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  1. Mindful Breathing

    October 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    October 21, 2017  |  8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Join Jimmy Lopez, BREATHE(TM) Certified Instructor and owner of Monkey Bar Gym S.I.N.Y, to learn how to systematically correct your breathing style and strengthen the muscles used for respiration. Fees apply, and pre-registration is required. Contact for more information.
  2. Viburnum Planting

    October 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    October 21, 2017  |  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    High Rock Park
    Participants will meet in the High Rock parking lot at the dead end of Nevada Avenue (200 Nevada Avenue). As part of It’s My Park Day, participants plant 50 Arrowwood Viburnums throughout the park in an attempt to replace some
  3. Running Wild: Introduction to Trail Running

    October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    October 21, 2017  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    A six week series. Running through the woods can nurture the soul, free the mind and tone the body. Join us for one or all of these free six clinics/runs designed to help you become more comfortable and adept at
  4. NYC Compost: Farm & Garden Work Days

    October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    October 21, 2017  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center
    Cultivate an intimate understanding of the interconnections between soil, plants, and human health by working directly with the land. We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, composting, etc. Bring
  5. THE LEGO® Americana Roadshow

    October 21 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    October 21, 2017  |  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Staten Island Mall
    Staten Island Mall in New Springville will host THE LEGO® Americana Roadshow, a highly visual, educational and free traveling installation of larger than life LEGO replicas of some of our nation’s most beloved landmarks. Ten one-of-a-kind, large scale models of
  6. Staten Island SAFE Disposal Event

    October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    October 21, 2017  |  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Midland Beach Parking Lot
  7. Good Day, Good Night Storytime

    October 21 @ 11:00 am
    October 21, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barnes & Noble
    In this previously unpublished picture book by Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved children’s book Goodnight Moon, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises
  8. Pumpkin Picking

    October 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    October 21, 2017  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Visit the historic 1800s Decker Farm and bring home a pumpkin! Enjoy our farmhouse tour, hayride, face painting, arts and crafts, and corn stalk maze. Free shuttle bus service available from the Historic Richmond Town parking lot to the farm.
  9. Homework Help

    October 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    October 21, 2017  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    High School volunteers are offering their services to help with reading and math! Reading: PreK -3rd grade, Math: PreK to 8th grade. First come first served. Sign up lists will start the day of each session when library first opens.

  10. Greenbelt Hike

    October 21 @ 11:00 am
    October 21, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Latourette Park & Golf Course
    Forest Hill Road and Alaska Place
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Decorations, Tricks & Treats for Kids of All Ages


Are you looking for some hauntingly good Halloween fun to add to your traditional Trick-or-Treating? Well, Staten Island scares up tons of fun for kids of all ages! Whether your family is up for some cute and colorful costumed characters;

5 Smart Tips for Working Out During Pregnancy

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SPONSORED CONTENT Experts agree, when you’re expecting, exercise is important. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG ) recommends at least 20 to 30 minutes a day on most or all days as it reduces the risk of gestational diabetes, preterm

The Teal Pumpkin Project


Take the fear out of Halloween for thousands of children on Staten Island with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project is an awareness initiative that will help identify homes and locations that offer safe alternatives for trick-or-treaters with food allergies.

Halloween Asthma & Allergies: Beware of Hidden Dangers


Witches, ghosts and goblins are supposed to haunt Halloween but the holiday can be even more frightful for the millions with asthma and allergies who may not be aware of hidden triggers in candy, makeup, and even the air. Every