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  1. Evening Fireworks at South Beach

    July 29
    July 29, 2015  |  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    The Vanderbilt at South Beach
    Rain dates will be the following Sunday, unless otherwise announced.
  2. Summer Workshop for Kids

    July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Conference House
    Make a “Ruffle Scarf” with yarn. Pre-registration is required with payment.
  3. Create Your Own Super Hero

    July 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    St. George Library
    Please pre-register.
  4. Summer Fun for the Wee Ones at the Greenbelt Nature Center

    July 29 @ 11:15 am
    July 29, 2015  |  11:15 am - 11:15 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Join us for stories, nature explorations, wading pool fishing and sprinkler fun in the Greenbelt. Fee per child: $8 and $6 for Greenbelt Conservancy members  Suitable for children ages  2-4 with an adult chaperone. or 718-351-3450.
  5. Clay Day

    July 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Satisfy a “knead” by working with some air-dry clay and getting in touch with your tactile side.
  6. Art Lab

    July 29 @ 2:00 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Join us for a fun art activity.
  7. Create Your Own Super Hero

    July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Stapleton Library
    Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed.
  8. PreRobotics

    July 29 @ 2:00 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    Students in will enjoy experimenting with science while they learn to build playful motorized creations with LEGO®. Kids will be in awe to see their motorized creations come to life!
  9. Voice of the People Tour

    July 29 @ 2:30 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  2:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Before cell phones, social media, computers and TV how did people share their voice? How did the word get around and important issues get discussed? Watch how things got done the old-fashioned way.
  10. Tasty Towers

    July 29 @ 3:00 pm
    July 29, 2015  |  3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    South Beach Library
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