Caring for the Greenbelt's parks and open space
in Staten Island, NY through education,
conservation, research and prudent recreation

Con Edison’s Family Science – October Edition

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We're Back! Live and in person.... and socially distanced.

We are happy to be able to continue our Con Edison Family Science program, a series of free monthly sessions featuring science topics and experiments designed for children and parents to accomplish at a team. A few short, self-guided activities will start families thinking together.

Registration: By registering for this event, you confirm that you have read our Covid-19 precautions and media consent. The event is free but preregistration is required - please sign up here.

Location: Meet at the Greenbelt Nature Center.

Public Transportation to Greenbelt Nature Center:

By bus from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal: Take the S62 bus to Bradley Avenue. Transfer to the S57 bus, which will take you to the Brielle and Rockland Ave. stop. Cross the street at the light.By Train from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal: Take the SIRR toward Tottenville, and get off at the New Dorp stop (9 stops). Walk about 1 minute down New Dorp Lane to Rose Avenue and New Dorp Plaza to get on the S57 bus toward Port Richmond. Go about 10 minutes (10 stops) and get off the bus at Rockland Av/Brielle Av. Walk 1 minute to Greenbelt Nature Center.

Cancellation: This program may be canceled if registration is too low, or if there is inclement weather predicted on the day of the event. Please ensure that we have your correct information so that we can contact you in the event of a cancellation. As we receive cancellations, names will be added from the waitlist. If you know you will be unable to attend, please cancel your registration by email at or phone. 718-351-3450 ext. 0, so we can fill the reservation.

Media Consent: By registering for this program, you are agreeing to have your image used in promotional materials by the Greenbelt Conservancy, including but not limited to, photographs and video. If you choose not to give consent, please let us know by emailing us at before the event.

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Con Edison's Family Science - October Edition