Mar
24
Sat
2018
Native Soil: Incidence and Homescapes
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm

Native Soil: Incidence and Homescapes is a large-scale retrospective of paintings by Sarah Yuster, spanning her thirty-year career.  Yuster’s work is subtle and intimate, sparking sentiments from viewers that explain her propensity to invoke a sense of “home.”  Yuster has had notable success as a portraitist, with works in two Smithsonian Museums and top university collections.

Opening reception: Saturday, March 24 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C&G)
Admission: Free

Admission to the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Buildings C & G) is $5 ($4 students/seniors).  Spring – Autumn hours are Thurs-Fri 12:00 – 7:00 PM and Sat – Sun 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 

The following local businesses have provided generous support to Native Soil: Blue, Bayou and Beso Restaurants, Empire Outlets, Door to Door Realty, Snappy Solutions, Connie Lane Real Estate, and Victory State Bank.

Native Soil is made possible in part by a DCA Art Fund Grant from Staten Island Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Jul
9
Mon
2018
ZooFari- Summer Program
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm

An Unforgettable Summer Adventure!
For more details please visit: http://www.statenislandzoo.org/programs/www.statenislandzoo.org/education/zoofari-adventure-menu

Online Registration begins March 12

Aug
9
Thu
2018
National Book Lovers’ Day
Aug 9 all-day
National Book Lovers' Day

Happy Book Lovers’ Day!

Impress your friends and Learn More

Aug
10
Fri
2018
National S’mores Day
Aug 10 all-day

Happy S’mores Day!

Impress your friends and Learn More

Adult Reading Practice Group
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Adult Learning Centers of the New York Public Library are pleased to
offer a new basic reading group on Fridays from 10:00-11:30 am at the St.
George Adult Learning Center.

This teacher-led group works best for adults who are native speakers of
English, or who are advanced English speakers who only struggle with
literacy. This group goes up to a third-grade reading level.

For more information, please have interested students call 718-816-1025 or
visit the Adult Learning Center at the St. George Library
https://www.nypl.org/locations/st-george-library-center . A flyer with more
information is attached.

RUMC’s Free National Diabetes Prevention Program
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
What Frozen Things Do In Summer
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Spend time among the forest trees, blow some bubbles in the breeze. Make a fun summer craft. We will all be sure to laugh, as our favorite snowman appears – in summer!

Discover Fort Tompkins
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet at Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
Daily, Wednesday-Sunday
11AM and 2PM
Explore the little known areas of this historic structure with a park ranger and learn about coastal fortifications and life in the 1800s. Wear sturdy footwear.

Culture Pass Info Session access to over a dozen cultural institutions in the New York area using just your library card! Staten Island @ NYPL
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn how to gain access to over a dozen cultural institutions in the New York area using just your library card!

https://www.facebook.com/events/253840232097274/

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer. Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Friday Firing Demonstrations
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fort Wadsworth Overlook
Fridays, beginning June 8, 3PM
Join a living history interpreter to learn more about everyday life at Fort Wadsworth, and watch a 19th century black powder firing demonstration.

Kidz Cook
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn different cooking techniques at the museum. It’s different each month!
Free with museum admission

Also at 4 PM.

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer. Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Expectant Parents Group
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Expectant Parents Group

WhoStaten Island University Hospital
WhatExpectant Parents
Where475 Seaview Ave, Regina McGinn Center
WhenMondays – Fridays, 7 pm – 9:30 pm
ActivityExpecting parents are invited for a support group. For more information, contact 718-226-9533.

Barefoot In the Park @ The Little Victory Theatre
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Corie and Paul Bratter are a newlywed couple. For their first home, they live in an apartment on the top floor of a brownstone in New York City. During the course of four days, the couple learns to live together while facing the usual daily ups-and-downs. Corrie wants Paul to become more easy-going: for example, to run “barefoot in the park.”

