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Staten Island Green Umbrella- Upcoming Events and Programs April 2019-April 2020


Staten Island Green Umbrella- Upcoming Events and Programs April 2019-April 2020

Staten Island Green Umbrella is a forum for organizations that provide environmental programming on Staten Island

April 2019

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Staten Island Museum:  Family Art Workshop: Basic Bookbinding, Saturday April 6

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Include the Food at Hill Street Community Garden, Saturday April 6

Staten Island Museum: Bird/Nature Walks

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4/3 High Rock Park

4/17 Wolfe’s Pond Park/Lemon Creek

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Choose the Right Bin for You, Saturday April 13

Staten Island Museum:  Exhibition:  Field Notes Public Opening, Saturday April 13 12-2pm

Staten Island Children’s Museum:  2nd Saturday Science:  Invasive Species Papermaking, Saturday April 13 12-1pm

NYC Compost Project Turn and Learn:  Saturday April 13 and Tues April 23

Clay Pit Ponds:  Egg Hunt Earth Day Cleanup:  Saturday April 20

Greenbelt Nature Center:  Professional Learning for Educators:  Project Learning Tree Early Childhood: Tuesday April 23 930am-1230pm

Natural Resources Protective Association:  Cleanup New Dorp Beach, Tuesday April 23

Staten Island Museum: Imagination Studio Printmaking, Wednesday April 24- Friday April 26

Staten Island Museum:  Earth Day How-To Festival, Saturday April 27 12pm-4pm

Clay Pit Ponds:  City Nature Challenge, Saturday April 27

High Rock Challenge:  Saturday April 27

Staten Island Museum:  Super Science: Mini Bio Blitz, Saturday April 27

St George Day Festival, Tompkinsville Park:  Sunday April 28

Staten Island Zoo:  Farm Day, Sunday April 28

May 2019

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Plant Sale, Saturday May 4

Staten Island Museum:  Bird/Nature Walks

5/1 Conference House

5/8 Clove Lakes

5/22 Great Kills Park

5/29 Brookfield Park

Carousel Opening Day:  May the Forest Be With You, Willowbrook Park, Saturday May 4                                                 12pm-4pm

Clay Pit Ponds:  I Love My Park Day, Saturday May 4

Staten Island Museum:  Family Art Workshop:  Seed Collagraphs, Saturday May 4

Staten Island Zoo: Volunteer Recruitment Day, Sunday May 5

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Compost Extract/Tea Workshop, Saturday May 11

Staten Island Zoo: Access for All Art- Gyotaku, Saturday May 11

Natural Resources Protective Association and SI Coalition for Wetlands and Forests:  Environmental Fair, Saturday May 11 9am-12pm

NYC Compost Project Turn and Learn:  Saturday May 11 and Tues May 28

Ocean Breeze:  Health Fair, Saturday May 11 10am-1pm

Ecology Day at the Staten Island Mall, Saturday May 18

Citywide:  It’s My Park Day, Saturday May 18

Natural Resources Protective Association: Cleanup of Oakwood Beach, Saturday May 18 9am

Staten Island Museum:  Super Science, Self-Sustaining Aquariums, Saturday May 25

Staten Island Zoo: World Turtle Day, Saturday May 25

Staten Island Museum:  Artist Talk with Gale Wisdom, Plant/Photograms, Camera-less Photography, Sunday May 26 2-330pm

Greenbelt Blue Jean Ball, Willowbrook Park, Thursday May 30 7-10pm

June 2019

Ocean Breeze:  Green Team Volunteer Project Saturday June 1 10am-12pm

Greenbelt Outdoor Adventure Day, Willowbrook Park, Saturday June 1 11am-3pm

SI Children’s Museum Science Carnival, Saturday June 1

Staten Island Museum:  Family Art Workshop:  Fairy Gardens:  Saturday June 1

Staten Island Museum:  Bird and Nature Walks Wednesday June 5 Buck’s Hollow

Staten Island Museum:  Homegrown Staten Island and the World of Botany, Sunday June 2 2-3pm Botanists Ed Toth and Richard Lynch

Staten Island Museum:  World Science Festival:  Ultimate Science Fair and Apprentice Program, Sunday June 2 10am-6pm

