Upcoming Events Calendar

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Here We Are: Young, Black, and Indigenous Women in the Art World 12:00 PM
Here We Are: Young, Black, and Indigenous Women in the Art World
Aug 20 @ 12:00 PM – Dec 31 @ 5:00 PM
Here We Are: Young, Black, and Indigenous Women in the Art World
Here We Are: Young, Black, and Indigenous Women in the Art World is a showcase of five New York-based woman artists who share their art as an extension of themselves. Featuring work by Jaclyn Burke,[...]
Julia Forrest: Transcendence 12:00 PM
Julia Forrest: Transcendence
Aug 20 @ 12:00 PM – Dec 31 @ 5:00 PM
Julia Forrest: Transcendence
Using film photography and no digital manipulation, Julia Forrest poses nymph-like women in landscapes. Through mirrors, reflections, and forced perspective, Forrest creates an illusion in front of the lens. In Transcendence, a solo exhibition featuring[...]
Kathy Westwater: PARK Ephemera 12:00 PM
Kathy Westwater: PARK Ephemera
Aug 20 @ 12:00 PM – Dec 31 @ 5:00 PM
Kathy Westwater: PARK Ephemera
With PARK Ephemera, choreographer Kathy Westwater presents a collection of work emerging from PARK, her nearly fifteen-year choreographic inquiry into the site of the Fresh Kills landfill in Staten Island, New York. Once the largest landfill in the[...]
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Fall Foliage Walk 1:00 PM
Fall Foliage Walk
Nov 3 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Fall Foliage Walk
Tour Snug Harbor when the autumn colors are at their most beautiful! The Fall Foliage Tour begins at the Visitor Info Booth on Chapel Road, continuing through the Pond Garden and ending in the New[...]
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Compost Volunteer Day at the Snug Harbor Heritage Farm 9:00 AM
Compost Volunteer Day at the Snug Harbor Heritage Farm
Nov 5 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Compost Volunteer Day at the Snug Harbor Heritage Farm
Help our Heritage Farm team spread compost on the farm fields and prep beds for the spring planting season. Volunteers will assist with compost sifting, compost spreading, weeding and more! Learn about soil health and[...]
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays 9:00 AM
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays
Nov 5 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays
Explore the fresh produce harvested from the Heritage Farm each Saturday from May to November at the Heritage Farm Stand! WHEN: Saturdays from May 7 –  November 19 | 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM ***Note:[...]
Shinrin-Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (In-person walks) 9:30 AM
Shinrin-Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (In-person walks)
Nov 5 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Shinrin-Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (In-person walks)
Forest therapy, also known as forest bathing, is a nature therapy based on the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku. It is an approach where you take the time to reconnect with nature, with your body, your[...]
Pumpkin Smash 12:00 PM
Pumpkin Smash
Nov 5 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Pumpkin Smash
Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds to the Pumpkin Smash for a smashing good time! After you smash them, the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for New York City parks and green spaces.[...]
Shinrin Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (Virtual sessions) 12:00 PM
Shinrin Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (Virtual sessions)
Nov 5 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Shinrin Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (Virtual sessions)
Forest therapy, also known as forest bathing, is a nature therapy based on the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku. It is an approach where you take the time to reconnect with nature, with your body, your[...]
Civic Engagement Commission: Staten Island Participatory Budgeting Idea Generation Session 1:00 PM
Civic Engagement Commission: Staten Island Participatory Budgeting Idea Generation Session
Nov 5 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Civic Engagement Commission: Staten Island Participatory Budgeting Idea Generation Session
The NYC Civic Engagement Commission, Snug Harbor, Canvas Institute, Project Hospitality, Central Family Life Center, and Jewish Community Center of SI are partnering to host The People’s Money: Staten Island Idea Generation Session! This event[...]
Fall Foliage Walk 1:00 PM
Fall Foliage Walk
Nov 5 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Fall Foliage Walk
Tour Snug Harbor when the autumn colors are at their most beautiful! The Fall Foliage Tour begins at the Visitor Info Booth on Chapel Road, continuing through the Pond Garden and ending in the New[...]
Freshkills Park presents: Wanderings by Kathy Westwater 1:00 PM
Freshkills Park presents: Wanderings by Kathy Westwater
Nov 5 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Freshkills Park presents: Wanderings by Kathy Westwater
Freshkills Park presents choreographer Kathy Westwater’s Wanderings, a work emerging from her inquiry begun nearly fifteen years ago into the site of Fresh Kills Landfill. Wanderings features a guided wandering experience for audience members across[...]
