Easter Weekend Things to Do in Long Island 4/7-4/8

With our favortie hippity, hoppity friend on his merry way, we rounded up some fun Easter weekend things to do with a sprinkle of non-holiday events peppered in. Enjoy time with family and friends this weekend meeting the Easter Bunny, watching Dora at the theater, and many more!

 

 

BellmoreThe Showplace at the Bellmore Movies “Dora the Pirate Explorer”
Join Dora and her friends on her pirate adventure as she hits the high seas.
When: Saturday, 4/7, 11:00 AM
Age Group: Preschool+
How Much : $10
Where: 222 Pettit Ave, Bellmore, NY
Contact Info: 516-599-6870
http://plazatheatrical.com/

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Bridgehampton – Children’s Museum of the East End “Lego Club”
Children can construct works of art using thousands of Legos (donations of gently used Lego accepted)
When: Saturday, 4/7, 10:00 AM -12:00 PM
Ages: All
How Much: Free for members, $9 admission
Where: 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY
Contact: 631-537-8250
http://cmee.org/
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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, 4/7, 1:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10 adults, $8 children, under 3 years is free
Where : 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport, NY
Contact Info : 516-293-0674
www.arenaplayers.org/Children_s_Theatre.html
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Centereach – Holiday Inn Express
“Meet the Easter Bunny”
This fun event includes a meeting with the Easter Bunny as well as with local personality “Jungle Bob.” Families can also enjoy DJ entertainment, games, prizes, and an egg hunt.
When: 4/7, 10:00 AM
Age Group: All
How Much: Free for Three Village Residents
Where: 3131 Nesconset Hwy, Centereach, NY
Contact Info: 631-471-8000
http://stonybrookny.hiexpress.com/index.php
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Cold Spring Harbor - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery “Spring Egg Hunt”
Kids can bring their own basket to find lots of egg-cellent surprises on the beautiful grounds of this fish hatchery.
When: Saturday, 4/7, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Age Group: Preschool +
How Much: Free with paid museum admission
Where: 1660 RT 25 A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 516-692 6768
http://www.cshfha.org/index.html
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Freeport (Freeport Harbor) - Captain Lou’s Fleet Harbor Seal Cruise”
Families can take a naturalist-guided tour to learn about the behaviors of Harbor seals as well as other marine life in Hempstead Bay. Sponsored by the Riverhead Foundation.
When: Saturday, 4/7 and Sunday 4/8, both days from 12:00 PM-3:00 PM with boarding at 12:30 PM. Reservations required.
Age Group: All ages
How Much: $25, $20 Seniors and children ages 3-12, children under 3 Free
Where: 28A Woodcleft Ave, Freeport, NY
Contact Info: 631-369-9840
http://www.riverheadfoundation.org/mediacenter/detail.asp?briefing_id=92
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Garden City, Garden City Hotel – Meet the Easter Bunny and his special friends and have a special (kid friendly) breakfast. Kids can also get their faces painted.
When: Saturday, 4/ 7, 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM
Age Group: All
How Much: $30 per person (tax and tip not included), ages 2 and under FREE
Where: Garden City Hotel, 45 Seventh Street, Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-877-9385
http://www.gardencityhotel.com/
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Garden City – Long Island Children’s Museum “Messy Afternoons”
Come play with Play-doh, paint, and slime. Have fun creating a masterpiece at this wonderful children’s museum.
When: Saturday 4/7, 3 :30 PM-5:00 PM
Age Group: 18 months-4 years
How Much: Free with museum admission
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-224-5800
www.LICM.org
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Manorville - Long Island Game Farm “Opening Weekend”
Long Island Game Farm opens this weekend and offers a petting zoo where visitors can feed animals as well as live children’s shows.
When: Saturday, 4/7, 10:00 AM
Age Group: All
How Much: Adults $16.45, seniors and children ages 3-11 $14.45 (taxes applicable)
Where: 489 Chapman Blvd (exit 70 LIE), Manorville, NY
Contact Info: 631-878-6644
http://www.longislandgamefarm.com/
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Quogue – Quogue Wildlife Refuge “Annual Egg Hunt”
Enjoy at morning finding Easter Eggs in this beautiful refuge. Activities for kids also includes making a bunny craft.
When: Sunday, 4/8, 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Age Group: 2-4 years
How Much: $10 per child.  Reservations required
Where: 3 Old Country Road, East Quogue, NY
Contact Info: 631-653-4771
http://quoguewildliferefuge.org/
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Riverhead – Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center “Egg Streme Adventure and Penguin Egg Hunt”
This annual event features an egg hunt, cool prizes, and an optional family brunch and overnight package.
When: Saturday, 4/7,  10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: Egg Hunt is included in admission, $19.50 children ages 3-17, $22.50 adults ages 18-61, $19.50 seniors (all prices subject to tax), children under 2 FREE. Brunch and/or sleepover requires reservations and additional fees.
Where: 431 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY
Contact Info: 631-208-9200, ext: H2O
http://www.longislandaquarium.com/
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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, 4/1, 1:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $5 materials fee
Where: 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 516-484-9337
nassaumuseum.org
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Sag Harbor – Main Street Sag Harbor “Easter Bonnet Sidewalk Parade”
Participants come in their most creative, fanciest bonnet and join locals in this annual tradition. Families can enjoy the petting zoo at the end of parade.
When: Saturday, 4/7, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: FREE
Where: Meet participants in front on Bookhampton Bookstore,  20 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 631-725-0011
www.sagharborchamber.com
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Sayville – Common Ground “Spring Festival”
Enjoy an afternoon at the Spring Festival which includes a petting zoo, an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny, goodies, and music.
When: Saturday, April 7, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM (rain or shine)
Age Group: All
How Much: FREE
Where: Between Gillette and Candee Avenues in Sayville, NY
Contact Info: 631-567-5257
http://www.greatersayvillechamber.com/meet_the_easter_bunny.asp


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