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Jul
11
Thu
2019
Shape Up NYC: Zumba @ Boardwalk (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)
Jul 11 @ 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.

Willowbrook Park – Forest Restoration @ Archery Field Parking Lot (in Willowbrook Park)
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team for Invasive Species Awareness Week! 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 light long-sleeved layers. 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.

Discover Fort Tompkins
Jul 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 11 @ 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.

It’s My Park at Westerleigh Park @ Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Campfire Great Kills Beach Staten Island
Jul 11 @ 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.

Film Screening: Loyalty & Rebellion @ The Conference House (in Conference House Park)
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Please join award-winning filmmaker James Verdi, as his documentary film Loyalty & Rebellion, exploring the American Revolutionary War on Staten Island, makes its Conference House debut. The film examines the island’s strategic significance during the NY Campaign and the drastic effects the war had on island life. After the film, there will be a Q&A with the director.

Evening Lantern Tour of Fort Tompkins @ Visitor Center Fort Wadsworth
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Explore historic Fort Wadsworth with a ranger at night. Bring a flashlight and wear sturdy walking shoes.

Reservations required!
Call 718-338-3799 to reserve a spot!

This event occurs every Thursday from June 27 – August 29 from 8:00 – 9:30 pm at Ford Wadsworth.

Jul
12
Fri
2019
Adult Reading Practice Group
Jul 12 @ 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.

Discover Fort Tompkins
Jul 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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
Jul 12 @ 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.

Kidz Cook Staten Island Childrens Museum
Jul 12 @ 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.

Kayak Staten Island @ Page Avenue Beach
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Conference House Park! Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle. Launch help and paddling tips are given by experienced kayakers at the shore and on the water. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet. Children aged 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. High winds or lighting cancels the event.

Family Camping: Staten Island @ Wolfe's Pond Park
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 13 @ 7:00 am

Join us for free overnight camping at Wolfe’s Pond Park at Staten Island’s south shore. We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family. Please note: Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your family into the lottery, please visit the Urban Park Rangers’ Event Registration page . Registration opens on Wednesday, July 3

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series
Jul 12 @ 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 Great Kills Beach Staten Island
Jul 12 @ 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.

Singin’ in the Rain
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tap your toes and sing along in this splashy adaptation of the celebrated and beloved film!

In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item but, behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina’s squeaky voice might be the end of her career in “talking pictures” without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her.

TICKETS:

General Admission: $25.00
Students/ Seniors/ Military: $22.00
Thursday Evenings: $15.00

TO RESERVE TICKETS:

E-mail:
littlevictory16@gmail.com

Or call:
(718) 524 -8467

Movies Under the Stars: Venom @ Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park)
Jul 12 @ 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. A journalist becomes the host of an alien symbiote and acquires superhuman abilities – alongside a malevolent and unpredictable alter-ego while investigating the true nature of the secretive experiments conducted by the Life Foundation. 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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.

Stargazing @Brooklyn Bridge Park @ Brooklyn Bridge Park
Jul 12 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for stargazing at the waterfront on Pier 1 – see the planets and stars through our hi-power telescopes

Jul
13
Sat
2019
It’s My Park at Silver Lake Park @ Eddy Street and Victory Boulevard (in Silver Lake Park)
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Silver Lake Park Conservancy as they clean and beautify Silver Lake Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

It’s My Park at New Dorp Beach @ Wavecrest Street and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park)
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

In honor of City of Water Day, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. by removing garbage and debris along the shoreline of New Dorp Beach. Community service certified and all supplies provided. We look forward to cleaning up the beach with you!

It’s My Park at Westerleigh Park @ Westerleigh Park Gazebo (in Westerleigh Park)
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Shape Up NYC: Zumba @ Boardwalk (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)
Jul 13 @ 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.

Gardening and Beach Cleanup @ Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)
Jul 13 @ 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!

Gentle Flow Yoga @ Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The lawn of Clear Comfort is the perfect serene environment for yoga this summer. Please bring a yoga mat, water, and a towel. Classes meet on June 8, June 22, July 13, June 27, August 10, and August 24. All sessions start at 10:00 a.m. Led by Be Yoga & Dance in partnership with Shape Up NYC .

Saturday Morning Walks
Jul 13 @ 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.

Geek Out at Snug Harbor
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

In collaboration with Divided District, Geek Out at Snug Harbor will bring anime, comic books and all things geeky to the Staten Island community and create a unique outlook and dialogue on geek culture from diverse perspectives. The goal of this event is to bridge the gap between the Muslim and non-Muslim communities with the common obsessions in the geek world, thus creating a stronger Staten Island community.  All are invited to experience Geek Out at Snug Harbor which will include video games, artwork from local and professional artists, performances, how-to workshops, panels, cosplay meet-ups and so much more.

WHERE: Gazebo Lawn and Building K

General admission: $30 – Early Bird (March 8, 2019 to April 30, 2019)
$40 – Regular Ticket Price (May 1st to July 13th)
Student/Senior: $5 off ticket prices for both early bird and regular ticket prices
Snug Harbor Member: $5 off ticket prices for both early bird and regular ticket prices

BUY TICKETS HERE

Rain Date: Saturday July 20th, 2019

Discover Fort Tompkins
Jul 13 @ 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

History & Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Rediscover Snug Harbor on a summer tour!

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.

