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Aug
26
Mon
2019
Makerspace Summer Camp 2019 AUG 26-30 Levitation Camp @ Futureworks Makerspace
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm
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Makerspace Summer Camp 2019 Spy Camp

Session One: AUG 26-30

Levitation

Students explore electromagnetism and build projects such as maglev trains, electromagnetic motors, as well as explore other means of levitation such as air powered hoverboards, and more.

for rising 3-6th graders: Students will be grouped by age and make projects appropriate to their age level

Price Per Week: Full week camp Monday through Friday 9-4pm $600

Price Per Day: One day pass 9-4pm $150

Full week price includes all materials including take home motors, microcontrollers, hardware, and electronics, as well as a camp t-shirt (they get to silkscreen it themselves of course!) and pizza party lunch on Friday.

Project Based Learning
Engineering
Design
Electronics
Prototyping
Building
Real-life applications

Join us for an exciting week of hands-on building, inventing, and engineering! 2019 summer camp programs for age 6-16 offer young people a chance to learn both high tech and old school engineering, design, and fabrication using a variety of tools and equipment.

Did you know? Top engineering colleges like MIT accept Maker portfolios as part of the admissions process? Start building yours this summer!
Materials

All materials provided. Full week camp price includes all materials including take home motors, microcontrollers, hardware, and electronics, as well as a camp t-shirt (they get to silkscreen it themselves of course!) and pizza party at lunch Friday.

Refunds/Cancellations

Class size is limited to 12 students per session. We reserve the right to cancel a session if we do not have a minimum amount of students. If we cancel, we will refund you in full and notify you.

You may cancel and get a full refund up to five days before the class. After that, refunds are contingent on us being able to fill your seat. Under no circumstances do we offer refunds to individuals who cancel on the same day. This ruins the party for everyone.

If you have any questions please call (718) 273-3951 or email allison@makerspace.nyc
After you register, please send an email to allison@makerspace.nyc with the age of your child and the date(s) for your day pass, if applicable.

Directions:
Car: there is free parking on site
Subway: R train is four blocks away, you can walk over to ride the free shuttle to us
Ferry: from Manhattan and Brooklyn stops right outside our building

https://www.facebook.com/events/1517633898370364/

Aug
27
Tue
2019
National Just Because Day
Aug 27 all-day
Aug
28
Wed
2019
Local Organics Recovery: Baker Square @ Intersection of Hyatt & Stuyvesant
Aug 28 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
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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

Discover Fort Tompkins
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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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

First Steps to Staring a Business, Staten Island, 08/28/19 @ The St. George Library - 5 Central Ave
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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For details, link here: https://firstaug.eventbrite.com

Bird and Nature Walk: Great Kills Park @ Great Kills Park
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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FREE/Donations Welcome

Participants continue the watch for shorebirds and other migrants on this guided walk. Meet at the north end (toward Oakwood) of the large parking lot. Bring sunscreen and something to drink. It will be hot!

Walk is timed for outgoing tide.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2205025309605178/

Boogie Boogie Wednesday: Broadway Style
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Free admission begins at 5:00 pm! Come and learn Broadway Style Dance with choreographer, dancer and artist Walter Rutledge

Boogie Woogie Wednesdays
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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The fun continues with Boogie Woogie Wednesdays dance performances and free admission to the Museum from 5:00 – 8:00 pm on Wednesdays in August.

Weekly Evening Hike
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Join us for a group hike where we may spot signs of spring at last! We typically cover five miles. Dress for the weather and terrain. Arrive a few minutes early along with your sense of adventure 

Ocean Breeze Twilight Runs
Aug 28 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
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Join us every Wednesday throughout the summer:
July 10th – Patriotic Theme Night
July 17th – Country Theme Night
July 24th – Neon Dress Theme Night
July 31st – Camouflage Theme Night
August 7th – Pajama Theme Night
August 14th – 80’s Theme Night
August 21st – Crazy Hat Theme Night
August 28th – Costume Theme Night

This free event features a two-mile fast & flat course on the scenic Midland Beach Promenade. The Twilight Runs are designed for runners of all levels & everyone is welcome to participate. Registration 6:15pm – 6:45pm. Runs start at 7pm! Timing will be limited to 30min.

Contact Number
(718) 351-7923

Contact Email
vincent.stasi@nyc.parks.gov

Campfire
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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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.

Campfire Great Kills Beach Staten Island
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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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.

Cinema Sotto Le Stelle
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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Join Us For Our Annual Wednesday Night Outdoor Italian Film Festival

Screenings begin at 8:00 pm (near sunset)

– Bring a Lawn Chair 
– Snack Bar Available
– Admission is Free but donations are welcomed & appreciated
– Please park across the street at Notre Dame Academy Elementary School

FILMS WILL ONLY BE SHOWN WEATHER PERMITTING.
CALL AHEAD IF IN DOUBT.

Click here to see the full list of films to be featured this summer

Movies Under the Stars: Captain Marvel
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 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!

Aug
29
Thu
2019
National Chop Suey Day
Aug 29 all-day
Discover Fort Tompkins
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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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

Campfire
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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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.

