Monthly Programming

August 2017 Program Highlights

 

Wednesday August 2nd - Chinese Traditional Dance 

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Boogie Woogie Wednesday 

Every Wednesday evening in August we invite you to tour our 11 hands-on exhibits, participate in a reading activity and craft, and enjoy dance and music performances from different cultures. The best way to end the evening is by joining in the dance to show off your moves!

 

5:00 pm Free admission begins

5:30 pm StoryTime and crafts with Literacy INC.

6:30 pm Snacks distributed (while supplies last), exhibits begin staggered closing

7:00 pm  Dancing begins and exhibits are closed

8:00 pm Museum is closed

 

Saturday August 5th  

Rockin’ Rapunzel

12:15 pm

Enjoy a special monologue brought to you by the Sundog Theatre. A twistin and boppin circa 1950′s version of this classic fairytale about a tower-bound teenager with dramatically long tresses and a fabulous voice. The perfect play for summer fun.

 

Wednesday August 9th - African Traditional Dance 

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm  

Boogie Woogie Wednesday

Every Wednesday evening in August we invite you to tour our 11 hands-on exhibits, participate in a reading activity and craft, and enjoy dance and music performances from different cultures. The best way to end the evening is by joining in the dance to show off your moves!

 

5:00 pm Free admission begins

5:30 pm StoryTime and crafts with Literacy INC.

6:30 pm Snacks distributed (while supplies last), exhibits begin staggered closing

7:00 pm  Dancing begins and exhibits are closed

8:00 pm Museum is closed

 

Saturday August 12th 

Noon to 1:00 pm

Cosmic Exploration / Second Saturday Science!

Sponsored by Con Edison

 

In our family science program, learn about NASA’s space program. Become a rocket scientist for a day. In a collaborative project create a lunar lander using everyday materials. Limit: 25 attendees per session

 

Wednesday August 16th  - American Hip Hop

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Boogie Woogie Wednesday

Every Wednesday evening in August we invite you to tour our 11 hands-on exhibits, participate in a reading activity and craft, and enjoy dance and music performances from different cultures. The best way to end the evening is by joining in the dance to show off your moves!

 

5:00 pm Free admission begins

5:30 pm StoryTime and crafts with Literacy INC.

6:30 pm Snacks distributed (while supplies last), exhibits begin staggered closing

7:00 pm  Dancing begins and exhibits are closed

8:00 pm Museum is closed

 

Saturday, August 19th and Sunday, August 20th  

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Make A Solar Eclipse Viewer

Have you ever seen a total solar eclipse? On Monday, August 21 in Staten Island, you will have a chance to see a partial solar eclipse. You won’t want to miss this amazing opportunity because the next solar eclipse is not until 2024. We want to make sure your eyes are protected from the sun when you view it, so we are  creating solar eclipse viewers.

To learn more about Solar Eclipse visit, click here.

 

Wednesday August 23th – Colombian Dance 

5:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Boogie Woogie Wednesday

Every Wednesday evening in August we invite you to tour our 11 hands-on exhibits, participate in a reading activity and craft, and enjoy dance and music performances from different cultures. The best way to end the evening is by joining in the dance to show off your moves!

 

5:00 pm Free admission begins

5:30 pm StoryTime and crafts with Literacy INC.

6:30 pm Snacks distributed (while supplies last), exhibits begin staggered closing

7:00 pm  Dancing begins and exhibits are closed

8:00 pm Museum is closed

 

Wednesday August 30th – Broadway Style Dance 

5:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Boogie Woogie Wednesday

Every Wednesday evening in August we invite you to tour our 11 hands-on exhibits, participate in a reading activity and craft, and enjoy dance and music performances from different cultures. The best way to end the evening is by joining in the dance to show off your moves!

 

5:00 pm Free admission begins

5:30 pm StoryTime and crafts with Literacy INC.

6:30 pm Snacks distributed (while supplies last), exhibits begin staggered closing

7:00 pm  Dancing begins and exhibits are closed

8:00 pm Museum is closed

 

 

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