WWW.SIPARENT.COM Weekend Family Events for July 25 & 26, 2009

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Saturday, July 25, 2009

  • Hoop It Up: 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament. Boys & girls & National Park Service Rangers play each other, single elimination tournament. Prizes awarded. 10am. Free. Prereg., Miller Field Ranger Station, 718-351-6970
  • Astronomy Night. A tour of the evening sky.8pm. Bulkhead Road, Opposite the Education Field, Great Kills Park, GNRA, 718-987-6790
  • Scrapbooking Victorian Style. How they made their scrapbooks; make one yourself. Bring photos & mementos. Materials supplied. 1pm. Prereg. Ft. Wadsworth Mont Sec House. GNRA, 718-354-4500
  • Cycle the Greenbelt. Take a tour of this new bike path. Bring your bike & helmet. 10am. La Tourette Park, Greenbelt Nat. Ctr., UPR, 718-967-3542
  • Careers with Animals: Groomer. 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
  • Kids Crafts. Henry Hudson’s 400th year anniversary celebration. Indian face painting & get your photo taken with the original 1690 Dutch farmhouse door. 12-4pm. Alice Austen House, 718-816-4506 x 10
  • Sneak Park Preview: Fresh Kills Tour. 10am & 1pm. Prereg. at http://www.nyc.gov/parks
  • Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars. See 7 man pyramid on the high wire, human cannonball, jugglers, clowns and more. Parking lot at Midland Beach Park, Father Capodanno Blvd. For more info call 800-796-5672
  • Carousel. Take a ride on the carousel. 11am. Willowbrook Park, Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-477-0605
  • Leather Craft Series. Make a deer-hide Lenape pouch (except 7/4). 2-4pm SI Museum, 718-727-1135
  • St. George Greenmarket. Open-air farmers markets. Fresh fruit, vegetables & much more. For info visit http://www.downtownsi.com
  • Saturday’s Tots. Singing, creating & sharing adventures (except 7/4).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
  • Guided Forest Walk and Talk. All-ages walk the trails. 1pm. Clay Pit Ponds, 718-967-1967
  • (update) Guided Nature Hike. All ages. Free.3:00-4:30pm. Join naturalists in an walk through the Preserve trails. Learn the natural and cultural history of the area. Observe weekly changes in the animals, wildflowers and weather of Clay Pit Ponds, 718-605-3970 ext. 201
  • (update) Composting with Worms! Discover the fun and ease of setting up and maintaining a worm bin. Registration Required. 12-2pm Snug Harbor, 718 425-3557
  • Sunday, July 26, 2009

  • All Children’s Day at the Carousel for All Children. 2-3pm Children’s Concert; 3-5pm Free Fun Activities. Rain Date Sunday, August 2. Boro Pres. Molinari, 718-816-2133 or visit http://www.statenislandusa.org
  • Canoeing Basics. The basics of canoeing. First come, first-served. Ages 8+. 11am-3pm. Willowbrook Park. UPR, 718-967-3542
  • Native Americans: Lenape Native Americans. Learn what they wore, ate & left behind. 1pm. Conference House Park. UPR, 718-967-3542
  • Dragonflies Demystified. Presentation, hike & learn their special secrets. Ages 6+ w/adult. Prereg. High Rock Park. Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-351-3450
  • A La Carte. Ongoing activities. Explore the National Park Service portable discovery station & learn about native plants & animals. 2pm. Great Kills Park Beach Ctr., GNRA,m718-987-6790
  • Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars. See 7 man pyramid on the high wire, human cannonball, jugglers, clowns and more. Parking lot at Midland Beach Park, Father Capodanno Blvd. For more info call 800-796-5672
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Guided Forest Walk and Talk. All-ages walk the trails. 1pm. Clay Pit Ponds, 718-967-1967
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