Long Island Weekend Family Guide 3/10-3/11

After a full week of work and school, it’s time to spend some quality time together as a family. Here’s a list of options taking place this weekend in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

NASSAU

Garden City – Long Island Children’s Museum “Clown Camp with Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus”
Learn the art of comedic theater, teamwork, and clown basics.
When: Saturday, 3/10 (continued from last weekend) and performance 3/23 @6:30 at Nassau Coliseum
Age Group: 8+
How Much: Free with Paid Admission
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City
Contact Info: 516-224-5800
www.LICM.org

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Garden City - Long Island Children’s Museum “Night Jaguar”
Listen to folktales and myths of the Ancient Mayans. Make a replica medallion showcasing knowledge of the night sky.
When: Sunday, 3/11, 3 PM
Age Group:
5+
How Much: Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City
Contact Info: 516-224-5800
www.LICM.org

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Garden City - Long Island Children’s Museum “Messy Afternoons” Sensory activities using shaving cream, goop and “guts”
When: Saturday 3/10 & Sunday 3/11, 1-3 PM
Age Group: 18 months-4 years
How Much: Free with museum admission
Where: 11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
Contact Info: 516 224-5800
www.LICM.org

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Jericho-Temple Or Elohim, “Purim Carnival”
Celebrate Jewish heritage with a Purim festival, complete with game and prizes, food, moon bounce, and raffles.
When:
Sunday, 3/10, 11-1:30 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: Free
Where: 18 Tobie Lane, Jericho
Contact Info: 561-433 9888
templeorelohim.com

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Locust Valley – Locust Valley Library “The Central Park Zoo presents Wildlife Theatre”
Environmental scenarios recreated and acted out via puppets, theater, and music. Aimed to educate children about wildlife conservation.
When: Saturday 3/10, 2 PM
Age Group: 4+
How Much: Free
Where: 170 Buckram Rd., Locust Valley
Contact Info: 516-671-1837
www.locustvalleylibrary.org

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Port Washington – Dolphin BookStop “Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet”
Book party – Celebrate the latest Fancy Nancy book with stories, refreshments, and music.
When: Saturday, 3/10, 11-12:30
How Much: $5 per child
Where: 299 Main St., Port Washington
Contact Info: 516-767-2650
www.thedolphinbookshop.com/event/fancy-nancy-storytime-and-mermaid-party

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Roslyn HarborNassau 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, 3/11, 1 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $5 materials fee
Where: 1 Museum Dr., Rosyln Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 516-484-9337

SUFFOLK

Centerport – Vanderbilt Estate Carriage House Theater “Pinocchio”
Enjoy the timeless tale of a wooden doll longing to be a real boy. Brought to you by the Arena Players Repertory Theatre Company.
When: Saturday 3/10 & Sunday 3/11, 1 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10 adults, $8 children, under 3 years is free
Where: 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport
Contact Info: 516-293-0674
www.arenaplayers.org/Children_s_Theatre.html

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East Islip -BayWay Arts Center “Beauty and the Beast”
Charming retelling of how true love sees real beauty.

When: Saturday, 3/11, 2 PM
Ages Groups: Preschool, primary elementary school
Pricing: $10
Where: 265 E. Main Street, East Islip, NY 11730
Contact: 631-581-2700

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Northport – John W. Engeman Theater “Pinklalicous” Musical
This musical is based on the popular children’s book where the character Pink is in love with all things the color pink.
When:
Saturday 3/10, 11 AM, Sunday 3/11,  10:30 AM
Age Groups:
Elementary school age+
Where: 250 Main St., Northport, NY 11768
How Much:
$ 15
Contact:
631-261-2900
www.johnwengemantheater.com

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Port JeffersonTheatre Three “The Three Little Pigs/ Home is Where You Hold Your Heart – A Play in Verse & Verses”. Original music helps to tell this unique version of the classic three pigs and their plight to build a strong house and ward off the Big Bad Wolf.
When: Saturday, 3/11, 11 AM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10
Where: 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson
Contact Info: 631-928-9100
theaterthree.com/jcd_site/child_theatre.html


By Michelle S.


 


 


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