Staten Island Museum:  Insect Dichotomous Key program, Sunday June 2

June 4-June 25:  Sing for Hope Pop-Up Pianos:  Conference House, Greenbelt Nature Center, Historic Richmondtown, and various locations citywide

Greenbelt Nature Center:  Chancellors Day Professional Learning: Population Connection

Thursday June 6

Staten Island Zoo:  SIEDC Green and Clean Festival, Thursday June 6

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Wormshop, Saturday June 8

Staten Island Zoo:  Conservation Celebration Saturday June 8

NYC Compost Project Turn and Learn:  Saturday June 8 and Tues June 25

Staten Island Childrens’ Museum:  2nd Saturday Science:  Wetlands Excursion:                            Saturday June 8 12-1pm

Ocean Breeze:  Green Team Volunteer Project Saturday June 15 10am-12pm

Staten Island Zoo:  Cleanup at Lemon Creek Park (Seguine Ave) Saturday June 15

Staten Island Museum:  Bird and Nature Walks Wednesday June 19 Mount Loretto Unique Area

Staten Island Museum:  Big Sitewide Picnic, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Saturday June 15                                  (rain date June 22)

Greenbelt Nature Center:  15th birthday celebration:  11-2 Shibori in Blue and 2:30 SI OutLOUD:  Nature of Staten Island: Prose and Poetry:  Saturday June 22

Staten Island Museum:  Super Science:  Life on A Log:  Saturday June 22

SI Zoo Con Edison Event #3:  Sunday June 23

Clay Pit Ponds:  Mud Day, Saturday June 29

Clay Pit Ponds:  Pottery Series, Saturday June 29

Fresh Kills Park Open Hours Sunday June 30

July 2019

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp, High Rock Park July 8-August 9 (Mon-Thurs)

Staten Island Museum Earth Camp July 8-July 19

Staten Island Museum and Staten Island Children’s’ Museum:  Moth Night, Saturday July 20

830-1030pm, Snug Harbor

NYC Compost Project Turn and Learn:  Saturday July 13 and Tuesday July 23

Snug Harbor Cultural Center: Saturday July 13, Power of Compost Workshop Part I

SI Zoo Con Edison Event #4:  Saturday July 13

SI Zoo Con Edison Event #5:  Sunday July 21

August 2019

NYC Compost Project:  Saturday August 10 and Tuesday August 27

SI Zoo Con Edison Event #6:  Saturday August 10

Snug Harbor Cultural Center: Power of Compost Part 2:  Saturday August 10

Staten Island Museum  STEM Discovery Camp  August 5-16

BioBlitz, Blue Heron Park  Friday August 18-Saturday August 19

SI Zoo Con Edison Event #7:  Saturday August 25

September 2019

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Compost 101 Sat September 14

Freshkills Park:  Discovery Day, Sunday September 15

NYC Compost Project Turn and Learn:  Sat September 14 and Tuesday September 24

Into Our Woods, Greenbelt Nature Center (Fall Benefit):  Friday September 20

Staten Island Museum Fence Show:  Saturday September 21 (rain date:  September 22)

October 2019

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Putting your Garden to Bed:  Sat October 12

NYC Compost Project Turn and Learn:  Saturday October 12 and Tuesday October 22

Staten Island Zoo:  Autism Awareness, Monday October 14

Clay Pit Ponds  Harvest Festival, Saturday October 19

Greenbelt Pumpkin Festival, Willowbrook Park, Saturday October 5

November 2019

Snug Harbor Cultural Center:  Wormshop:  Sat November 9

NYC Compost Project Turn and Learn:  Saturday November 9 and Tuesday November 26

Staten Island Zoo:  Thanksgiving with the Beasts, Saturday November 16

December 2019

Staten Island Museum:  Horticulture and Food Ways and Seed Sharing:  themed series of adult talks with leading, Winter 2020

January 2020

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve:  1st Day Hike (Wednesday 1.1.2020)

February 2020

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve:  Maple Syrup Saturdays (every Saturday in February)

Staten Island Museum:  “Field Notes” closed to the public, February 23, 2020

April 2020

Wednesday April 22, 2020:  50th anniversary of Earth Day