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STEM Discoveries - Long Island Children's Museum
Through July 28, 2019 - Garden City
Explore the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Create, experiment, and tinker as you spark your curiosity. Join LICM for these free workshops each weekend. Check the website for program updates. Note: No session on 7/20.
Messy Afternoons - Long Island Children's Museum
Through July 28, 2019 - Garden City
Get up to your elbows in oobleck, clean mud and slime for the type of artistic activities that everyone loves, but no one likes to clean-up after. Except LICM! Stop by anytime between 3:30 and 5:00 for as long as you wish. Ages 18 months-4 years.
Sensational Kids (Autism Exclusive) - Bounce! Trampoline Sports
Through July 29, 2019 - Syosset
Every Monday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM we are open exclusively for children and adults with autism. We have staff members with experience working with special needs children and adults that have received sensitivity training from the Elija school.
Movies on the Green - Farmingdale Village
Through July 30, 2019 - Farmingdale
See movies like Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse, Small Foot, and A Dog's Way Home under the stars.
Exhibit: Salute to Music Legends of Color - African American Museum and Center for Applied Art
Through July 31, 2019 - Hempstead
The exhibit highlights Long Island's jazz greats Alice Coltrane, John Coltrane, Roy Eldridge, Freddie Green, Buddy Tate, and Lloyd Trotman. Panel discussions will be presented every Wednesday, in June, (6pm-8pm). Speakers include Paul Ramsey, Nat White, and Rubin Bankhead.
Mash-Up Banks - Long Island Children's Museum
Through July 31, 2019 - Garden City
Join LICM in the inner lobby for some animal mash-up fun as you create your own coin bank. Save your coins in a one-of-kind animal mash up creation. Use paint, foam and a variety of materials to make the ultimate creative creature!
Music and Movement - Long Island Children's Museum
Through July 31, 2019 - Garden City
Enjoy creative movement exercises and interactive sing-alongs that get little bodies moving to the rhythm. Ages 5 and younger.
Wacky Water Wednesdays - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
Through July 31, 2019 - Cold Spring Harbor
Kids can go under the Hatchery Sprinkler. Sprinklers, bubbles, lawn games. Bring towels.
Farmingdale Village Pops - The Village Green
Through August 07, 2019 - Farmingdale
Enjoy free concerts directed by Brad DiMilo, Wednesday evenings at the Gazebo. Bring chairs and blankets for seating. Weather permitting
Crafts in the Garden - Merrick Library
Through August 07, 2019 - Merrick
Children ages 2-5 years will create fun crafts while enjoying the outdoors! Program will be held in the Astarita Garden. Weather permitting. Registration is not required.
Cinderella - Theatre Three
Through August 09, 2019 - Port Jefferson
Back by Popular Demand! THEATRE THREE opens the 2019-2020 children's theatre season with its original retelling of the poor waif Cinderella. The classic love story finds its power in a pumpkin, a palace, a prince, and a young girl whose belief in herself can overcome any obstacle. When her Fairy Godmother adds a dash of excitement, the magical possibilities are endless. Don't miss this musical enchantment for the entire family.
The Wizard of Oz - BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont
Through August 13, 2019 - Elmont
Follow Dorothy and her friends, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion as they venture to the Emerald City.
Kids Summer Movie Series - The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
Through August 14, 2019 - Patchogue
Enjoy a showing of Disney's "Finding Nemo," "Cinderella," "Monsters, Inc.," "The Little Mermaid," "Cars," and "The Incredibles" throughout July and August.
Películas Para Niños en Español - The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
Through August 14, 2019 - Patchogue
See children's movies in Spanish, including Finding Nemo, Cinderella, Monsters, Inc., The Little Mermaid, Cars, and The Incredibles.
Summer Workshops for Kids - Heckscher Museum of Art
Through August 16, 2019 - Huntington
Drop in and Create! Young artists will paint in an inspiring location in Heckscher Park or draw and collage in the Museum. Ages 5-10. Parents/Caregivers are welcome but not required to stay.
Queens Night Market - New York Hall of Science
Through August 17, 2019 - Corona
The Queens International Night Market is a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens, featuring up to 100 independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.
Photo: Queens Night Market // Storm Garner
The Travelin' Trunk Show - ThinkBIG! Theater Arts
Through August 18, 2019 - Patchogue
Each week, Miss Heather returns from a trip around the world with a new story to share! Through music, sound effects, and costumed play, help create a delightful improvised performance that's never the same show twice. This is Long Island's only episodic children's show, so see it each weekend for a new story with your favorite characters.
Family Storytime - Merrick Library
Through August 19, 2019 - Merrick
Children ages 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to listen to a variety of stories and songs.
Pajama Story Time - Emma Clark Library
Through August 21, 2019 - Setauket
Put on your PJs, grab your teddy bear and a parent, and come to Emma Clark Library for some great stories. Ages 2 years-Grade 2 with parent/caregiver.
Children's Story Time - East End Seaport Museum
Through August 22, 2019 - GREENPORT
The museum will host a weekly nautical-themed story time geared toward children ages 7 and younger in the Captain Bob’s Quarterdeck children’s room. Each story time will be followed by a simple craft. Registration is required. Please email [email protected] to reserve your spot.
