Saturday Arts Workshops May 15, May 22, May 29 12:30pm and 1:30pm Christian Boltanski, France’s most important living artist, creates a thought-provoking, immersive installation that brings to life universal human experiences through everyday objects. No Man’s Land, on view May 14 -June 13, 2010, is an exploration of timeless issues of memory and loss–encouraging visitors of all ages to connect with historic events on the individual level. Families with children ages 6-11 are invited to explore No Man’s Land in our “Armory Art Detective” session that will encourage careful observation, reflection, dialogue, and art-making to provide a deeper investigation of the installation. Sessions will begin at 12:30pm and 1:30pm and families will work through a series of stations at their own pace. Activities will include: A teaching artist guiding families in the construction of collage artwork Children having the opportunity to record their own heartbeat Participants working with a teaching artist to create their very own performance poetry $15 per family; includes all materials and admission to the installation. FREE for Park Avenue Armory Members
Monday, May 10th
Relax On Cloud 9 joins with Classique Salon & Spa to create an evening of fun for Moms & their Daughters with Special Needs
Experience a sampling of spa treatments together
Massage – Facial – Paraffin – Nails – Make-up & More
Reservations required 718.448.3412
694 Clove Rd. (opposite the SI Zoo) SI, NY
$25 for two
Here is a list of Special Needs Summer Camps for Summer 2010 for kids on Staten Island:
- AHRC—Staten Island School Holiday Respite—Autism, Mental Retardation, Seizure Disorder (212) 780-2583
- Children’s Aid Society Day Camp Goodhue Center (718) 447-2630, IS 61 (718) 727-8481, PS 35 Clover Valley (718) 442-3037 Evaluation on a Case-by-Case basis
- Eden II Summer Camp www.eden2.org (718) 816-1422—Autism, PDD-NOS
- Father Drumgoole-Connelly Summer Day Camp (718) 317-2255 ALL DISABILITIES ADD/ADHD, Mental Retardation, Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay, Epilepsy
- Marvin Weissglass Camp for Special Children JCC (718) 475-5231—ADD/ADHD, Autism, Mental Retardation, Emotional & Neurological Disabilities
- MIV Camp Program—Mt. Loretto (718) 317-2731Asperger Syndrome, Autism
- Staten Island REACH Program (718) 816-6172—ADD/ADHD, Autism, Mental Retardation, Emotional & Learning Disability
- Staten Island YMCA @ CAMP POUCH (718) 227-3200 Evaluation on a Case-by-Case basis
- S.I. Mental Health Society—Summer Program (718) 442-2225 Emotional Disabilities
- YAI/MAC CAMP—SLEEPAWAY CAMP (212) 273-6298 Autism, Mental Retardation, Seizure Disorder, Learning Disability, Developmental Disability
Go to www.SIParent.com for more events and information!
Saturday, May 1, 2010
- Spring Arts and Crafts Fair. Alice Austin Museum. http://www.aliceausten.org/ 718-816-4506 X 10
- Carousel Opening Day– Willowbrook Park, Eton Pl. & Richmond Ave. 718-447-0605 http://www.sigreenbelt.org/About/Carousel/Aboutcarousel.htm
- Learn to Ride – Kids: Bike New York. Midland Beach, Jefferson Ave & Father Capodanno Blvd. 212-932-BIKE – Ext. 116
- Internet Workshop for Kids. Tottenville Library. 718-984-0945
- Explorers of the Wild – The World of Worms. Blue Heron Park. 718-967-3542 http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/blueheronpark
- Tour of Victorian Gardens of the Judge Jacob Tysen House. Historic Richmond Town. 718-351-1611 http://www.historicrichmondtown.org/
- Spring Musical – 42nd Street. Susan Wagner High School: Auditorium. 718-718-698-4200
- Maps and More. Willowbrook Park – Urban Park Rangers. 718-967-3542
- Fresh Kills Tour. Fresh Kills Landfill – Urban Park Rangers. 718-967-3542
- Adults – A Musical Feast. Richmondtown Library. 718-668-0413 http://www.historicrichmondtown.org/
- Annual Plant Sale, Orchid Show & Tree Giveway. Snug Harbor. 718-448-250 http://www.snug-harbor.org/
- Spanish Camp History Hike with Mike. Blue Heron Park. 718-917-753-7155 http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/blueheronpark
- Weekend Ecology Walk. Staten Island Museum – Clay Pit Ponds. 718-483-7105 http://www.statenislandmuseum.org/
- Teen Environmental Club. Staten Island Museum – Blue Heron Park. 718-483-7105 http://www.statenislandmuseum.org/
- Beginning Birding. Clay Pit Ponds. 718-605-3970
- Goods and Services Auction. Temple Israel • 718-727-2231 • 8:00pm. Bid on gift certificates, concert tickets and more; iPod touch raffles also.
Sunday, May 2, 2010
- Spring Arts and Crafts Fair. Alice Austin Museum. 718-816-4506 X 10 http://www.aliceausten.org/
- Yankee Peddler Day (raindate 5/16) Historic Richmond Town. Antiques.718-351-1611 http://www.historicrichmondtown.org/
- Workshop: Identity of the Red Panda. Staten Island Zoo. 718-984-0945 http://www.statenislandzoo.org/
- Lizards and Frogs and Snakes – OH MY!. Blue Heron Nature Center. 917-992-1847 http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/blueheronpark
- Canoeing Basics. Wolfe’s Pond Park – Urban Park Rangers. 718-967-3542 http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/wolfespondpark
- S.I. Dragonfly Atalas. Staten Island Museum-Wolfe’s Pond Park. 718-483-7105 http://www.statenislandmuseum.org/
To all parents in the 373 community. On June 11, 2010, we are having our annual PTA elections. We need a parent to moderate the elections process. All that is required is one parent to come to the Main site and stay between 9-11:30am. the voting is between 9-11 and the votes will be counted afterwards. Anyone interested, please let me know.
John Scarso President PTA 373R 718-986-8856
IF YOU HAVE EVER THOUGHT ABOUT THESE QUESTIONS, THEN THIS SEMINAR IS FOR YOU….
- My child has an IEP. Is he automatically eligible for OMRDD services?
- What criteria are used to determine eligibility for services?
- I am worried because everyone tells me to get a Medicaid waiver for my child. How do I get it? What it is?
- What is service coordination?
- How old does my child have to be to get res hab?
- How can I get respite?
- Where can I find socialization, recreation, an after-school program or a camping opportunity for my child?
- What happens after high school? What will my child do all day when he is no longer entitled to attend school?
- Where will my child live when I am no longer able to care for him?
If you feel lost and alone, with many unanswered questions, come to this presentation to meet others and learn about the services you need for you and your child and how to apply for them.
- Date & Time: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Registration begins @ 6:30 p.m.
- Location: Institute for Basic Research (IBR) Seminar Room, 1050 Forest Hill Road, S.I. NY, 10314
- To register call: ECDC (718) 226-6670 or email: ECDC@SIUH.edu