With the kids about to return to school, it’s your last unofficial week of summer. What will your family do to end off your summer in style? Here’s our list of ideas for this week!
Thursday, August 30
With less than a week left until the big day, it’s time to make sure you are prepared. School supplies, backpacks, lunch boxes, first day outfits — all of it. It’s probably a good idea to start enforcing an earlier bedtime to prepare for the mornings ahead. Read more tips on starting the school year stress-free here.
Friday, August 31
Go Fly a Kite
Now that you’ve gotten back-to-school shopping out of the way, go have a little outdoor fun. Head to the beach or local park with your kite and enjoy! You can even make your own kite first. Not into kites? Bring a drone or remote controlled car to the park instead and let loose!
Saturday, September 1
Special Trip Saturday: Apple Picking
It’s officially September! Take your family apple picking to celebrate fall early. Here’s a list of apple-picking farms nearby. Then turn them into a delicious dessert or refreshing drink with these apple recipes.
Sunday, September 2
Richmond County Fair
The Annual Richmond County Fair features family fun and entertainment for all ages. Check out circus performers, crafts and rides for the kids, live music, plenty of eats, and contests demonstrating all the fairground favorites! The fair takes place Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3. through. Click here for more info.
Monday, September 3
Day Trip Bucket List
It’s your last weekend of the summer, unofficially. Make it a memorable one! Peruse our list of 62 Day Trip Ideas near Staten Island and check off the ones you didn’t get to do this summer. Then pick one and have fun!
Tuesday, September 4
S.I. Parent Signup Day
We know, we know. We’re a little biased on this one. And we might have mentioned it last week. But can you blame us? We just don’t want you to miss out!
• Sign up for our weekly newsletters and get the scoop on the weekend’s best events, enter the coolest giveaways, get the hottest deals from local businesses, and much more.
• Join our Birthday Club and get ten FREE tokens at Fun Station for your birthday! Plus we’ll give you birthday shout-out in the magazine during your special month.
• New addition to the family? Announce it in the magazine!
• Enter this month’s contest