South Beach Civic Association

Staten Island, NY

NYC Parks Newsletter

Good Morning,   Spring has sprung and our parks are blooming with events! As we make our way into the next busy season, check out these upcoming opportunities to get a head start on planning your outdoor adventures with NYC Parks in Staten Island this summer!   Beaches will also be reopening for the season later this month […]

FRESHKILLS PARK TO HOLD ITS FIRST FREE DISCOVERY DAY OF THE SEASON

FRESHKILLS PARK TO HOLD ITS FIRST FREE DISCOVERY DAY OF THE SEASON     DATE:                        Sunday, June 4, 2017   TIME:                          11 a.m. – 4 p.m.   LOCATION:               Freshkills Park 350 Wild Ave. STATEN ISLAND   DETAILS:                   Freshkills Park will host a Discovery Day event, opening more than 700 acres and eight miles of trails […]

Healthcare Reform

WEBSITE           ABOUT           CONTACT           ISSUES           MEDIA CENTER           SERVICES Dear Friend, Congress is currently working to fix our broken healthcare system, and I wanted to update you on the reform process. As you may be aware, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) — legislation focused on repairing the U.S. healthcare system to […]

NYC parks hosts speaker Peter Kageyama March 9

 NYC PARKS TO HOST RENOWNED SPEAKER AND AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR PETER KAGEYAMA FOR FREE PUBLIC DISCUSSION ABOUT HOW TO LOVE YOUR CITY   DATE:                          Thursday, March 9, 2017              TIME:                           6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.   LOCATION:                  Arsenal Gallery, Central Park 830 5th Avenue at 64th Street Third Floor MANHATTAN   […]

Meeting Wed March 8th: 7:00

Please see attached meeting notice for the SBCA. Representative from DDC (Dept. of Design and Construction) will be speaking on the South Beach Reconstruction Project. This includes new sanitary sewers; storm sewer drains and water mains. Also, new sidewalks and curbs to be installed with street repaving after the four-year completion. Very important to attend […]

RECECYLE YOUR HOLIDAY TREE WITH NYC PARKS AT THIS YEAR’S 21ST ANNUAL MULCHFEST

RECECYLE YOUR HOLIDAY TREE WITH NYC PARKS AT THIS YEAR’S 21ST ANNUAL MULCHFEST   DATE:                        January 7, 2016 – January 8, 2017   TIME:                          10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   LOCATION:               MulchFest takes place at 30 chipping sites and 48 drop-off sites in designated parks across all five boroughs. For a complete list of all […]

Cromwell at the MERC Walking Tour

Hi all, We have secured Wednesday December 21 at 11am to take a Cromwell at the MERC Walking Tour to discuss ideas and get basic questions on the proposed rezoning of the Bay Street Corridor answered.   As a follow up to our recent Cromwell Community Led Visioning Symposium, we’d like to look at how the Maritime Education & […]

CANVAS INSTITUTE PRESENTS MELBA MOORE & FRIENDS LIVE IN CONCERT AT THE ST. GEORGE THEATER

CANVAS INSTITUTE PRESENTS MELBA MOORE & FRIENDS  LIVE IN CONCERT AT THE ST. GEORGE THEATER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bobby Digi T: 718-273-6160 C.718.288.2402 E: pr@islandvoice.org CANVAS INSTITUTE PRESENTS MELBA MOORE & FRIENDS BENEFIT CONCERT AT THE ST. GEORGE THEATER SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th, 2017 New York, NY ( November 7, 2016) – On Saturday, November […]

Shape UP NYC looking for new sites to host free fitness classes

SHAPE UP NYC SITES Description: Shape Up NYC is a FREE citywide fitness program. The program offers classes in Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Kickboxing, Senior Fitness and more! Shape Up NYC is looking to expand where these classes are offered throughout Staten Island. Please see the attached flyer for more information and host site requirements. […]

Community Connections Trainings and Workshops

  TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS   COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS 2016 Description: NYC community park group leaders are invited to share information, make new friends, and learn about the resources that Partnerships for Parks and our partner organizations have to offer. CPF Executive Director Heather Lubov and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, will honor the Partnerships […]

Parks Partnerships Academy Wednesday Nov 30

volunteer opportunities   IT’S MY PARK PROGRAM -Applications are due December 1ST for January projects! Description: Partnerships for Parks invites you to get involved in It’s My Park hands-on service projects in all five boroughs. Our It’s My Park program offers year-round volunteer opportunities — from painting benches and planting bulbs, to weeding and cleaning, and much more! Deadlines: Applications are […]

NEW YORK ROAD RUNNERS OPEN RUN:

NEW YORK ROAD RUNNERS OPEN RUN: Description: Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. Cost: Free, no advance registration required. Link: http://openrun.nyrr.org/ ·         SILVER LAKE PARK Date/Time: Tuesdays, 7 PM Location: Silver Lake Park, Staten […]

URBAN PARK RANGER PROGRAMMING

URBAN PARK RANGER PROGRAMMING For over 30 years the Urban Park Rangers have helped New Yorkers of all ages to discover the great outdoors, uncovering the natural wonders that exist right here in their own backyard. To find information about FREE hikes, campouts, canoe outings, fishing outings, bird tours, and workshops that enhance your outdoor […]

