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13 Things To Do in Staten Island's Neighborhoods This Weekend

By Nicholas Rizzi | April 28, 2016 4:33pm | Updated on September 22, 2017 10:36am

All Weekend

Festa D'Italia

Where: Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave., Grymes Hill
When: Saturday from noon to 7 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A Italian culture festival with food, live music, exhibits, an Italian car and motorbike show and more. Tickets are $10.

"King Lear"

Where: Fort Wadsworth, 210 New York Ave., Fort Wadsworth
When: Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m.

The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company will host a free performance of "King Lear" at the fortification structure Battery Weed inside Fort Wadsworth.

Friday , Sept. 22

Movies Under the Stars: "The LEGO Batman Movie"

Where: Wolfe's Pond Park, Cornelia and Chester avenues, Prince's Bay
When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

An outdoor screening of "The LEGO Batman Movie." Organizers suggest arriving before 7:30 p.m. to secure a spot and a limited number of chairs will be available.

► Movies Under the Stars: "The Mighty Ducks"

Where: Lyons Pool, 6 Victory Blvd., Tompkinsville
When: 7:30 to 9 p.m.

A free, outdoor screening of "The Mighty Ducks." Attendees are asked to arrive before 7:30 p.m. to secure a spot.

► Super Secret Storytelling Show

Where: ArtSpace @ Staten Island Arts, 23 Navy Pier Court, Stapleton
When: 8 to 10 p.m.

The Super Secret Show, hosted by Joon Chung and Manuel Rondon, returns with stories, video sketches and a live recording of the podcast "In Strange Company." Tickets are $5 and the show is BYOB.

Saturday, Sept. 23

We Love Tompkinsville Park

​Where: Tompkinsville Park, 45 Victory Blvd., Tompkinsville
When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A free health and wellness event with a drum circle, yoga, vendors, massages, pinwheel making and more.

Autumn Moon Festival

Where: Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston
When: Noon to 3 p.m.

A traditional Autumn Moon Festival with music, dance, storytelling, martial arts, Chinese demonstrations, food and more. Tickets are $10.

​► Lighthouse Point Festival

Where: National Lighthouse Museum, 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, St. George 
When: Noon to 6 p.m.

The second annual Lighthouse Point Festival returns with a clam chowder contest, live music, arts and crafts vendors and more. The event has a suggested donation of $2 and $5 for the chowder contest.

​► Staten Island Ferry 200th Year Anniversary Art Show

Where: 5050 Skatepark, 354 Front St., Stapleton
When: 7 p.m.

An art show celebrating the anniversary of the Staten Island Ferry with photographs for sale by Vin Barone, Mark Blasko, Jozette Carter-Williams and more. The event will also have live art, music and food with proceeds going toward Richmond University Medical Center's new emergency room.

A Wedding in Song & Dance

Where: Noble Maritime Collection, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston
When: 7:30 p.m.

Riverside Opera Company will perform excerpts from "La Boheme." Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door while children and students get in free.

Movies Under the Stars: "Thor: The Dark World"

Where: Clove Lakes Park, Clove Road and Cheshire Place, Sunnyside
When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

A free, outdoor screening of "Thor: The Dark World." Organizers suggest getting there before 7:30 p.m. to secure a spot and a limited number of chairs will be available.

Sunday, Sept. 24

Strongman and Strongwoman Competition

Where: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex, 625 Father Capodanno Blvd., Ocean Breeze
When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A free strongman and strongwoman competition open to participants with prior experience and knowledge of heavy lifting.

"Buddhist Stupas" Presentation

Where: Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, 338 Lighthouse Ave., Lighthouse Hill
When: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

A presentation by Lama Rangbar Nyima Ozer on "Buddhist Stupas: The Use of a Sacred Form as a Means of Guiding Humanity Toward Wisdom and Truth."