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Jul
19
Fri
2019
Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Our Adventure Guides are leading free nature-related programs at our nature centers this summer! Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to nature through experiential learning. 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.

Kidz Cook Staten Island Childrens Museum
Jul 19 @ 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.

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Beer, barbecue, and live music all summer long!

Staten Island’s biggest backyard barbecue returns for another fun-filled season at Historic Richmond Town’s Main Village site. The Tavern Terrace will be open for the season beginning May 31. The Tavern Terrace Beer Garden features a selection of hand-crafted ales and lagers from Staten Island's famed Flagship Brewery, and delectable smoked classics from Corner House BBQ, winner of the People's Choice Award at the KCBS BBQ Cook-off and Uncorked!

The Terrace will be open Friday and Saturday evenings all summer long, featuring live music each Saturday! The Tavern Terrace at Historic Richmond Town is fun for the entire family!

Bring a blanket and have a picnic! Enjoy classic outdoor games and cool down at Egger’s Ice Cream Parlor with a sweet treat!

Campfire
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The National Park Service will host a blazing campfire on the beach that will include an
evening of music and stories. Bring a blanket or beach chair.

Jody Watley / Mobile Mondays! / Princess Lockerooo / DJ Joey Carvello @ Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Grammy winner and 3 time Grammy nominee Jody Watley; multi-platinum singer/songwriter/producer/independent label owner and style icon is one of the architects of 21st century Pop/R&B/Dance music. The Chicago native’s eclectic repertoire – R&B, hip-hop, House, jazz, pop, drum & bass, ambient, spoken-word – is built on a positive vision and a strong taste for artistic and aesthetic risk. She’s joined by the Mobile Mondays DJs, Operator Emz, and Joey Carvello, who spin a weekly party at The Bowery Electric exclusively with 45 RPM records.

Movies Under the Stars: Shazam! @ Bedford Avenue and Laconia Avenue (in Midland Field)
Jul 19 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s (Angel) case, by shouting out one word—SHAZAM!—this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult Super Hero Shazam (Levi), courtesy of an ancient wizard. Still a kid at heart—inside a ripped, godlike body—Shazam revels in this adult version of himself by doing what any teen would do with superpowers: have fun with them! Can he fly? Does he have X-ray vision? Can he shoot lightning out of his hands? Can he skip his social studies test? Shazam sets out to test the limits of his abilities with the joyful recklessness of a child. But he’ll need to master these powers quickly in order to fight the deadly forces of evil controlled by Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Strong). 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 water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Observing: Hunter’s Point Park
Jul 19 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Observing: Hunter's Point Park

The AAA observes on the two 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.
For more information, visit the AAA Hunters Point Park Observing site.

Observing: Lincoln Center
Jul 19 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Observing: Lincoln Center

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 AAA’s Lincoln Center Observing website.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Gentle Yoga & Meditation Classes with BE Yoga
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

You’re invited to practice yoga in the beautiful New York Chinese Scholars Garden, led by professional instructors at Be Yoga & Dance in Rosebank, Staten Island.

NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden
Advance Registration: $18
BUY TICKETS HERE
Day-of/door registration: $20, cash only

Take part in a Gentle Flow class, accessible to all levels, with meditation and deep rest. Connect with your body, your breath, and your spirit.  You will center and ground your body through breath work and fascia release exercises, followed by a steady flow of postures to build strength, balance, and flexibility. Great class if you a recovering from an injury or illness, are brand new to movement with minimal flexibility, mothers-to-be, and mothers returning after at least 6 weeks from giving birth.

It’s My Park at Northerleigh Park @ Neal Dow Street and North Avenue (in Northerleigh Park)
Jul 20 @ 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!

Shape Up NYC: Zumba @ Boardwalk (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join free Zumba classes with Shape Up NYC ! Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps.

Conference House Park – Forest Restoration @ Lenape Playground (in Conference House Park)
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect natural areas in Conference House Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle to this event. Please note: Space is limited and registration is required . Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Local Organics Recovery: Mariner’s Harbor Mobile Market @ 22 Roxbury Street
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

We host neighborhood organics drop-off sites and compost the material locally at sites managed by NYC Compost Project staff. Our drop-off sites located at greenmarkets, major public transit stations, public libraries, and other popular locations let residents recycle their waste conveniently.

Learn what to drop off here:
http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dsny/recycling-and-garbage/residents/what-food-waste-to-drop-off.page

Local Organics Recovery: Stapleton Mobile Market
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

We host neighborhood organics drop-off sites and compost the material locally at sites managed by NYC Compost Project staff. Our drop-off sites located at greenmarkets, major public transit stations, public libraries, and other popular locations let residents recycle their waste conveniently.

