SIParent.com – Great Events for October 3 & 4, 2009 in Staten Island

Saturday, October 3, 2009

  • Light the Night Walk: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Midland Beach Promenade. Check-in at 5:30; walk begins at 7pm. Register to walk/donate at http://www.nightthelight.org or call 212-376-4656
  • Scarecrow Festival. Create your own life-size scarecrow. Bring an old shirt & pants to stuff. Free Adm. Minimal materials charge. 11am – 4pm. Rain date 10/4. Blue Heron Park,718-967-3542
  • Archery Basics. Try for a bull’s eye. Learn the safe & proper way. Equipment provided. 10-11:30am. Willowbrook Park Archery Range, UPR, 718-967-3542
  • Creepy Crawly Extravaganza: Owl Prowl. Look, listen & learn how to identify these nocturnal creatures. 6pm. High Rock Park. UPR,718-967-3542
  • Decomposer Discovery for Children.Hands-on workshop where children investigate everything. Ages 6-12 w/caregiver. 10am-noon. Prereg. Snug Harbor Cultural Ctr.,718-448-2500
  • Soap Box Derby. Design, build & bring your soap box car. Racers 7+. Trophies in different age groups. Registration 10am. Westerleigh Park. Rain Date 10/10. For more info call 718-816-6172
  • Community Fall Festival. Magicians, clowns, characters, music, entertainment, much more. Outdoors.11am-4pm. Donations go to CSI’s SI Breast Cancer Research Initiative. At CSI, 718-982-2365
  • Children’s Performance: Choo-Choo Soul. As seen on Playhouse Disney. 2pm. St. George Theatre, 718-442-2900
  • Careers with Animals Workshop Series: Zoo Keeper. Students who are interested in learning more about careers working with animals. 1:30pm. Grades 6-9. SI Zoo, 718-442-3101
  • Concert: Nylon Wound Guitar Duo. 2:30pm. Port Richmond Library, 718-442-0158
  • Autumn Moon Festival. 6-9pm. NY Chinese Scholar’s Garden. Snug Harbor Cultural Ctr, 718-448-2500
  • Concert: Tribute to Mario Lanza. Music Hall.8pm. Music Hall, Snug Harbor Performing Arts, 718-425-3517
  • Walk. View monarch butterflies at the beach. A 6 mile walk to Crooke’s Point. 10am-3pm. Protectors, 718-967-1037
  • Concert: WaFoo. A unique ensemble of musicians whose original compositions blend Japanese philosophy into a variety of musical styles. 2:30pm. Richmondtown Library, 718-668-0413
  • Book Swap-Adults. New or clean books for your neighbors. 11am-1pm. Richmondtown Library, 718-668-0413
  • Million Trees Stewardship Orientation. Learn about how you can sponsor a tree in your neighborhood. For info visit http://www.sigreenbelt.org or call 718-667-2165
  • Target First Saturday: Extremely Hungry Festival. An evening of music, dance, film & interactive activities. Free. 5-11pm. Brooklyn Museum, 718-638-5000
  • Weekend Warriors. Volunteer to beautify the Greenbelt. Tools provided. 10am. Prereg. Greenbelt Nature Ctr., 718-351-3450
  • Teacher Appreciation Weekend. A thank you to all the teachers for their tireless dedications in developing our children.For more info visit www.intrepidmuseum.org
  • Decker Farm Pumpkin Picking. 11am – 4 pm. Historic Richmond Town. For more info call 718-351-1611
  • St. George Greenmarket. Open-air farmers markets. Fresh fruit, vegetables & much more. For info visit  www.downtownsi.com
  • Saturday’s Tots. Singing, creating & sharing adventures.11 am. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Haunted Historical Hour. 90-minute candlelit tour. Entertaining, & chilling. 7-8:30pm. The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 718-442-1608
  • Carousel. Open 11am. Willowbrook Park, Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-477-0605
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Yoga. 9:30-11am. Bring your own mat. Yoga Greenbelt Nature Center, 718-351-3450

Sunday, October 4, 2009

  • Creepy Crawly Extravaganza: Skulls and Bones. Learn how to identify different skulls & bones of park night creatures. 1pm. Blue Heron Park, UPR. 718-967-3542
  • Annual Village Flea Market. More than 70 sellers. Snacks, tours. 10am-5pm. Historic Richmond Town, 718 351-1611  www.historicrichmondtown.org
  • The Path to Glory: Robert Gould Shaw and the First African-American Regiment. A S.I. Hero & the pioneering African-American soldiers with whom he served. 4pm. New Dorp Moravian Church, SI OutLOUD, 718-907-0709
  • Sunset-Moon Rise Walk. At Mt. Moses. 6-7pm. Protectors, 718-967-1037
  • Teacher Appreciation Weekend. A thank you to all the teachers for their tireless dedications in developing our children.For more info visit http://www.intrepidmuseum.org
  • Everyone Loves A Story. Stories, art work & more. Ages 7-14. 1-2:30pm Prereg. Blue Heron Pk, 718-494-8429; evenings, 917-647-9128
  • Pumpkin Picking. Decker Farm Pumpkin Picking. All day. Historic Richmond Town, 718-351-1611
  • Carousel. Open 11am. Willowbrook Park, Greenbelt Conservancy, 718-477-0605
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Tai Chi. 9:30-11am. Bring your own mat. Tai-Chi Greenbelt Nature Center, 718-351-3450
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