Things to Do on Long Island this Weekend with Kids 6/9 & 6/10

Heading out to the beach might be on the kids’ agenda, but if the weather doesn’t hold up, families will need to find other fun things to do on Long Island this weekend with kids. We’ve rounded up theater performances, gardening events as well as many craft activities. This weekend is all about getting moving, staying active, and being an involved learner. Don’t forget to celebrate National Outdoor Day on Saturday! 

 

Bridgehampton – Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) “Lego Club”
Children can construct works of art using thousands of Legos (donations of gently used Lego accepted)
When: Saturday, 6/9, 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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Bridgehampton – Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) “The Art of Clay”
Learn all about working with clay from summer instructor, Danielle. This introduction to clay even teaches you how to liven up your finished product with color!
When: Saturday, 6/9, 11 AM-12 PM
Age Group: 4+
How Much: $10 members, $23 nonmembers (includes museum admission)
Where376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY
Contact Info: 631-537-8250
http://cmee.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, 6/9 and Sunday 6/10, 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 “Blues Clues: The Most Spectacular Place”  via Plaza Theatrical Productions
Based on the Nickelodean popular show “Blue’s Clue’s,” this live performance takes viewers on a journey with Blue and his pal, Steve, as they look for a special place. With fairy tale characters, creatures from outer space, and loads of adventure, Blue will learn there’s no better place than home.
When: Saturday 6/9 and Sunday, 6/10,  11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $12 general, $10 (LICM members) – purchase tickets through Plaza Theatrical Productions
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-599-6870
www.LICM.org

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Garden City – Long Island Children’s Museum “Garden of Hope”
Children will have a chance to be part of creating a place to cheer, greet and welcome people. Create a “Garden of Hope” by decorating and adding a special message to a personally designed flower.

When:
Saturday 6/9 & Sunday 6/10, 1 PM-3 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: Free with museum admission
Where11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info:516-599-6870
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 6/9, and Sunday 6/10, 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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GreenlawnSt. Francis of Assist Church “St. Francis Festival”
Enjoy a day of rides, games, food, raffles, and fun at this summer festival. Vendors and craft tables will be on hand for families to peruse and  purchase keepsakes. The Festival began June 7th, but runs throughout the weekend.
When: Saturday 6/9, 1 pm-11 pm and Sunday, 6/10, 1 pm-10 pm
Age Group: All
How Much: FREE
Where: 29 Clay Pitts Rd., Greenlawn, NY
Contact Info: 631-757-7435
http://www.stfrancisgreenlawn.org/

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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 6/9, 11:00 AM and Sunday 6/10,  10:30 AM
Age Group:
Elementary school age+
How Much: $15
Where: 250 Main St., Northport, NY  
Contact Info: 631-261-2900
http://www.engemantheater.com/

 

 

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Old Westbury - Old Westbury Gardens “Gardening Event”
Celebrate National “Get Outdoors” Day as well as the “Let’s Move” program. Have what it takes to be a gardener extraordinaire? For green thumb, this is the perfect event to participate in! It offers a balance of fitness and gardening, a fun afternoon filled with activities in one of Long Island’s premier garden settings.

When:
Saturday, 6/9, 12 PM-1 PM
Age Group: Elementary age+
How Much: $10, $8 seniors, $5 children 7-17, under 7 FREE
Where: 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
Contact Info: 516-333-0048
http://www.oldwestburygardens.org/

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Port Jefferson – Theatre Three “Goldilocks – Is that You?””
A silly retell of the adventurous Goldilocks and her meetings with the Three Bears with an added lesson about safety mixed in.
When: Saturday, 6/9, 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, 6/10, 1:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $5 materials fee
Where: 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 516-484-9337
http://nassaumuseum.org

 

By Michelle

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