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  1. Distracted Driving

    August 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    AT&T Store
    To drive home the message, “It Can (All) Wait,” AT&T is bringing its nationally touring 3D virtual reality simulator to Staten Island. The simulator provides a great, free opportunity for the public to experience firsthand how dangerous it is to
  2. Tot’s Time Plus

    August 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Your pre-schooler will create artwork, sing along and listen to stories.
  3. Pre-K Storytime

    August 25 @ 11:00 am
    August 25, 2016  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Geared toward Early Literacy and advancement of the learning abilities of children through age appropriate books, songs, fingerplays and, and crafts.
  4. Bouncing Babies

    August 25 @ 11:15 am
    August 25, 2016  |  11:15 am - 11:15 am
    West New Brighton Library
    Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers.
  5. Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Field

    August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Corporal Thompson Park
    Join NYC Parks at Corporal Thompson Field on Thursdays from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Flag Football. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
  6. Paint Day

    August 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Plenty of time for experimenting with paints and other media.
  7. LEGO Mindstorms: Robot Wars

    August 25 @ 1:30 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  1:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Join us as we build and program robots with LEGO Mindstorms and prepare for an epic robot battle! Registration is required.
  8. Summer Reading Finale Carnival

    August 25 @ 2:00 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Stapleton Library
    It’s End of Summer Reading Carnival Day! Stop by the library for games, prizes, snacks and more! The fantastic antics of Bubbles the Clown will keep you smiling at 4PM. Performer Elaine Gil encourages the entire audience to get involved,
  9. STEAMtastic Thursdays

    August 25 @ 4:00 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Join us for educational STEAM-focused (Science,Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Play with computer games, building supplies like Legos, and other crafts and games. First come, first served. Caregivers welcome.
  10. Story Laboratory Story Time

    August 25 @ 4:30 pm
    August 25, 2016  |  4:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
    Join us for stories and related science experiments!  Don’t forget to bring in your Summer Reading log each week to get your prize!
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