Sep 2, 2010

History Walking Tour: Tottenville
Saturday, September 4, 11:00am
24 Brighton Street (Meeting Place)
$15./$10. members
Discover the history of the southernmost town of New York State. Led by the Tottenville Historical Society. 

For more information and to register call Patricia M. Salmon at (718) 483-7123.

Birding Walk: Clove Lakes - FREE
Wednesday, September 8, 10:00am
Clove Lakes Park

Meet at the Martling Ave. Bridge. Join Director of Science, Ed Johnson, for a bird walk timed to search for south-bound migrants including warblers and other neo-tropical species. Bring binoculars and field guides. No rain dates.

Call Ed Johnson at (718) 483-7110 for more information.

Weekend Ecology Walk- FREE
Sunday, September 12, 8:00 - 10:00am
Conference House Park

Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot at the end of Hyland Blvd. for this free walk offered by the Nature Section. Enjoy the beauty and ecology of Staten Island. Wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars if possible.

To register and confirm meeting places, call Seth Wollney at (718) 483-7105.

S.I. Dragonfly Atlas - FREE
Sunday, September 12,
11:00am - 1:00pm
Wolfe's Pond Park

Meet in main parking lot to becomea part of the Museum's very own Citizen-Science project studying dragonflies. Attend a walk, learn how to identify dragonflies, then get out on your own and submit your observations online!

For more information Seth Wollney at (718) 483-7105.

60th Annual Fence Show
FREE to the public!
Sunday, September 12
11:00am - 5:00pm
Snug Harbor Road & Kissel Ave.
Enjoy beautiful artwork in the great outdoors at New York City's longest-running outdoor art exhibition.

This year's Fence Show will feature over 80 artists, the return of the Junior Art Division for young artists 8-18 years old, tours of the Staten Island History Archives and guided nature tours of Snug Harbor Cultural Center!

Artist exhibition spaces still available! Click here to download an application.

For more information call Donna Pagano at (718) 483-7106 or email

Picture Perfect Tours: Part 1
Tuesday, September 14, 7:00pm
Staten Island History Center & Archives
1000 Richmond Terrace, Snug Harbor Campus, Bldg H

$10/$8 members
Unable to make the walking tours? Discover the fascinating communities of Kreischerville, Prince's Bay, Port Richmond, and Tottenville through a slide presentation of postcards, photos, maps, documents and artifacts!

For more information and to register, call Patricia Salmon at (718) 483-7123.

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