Things to Do this Weekend on Long Island with Kids October 13-14

This weekend brings us cooler temperatures, lots of expected sunshine and fun-filled family days with plenty of things to do. Whether in the mood to enjoy the fall harvest, head indoors for a live theater performance, celebrate a first birthday or create interesting structures, we’ve got lots of things to do this weekend on Long Island with kids to relax and enjoy family time together.

Don’t forget to visit the Long Island Mamas table at the Baby Loves Disco event this Saturday, October 13 from 1 pm-4 pm at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville. We’ll be giving away tons of prizes including a family pack of 4 tickets to Disney on Ice! See details in our list below under Hicksville.

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, 10/14, 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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Bridgehampton – Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) “Play with Clay”
Let the creative side shine through as your child creates leaves using modeling clay and string.
When: Saturday, 10/14, 11 AM
Age Group: 2+ (children under 5 require chaperone present)
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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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, 10/13 and Sunday, 10/14 . Drop in anytime between 11 pm-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 “Build it with KEVA”
Learn how to build like an architect. Children will explore the behind-the-scenes of building structures and then have a chance to apply what they learned through modeling clay and toothpicks.
When: Sunday, 10/14, 3 PM
Age Group: 5+ years
How Much: $3 with museum admission, $2 members
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-559-6870
www.LICM.org

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Garden City - Long Island Children’s Museum “Fall Fun”
Constant Wonder
presents “Fall Fun,” an interactive musical celebration of the fall harvest and all the wonders of autumn. Dancing, singing and audience participation welcome!
When: Saturday, 10/13  & Sunday, 10/14, 2 PM
Age Group: 3+ years
How Much: $4 with museum admission, $3 members, $10 theater 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, 10/13 and Sunday, 10/14, 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-“Rat Pack Turns One”
Who doesn’t love a birthday party? Join Frankie, Dina, and Sammie, and come celebrate the Rat Pack’s first birthday including decorations, birthday themed activities and cake!

When: Saturday, 10/13, 1 PM
Age Group: All
How Much: FREE with museum admission
Where: 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
Contact Info: 516-559-6870
www.LICM.org

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Hicksville - Broadway Mall “Baby Loves Disco”
Baby Loves Disco is a fam­ily event, there is no struc­ture, just plenty of envi­ron­ment, atmos­phere and healthy snacks.  There is music spun by the DJ with bub­bles float­ing over the the dance floor– to get the mamas, papas and lit­tle ones mov­ing.  we have an MC to help moti­vate, edu­cate and teach — a few dance lessons, con­tests and inter­ac­tive games. there are egg shak­ers, play scarves and a chill-out space with pil­lows, stuffed ani­mals, books and toys/puzzles. There are bal­loons to enjoy and take home as well as snacks for both kids and adults. For kids 6 months through 7 years and their friends and fam­ily. We’ll be giving away tons of prizes including a family pack of 4 tickets to Disney on Ice!
When: Saturday, 10/13, 1 pm – 4 pm
Age Group: 6 months – 7 years old
How Much: FREE
Where: 358 B Broad­way Mall Route 106/107, Hicksville, NY
Contact Info: heather@babylovesdisco.com
http://babylovesdisco.com

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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, 10/13, 11:00 AM & Sunday, 10/14, 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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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, 10/13, 11 AM & Sunday, 10/14, 3 PM
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 10/13, 8 PM, Sunday 10/14, 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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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, 10/14, 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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