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  1. Summer Movie Nights: An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

    August 23 @ 7:55 pm - 9:45 pm
    August 23, 2016  |  7:55 pm - 9:45 pm
    Westervelt Community Garden
    A family of mice decide to move out to the west, where cats and mice are rumored to live in peace.
  2. Movies Under the Stars: Back to the Future

    August 23 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    August 23, 2016  |  8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Clove Lakes Park
    Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be
  3. Summer for the Wee Ones

    August 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    August 24, 2016  |  10:00 am - 10:45 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Join Greenbelt Educators for a fun-filled summer adventure with stories, nature exploration, and sprinklers. Programs will take place outdoors (weather-permitting) for children and their caregiver. This is part of an Early Childhood Series: Summer Fun for the Wee Ones –
  4. Toddler Time

    August 24 @ 11:00 am
    August 24, 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, and finger plays.
  5. Clay Day

    August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    August 24, 2016  |  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Satisfy a “knead” by working with some air-dry clay and create a tactile piece. (Free for SICM members)
  6. Bookcraft

    August 24 @ 2:00 pm
    August 24, 2016  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Stapleton Library
    Have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
  7. Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

    August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    August 24, 2016  |  3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Corporal Thompson Park
    Kids are welcome to learn about sports from skilled Parks staff! The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly, small group introduction to various sports on a drop-in basis. Staff are stationed in parks citywide. At Corporal Thompson Park, kids will
  8. Summer Reading Celebration: Chocolate Olympics

    August 24 @ 3:00 pm
    August 24, 2016  |  3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Celebrate the end of summer reading with prizes and chocolate games.
  9. Tween Crochet

    August 24 @ 3:30 pm
    August 24, 2016  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    Interested in crochet? Always wanted to make something but don’t know how? Let us introduce you to the basics of crochet! All supplies will be provided
  10. Craft

    August 24 @ 4:00 pm
    August 24, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Huguenot Library
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