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  1. Paint Day

    May 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    May 4, 2016  |  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Plenty of time for experimenting with paints and other media.
  2. 3 to 6 Club

    May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    May 4, 2016  |  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Walker Park
    Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club including art, literacy and sports. Registration is ongoing. However, space is limited and on a first come, first serve basis. For more information please contact Rich Costello at
  3. Teen PASS Program

    May 4 @ 3:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    May 4, 2016  |  3:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Faber Park
    When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th – 8th graders. We create a safe
  4. Homework Help

    May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    May 4, 2016  |  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children. First come, first served.
  5. Taking Care of the Baby

    May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    May 4, 2016  |  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Staten Island University Hospital
    Support and information offered at the Regina M. McGinn Educational Center to parents and families who are nurturing babies. Call to Register
  6. Wishes of Literacy Orton-Gillingham Training Course Workshop

    May 4 @ 7:00 pm
    May 4, 2016  |  7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Wishes of Literacy
  7. Star Wars X-Wing Event

    May 4 @ 7:00 pm
    May 4, 2016  |  7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Barnes & Noble
    Join us as we celebrate all things Star Wars and learn to play Star Wars X-Wing™. “May the 4th Be With You!”
  8. Greenbelt Tree Tots

    May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
    May 5, 2016  |  9:30 am - 10:15 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. The program will take place indoors and outdoors (weather-permitting) for 3 and 4 year olds and their caregiver. Space
  9. Toddler Time

    May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    May 5, 2016  |  10:30 am - 11:15 am
    St. George Library
    Songs, Rhymes, Picture book stories and craft activity! Please pre-register for each session.
  10. Greenbelt Peepers- Early Childhood Series

    May 5 @ 10:45 am - 11:15 am
    May 5, 2016  |  10:45 am - 11:15 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program will take place indoor and outdoors (weather-permitting) for children and their caregivers. Space is limited. Registeration requested.
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Mother’s Day for Every Kind of Mom

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Who doesn’t love a good ole’ fashioned handmade card and an armful of roses? I sure do. Think about it. Mother’s Day is the one day out of the entire year where moms actually get their own holiday. It’s a

Good Moms, Bad Moments

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During pregnancy you gave in to the urge for a Diet Coke. Gasp! You lifted heavy boxes while setting up your baby’s room. Uh oh! You ignored your doctor’s warnings not to gain more weight. Shhh! Before your child even

A Letter to My Younger Self With Advice on Raising My Daughters

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Dear Younger Me: I know you weren’t really sure you wanted to have kids, but once you became a mom you wanted to do it right. Trouble is, you were always second-guessing whether you were doing it right as you

Crazy for Carousels


Are your kids crazy for carousels? There’s just something about that twirling, whirling sensation of a relaxing carousel ride. New York City is home to many a merry-go-round, with at least one or two in every borough. Here’s the rundown

Apple Roses

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This Mother’s Day, don’t just buy your mom the same old boring bouquet of flowers. This woman gave you life! Show a little effort! You’ll be surprised how little effort it takes to make these beautiful rose-shaped apple pastries. Have