Directed by Cathy O’Hare

Starring…
Frank West
Summer Moran
Alberta Thompson
James Cunningham
Jay Cruz

August 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, and 18th
at 8:00 PM

August 12th and 19th
at 2:00 PM

TICKETS:
General Admission ($22.00)
Students/ Seniors/ Military ($19.00)
Thursday Evenings ($15.00 for all)

To reserve tickets, please e-mail littlevictory16@gmail.com
OR call the theatre at (718) – 524 – 8467

$20.00 prix fixe Dinner Package at DaNoi Restaurant available, call the theatre for more information

https://www.facebook.com/events/2110315859250492/

Hemlock Theatre Co. presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame @ Hemlock Theatre Co.
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Hemlock Theatre Co. presents

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Peter Parnell
Director & Choreographer: Brendan Stackhouse
Musical Director: Andrew Monteleone

~Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film
~Originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions

WHEN:
Friday, August 10, 8pm
Saturday, August 11, 2pm and 8pm
Sunday, August 12, 1pm and 7pm

WHERE:
Wagner College’s Stage One Theatre
631 Howard Ave.
(Building behind the football field)
SI, NY 10301

CAST:
Quasimodo: Justin Giachetti
Claude Frollo: John Griffin
Esmeralda: Cassandra Elyse
Captain Phoebus de Martin & Jehan Frollo: Michael Robert Anderson
Clopin Trouillefou and Others: Steven Godoy
Father Dupin, King Louis XI and Others: Bill Newstad
Lieutenant Frederic Charlus and Others: Joe Gambino
Madam and Others: Tina Barone
Gypsy Congregants: Michelle Caniglia, Michelle Lynch,
Lee Tennenbaum,Victoria Gullo

Production Stage Manager: Katie Scibelli
Assistant Director/ASM: Jack Dossett
Assistant Choreographer: Marissa Terzino
Production Designer: Amy Bishop
Swing/ASM: Carly Racioppi

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel.

TICKETS:
Htcsi.booktix.com
$25/$20
Produced by special arrangement with MTI.

https://www.facebook.com/events/592384007797976/

Mystery After Dark Tours at Historic Richmond Town @ Historic Richmond Town
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Afraid of the Dark? Join a costumed interpreter and venture into a new historic house every night after museum hours. Listen to a mystery, story or legend on a tour lit only by candlelight. Dare to explore every inch of houses hundreds of years old. What…or who…will you find? Ages 13+ recommended The Twilight tour begins at 8:00 p.m. The Dread of Night Tour takes place at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Observing: Lincoln Center
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The AAA observes at Lincoln Center every Friday and Saturday evening from April to the middle of August and for several weekends in September.  We stargaze on the plaza, just north of the fountain, starting around sunset.



For more information, visit: http://www.aaa.org/observing/lincoln-center/

Movies Under the Stars: Dunkirk @ Detective Russel Timoshenko Soccer Field (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)
Aug 10 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Please note: this event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Please see the NYC Parks website for future events. Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Dunkirk is a WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Observing: Hunters Point Park
Aug 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Located along the East River in Long Island City, Hunters Point Park is one of New York City’s newest parks.  It has spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline and unobstructed views of the sky in almost all directions.  The park has a large oval field where kids play, and a covered snack bar with tables for sitting and eating.  There’s a nice write-up on the Park, with maps and photos here.

The AAA observes on the two (or three) successive Fridays a month when the Moon is in the evening sky.  We set up our telescopes just west of the oval, at the far west end of Borden Avenue, starting around sunset.

By Subway: Take the 7 train to the Vernon Blvd.-Jackson Ave Station and walk west on 50th Avenue towards the East River. It is also possible to take the G train, which stops a bit further away at 21st St/Jackson Avenue.

By Ferry: The NYC Ferry leaves East 34th Street in Manhattan every 30 minutes, and arrives at Hunters Point South about four minutes later.  The same is true in the opposite direction.

By Car: on-street parking is difficult

For more information, visit http://www.aaa.org/observing/hunters-point-park/

Observing: Hunters Point Park
Aug 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Located along the East River in Long Island City, Hunters Point Park is one of New York City’s newest parks.  It has spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline and unobstructed views of the sky in almost all directions.  The park has a large oval field where kids play, and a covered snack bar with tables for sitting and eating.  There’s a nice write-up on the Park, with maps and photos here.

