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March 2009 at the Staten Island Children's Museum

 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:39 pm    Post subject: March 2009 at the Staten Island Children's Museum
From Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:00 am to Tue Mar 17, 2009 3:59 am (included)
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Weekend Workshops
Nano Days

Spring Recess Camp

King Kullen Kidz Cook
Summer Camps

Enter raffle to win Wizard of Oz tickets


Weekend Workshops

My Hero Stamp
March 1
Stamps pay for posting letters, they also celebrate extraordinary people and events. What makes a hero? Create a postage stamp in honor of one of your heroes.
Sunday - 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

Youth Art Month
March 7 & 8
March is Youth Art Month. Start with art, learn for life. Make a collage of a Monster!
Have fun creating your own imaginary creature collage.
Saturday and Sunday - 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

The Zoo Too!
March 14
Our friends from the Staten Island Zoo will stop by with a snake and Bob, the Merlin (a small falcon), for visitors to study and observe.
Saturday – 2 -3 p.m.

Wind Chimes
March 14 & 15
Create a wind chime from unusual objects, then take it home and listen to the musical sounds it makes on blustery March days.
Saturday and Sunday - 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

TD Family Passport Program - Egyptian Art Exhibition & Dance Demonstration
March 21
Ayshe, a New York dancer who specializes in human movement and ethnic dance forms, particularly Middle Eastern dance, will demonstrate her art form. Sponsored by the TD Charitable Foundation.
Saturday – 2 p.m.

Be Safe!
March 22
Learn fire smarts from real firefighters, including safety tips about smoke detectors, what kids should do if they sound an alarm, and fire prevention advice.
Sunday - 1-3 p.m.

Lion & Lamb Puppets
March 21 & 22
Make a puppet that illustrates the old saying: March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.
Saturday and Sunday - 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

Paint Like Van Gogh
March 28 & 29
Celebrate Van Gogh’s birthday by learning how brush strokes and color capture mood and create your own Starry Night.
Saturday and Sunday - 1, 2 & 3 p.m.


Nano Days


Nano Days 2009
March 28 – April 5
Small is big during Nano Days! Nano days is a celebration of nanoscale science, technology & engineering through the support of the National Science Foundation. Learn how the world of the very small is different from the world of the very big. Demonstrations and experiments will take place on:
Sunday, March 29th; Wednesday, April 1st; Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4th.


Spring Recess Camp

April 13 -17
Try a different theme every day. Come for the week or just a few days.
Monday - Art: Paint Like…Pollock, Picasso, Van Gogh, Matisse & Carle
Tuesday - Bug Day
Wednesday - Health/fitness/dance Day
Thursday - Theatre Arts Day
Friday - Cooking Day

˝ day - all week - $150
9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Full day all week - $275 –
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ask about our daily rate - Ages 4 to 12
Camp will not be held without a minimum number of participants.
To register, or for more information, call:
718-273-2060, ext. 137


King Kullen Kidz Cook


Kids cook every Friday in March.
March 6 – Berry Drink
March 13 – Edible Bark
March 20 – Edible Birds Nest
March 27 - Edible Sunflower Pots
Fridays at 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 p.m.


Summer Camps

Summer Camps
We offer several camps that will provide kids with a variety of learning experiences. Camp is a great opportunity to test out new skills and make some new friends.
Week 1 - June 29 – July 3 Summer Fun Camp
Week 2 – July 6 – 10 Cooking Camp
Week 3 - July 13–17 Discovery Camp
Week 4 – July 20– 24 Sports and Games Camp
Week 5 – July 27– 31 Arty Camp
Week 6 – August 3 – 7 Theatre Camp
Week 7 – August 10 – 14 ASPCA Camp (8yrs. & up)
Week 8 – August 17 – 21 Arty Camp
Week 9 – August 24 – 28 Cooking Camp
Week 10- August 31–Sept. 4 Summer Fun Camp
To register, or for more information, call: 718-273-2060, ext. 137
˝ day - all week - $150
9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Full day all week - $275
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Reservations accepted with payments.
5% discount if registered by April 30th.
10% discount (one time only)-
when registering more than one child or for more than one camp.
Camp will not be held without a minimum number of participants.



Enter raffle to win Wizard of Oz tickets


Enter your name in a raffle for a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets to see the Wizard of Oz at The Wamu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Friday, March 27th or Saturday, March 28th. Send an e-mail (with Wizard in the subject line) along with your name, address and a daytime phone number to: info@statenislandkids.org by Saturday, March 14th.




The Staten Island Children's Museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays and closed on Mondays, except for most school holidays. Our hours reflect the NYC public school schedule: noon until 5 p.m. when NYC public schools are open; and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. when NYC public schools are closed (including weekends). Workshops are free with paid Museum admission (unless noted) for more information visit our website: statenislandkids.

THE STATEN ISLAND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM IS HOUSED IN A BUILDING OWNED BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND ITS OPERATION IS MADE POSSIBLE, IN PART, WITH PUBLIC FUNDS PROVIDED THROUGH THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS WITH SUPPORT FROM THE STATEN ISLAND DELEGATION TO THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL AND THE STATEN ISLAND BOROUGH PRESIDENT. SIGNIFICANT OPERATING SUPPORT IS ALSO PROVIDED BY THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION & HISTORIC PRESERVATION. AND THE NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS, CORPORATIONS, FOUNDATIONS & MEMBERS
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