Movies on the Great Lawn - Westhampton Free Library
Through August 26, 2019 - Westhampton Beach
Spend an evening with the big screen on the Great Lawn in Westhampton Beach. Popcorn, mini-events, and giveaways are included. Schedule below: July 1: "Jaws" July 8: "Pitch Perfect" July 15: "King Kong" July 22: "Jurassic Park" July 29: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" Aug. 5: "Lego Movie 2" Aug. 12: "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" Aug. 19: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" Aug. 26: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse".
Kids on the Green - Westhampton Free Library
Through August 27, 2019 - Westhampton Beach
Performances are geared for families with children ages 3-8, but all are welcome.
July 9: Prestino's Magic
July 16: The Uncle Brothers Band
July 23: Brady Rymer
July 30: Jester Jim
Aug. 6: Rock and Roll with Squeaky Clean
Aug. 13: The MickMags
Aug: 20: Goowin's Balloowins
Aug. 27: Petting Zoo (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
Teen Dungeons & Dragons - Main St. Board Game Cafe
Through August 27, 2019 - Huntington
Whether you're an experienced adventurer or a first-time dungeon delver, Dungeons & Dragons night is the perfect place for teens to play the most popular role-playing game in the world. The expert staff will be running short adventures (approximately 2.5 hours), and players can choose to participate in single sessions, or return each week to play in an ongoing story. 2 Groups: Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12
Family Night Out - Westhampton Free Library
Through August 28, 2019 - Westhampton Beach
Enjoy some family fun every Wednesday night this summer. Schedule below: July 10: Phases of the Moon, July 17: Family Game Night, July 24: Out of this World Party, July 31: Family Movie Night, Aug. 7: Knock Em' Dead Comedy Game Show, Aug. 14: Family Game Night, Aug. 21: Robert Rivest and the First Mime on the Moon, Aug. 28: Mr. Poppin' Twist
Table Tennis League - Friedberg JCC
Through August 29, 2019 - Oceanside
Grab your paddle and get ready to play this fun, competitive, easy and social game! All levels welcome! Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent.
Sand Castle Contest - Hither Hills State park
Through August 29, 2019 - Montauk
Hither Hills State Park hosts a weekly sandcastle contest, which is open to all ages. Sand, water, and natural materials native to the beach can be used to create sculptures. Each week prizes will be awarded for the best sculptors and castles in several categories.
Afternoon Board Game Club - Main St. Board Game Cafe
Through August 29, 2019 - Huntington
In these 2-hour drop-off sessions, kids will learn a wide variety of strategic games with the expert staff while having a blast with friends. Game choices are custom-picked for each age group to highlight a range of cognitive skills, and students will boost their game knowledge in a fun, caring, and individualized environment. 2 Groups: Grades 1-2 and Grades 3-5 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the summer.
Farmers Market - Good Shepherd Levittown Farmers Market
Through August 31, 2019 - Levittown
Support small local businesses and check out the fresh produce, fresh breads, cookies, cakes, pickles, and local handmade crafters.
Vanderbilt Mansion Living History - Vanderbilt Museum
Through September 01, 2019 - Centerport
This summer it's 1939 in the Vanderbilt Mansion. Guides in costume tell visitors stories of the Vanderbilt family and its famous guests.
Family Fluke Fishing On The Island Princess Captree - Island Princess Captree Fishing Boat
Through September 02, 2019 - Babylon
Squawk! The Amazing Bird Show - The Long Island Game Farm
Through September 02, 2019 - Manorville
Squawk! The Amazing Bird Show has made appearances on America's Got Talent and The Late Show with David Letterman.
National Geographic Photo Ark by Joel Sartore - Southampton Arts Center
Through September 08, 2019 - Southampton
The International Center of Photography and Southampton Arts Center are thrilled to co-present the National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition, featuring the compelling and visually stunning work of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. The exhibition will highlight Sartore's images from his work in more than 250 zoos, aquariums, and animal rescue centers around the world. Founded by Sartore in 2006, the National Geographic Photo Ark aims to document event species living in zoos and wildlife sanctuaries, inspire action through education, and help save wildlife by supporting on-the-ground conservation efforts. National Geographic is showcasing this important project through multiple platforms, including this exhibition, to inspire people not just to care, but also to help protect these animals for future generations. In addition to creating an archival record for generations to come, this project is a hopeful platform for conservation and shines a light on individuals and organizations working to preserve species around the world.
Monday Mornings at Madoo - Madoo Conservancy
Through September 16, 2019 - Sagaponack
An hour of storytelling in the Magnolia Bosque featuring storytellers from the Hampton Library at the ready to keep your child enthralled with stories from near and far. Pack a picnic lunch and hang out a while. Please contact the Hampton Library to confirm dates and times, or if the weather is questionable. Instructor: Children’s librarians for the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton
Friday Night Car Show - Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores
Through October 04, 2019 - Bellmore
Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores and The Town of Hempstead presents The Bellmore Friday Night Car Show. See all types of cars at this weekly event.
Farmingdale Weekly Farmers' Market On The Village Green - Farmingdale Village
Through November 17, 2019 - Farmingdale
The Farmers' Market, by Schneider's Farm, returns to Farmingdale Village. Stop by the Village Green and browse and shop the fresh selection of produce, vegetables, and other items.
Made with Love - Floral Park Library
Through December 18, 2019 - Floral Park
Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly afternoon group. No sign-up - or experience necessary.