Activities for Kids Who Love Animals on Long Island in April

Activities for Kids Who Love Animals on Long Island in April

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Meet furry friends at one of these top kid-friendly activities for Long Island animal lovers this month.

Spring Break: Trout Feeding Demonstrations
WHEN: Apr. 2 - 6, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1pm and 3pm
WHERE: Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Watch the trout jump and splash as they devour a special diet of fish food.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 516-692-6768. cshfha.org.

Spring Break, Live Animal Encounters
WHEN: Apr. 2 - 6, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 2pm
WHERE: Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn about the Hatchery's reptiles and amphibians.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 516-692-6768. cshfha.org.

Spring Break, Hatchery Tours
WHEN: Apr. 2 - 6, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11am
WHERE: Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn how the Hatchery cares for its fish.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 516-692-6768. cshfha.org.

Spring Break: Animal Tracks: Who's Been Here
WHEN: Thursday, Apr. 5, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn to identify animal tracks and make your very own track to take home.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 516-692-6768. cshfha.org.

Open House FREE
WHEN: Apr. 7 - 8, 12-3pm
WHERE: Thomas School of Horsemanship, 250 Round Swamp Road, Melville, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Tour the facility with a Camp Director and meet some of horses.
WANT TO GO? 631-692-6840. tshcamp.com.

Long Island Game Farm Spring 2018 Opening Weekend
WHEN: Apr. 14 - 15, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Long Island Game Farm, 489 Chapman Blvd., Manorville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Come meet and feed all the new babies, including chicks, ducklings, and kid goats.
WANT TO GO? $16.95; $14.95 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 631-878-6644. longislandgamefarm.com.

Stan and Yukon's First Birthday Party
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 14, 12-2pm
WHERE: Long Island Game Farm, 489 Chapman Blvd., Manorville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: There will be a special birthday celebration for two not-so-little red foxes. Take part in a red foxes Q-and-A, get your face painted like a fox, craft your own fox headband, or decorate your own fox cupcake/cookie.
WANT TO GO? $16.95; $14.95 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 631-878-6644. longislandgamefarm.com.

Junior Olympics Horse Show FREE
WHEN: Apr. 14 - 15, Saturday-Sunday, 9am-4pm
WHERE: Thomas School of Horsemanship, 250 Round Swamp Road, Melville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Riders in teams of three will compete in jumping classes with the hopes of earning a gold, silver, or bronze medal in each event.
WANT TO GO? 631-692-6840. tshcamp.com.

Open House FREE
WHEN: Apr. 28 - 29, Saturday-Sunday, 12-3pm
WHERE: Thomas School of Horsemanship, 250 Round Swamp Road, Melville, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Take a guided tour of the facility with a Camp Director, where you can meet some of horses and the warm welcoming community at Thomas School of Horsemanship.
WANT TO GO? 631-692-6840. tshcamp.com.

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