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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)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Patio Parties with Maker Park Radio
Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Patio Parties with Maker Park Radio

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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MoMA PopRally × Staten Island: "Splash"
Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

MoMA PopRally × Staten Island: "Splash"

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

On July 27, PopRally washes up on Staten Island’s north shore to celebrate the borough and the surrounding sea. Co-presented by Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Rooftop Films, the evening will culminate in a screening of Splash, the 1984 classic about a mermaid in Manhattan, starring Daryl Hannah and Tom Hanks. Before the film, enjoy trivia contests, prize giveaways, local food vendors, and a set by DJ Tom of Maker Park Radio and special appearances by The Gotham Easy Brass Band courtesy of Honk NYC and the Wu Tang Clams mermaid krewe.

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Community Appreciation Day Festival and Arts & Crafts Fair
Jul
20
12:00 PM12:00

Community Appreciation Day Festival and Arts & Crafts Fair

Enjoy a festival of food, family arts activities, and live music at our annual community open house. This year we showcase the work of local artists and artisans, with booths where you can support the local Staten Island Arts community and purchase a unique gift or personal artwork.

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Patio Parties with Maker Park Radio
Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Patio Parties with Maker Park Radio

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Patio Parties with Maker Park Radio
Jun
16
12:00 PM12:00

Patio Parties with Maker Park Radio

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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