History & Mysteries Tours Available: June 1, 15, 29 | July 13, 27 | August 10, 24 | September 7, 21

BUY TICKETS HERE

General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9

Tours begin at 11:00 AM
Meet at Visitor Information Booth

Saturday Zoofaris
Jul 13 @ 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#

Island Festival
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Get ready to celebrate islands and archipelagos around the world, including Staten Island. Learn what makes island animals unique, along with how you can help keep these islands, and the water that surrounds them, healthy. Keeper talks will feature our animals from Australia, Aruba, Madagascar, and more…

Lighthouses & the Fresnel Lens
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Visitors will learn about the Fresnel lens, first used in the 1800s to focus the beam of light in a lighthouse. Then they will conduct magnifying experiments with a lens as this month’s programs explore maritime history.

Lighthouses & the Fresnel Lens
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Visitors will learn about the Fresnel lens, first used in the 1800s to focus the beam of light in a lighthouse. Then they will conduct magnifying experiments with a lens as this month’s programs explore maritime history.

Alien Invaders Clay Pit Ponds Reserve Staten Island
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Have you ever heard the term, “invasive species?” Learn what that means, learn about those present in our Park, and help to remove them in honor of New York State Invasive Species Awareness Week. Best for ages 5 and up. Please RSVP.

To book a private program, RSVP, or for other questions, please contact Emily Becker, Environmental Educator (718)605-3970 x201
Emily.becker@parks.ny.gov

Family Art Workshop: Tree Ring Print
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Capture the history of a tree using printmaking. In this workshop participants will apply ink to
reclaimed cross-sections of logs, highlighting the growth rings of a tree and creating unique
tree-inspired prints.
This event is free with Museum Admission but registration is required as space is limited. To register, click here.

Supported in part by Richmond County Savings Foundation. 

Meditation on the Lawn at Clear Comfort @ Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Alice Austen House and Be Yoga & Dance this summer for free meditation sessions on the lawn. Please bring a yoga mat, water, and a towel. Sessions take place on June 29, July 13, and August 3. All sessions start at 1:00 p.m.

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project) @ Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)
Jul 13 @ 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

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Jul 13 @ 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.

Opening Reception “Healing Garden: An Exhibition”
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“Healing Garden: An Exhibition” explores living-memory of a botanical garden located within isolated megacity proximity. It features artist contributions examining the dynamics of urban sustainability and its metaphoric relationship to the human condition. This group exhibition features the work of Remedies Universe (Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikko) and Aukea Collective (Eveliina Hämäläinen & Petri Saarikko), international artists based in Helsinki, Finland and The Concern (Orvokki Crosby) contributing with thematic publications during the opening.

$5 Gallery Admission | $4 Students/Seniors/Members
Free for students grades 6-12 with student ID

This exhibit will be on display from July 13th until September 29th at 5pm.

Opening Reception “Healing Garden: An Exhibition”
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“Healing Garden: An Exhibition” explores living-memory of a botanical garden located within isolated megacity proximity. It features artist contributions examining the dynamics of urban sustainability and its metaphoric relationship to the human condition. This group exhibition features the work of Remedies Universe (Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikko) and Aukea Collective (Eveliina Hämäläinen & Petri Saarikko), international artists based in Helsinki, Finland and The Concern (Orvokki Crosby) contributing with thematic publications during the opening.

$5 Gallery Admission | $4 Students/Seniors/Members
Free for students grades 6-12 with student ID

This exhibit will be on display from July 13th until September 29th at 5pm.

Singin’ in the Rain
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Tap your toes and sing along in this splashy adaptation of the celebrated and beloved film!

In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item but, behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina’s squeaky voice might be the end of her career in “talking pictures” without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her.

TICKETS:

General Admission: $25.00
Students/ Seniors/ Military: $22.00
Thursday Evenings: $15.00

TO RESERVE TICKETS:

E-mail:
littlevictory16@gmail.com

Or call:
(718) 524 -8467

Snug Harbor Heritage Farm Tour: Fruits and Vegetables Tour
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Learn about over one hundred varieties of fruits growing at the Heritage Farm! We'll tour the nightshade rows, the tunnel, and the perennial fruit bramble and orchard. 

Excited to learn more? Stick around for the Let Us Feast Workshop from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM!

Come back each month for a different Heritage Farm experience: 
Spring Has Sprung Tour: June 1, 15, 29
Fruits and Vegetables Tour: July 13, 27
Fall Crops and Cover Crops Tour: August 10, 24
Winter Crops and Putting Your Garden to Bed Tour: September 7, 21

Buy tickets here

Tours begin at 2:00PM. 
Meet at Visitor Information Booth 
General Admission: $10 
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9

Vibrational Sound Meditation Tibetan Museum
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Tibetan singing bowls, gongs chimes and other vibrational sound instruments will be used to bring you into a meditative state, where its affects are experienced mentally, physically and spiritually.

Sound has been used as a healing tool for centuries and is also regularly utilized by alternative health care centers as an adjunct to traditional western treatment modalities, for the alleviation of stress, depression and pain.

Nancy Figueroa-Galarza is a Vibrational Sound Therapy & Reiki Practitioner, certified by the Vibrational Sound Association. She is also a member of the International Association of Reiki Practitioner and the Reiki Healing Association. Nancy has her business known as Nancy’s Vibrational Healing Sounds in Staten Island and has been a resident here for 24 years.

She is passionate about bringing health and wellness using sound and vibration (also known as Sound Healing) to all.

Buy tickets here.

Movie Night Under the Stars
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for an outdoor movie under the stars at the Islamic Center of Staten Island along with a community BBQ!
Movie: Zootopia
Ticket Fee:
AGES 2+
$5 Online per person
$7 At the door per person

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