Falling into Fun with First Annual Community Festival

Families, friends, alumni, local businesses, and the campus community join together on the 204 acre campus of the College of Staten Island (CSI) for its first annual Community Fall Festival on Saturday, October 11, 2008 from 11:00am to 4:00pm on the Great Lawn (between Buildings 1A and 2A) (Raindate: October 12).

The event will feature more than 40 vendors with great family activities, live entertainment all day, and free clinics for kids in dance, gymnastics, soccer, and karate, as well as Music Together demo classes and Home Depot workshops for all ages. Kids’ activities will include inflatable rides, face painting, costume contests, storytelling, and magic shows. Fall crafts and gifts, as well as seasonal food and treats, will also be available.

The suggested donation of $5 per person or $10 per family will support CSI’s Staten Island Breast Cancer Research Initiative, a multidisciplinary approach aimed at making a positive impact on breast cancer incidence and mortality.

Participating companies and organizations include The Home Depot, The Actor’s Workshop, Calla Karate, Babies ‘R’ Us, Art Lab Inc., Party With A Fairy Tale Princess, The Little Gym, FDNY, SIUH, A Little Bit Country, the Staten Island Yankees, Sweetbrook Nursery, SI Family Music, RUMC, Bernie’s Fun House, A&J Party Inflatables, and much more.

The event is sponsored in part by the CSI Alumni Association and the Friends of CSI, For more information, you can contact CSI’s Office of Institutional Advancement at 718.982.2365 or advancement@mail.csi.cuny.edu.

Families, friends, alumni, local businesses, and the campus community join together at CSI.

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