FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joanne Pentangelo 718-273-2060 ext 154

Contact: Joanne Pentangelo
718-273-2060 ext 154
[email protected]
The Staten Island Children’s Museum Announces its Summer Line-Up for Boogie
Woogie Wednesdays, the Popular FREE Summer Evening Dance Series
Every Wednesday from July 2 to August 27 is a Boogie Woogie Wednesday! Sponsored
in part by Staten Island Academy, the Museum re-opens for free beginning at 5 p.m.,
offers a free snack at 6, and the dancing begins at 7. After a few minutes of instruction,
everyone is invited to get up and boogie!
Families are encouraged to pack a picnic dinner, and dine under the tent on the
Meadow—what a wonderful way to tuck some quality family time into your family’s
busy schedule!
July is International Month, and features cultural dance from all over the globe; August is
American Month, with artists presenting traditional American dancing.
July 2 Chinese Ribbon Dance with the New York Chinese American Cultural Center
July 9 Belly Dance with Anna Pipoyan
July 16 Irish Stepping with Dawn Daniels
July 23 Mexican Traditional with the Calpulli Dancers
July 30 African Dance with Harambee
Aug 6 Broadway Style with Walter Rutledge
Aug 13 American Square Dance with Don & Dot Coy
Aug 20 American Ballet Dance with Hassan Blandford
Aug 27 All That Jazz, with Walter Rutledge
For more information, please visit, or phone 718-273-2060.
Make every Wednesday this summer a Boogie Woogie Wednesday!
The Staten Island Children’s Museum is located on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center &
Botanical Gardens, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301. The Museum is open Tuesday
through Friday, noon to 5 pm during the school year; 10 am to 5 pm weekends, summers and most public
school holidays. For more information call 718-273-2060, email [email protected], or visit our
The Staten Island Children’s Museum is housed in a building owned by the City of New York and its
operation is made possible, in part, with public funds provided through the NYC Department of Cultural
Affairs with support from the Staten Island delegation to the NYC Council and the Staten Island Borough
President. Significant operating support is also provided by the NYS Council on the Arts, Corporations,
Foundations, the Trustees and Members.