St George Day Festival Staten Island 2011
Meeting Schedule
Earth Day
Dragon Parade
Art Around The Park
Giant Puppets
Kid Zone
Spoken Word


Staten Island's St George Day festival is volunteer-run and non-profit. Become a part of this event by volunteering for one (or several!) of the tasks below. All are guaranteed super fun ways to meet new people and practice cooperative creative problem-solving.

High school students can use this opportunity to gather community service credits towards their graduation.

Please use the form to the right ->
to let the St George Day 2016 Volunteer Coordinator know about your interest and avilability. THANK YOU!!

Thank you so much--we couldn't do it without you!!
(By the way, the people you will be working with who are making this happen are all volunteers.)(Including me :-) )

Morning Set-Up (25 people)
8:00 AM–11:00 AM

  • Check that the area is clean
  • Set up small pop-up tents (4 people)
  • Carry stage platforms into tent (4 people)
  • Hang Banners/Signage
  • Set up Volunteer Check-In Area
  • Place tables and chairs in Earth Day Zone
  • Place tables and chairs in the Craft Area
  • Place chairs in Stage area
  • (Place carpet, benches, chairs, hang decorations, secure event schedule signage, etc.)
  • Bring chairs to Spoken Word area in backyard of Cafe
  • Set up Craft Areas (Place tables and benches, hang posters, secure event schedule signage, cover tables with table cloths, place art supplies on tables, etc.)
  • Decorate the Street: hang Dragon Scales, hang the kids' shields.
  • Chalk-art the street
  • Set up dragon-photo cut-out thing
  • Set up Answer Man sign and 2 chairs
  • Dragon Parade (20-35 people)
    1:45 PM
    Help bring our dragons to life!  Lend a hand and carry a part of our magnificent multi-person dragon puppets as we parade through the festival park. Great for both adults and children!

General Festival support
10:00 AM-6:00 PM

  • Take Photographs (1–3 people)
  • Face painting (2-3 people)!
Festival Put-Away
10:00 AM-6:00 PM
  • Put away chairs, tents, materials, decorations after festival ends (20 people)

Volunteers, please fill out the form BELOW, THANK YOU!!!

Mission / History
Flyers / Posters
Contact Us

This ST GEORGE DAY FESTIVAL OF EARTH DAY AND ARTS CELEBRATING COMMUNITY AND DRAGONS is made possible in part by funding and people power from the Every Thing Goes Stores, and by a DCA Premiere Grant from the Council on the Arts and Humanities on Staten Island with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and a grant from Partnerships for Parks of City of New York Parks & Recreation and the City Parks Foundation, major help from GrowNYC and
CATPAW, the Community Association of Tompkinsville Park Promoting Arts and Whimsy!