www.SIparent.com List of Events for Staten Island, July 18 & 19, 2009

Saturday, July 18, 2009

  • Juke Box Heroes Live. The music of Elvis, Neil Diamond, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Beatles & much more. For more info contact 212-729-4455 or St. George Theatre, 718-442-2900
  • Hoop It Up: 5 on 5  Basketball Tournament. Boys & girls & National Park Service Rangers play each other, single elimination tournament. Prizes awarded. 10am. Free. Prereg. Miller Field Ranger Station, 718-351-6970
  • Early Birding. 9am. High Rock Park. UPR,718-967-3542 http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/R088/events/172313
  • Beach Clean Up.10am. Wolfe’s Pond Park. UPR, 718-967-3542 http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/wolfespondpark/events/172317
  • Staten Island Streetcars. See how travel was done on S.I. a century ago. See vehicles grandparents rode & where they went. Ft. Wadsworth Visitor Ctr., GNRA, 718-354-4500
  • Talent on the Terrace: WaFoo. Unique stylings of tranquil Japanese Jazz. Free. 5pm. Greenbelt Nat. Ctr., 718-351-3450
  • Weekend Warriors vs. The Weeds. There is a war against weeds. Gloves & tools provided. Community service credit available. 10am. Prereg. Greenbelt Nature Center, 718-351-3450
  • Build a Birdfeeder Workshop. Build & decorate a backyard birdfeeder. Greenbelt Nature Center, 718-351-3450
  • Junior Science Club: Taking Flight. Learn to build various flying machines. Ages 8-13. 10am. SI Museum, 718-727-1135
  • Carousel. Take a ride on the carousel. 11am. Willowbrook Park, Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-477-0605
  • Leather Craft Series. Make a deer-hide Lenape pouch (except 7/4). 2-4pm SI Museum, 718-727-1135
  • St. George Greenmarket. Open-air farmers markets. Fresh fruit, vegetables & much more. For info visit www.downtownsi.com  
  • Saturday’s Tots. Singing, creating & sharing adventures (except 7/4).11 am. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3 pm.SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Guided Forest Walk and Talk. All-ages walk the trails. 1pm. Clay Pit Ponds, 718-967-1967
  • (update) Guided Nature Hike. All ages. Free.3:00-4:30pm. Join naturalists in an walk through the Preserve trails. Learn the natural and cultural history of the area. Observe weekly changes in the animals, wildflowers and weather of Clay Pit Ponds, 718-605-3970 ext. 201
  • Sunday, July 19, 2009

  • A Little Dabble Do Ya. Learn a technique called dabbling. Instructions, poles & lures provided. 10am. Willowbrook Park. UPR, 718-967-3542
  • A La Carte. Ongoing activities. Explore the National Park Service portable discovery station & learn about native plants & animals. 2pm. Great Kills Park Beach Ctr., GNRA,m718-987-6790
  • Carousel. Take a ride on the carousel. 11am. Willowbrook Park, Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-477-0605
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Guided Forest Walk and Talk. All-ages walk the trails. 1pm. Clay Pit Ponds, 718-967-1967
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