Jul
20
Fri
2018
Observing: Lincoln Center
Jul 20 @ 8:30 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/

Jul
21
Sat
2018
National Junk Food Day
Jul 21 all-day
National Junk Food Day

Happy Junk Food Day!

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Stapleton City Harvest Mobile Market
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Beach Volleyball
Jul 21 @ 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.

Memoir Writing Workshop
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

A memoir writing workshop for adults of all ages.

Tap into your memories and experiences. Enrich your life and the lives of those around you by sharing them in a supportive environment.

There is no registration required for these FREE workshops! You may drop-in whenever you like. They take place on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month.

718.442.8560.

Fort Wadsworth Top to Bottom Tour
Jul 21 @ 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.

Meditation Class Tibetan Museum
Jul 21 @ 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

Capturing Change Photography Tour
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join a small group of photographers and document Freshkills Park’s transformation from landfill to 2,200-acre park. This guided van tour is an opportunity to see and photograph the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public. Transportation between the Park and the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in St. George can be provided. Capturing Change tours are free but pre-registration is required.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/capturing-change-photography-tour-tickets-43673631006

Tai Chi class
Jul 21 @ 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

CityParks SummerStage: Las Cafeteras / M.A.K.U. SoundSystem / iBomba (DJs Ushka and Beto) at 5pm with Voices of A People’s History and “The Big Good Wolf” pre-show presented by CityParks PuppetMobile
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Los Angeles’s Las Cafeteras began out of an attempt to remix Afro-Mexican music. The group has since evolved into a six-piece group, where its members imbue social consciousness within their twist on traditional roots songs. After sharing stages with the likes of Café Tacvba, they’ll be joined by the Colombian luminaries M.A.K.U. SoundSystem and the wide-ranging stylings of the DJ duo iBomba.

featuring pre show Voices of A People’s History Workshop and The Big Good Wolfperformance from the CityParks PuppetMobile, 4pm.

Free (and in association with La Isla Bonita Summer Festival) 

Introductory Tai Chi Class
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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

Observing: Great Kills @ Great Kills National Park
Jul 21 @ 7:30 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 more information, visit: http://www.aaa.org/observing/great-kills-staten-island/

Mystery After Dark Tours
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 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 lit only by candlelight. Dare to explore every inch of houses hundreds of years old.
What… or who… will you find?

Tours leave from Historical Museum

$10 per person
Tickets available in the historical museum
Wednesday – Saturday
Twilight Tour 8pm
13+ Recommended
Dread of Night Tour – 9 & 10pm

For more information and group reservations:
718-351-1611 ext. 266
melissa@hrtown.nyc

Movies Under the Stars: Mrs. Doubtfire
Jul 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Mrs. Doubtfire

When unemployed dad Robin Williams loses custody of his three children, he transforms himself into an elderly British nanny so he can spend more time with them. As “Mrs. Doubtfire” Robin Williams becomes the perfect mate – until his ex-wife finds out.

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!

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Jul 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

An ex-stormtrooper, a scrappy desert dweller and a droid companion embark on a journey that brings them face-to-face with heroes from the past, who are now battling a fascist regime called the First Order.

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!

Movies Under the Stars: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? @ The Meadow at Cedar Grove Park Accessible Cedar Grove Avenue and Cedar Grove Court Staten Island
Jul 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

A has-been child actor torments her disabled sister, while scheming to resurrect her own career when she was known as the talented “Baby Jane.”

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: Lincoln Center
Jul 21 @ 8:30 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/

Jul
22
Sun
2018
National Hammock Day
Jul 22 all-day
National Hammock Day

Happy Hammock Day!

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Open Run: Conference House Park
Jul 22 @ 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

Family Sundays at Mont Sec House
Jul 22 @ 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.

Give My Regards to Broadway
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for an original evening featuring medley’s from your favorite Broadway Shows. This all-singing, all-dancing evening will feature all of your broadway favorites including Wicked, Bye Bye Birdie, A Chorus Line, Phantom of the Opera and MANY more!

July 13th and 20th at 8:00 PM

July 14th and 21st at 8:00 PM

July 15th and 22nd at 2:00 PM
July 19th at 8:00 PM

July 21st at 2:00 PM

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

The Little Victory Theatre
4089 Victory Boulevard. Staten Island, NY 10314
http://www.littlevictorytheatre.com

Goat Talks
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fort Wadsworth Overlook
July and August, Wednesday and Sunday 3PM
On August 26, meet at noon

Meet at the overlook for a walk down to Battery Weed where we will feed the goats. All ages are welcome but children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Inclement weather will cancel the program. Call 718-354-4655 for info

Kayak Tour
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Kayak through Freshkills Park and enjoy a two mile round-trip excursion along the tidal waterways. This kayak tour is an opportunity to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.

These tours take place in a remote location that is not accessible by bicycle or public transportation. Kayaks, life vests, and brief safety training will be provided. Ages 16+.

Registration for this tour opens Sunday July 8 at 10:00 a.m.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kayak-tour-tickets-43716651682

CityParks SummerStage: Ginuwine / DJ Stacks / Pink Diamonds Step Team
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

It’s hard to imagine the R&B explosion of the 1990s without Ginuwine. The bonafide crooner, actor, and hitmaker is responsible for the likes of one of the most sultry songs of all time, “Pony.” He’s joined by Staten Island’s own The Ladies of Pink Diamonds and DJ Stacks, the Staten Island-born DJ, who has made a name for himself through weekly residencies at Tao & 1oak. 



Free 

Jul
23
Mon
2018
National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
Jul 23 all-day

Happy Vanilla Ice Cream Day!

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Free 8 Week Anger Management Class
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Expectant Parents Group
Jul 23 @ 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.

