Events from www.SIParent.com for Columbus Day Weekend 2009

Halloween[1]

Saturday, October 10, 2009

  • Caring for your Pet. Caring for your pets including exotics. For adults & children. 1pm. Blue Heron Pk, 718-317-1732
  • Annual Greenbelt Pumpkin Festival. Pick a pumpkin in the patch & decorate it. Ride the carousel. Puppet shows at 2 & 3. 12-5pm. Greenbelt Cons., Willowbrk Pk, 718-351-3450
  • Kids & Kritters. Pre-K & K adventure seekers. Learn about animals & their unique adaptations. 10am. Prereg. SI Zoo,718-442-3101
  • Young Writers OutLOUD. Free workshops on creative writing & spoken-word performance. Ages 10-15. Prereg. Richmondtown Library. SI OutLOUD, 718-907-0709
  • Open House New York: Seguine Mansion Tour. Tour the mansion & travel back. 10am, 1 & 3pm. UPR, 718-967-3542
  • Birding. Find hard-to-find species. 8-10am. Conference House Pk, 718-981-4002
  • Open House New York. An in-depth look at early Staten Island rural architecture & a scavenger hunt for children. 1-5pm. Historic Richmond Town, 718-351-1611
  • 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.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
  • Pumpkin Picking. Decker Farm Pumpkin Picking. All day. Historic Richmond Town, 718-351-1611
  • Carousel. Open 11am. Willowbrk Park, Grnblt. Cons, 718-477-0605
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Yoga. 9:30-11am. Yoga Greenbelt Naure Ctr, 718-351-3450
  • Pumpkin Patch Playland and Haunted House. Inflatable rides, face painting, corn maze & much more. Call for more details & locations. Green Side Up Garden Center, 718-967-5039; 718-317-6852

Sunday, October 11, 2009

  • Open House New York. An in-depth look at early Staten Island rural architecture & a scavenger hunt for children. 1-5pm. Historic Richmond Town, 718-351-1611 Sunday,
  • Nature with Cathy: Life Cycle of a Butterfly. Look for caterpillars & butterflies. Crafts. Ages 4-8. 2:30-4pm. Prereg. Blue Heron Park, UPR. 718-596-4198
  • Fresh Kills Tour. Tour on buses through the park’s terrain 1-1/2 hours. 10am & 1pm. Free. Prereg. To register visit http://www.nyc.gov/parks
  • Creepy Crawly Extravaganza: Spooky Spiders. Discover the most common spiders. 1pm. Blue Heron Pk, UPR. 718-967-3542
  • Lenape and Ecology Walk. A walk through the fields of Mt. Loretto. 9-11am. SI Museum,718-483-7105
  • 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. Willowbrk Pk, Grnbelt Cons. 718-477-0605
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Tai Chi. 10-11:30am. Bring your own mat. Tai-Chi. Greenbelt Nature Center, 718-351-3450
  • Pumpkin Patch Playland and Haunted House. Inflatable rides, face painting, corn maze & much more. Call for more details & locations. Green Side Up Garden Center, 718-967-5039; 718-317-6852

Monday, October 12, 2009

  • Open House New York. An in-depth look at early Staten Island rural architecture & a scavenger hunt for children. 1-5pm. Historic Richmond Town, 718-351-1611 Sunday,
  • Nature with Cathy: Life Cycle of a Butterfly. Look for caterpillars & butterflies. Crafts. Ages 4-8. 2:30-4pm. Prereg. Blue Heron Park, UPR. 718-596-4198
  • Fresh Kills Tour. Tour on buses through the park’s terrain 1-1/2 hours. 10am & 1pm. Free. Prereg. To register visit http://www.nyc.gov/parks
  • Creepy Crawly Extravaganza: Spooky Spiders. Discover the most common spiders. 1pm. Blue Heron Pk, UPR. 718-967-3542
  • Lenape and Ecology Walk. A walk through the fields of Mt. Loretto. 9-11am. SI Museum,718-483-7105
  • 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. Willowbrk Pk, Grnbelt Cons. 718-477-0605
  • Kids Workshop. Different project every weekend. 1, 2 & 3pm. SI Children’s Museum, 718-273-2060
  • Tai Chi. 10-11:30am. Bring your own mat. Tai-Chi. Greenbelt Nature Center, 718-351-3450
  • Pumpkin Patch Playland and Haunted House. Inflatable rides, face painting, corn maze & much more. Call for more details & locations. Green Side Up Garden Center, 718-967-5039; 718-317-6852
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