Free Things to Do With Kids on Long Island in June

Free Things to Do With Kids on Long Island in June

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They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities on Long Island, including things to do in Nassau County and Suffolk County, are no exception this June.

Whitman-Era Silhouette Craft FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 2, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site, 246 Old Walt Whitman Road, Huntington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: A fun historical craft that emulates the silhouettes taken in Whitman’s time as part of WWBA's annual birthday celebration weekend.
WANT TO GO? 631-427-5240. waltwhitman.org.

Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Fair FREE
WHEN: Jun. 2 - 3, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Heckscher Park, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: More than 70 artists and craftspeople will show and sell original works of art and handmade crafts such as paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, woodwork, glasswork, wearable art, and more.
WANT TO GO? 631-462-5400. artleagueli.net.

Master Class: The Concert, Gemini Journey FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 2, 3:30pm
WHERE: Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join the chamber ensemble Gemini Journey, consisting of Diane Block and Terry Batts, for this program that includes work by Mozart, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, and more.
WANT TO GO? 516-484-9337. nassaumuseum.org.

Concert in the Park: Southern Voice Band FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 2, 6pm
WHERE: Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy music from Southern Voice Band, a Connecticut-based modern country band covering artists such as Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, and more.
WANT TO GO? 516-922-8678. plantingfields.org.

Teen Driver Safety Program FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Jun. 7, 6-9pm
WHERE: Safety Town , 249 Buckley Road, Holtsville, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: The program takes teenagers age 15 and older through a variety of interactive exercises designed to replicate the impairment created by drinking or texting.
WANT TO GO? 631-363-3770. brookhavenny.gov.

Library Scavenger Hunt FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 20, 7-8pm
WHERE: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join this scavenger hunt in the children’s room. Prizes will be awarded.
WANT TO GO? 631-273-7883. brentwoodnylibrary.org.

Magic & Comedy with Pat Darienzo FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2pm
WHERE: Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Suite 1, Port Washington, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Pat Darienzo entertains and stuns audiences with demonstrations of unexplainable psychic powers and abilities.
WANT TO GO? 516-767-1384 . landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Sy-Con Presents: Bricks Rock! FREE
WHEN: Jun. 23 - 24, Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday, 12-4pm
WHERE: Syosset Public Library, 225 S. Oyster Bay Road, Syosset , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Bricks Rock! is a two-day LEGO fan event hosted by the Syosset Public Library and facilitated by I LUG NY, featuring displays, free building, and other brick-related hijinks.
WANT TO GO? 516-921-7161. sycon.org.

Kids Movie: 'Peter Rabbit' FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Watch Peter Rabbit on the big screen. Bring your own snacks and drinks.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. islandtreespubliclibrary.org.

Frogs, Bugs and Animals at Family Fridays FREE
WHEN: Friday, Jun. 29, 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE: The Common Ground, Rotary Park between Gillette and Candee avenues, Sayville, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Jason returns with his collection of frogs, bugs and other familiar animals. Then help release hundreds of ladybugs in the gardens.
WANT TO GO? 631-664-4230. thecommonground.com.

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