Free Parents & Family Substance Abuse Support Group
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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
24
Tue
2018
National Tequila Day
Jul 24 all-day

Happy Tequila Day!

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Expectant Parents Group
Jul 24 @ 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.

Open Run: Silver Lake Park
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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:
Tuesdays @ 7 p.m.
DISTANCE:
3.1 m (5k)
WHERE TO MEET:
At the lake bridge, down the hill from the intersection of Victory Blvd. and Eddy St.

Open Run: Silver Lake Park
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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:
Tuesdays @ 7 p.m.
DISTANCE:
3.1 m (5k)
WHERE TO MEET:
At the lake bridge, down the hill from the intersection of Victory Blvd. and Eddy St.

Observing: Riverdale @ West 235th Street & Johnson Avenue
Jul 24 @ 7:45 pm – 10:30 pm

The Amateur Astronomers Association holds observing sessions in the Bronx when the Moon is in the evening sky.  We observe on the fourth Tuesday of every month from April through October.  (For information about the Moon’s phases, please click here.)

We meet on the northwest corner of West 235th Street and Johnson Avenue.  This location is easily accessible via the Bx10 and Bx20 buses.  If traveling by subway, take the No. 1 train to West 231st Street and transfer to the bus.  Get off the bus at West 235th Street and walk two blocks east to Johnson Avenue.

Observing begins one-half hour after sunset.  We encourage anyone wishing to bring a telescope or binoculars to do so.  If you’d like to participate, please contact John Benfatti ahead of time and let him know you’ll  be coming.

For more information, visit: http://www.aaa.org/observing/riverdale-bronx/

Observing: High Line
Jul 24 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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: http://www.aaa.org/observing/high-line/

Observing: High Line
Jul 24 @ 8:30 pm – 10:45 pm

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: http://www.aaa.org/observing/high-line/

Jul
25
Wed
2018
National Merry-Go-Round Day
Jul 25 all-day
National Merry-Go-Round Day

Happy Merry-Go-Round Day!

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Local Organics Recovery: Baker Square @ Intersection of Hyatt & Stuyvesant
Jul 25 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Local Organics Recovery: Baker Square @ Intersection of Hyatt & Stuyvesant

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

Arts, Culture & Fun: Collage at the H. H. Biddle House @ H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

For beginners and non-beginners, create collages from unique and interesting materials. Experiment with different papers, techniques and ideas to create spirited and innovative collages while learning about color, composition, texture, shape and execution. Develop your own personal style and get inspired from viewing works from modern masters: Pablo Picasso, Kurt Schwitters, Hannah Hoch, Henri Matisse, Jane Frank and more. Materials will be provided. Please note: Space is limited, pre-registration is required. To register, please email francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov .

Goat Talks
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fort Wadsworth Overlook
July and August, Wednesday and Sunday 3PM
On August 26, meet at noon

Meet at the overlook for a walk down to Battery Weed where we will feed the goats. All ages are welcome but children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Inclement weather will cancel the program. Call 718-354-4655 for info

Staten Island Children’s Museum: Boogie Woogie Wednesdays
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Each Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in July, the Staten Island Children’s Museum is open for free.  Explore exhibits for two hours and then enjoy a dance program. Dancers demonstrate a specific cultural dance and invite guests to learn new moves! Boogie Woogie Wednesday is supported by the Staten Island Delegation of the NYC Council and Dunkin Donuts.

July 11 Irish Step Dance
July 18 Russian Traditional
July 25 African Dance

Staten Island Children’s Museum
Free

Cruise Nights at Historic Richmond Town!
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Cruise Nights return to Historic Richmond Town on Wednesday’s beginning June 20th at 5:30 pm. Vehicles older than 20 years are welcome to park within the village, and must enter at Center Street at St. Patrick’s Place. Newer cars can gather in the main lot on Clarke Avenue. What’s new this time around? How about Egger’s Homemade Ice Cream Parlor, which stays open until 10:00 PM. Cars & Cones! Food truck will be on site as well.

Weekly Evening Hike
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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 

Expectant Parents Group
Jul 25 @ 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.

Mystery After Dark Tours
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 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 lit only by candlelight. Dare to explore every inch of houses hundreds of years old.
What… or who… will you find?

Tours leave from Historical Museum

$10 per person
Tickets available in the historical museum
Wednesday – Saturday
Twilight Tour 8pm
13+ Recommended
Dread of Night Tour – 9 & 10pm

For more information and group reservations:
718-351-1611 ext. 266
melissa@hrtown.nyc

Jul
26
Thu
2018
National Aunts’ & Uncles’ Day
Jul 26 all-day
National Aunts' & Uncles' Day

Happy Aunts’ & Uncles’ Day!

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Expectant Parents Group
Jul 26 @ 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.

Summer Nights: Art of Cocktails
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, July 26, 7-9 p.m.
$35/$30 members
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
Greetings from Staten Island! Guests 21 and over are invited to craft their own cocktails with the expert guidance of Staten Island’s Best Bartender, Danny Ippolito, owner of Bin 5 in Rosebank. Get your staycation on as we explore Ippolito’s carefully curated menu of artisan cocktails while Museum Archivist Gabriella Leone presents photographs and stories from the collection showcasing Staten Island’s unique history as a popular retreat destination during the turn of the 20th century up through midcentury. Each of the three featured drinks will be fashioned out of fresh ingredients (all provided) and skillfully crafted by Ippolito while guests observe and then make their own. Registration recommended. To register visit the Event page at StatenIslandMuseum.org. Supported in part by Richmond County Savings Foundation

Sunset Summer Concert Series: 8 Track & JD and the All Stars
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm