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Upcoming Events

  1. Winter Break Adventure Program: Junior Zookeeper Day

    February 21  |  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Staten Island Zoo

    Have you ever wanted to be a Zookeeper? This drop off program for grades PreK - 6th grade is your chance. A day in the life of a keeper is full of hard work but also a lot of meaningful

  2. Future of Fashion

    February 21  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    SI Children’s Museum

    Create paper dolls in celebration of fashion week and see the work of stylist André Leon Talley and model Duckie Thot. Pick up a timed ticket at the front desk.

  3. Bike Safety 101

    February 21  |  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Fort Wadsworth

    Learn how to enjoy safe cycling in our urban environment. The program will be given by a trained instructor. Please register at 718 354- 4655.

  4. Imagination Studio: Marvelous Marble Mazes

    February 21  |  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Staten Island Museum

    Register here The Museum’s classroom transforms into a studio for dynamic imagination! Use wooden materials to construct creative, mind-bending mazes. This workshop is ideal for those who want to learn how to cut, pin, and glue. No prior experience necessary,

  5. Sculpt & Shape: 3D Art Day

    February 21  |  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    SI Children’s Museum

    Join in the Walk-In Workshop to create your own 3D artwork!

  6. Imagination Playground

    February 21  |  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children’s Museum

    Build in the pop-up play space.

  7. Teen Game On!

    February 21  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Great Kills Library
  8. Family Movie Night: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

    February 21  |  4:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    South Beach Library

    Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy nights? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening! Perfect for the whole family, we will be showing How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014). When Hiccup

  9. Winter Stories at Mont Sec House for Kids

    February 22  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Fort Wadsworth

    Parents and young children are invited to join a ranger in the Victorian parlour at historic Mont Sec House to listen to winter stories. Complete your visit by creating a creature from the story out of PlayDough to take home.

  10. Baby Rhyme Time

    February 22  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    New Dorp Library

    Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.  For ages birth to one and a half years.

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Sandy Ground: A Piece of African-American History in Staten Island

As February rolls in we celebrate and honor the rich African-American history of our country. Schools and communities explore the struggles and triumphs of African-Americans in the United States, from the blight of slavery to the civil rights movement and