Things to Do this Weekend on Long Island with Kids, 4/21-4/22

The first full week back to school after Spring Break can be rough. With the added stress of state exams, our kids need some time to get out and have a little fun. We’ve got lots of things to do with kids on Long Island this weekend, from Earth Day celebrations to Cinderella and an All Kids Fair!

 

 

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, 4/21, 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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Cold Spring Harbor - Whaling Museum Come celebrate Earth Day by making crafts with recycled water/soda bottles all while learning about how to save and protect our precious waters.
When: Sunday, 4/22, 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: Free with paid admission
Where: 279 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 631-367-3418, RSVP required
www.cshwhalingmuseum.org
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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, 4/21 and Sunday 4/22, 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 – Long Island Children’s Museum “Hatched”
Treehouse Shakers presents an interactive, audience participation music and dance show about baby animals in the barnyard.
When: Saturday 4/21, 11:00 AM
Age Group: 3+
How Much: $4 with museum admission, $3 members, $10 theater only
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-224-5800
www.LICM.org

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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 4/21, and Sunday 4/22, 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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Garden City – Long Island Children’s Museum “Flock of Flyers”
A performance filled with humor, dance, theatrics, and lots of audience participation, this show is bound to get kids laughing right out of their seats.  Five Flyers present this show with imaginary planes, creative choreography, and loads of silliness.
When: Sunday 4/22, 3:00 PM
Age Group: 5+
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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Melville – Melville Marriott “Long Island’s All Kids Fair”
All about kids! From birth to teens, exhibits, speakers, demonstrations and loads of take aways, there’s something for every aged child. Children welcomed!
When:
Sunday, April, 22, 10:00 AM-4:30 PM
Age Group: All
Where: Melville Marriott, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Rd, Melville, NY
Contact Info:516-621-1446
http://www.allkidsfair.com/

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Northport – John W. Engeman TheaterCinderella”
A wonderful telling of this classic tale filled with lovable animals, sing-along music, and dreams come true.
When: Saturday 4/21, 11:00 AM and Sunday 4/22,  10:30 AM
Age Group:
Elementary school age+
Where: 250 Main St., Northport, NY  
How Much:
$15
Contact:
631-261-2900
www.johnwengemantheater.com

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Port Jefferson – Theatre Three “The Adventures of Peter Rabbit”
Enjoy a silly rendition of the tales of Peter Rabbit, adapted from the traditional stories of Beatrix Potter.
When: Saturday, 4/21, 11:00 AM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10
Where: 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY
Contact Info: 631-928-9100
theaterthree.com/jcd_site/child_theatre.html

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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, 4/22, 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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SayvilleTown of Islip and Sayville Chamber of Commerce “Earth Day Festival”
Enjoy an afternoon with Earth Day activities, crafts, music, petting zoo and exhibits, bouncy inflatables, face painting, and loads of “green” street vendors.  
When:
Saturday, April 21, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM (rain date April 22)
Age Group:
All
How Much:
FREE
Where:
Between Gillette and Candee Avenues in Sayville, NY
Contact Info:
631-567-5257
http://www.sayville.com/events.asp


By Michelle S.

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