Jun 9, 2011

Keep it cool with the Staten Island Museum!

NatureFest 2011  
Earth camp
Saturday, June 11
Great Kills Park 
Education Station

Naturefest is Staten Island's premier environmental fair for the whole family. Come down for a fun day of science, crafts and more. There will be something for everyone including recycling, composting, fire-making, bubbles, birding, animal skulls, a magic show and more!  

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

Supported in part by the Verizon Foundation and Con Edison. 
Ecology Walk: Life in the Tidal Zone  
Beach tidal zone
Sunday, June 12, 8:00am
Page Ave.  Beach   

Discover the crabs, snails, sand worms and more that make the Tidal Zone the engine of Raritan Bay. Meet at the parking area at the end of Page Ave.

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

Supported by HSBC, USA, N.A. 
Horseshoe Crab Monitoring
Monday, June 13, 6:00pm 
Wednesday, June 15, 7:45pm 
Friday, June 17, 9:15pm  
Crescent Beach    

Lend a hand in ecological research!  Our team will count, measure and tag crabs for a multi-state monitoring effort in conjunction with D.E.C. & Cornell University. Volunteer for one or all three nights. Meet at Crescent Beach at the foot of Wiman Ave.   

For more information call Seth Wollney at (718) 483-7105.
Lunch & Learn: Spring Bus Trip   
grounds for scultpure
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00pm
Grounds for Sculpture
Hamilton, NJ    

For information, prices & to register, call Maureen LaCapria at (718) 483-7135. 
Mid-week Bird Walk (FREE)   
Wednesday, June 22, 10:00am
Mount Loretto Unique Area    

Search for nesting Baltimore and orchard orioles, indigo buntings and others as we walk along the open fields and meadows. There should also be a good variety of butterflies present. Meet in the DEC parking lot off Hylan Blvd.

Supported by HSBC, USA, N.A. 
Summer Soirée: Tea to Twilight 
Sunday, June 26
4:00pm - 7:00pm 

Lower Great Hall,  Building R
Snug Harbor Cultural Center 1000 Richmond Terrace

Join us for an elegant musical reception to benefit the It's Your Museum initiative.

Staten Island's African American Social Entrepreneurs, featured in our Portraits of Leadership exhibition will be honored as we bridge the "tea to twilight" hours with outstanding food, wine, and a live jazz combo led by Jeannine Otis with special guest performance by Vinie Burrows.

Museum Members: $65/Non- Members: $75.

Call Cheryl Adolph for information and tickets at (718) 483-7113 or email cadolph@statenislandmuseum.org.

To purchase tickets through PayPal, visit our website HERE.  

This event is sponsored in part by W.J. Deutsch & Sons, Ltd.  
and by Con Edison. 

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