Campfire Great Kills Beach Staten Island
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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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.

Summer Concert: Black Ties, & Joan Caddell & the Midnight Choir @ Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Borough President James S. Oddo presents the 2019 Summer Concert Series!

Featuring
7 p.m.: Black Ties
8 p.m.: Joan Caddell & the Midnight Choir

Borough Hall staffers will be collecting school supplies as part of a partnership with The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation. Donations of brand new children’s backpacks, folders, crayons, markers, non-toxic glue sticks, notebooks, #2 pencils, construction paper, and other new school supplies will be accepted.

Join us for our weekly Thursday night concert series highlighting our great local talent as the sun sets in our beautiful Staten Island parks.

*Please note that shows will be cancelled in the event of extreme weather. For more information on concert cancellations or postponements, please call 718-816-2133.

https://www.facebook.com/events/365380311045960/

Fort Wadsworth Lantern Tours @ Gateway National Recreation Area
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
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Ever wondered what the inside of a Civil War era fort looks like at night? Kick off the summer by taking a tour of Fort Wadsworth’s coastal fortifications from a different perspective. Sign up for our weekly lantern tours and join the park rangers as they guide you through the shadows and tunnels of Fort Tompkins. Meets at the Visitor Center every week (except July 4) at 8pm. Please bring sturdy walking shoes and a flashlight. Like all events at Fort Wadsworth the tour is free of charge. However, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Please leave your name, number of attendees, and contact information with the Visitor Center (718-354-4500). Weather permitting. Call ahead in case of inclement weather.

https://www.facebook.com/events/518136305392757/?event_time_id=518136335392754

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars Attack of the Clones @ Wolfe's Pond Park
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
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Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Ten years after the The Phantom Menace, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of planets threaten to secede from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is made on Senator Padmé Amidala, the former Queen of Naboo, twenty-year-old Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker is assigned to protect her. In the course of his mission, Anakin discovers his love for Padmé , and Obi-Wan Kenobi are drawn into the heart of the Separatist movement and the beginning of the Clone Wars. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 8:00 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 permitted, but not glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Aug
30
Fri
2019
National Toasted Marshmallow Day
Aug 30 all-day
Adult Reading Practice Group
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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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
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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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

Kidz Cook
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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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
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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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
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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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!

Adult Cooking Classes: Perfect Baking Without Flour
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Campfire
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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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.

Campfire Great Kills Beach Staten Island
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spread the love

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.

Observing: Lincoln Center NYC
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Observing: Lincoln Center NYC
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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.

Aug
31
Sat
2019
National Trail Mix Day
Aug 31 all-day
International Overdose Awareness day
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Join us at one of our three locations (Delco Drugs, Super Health Pharmacy or Hylan Medicine Cabinet) on August 31st from 10 am-12 pm for free community resources and Narcan trainings in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day!

https://www.facebook.com/events/478711842962445/

Discover Fort Tompkins
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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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

District Con @ Edgewater Hall
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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District Con is the convention to beat all conventions. It’s an interactive creative space for all artists, illustrators, paintings, etc to come together and share their knowledge with people who what to learn to how to do it. This is also a space for artists appreciation as well. So if you’re just a fan who appreciates great art, great food, great vibes and amazing attractions. This is the event for you. This event was brought to you by Divided District Studios, the future of comics and illustration. We look forward to seeing you all there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/542249192968102/

Luscious Tropical Plants: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Experience Snug Harbor’s gardens in a whole new way this summer! Choose your own adventure: a tour, a workshop, or a tour + workshop combo.

See how Snug Harbor horticulturists prepare for the following seasons by collecting seeds and cuttings from the Tropical Border at the Luscious Tropical Plants Workshop. Learn about propagation through seeds and cuttings, and come home with specimens taken directly from Snug Harbor’s lush gardens.

Excited to learn more? Get here early for the Snug Harbor Garden Tour: Tropical Border from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM!

BUY TICKETS HERE: https://snugharbor.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S1H00000Se01gUAB
Workshops begin at 3:30 PM
Meet at Visitor Information Booth
Workshop General Admission: $40

Come back each month for a different workshop experience:
Planting Perfect Perennials Workshop: June 8, 22
Tiny Gardens: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop: July 6, 20
Luscious Tropical Plants: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop: August 3, 17, 31
Growing Lotus Flowers: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop: September 14, 28

BONUS: Take a Snug Harbor Garden Tour or Heritage Farm Tour, and get a coupon good for $2 off general admission to the Staten Island Museum through Sept 29, 2019 (special events excluded).

Saturday Zoofaris
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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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#

Snug Harbor Art & Architecture Tour @ Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
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Rediscover Snug Harbor on a summer tour!

On the Art & Architecture Tour, hear the fascinating stories behind the architecture that put the former Sailors’ Snug Harbor on the map. Learn about the people responsible for 28 historic buildings dating from 1833, including six of the first New York City Landmarks and one of the finest collections of Greek Revival architecture. Visit Snug Harbor’s Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art and learn how Snug Harbor continues its role as a major art destination on Staten Island.

