Staten Island Museum Outdoor Open House and Snug Harbor’s Harbor in Bloom
Saturday and Sunday, May 5 - 6, 2012 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1000 Richmond Terrace, SI, NY 10301
Join the countdown kick-off celebration of the Staten Island Museum’s expansion to Snug Harbor Cultural Center with a site-wide extravaganza - Snug Harbor Cultural Center's Harbor in Bloom Spring Festival.
Put together the puzzle on the Museum's Treasure Wall.
Jam out to live bands.
Tour Snug Harbor's Heritage Farm and buy some fresh vegetables!
Enjoy a composting workshop.
Take a nature tour of the grounds with our science guide.
Take home a plant at Snug Harbor's annual plant sale.
MillionTreesNYC Giveaway – May 5th, 11 am - 1 pm
300 Trees – East Parking Lot
Crafts by the Children's Museum
History Archive Tours
Antique police car photos!
Come for all or just a part of the fantastic jam packed weekend. Below is a schedule of events so you can pick and choose.
PLANT SALE Carl Grillo Glass House (all weekend)
SI ORCHID SOCIETY SHOW Building P, First Floor (all weekend)
Activities are scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday
Children’s Crafts Table brought to you by the Staten Island Children’s Museum - All Day *Saturday only
Interactive Treasure Wall Puzzle: Construction Wall Building A/H - 12pm – 5pm
Lenape “Fire-making” Demonstrations: Building A/ H - 12pm – 5pm
Mad Scientist Experiment Table: Building A/H - 12pm – 5pm
Nature Scavenger Hunts: Building A/H - 12pm - 5pm
All performances will take place on the Gazebo Stage
Allergic to B’s 12:45pm
Blues Ball 2:00pm
Allergic to B’s 2:00pm
Wahoo Skiffle Crazies 3:00pm
All tours depart from the Information Booth on Gazebo Road
Nature Tours 12:30pm 1:30pm 2:30pm *Saturday & Sunday
Staten Island Museum’s Director of Science, Ed Johnson, will lead a nature walk through Snug Harbor.
Art Lab’s Sparkling Blooms 10:00am-5:00pm *Saturday & Sunday
Art Lab will be showcasing the Art of the Trading Card with Scratch Art Cards for kids and adults!
Saturday Only Tours & Workshops
SHARP/ Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program 10:00am- 5:00pm
Engage with two SHARP artists and learn more about Snug Harbor’s SHARP Program.
Recycling Resources 10:00am- 5:00pm
All of your recycling questions will be answered by Staten Island Recycling Outreach Coordinator, Michael Rieser.
Horticulture Therapy Display/ Tent 10:00am-5:00pm
Learn about Horticulture Therapy from Eileen Torricelli
How Not to Kill Your Houseplants 10:00am
Robert Newgarden, gardener at the Highline, will demonstrate how to choose, grow and propagate houseplants.
Asian Folk Art Lecture 11:00am-1:00pm*New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden *Saturday &Sunday
Chinese calligraphy and Japanese origami craft activity.
From Discards to Decorative with Cacti and Succulents for Gardens and Window Sills 11:00am
Join Leslie Heffner and learn how to create unusual arrangements.
African Violet Culture & Propagation 12:00pm
Learn how to care for African Violets with Lee Gugliada.
Right Plant for the Right Place 1:00pm
Bill Yellott of NYC Parks will lead a discussion on choosing plants that will thrive in your climate.
Herb of the Year: Rose 2:00pm
Skye Suter, President of the Staten Island Herb Society, talks about the uses and cultivation of the 2012 herb of the year