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Fun Festivals on Long Island this March

Fun Festivals on Long Island this March

Get ready for one of the best kinds of family fun: an outdoor festival. Enjoy them this March right on Long Island while the season is here!

First Lego League Championship FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 3, 8:30am
WHERE: Longwood High School, 100 Longwood Road, Middle Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Middle school students will show off their Lego creations and compete in challenges.
WANT TO GO? 631-627-8400. firstlongisland.org.

First Lego League Jr. Expo 3 FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 3, 7:30am
WHERE: Longwood High School, 100 Longwood Road, Middle Island, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Elementary school students from around Long Island will show off their Lego creations.
WANT TO GO? . 631-627-8400. firstlongisland.org.

Herald Kidz Zone Expo FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 3, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Friedberg JCC, 15 Neil Court, Oceanside, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Check out a Slime Bar, live DJ, giveaways, arts and crafts, face painting, balloon art, goodie bags, demos, and prizes.
WANT TO GO? 516-766-4341. friedbergjcc.org.

FIRST Tech Challenge Championship FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 9, 7am-5pm
WHERE: Syosset High School, 70 Southwoods Road, Syosset, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Middle school and high school students will compete utilizing robots they built for FIRST ROVER RUCKUS.
WANT TO GO? 631-627-8400. firstlongisland.org.

Hofstra University's 21st Annual Irish Festival
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 10, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Hofstra University, David S. Mack Physical Education Center, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Hempstead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate with live entertainment, culture and merchandise booths, children’s activities, and Irish foods.
WANT TO GO? $6; $5 senior; free for children younger than 12. 516-463-6582. hofstra.edu.

CatVideoFest
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 10, 12pm
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This 70-minute reel of cat videos helps support a local animal rescue, Golden Paw Society, Inc.
WANT TO GO? $16 public; $11 members. 631-423-7611. cinemaartscentre.org.

We Shabbat: Joyful Jewish Celebrations
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 22, 10am
WHERE: Kehillath Shalom Synagogue, 58 Goose Hill Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Celebrate Jewishness with joy and laughter.
WANT TO GO? $10 per family; free for members. 631-367-4589. kehillathshalomsynagogue.org.

80s Arcade & Karaoke Night
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 23, 7-11pm
WHERE: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Play classic arcade games and sing '80s karaoke music.
WANT TO GO? $15-$20. 516-572-4066. cradleofaviation.org.

White Post Farms Eggstravaganza
WHEN: Mar. 23 - Apr. 21, 10am-5pm
WHERE: White Post Farms of Melville, 250 Old Country Road, Melville, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Enjoy spring with a visit from the Easter Bunny, baby animals, Farmland Express and pony rides, bounce houses, and slides.
WANT TO GO? $19.95. 631-351-9373. whitepostfarms.com.

Celebrate! Party Showcase
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 24, 12-4pm
WHERE: Long Island Marriott, 101 James Doolittle Blvd., Uniondale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Find everything you need for the perfect celebration at the Celebrate! Party Showcase! 
WANT TO GO? FREE with online registration; $10 at the door . 516-445-2394. celebrateshowcase.com/events/bar-bat-mitzvah-showcase-nassau-long-island/.

Student Film Contest and Awards Ceremony FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 24, 6pm
WHERE: Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See original videos created by local East End students.
WANT TO GO? 631-324-4050. guildhall.org.

SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition FREE
WHEN: Mar. 26 - 30, Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 9am
WHERE: Hofstra University David S. Mack Sports & Expo Center, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Hempstead, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: High school robotics teams from around the world will show off the robots they built and compete in exciting challenges.
WANT TO GO? 631-627-8400. firstlongisland.org.

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