Sep 30, 2010

Staten Island Museum Calendar of Events

From our friends at the Museum - Fall Calendar of Events

Richmond TheaterHistory of Staten Island: Walk Stapleton
Saturday, October 2, 11:00am
Meet at the Tappen Park Bandstand in Stapleton
$15/$10 members

Historian Patricia M. Salmon leads a tour recounting beer breweries, architecture, movie theaters, financial centers, famous personalities and more. Investigate the history of the east shore's most fascinating and continuously changing communities.

Register by calling (718) 483-7123.

yellow birdMid-Week Bird Walks - FREE
Wednesday, October 6, 10:00am-12:00pm
Mount Loretto

Migrating sparrows and hawks will be the focus as we walk along the fields and bluff at Mount Loretto.
Meet in the DEC parking lot off Hylan Blvd.
Director of Natural Science,
 Ed Johnson will lead intrepid walks rain or shine. Dress for the weather, wear rugged shoes, and pack your binoculars. While these are not hiking trips, be prepared to walk 1-2 miles on dirt trails over sometimes uneven or wet terrain.

For more information and to
 register call Ed Johnson at (718) 483-7110.

dragonflySI Dragonfly Altlas: Dragonfly Migration - FREE
Saturday, October 9, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Crooke's Point

Birds aren't the only animals that migrate through Staten Island. Join us for a walk out
 to Crooke's Point to observe the thousands of dragonflies as they fly around Raritan Bay and add to the SI Dragonfly Atlas. Meet at last paved parking area before the dirt road to Crooke's Point (within the park).

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

william tStaten Island History Now: Mr. Davis - FREE
Saturday, October 9, 2:00pm
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place

Performing artist Joseph Smith will bring naturalist and historian William T. Davis to life in this original and entertaining one man show. Davis was a Museum co-founder who devoted his life to exploring, preserving, and celebrating Staten Island's natural beauty and history.

Call (718) 727-1135 for more information.

Weekend Ecology Walks- FREE
Sunday, October 10, 9:00-11:00am
Sparrow Migration at Mt. Loretto

Search the fields for south-bound sparrows and other field birds. Meet at the D.E.C. parking area across
from the CYO Center on Hylan Blvd. Enjoy the beauty & 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.

Supported by HSBC USA, N.A.

 teen env
Teen Beach Clean-Ups - FREE
Sunday, October 10, 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Prince's Bay
Let's clean up this beach for the seals and other wildlife that use it during the upcoming winter months. Meet at the corner of Johnston Terr. & Bayview Ave.
Tuesday, October 12, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Alice Austen House Clean-up

Meet in front of the Alice Austen House at the eastern end of Hylan Blvd.

Teen Environmental Club, membership is open to all Staten Island Teens, ages 13-18. Visit the Club website, or call Seth Wollney at
(718) 483-7105 for more information.

Supported by The NYC Environmental Fund administered by
the Hudson River Foundation and by VERIZON.


On view at the Staten Island Museum
through January 18, 2011

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