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  1. Survival Skills 2 – Compass and Map Reading

    February 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Zimmer Club
    Basic survival technique in the outdoors. Weekly Youth Conservation Classes are FREE as well as lunch after. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. One student will be selected to participate in a DEC camp scholarship. Please
  2. Emergency First Aid

    February 13 @ 9:30 am
    February 13, 2016  |  9:30 am - 9:30 am
    Zimmer Club
    What to when you or someone else is injured before help arrives?
  3. La Leche Meeting

    February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    February 13, 2016  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Huguenot Library
    Support and information for breastfeeding mothers and their families. Babies, children, and partners all welcome.
  4. Free Math & Reading Tutoring

    February 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Math tutoring for children Pre-K to 8th Grade; Reading tutoring for children Pre-K to 3rd Grade. Registration in person required.
  5. Seeding for Spring

    February 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center
    Learn what’s going on in the soil beneath our feet and how compost can help remediate some common soil problems.
  6. Art Studio

    February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    The museum will provide materials, you provide the imagination! Non-stop art, every weekend.
  7. Upcycled Snow Globes

    February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Create your own snow globe for Valentine’s Day. Suitable for ages 5 – 9 yrs.
  8. Winter Journal Writing

    February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Each serves as an in–park community center for public education, recreational activities, and environmental studies. The centers serve as both starting points for walking tours and workshop
  9. Kiddie Game Time

    February 13 @ 1:30 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  1:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Kids build their strategic thinking and interpersonal skills as they play age appropriate tabletop/video games (PS4 & Wii U)
  10. Winter Wonderland Music and Movement Concert for Kids!

    February 13 @ 2:00 pm
    February 13, 2016  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Stapleton Library
    Turtle Dance Music engages all children including children on the autism spectrum with a novel 60-minute music experience about “the Winter-Wonderland.” Each song is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences. Kids will play instruments, try out interactive music technology
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Nothing says “I love you” like a delicious, home-cooked meal made straight from the heart. This award-winning ravioli recipe from Delish Dishes’ owner and chef, Carole Gervasi, is the perfect way to express your love –and your kitchen skills –

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Staten Islanders love to celebrate the important benchmarks in life– from birthdays to religious events, to graduations and milestone events such as weddings, engagements and sweet sixteens. Spring is inherently the season for First Holy Communion and Graduation parties, but

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As much as we love Staten Island, (we are Staten Island Parent, after all!) it’s still exciting to venture off into other parts of New York City sometimes. The midwinter break is an ideal time to take the kids exploring

Helpful Websites for Winter Storms in Staten Island


How to Prepare for a Winter Storm - FEMA offers advice on storm preparation NYC’s Severe Weather Website – Get updated information on the city’s response to hazardous weather. PlowNYC – Track the status of local plows and see when your