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  1. Marian T. Zinicola AKA “Marty the Psychic”

    April 29
    April 29, 2017  |  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
    Marty, a native Staten Islander of Italian descent, will discuss her new book, “Soul Bonding.”
  2. High Rock Challenge

    April 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    High Rock Park
    During the High Rock Challenge, two-member teams run together along Greenbelt trails competing in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the approximately 10K course. Events are cleverly designed and encourage teamwork as well as physical and mental
  3. Homework Help

    April 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    High School Volunteers are offering their services to help with Reading & Math! Reading:Prek-3rd grade Math: Prek-8th grade. First come first served. Sign up lists will start the day of each session when library first opens. At 11-1 and 2-4pm
  4. Zentangle 101

    April 29 @ 11:00 am
    April 29, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    South Beach Library
  5. The Wonderful Things You Will Be Storytime

    April 29 @ 11:00 am
    April 29, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barnes & Noble
    From brave and bold to creative and clever, this rhythmic rhyme expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children. With beautiful, and sometimes humorous, illustrations, The Wonderful Things You Will Be is a
  6. Spring Planting

    April 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Help plant our gardens in honor of Arbor Day. While supplies last and weather permitting
  7. Zion’s 2nd Annual Car Show, Vendor Fair & Flea Market

    April 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Zion Lutheran Preschool
    Come visit Zion Lutheran Preschool’s 2nd Annual Car Show, Vendor Fair & Flea Market that includes 50 vendors. You will enjoy over 100 classic cars, live music, children’s activities, and food/drinks. Cars will receive trophies. Flea Market Vendor Space still
  8. Sitting Volleyball Tournament

    April 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Ocean Breeze Park
    Sitting Volleyball is an adapted sport where the game of volleyball is pl;ayed on a smaller court with a lower net and all players must sit on the floor. This event is free and open to the community. For this
  9. Storytime with P.S. 44

    April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Join our fabulous teachers from P.S. 44 as they host story time. Families welcome
  10. Reading Help

    April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Huguenot Library
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