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What to do on Staten Island NYC This Weekend July 12, 13, and 14

We update our calendar daily, bookmark it to keep up with what to do on Staten Island EVERYDAY and the surrounding areas #LivingSi

Calendar: What to Do on Staten Island NYC

Friday, Jul 12

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.

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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.

Back to The Beach 2019

Saturday, July 1311:00am – 10:00pm

Join Borough President James Oddo & The Bini Fund on July 13th & 14th Back to the Beach is Staten Island’s BIGGEST Event and features vendors, live music, rides and games for the kids, great food and of course our amazing fireworks display which will be held on Saturday, July 13th. This event is open to the public FREE of charge, and all are invited to attend. Saturday: 11AM-10:00pm, 9:15PM fireworks Sunday: 11AM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/events/437351230384459/?event_time_id=437351237051125

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 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.

Kidz Cook Staten Island Childrens Museum
Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn different cooking techniques at the museum. It’s different each month!
Free with museum admission

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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!

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.

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 the 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

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

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#

Back to The Beach 2019

Sunday, July 1411:00am – 7:00pm

Midland Beach, New York

Join Borough President James Oddo & The Bini Fund on July 13th & 14th Back to the Beach is Staten Island’s BIGGEST Event and features vendors, live music, rides and games for the kids, great food and of course our amazing fireworks display which will be held on Saturday, July 13th. This event is open to the public FREE of charge, and all are invited to attend. Saturday: 11AM-10:00pm, 9:15PM fireworks Sunday: 11AM-7PM https://www.facebook.com/events/437351230384459/?event_time_id=437351233717792

Island Festival at the Staten Island Zoo
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…

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!

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#

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

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

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.

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.

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

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 effects 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.

Tai Chi class
Jul 13 @ 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 13 @ 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!

Trail Running
Jul 13 @ 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

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.

Observing: Lincoln Center
Jul 13 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

bserving: 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 14 Sun 2019

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

Jul 14 @ 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.

Discover Fort Tompkins
Jul 14 @ 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

East River Journey through Hell’s Gate to Long Island Sound
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join NLM members and friends for a cruise up the East River and pass through Hell’s Gate to Long Island Sound. We will cruise as far as Execution Rocks Lighthouse and learn of its gruesome history. The Stepping Stones Light is not to be missed!

Stepping Stones Light

This is a memorable cruise with expert presenters sharing little known facts about New York City history and the lighthouses we’ll see.

This season we will be yachting on the Majestic Princess which features climate-controlled interior spaces with large windows as well as ample outdoor space to fully enjoy the “yachting experience.” As for food items, the Majestic Princess offers lunch and snack items as well as a bar for “adult beverages.” There’s a new and exciting addition to our 2019 boat tour season … individual headsets will be available for listening (or not) to the narration provided by our presenters.

The boat leaves promptly at 11:00 am from Pier 1, St. George, Staten Island, adjacent to the Museum. Delays are possible, but not likely, however, we are subject to tides and currents. Please refrain from booking a subsequent event too close to the time our tour is scheduled to end so that your plans will not be impacted. Non refundable tickets are $62 Adults, $42 Children (under 10yrs.), $52 Military and Seniors (62+).

This trip takes place rain or shine.

Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efvrrygcb832c27d&oseq=&c=&ch=

East River Journey through Hell’s Gate to Long Island Sound 

Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join NLM members and friends for a cruise up the East River and pass through Hell’s Gate to Long Island Sound. We will cruise as far as Execution Rocks Lighthouse and learn of its gruesome history. The Stepping Stones Light is not to be missed!

Stepping Stones Light

This is a memorable cruise with expert presenters sharing little known facts about New York City history and the lighthouses we’ll see.

This season we will be yachting on the Majestic Princess which features climate-controlled interior spaces with large windows as well as ample outdoor space to fully enjoy the “yachting experience.” As for food items, the Majestic Princess offers lunch and snack items as well as a bar for “adult beverages.” There’s a new and exciting addition to our 2019 boat tour season … individual headsets will be available for listening (or not) to the narration provided by our presenters.

