Feb
23
Sat
Saint George Greenmarket @ St. Mark’s Place and Hyatt St
Feb 23 @ 8:00am – 2:00pm
A – Bee – C’s of Beekeeping @ Staten Island MakerSpace
Feb 23 @ 10:00am – 12:00pm

Saturday January 26th 10am-12pm

Saturday February 9th 10am – 12pm

Saturday February 23rd 10am – 12pm

$50 for all 3 sessions

or

$20 for first session only

For those that are concerned about the plight of honeybees, this 3 session course will introduce you to Honeybees and Beekeeping. Learn the basics about honeybees, beehives and equipment before making the leap to become a beekeeper.

Session 1 – Introduction to honeybees, their role in the environment, bee and hive products and the threats to honeybees survival. Discussion of the ways to help the honeybees survive.

Session 2 – A year in the life of a beekeeper. Learn the chores a beekeeper performs throughout the year to acquire bees, maintain the hive and do what they can to insure hive survival. Hands on activities included.

Session 3 – Hive and Beekeeper equipment and supplies. A review of the equipment and tools necessary for the beekeeper, beehives, honey extraction and bottling. Hands on activities included.

If you have any questions about this upcoming workshop, please email emily@simakerspace.com.

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Maple Syrup Saturdays @ Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center
Feb 23 @ 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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+

Art in the Park: Tree Cookie Crafts @ Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center
Feb 23 @ 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Create with us! Decorate cross sections of tree branches to make coasters or wall art. Ages 9+. Please RSVP by calling 718-605-3970 x201.

Feb
25
Mon
Free Parents & Family Substance Abuse Support Group @ 3rd Floor
Feb 25 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm

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
26
Tue
Tot Time Tuesdays @ Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center
Feb 26 @ 10:00am – 11:30pm

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.

Feb
27
Wed
Family Association Meeting @ YMCA- South Shore
Feb 27 @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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

Mar
2
Sat
Saint George Greenmarket @ St. Mark’s Place and Hyatt St
Mar 2 @ 8:00am – 2:00pm
Pancake Breakfast @ Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center
Mar 2 @ 10:00am – 2:00pm

Celebrate the end of maple season with us! All ages welcome. Tickets may be purchased at the Nature Interpretive Center during our open hours starting January 1 until March 1. $5 cash or check.

Mar
4
Mon
Free Parents & Family Substance Abuse Support Group @ 3rd Floor
Mar 4 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm

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