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  1. Used Clothing Collection

    February 6
    February 6, 2016  |  12:00 am - 11:59 pm

    - clothing for men, women, and children - shoes, belts, & handbags - linens - stuffed animals & dolls - hard toys, legos, action figures, blocks, cars, beach toys - bicycles, tricycles, scooters - baby items, bottles, pacifiers To schedule
  2. Zimmer Club Annual Free Winter Youth Conservation Program

    February 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    February 6, 2016  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Zimmer Club
    Please join 2016 Zimmer Club Youth Conservation Enrollment & Breakfast as we kick off our open enrollment for the 2016 Youth Conservation Classes. We will have an introduction and overview of our program along with a special guest followed by a
  3. Compass and Map Reading

    February 6 @ 9:15 am
    February 6, 2016  |  9:15 am - 9:15 am
    Zimmer Club
    Basic survival in the outdoors
  4. Bird Feeders

    February 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    February 6, 2016  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    The Interpretive Center
    Feed our feathered friends for the winter! Build a mini- bird feeder out of gathered materials to take home and provide for your own backyard visitors.
  5. Herb Smith Art Exhibit: The Birds of Richmond County

    February 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    February 6, 2016  |  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Conference House Park
    NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: The Birds of Richmond County. Artist Herb Smith’s interest in painting wildlife, especially birds, goes back to his youth. His ability and technique to capture the structural differences, colors and unique traits
  6. Woven Hearts

    February 6 @ 11:00 am
    February 6, 2016  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, weave together some paper hearts. Perfect to hold a little present, decorate your house, or put on a card. Family class. To register: call Stephanie Parello at 646-571-5234
  7. Free Math & Reading Tutoring

    February 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    February 6, 2016  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Math tutoring for children Pre-K to 8th Grade; Reading tutoring for children Pre-K to 3rd Grade. Registration in person required.
  8. Victorian Valentine Workshop

    February 6 @ 1:00 pm
    February 6, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Be part of our valentine for the community. You’ll learn about Victorian scraps, paper lace, and decoupage. Make one valentine for a resident of a nursing home on Staten Island and one to take home as a gift. Tour the
  9. Art Studio

    February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    February 6, 2016  |  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. Sophisticated Valentines

    February 6 @ 1:00 pm
    February 6, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to make a handmade card or two. To register: call Stephanie Parello at 646-571-5234
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