Things to Do on Long Island this Weekend with Kids 7/21-7/22

Looking for things to do this weekend on Long Island with kids? We’ve got Rapunzel, crafts, summer outdoor concerts and more. Though the summer is already half over, there are still plenty of things to do on Long Island this weekend with kids. Have fun!



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, 7/21, 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


East Meadow-Eisenhower Park-“Children’s Day”
Families and friends come together to enjoy rides, face painting, games, children’s activities and will conclude with a performance of Cinderella by Plaza Productions at 6 PM.
When: Sunday, 7/22, 3-7 PM
Ages: All
How Much: Free
Where: Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow, NY
Contact Info: 516-572-0200


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 7/21 and Sunday 7/22 (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


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 7/21, 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


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 7/21 and Sunday 7/22, 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


Greenvale – Tilles Center “Laurie Berkner Band”
Live performance with the ever fun Laurie Berkner Band, a favorite with kids who may be familiar with her videos on Nick Jr. Come dressed to shake and move and sing along to her hits as well as some new tunes! .
When: Sunday 7/22, 1 PM
Age Group: all
How Much: $14.50 and up
Where: 720 Norhtern Blvd., Greenvale, NY
Contact Info: 516-299-3100


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 7/21 at 11:00 AM, Sunday 7/22 at 10:30 AM
Age Group: Elementary school age+
How Much: $15
Where: 250 Main St., Northport, NY
Contact Info: 631-261-2900


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 7/21, 2:00 PM
Age Group: Preschooler+
Where: 931 Montauk Hwy, Oakdale. NY
How Much: $9
Contact Info: 631- 218-2810


Old Westbury Old Westbury Gardens “Under the Beech Tree”
Families will join together under the great 150 year old beech tree, near the Westbury House, to enjoy the beautiful music performed by cellist, Suzanne Mueller. Also featured, clarinets as well as other classical treasures.
When: Saturday, 7/22, 3 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 children and 6 and uner FREE
Where: 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
Contact Info: 516-333-0048


Port Washington Sand’s Point Museum and Preserve “Ranger Eric”
Little investigators will have a ball looking are the tiny life living on the top of the water. Materials provided, but feel free to bring your own nets. Plan on finishing up the day on the beach where the program ends.
When: Sunday, 7/22, 11 AM-12 PM
Age Group:
How Much:
$20 per car contribution, or $10 with annual pass
127 Middle Road, Port Washington, NY
Contact Info:


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, 7/22, 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


By Michelle S.

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