Things to do on Long Island this Weekend with Kids 10/20- 10/21

Settle in and get cozy this weekend as the wind picks up and the leaves really start to fall. Tis the season for fall fun, Halloween themed shows, activities and crafts. We have got plenty of things to do on Long Island this weekend with kids lined up for families to enjoy. Happy Weekend!

 

 

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, 10/20, 10 AM-12 PM
Age Group: 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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Centerport – Vanderbilt Carriage House “The Ghost of Sleepy Hollow”
Learn the other side of the age old tale of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horsemen in this interactive and educational performance.
When: Saturday, 10/20, 1 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
http://www.arenaplayers.org/Children_s_Theatre.html

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Dix Hills – Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms “Great Pumpkin Patch”
Come see a great selection of fall flowers, decorations, and decor. Kids will enjoy a Pumpkin Bouncy House, John Deere Trike play area, hayrides, animal train ride and lots of autumn themed treats to enjoy including hot apple cider, homemade candy apples and freshly made baked goods.
When: Every Weekend
Age Group: All
How Much: Free
Where: 6 Bagatelle Rd., Dix Hills, NY
Contact: 631-549-1159
www.SchmittsFamilyFarms.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, 10/20 and Sunday, 10/21 . Drop in anytime between 11 am-3 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 “Guyi Guyi”
Guyi Guyi is an alligator born into a family of ducks. He struggles with his identity as he learns that alligators eat ducks. Does he belong with his family? or should he stick to his roots? Guyi Guyi is a family story about love, acceptance, and being true to yourself. Read our full review of Guyi Guyi here.
When: Sunday, 10/21, 2 PM
Age Group: 2+
How Much: $4 with museum admission, $3 members, $10 theatre only
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-559-6870
www.LICM.org

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Garden CityLong 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, 10/20 and Sunday, 10/21, 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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Northport – John W. Engeman Theater “Seussical”
Dr. Seuss and the famous characters of the famed Dr. Suess books set to family friendly music
When: Saturday, 10/20, 11:00 AM & Sunday, 10/21, 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 “Annabelle Broom, The Unhappy Witch”
Annabelle is anything but a typical witch. She doesn’t want to be like the other mean witches, but feels lonely and sad. She meets two lost children, and by keeping them away from the “bad” witches she not only helps them but finds her own happiness.
When: Saturday, 10/20 & Sunday, 10/21, 2:00 PM
Age Group: Preschooler+
Where: 931 Montauk Hwy, Oakdale. NY
How Much: $10
Contact Info: 631- 218-2810
www.cmpac.com

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Old Westbury Old Westbury Gardens “The Rise of the Jack O’ Lanterns”
Come and see over 5,000 hand-carved Jack O’ Lanterns light up the beautiful garden grounds. It’s festive, not creepy! The event features work by local craftsman and artists.
When: Saturday 10/20 & Sunday 10/21, 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: $16 adults, $14 ages 5-17 & Seniors, Free for children 5 and under (advance tickets required)
Where: 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
Contact Info: 516-333-0048
http://www.TheRise.org/

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Port Jefferson – Theatre Three “Beauty and the Beast”
Bring the kids to see an original musical adaptation of the classic love story between the wood cutter’s daughter and the lonely Beast.
When: Saturday, 10/20, 11 AM
Age Group: Preschooler+
How Much: $10
Where: 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY
Contact Info: 631-928-9100
http://theaterthree.com

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Port JeffersonTheatre Three “Treasure Island”
This classic pirate tale is chock full of adventure, buried treasure, pirate duals and swashbucklers. It’s a perfect musical for those who dare to walk the plank.
When: Saturday 10/20, 8 PM, Sunday 10/21, 7 PM
Age Group: 5 and up
How Much: $23-$30, $15 children 5-12 years
Where: 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY
Contact Info: 631-928-9100
http://theaterthree.com

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Riverhead – Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center “Creatures of the Night Spooktackular”
Featuring the new exhibit “Creatures of the Night,” this Halloween extravaganza is all about the nocturnal animals that have taken up residence at the aquarium. Kids will enjoy dinner, crafts, special visits with the animals, dancing, a special “Monster House” movie viewing and a fabulous sleep over at the aquarium, including a continental breakfast.
When: Friday 10/19, 6 PM sleepover until Saturday, 10/20,  7 AM
Age Group: All
How Much: $64.95, $49.95 members, children under 2 FREE
Where: 431 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY
Contact Info: Reservations required, 631-208-9200, ext: H2O (426)
http://www.longislandaquarium.com/

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Rockville CentreCenter for Science Teaching and Learning “2nd Annual Harry Potter Halloween Workshop with LilChefs.com Special Events”
See some of the animals featured in the Harry Potter series at the Center for Science Teaching and Learning nature preserve.
Program highlights include a sorting hat ceremony, wand decorating, costume contest, musical performances, spell duels, face painting, transfiguration booth, refreshments, goody bags, and having the “wand chose you.” Kids can then decide which special ingredients to add to the inside of their wand (phoenix feathers, unicorn tail hair, dragon heart string, etc.) so the core of the wand will give them special powers. Once they have a wand in hand, they will witness a spell duel and then participate in a spell duel lesson. The beloved snacks workshop is still featuring yummy treats inspired by Harry Potter–cupcake cauldrons, acid pop lollipops, chocolate covered frogs, and chocolate cockroach clusters. Who knew chocolate and pretzels, gummy candies, licorice and lollipops could be so transformative?  Don’t forget a musical performance and live animals exhibit.
When: Sunday, 10/21, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM or 12:30 PM-2:30 PM.
Age Group: 5-14 years
How Much: $40 (kids 5-14), $20 adults. Pre-registration and payment is required in advance.
Where: 1 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Centre, NY
Contact Info: 516-338-0552
http://harrypotterevents.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 required.
When: Sunday, 10/21, 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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