Things to do this Weekend on Long Island with Kids 6/1-6/2

Looking for things to do this weekend on Long Island with kids?  Blue’s Clues is in town to delight preschoolers, and for those looking for an outside adventure they can join the fairy garden tour. Theater lovers can view one of the many classics performing this weekend.  Enjoy the weekend and welcome to June, the last leg of the school race.



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, 6/2, 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


Centerport – Vanderbilt Carriage House “Dorothy and the Land Of Oz”
Dorothy dreams of seeing her family and farm again –  come follow her on her journey as she meets new friends and learns why “there’s no place like home.” Audience participation encouraged.
Saturday, 6/2, &  Sunday 6/3, 1:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10 Adults, $8 kids, children under three FREE
Where: 180 Little Neck Rd, Centerport, NY
Contact Info: 516-293-0674


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, 6/2 and Sunday 6/3, 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


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 fairly tale characters, creatures from outer space, and loads of adventure, Blue will learn there’s no better place than home.
When: Saturday 6/2 and Sunday, 6/3,  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


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 6/2, and Sunday 6/3, 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


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 6/2, 11:00 AM and Sunday 6/3,  10:30 AM
Age Group:
Elementary school age+
How Much: $15
Where: 250 Main St., Northport, NY  
Contact Info: 631-261-2900


Old Westbury - Old Westbury GardensGarden Fairy Tales”
Based on the Book Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barker, this tour is all about late blooms, “fairy” habitats, and the natural surroundings near the East Lake Trail.
When: Saturday, 6/2, 12 PM-1 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10, $8 seniours, $5 children 7-17, Under 7 FREE
Where: 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
Contact Info: 516-333-0048


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, 6/2, 11:00 AM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10
Where: 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY
Contact Info: 631-928-9100


Riverhead - Martha Clara Vineyards “Rare Groove Band”
Families can listen to live music, and with plenty room to dance everyone can enjoy the outdoor entertainment.
When: Sunday, 6/3, 2 PM-5 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: FREE
Where: 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY
Contact Info: 631-298-0075


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, 6/3, 1:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $5 materials fee
Where: 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 516-484-9337

Sayville – Edwards Farm Homestead “A Day at the Farm”
Enjoy live bluegrass music by the “Home Grown String Band,” pet baby animals, watch authentic quilt making and weaving, and enjoy other farm related activities including a chance to cool off with real ice cream making!
When: Sunday, 6/3, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $4 per person, $15 family of four, $2 extra per additional child 2+ and older
Where: 39 Edwards Ave., Edwards Homestead, Sayville, NY
Contact Info: 631-332-1393


By Michelle

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