If you are looking for something fun to do with the entire family, don’t miss the 8th Annual St. George Day which will take place tomorrow, Saturday, April 26 from Noon to 7:00 p.m. at Tompkinsville Park, at the intersection of Victory Blvd. and Bay Street where St. George and Tompkinsville meet (a mere 3 blocks from the Staten Island Ferry). 

To celebrate Earth Day and community arts, you will find plenty of activities, exhibits, arts, crafts, entertainment, to participate in.  Check out the Kids craft stations, interactive craft fair, live street performances throughout the day and especially the "Free Store" where you can give and take free goods to repurpose, recycly, reuse.

Among the highlights are:  

Noon – Xialon Dragon Dancers 

Noon – S.I. OutLOUD celebrates Shakespeare’s Birthday at Bay House Noodle Shop 

1:00 – Zeroboy the Human Cartoon 

1:30 – The S.I. Philharmonic Youth String Orchestra 

2:00 – The Giant Dragon Parade and Puppets 

2:30 – The Giant Puppet Show retelling the St. George and the Dragon Myth 

3:00 – Capulli Mexican Dance Theater 

5:00 – Kids Open Mic 

6:00 – The Melon Farmers



Did I mention that everything is FREE!  You don't have to be a child to have fun tomorrow.  Bring yourself, your family and friends to this spectacular festival. 

For more information and a schedule of events, check out StGeorgeDaySI.com. Hope to see you tomorrow.  Let me know what crafts you made, if you watched the Dragon parade, if you learned the importance of composting and recycling, and what you sang at Open Mic.  Call, text or write me at 646-258-9696 or joan.coogan@gmail.com.

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