The AAA observes on the two (or three) successive Fridays a month when the Moon is in the evening sky.  We set up our telescopes just west of the oval, at the far west end of Borden Avenue, starting around sunset.

By Subway: Take the 7 train to the Vernon Blvd.-Jackson Ave Station and walk west on 50th Avenue towards the East River. It is also possible to take the G train, which stops a bit further away at 21st St/Jackson Avenue.

By Ferry: The NYC Ferry leaves East 34th Street in Manhattan every 30 minutes, and arrives at Hunters Point South about four minutes later.  The same is true in the opposite direction.

By Car: on-street parking is difficult

For more information, visit http://www.aaa.org/observing/hunters-point-park/

Aug
11
Sat
2018
National Presidential Joke Day
Aug 11 all-day

Happy Presidential Joke Day!

What’s the difference between George Bush & Bill Clinton?

Find out for yourself and then make your friends laugh.

It’s My Park at Northerleigh Park @ North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel @ Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition Au Naturel explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature. The “Armonia” series culminates in an intertwining of these natural forms – the nude female and the bare tree – in an attempt to bridge the connection between the two perceptions. Opening Reception : Friday, July 13, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: Mondays through Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission is free. Image: “Armonia 4, Atlas Tree” acrylic on canvas 4” x 4”

Beach Volleyball
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Great Kills Park Beach Center
Saturdays at 10AM
Enjoy a morning of easy volleyball on the beach. Ages 10 and up are welcome to participate.

Gentle Flow Yoga @ Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us on the lawn of Clear Comfort for yoga two Saturdays a month this summer. Led by Be Yoga & Dance in partnership with Shape Up NYC .

Discover Fort Tompkins
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet at Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
Daily, Wednesday-Sunday
11AM and 2PM
Explore the little known areas of this historic structure with a park ranger and learn about coastal fortifications and life in the 1800s. Wear sturdy footwear.

Fort Wadsworth Top to Bottom Tour
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet at Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
Saturdays, 11AM
Have you been none of our famous tours of Fort Tompkins? Learn about the rest of Fort Wadsworth on this weekly walking tour.

History and Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour @ Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Rediscover Snug Harbor on one of our summer tours, with hidden time capsules, statues, murder, ghost sightings and more! The History and Mysteries Tour through Snug Harbor’s 83-acre site reveals the history of our 19th-century campus alongside tales of strange occurrences and mysteries on our grounds. All tours begin at the Visitor Information Booth on Chapel Road near the Carl Grillo Glass House with $10 admission ($8 for Snug Harbor Members and seniors). Visit snug-harbor.org/tour for details and ticketing. Enjoy a 10% discount at Harbor Eats when you present your tour ticket through September 30, 2018 (subject to Harbor Eats operating hours).

Soil Food Web Workshop (NYC Compost Project) @ Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

More creatures live in the soil than any other environment on Earth! With our NYC zerowaste Compost Project team, we’ll go on a soil organism safari and gain a better understanding of what the soil ecosystem looks like and how soil biodiversity is crucial for health. This workshop will introduce you to fascinating facts and traditional techniques that will help you support soil life in your own garden or farm.

Meet at Compost Demo Site
Free admission | Registration requested

https://www.facebook.com/events/1833316610307177/

Meditation Class Tibetan Museum
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation Class Tibetan Museum

The Museum’s meditation class is held Saturdays at 11:30 AM. The fee for the class is $12/$10 for members. Learn more at http://www.tibetanmuseum.org/meditation-classes

Dinosaurs Rock @ Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn about the creatures that roamed the earth millions of years ago, search for fossils and rocks, then create a colossal craft.