PUPPETMOBILE: PUSS IN BOOTS

PUPPET MOBILE: PUSS IN BOOTS Description: The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic “Puss in Boots” tale, with a twist. Cost: Free Link: http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/events/category/puppetmobile/ Staten Island Locations: Saturday Sept.17, 4-5 PM: Silver Lake Park Friday Oct. 14, 9-10 AM: P.S. 57  

NYRP Tree Giveaway Saturday September 25 9-11 am Westervelt Community Garden

NYRP TREE GIVEAWAY Description: This fall we will partner with H.E.A.L.T.H. 4 Youths at our Westervelt Community Garden in Staten Island. Saturday morning come meet the youth who have been cleaning, weeding and planting all over the island and take home one of seven beautiful trees! We’re offering Witchhazel, Serviceberry, Magnolia and more! Date/Time: Sunday […]

Business Trainings

The Seven Habits of Highly Successful IOBY Leaders Thinking about running a crowdfunding campaign for a great local project and wondering where to start? This webinar covers seven top practices taken from our most successful ioby Leaders to date. We’ll cover tips on what you should do now to prepare for an awesome campaign, including […]

Environmental TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS

TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS Getting Started with Ioby | Ioby Anyone with an awesome idea for their neighborhood or their city can collect tax-deductible donations and recruit volunteers on ioby.org. In this webinar, you will learn how to get started, give some fundraising tips, and share some exciting news about how ioby’s growing in your backyard. […]

Environmental Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer opportunities IT’S MY PARK PROGRAM -Applications are due October 1ST for November projects! Description: Partnerships for Parks invites you to get involved in It’s My Park hands-on service projects in all five boroughs. Our It’s My Park program offers year-round volunteer opportunities — from painting benches and planting bulbs, to weeding and cleaning, and much more! Deadlines: Applications are due […]

Opportunities for Grants

EXTERNAL GRANTS Lowe’s Toolbox for Education This year the grant is seeking ways to provide the tools to help educators and parent groups through educational challenges by providing the greatest impact with basic necessities being the priority. Please keep this focus in mind as you apply for a Lowe’s Toolbox for education grant in 2016-2017 […]

Hamlet: Faber Park Fieldhouse September 17 1pm Free!!!!

  THEATER IN THE PARK Description: The public mobile unit presents Hamlet by William Shakespeare. (see attached flyer) Date/Time: Saturday Sept. 17, 1 PM Location: Faber Park Field House, 2175 Richmond Terrace Link: https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/09/17/arts-culture-fun-the-public-theater-presents-hamlet Cost: Free but space is limited. Please RSVP by email to jennifer.jennings@parks.nyc.gov to reserve your seat.

New Board Swearing in Ceremony

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Swearing in with Honorable Judge Barbara Panepinto-President Joseph McAllister, Vice President RoseAnn McAllister, Treasurer Dianne Romano, Recording Secretary Patricia Venezia, Sgt. of Arms Angela Antonelli, Chairman of the Board Louis Antonelli, Community Liaison Kathy Toth, Board of Directors Susan Hansen and  Victor Cenci.

City Parks Foundation’s Summer Sports Program Schedule

Friends,   Spring is here and City Parks Foundation’s summer sports program schedule is now finalized! Below are live links to the registration. Groups that cannot complete the form yet with specific participant information should send a group registration form: Group Registration   GOLF – http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/cityparks-golf-registration/   TRACK & FIELD – http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/cityparks-track-field-registration/   TENNIS – http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/cityparks-tennis-registration/   GET UP & GO!   […]

The DCC meetings have been cancelled.

The DDC had scheduled meetings for South Beach Home owners on 4/20, 4/21 and 4/22 pertaining to the start of sewer project in South Beach.  DDC has cancelled the meetings. At this time, DDC had incorrect location and was supposed to state CB2 Location not Richmond Terrace. No new date, time or location has been set. When  I here […]

Cooley’s Anemia Walk: May 1, Clove Lakes Park at 9 am

For Registration  Form, Click Below: Cooleys Walk Registration It’s Not Too Late To Join us for Cooley’s Anemia’s Sixth Annual Care Walk!             Date:                 Sunday, May 1, 2016 Location:           Clove Lakes Park Time:                Registration 9:00 a.m.                            Walk commences 10:00 a.m. This is Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s annual fundraising event and an opportunity to bring together […]

Sandy Recovery Workforce1

We have a new union construction pre-apprentice class set to begin in May, with testing for applicants starting as early as Wednesday. This will be the first of many opportunities for residents to once again apply for this unique training opportunity. Your constituents who are on the wait list at the Sandy Recovery Workforce1 Center […]

GreenThumb: 32nd Annual growtogether conference—REGISTRATION IS OPEN

GreenThumb: 32nd Annual growtogether conference—REGISTRATION IS OPEN   DATE:      Saturday, March 19, 2016 TIME:                          8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOCATION:               Hostos Community College 450 Grand Concourse Bronx   DETAILS:                   GreenThumb is excited to invite greening professionals from all over New York City to a day of learning, sharing, networking and greening inspiration during […]

NYC PARKS SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN

NYC PARKS SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN CAMP SESSION:      Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, August 19, 2016 COST:                        $500 per child for Regular Day Camp (9am – 5pm  Monday – Friday) $575 per child for Extended Day Camp at select sites (8am –6pm Monday – Friday)   DETAILS:                   The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp […]