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Martin Luther King Weekend Things To Do on Staten Island NYC

Things To Do on Staten Island over the MLK Day Weekend

staten island things to do mlk martin luther king day weekend staten island martin luther king day weekend nycJanuary 19, 2019 / Staten Island Neighborhoods NYC / Things To Do on Staten Island NYC / Staten Buzz NYC.

Weather. The Temperature highs will be around 40 on Friday and Sunday, dipping to the mid 30's on Saturday. The temperature lows will be in the low 30's on Friday and Saturday, dropping to 6 DEGREES on Sunday. There's 3 - 6 inches of either Rain or Snow forecast beginning about 3 / 4 pm Saturday and ending about 2 pm Sunday. Winds will rise all weekend, beginning at 7 mph on Friday, 15 mph Saturday and rising to over 20 mph on Sunday. The Humidity will be around 70% throughout the weekend. Click for Staten Island Weather.

Brief History of Martin Luther King Holiday in NYC

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist Minister who became the leading voice for African Americans' non-violent civil rights movement beginning in the mid 1950's through to his assassination in 1968. In 1983, the third Monday of every year was set aside to honor Martin Luther King for his service to the nation. The third Monday was chosen, as it was the nearest Monday to the anniversary of King's birthday, which was January 15, 1929.

Martin Luther King Holiday Special Events in the Staten Island NYC

martin luther king day weekend staten island nyc things to do mlk day weekend staten island nycThere's an MLK Day of Service on Sunday at the Greenbelt Nature Center from 1 pm - 3 pm on Staten Island. And on Monday at the Conference Park House Visitors Center from 11 am - 1 pm there's an MLK Day of Service for beach clean up near there on Staten Island. On both days in both places participants will have an opportunity to work with the NYC Parks Department to improve the quality of public green space by making them cleaner, greener and healthier.

On Monday the Staten Island Children's Museum at 1000 Richmond Terrace, located on the grounds of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, is hosting a storytelling session at 11 am and a musical performance at 3 pm, both of which are themed around the works and words of Martin Luther King. The museum offers free admission on this holiday.



Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend Events on Staten Island NYC

Things To Do on Staten Island Over The Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend

January 19, 2019 / Staten Island Neighborhoods NYC / Things To Do on Staten Island NYC / Staten Buzz NYC.

Art Exhibits & Cultural Institutions on Staten Island NYC - Things To Do over the Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend

Click here to view some of the in-progress art exhibits on Staten Island over the Martin Luther King Day weekend.

martin luther king day weekend staten island nyc things to do mlk day weekend staten island nycSnug Harbor Cultural Center at 1000 Richmond Terrace is open. As mentioned above, the Staten Island Children's Museum is open Martin Luther King Day with special programming and free entrance.

The Alice Austen House at 2 Hylan Blvd is open over the weekend between the hours of 11 am and 5 pm, but closed on Monday, Martin Luther King Day. They don't have any exhibit dedicated to the holiday as many Staten Island cultural institutions are fairly modest in size and scope.

The Jacques Marchais Tibetan Museum at 338 Lighthouse Avenue is open from 1 pm to 5 pm over the weekend, but closed Monday. They don't have any special exhibit dedicated to the holiday as many Staten Island cultural institutions are fairly modest in size and scope.

martin luther king day weekend staten island nyc things to do mlk day weekend staten island nycThe Garibaldi Meucci Museum probably doesn't.

The Lighthouse Museum probably doesn't.

There's also the Staten Island Zoo probably doesn't.

In the photo to your right is one of the galleries at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center in Richmond Terrace.

Dance, Theater & Music on Staten Island NYC - Things To Do over the Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend

martin luther king day weekend staten island nyc things to do mlk day weekend staten island nycClick here to view the Theatre section of the Staten Island Events Calendar to see what's doing this Martin Luther King Day weekend in theater on Staten Island NYC.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center at 1000 Richmond Terrace is open. As mentioned above, the Staten Island Children's Museum is open Martin Luther King Day with special programming and free entrance.

The St. George Theatre at 35 Hyatt Street in the St. George neighborhood doesn't have anything planned over the holiday weekend as many Staten Island cultural institutions are fairly modest in size and scope - and the winter is the off season. They offer a monthly movie series.

I will look into Staten Island CUNY and the St. John's University Extension and hope to have more to report next year.

An example of an interesting venue is shown in the photo to your right, where the XYZ Company is performing at the theater on Staten Island NYC.

Staten Island Historic Sites, Historical Societies & Museums

martin luther king day weekend staten island nyc things to do mlk day weekend staten island nycStaten Island is home to two venerable historic sites - Historic Richmond Town and the Conference House.

Historic Richmond Town dates back to the mid 1800's as well as into Colonial times. They are open every weekend, but their thrust is Colonial America so they won't have much by way of themed events related to Martin Luther King.

The Conference House is where the Americans, led by Benjamin Franklin, met with the British in an effort to pursue a negotiated settlement regarding taxation and personal liberties to avert the American Revolutionary War. Thankfully, they were unsuccessful. Like Historic Richmond Town, the thrust of this institution is colonial America and this is the off season.

Martin Luther King Day Weekend Shopping on Staten Island NYC

things to do martin luther king day weekend staten island nyc things to do mlk day weekend nycThis is a great weekend to do a bit of shopping. Staten Island is a fun place to shop, especially over a long weekend weather. Click here to view our section about Staten Island shopping section.

The Staten Island Mall, along with the shopping available at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal are both good places to go shopping for regular items and gift items, respectively.

In the photo at right is one of the stores located on Staten Island.

Martin Luther King Day / MLK Day Weekend Dining on Staten Island NYC

If you know where to look, the food in the Staten Island has always been good. The variety of restaurant choices is difficult to match anywhere, and if you look carefully, you can find good food at reasonable prices too.

martin luther king day weekend staten island nyc things to do mlk day weekend staten island nycClick here to view the Staten Island Restaurants NYC section of the site, which includes reviews of the restaurants we've selected to review. As of this writing, we've identified some of our old favorites, but haven't done the deep dive yet.

Click here to view our Staten Island New Years party restaurants and click here to view our Staten Island Halloween party restaurants as together these sections should help you find a number of appealing dining options.

Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend Events on Staten Island

You can visit the Staten Island theaters, performing arts centers & art museums, go shopping on Staten Island NYC, and eat out at one of the Staten Island restaurants.

Click here to obtain information about things to do Memorial Day Weekend on Staten Island. And our things to do / Staten Island events calendar is updated monthly with a couple dozen different Staten Island fun / cultural events.

MLK Day Things To Do Brooklyn / Manhattan / Bronx / Queens

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