By Karen Demeter and Dee Saunders

Thanksgiving Events for Kids on Long Island

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Check out these Thanksgiving-themed events for kids on Long Island, including crafts, classes, and more in Babylon Village, Hicksville, New Hyde Park, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and Yaphank.

 

Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeThanksgiving is a time to reflect, give thanks, and get together with family and friends. In addition to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, you might also want to incorporate some of these fun, local events into your holiday tradition:

 

Happy Thanksgiving Feast for Friends

Bubble, Babylon Village

Nov. 15

Includes crafts, games, stories, and either lunch or dinner.

 

Fun Days

Long Island Science Center, Riverhead

Nov. 17

Learn about the traditional Thanksgiving turkey at Fun Days.

 

Nature in November

Suffolk County Farm and Education Center, Yaphank

Nov. 17

Includes a nature walk to see local trees and animals. Practice recycling with a nature craft that will become a Thanksgiving decoration.

 

Hearty Thanksgiving Feast

What’s Cooking?, Oyster Bay

Nov. 19

Make turkey-stuffing burgers, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, cornbread, and chocolate turkey lollipops.

 

Thanksgiving Cookie Placecards

Celebrations in the Kitchen, Hicksville

Nov. 20

Learn royal icing colorflow techniques and how to use seasonal decorations as you create a unique setting for your holiday table.

 

Thanksgiving Treats

Hillside Public Library, New Hyde Park

Nov. 20

Make some yummy holiday treats share with friends and family. FREE!

 

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