Compost Processing Workday 1:30 PM
Compost Processing Workday
Nov 5 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Compost Processing Workday
Lend a hand AND learn a lot! Discover how to produce compost at home, how to mix your greens and browns into your compost pile, and the importance of cutting down on food waste. Then,[...]
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Transcendence: Cyanotype Workshop 2:00 PM
Transcendence: Cyanotype Workshop
Nov 6 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Transcendence: Cyanotype Workshop
Create your very own cyanotype prints in an exciting workshop led by exhibiting visual artist Julia Forrest. Cyanotypes are blueprints that capture the silhouettes of materials placed on top. You’ll combine your findings from nature and[...]
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Shinrin-Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (In-person walks) 12:00 PM
Shinrin-Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (In-person walks)
Nov 10 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Shinrin-Yoku United presents: Forest Bathing Nature Therapy (In-person walks)
Forest therapy, also known as forest bathing, is a nature therapy based on the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku. It is an approach where you take the time to reconnect with nature, with your body, your[...]
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Compost and Leaf Bag Distribution 8:00 AM
Compost and Leaf Bag Distribution
Nov 12 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Compost and Leaf Bag Distribution
The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Staff will be present to assist in loading up to two (2) 40-pound bags of compost into[...]
Volunteer Day: Annuals Removal and Composting 8:30 AM
Volunteer Day: Annuals Removal and Composting
Nov 12 @ 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Volunteer Day: Annuals Removal and Composting
Help prepare our gardens for the winter by removing annuals and tender perennials, adding compost, and turning the soil.  With the NYC Compost Project Hosted by Snug Harbor, learn why this is important for healthy[...]
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays 9:00 AM
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays
Nov 12 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays
Explore the fresh produce harvested from the Heritage Farm each Saturday from May to November at the Heritage Farm Stand! WHEN: Saturdays from May 7 –  November 19 | 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM ***Note:[...]
Compost Tour and Tip 1:30 PM
Compost Tour and Tip
Nov 12 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Compost Tour and Tip
See where we turn all that food waste into valuable compost! Join the NYC Compost Project Hosted by Snug Harbor for a tour of the Compost Demonstration Site. Get a behind-the scenes-look at our active[...]
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Transcendence: Photographing with Mirrors Workshop 2:00 PM
Transcendence: Photographing with Mirrors Workshop
Nov 13 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Transcendence: Photographing with Mirrors Workshop
Transcendence exhibiting artist Julia Forrest will guide you through an exciting workshop where you will learn about the process of using mirrors to create illusions in your photography and how to explore your own way of[...]
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Here We Are: Virtual Film Screening of Your Labs Are Normal 7:00 PM
Here We Are: Virtual Film Screening of Your Labs Are Normal
Nov 17 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Here We Are: Virtual Film Screening of Your Labs Are Normal
On November 17, enjoy a virtual screening of the film Your Labs are Normal, written and co-directed by Rhisa Marie Parera. Parrera will talk to us about her artistic practice and what inspired her to write[...]
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Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays 9:00 AM
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays
Nov 19 @ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Heritage Farm Stand Saturdays
Explore the fresh produce harvested from the Heritage Farm each Saturday from May to November at the Heritage Farm Stand! WHEN: Saturdays from May 7 –  November 19 | 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM ***Note:[...]
Sailors’ Snug Harbor Historical Tour 1:00 PM
Sailors’ Snug Harbor Historical Tour
Nov 19 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Sailors’ Snug Harbor Historical Tour
See the past and the future at Snug Harbor!  Learn the history of our 19th century campus and the architecture that put Snug Harbor on the map of irreplaceable architectural collections, featuring six of the[...]
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Wreath Making Workshop 3:00 PM
Wreath Making Workshop
Nov 27 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Wreath Making Workshop
Learn how to make your own holiday wreath with cuttings from Snug Harbor’s gardens and grounds!  Bring treasured objects, ribbons, and natural artifacts with you to incorporate into your wreath–like fresh thyme, rosemary, or cinnamon[...]
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Here We Are: Panel Discussion 7:00 PM
Here We Are: Panel Discussion
Nov 30 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Here We Are: Panel Discussion
Join the artists and curator of Newhouse Center exhibition Here We Are: Young, Black, and Indigenous Women in the Art World as we discuss our experiences in a world where women of color are under-represented and under-appreciated.[...]