Fleet Week 2011

Andrew J. Lanza

May 27, 2011

Saturday
* 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Ships will be open for public tours with military displays on the pier. At 9 a.m., a special meet-and-greet for Boy and Girl Scout troops will be held.
* From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Northeast Navy Pops Ensemble will perform in Tappen Park, Stapleton.
* Also, from noon to 5 p.m., the Fleet Week Music Festival will feature live bands.

Sunday
* 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Ships will be open for public tours with military displays on the pier.
* 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: NYC Blood Center blood drive at the pier.
* 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal helicopter demonstration.
* Noon to 5 p.m., Fleet Week Music Festival.

Monday
* 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Ships will be open for public tours with military displays on the pier.
* From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., the U.S. Marine Corps air-ground task force demonstration will be held at Clove Lakes Park. Noon to 2 p.m., U.S. Navy members will participate in the Staten Island Memorial Day Parade along Forest Avenue.

Tuesday
* From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Ships will be open for public tours with military displays on the pier. Early-morning tours will include visits by schoolchildren.
* 10:30 a.m. to noon: U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal helicopter demonstration.

Wednesday
* 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. U.S. Coast Guard display.

The venue is the Stapleton home port, unless otherwise stated.

Information from the Staten Island Advance: http://search.silive.com/Lanza?date_range=w