Upcoming Events Calendar

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Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land: Artwork by Tattfoo Tan 11:00 AM
Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land: Artwork by Tattfoo Tan
Mar 2 @ 11:00 AM – Dec 29 @ 5:00 PM
Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land: Artwork by Tattfoo Tan
Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land explores how spirituality manifests itself out of the connections between internal experience and the material world. How can we connect with nature in a society that continues[...]
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Noble Maritime Collection: CloseKnit 2:00 PM
Noble Maritime Collection: CloseKnit
Oct 3 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Noble Maritime Collection: CloseKnit
CloseKnit, our longest-running public programs, is free and open to knitters of skill levels. We donate the goods members make to community charities including the Seamen’s Church Institute’s Christmas at Sea program and the Elizabeth[...]
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Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 4 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
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Storytime in the Secret Garden: Maria Had a Little Llama | 10:30 AM 10:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Maria Had a Little Llama | 10:30 AM
Oct 5 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Maria Had a Little Llama | 10:30 AM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Maria Had a Little Llama | 12:30 PM 12:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Maria Had a Little Llama | 12:30 PM
Oct 5 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Maria Had a Little Llama | 12:30 PM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 5 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
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Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 11 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
Ghost Hunt at Snug Harbor 8:00 PM
Ghost Hunt at Snug Harbor
Oct 11 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Ghost Hunt at Snug Harbor
****The Ghost Hunt for Oct 11 is SOLD OUT!  There are still tickets left for Ghost Tour: Tale of the Matron and Spooky Snug Harbor.**** Get scared out of your skin on the all-new Ghost[...]
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Compost Celebration and Autumn Plant Sale 10:00 AM
Compost Celebration and Autumn Plant Sale
Oct 12 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Compost Celebration and Autumn Plant Sale
Autumn is a time for exciting changes and new beginnings—and you’re invited to celebrate them with us on October 12 at the Compost Celebration & Autumn Plant Sale! Be the first to check out the[...]
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Pirates Love Underpants | 10:30 AM 10:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Pirates Love Underpants | 10:30 AM
Oct 12 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Pirates Love Underpants | 10:30 AM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Putting Your Garden to Bed (NYC Compost Project) 11:00 AM
Putting Your Garden to Bed (NYC Compost Project)
Oct 12 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Putting Your Garden to Bed (NYC Compost Project)
Use traditional techniques to keep soil protected from the elements, experiment with mulch and sow cold weather crops for next spring. Please be aware that this event will be cancelled under extreme weather conditions. All[...]
Staten Island Children’s Museum: Remembering Inventor Antonio Meucci 12:00 PM
Staten Island Children’s Museum: Remembering Inventor Antonio Meucci
Oct 12 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Staten Island Children's Museum: Remembering Inventor Antonio Meucci
Con Edison Second Saturday Science! Create a classic tin-can telephone and learn about the life and history of Italian inventor Antonio Meucci. Staten Island Children’s Museum (Building M) Free with SICM admission of $8
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Pirates Love Underpants | 12:30 PM 12:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Pirates Love Underpants | 12:30 PM
Oct 12 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Pirates Love Underpants | 12:30 PM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project) 1:00 PM
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
Oct 12 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting[...]
PASS: Breathing with Strangers 2:00 PM
PASS: Breathing with Strangers
Oct 12 @ 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
PASS: Breathing with Strangers
Melissa Riker/Kinesis Project dance theatre’s newest large-scale, outdoor performance, Breathing with Strangers, is a ragged, sweeping and surprising love-song to New York City. Dancers appear and disappear as the choreography twists around and within the[...]
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 12 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
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CaringKind presents: Education Seminar for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers 2:00 PM
CaringKind presents: Education Seminar for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers
Oct 15 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Understanding Dementia for Family Caregivers: What You Need to Know and Where to Go This meeting will: • Provide information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. • Discuss the different stages of the disease and[...]
