Fall Family Fun 2017! Kid Flix, Art Workshop, and so much more! Staten Island Museum

Family fun! Workshops for all ages in Summer Staten Island Museum
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Family Art Workshop: Cool Comics
Saturday, October 7, 1:00pm – 3:00pm 
Free with Museum Admission
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
Can’t make it to Comic Con this weekend? Come spend the day with us! Learn and experiment with the formats comics can come in, and the connection between visual art and the written word. Family Art workshops are scheduled for every first Saturday of the month, visit StatenIslandMuseum.org for upcoming topics!
Supported in part by the Lily Auchincloss Foundation and Richmond County Savings Foundation.
NEW DAY!
Meditation 101
Sunday, October 8, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Free with Museum Admission
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor

A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery with Michael O’Connell.

Michael is a certified Yoga teacher, meditation enthusiast and woodworker. He has gone on extensive meditation retreats throughout the US and studies Buddhist philosophy. Dress comfortable. Walk-ins welcome.
Bird and Nature Walk: William T. Davis’ Birthday Walk
Wednesday, October 11, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Free/Donations Welcome
Moses Mountain, High Rock Park, 200 Nevada Avenue
Learn about naturalist and Museum founder William T. Davis and his contributions to Staten Island natural history as we walk through High Rock Park up to the top of Mt. Moses, where the expanse of sky is perfect for viewing migrating hawks and other raptors. Possibilities include: red-tailed, Cooper’s, and sharp-shinned hawks, turkey and black vultures, and maybe even a bald eagle.
Supported in part by NRG.
KID FLIX
The Best Short Films from the International Children’s Film Festival
Saturday and Sunday, October 14 & 15
$5 per person
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
Explore the world without leaving Staten Island! Each year, the New York International Children’s Film Festival scours the globe to find the best new flicks for kids. Join us as we screen the absolute best of the fest, presenting exciting new films in animation, live action, documentary, and experimental film chosen from over 2,500 international submissions. All ages will love these newly released award winning short films!
Space is limited – advanced tickets strongly recommended.
 
SATURDAY, October 14 | Showtimes and Tickets
Sat, Oct 14, 11:00am Kid Flix 1 – for ages 3-7 
Sat, Oct 14, 1:00pm Kid Flix 2 – for ages 8-Adult  
Sat, Oct 14, 7:00pm Kid Flix 1 & 2: A double feature!  
(Replaying the 11am and 1pm films)
 
SUNDAY, October 15 | Showtimes and Tickets
Sun, Oct 15, 11:00am Kid Flix 1- for ages 3-7 (Encore of Sat’s showing)  
Sun, Oct 15, 1:00pm Kid Flix 2 – for ages 8-Adult (Encore of Sat’s showing)  
Intro to Tai Chi
Saturday, October 14, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Free with Museum Admission
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
Tai Chi is a powerful healing practice, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Join instructor Jonathan Bricklin in the Infinite Compassion gallery. Walk-ins welcome. For ages 8 and up.