Around Town: Thanksgiving

There's more to Thanksgiving than stuffing your face!

Staten Island

November 21
Native American Social: The Real Thanksgiving - 1pm. Share traditional Native American comfort food with a presentation by Red Storm Drum and Dance Troupe. This event will feature facts related to the 1621 Plymouth colony and the Wampanoug people, avoiding the mythology that surrounds "the first thanksgiving".

November 21 & 22
Staten Island Children's Museum - 1-3pm. Weave a Thanksgiving decoration for your holiday table.

November 22
*Thanksgiving with the Beasts - 10am-4:45pm. Do you want to see some of the rowdiest dinner guests you could ever imagine? Join us for a day-long series of special feedings at the Staten Island Zoo in honor of Thanksgiving. Make a Thanksgiving craft to take home (1:30-3:00pm).

November 23
Project Hospitality Poor People's Dinner - $60. 6:30pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Avenue. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in a special raffle for a chance to win a one year family membership to the Staten Island YMCA. We invite you to bring a donation of canned or non-perishable food to stock the shelves of our food pantry for the coming winter season. RSVP Anita Yuen (718) 448-1544x163, or

November 27
6th Annual Turkey Be Gone Hike - 10am. Join the Greenbelt educators at the Greenbelt Nature Center for our annual day after Thanksgiving hike in the Greenbelt. Walk off all that turkey and stuffing on this two hour hike and enjoy the serenity of the woods. Suitable for children age 8 and up. Dress appropriately for hiking. Registration required. Call (718) 351-3450.

November 28
*Thanksgiving Kitchen Tour - 2-3:30pm. Tour the oldest kitchens in Historic Richmondtown to discover the recipes and sources of Thanksgiving traditions.

New York City

November 26
*Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - 9am. Since 1924. The parade is a national tradition. Floats, bands, stage shows, bands and giant balloons. 77th Street and Central Park West.

*free or free with admission
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