By NYMetroParents Staff

Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day on Long Island

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Wondering what to do on Mother's Day on Long Island? Check out our roundup of fun and family-friendly things to do for the holiday, including local places that offer free admission and specials.

 

Mother's DayIf you're finding it hard to express your love in words this Mother's Day, skip the card and take Mom out to one of these fun family events instead. It's her day, so let her choose!

 

May 8 and 12

Mommy Tales

At Mother’s Day Story Time at Barnes & Noble in Lake Grove, listen to stories about moms and make yours a craft. FREE!

 

May 10 and 13

Tea Times Two

Bring the family to a Mother’s Day Tea Party at What's Cooking? in Oyster Bay, where kids and moms can make strawberry-stuffed French toast, teapot- and heart-shaped cookies, chocolate-dipped strawberries, long-stemmed chocolate roses and flowers, and more.

 

One party is never enough, so check out The Cupcake Corner in Garden City’s Mother’s Day Tea Party where you can enjoy elegant teas along with filled crepes, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and homemade preserves, fresh fruit, and more.

 

May 10

Create a Card

Teens and tweens can stop by the Hempstead Library to make Mom a Mosaic Letter for Mother’s Day using letter stencils, glass tiles, beads, buttons, and stones.

 

May 12

Yoga Together

Take mom for a relaxing stretch at Mother & Daughter Yoga by the Sea. Bring a mat/towel and enjoy the view of the harbor as you learn yoga poses inspired by the water, outside the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum.

 

May 13

Celebrate with Song

Belt out a song in honor of Mom at Mother’s Day Karaoke with DJ Phil at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. FREE!

 

Aromatherapy

Treat Mom to the sweet aroma of blooming blossoms on a Lilac Walk with the Old Westbury Gardens’ docent and master gardener. In honor of Mother’s Day, all ladies 18 and older will receive a free lavender plant today.

 

Free Admission

Mom gets a free pass on May 13 at the following places:

 

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Heckscher Museum of Art

Long Island Museum

Old Westbury Gardens


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