Mar 3, 2011

Staten Island Museum Calendar of Events

Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble
Saturday, March 5, 8:00pm
Staten Island Museum
75 Stuyvesant Place 
$15 general/$12 museum members
$5 for students under 22 yrs. 

Anthony Turner, baritone and guest artist Christopher Preston-Thompson, tenor music by Bach and premiere of a newly commissioned piece by Kaminsky.
To order tickets contact: or call (718) 907-3488.

Irish FlagHistory Talk: The Irish of Staten Island
Thursday, March 10, 1:30pm
College of Staten Island Center for the Arts
2800 Victory Blvd. 
Bag pipe music, dance, and discussion on the history of Staten Island's Irish-Americans will be featured. Discover unique personalities, Irish cultural groups, politicians, sports figures, and authors. For more information call Patricia Salmon at (718) 483-7123.
Teen Environmental Club: Invasive Plant Workshop 
Teen Enviro
Saturday, March 12, 10:00am-1:00pm 
Staten Island Museum,
75 Stuyvesant Place

Join the Teen Environmental Club as they learn about the threat posed by invasive plants to our native flora.  Identification of local invasive species will be taught, & in the spring we will use these skills in the field. Call Seth Wollney for information on how to join (718) 483-7105 or visit our website

The Teen Environmental Club is made possible with support from Con Edison, the Verizon Foundation and The New York City Environmental Fund administered by the Hudson River Foundation.

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Eco Walk: Early Signs of Spring
Sunday, March 13, 9:00am
Blue Heron Park

Investigate the early buds on the trees, newly arrived spring birds and other signs of the upcoming spring season in the woods and wetlands of Blue Heron Pond Park. 
Meet in the Nature Center, 222 Poillon Ave.

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

This program is supported by HSBC, USA, N.A. 

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Mid-Week Bird Walk 
Wednesday, March 16, 10:00am
William T Davis Wildlife Refuge
Travis Avenue

Join Staten Island Museum Director of Science, Ed Johnson and see New York City's first wildlife refuge on this almost-spring walk. We should see a mix of late wintering birds and early spring migrants. Meet at the refuge entrance on Travis Avenue. Parking is available on the residential side streets.

Call Ed Johnson for more information at (718) 483-7110
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:esb
The even is also supported by contributing sponsor:
Sottile Security


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