Family Calendar for October 17 & 18, 2009 from SIParent.com

howling_dog2tn_4ely[1]

Go to www.siparent.com for a full listing of happenings in and around Staten Island this weekend. They are a great resource!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

  • You and Your Dog. For pre-teens & teens with a new dog (w/parent). Free. 11am. Prereg. Blue Heron park, 718-317-7243
  • The Pooch HOWL-WEEN Parade. Bring your best friend for a fun filled day. Awards for shortest tail, longest ears, owner look-a-like, best costume, contest for silly pet tricks, fetching & much more. 11am. At Wolfe’s Pond Park. The City of NY Parks & Recreation. For more info call 718-390-8019
  • Howie Mandel. The host of Deal or No Deal & Howie Do It is back! Don’t miss this incredible night of comedy. 8:00pm. St. George Theatre, 718-442-2900
  • Kids and Kritters: Nature Hike. Craft, story and more. Ages 5-7 w/caregiver. Blue Heron Park, 718-751-0071
  • East Meets West: An Innovative Afternoon of Indian Dance Fusion. A contemporary music with traditionalist dance forms. 2pm. SI Zoo, 718-442-3101
  • Krafty Kids: Fairies and Elves. Create a Blue Heron Heron Fairy or elf to take home. Ages 4-10 w/caregiver. 1-2pm. Prereg. Blue Heron Park, 917-751-0071
  • Family Fun Carnival. Games, pumpkin patch, inflatables, food & more. 12noon-4pm. St. John’s Lutheran Church,718-761-1858
  • Hawk Watch. Take a hike up Moses Mountain. 10am. High Rock Park. UPR. 718-967-3542
  • Creepy Crawly Extravaganza: Gone Batty. How bats search for food in the twilight hours. Bloomingdale Pk. UPR. 718-967-3542
  • Young Writers OutLOUD. Free workshops on creative writing & spoken-word performance. Ages 10-15. Prereg. At the Richmondtown Library. SI OutLOUD, 718-907-0709
  • Concert: Living Music. Church of the Holy Child. Free. 8pm. Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble. For more info call 718-907-3488 or visit http://www.mcensemble.org
  • Junior Science Club: Rubberband Racecars. Basic laws of motion. Design & build racecars propelled by the tension of rubber bands. Ages 8-13. 10am. SI Museum, 718-483-7105
  • Adults: Resume Writing Workshop. Free. 2pm. Prereg. South Beach Library, 718-816-5836
  • Harvesting and Drying Herb. Tips on drying, freezing, harvesting & more. 1pm. Prereg. Blue Heron Park, 718-356-9235
  • SI JAZZFestival 22. Jazz music, dance, song & spoken word. At the Music Hall at Snug Harbor Cultural Ctr. Universal Temple of the Arts,718-273-5610
  • It’s My Park Day. Volunteers to keep many acres planted & clean. 10am-1pm. High Rock Park. Protectors, 718-768-9036
  • NYC’s Newest Park: Sneak Preview. A presentation on the history, engineering & landscape design of NYC’s newest Park. 7pm. Prereg. Greenbelt Nat. Ctr., 718-351-3450
  •  CPR Training. Moore Catholic High School, 100 Merrill Ave, SI, NY 10314. $15 fee to go the Staten Island Heart Society. 718.351.3115.
  •  Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble, Inc. (MCCE) presents Active Culture series with Living Music at 8:30pm at Holy Child Church- 4747 Amboy Road) 718-907-3488 or http://www.mcensemble.org
  • 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 18, 2009

  • Natural Science Club: Invertebrates of the Woodlands. Discover the variety of animals without backbones. Ages 8-12. 2-3:30pm. Blue Heron Park, 718-967-3542
  • Creepy Crawly Extravaganza: UFO in the Park. Join the Rangers on a hike through the park. 1pm. Blue Heron Pk, 718-967-3542
  • Old Home Day. Old-time trades demos. Special feature – wood turning & furniture making. 11am-5pm. Historic Richmond Town, 718-351-1611
  • American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Registration: 9am; Walk 11am at Clove Lakes Park. For more info call ACS, 718-987-8872
  • Walk. Find trees that match leaves on the ground. Clay Pit Ponds State Park/Preserve. Protectors, 917-596-4198
  • How to take better pictures with your digital camera…using tips from Alice Austen. Noon – 1:30pm. The principles of photography applied to Point and Shoot or DSLR cameras. Alice Austen House, 2 Hylan Blvd. 718-816-4506
  • 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
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s