Learn what to drop off here:
http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dsny/recycling-and-garbage/residents/what-food-waste-to-drop-off.page

Gardening and Beach Cleanup @ Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteer with the Friends of Conference House Park to show some tender loving care to our beloved park. Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Saturday Morning Walks
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Take a stroll with us every Saturday morning throughout the summer. Learn about the flora and fauna in our Park or just get out, get exercise, and enjoy the fresh air! All ages welcome. We will hike at least a mile each week.

Basic Canoeing @ Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park)
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget. Basic canoeing programs are great for all skill levels, and are open to children 8 years old and older. First-come, first-served. Due to demand, the line may close prior to end time.

Discover Fort Tompkins
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Explore the little known areas of this historic structure with a park ranger and learn about coastal fortifications and life in the 1800’s. Wear sturdy footwear

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our Adventure Guides are leading free nature-related programs at our nature centers this summer! Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to nature through experiential learning. 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.

Saturday Zoofaris
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Staten Island Zoo is happy to introduce our Saturday Zoofari program. We have created six exciting programs for children in PreK through 6th grade. This is a four hour (10am – 2pm) drop off program at the zoo.

Please pack a lunch for the day. There is no refrigeration for the lunches at the zoo so the lunches need to be non-perishable.

You can register for any number of sessions or all six! There is a 15% discount on the total price if you register for all six sessions.

Register here:
http://statenislandzoo.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?activitykey=2446149&OrgKey=3637&ReturnURL=%2fOpenRosters%2fViewActivitySpaceAvailable.aspx%3fclassificationid%3d55250%26orgkey%3d3637#

Community Appreciation Day Festival and Arts & Crafts Fair @ Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy a festival of food, family art activities, and live music at our annual community open house. This year, we will showcase the work of local artists and artisans, with booths where you can support the local Staten Island Arts community and purchase a unique gift or personal artwork.

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Our Adventure Guides are leading free nature-related programs at our nature centers this summer! Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to nature through experiential learning. 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
Jul 20 @ 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

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Beer, barbecue, and live music all summer long!

Staten Island’s biggest backyard barbecue returns for another fun-filled season at Historic Richmond Town’s Main Village site. The Tavern Terrace will be open for the season beginning May 31. The Tavern Terrace Beer Garden features a selection of hand-crafted ales and lagers from Staten Island's famed Flagship Brewery, and delectable smoked classics from Corner House BBQ, winner of the People's Choice Award at the KCBS BBQ Cook-off and Uncorked!

The Terrace will be open Friday and Saturday evenings all summer long, featuring live music each Saturday! The Tavern Terrace at Historic Richmond Town is fun for the entire family!

Bring a blanket and have a picnic! Enjoy classic outdoor games and cool down at Egger’s Ice Cream Parlor with a sweet treat!

Campfire
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The National Park Service will host a blazing campfire on the beach that will include an
evening of music and stories. Bring a blanket or beach chair.

Trail Running
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturdays 7-9pm

Free—open to adults, seniors

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

(718)-351-3450

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 @ Seguine Avenue and Johnston Terrace (in Lemon Creek Park)
Jul 20 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord’s encounter with his father the ambitious celestial being Ego. 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 water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Observing: Great Kills
Jul 20 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

One Saturday each month (except in winter), the Staten Island Chapter of the AAA hosts public stargazing in Gateway Great Kills National Park, off Hylan Boulevard on the south shore of Staten Island.

For directions and more information, visit the AAA Great Kills Observing website.

Observing: Lincoln Center
Jul 20 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Observing: Lincoln Center

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 AAA’s Lincoln Center Observing website.

Jul
21
Sun
2019
NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park @ Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)
Jul 21 @ 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.

Archery @ Willowbrook Park
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

NYC Park’s bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing. This program is a beginner’s introduction to the sport of archery. Ages 8 and older. Please note: Participants are chosen via lottery. To register for the lottery, please visit the Urban Park Rangers’ Event Registration page . Registration opens on Wednesday, July 10.

Discover Fort Tompkins
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Explore the little known areas of this historic structure with a park ranger and learn about coastal fortifications and life in the 1800’s. Wear sturdy footwear

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our Adventure Guides are leading free nature-related programs at our nature centers this summer! Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to nature through experiential learning. 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.

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Our Adventure Guides are leading free nature-related programs at our nature centers this summer! Nature Center Adventures connect New Yorkers of all ages to nature through experiential learning. 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.

