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  1. Staten Island’s Famous Pumpkin Patch Play Land

    September 26 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 6:00 pm
    September 26, 2015  |  8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Staten Island's Pumpkin Patch Play Land
    Jumping inflatables, corn maze, pumpkin painting, face painting, baked goods, concession & pumpkins of all sizes!
  2. Pumpkin Picking

    October 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Visit the historic 1800s Decker Farm and bring home a pumpkin! Enjoy our farmhouse tour, hayride, face painting, arts and crafts, and corn stalk maze. Free shuttle bus service available from the Historic Richmond Town parking lot to the farm.
  3. Bank of America Museums On Us

    October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Staten Island Museum
    Each cardholder gets one free general admission just for being a customer!
  4. Get Into Gear! Celebrate the New Springville Greenway

    October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    DSNY District 2 Garage
    The Freshkills Park Development Team welcomes the public to celebrate the new 3.2-mile New Springville Greenway with a festival in Archtober (architecture and design month). Join us for the ride, meet fellow bike commuters and enthusiasts, and take a walk
  5. Tide Pool Exploration and Seining

    October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Seaside Wildlife Nature Park
    Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This hike features tide pool exploration and seining.
  6. Conference House Tours

    October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    The Conference House
    Enjoy a free tour of this historic site!
  7. Decomposers – Recyclers in the Wild

    October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    Bacteria and fungi are the main organisms that break down organic compounds into the nutrients that are absorbed by plants or otherwise used over again. Participants will learn the about the different kinds of fungi from mold and mushrooms to
  8. Building the American Dream Tour

    October 4 @ 2:00 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Explore the story of early-American skills. 2 & 3:30 PM
  9. Let’s Draw Together, Nature Illustration

    October 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    Join Skye Suter for a class where you will create an abstract design from pressed plant material. To register: email by September 27th.
  10. Doggie Boot Camp

    October 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    October 4, 2015  |  3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
    Learn how to walk the walk literally & “speak dog”. Socialization skills & fun while learning how to “unleash your dogs unwanted behaviors and love them to a balanced life.” A $10+ donation is encouraged to help offset the rental
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