August?! Where the heck did Summer go?

Farm Tour of Gericke Farm at Clay Pit Ponds

About this event

Take a tour of the historic Gericke Farm! Learn how we grow organic vegetables and meet our chickens!

Free! All ages! All programs are rain or shine. One ticket equals one person, please reserve tickets for your entire group. No vax? Wear a mask!

Questions? Contact: emily.becker@parks.ny.gov or call 718-605-3970 X201.


Go Fly A Kite! Art in the Park: Kite Building


About this event

Make a kite out of biodegradable materials! All materials will be provided.

Free! All ages! All programs are rain or shine. One ticket equals one person, please reserve tickets for your entire group. No vax? Wear a mask!

Questions? Contact: emily.becker@parks.ny.gov or call 718-605-3970 X201.


Owl of Us

Come get a unique look at the zoo and its nocturnal animal collection! Night Moves gives you a guided evening tour of zoo exhibits where you will learn about different animal senses and adaptations.

Please arrive at the Zoo’s Main Gate at least 10 minutes before your scheduled tour time. Tours leave every 10 minutes starting at 8pm; the last tour leaves at approximately 8:40pm. Gates close at 8:30pm.  The departure of your ticketed tour time may vary slightly. Tours last approximately 1 hour.

You are seeing the zoo at night.  To help with your safety, we encourage you to bring your own flashlight and wear appropriate footwear.  No flash photography will be allowed.

Refund Policy Cancellations may be made up to 7 days prior to the originally scheduled tour date and time; no refunds will be offered less than 7 days prior to the originally scheduled tour date and time.

Weather Policy In the case of extreme weather, tour cancellations will be called by 12pm noon on the day of your tour. Full refunds will be given if you are unable to transfer to another date.

More dates for the summer season to come!


Family Day at Maker Park Children must be accompanied by an adult. Families are encouraged!

About this event

Family Day: Marble Runs

Saturday, August 28th, 2021

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Maker Park (across from 450 Front Street, Staten Island, NY 10304)

$5 for materials (Register 1 ticket per child)

Join us at Maker Park to make marble runs using recycled and new materials! We will be exploring simple machines and different obstacles for our marble runs.

All ages welcome, parental supervision required.

Workshop will be held inside at 450 Front Street Unit B in case of inclement weather. Masks are optional outdoors, but everyone must wear a face mask if we are indoors. If anyone in the group is immunocompromised and requests that we all keep our masks on we will ask everyone to comply.