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Staten Island Children’s Museum: SAGE Story Time 4:00 PM
Staten Island Children’s Museum: SAGE Story Time
Oct 17 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Staten Island Children's Museum: SAGE Story Time
In collaboration with SAGE-Pride Center of Staten Island, kids will love this multigenerational story time with the senior members of SAGE. Staten Island Children’s Museum (Building M) Free with SICM admission of $8
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Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 18 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
Spooky Snug Harbor Tour 8:00 PM
Spooky Snug Harbor Tour
Oct 18 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Spooky Snug Harbor Tour
Haunted history, straight from a local expert!  On October 18 and 25, join local “Spooky Staten Island” history enthusiast Michael Pelczar as he walks you through Snug Harbor and reveals what he’s discovered about its[...]
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Breaking Ground: Twenty Years of the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden 12:00 PM
Breaking Ground: Twenty Years of the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – Dec 29 @ 5:00 PM
Breaking Ground: Twenty Years of the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden
Breaking Ground: Twenty Years of the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden brings the fascinating story of this unique space to life through artifacts, photographs, and artwork, in honor of the 20th anniversary of its completion.[...]
Reclamation: Artwork by Julia Simoniello 12:00 PM
Reclamation: Artwork by Julia Simoniello
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – Dec 29 @ 5:00 PM
Reclamation: Artwork by Julia Simoniello
Reclamation is a series of drawings and paintings by Julia Simoniello that documents the artist’s experience as a queer, femme artist living in a changing suburban landscape in a dying world. The art will confront[...]
Storytime in the Secret Garden: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly | 10:30 AM 10:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly | 10:30 AM
Oct 19 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly | 10:30 AM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land: Cosmic Walk with Eros Romero 11:00 AM
Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land: Cosmic Walk with Eros Romero
Oct 19 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land: Cosmic Walk with Eros Romero
A bare foot walk in the garden, a sitting meditation where you anchor to the earth and the reach out to the universe and be a conduit of healing data to bless the earth. Newhouse[...]
Open House New York: Studio Artist Open House and Governor’s House 12:00 PM
Open House New York: Studio Artist Open House and Governor’s House
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Open House New York: Studio Artist Open House and Governor's House
In celebration of Open House New York, Snug Harbor is excited to open up the Governor’s House and host an Studio Artist Open House–two spaces with very limited public access during the rest of the[...]
Storytime in the Secret Garden: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly | 12:30 PM 12:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly | 12:30 PM
Oct 19 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly | 12:30 PM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Opening Reception for Reclamation and Breaking Ground 2:00 PM
Opening Reception for Reclamation and Breaking Ground
Oct 19 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Opening Reception for Reclamation and Breaking Ground
Reclamation is a series of drawings and paintings by Julia Simoniello that documents the artist’s experience as a queer, femme artist living in a changing suburban landscape in a dying world.  The art will confront sexuality,[...]
Marvel Architects presents: Lecture on Buckminster Fuller by Jonathan Marvel 3:00 PM
Marvel Architects presents: Lecture on Buckminster Fuller by Jonathan Marvel
Oct 19 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Marvel Architects presents: Lecture on Buckminster Fuller by Jonathan Marvel
Join Jonathan Marvel, Founding Principal of Marvel Architects (New York, San Juan) in a conversation about our new temporary sculpture, the Snug Harbor Marvel Dome.  Experience the planning possibilities at Snug Harbor within a visionary[...]
Staten Island Museum: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Kid Flicks 3:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Kid Flicks
Oct 19 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Kid Flicks
$5 (includes Staten Island Museum Admission) | Registration recommended Catch the best short films from around the world! Presented in partnership with New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF). 3pm – Kid Flicks 1 (Ages[...]
