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  1. NYC schools closed

    February 8
    February 8, 2016  |  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    NYC Department of Education
    Mayor Bill de Blasio designated the Asian celebration of Lunar New Year as an official city holiday. The city school system will be closed on Lunar New Year.
  2. Parents without Partners Support Group

    February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    February 8, 2016  |  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Staten Island University Hospital South Campus
  3. Blood Drive

    February 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    February 9, 2016  |  9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Staten Island Borough Hall
    Donors must be healthy, at least 16 years old (with parent’s written consent) and must weigh a minimum of 110 pounds. Donors should eat prior to donation and bring photo ID. No appointment necessary!
  4. Tot Time Tuesday

    February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    February 9, 2016  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    The Interpretive Center
    Learn about a new plant or animal every week by creating crafts, story time, and playing with other tots!
  5. Baby Bounce

    February 9 @ 10:30 am
    February 9, 2016  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    Port Richmond Library
    Babies, along with parents and caregivers, are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, stories, and playtime.
  6. Tuesday Storytime

    February 9 @ 11:00 am
    February 9, 2016  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barnes & Noble
    Foster a love of reading in your child with weekly Storytimes. Each week, different authors and themes will be featured.
  7. Tot’s Time Plus

    February 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    February 9, 2016  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Your pre-schooler will create artwork, sing along and listen to stories.
  8. Herbs and Spices

    February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    February 9, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    From fire cider to hot pepper recipes, some like it hot, but some don’t. Highlighting the 2016 Herb of the Year – Capsicum (Hot and Sweet Peppers) and other pungent spices with strategies for getting the best flavor (and the
  9. Teen Lounge

    February 9 @ 2:30 pm
    February 9, 2016  |  2:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Tottenville Library
    Use a laptop, work on homework or just hang out!
  10. Teen PASS Program

    February 9 @ 3:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    February 9, 2016  |  3:15 pm - 6:15 pm
    Faber Park
    When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th – 8th graders. We create a safe
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