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  1. Birding with Friends of Blue Heron

    February 7 @ 9:00 am
    February 7, 2016  |  9:00 am - 9:00 am
    Great Kills Park
    We will first meet in the parking lot closest to Hylan Blvd. We will then carpool and drive down to the larger lot (first one on your left) and bird the tidal flats, Nature Center, grassy areas around the parking
  2. Winter Seawatch

    February 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    February 7, 2016  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    Join naturalist and educator Mike Shanley as we scan the Raritan Bay for ducks, gulls, and other winter seabirds. Target species will include alcids, sea ducks, white winged gulls, and seals. Meet at Poillon Ave and Hylan Blvd below the
  3. St. Rita School Open House

    February 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    February 7, 2016  |  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    St. Rita School
    Saint Rita-A Tradition of Excellence, A Future of Promise. Free Pre-K For All 4 year old program. Kindergarten through Grade 8. Certified Teachers. Come see what great things our school has to offer!
  4. Art Studio

    February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    February 7, 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.
  5. Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building

    February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    February 7, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Blue Heron Nature Center
    Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods
  6. Building the American Dream Tour

    February 7 @ 2:00 pm
    February 7, 2016  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Uncover the story of early-American skills and trades which helped grow towns into cities and families into communities. You will visit the Tinsmith Shop, Carpenter Shop, Guyon-Lake-Tysen House and Basket Maker’s House. 2 & 3:30 PM
  7. Chinese New Year: Year of the Monkey

    February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    February 7, 2016  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Learn about the history of this ancient celebration and the symbolism of the monkey. Crafts and snacks will be provided. Appropriate for age 5 and older.
  8. Homework Help

    February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    February 7, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    St. George Library
    Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children. First come, first served.
  9. 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.
  10. Toddler Time

    February 8 @ 10:00 am
    February 8, 2016  |  10:00 am - 10:00 am
    South Beach Library
    Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
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