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 19 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
Ghost Hunt at Snug Harbor 8:00 PM
Ghost Hunt at Snug Harbor
Oct 19 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Ghost Hunt at Snug Harbor
****The Ghost Hunt for Oct 19 is SOLD OUT!  There are still tickets left for Ghost Tour: Tale of the Matron and Spooky Snug Harbor.**** Get scared out of your skin on the all-new Ghost[...]
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Calligraphy & Language Workshop: Breaking Ground 11:00 AM
Calligraphy & Language Workshop: Breaking Ground
Oct 20 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Calligraphy & Language Workshop: Breaking Ground
What is Chinese calligraphy? Fancy writing? Art? This ancient Chinese art form uses specific skills and techniques to convey information and beauty. We invite you to consider the importance of writing while you learn the[...]
Noble Maritime Collection: Sea Shanty Session 2:00 PM
Noble Maritime Collection: Sea Shanty Session
Oct 20 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Noble Maritime Collection: Sea Shanty Session
Led by the Folk Music Society of New York, this program is really gaining in popularity and offers a great opportunity to experience authentic, time-honored maritime songs in an appropriately historic setting. The sessions are[...]
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Christina’s Day Trips Presents: Stonecrop, Boscobel House and Garden Tour, to benefit Snug Harbor 9:00 AM
Christina’s Day Trips Presents: Stonecrop, Boscobel House and Garden Tour, to benefit Snug Harbor
Oct 22 @ 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Christina's Day Trips Presents: Stonecrop, Boscobel House and Garden Tour, to benefit Snug Harbor
You’ll love this guided tour of the Garrison attraction Boscobel House, lunch at the historic Hudson House River Inn in Cold Spring, and then either antiquing on Main Street or a guided tour of Stonecrop[...]
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project) 1:00 PM
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
Oct 22 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Turn & Learn Compost Work Days (NYC Compost Project)
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting[...]
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Newhouse After Dark Halloween Special: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night 7:30 PM
Newhouse After Dark Halloween Special: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Oct 24 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Newhouse After Dark Halloween Special: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking[...]
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Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 25 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
Spooky Snug Harbor Tour 8:00 PM
Spooky Snug Harbor Tour
Oct 25 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Spooky Snug Harbor Tour
Haunted history, straight from a local expert!  On October 18 and 25, join local “Spooky Staten Island” history enthusiast Michael Pelczar as he walks you through Snug Harbor and reveals what he’s discovered about its[...]
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Storytime in the Secret Garden: Not Very Scary | 10:30 AM 10:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Not Very Scary | 10:30 AM
Oct 26 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Not Very Scary | 10:30 AM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Staten Island Museum: Super Science: Candy Chromatography 11:00 AM
Staten Island Museum: Super Science: Candy Chromatography
Oct 26 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Staten Island Museum: Super Science: Candy Chromatography
Discover the hidden colors behind some of your favorite candies! Learn about chromatography and use experiments to test various types of candy to find out if there are hidden colors behind the ones we see[...]
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Not Very Scary | 12:30 PM 12:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Not Very Scary | 12:30 PM
Oct 26 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Storytime in the Secret Garden: Not Very Scary | 12:30 PM
Classic tales for kids, in a fairy-tale garden! Your children will feel swept away by the castle towers and shrubbery maze in the newly-restored Connie Gretz Secret Garden while they listen to engaging readings of[...]
Marvel Architects presents: Sketching Class with Marvel 2:00 PM
Marvel Architects presents: Sketching Class with Marvel
Oct 26 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Marvel Architects presents: Sketching Class with Marvel
Learn how to sketch the iconic Snug Harbor Marvel Dome and other historic buildings on campus while learning about the planning possibilities at Snug Harbor with Marvel Architects. The dome is a derivative of the[...]
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron 6:00 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
Oct 26 @ 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Ghost Tour: The Tale of the Matron
The Tale of the Matron is a historic walking tour and recount of events that took place at Snug Harbor in 1863. You’ll enter three buildings that are typically closed to the public: the Matron’s[...]
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