Family Activities in Long Island 3/25-3/26

Hello warmer weather! Spring is a time to refresh and rejuvenate. See a show, go to the circus or learn about the Underground Railroad…we’ve got exciting family activities lined up for you!





Cold Spring Harbor - Whaling Museum “Thar She Blows! Family Event”
Learn about the artistic side of being at sea. Also find out about scrimshaw, enjoy nautical tunes, and see a ship in a bottle demonstration.
When: Sunday, 3/26, 2:00-3:30 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $6 adults, $5 for ages 5-18, FREE for ages 4 and under
Where: 279 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 631-367-3418, RSVP


Garden City – Long Island Children’s Museum “Perfect Patterns: Get Up and Go Series”
Eat a taste of rainbow fruits,  make your own colorful parfait , and make a rainbow streamer as a reminder to eat a variety of foods for maximum health benefits.
When: Sunday 3/26 at 2 :30-4:30 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $11 with Paid Admission, $3 members, $8 theater only
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-224-5800

Roslyn Harbor – Nassau Museum of Art “Families Making Art Together”
Families are invited every Sunday to spend the aftern0on creating “masterpieces” while enjoying the art experience together. Family-friendly gallery talks and guides.
When: Sunday, 3/26, 1:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $5 materials fee
Where: 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 516-484-9337


Uniondale – Nassau Coliseum “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Circus presents Dragons
Worldwide performers come together for a special performance to honor the Year of the Dragon.
When: Saturday, 3/25 and Sunday 3/26, 7:30 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $23+
Where: 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale, NY
Contact Info: 516-794-9300

Westbury – NYCB Theatre “Nickelodeon Band”
The Fresh Beat Band is hitting Long Island, don’t miss the four friends musical tour.
When: Saturday, 3/24, 1 and 4PM
Age group: 4+
How Much: varies
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY
Contact Info: 1-800-745-3000



East Islip - BayWay Arts Center “Rapunzel”
Adapted from Grimms Fairy Tales, BayWay Arts Center presents a classic story. Tea Party to follow at 3:30 PM.
When: Saturday, 3/24, 1:00 PM
Age Group: Preschool, primary elementary school
How Much: $10
Where: 265 E. Main Street, East Islip, NY
Contact Info: 631-581-2700


Huntington - Cinema Arts Centre, “Peter Pan”
The theater will be showing the 1924 silent film adaptation of the original story; it is celebrated for its use of special effects.
When: Sunday, 3/25, 2 PM
Age Group: Young elementary+
How Much: $13
Where: 423 Park Ave, Huntington, NY
Contact Info: 631-423-7611


Lindenhurst - Studio Theatre “Doo-Wop Wed Widing Hood”
1950’s take on Little Red Riding Hood, with Hula Hoops, three princes, and other fun and familiar fairy tale themes.
When: Saturday, 3/24, 2:00 PM
Age Group: Preschool+
How Much: $10
Where: 141 S. Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY
Contact Info: 631-226-8400

Port Jefferson - Maritime Explorium “Nano Days Are Here”
View the latest in Nanotechnology through exhibits.
When: Saturday, 3/24, 1:00-5:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $5, 1 and under FREE
Where: 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY
Contact Info: 631-331-3277


Stony Brook – Ward Melville Heritage Organization “Running Scared, Running Free”
A theatrical production depicting the underground railroad, the role Native Americans played to free slaves, and the intricacy of secret codes –  all to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
When: Saturday 3/24, 2:00 PM
Age Group: Young elementary+
How Much: $20
Where: 111 Main St., Stony Brook, NY
Contact Info: 631-751-2244


Stony Brook – The Long Island Museum “Spring Foodways”
Celebrate Spring with ethnic foods, decorations, and various customs and cultures.
When: Sunday 3/25, 1:00-4:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $9 adults, $4 ages 6-17, 5 and under FREE
Where: 1200 Rt. 25A, Stony Brook, NY
Contact Info: 631-751- 0066


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