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  1. Kidz Cook

    September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    September 30, 2016  |  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    2, 3, & 4 PM
  2. Wii Time

    September 30 @ 3:00 pm
    September 30, 2016  |  3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    South Beach Library
  3. Farm Stand Fridays

    September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    September 30, 2016  |  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center
    The Heritage Farm Stand sells seasonally fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs produced on our 2.5-acre farm. This year, customers will also be able to drop off vegetable food scraps for composting locally, thanks to the NYC Compost Project.
  4. Wii Love Gaming

    September 30 @ 3:30 pm
    September 30, 2016  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Stapleton Library
    Challenge your friends and other kids as you play cool Wii games!
  5. Reading Aloud and Coloring

    September 30 @ 3:30 pm
    September 30, 2016  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Great Kills Library
  6. Reading Aloud

    September 30 @ 4:00 pm
    September 30, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Richmondtown Library
  7. Movies in the Park: The Good Dinosaur

    September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    September 30, 2016  |  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Conference House Park
    Council Member Joe Borelli presents Movies in the Park, featuring FREE rides and concessions starting at 6pm. Movies start at dusk. Please remember to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food pantry.
  8. SMITE: A Bible Epic

    October 1 @ 1:00 am - 6:00 pm
    October 1, 2016  |  1:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Snug Harbor Cultural Center
    SMITE, A Bible Epic is a multi-site-specific spectacle taking place around the building and gardens of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens. Get ready to experience classic biblical stories like never before! This walking performance will have its
  9. It’s My Park Day at Lemon Creek Park

    October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    October 1, 2016  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Lemon Creek Park
    This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to help clean the shoreline at Lemon Creek Park of washed-up debris and garbage.
  10. Fire Truck Workshop

    October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    October 1, 2016  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Home Depot - Targee
    Workshop available at all Home Depot locations (always call to confirm). Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a toy fire truck with real wheels so you can race it to the rescue! Once the toy
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