From www.SIParent.com – Things to do With Your Family June 27 & 28, 2009

Saturday, June 27, 2009

  • Drive-In Movies: West Side Story. 8:30pm. For more info visit http://www.downtownsi.com or call 718-273-6369
  • Playground Pals. A short hike with the Rangers & collect natural items & then make a craft. Ages 3+. At Clove Lakes Park. UPR, 718-967-3542
  • Happy Birthday Eric Carle! Make a collage birthday card. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Sneak Park Preview: Fresh Kills Tour. 10am & 1pm. Prereg at http://www.nyc.gov/parks
  • Creatures of the Night. Find some nocturnal friends. 7pm. Blue Heron Park. UPR, 718-967-3542
  • Careers with Animals – Field Biologist. Students learn about careers working with animals. An introduction to live animals, interactive activities, tours & lab work. Grades 6-9. Prereg. 1:30pm. SI Zoo, 718-442-3101
  • The Grande Finale: Comedy Festival. 9pm. The Music Hall at Snug Harbor, 718-448-2500
  • Weekend Warriors vs. the Weeds.There is a war against weeds & we need help. Gloves & tools provided. 10am. Prereg. Greenbelt Nat. Ctr., 718-351-3450.
  • Smokin’ Joe’s BBQ Pitmaster Training Class. Secrets to make you an expert at the BBQ Pit. 11am. SI Historical Society, 718-351-1611
  • Nature Story Theater. Clay Pit Puppets entertain. Ages 3+. Free. 2:30pm. Prereg. Clay Pit Ponds, 718-967-1976
  • Walk: North Mt. Loretto State Park. A focus on mushrooms other fungi. 1pm.Protectors, 718-761-7496
  • Carousel. Take a ride on the carousel. 11am. Willowbrook Park, Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-477-0605
  • St. George Greenmarket. The largest & most successful open-air farmers markets program in the country.Purchase fresh fruit, vegetables, & much more. For info visit http://www.downtownsi.com
  • Walking for Fitness. 8am. South Beach Boardwalk. Meet at the Dolphin Fountain.City of NY Parks & Recreation. Cromwell Center, 718-816-6172
  • Walking for Fitness. 10:30am. Greenbelt Recreation Center. City of NY Parks & Recreation. Cromwell Center, 718-816-6172
  • Saturday’s Tots. Singing, creating & sharing adventures. 11 am.SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3 pm.SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Sunday, June 28. 2009

    • Happy Birthday Eric Carle! Make a collage birthday card. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
    • Good Grade Week. Did you get an “A” or “1” on your report card? Bring your “A” or “1” to the zoo and get in for free with parent admission.10:00am – 4:45pm. SI Zoo, 718-442-3101
    • Yankee Peddler Day. Antiques, crafts & collectibles market. 10am. Historic Richmondtown, 718-351-1611
    • Nature with Kathy: The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Ages 4-8. 11am. Prereg. Blue Heron Park, 917-596-4198
    • Breakfast with the Beasts. Tour animal kitchen, help prepare some food & watch them eat. Ages 5+. A paying adult must accompany a paying child. 8:30am. Prereg.
      SI Zoo, 718-442-3101
    • Origami for Kids. Easy folding. 2pm. Prereg. Blue Heron Park, 917-596-4198
    • Canoeing Basics. Explore the tranquility of Wolfe’s Pond Park. 11am. UPR, 718-967-3542
    • Concert: Chris Washburne and the Syotos Band. Contemporary up-tempo beats with a driving sound. 5pm.Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 718-448-2500
    • Carousel. Take a ride on the carousel. 11am. Willowbrook Park, Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-477-0605
    • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
    • (Update) Grand Opening Party! 1-8pm. Sample a relaxing massage, learn a new yoga pose, mingle over organic tea, and dance with the kids to live music at the St. George Healing Arts Center. The new holistic center is located at 208 Bay St. on the 2nd floor above the Everyting Goes Book Café. Call 347-400-5040 for more info. The first 25 guests to arrive will receive a free gift!
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