Jan 10, 2011

From Our Friends at the Staten Island Museum

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Jr. Science Club: It's All Done with Mirrors!
Saturday. January 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place
$8./$5. members, for children ages 8-13, parents may observe
Bounce a laser beam around the room, hit a target, and build a periscope to peek around corners. Learn about the reflective properties and practical uses of plane, concave and convex mirrors. Call Seth Wollney for more information at (718) 483-7105.

teenTeen Clean-up: New Dorp Beach - FREE
Saturday, January 15, 10:00 am - 1:00pm
Meet at the bottom of New Dorp Lane near old hanger buildings. Take the S76 bus route to the location or any Hylan Blvd. line to New Dorp Lane, a short walk to the beach. Join the club: http://sim-teenenvironmentalclub.ning.com/

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

The Teen Environmental Club is made possible with support from Con Edison, Verizon and The New York City Environmental Fund administered by the Hudson River Foundation.
Art Curator's Talk - FREE with Museum Admission
Hidden Treasures: Paintings by Adeline Albright Wigand & Otto Charles Wigandwoman reading letter
Saturday, January 15, 2:00pm
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
Curator Bartholomew F. Bland returns to discuss the times and art created by this fascinating couple.

BirdMid-week Bird Walk: Clove Lakes Park - FREE
Wednesday, January 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
This park can be a haven for songbirds and waterfowl alike, especially if the lakes are not frozen. Meet on Martling Ave. at the bridge.

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

Supported by HSBC USA, N.A. 
Meet the Exhibit Designers - Staten Island Ferry: Life on a Boat 
Wednesday, January 19, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant PlaceSI FERRY
Curator Tamara Coombs and designers from Metcalfe Architecture and Design will present the schematic design phase of our next big Staten Island Ferry exhibit. Come ask questions and learn about the interactives, oral history and concept of the exhibit that will define NY City's iconic transportation. Free with Museum admission.

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