Top Things to Do with Kids in Suffolk this May
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According to the National Park Service, bugs outnumber people by 200,000,000 to one. Kids can get to know their prolific ‘neighbors’ at the Long Island Children’s Museum’s Bug Bonanza, where they’ll learn all about insects, spiders, and other crawly creatures, participate in crafts and activities, and dare to taste a treat made with edible insects.
Decorate a kite with names, wishes, and messages in Kites for a Cure, an annual event that benefits the Uniting Against Lung Cancer’s national lung cancer research grant program. With a little luck and a strong breeze, your kite will be flying high over Coopers Beach.
Military, civilian, and historical planes show off their speed and acrobatic chops at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh.
Amy Vail offers Learn to Draw with Art Teacher Amy, a class in which she gives kids step-by-step instruction on how to draw everything from animals to anime characters using oil pastels, chalk, markers, colored pencils, and watercolor paints.
In honor of National Preservation Month, step back in time to 1751 and take a Historic Stony Brook Grist Mill Tour. See the National Historic Site in action, as demonstrated by Marianne, the only female “miller” in the U.S.
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