Sewing 101 Basics
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Sewing 101 Basics

This class is perfect for beginner sewers or great for people who want a refresher course.
With easy fun instructions you’ll be a confident sewer in no time.

This course will teach you:
How to read a commercial pattern
Essential functions of your sewing machine
Fabric identification
How to select correct fabric for sewing project
How to sew a cosmetic bag with instructions on how to insert a zipper
Interfacing function and importance
How to select correct needles for fabric

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Downtown Staten Island Weekend Walk
Sep
22
1:00 PM13:00

Downtown Staten Island Weekend Walk

  • Minthorne Street Staten Island, NY United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Saturday, September 22, the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and NYC DOT are bringing Downtown Staten Island’s Weekend Walk to Tompkinsville. Minthorne Street will be closed to traffic and open for fun with giant games (such as Jenga, Connect 4, and life-size chess), a cornhole tournament, a BMX bike exhibition, animals from the Staten Island Zoo, and more! Come enjoy a meal at a local eatery, a drink at Flagship Brewery, or just take a stroll. We are turning the street over to you!

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Curator Presents: Ken Greene and the Hudson Valley Seed Company
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Curator Presents: Ken Greene and the Hudson Valley Seed Company

Join Ken Greene, co-founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Company, for an interactive gallery talk and seed-eye-view of several pieces featured in Field Notes: Seeds Stories and the Power of Plants.

Various hands-on activities will bring guests closer to artwork and seed stories that inspired them.

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National Lighthouse Museum-Shattering the Lense Exhibit
Sep
24
11:00 AM11:00

National Lighthouse Museum-Shattering the Lense Exhibit

Shattering the Lens is an exhibit that will run from September 24 to October 20, 2019 at the National Lighthouse Museum. Artist Elaine Marie Austin, using her paintings of keepers and their lighthouses, sheds light on the dynamic impact of female lighthouse keepers. It is inspired by the book Women Who Kept the Lights by Mary Louise Clifford and J. Candace Clifford.

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Sewing 101 Basics
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Sewing 101 Basics

This class is perfect for beginner sewers or great for people who want a refresher course.
With easy fun instructions you’ll be a confident sewer in no time.

This course will teach you:
How to read a commercial pattern
Essential functions of your sewing machine
Fabric identification
How to select correct fabric for sewing project
How to sew a cosmetic bag with instructions on how to insert a zipper
Interfacing function and importance
How to select correct needles for fabric

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REO Speedwagon
Sep
25
8:00 PM20:00

REO Speedwagon

Legendary rockers REO Speedwagon, led by Kevin Cronin, perform hits like “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Take It on the Run,” “Keep on Loving You” and “Time for Me to Fly” that have made them one of the most popular bands since the 1970s. Joining REO Speedwagon is special guest opener Charlie Farren.

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Date Night! Plasma Cutting Workshop
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Date Night! Plasma Cutting Workshop

Make Friday a MakerSpace Date Night and do something really HOT! In this 3 hour workshop, couples will get an introduction to plasma cutting and design and cut your own project. You'll get a brief introduction to MIG (metal inert gas) welding to finish up and complete your piece. We'll have a champagne toast at the end of class.

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SLEEPY DRONER CLUB
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

SLEEPY DRONER CLUB

Sleepy Droner Club is a monthly exhibition focusing on ambient/electronic music. Each performance is intended to engage observers with compelling soundscapes accompanied by projected visuals, creating a listening space unlike anything available anywhere else on Staten Island. This month’s installment highlights DngrHndz, Sludgemisers and the visual art of Rachel Lyngholm.
DngrHndz is the electronic musical journey of David Cho. Displaying a brilliant proficiency of various hardware, DngrHndz features beautiful soundscapes for the ear to play in. Combining modular synthesis, drum machine and first class digital synthesis, the sounds of DngrHndz tenderly invites the listener to embark on a sonic voyage, as well.

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Staten Island Museum 69th Annual Fence Show
Sep
28
11:00 AM11:00

Staten Island Museum 69th Annual Fence Show

Each year, the Fence Show transforms the Museum’s front lawn into an outdoor gallery featuring over 140 local artists and craftspeople. See paintings, ceramics, prints, jewelry and textiles and take something original home from this longstanding festival.

The day features food trucks, activities for kids, and live music by Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble.