Force MDs and U.M.C’s with Red Alert / DJ Xcel & DJ Thrilla Hosted by Tariq @ Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The story of Force M.D.s has long been touched by tragedy—four of its original members have suffered early deaths. But for a time in the late 80s and early 90s, the Staten Island-based R&B group swirled doo-wop harmonies with hip-hop beats into hits like “Tender Love,” featured in the seminal hip-hop movie Krush Groove, and “Love is a House,” which hit #1 on the R&B charts. The Force M.Ds—”MD” stands for “Musical Diversity”—would even collaborate with Wu-Tang Clan chieftain Rza on his Bobby Digital solo project with “My Lovin’ Is Digi.” Surviving members Rodney “Khalil” Lundy, Stevie D., and Zieme will be joined by U.M.C’s, a memorable but short-lived duo from the Island whose light-hearted raps stood in stark contrast to the gangsta rap scene dominating NYC during their run in the early 90s. Composed of Haas G (who would later produce Lil’ Kim & 50 Cent’s “Magic Stick”) and Kool Kim, the duo would score hits on the Billboard Rap Single chart with “Blue Cheese” “One To Grow On.” On the 1s and 2s is Kool DJ Red Alert, a cornerstone of early hip-hop and NYC radio mainstay who performed with Afrika Bambataa’s Universal Zulu Nation, helped popularize the “mixtape” format, and helped break Boogie Down Productions’ seminal single “South Bronx.” + CityParks PuppetMobile presents Bessie’s Big Shot at SummerStage Bessie the cow dreams of joining the circus. Come root her on in this free puppet show! Sunday, July 21, 3PM Corporal Thompson Park, SI

Campfire
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The National Park Service will host a blazing campfire on the beach that will include an
evening of music and stories. Bring a blanket or beach chair.

Jul
22
Mon
2019
Sunrise Tai Chi @ H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Tai Chi focuses the mind while training the body — meditation through movement. Once learned, it can be maintained easily as a healthy life-long practice, easily adapted to your abilities and/or limitations. Due to continuous movements, especially shifting body weight from one leg to another, Tai Chi delivers countless benefits, including increased strength, conditioning, balance, coordination, flexibility, stamina, range of motion, bone density, joint lubrication, mind/body connection; and more confidence, peace of mind thru-out the day, improved sleep at night. Note that this is the oldest original Chen-Style Tai Chi, taught by traditional instruction, where each student learns at their own pace and builds up their knowledge bit-by-bit.

Campfire
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The National Park Service will host a blazing campfire on the beach that will include an
evening of music and stories. Bring a blanket or beach chair.

Free Parents & Family Substance Abuse Support Group
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Parents & Family Substance Abuse Support Group

If you know or are living with someone who appears to have a substance
abuse problem, come talk and listen. The goal of this group will be
substance abuse education, referral sources, support family and friends.

Hosted by Christopher’s Reason

Jul
23
Tue
2019
Terriffic Tuesdays at Carousel for All Children @ Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park)
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meet the Early Childhood Educators at the Carousel to enjoy a nature activity and learn about upcoming programs throughout the summer and fall. For 3-5-year-olds.

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project) @ Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container. Please note: this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited. Registration is requested The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

Forest Stewards @ Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)
Jul 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Lend a hand and care for the land during the growing season. Participate in stewardship activities such as invasive species removal, watering plants, woodchipping, and more. Community service credit available. Ages 14+

Campfire
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The National Park Service will host a blazing campfire on the beach that will include an
evening of music and stories. Bring a blanket or beach chair.

Movies Under the Stars: Crazy Rich Asians @ Clove Lakes Park park house (in Clove Lakes Park)
Jul 23 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Crazy Rich Asians follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. And it soon becomes clear that while money can’t buy love, it can definitely complicate things. 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 water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Observing: High Line
Jul 23 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm
Observing: High Line

The AAA began its weekly observing sessions on the High Line on August 25th, 2009. We’ve gone up every week since then, except for a break during the winter months of November through March, and the inevitable cancellations due to overcast skies.

The AAA observes on the High Line, near 14th street, every Tuesday evening, from the beginning of April through the end of October.

For more information, visit AAA’s High Line Observing site.

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Local Organics Recovery: Baker Square @ Intersection of Hyatt & Stuyvesant
Jul 24 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am

We host neighborhood organics drop-off sites and compost the material locally at sites managed by NYC Compost Project staff. Our drop-off sites located at greenmarkets, major public transit stations, public libraries, and other popular locations let residents recycle their waste conveniently.

Learn what to drop off here:
http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dsny/recycling-and-garbage/residents/what-food-waste-to-drop-off.page

Greenbelt on the Go: Adult Hikes @ Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a leisurely hike through our different parks. Enjoy the picturesque views of each park as we point out a few of the unique features that make each park special. The pace of the hike will be determined by the pace of the group. *Various locations: Call or email for meetup locations . Schedule: July 10: Mount Loretto Unique Area (Beach Side) Meet in Kenny Road lot. July 17: Von Briesen Park. Meet in the lot off Bay Street and School Road. July 24: Blue Heron Park, Meet at Blue Heron Nature Center Poillon Avenue off Hylan Blvd. July 31: Mount Loretto Unique Area (Forest Side), Meet in Kenny Road lot. August 7: Acme Pond, Meet at the intersection of Eylandt Street and Chisholm Street.

Discover Fort Tompkins
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Explore the little known areas of this historic structure with a park ranger and learn about coastal fortifications and life in the 1800’s. Wear sturdy footwear