The Great Lawn (between Buildings 1A and 2A) will be the setting of the annual CSI Community Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. In the event of rain, the event will be held in the Sports and Recreation Center (Building 1R).

The Festival will feature magicians, cartoon characters, a pumpkin patch, sweet treats, inflatable rides, free raffle prizes, free child ID kits, face painting and balloons, a live band, costume parades, free clinics in dance, and sports and karate all day.

Connect with staff, community friends, and bring your families. We look forward to seeing you.

Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5 per person or $10 per family. Donations go to CSI’s Staten Island Breast Cancer Research Initiative, a multi-disciplinary approach aimed at making a positive impact on
breast cancer incidence and mortality.

For more information, call the Advancement office at 718.982.2365 or email

The Festival is sponsored in part by Con Edison, the CSI Alumni Association, the Friends of CSI, the CSI Campus Activities Board, and Free Lighting Corporation of Staten Island.