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Snug Harbor Garden Tour: New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

Snug Harbor Garden Tour: New York Chinese Scholar's Garden

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn all about Snug Harbor’s New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden, the first authentic scholar’s garden built in the United States. Based on the classical Ming Dynasty period, our Garden presents the four essential elements of the traditional garden: rocks, water, plants, and architecture. Explore how each element demonstrates the opposing principals of yin and yang and reveals the philosophical traditions of thousands of years.

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The Price is Right Live
Sep
29
7:00 PM19:00

The Price is Right Live

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and “Come On Down” to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television’s longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase.

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Young Maker Afterschool: Arts and Technology
Oct
1
3:30 PM15:30

Young Maker Afterschool: Arts and Technology

Over the course of twelve weeks, students will explore design, electronics, ceramics, construction and more, while making fun collaborative and independent projects. Students will be immersed in our industrial arts facility in Staten Island, have access to our sculpture park, MakerPark, across the street, interact with MakerSpace NYC members weekly and gain exposure to careers in the arts, design, engineering, and technology.

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America - 50th Anniversary Tour
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

America - 50th Anniversary Tour

America’s journey has found them exploring a wide variety of musical terrain. Their best-known tunes, which also include “I Need You,” “Ventura Highway,” “Don’t Cross The River,” “Tin Man,” “Lonely People,” “A Horse With No Name”, and “Sister Golden Hair” were cornerstones of 1970’s Top 40 and FM rock radio. Yet beyond their impressive catalog of hits, listeners would discover there was always much more to America than surface perceptions.

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Italian Opera: A Reflection of Life! An Opera Class at the Garibaldi Meucci Museum with Professor Lou Barrella
Oct
16
1:30 PM13:30

Italian Opera: A Reflection of Life! An Opera Class at the Garibaldi Meucci Museum with Professor Lou Barrella

This 6-week class will elicit an appreciation for both seasoned opera lovers and newcomers alike and intends to excite the appetites of all those who especially love Italian Opera by gaining insights into the minds and souls of the composers whose works still affect us today.

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Los Lobos and The David Bromberg Big Band presented by WFUV 90.7 FM
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Los Lobos and The David Bromberg Big Band presented by WFUV 90.7 FM

After celebrating their 40th anniversary with the cleverly titled 2013 live album Disconnected In New York City, the hard working, constantly touring band – David Hidalgo, Louie Perez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin – leaps headfirst into their fifth decade with an invitation to join them as they open fresh and exciting new Gates of Gold, their first full length studio album since 2010’s Tin Can Trust (a Grammy nominee for Best Americana Album) and second with Savoy/429 Records.

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Kreeps with Kids Comedy Tour – Rich Vos, Jim Florentine, Robert Kelly, and Ron Bennington
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

Kreeps with Kids Comedy Tour – Rich Vos, Jim Florentine, Robert Kelly, and Ron Bennington

The Kreeps with Kids Comedy Tour starring Rich Vos, Jim Florentine, Robert Kelly, and Ron Bennington
“Being a parent is easy, being a good parent is hard. Because we can’t hit them, anymore.” Robert Kelly said. “And that’s why we’re doing this tour.”

Last March, four of New York’s fastest and funniest comedians took the stage together in Glenside, PA for a killer night of comedy. The night was such a huge success that the four headliners agreed they had to take the show on the road.

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Get the Led Out!
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

Get the Led Out!

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out (GTLO) have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six veteran musicians intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you’ve never heard before. Utilizing the multi-instrumentalists at their disposal, GTLO re-create the songs in all their depth and glory with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed. When you hear three guitars on the album…GTLO delivers three guitarists on stage. No wigs or fake English accents, GTLO brings what the audience wants…a high energy Zeppelin concert with an honest, heart-thumping intensity.

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Book Presentation "Madness"
Nov
17
3:00 PM15:00

Book Presentation "Madness"

Mike DeLucia is an Italian-American author, whose stories proudly reflect his heritage. His oldest and newest project, “Madness”, is a story about Hank Luisetti. Hank Luisetti’s unorthodox playing style reinvented basketball in the 1930’s and paved the way for March Madness and the formation of the NBA.

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Frederick Law Olmsted – At Home on Staten Island a Talk by Justin Martin
Dec
7
2:00 PM14:00

Frederick Law Olmsted – At Home on Staten Island a Talk by Justin Martin

Frederick Law Olmsted spent a handful of years as a Staten Island farmer. But that’s merely one chapter in the life of a man who was, among other things, a journalist, abolitionist, and pioneering landscape architect. Olmsted followed his own idiosyncratic path to greatness. During the talk Martin will connect the disparate pieces of Olmsted’s life, showing how his Staten Island interlude (1848-1855) was crucial to his assorted endeavors, most particularly his masterpiece, Central Park.

