May 9, 2011

Staten Island OutLOUD - Summer 2011

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Summer 2011
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Sat June 11 at 2pm   The Emperor of Ice Cream, Tappen Park, 630 Bay St, SINY 10304. Celebrate summer with our Jazz-Poetry parade & community festival.  Togas!  Colorful jazz ladies!  Wacky costumes!  Ice cream!  Great for all ages. Free!

Thurs June 16, 7:30pm. Bloomsday-James Joyce’s Ulysses.  ETG Book Cafe, 208 Bay St, SINY 10301. Staten Island OutLOUD is a Bloomsday bastion.  Join us - and Joyceans around the globe - for this comic epic.  (Adults only for this event, please)

Sat July 2 at 3pmDeclaration of Independence - South Shore: Our annual community reading of our nation's founding document, and other historic texts. Conference House, 298 Satterlee St (at Hylan Blvd), SINY 10307. Free!

Sun July 3 at 3pm,  Declaration of Independence: North Shore: Our annual community reading of our nation's founding document, and other historic texts. Ft Wadsworth, entry at Bay Street & School Road, SINY 10305. Free!

Sunday July 10, 3pmPoetry In the Woods. Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Ave, SINY 10314. Enjoy global poetry classics & a marvelous photo exhibit by members of the CPG Gallery. Free!
Wednesdays, July 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2-4pm. Young Writers OutLOUD @Richmondtown branch library.  Creative writing for ages 10-16.  Richmondtown branch library, 200 Clarke Ave, SINY 10306.
Mondays, July 11 & 18, 3-4:30pm: Young Writers OutLOUD @Faber Park. Creative writing & reading for kids & teens. Faber Park, 2189 Richmond Terrace, SINY 10302.

Sat July 16 3pmAesop's Fables - Aesop Park, 601 Page Ave (at Bartow), SINY 10307.  Great for all ages.

Sat July 23 at 3pmBessie Coleman: First African-American Aviator.  Miller Field: 801 New Dorp Lane, (at Cedar Grove Ave, off Hylan Blvd), SINY 10306. When the US refused to train a Black woman pilot, Bessie went to France, learned French, secured her pilot's license and made history. Free!

Saturday July 30, 6:30pm  Moby Dick at Ft Wadsworth, entry at Bay Street & School Road, SINY 10305. Our annual celebration of Melville's classic, in a spectacular setting that Melville loved and wrote about with ardor. Music: SI Philharmonic Orchestra. Free!
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These events made possible in part by a 2011 Encore Award from the Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island, with public funding by the New York State Council on the Arts.  Additional support from the City Parks Foundation's Partnership for Parks Grant.  We're grateful for the support of generous friends and neighbors like you!

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