Jr. Science Club: Ancient Technology
Saturday, March 19, 10:00am-12:00pm
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place
$8/$5 museum members, parents may observe
For children ages 8-13
Many of the common objects we use in daily life had their roots in ancient times, some have been replaced by modern electronics. Come build simple devices that have a longstanding history and learn how people used tools more than 2,000 years ago. Call Seth Wollney at (718) 483-7105 for more information.
Teen Environmental Club: Clean-Up at Fox Beach
Sunday, March 20, 10:00am-2:00pm
Fox Lane at Mill Road (Oakwood)
History of Staten Island: The Italians
Tuesday, March 22, 7:00pm
Staten Island History Center & Archives
1000 Richmond Terrace
Snug Harbor Campus, Building H
History Curator Pat Salmon presents the history of Staten Island's largest ethnic group. Topics include: the Italian communities of Rosebank and New Brighton, feasts, religious institutions, food, Garibaldi and Meucci, and much more!
Registration required. Call (718) 483-7123._______________________________________________________________
Supported in part by Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and Richmond County Savings Foundation.
Lunch & Learn: St. Joseph's Day
Wednesday, March 23, 12:00pm
1476 Hylan Blvd.
Join the Staten Island Museum for a moveable feast and fascinating presentation. Share a traditional festive meal in celebration of St. Joseph's Day. Call Maureen LaCapria at (718) 483-7104 for reservations and prices.
Mid-Week Bird Walk
Wednesday, March 30, 10:00am
Waterfowl, raptors and early migrant songbirds are all possibilities on a little-known property along the Arthur Kill. Meet at the end of Androvette Street in Charleston. Please do not block driveways. Call Ed Johnson at (718) 483-7110 for more information.
Supported by HSBC, USA, N.A.
History of Staten Island:Tompkinsville Walking Tour
Thursday, March 31, 4:00pm
This tour with History Curator Pat Salmon will explore the neighborhood named after Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins. A short walk from the S.I. Ferry, this is where Dutch ships once landed, steamboat ferries docked, and new communities flourish today. To register call Pat Salmon at (718) 483-7123.
The Public Groundbreaking Event
Wednesday, March 23, 10:00am
Building A Front Lawn at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace
Joins us on the front lawn of Building A
along with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate D. Levin for this celebratory groundbreaking event.
The Staten Island Museum has reached an unprecedented moment in its history with the planned expansion to the grounds of what was once Sailors Snug Harbor. On March 23rd, the Museum will break ground on the restoration of the first of two triple land-marked structures, followed by the public opening in 2013.
Lead sponsorship for this even is generously provided by: