Things to Do This Weekend on Long Island with Kids August 4-5

Looking for things to do this weekend on Long Island with kids? We know it is August already but we have a month of fun left on our summer calendar. Join us for children’s theater, explorations in nature and even learn a few circus tricks!

 

 

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, 8/4, 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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Bridgehampton – Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) “Kids 4 Kids Digital”
Children can create original abstract art using digital technology in the museum’s lighthouse. Children’s drawings will then be presented to children at two Long Island Children’s hospitals to benefit patients.
When: Saturday, 8/5 during museum hours
Ages: 4+
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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Centerport - Vanderbilt Theatre “Tales of Neverland – The Adventures of Peter Pan & Wendy”
This interactive, audience participation play put on by the Arena Players is a delight for children of all ages. Children will be reminded how loyalty, trust, and team work are an important part of solving problems and making lasting friendships.
When:
Saturday, 8/4 and Sunday,  8/5 at 1 PM
Ages: All
How Much: $10 adults, $8 children, children under three, FREE
Where: 180 Little Neck Rd, Centerport, NY
Contact: 631-854-5579
www.VanderbiltTheatre.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, 8/4 and Sunday, 8/5 (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 “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, 8/5, 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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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, 8/4 and Sunday, 8/5, 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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Glen Cove – Garvies Point Museum “Garvies Point Day”
Spend the day exploring nature and all that Garvies Point has to offer. Crafts, projects, and nature films are just some of the things to do with kids. Butterflies, birds, rocks/minerals and soil will be the hot topics of discussion and discovery led by area experts.
When: Saturday 8/4 from 10 am-4 pm
Age Group: All
How Much: $5 per person, under 4 FREE
Where: 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, NY
Contact Info: 516-571-8010
www.garviespointmuseum.com

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Lindenhurst – Studio Theatre, “Freckleface Stawberry the Musical”
This fun musical is based on Julianne Moore’s hit book about children being comfy in their own skin learning to deal with being different. It’s all about bullying, acceptance and positivity.
When: Saturday, 8/4 at 2 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $10
Where: 141 S. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst, NY
Contact Info: 631-226-8400
www.studiotheatre.com

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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, 8/4  at 11:00 AM, Sunday, 8/5 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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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, 8/5, 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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