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What to do on Staten Island NYC Memorial Day Weekend 2019

Free General Public Ship Tours – Day 4 FLEET WEEK NYC @ Fleet Week New York 

May 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Location: Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn (in the Redhook Community) and Homeport Pier in Staten Island

Ship tours will be held on Brooklyn Cruise Terminal (Brooklyn) (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.); and Homeport Pier (Staten Island) (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.). Events are free and open to the public. As a reminder, ship tours will be closed on Pier 88 (Manhattan) today!

#FleetWeekNYC #USNavy #USMC #USCoastGuard #Sailors #Marines #Coastie #NYC #NewYork #BigApple #ILoveNYC #LoveNY

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NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park @ Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) 

May 26 @ 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.

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park @ Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park) 

May 26 @ 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.

Free General Public Ship Tours (Pier 86) – Day 4 FLEET WEEK @ Fleet Week New York 

May 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: Pier 86 in Manhattan (Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum). Use side entrance for free and open to the public ship tours … tours are not affiliated with the museum admission!

#FleetWeekNYC #USNavy #USMC #USCoastGuard #Sailors #Marines #Coastie #NYC #NewYork #BigApple #ILoveNYC #LoveNY

https://www.facebook.com/events/2066013207031738/

The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society @ Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) 

May 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Bug Club explores the anatomy, life cycles, and the natural history of the bugs through engaging activities, excursions in the Greenbelt, and live demos. For ages 5+. Schedule: May 19: Welcome Junior Entomologists May 26: Spiders & Their Kind June 2: Insect Illustrations June 16: Build Insect Hotels

Fleet Week 5K and Fun Run at Liberty State Park @ Liberty State Park

May 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Join us at Liberty State Park for the Fleet Week 5K and Fun Run to kick off the day’s events! This event is ticketed. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.!

https://www.facebook.com/events/339481906695368/

100th Annual Staten Island Memorial Day Parade

May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Step Off: Forest Avenue and Hart Boulevard

Reviewing Stand near Forest Avenue and Manor Road

Sponsored by the United Staten Island Veterans Organization, Inc.,
funded in part by Borough President James Oddo,

Councilman Steven Matteo, Councilwoman Debi Rose,

the NYC Dept. of Small Business Services, the NYC Dept. for the Aging

and donations from Staten Islanders and Veterans.

https://www.facebook.com/events/445945689306794/

4th annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park @ Liberty State Park

May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE. Jersey City, New Jersey (1 Audrey Zapp Dr., Liberty State Park – take Exit 14B off NJ Turnpike). Event will include Navy and Marine Corps aviation static displays, Navy Dive Tank, military band and silent drill team performances, military static displays; kids activities; and much more! Event is free and open to the public.

https://www.facebook.com/events/393388784663620/

Carnaval Mixteco En Staten Island 2019 @ Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden 

May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Música, danza , comida y artesanías
Es un evento al aire libre en los hermosos prados del Centro Cultural y Jardin Botanico Snug Harbor.

Join us as we celebrate the ancient dances, traditions, and cuisine of the beautiful Mixtec culture!

This is a family event and free of charge

https://www.facebook.com/events/430025437772770/

Pack Hike With Your Pup @ High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us and other dog lovers for a “Pack Hike” in the Greenbelt! It’s a fun and informative way to socialize with your dog while getting the exercise both you and your dog need to stay healthy. The hike will be approximately two miles in length. All dogs must be on a leash no longer than six feet. Ages 16+.

‘Over the Hill’ Hilltop Hike: Mount Moses @ Parking Lot (in High Rock Park) 

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Join the Urban Park Rangers during their 40th Anniversary as they hike “over the hill” inside of our parks. This hiking series features some of the steepest hills in NYC Parks. Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots are recommended on these moderate to vigorous hikes. This hike features Mount Moses, a well-known site within Staten Island.

Art Studio 

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Solar Observing: Pier I NEW YORK CITY

May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Solar Observing: Pier i NEW YORK CITY

Solar gazing returns to Riverside Park South in front of Pier I Cafe at 70th Street down on the Hudson River waterfront.  Come take in the Sun in a whole new way, with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the Sun.  You’ll see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.  Goes great with the food at Pier I Cafe!

For more information, visit the AAA Pier i Solar Observing website.

Youth City Challenge Obstacle Course at Liberty State Park @ Liberty State Park

May 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Kids ages 5-12 will be able to register for a 1 mile obstacle course challenge at Liberty State Park. This event is ticketed. Registration begins at 1 p.m.!

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Staten Island Museum: Artist Talk: Gale Wisdom 

May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join artist Gale Wisdom for a hands-on lecture as she unpacks the process and inspiration behind her work in the current Staten Island Museum exhibition Field Notes: Seed Stories and the Power of Plants. Participants will explore camera-less photography by making prints with collected flora.

FREE with museum admission
Staten Island Museum (Bldg A)
Register here

Free Navy Band Concert in Times Square 

May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Navy Band Northeast “Rhode Island Sound” will perform a concert at Military Island in Times Square. Event is free and open to the public. #FleetWeekNYC #USNavy #USMC #USCoastGuard #Sailors #Marines #Coastie #NYC #NewYork #BigApple #ILoveNYC #LoveNY

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