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer. Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Snug Harbor Heritage Farm Tour @ Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Rediscover Snug Harbor on one of our summer tours! Snug Harbor’s Heritage Farm is a better-than-organic 2.5 acre sustainable urban farm, now in its seventh growing season. Go behind the scenes at the farm with four different tour options as the seasons change. With two 90-minute tours every Saturday from June through September, you and your friends can learn about Snug Harbor’s history, art, architecture, horticulture, and the Heritage Farm. All tours begin at the Visitor Information Booth on Chapel Road near the Carl Grillo Glass House with $10 admission ($8 for Snug Harbor Members and seniors). Visit snug-harbor.org/tour for details and ticketing. Enjoy a 10% discount at Harbor Eats when you present your tour ticket through September 30, 2018 (subject to Harbor Eats operating hours). Tours begin at 2:00 p.m.: Spring Has Sprung Tour: June 2, 16, 30 Fruits and Vegetables Tour: July 14, 28 Fall Crops and Cover Crops Tour: August 11, 25 Winter Crops and Putting Your Garden to Bed Tour: September 8, 22

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer. Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.

Tai Chi class
Aug 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Tai Chi is held on Saturdays at 3:30 PM. The fee for the class is $12/$10 for members. Learn more at http://www.tibetanmuseum.org/tai-chi

Introductory Tai Chi Class
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Introductory Tai Chi Class

$12 admission/$10 for members—open to all ages

(718)-987-3500

info@tibetanmuseum.org

Tavern Terrace at Historic Richmond Town
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 12:00 am

Visit the Eventbrite page for more information:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/j-guyon-tavern-terrace-concert-series-tickets-47718380962?mc_cid=90c8e1737d&mc_eid=6a6792af6d&goal=0_035b85cc1a-90c8e1737d-49034077

Join Corner House BBQ and The Flagship Brewery for the Tavern Terrace Concert Series at Staten Island’s biggest backyard summer celebration every Saturday!

Staten Island’s oldest backyard in the heart of the historic village is the place to enjoy locally crafted beer by Flagship Brewery, have a picnic table dinner by Corner House BBQ, and jam with the area’s best live musicians. Free admission. All proceeds support the restoration of the James Guyon Tavern.

Historic Richmond Town is located at 441 Clarke Ave. Free parking is available. Guests are encouraged to save room for dessert at Egger’s Ice Cream Parlor in the Park. Wear sturdy shoes to enjoy the rugged terrain of the NYC Parkland. Check @hrtown on Facebook and Twitter for weather closures and upcoming performances.
The Tavern Terrace reclamation and beautification project is supported by Council Member Joe Borelli, Where to Turn, and The Women’s Auxiliary of Historic Richmond Town. ProSho Sound and Production is donating their backline to the outdoor concert season in support of raising friends and funds. The Tavern Terrace season will conclude in November with the return of Traditional Dinners, the popular outdoor cooking and dinner theater experience.

Trail Running
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Trail Running

Saturdays 7-9pm

Free—open to adults, seniors

Greenbelt Nature Center,
700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island, NY, 10306

(718)-351-3450

Wahoo Skiffle Crazies: Snug Harbor 2018 Summer Concert Series Presented by RCSF @ South Meadow Lawn (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Kick back with a blanket or a beach chair for our free summer concerts! With the generous support of the Richmond County Savings Foundation, you’ll get to groove to tunes from your favorite local bands with your friends and family—plus play games, eat delicious food, enjoy a beer and wine tasting from Flagship Brewery and Honor Wines, and more. Wahoo Skiffle Crazies Balancing relevancy with absurdity, Wahoo Skiffle Crazies offer post-modern, time-traveling, Gonzo-Folk traditional jug band tunes, ragtime, protest songs, blues, and originals, influenced by the ’60s folk revival and Depression Era Americana. Weathervane is Paul Kraft, Rin Royer, Alexander Griggs, and Cain Kline, with rotating special guests. Born on the Mason Dixon Line, Weathervane combines music from the mountains with energetic jams and heady harmonies to make their own sound that they call Psychedelamericana. Upcoming Shows? August 18: Promised Land – Opening act by American Beauty Band August 25: Joan Caddell & the Midnight Choir – Opening act by Karlus Trapp

Mystery After Dark Tours at Historic Richmond Town @ Historic Richmond Town
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Afraid of the Dark? Join a costumed interpreter and venture into a new historic house every night after museum hours. Listen to a mystery, story or legend on a tour lit only by candlelight. Dare to explore every inch of houses hundreds of years old. What…or who…will you find? Ages 13+ recommended The Twilight tour begins at 8:00 p.m. The Dread of Night Tour takes place at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Observing: Lincoln Center
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The AAA observes at Lincoln Center every Friday and Saturday evening from April to the middle of August and for several weekends in September.  We stargaze on the plaza, just north of the fountain, starting around sunset.



For more information, visit: http://www.aaa.org/observing/lincoln-center/

Free Kayaking 2018 Pier 26 Hudson River Park NYC @ Pier 26 Hudson River Park
Aug 11 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 3:00 am

Multiple locations, click link to find out more!

ALL SEASON LONG PIER 26 OFFERS FREE KAYAKING ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS FROM 9:00 AM UNTIL 5:00PM. FROM MID JUNE TO MID SEPTEMBER OUR FREE KAYAKING PROGRAM IS EXTENDED TO INCLUDE TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS FROM 5:30 PM-7:00 PM. OUR SEASON RUNS FROM MID MAY TO MID OCTOBER WEATHER PERMITTING.

BE SURE TO CHECK THE CALENDAR FOR EXACT DATES AND SCHEDULED CLOSINGS.

NOTE: THE LAST BOAT GOES OUT ONE HALF HOUR BEFORE CLOSING.

WALKING: The Pier 26 Boathouse is located on the southern end of Hudson River Park on the Westside Highway just north of N Moore St. The nearest subway stops are the #1 at Franklin St. and the A/C/E station at Canal Street.

KAYAKING: The Pier 26 Boathouse and dock is the first pier south of the Holland Tunnel Ventilation Towers and is the second pier north of Battery Park City..

DRIVING: Driving, Drop-Off, and Parking are not permitted anywhere on Pier 26, but there is usually free street parking available in the neighborhood on Sundays and evenings.

We offer free sit-on-top kayaks for public use in protected Hudson River embayments at each of our locations throughout our season (May-October). We give brief instruction and provide all necessary safety equipment as well as changing rooms, lockers and locks, bike locks, sun block, and first aid equipment.

This is by far our most popular program for adults and children alike. It provides an opportunity to create a personal connection with our waterfront, regardless of age, income or location, and it also serves to educate our communities about how far we have come in cleaning up the Hudson River.

More info

http://www.downtownboathouse.org/pier26/

https://hudsonriverpark.org/explore-the-park/activities/kayaking

Last boat goes out half an hour before closing

Before You Go Out

· Sign a waiver (we now require a new waiver each visit)
· You must know how to swim
· Put on a lifejacket

On the Water

· Stay within the bay (between piers)
· Keep away from sides and wall
· Come back in 20 minutes
· Come back in if called
· No swimming

Under Eighteen

· One child per boat
· Guardian must be present
· Under 16, must go with guardian

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Aug
12
Sun
2018
National Vinyl Record Day
Aug 12 all-day

Happy Vinyl Record Day!

Impress your friends and Learn More

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park @ Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park)
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome! This program is in coordination with NYC Parks’ Community Parks Initiative.

Open Run: Conference House Park
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join New York Road Runners for FREE weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on a leash are welcome. No advance registration is required, but is encouraged

For more information visit openrun.nyrr.org

DAY & TIME:
Sundays @ 9 a.m.
DISTANCE:
3.1 m (5k)
WHERE TO MEET:
Off Hylan Blvd., next to the parking lot, on the path that leads to the water

Discover Fort Tompkins
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet at Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
Daily, Wednesday-Sunday
11AM and 2PM
Explore the little known areas of this historic structure with a park ranger and learn about coastal fortifications and life in the 1800s. Wear sturdy footwear.

Family Picnic
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Order Sons and Daughters of Italy
1st Annual Picnic
Sunday, August 12, 2018
12-4 P.M.
Nansen Park
3465 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY

https://www.facebook.com/events/244525579458259/

Family Sundays at Mont Sec House
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sundays in July and August
1-3 PM
Learn about life in the 1800s with different family-friendly games, crafts, activities, and tours each week at the historic Mont Sec House. Email diane_wulff@nps.gov for more information.

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join our Adventure Guides, who lead free nature-related programs at our Nature Centers this summer. Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to the natural world. Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals. Programs vary by location.