Did you take a Spring Walk through the Perennial, White and Pond gardens at Snug Harbor or the walk to Explore Richmond Town Old Mills or the Richard Buegler 10-Mile Greenbelt Walk this past weekend? Or did you bring Mom to the Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County art exhibit at the Conference House (which continues through 8/17) or the Third Annual Island of Art Juried Exhibition at St. John’s University (continuing through 5/27) or Emergence at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum (which officially opens on Sunday, 5/21 from 2-5)? Whatever you did in this hit-or-miss-weather-weekend—rain, wind,sun, wind, at least there were no surprise snow storms!
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The weather this past weekend was balmy and perfect for a Bird and Nature walk, planting tulips at the Marine Hospital Quarantine Cemetery, volunteering at the NYCDEP Beach Floatable Program at Great Kills, exploring Crooke’s Point, enjoying the HONK! for Staten Island Art Parade in St. George or attending any of the Museum open houses. The 29th Annual Staten Island JAZZ Festival, sponsored by the Universal Temple of the Arts (UTA) was a hit at the Music Hall in Snug Harbor on Saturday. Did you make any new friends? Did you visit with some old friends?
Don’t miss the Art Exhibit of award-winning Baltimore artist, Karen Y. Buster, continuing through 10/23 from 12-8 at Hub 17, 73 Wave St. This artist invitational is presented in collaboration with
I am still not ready to run outside in the morning wearing more than a t-shirt and shorts. By the afternoon, it becomes warm again and by evening, it is great sleeping with open windows. I am beginning to miss summer, though. How did you spend the weekend? Did you visit the many art exhibits and galleries on Staten Island? Did you meet someone special at the St. Francis Catholic Singles Wine & Cheese Social, take a Belly Dancing class with Rachel or go on a hike or walk through the Island’s many parks? A great time was had by all at the Westerleigh Folk Festival 2016 on Saturday. The rain was a downer in the morning but soon cleared up to a perfectly mild sunny day. Continuous musical acts entertained the visitors as well as free pony rides and
I finally saw the new “Star Wars” movie in 3D. This 3D technology has become so vivid and life like—all the trailers for the coming attractions, even the animated movies, were also in 3D. Years ago, when I watched action/adventure movies like “Star Wars” and “Lord of the Rings”, it was exciting. Now I feel like Iam part of the action. Will the next type movie be “virtual” with vibrating chairs and surround sound as in the theme parks?
Did you start cleaning out your basement and attic of old electronics for the electronic waste recycling event? Don’t forget that you can drop off at the Sanitation Department’s site every Saturday and the last Friday of the month at 100 West Service Rd. from 10-5.