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  1. Greenbelt Peepers

    March 23 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  9:45 am - 10:15 pm
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-old kids and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. Space is limited. Registration requested. To register, please email or call (718) 351-3450.
  2. Homework Help

    March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children.
  3. Pre-K Storytime

    March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Help encourage early literacy and the learning abilities of children through age appropriate books, songs, finger plays, and games.
  4. RoboTakeover

    March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Join us in a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different
  5. Addiction Angel Parents/Siblings Support Group

    March 23 @ 7:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Our Lady Star of the Sea
    If you know a family currently struggling, be a friend and take them to this meeting. You are not alone! Share your story, offer advice to others going through it, or just listen. The first step to helping a loved one
  6. The Pipes Are Calling

    March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
    Join Richmond County Pipe & Drums for free lessons on Bagpipes & Drums, no Experience Necessary! Every Thursday Night, except holidays. We do occasionally take breaks so please email ahead to for more info!
  7. Preschool Play

    March 24 @ 10:30 am
    March 24, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    Huguenot Library
    *​Pre-registration ​is ​required
  8. Baby Rhyme Time

    March 24 @ 10:30 am
    March 24, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    New Dorp Library
    Bring your baby to an interactive program with books, gentle movement, and songs.
  9. Preschool Storytime

    March 24 @ 11:00 am
    March 24, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
    Stories, crafts, and play time. Join us for our weekly Preschool Story Time for fun, fun, fun!
  10. Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

    March 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    March 24, 2017  |  11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
What's New
Community & School News April 2017

February Community and School News

Important School Dates April 10 -18 – Spring Recess (including Passover and Good Friday) Public Schools closed Dine Out for Autism Dining Out is much more fun when it’s for a great cause. In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, restaurants

Culture Class: Visiting An Ethnic Museum with Your Family

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Museums are a wonderful way to explore new facts about heritage. When school lets out for Spring Break this month, set aside a day for exploring culture. Learn more about your family’s ethnic background or discover new ethnicities together. Here

Learning Math: Why Kids Get Frustrated and What Parents Can Do

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When it comes to learning math, some students do just fine. Others, unfortunately, seem to hit all the snags and pitfalls while trying to learn. Why is learning math frustrating for so many? Even those who are bright and hardworking

Day Camp: Preparing for Adventures Close to Home

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Summer day camp is a place where children can stretch their minds, exercise their bodies, develop new interests and forge lasting friendships. For young children, it is a good introduction to the camp experience. For older ones, it is a

Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

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Have you ever received a piece of seemingly junk mail addressed to your underage child that you simply discarded? Next time, dig a little deeper into the content. Why? Because a credit card or loan offer can be a warning