Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this Weekend
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ONLINE Virtual Walk Through the Grades: Get a glimpse inside! FREE
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 22, 10am
WHERE: The Waldorf School of Garden City, 225 Cambridge Ave., Garden City, NY
Get a Glimpse of the Inside! Prospective families are invited to join us as Administrators provide insight into the progression of a Waldorf curriculum and how your child will be challenged and enriched through the grades. RSVP online.WANT TO GO? 516-742-3434. https://waldorfgarden.org/admissions/overview/open-house-tours/.
IN PERSON Mornings at NCMA for Teens and Young Adults with Autism
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 23, 9:45-10:45am
WHERE: Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, NY
AGES: 13 and older
Mornings at NCMA, an access program for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum (Autism Spectrum Disorder) ages 13 – 25, to be accompanied by a parent or care partner. Led by an art therapist, each session will take its inspiration from the art on view in the galleries. Family members and friends 12 years and up are welcome. This is a private guided experience that takes place in the Museum before it opens to the general public.
- Each program limits the number of registrants so pre-registration is
- Each session will be unique with changing themes
- Please download relevant Social Story and Sensory Map
For Information email: Llynch@nassaumuseum.orgWANT TO GO? $15; $10 seniors; $5 students. 516-484-9337. https://nassaumuseum.org/events/mornings-at-ncma-for-teens-and-young-adults-with-autism-2/.
ONLINE Kids' Saturday Yoga with Miss Christi FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 23, 9-9:30am
WHERE: Islip Public Library, , , NY
All ages with caregiver. Join Christi for family yoga! Yoga is a fun activity for all ages. It helps to connect mind, body and the inner playful spirit. Learn to dance, sing and do poses as well as get out the sillies! You will be able to see this virtual event LIVE on Facebook.WANT TO GO? https://isliplibrary.org/.
IN PERSON Family Yoga
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 23, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Planting Fields - Coe Hall, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, Adult
Bring the family to experience movement and meditation at Coe Hall. Partnering with Yogi Beans, Planting Fields is introducing an immersive, all-levels yoga class for parents and kids ages 3-10 to enjoy together. Please bring your own mats and blankets to class. Mats must be socially distanced and masks are mandatory.WANT TO GO? $20; $12 children; $10 members. 516-922-8666. plantingfields.org .
IN PERSON and ONLINE Prospective Family Day FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 23, 12-2pm
WHERE: Rolling River Day Camp, 477 Ocean Avenue, East Rockaway, NY
Now is the time to enroll your child for summer camp! Rolling River operated for Summer 2020 with no COVID cases and we plan to continue implementing our successful strategies for Summer 2021. Parents can feel confident that their children can experience a fun and engaging summer while also remaining safe. Learn more about their summer program at their innovative “Prospective Family Day”- a unique opportunity for children to get a taste of camp activities while parents attend an interactive information session with the Directors. Due to the pandemic, Prospective Family Day will be hosted in one of three ways based on the health climate at the time: In person, socially distant “Parent Information Session” and supervised camp activities for the kids In person, private campus tours Virtual zoom information session Rolling River will confirm the format one week prior to the scheduled event. There is limited group space for Summer 2021 so don’t miss your chance to “sea” Rolling River is one of the top day camps on Long Island!WANT TO GO? 516-5932267. 2021rollingrivernewfamilies.eventbrite.com.
IN PERSON Winter Woodland Walk
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 24, 1:30-3pm
WHERE: Connetquot River State Park Preserve, 3525 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, NY
Take a walk in a "winter wonderland", woodland style. Enjoy the tranquil trails of the preserve and breathe in the fresh winter air. Along the way, keep an eye out for winter wildlife. Due to Covid-19 safety parameters, space is limited. Reservations are required. Masks are mandatory. All programs are outside.WANT TO GO? $4. 631-581-1005. https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=8-28476.0.
IN PERSON Sunday Science – Junior Zoologists!
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2:30-4pm
WHERE: The Center for Science Teaching & Learning, 1450 Tanglewood Rd, Rockville Centre, NY
Zoos are exciting places to visit and observe exotic animals. If your child has ever wondered how these amazing animals are cared for, this is the perfect program for them! Attendees will be assigned a live animal in our exhibit, learn how we keep them happy and healthy, then take on the care themselves! Please note this program is for children ages 8-12. Drop-off only. Advanced registration required.WANT TO GO? $16 . 516-764-0045. https://cstl.org/event/sunday-science-junior-zoologists/.
ONLINE Virtual Family Hour
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 24, 1pm
WHERE: Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave, Huntington, NY
Explore exciting works of art on view in the Museum and create fun at-home art projects using simple materials! Advanced registration required.WANT TO GO? $10 per child; $5 child members. 631-380-3230. https://heckscher.org/visit/kids-families/family-hour-sundays/.
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