The boat leaves promptly at 11:00 am from Pier 1, St. George, Staten Island, adjacent to the Museum. Delays are possible, but not likely, however we are subject to tides and currents. Please refrain from booking a subsequent event too close to the time our tour is scheduled to end so that your plans will not be impacted. Non refundable tickets are $62 Adults, $42 Children (under 10yrs.), $52 Military and Seniors (62+).

This trip takes place rain or shine.

Register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efvrrygcb832c27d&oseq=&c=&ch=

Ecosystem Explorers: Wildflowers Brookfield Park Staten Island @ Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Urban Park Rangers will guide you through the park to discover a variety of flora and the ecosystems within. Birds, butterflies, and other insects are just some of the species that rely on the presence of wildflowers to survive.

Nature Center Adventures @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)
Jul 14 @ 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.

Storytime in the Secret Garden: Rapunzel
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of favorite stories.

WHERE: Connie Gretz Secret Garden
ADMISSION: $5 per child. Adults are admitted free of charge, but must be accompanied by a child.
BUY TICKETS HERE

On July 14, enjoy the tale of Rapunzel! The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new book series, Once Upon a World. With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl who lets down her beautiful hair—but she’s totally reimagined. Once Upon a World stories offer a multicultural take on the fairy tales we all know and love–because these tales are for everyone, everywhere.

Climate Change and Flooding: Stapleton to Graniteville @ Building P at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Let’s discuss what we can do to protect ourselves and our families from flooding. The Coalition for Wetlands and Forests invite you to watch a documentary with us and learn from experts about the implications of climate change for our future living on Staten Island’s North Shore. We’ll help you find your own flood risk.

All are welcome, especially if you live in a floodplain or near the water. Light snacks will be provided.

This event will be held in Building P of Snug Harbor near the Heritage Farm. Please consider bringing your own reusable cup.

Patio Parties with Maker Park Radio 

Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Let Snug Harbor be your backyard this summer! At the Patio Parties with MakerPark Radio, bring a picnic lunch, or purchase beer from Flagship Brewery, wine from Honor Wines, and food from Harbor Eats at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens onsite. Enjoy lawn games, classic tunes played live by MakerPark Radio – makerparkradio.nyc DJs, and great conversation with friends and family at these free events.

WHERE: Cottage Row, near Cottage D and Harbor Eats
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
ADMISSION: Free!

Sunday, 6/16 – Get Down, Funk it up! (a special Father’s Day Event) w/ DJs Tom Ferrie & Jim Murphy
Sunday, 7/14 – Disco! Disco! Disco! w/ DJ Lucy Euclid
Sunday, 7/28 – Baby’s Got Soul! w/ DJ Kitty the Disc Jockey

Walk This Way: Imagine My Staten Island
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come Celebrate with Labyrinth Arts Collective as we begin our Artist in Residency program at the Stapleton Waterfront Park with Artbuilt Mobile Studios this Summer! This event will welcome all residents and visitors to the park, bringing a day of art, music, face painting, games, and community partner information tables.

Featured Music Performances by:
Allergic To Bees
Cadre of Two

Spoken Word Performances by local poets/Actors organized by Lawrence Schwabacher.

Free Art Workshops

Photos by Fritz: Fun Photo Staging Area

Our amazing MC for this event is Lawrence Schwabacher who will also be conducting live interviews for his ongoing Life Stories Series which will air in 2020.

Boat Spotting Noble Maritime Collection

Jul 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

In collaboration with the The Noble Maritime Collection
Meet at our Sea of Boats exhibit, walk to the nearby Kill Van Kull to spot ships, and finish inside the Noble Maritime Collection to see the history of the sailors who once lived at Snug Harbor. Check our website for more details.

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park @ Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park) 

Jul 14 @ 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.

Singin’ in the Rain 

Jul 14 @ 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

Stargazing at Pioneer Works 

Jul 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Come out and see the stars through our telescopes from Red Hook, at 159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn – in the garden space – every Second Sunday – free – open to the public – weather permitting.