Free Things to Do With Kids on Long Island in July
By NYMetroParents Calendar Editor

Free Things to Do With Kids on Long Island in July

July 2, 2017   |   Upcoming Events  

They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities on Long Island, including things to do in Nassau County and Suffolk County, are no exception this July.

Women in Contrast Exhibition FREE
WHEN: May. 2 - Aug. 18, Tuesday-Friday, 11am-4pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12-4pm
WHERE: Hofstra University Museum, 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This original exhibition features iconic imagery captured by a selection of innovative modernist and contemporary female photographers, including Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Marilyn Bridges, Nancy Burson, Imogen Cunningham, Donna Ferrato, Toni Frissell, Mary Ellen Mark, and Dorothy Norman.
WANT TO GO? 516-463-5672. hofstra.edu/museum.

Kids Workshop FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jul. 1, 9am-12pm
WHERE: Home Depot, 600 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Kids learn to build or create a useful, fun product. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
WANT TO GO? 516-488-8500. homedepot.com.

Rockville Centre Art Craft & Gift Market FREE
WHEN: Jul. 1 - 2, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Long Island Rail Road Field 12, Corner of Sunrise Highway and Long Beach Road, Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Art and craft vendors with unique handmade creations, and gift vendors with hard-to-find quality items.
WANT TO GO? 516-442-6000. nassaucountycraftshows.com.

Kid Flix Open House: Make Your Own Movie Crafts FREE
WHEN: Jul. 5 - 6, Wednesday-Thursday, 9:30am-12:30pm
WHERE: The Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St., Patchogue, NY
AGES: 3-17
WHAT: Kid Flix selections from the NY International Children's Film festival will be screened while children make crafts related to movies.
WANT TO GO? 631-438-0083. plazamac.org.

Free Concerts on Freeport's Nautical Mile FREE
WHEN: Jul. 6 - Aug. 31, 7-8:30pm
WHERE: Freeport's Nautical Mile, Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Free concerts with all styles of music every Thursday night during July and August at Freeport's Esplanade on the Nautical Mile. Check the website for a list of performers.
WANT TO GO? 516-223-2522. liacfreeport.org.

Pajama Story Time FREE
WHEN: Jul. 6 - Aug. 2, see website for dates, 7-7:30pm
WHERE: Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main St., Setauket, NY
AGES:
WHAT: Put on your PJ's, grab your teddy bear and a parent, and come to the library for stories.
WANT TO GO? 631-941-4080. emmaclark.org.

Teen Babysitting Workshop FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jul. 17, 11am
WHERE: Floral Park Public Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: You will learn about first aid and basic babysitting skills. Bring a doll or stuffed animal and receive a certificate of completion after the workshop.
WANT TO GO? 516-326-6330. floralparklibrary.org.

Brady Rymer in Concert FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Jul. 20, 5:30pm
WHERE: Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: This grammy-nominated singer songwriter performs his popular hits.
WANT TO GO? 631-283-0967. southamptonartscenter.org.

Family Fun Day FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jul. 23, 12-5pm
WHERE: Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Local author Cindy Sommer will read her book Saving Kate's Flowers, then enjoy nature-themed crafts and special guests from the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind.
WANT TO GO? 631-751-0066. longislandmuseum.org.

The Art of Chess with Ulysses Tapley FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jul. 30, 2-5pm
WHERE: Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Whether you are a chess expert or new to the game, join coach Ulysses Tapley to play and learn chess.
WANT TO GO? 631-283-0967. southamptonartscenter.org.

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