Things to do on Long Island this Weekend with Kids 7/14-7/15

Looking for things to do this weekend on Long Island with kids? We’ve got Rapunzel, bugs, and teddy bears! Whether the little ones are into science and exploration, a calm lunch with friends or an engaging show, we have a fun list of things to do on Long Island this weekend with kids!

 

 

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, 7/14, 10 AM -12 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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Farmingdale Take One Theatre “Aladdin”
Enjoy a magical carpet ride journey based on Disney Jr. with Jasmine and Aladdin and their friends from Arabia.
When: Saturday 7/14 and Sunday 7/15, 1 PM
Age Group: 3+
How Much: $8 in advance, $10 at the door, drink and snack included
Where: 1021 Portion Rd., Farmingdale, NY
Contact Info: 631-569-2148
http://takeonetheatre.com
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Garden City – The Cupcake Corner “Children’s Crafts”
Kids can work on a craft and there’s a different one each week. Craft takes anywhere from 15-45 minutes to complete depending upon the age of the child. No purchase necessary.
When: Saturday 7/14 and Sunday 7/15 (takes place every weekend through 8/26). Drop in anytime between 12 pm-4 pm.
Age Group: 2-10 years
How Much: Free
Where: 61 New Hyde Park Rd. 
Garden City, NY
Contact Info: (516) 328-2253
http://www.thecupcakecornergc.com

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Garden City – Long Island Children’s Museum “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”
View a wonderful retelling of the original familiar fairy tale of the curious Goldilocks and Mama Bear, Papa Bear, and of course, sweet little Baby Bear. Stay after the show to meet the cast.
When: Saturday 7/14, 11:30 AM -12:30 PM
Age Group: 3 years+
How Much: $8 with museum admission, ($6 members), $12 theater ticket 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 7/14 and Sunday 7/15, 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 “National Circus Project”
First watch and enjoy the live circus performers then have a chance to learn (first hand!) the inner secrets of being a circus performer! .
When: Sunday 7/15, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Age Group: 3+
How Much: $4 with museum admission, $3 for LICM members , $10 theater only
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-224-5800
www.LICM.org

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Northport – John W. Engeman Theater “Rapunzel-a Tangled Tale”
Part of the Bethpage Federal Credit Union Youth Theater Series, this show for kids is a familiar tale told with flair. Find out how Rapunzel uses her golden locks to get herself our of trouble.
When: Saturday 7/14 at 11:00 AM, Sunday 7/15 at 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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Oakdale – CM Performing Arts Theatre “Willy Wonka”
Enjoy viewing a special children’s show based on the magical story about a unique candy factory by author Roald Dahl.
When: Saturday 7/14, 2:00 PM
Age Group: Preschooler+
Where: 931 Montauk Hwy, Oakdale. NY
How Much: $9
Contact Info: 631- 218-2810
www.cmpac.com

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Old Westbury Old Westbury Gardens “Teddy Bear Picnic”
Children can enjoy a picnic with their fuzzy wuzzy friend at the Cottage Garden. Enjoy light fare, games, and crafts in the picturesque surroundings. Don’t forget to bring a favorite Teddy!

When: Saturday, 7/14, 1 PM-3 PM
Age Group: 3-6 years
How Much: $20 children, $15 members (includes adult admission)
Where: 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
Contact Info: 516-333-0048
http://www.oldwestburygardens.org/

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Rockville Centre – Center for Science Teaching & Learning (CSTL) “Bugs, Beautiful Bugs”
Children will learn about insects and the way in which they help farmers and the natural world. Make a six legged craft to take home.
When: Sunday, 7/14 11 AM-12:30 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10
Where: 1 Tanglewood Centre, Rockville Centre, NY
Contact Info: 516-764-0045
http://www.cstl.org

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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. Includes special family-friendly gallery talks and docent-led guides. No reservations needed.
When: Sunday, 7/15, 1 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: Free with museum admission. $2 parking fee on weekends for non-members (members free).
Where: 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, NY
Contact Info: 516-484-9337
http://nassaumuseum.org

 

By Michelle S.


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