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Fig Fest
Sep
15
4:00 PM16:00

Fig Fest

The elusive gathering of fig aficionados and home growers will continue into its ninth year, this time calling the National Lighthouse Museum its home.

The festival takes place each year on September 15 in the evening, this year on a Sunday. It will go forward with the name “Fig Fest at the National Lighthouse Museum.” Come for entertainment, food, drink, and figs!

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The Muppet Movie | Cinema Connex
Sep
14
5:00 PM17:00

The Muppet Movie | Cinema Connex

We’re thrilled to kick off another year of our Cinema Connex film series with a NYC Parks’ Movies Under the Stars screening in Tappen Park. Join us for a sensational, inspirational, Muppetational celebration of the 40th anniversary of “The Muppet Movie!” Bring family and friends for this kid-friendly event of all things Muppets – crafts, face-painting, and fun concluding with an outdoor screening of the original, beloved “Muppet Movie.”

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Snug Harbor Garden Tour: New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
Sep
14
2:00 PM14:00

Snug Harbor Garden Tour: New York Chinese Scholar's Garden

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn all about Snug Harbor’s New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden, the first authentic scholar’s garden built in the United States. Based on the classical Ming Dynasty period, our Garden presents the four essential elements of the traditional garden: rocks, water, plants, and architecture. Explore how each element demonstrates the opposing principals of yin and yang and reveals the philosophical traditions of thousands of years.

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Sewing 101 Basics
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

Sewing 101 Basics

This class is perfect for beginner sewers or great for people who want a refresher course.
With easy fun instructions you’ll be a confident sewer in no time.

This course will teach you:
How to read a commercial pattern
Essential functions of your sewing machine
Fabric identification
How to select correct fabric for sewing project
How to sew a cosmetic bag with instructions on how to insert a zipper
Interfacing function and importance
How to select correct needles for fabric

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Autumn Moon Festival
Sep
8
3:00 PM15:00

Autumn Moon Festival

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy traditional Asian music and dance, tours, storytelling, demonstrations of martial arts, food, Chinese calligraphy, and more at the annual Autumn Moon Festival!

The Autumn Moon Festival spotlights Snug Harbor’s New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden and celebrates the seasonal harvest fest in East Asia, which dates back to at least 2000 B.C. Join us for this fabulous cultural event!

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Family Art Workshop: Fruit and Veggie Prints
Sep
7
1:00 PM13:00

Family Art Workshop: Fruit and Veggie Prints

Have you ever noticed the stunning shapes and patterns in fruits and vegetables? Make your own colorful prints using these edible art supplies!

Create stunning designs using stamps made from fennel, apples, oranges, celery, okra, and more. Each guest will go home with their own edition of prints. Register in advance. Space is limited.

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Celebrating the History, Culture, Music & Scenic Beauty of Lazio & Puglia
Sep
7
1:00 PM13:00

Celebrating the History, Culture, Music & Scenic Beauty of Lazio & Puglia

Presentations by Anita Sanseverino and Lou Barella. Anita Sanseverino is an award winning photographer dedicated to the subject of Italy. Her photographs uniquely capture the beauty, emotion, and character of the country's landscapes, cities, villages, and cultural traditions. Lou Barella has been a dedicated music and opera educator for more than 40 years.

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Wil Wynn’s Curiously Refreshing OPEN MIC Experience
Sep
5
7:00 PM19:00

Wil Wynn’s Curiously Refreshing OPEN MIC Experience

Poet Will Wyn is the conductor of this minty fresh event with the involvement of his extraordinary peers. Poets will take turns performing other peoples poems. But before each performance, the audience will read the poem projected on the screen. The audience will mark their impressions of various aspects of each poem, written and performed, on scorecards, and so the poets will get to receive the anonymous feedback from their work after the event.

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British Invasion with the Staten Island Philharmonic
Aug
31
4:00 PM16:00

British Invasion with the Staten Island Philharmonic

Celebrate the end of summer with Staten Island Philharmonic's annual Labor Day weekend British Invasion concert. Picnic on the lawn as you listen to a program that includes everything from folk songs to the Beatles, James Bond, Adele and Bohemian Rhapsody. The concert is free and open to the public

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District Con at Edgewater Hall
Aug
31
11:00 AM11:00

District Con at Edgewater Hall

District Con is 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.

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