I hope your holidays were blessed and joyful. Did you enjoy FREE admission at the Staten Island Children’s Museum on Monday? Or visit Ocean Breeze Park at 625 Father Capodanno Blvd. and check out the many programs that are offered there? My 5 year old grandson very proudly announced that usually he only has Saturday and Sunday off from school. But this week, he said, he will have so many more days off and doesn't have to return until “next year”! I asked him if he will miss going to school. He tentatively replied, “Yes.” I know Gerard and many other students as well as educators will be happy to have this week off to rest, play and recharge their internal batteries.
My sister, brother and I took a quick trip to Manhattan on Monday (walked over
Many of you will have Monday off for Columbus Day so hopefully, your weekend is planned. If not, check out the following events. Are you ready for------“Rome Through Richmond Town”? In response to the cancellation of the Columbus Day Parade, this is an experiment to celebrate all aspects of the Italian-American culture. It will take place on Saturday, 10/11 from noon till 5:00 p.m. There will be entertainment, educational and cultural displays. Participating organizations include Casa Belvedere, The DaVinci Society, the Garibaldi Meucci Museum, the Order of Sons of Italy in America to name a few.
On 10/11 enjoy a Walking Tour of historic St. George from a Native American watering place to British Army stronghold, to a 19th century getaway