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  1. Small Business Saturday

    November 28
    November 28, 2015  |  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Staten Island, USA
    Small Business Saturday is a day where people across the country are encouraged to support small, local businesses. Here in Staten Island there are tons of stores participating in Small Business Saturday. Click here for more information on participating merchants
  2. Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

    November 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    November 28, 2015  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Westerleigh Park
    Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
  3. Saturday After Thanksgiving Hike!

    November 28 @ 10:00 am
    November 28, 2015  |  10:00 am - 10:00 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    This is an additional chance to walk off Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday – not to be confused with our Friday “Day After Thanksgiving Hike?” Saturday hike begins at the Greenbelt Nature Center and uses trails within the central Greenbelt. This
  4. Fitness Saturday

    November 28 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
    November 28, 2015  |  10:15 am - 11:00 am
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Stay in shape with fun exercises! Come in comfortable sneakers, clothing, and bring a water bottle.
  5. Sensory Story Time

    November 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    November 28, 2015  |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    St. George Library
    For children who prefer smaller group settings, children who are on the autism spectrum, or children who are sensitive to sensory overload. Space limited. Please register in advance.
  6. Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

    November 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    November 28, 2015  |  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Alice Austen House Museum
    Find special holiday gifts made by local artists and artisans.
  7. Oh, Deer!

    November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    November 28, 2015  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Clay Pit Ponds
    Learn about the increasing deer population on Staten Island and the Preserve.
  8. Thanksgiving Kitchen Tour

    November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    November 28, 2015  |  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Tour the kitchens on the site and discover recipes and the sources of Thanksgiving meals we enjoy today.
  9. Art Studio

    November 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    November 28, 2015  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    The museum will provide materials, you provide the imagination! Non-stop art, every weekend.
  10. Open Craft Hour

    November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    November 28, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Calling all creative crafters! Let your imagination run wild with our big box of craft supplies. Make something cool and crafty to take home.
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