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  1. It’s My Park Day at Conference House Park

    August 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Conference House
    Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the warm weather.
  2. Free Yoga at Alice Austen House

    August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    August 27, 2016  |  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Alice Austen House Museum
    Join us for a free gentle yoga session on the lawn of Clear Comfort. This session is presented by Be Yoga & Dance of Rosebank, Staten Island, in partnership with Shape Up NYC. Free yoga is offered on the second
  3. Saturday Strolls

    August 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Clay Pit Ponds
    Hike with us! We’ll walk a few miles and learn about some of the plants and animals inhabiting the Preserve.
  4. Pokémon with Police

    August 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Come down to Historic Richmond Town at 441 Clarke Avenue where the NYPD’s Crime Prevention Unit will host “Pokémon with Police”. Pokémon Police Trainers will be on hand at Historic Richmond Town which is an official Poke Stop to help
  5. Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

    August 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide. At Greenbelt, on the outdoor playing
  6. Summer Reading Triathlon Closing Ceremony

    August 27 @ 11:00 am
    August 27, 2016  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barnes & Noble
    Join us for the Closing Ceremony of our Summer Reading Triathlon. Kids have been voting for their Favorite Hero and Place in books all summer. Voting closes on Sunday, August 21, and we will announce the local and national Gold,
  7. Back to School Carnival

    August 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Ocean Breeze Park
    Join us as we celebrate the end of summer with a carnival-inspired afternoon of family fun and games, with school-themed prizes and giveaways!  This event is free and open to all.
  8. Member Appreciation Day

    August 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Staten Island Museum
    Free admission for members as a thank you for all of your support!
  9. Art Studio

    August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
  10. Kiddie Game Time

    August 27 @ 1:30 pm
    August 27, 2016  |  1:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Kids build their strategic thinking and interpersonal skills as they play age appropriate tabletop/video games (PS4 & Wii U)
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