sports challenge exhibit, including a surfing simulator, arm-wrestling machine and a pitching cage where a radar gun will measure the speed of your throws.
Henry Louis Gates
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder
Renowned heart surgeon and host of the award winning TV Show, The Dr. Oz Show.
Wrote "We Are Family". They will lead cousins all around the world in singing from the main stage of the Global Family Reunion.
IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT IN PERSON, YOU CAN STILL BE A PART OF HISTORY AND WATCH THE LIVE STREAM