A look at what to do with kids this month on the North Shore of Long Island's Suffolk County, including the towns of Stony Brook, Mt. Sinai, Port Jefferson, and Riverhead. Find family events and local kid-focused businesses.
May Events on the North Shore of Suffolk
Hands-On Art WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 4:30-5:30pm WHERE: The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook AGES: 5-8 WHAT: Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own abstract masterpiece. Includes tour of art exhibition and craft. WANT TO GO? $10. 631-751-0066. longislandmuseum.org.
Mother’s Day Messages WHEN: May 13-14, Saturday-Sunday, 1-5pm WHERE: Maritime Explorium, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson AGES: 3-12 WHAT: Use a variety of interesting materials to design a message in a bottle to give to your mother on her special day. WANT TO GO? $5. 631-331-3277. maritimeexplorium.org.
Mother’s Day Brunch WHEN: Sunday, May 14, 10:30am; 11am; 12:30pm; 1pm WHERE: Majestic Gardens, 420 NY-25A, Rocky Point AGES: All WHAT: Enjoy a gourmet brunch with your entire family in a beautiful setting. WANT TO GO? $17-$38. 631-744-9500. majesticgardens.com.
Art in the Park and Kite Day WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 10am-5pm WHERE: Heritage Park, 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Road, Mount Sinai AGES: All WHAT: Join Heritage Trust for an outdoor art sale and exhibit and fun kite flying. WANT TO GO? 631-384-8900. msheritagetrust.org.
‘Pinkalicious’ Tea Party WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 11am-12pm WHERE: Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St., Riverhead AGES: 3-8 WHAT: Enjoy your favorite Pinkalicious stories, sip pink lemonade, and play party games. Registration required. WANT TO GO? 631-727-3228. riverheadlibrary.org.
Businesses on the North Shore of Suffolk
Alternatives For Children 631-331-6400 Aquebogue, Dix Hills, East Setauket, and Southampton alternatives4children.org Licensed day care, EI/Preschool Special Education evaluations, and provider for eligible children. Early childhood professionals create a natural learning environment, promoting a child’s cognitive, social, and emotional development.
Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp 3186 Sound Ave., Riverhead 516-433-7970 x11 ccenassau.org email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp is a coed, recreational sleepaway camp. The location includes a 10-acre working farm, swimming, kayaking, adventure course, nature science education center, horseback riding, archery, arts, and sports.
Kids Country Day Camp 37 Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai 631-331-5351 kidscountrydaycamp.com Kids Country Day Camp is a 10-acre recreational children's (ages 3-12) summer camp filled with indoor and outdoor adventure, sports, activities, and special events.
Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center 431 E. Main St., Riverhead 631-208-9200 xH20 (426), for birthdays: 631-208-9200 x186 longislandaquarium.com This FINtastic destination features an amazing coral reef display, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, sea lion shows, penguins, stingrays, touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences.
Lyrical Children's Preschool & Learning Center & Kreative Kidz Party Zone 4492 Middle Country Road, Calverton 631-208-4003 lyricalchildren.com, lyricalchildrenmusic.com Lyrical Children offers many fun programs for families in northeastern Suffolk including Music Together ® from Setauket to Southold, plus classes and parties at the preschool and learning center located in Calverton.
My Gym – Stony Brook 1320 Stony Brook Road, Stony Brook 631-751-KIDS (5437) mygym.com/stonybrook email@example.com The experts in children’s fitness. State-of-the-art facility, extensively trained staff, and award-winning programs have earned My Gym the reputation as the best early learning program of its kind.
St. Isidore School 515 Marcy Ave., Riverhead 631-727-1650 sisriverhead.com An extension of your family. Pre-K through eighth grade programs combine Catholic faith and teachings with academic excellence. Call anytime for a tour.
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