Read S.I. Parent Magazine Online
•  Read Our Latest Issue  •
Digital Magazine E-Newsletter
Sign Up

Form Heading

Parenting Media Association (PMA)
Celebrating 25 Years as S.I.'s Leading Family Publication

«       Nov 2017       » loading...
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  1. Baby Rhyme Time

    November 17 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
    November 17, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.
  2. “A Night at the Opera” featuring “La Gioconda.”

    November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    November 17, 2017  |  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
    Lou Barella presents “A Night at the Opera” featuring “La Gioconda,” an opera by Amilcare Ponchielli, based on a play by Victor Hugo. It is an example of Italian Grand Opera, set in the opulence of 17th Century Venice and
  3. Our Lady Queen of Peace Holiday Fair

    November 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Our Lady Queen of Peace RC Church
  4. NYC Compost: Farm & Garden Work Days

    November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    November 18, 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. Fall Flat 5K Trail Race

    November 18 @ 10:00 am
    November 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 10:00 am
    Willowbrook Park
    We run in Willowbrook park incorporating loops around the lake with stretches under the tree canopy. The leaves are still dazzling us with their warm colors creating a picturesque scenery for your morning in the park. Runners receive a great
  6. Out of Your League Badminton

    November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex
    Think you have what it takes to rule the court? Join Ocean Breeze’s badminton, scrimmage-style tournament!
  7. The Fattorusso Family Blood Drive

    November 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    The Fattarusso Home
    Here is your chance to make a difference…  On November 5, 2007 the Fattarusso twins were born 13 weeks prematurely because of a rare disease called TTTS. Christopher and Vincent both required numerous blood transfusions. Unfortunately, Christopher lost his battle.
  8. Homework Help

    November 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    November 18, 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.

  9. Super Science: Light-up Helicopters

    November 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    November 18, 2017  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Staten Island Museum
    Learn how a circuit works and make your own LED light-up helicopter. Supported in part by TD Bank and Richmond County Savings Foundation.
  10. Sensory Story Time

    November 18 @ 11:00 am
    November 18, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Stapleton Library
    Sensory Storytime is a fun, new, and interactive library literacy program designed to engage kids through movement, music, stories, and sensory activity play. This program is open to all and is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration
What's New
Snow Shoveling for Seniors


Do you have an elderly neighbor? Someone who is unable to shovel whenever it snows? Over 2,500 seniors are requesting snow shoveling assistance this year. You can help by joining Where to Turn’s Shoveling for Seniors Program. Kids seventh grade

Top 5 Black Friday Shopping Tips: Are You Brave Enough?

black friday shopping

Bargain hunters nationwide will take to stores the day after Thanksgiving (or sometimes even while the turkey is still on the table) searching for the best deals on holiday merchandise, when items are sold at a deep discount to those

14 Rules to Keep Your Teen Safe at Concerts and Other Crowded Public Places


In a world where mass shootings have become chillingly commonplace, parents are naturally hesitant to let their teens venture off to concerts and other crowded public places with friends. Like many families the shock and horror of what happened at

10 Life Lessons from My Journey to Motherhood

Screen Shot 2017-11-02 at 12.20.14 PM

SPONSORED CONTENT Recent pregnancy talk among friends got me reminiscing about my own pregnancies. I feel so fortunate to have had two happy AND healthy pregnancies, which culminated in movie-style deliveries complete with my husband driving insanely to the hospital, me being wheeled into

Adoption: The Trials and Triumphs of Forever Families

Screen Shot 2017-11-02 at 11.44.30 AM

There are many reasons why people consider adoption. For some, it’s a result of failed fertility efforts. For others, it’s a desire to enlarge their family and make life better for a child. But for all, it’s a way to