Feb
12
Tue
Tot Time Tuesdays @ Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm

Learn about a new plant or animal each week during this indoor play group. Story time starts at 10:30 am followed by a short hike at 11:00 am, weather permitting. Best for ages 0-3.

Anti-Bully Support Workshop @ Projectivity
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO CONFIRM

For children/teens experiencing any type of bullying (in-school, cyber-bullying, food allergy, etc), and parents looking for resources. All children and parents welcome. Bringing children/teens together who have lived through this experience. Offering a safe place to share stories and brainstorm on how to handle the problem. Free refreshments.

Play It Forward NY Anti-Bully Support workshops @ Projectivity (B.U.I.L.D. Center)
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WHO: Play It Forward NY Anti-Bully Support workshops. Founder, Stefan Barone
WHAT: Kids/teens who have been bullied. Resources for parents. FREE REFRESHMENTS
WHERE: NORTH SHORE: Projectivity (B.U.I.L.D. Center) at 51 Broad Street, SI
WHEN: Tuesdays from 4-6pm (always confirm dates)
2018: 9/25, 10/16, 11/13, 12/11
2019: 1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/7, 6/11
WHERE: SOUTH SHORE: Rossville AME Zion lower hall, 584 Bloomingdale Rd, SI
WHEN: Wednesdays, from 4-6pm (always confirm dates)
2018: 9/26, 10/17, 11/14, 12/12
2019: 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, 6/12
WHY: A safe place for kids/teens to meet others who were bullied and created a positive life. Visit: PlayItForwardNY.com or Facebook.com/PlayItForwardny
Stefan Barone, Founder, was bullied and shares his insights; advocating on local and national media: Fox 5 Good Day Street Talk, NY1 News (2013 Play It Forward NY Anti-Bully Walk), Staten Island Advance (named Stefan “Newsmaker of the Week,” in “Taking a Bite out of Bullying”, by Sarah Buccellato). ABC’s 20/20 w/Connie Chung and ABC’s Good Morning America w/Charlie Gibson.
Approved by: Senator Andrew Lanza, who advocates to end cyber-bullying, and pediatrician, Dr. Melvin Koplow, who dedicates his time to spread awareness and assist Stefan.
Helpful Resources and Reading:
1) Visit DrMDK.com AND click Bullied 2) Bullies to Buddies: How to Turn Your Enemies into Friends! By author Izzy Kalman, MS, NCSP Visit: Bullies2Buddies.com
Also, Play It Forward NY offers for a fee: Assemblies and workshops adaptable to varying class sizes and ages for schools within the NYCDOE, PAL, YMCA, Staten Island Youth Justice Center, and other youth agencies.
Projectivity offers: Careers in Entertainment Presentations, and Projected Mentorship Programs. Info@ProjectivityGroup.org.

Feb
13
Wed
Anti-Bully Support Workshop @ Rossville A.M.E. Zion Church
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO CONFIRM

For children/teens experiencing any type of bullying (in-school, cyber-bullying, food allergy, etc), and parents looking for resources. All children and parents welcome. Bringing children/teens together who have lived through this experience. Offering a safe place to share stories and brainstorm on how to handle the problem. Free refreshments.

Family Association Meeting @ YMCA- South Shore
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

FREE Family Association Meeting for family members who are dealing with a loved one struggling with substance use.

Play It Forward NY Anti-Bully Support workshops @ Rossville AME Zion
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

WHO: Play It Forward NY Anti-Bully Support workshops. Founder, Stefan Barone
WHAT: Kids/teens who have been bullied. Resources for parents. FREE REFRESHMENTS
WHERE: NORTH SHORE: Projectivity (B.U.I.L.D. Center) at 51 Broad Street, SI
WHEN: Tuesdays from 4-6pm (always confirm dates)
2018: 9/25, 10/16, 11/13, 12/11
2019: 1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/7, 6/11
WHERE: SOUTH SHORE: Rossville AME Zion lower hall, 584 Bloomingdale Rd, SI
WHEN: Wednesdays, from 4-6pm (always confirm dates)
2018: 9/26, 10/17, 11/14, 12/12
2019: 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, 6/12
WHY: A safe place for kids/teens to meet others who were bullied and created a positive life. Visit: PlayItForwardNY.com or Facebook.com/PlayItForwardny
Stefan Barone, Founder, was bullied and shares his insights; advocating on local and national media: Fox 5 Good Day Street Talk, NY1 News (2013 Play It Forward NY Anti-Bully Walk), Staten Island Advance (named Stefan “Newsmaker of the Week,” in “Taking a Bite out of Bullying”, by Sarah Buccellato). ABC’s 20/20 w/Connie Chung and ABC’s Good Morning America w/Charlie Gibson.
Approved by: Senator Andrew Lanza, who advocates to end cyber-bullying, and pediatrician, Dr. Melvin Koplow, who dedicates his time to spread awareness and assist Stefan.
Helpful Resources and Reading:
1) Visit DrMDK.com AND click Bullied 2) Bullies to Buddies: How to Turn Your Enemies into Friends! By author Izzy Kalman, MS, NCSP Visit: Bullies2Buddies.com
Also, Play It Forward NY offers for a fee: Assemblies and workshops adaptable to varying class sizes and ages for schools within the NYCDOE, PAL, YMCA, Staten Island Youth Justice Center, and other youth agencies.
Projectivity offers: Careers in Entertainment Presentations, and Projected Mentorship Programs. Info@ProjectivityGroup.org.

Feb
16
Sat
Saint George Greenmarket @ St. Mark’s Place and Hyatt St
Feb 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Maple Syrup Saturdays @ Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about the entire process of making maple syrup from tap to table! We will hike for up to an hour on our trails to find maple trees, drill holes, hang buckets, and collect sap so please wear snow boots, gloves, and a hat. If you think this program might be cancelled due to weather, call 718-605-3970 x201. Ages 5+

Feb
18
Mon
Free Parents & Family Substance Abuse Support Group @ 3rd Floor
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

If you know or are living with someone who appears to have a substance abuse problem, come talk and listen. The goal of this group will be substance abuse education, referral sources, support family and friends.

Hosted by Christopher’s Reason

Feb
19
Tue
Tot Time Tuesdays @ Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm

Learn about a new plant or animal each week during this indoor play group. Story time starts at 10:30 am followed by a short hike at 11:00 am, weather permitting. Best for ages 0-3.