Art & Architecture Tours Available: June 8, 22 | July 6, 20 | August 3, 17, 31 | September 14, 28

BUY TICKETS HERE: https://snugharbor.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S1H00000SdwlZUAR
Tours begin at 11:00 AM
Meet at Visitor Information Booth
General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9

https://www.facebook.com/events/325214871738416/?event_time_id=325214891738414

The 40th Annual Richmond County Fair @ Historic Richmond Town
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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As Staten Island’s only County Fair, the grounds of Historic Richmond Town will host one of the biggest, longest running and well-attended festivals in the county – all while supporting local businesses and authentic Staten Island staples!

WHAT IS THERE TO DO?
The Richmond County Fair combines classic fairground favorites, such as carnival rides, games of chance and delicious fair food with a 3-Day, 3-Stage music festival. Over 100 vendors will line the streets selling anything from antique cameras to airbrush t-shirts. Games and contests take place throughout the weekend, challenging kids and adults alike to three-legged races,and pie-eating! Additional offerings include pony rides, obstacle courses, historic trades demonstrations, bouncy houses and more!

WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR?
This year, as we celebrate its 40th anniversary, we will be expanding our offerings to reflect Staten Island’s rich and diverse culture. We will be featuring favorite local eating establishments such as Corner House BBQ and Flagship Brewery. Makerpark Radio and We Just Workin’ will be hosting their own music stages. A section of the fair will be deemed the “Staten Island Culture Crawl” and will feature local cultural institutions, artists, musicians, live art demonstrations, grafitti art and more! Also in an effort of inclusivity, we’ve significantly lowered the admission price. We are inviting all of Staten Island to take part in a geographical celebration that authentically represents the island we all know and love.

https://www.facebook.com/events/374360416831280/?event_time_id=374360423497946

Art in the Park: Build a Birdhouse
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Assemble and decorate a home for birds! We will use tools such as a hammer and nails. Best for ages 8 and up.

Create with us! Please RSVP to each individual date that you plan to attend by calling 718-605-3970 x201.

Snug Harbor Garden Tour: Tropical Border @ Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Experience Snug Harbor’s gardens in a whole new way this summer! Choose your own adventure: a tour, a workshop, or a tour + workshop combo.

On the Tropical Border Tour, explore the Tropical Border, a stunning path lined with colorful and exotic plants like banana trees, hibiscus, monkey puzzle trees, and more!

Excited to learn more? Stick around for the Luscious Tropical Plants Workshop from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM!

Come back each month for a different garden experience:
White Garden and Perennial Garden Tour: June 8, 22
Snug Harbor Garden Tour: Perennial Garden & Glass House: July 6, 20
Snug Harbor Garden Tour: Tropical Border: August 3, 17, 31
Snug Harbor Garden Tour: New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden: September 14, 28

BUY TICKETS HERE: https://snugharbor.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S1H00000Se01gUAB
Tours begin at 2:00 PM
Meet at Visitor Information Booth
General admission: $10
Student/Senior/Snug Harbor Member: $9

BONUS: Take a Snug Harbor Garden Tour or Heritage Farm Tour, and get a coupon good for $2 off general admission to the Staten Island Museum through Sept 29, 2019 (special events excluded).

https://www.facebook.com/events/374991320039917/?event_time_id=374991330039916

Luscious Tropical Plants: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop @ Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
Aug 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Spread the love

Experience Snug Harbor’s gardens in a whole new way this summer! Choose your own adventure: a tour, a workshop, or a tour + workshop combo.

See how Snug Harbor horticulturists prepare for the following seasons by collecting seeds and cuttings from the Tropical Border at the Luscious Tropical Plants Workshop. Learn about propagation through seeds and cuttings, and come home with specimens taken directly from Snug Harbor’s lush gardens.

Excited to learn more? Get here early for the Snug Harbor Garden Tour: Tropical Border from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM!

BUY TICKETS HERE: https://snugharbor.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S1H00000Se01gUAB
Workshops begin at 3:30 PM
Meet at Visitor Information Booth
Workshop General Admission: $40

Come back each month for a different workshop experience:
Planting Perfect Perennials Workshop: June 8, 22
Tiny Gardens: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop: July 6, 20
Luscious Tropical Plants: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop: August 3, 17, 31
Growing Lotus Flowers: Snug Harbor Garden Workshop: September 14, 28

BONUS: Take a Snug Harbor Garden Tour or Heritage Farm Tour, and get a coupon good for $2 off general admission to the Staten Island Museum through Sept 29, 2019 (special events excluded).

https://www.facebook.com/events/458051784986416/?event_time_id=458051791653082

Tai Chi class
Aug 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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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
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Spread the love

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
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spread the love

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.

Campfire Great Kills Beach Staten Island
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spread the love

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
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Saturdays 7-9pm

Free—open to adults, seniors

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

(718)-351-3450

Observing: Lincoln Center NYC
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Observing: Lincoln Center NYC
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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.

Sep
1
Sun
2019
National Chicken Boy Day
Sep 1 all-day