Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Plan your best weekend yet!

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend in New York with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly events happening in and around your neighborhood. Check out our picks for kids' activites in Nassau County. Also see our guides for weekend fun in Suffolk County,  Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens and Westchester, Rockland, and Bergen counties.

 

FREE 10th Annual Bethpage Turkey Drive Benefiting Island Harvest
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 16 , 7am-6:30pm
WHERE: Bethpage Federal Credit Union, 899 S. Oyster Bay Ave., Bethpage
AGES: All
WHAT: Donations of frozen turkeys and non-perishable goods, supermarket gift cards, or cash donations will help feed more than 300,000 families in need.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Thanksgiving is the time to give back and this event helps us support our neighbors.
WANT TO GO? 516-263-6546 . bit.ly/BethpageTurkeyDrive.

FREE Apple Dumplings & Caramel Sauce
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 17 , 2pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
AGES: Adult
WHAT: The Baking Coach is here to show you how to make apple dumplings with caramel sauce- a perfect Thanksgiving dessert.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. islandtreespubliclibrary.org.

FREE In the Kitchen with the Roosevelts
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 18 , 10:30am
WHERE: Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, 20 Sagamore Hill Road, Oyster Bay
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Join us for a behind-the-scenes program in the Theodore Roosevelt Home to learn how the family used their farm and kitchen during WWI.
WANT TO GO? 516-922-4788. nps.gov/sahi.

TOTO- 40 Trips Around the Sun
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 16 , 8pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: See the rock band tour in support of its 40th Anniversary.
WANT TO GO? $39 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

Max Weinberg's Jukebox
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 16 , 8pm
WHERE: Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Suite 1, Port Washington
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: You get to choose from a video menu of more than 200 songs from the glory days of rock and roll and hear the group play 'em live!
WANT TO GO? $48 and up. 516-767-1384 . landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Video Games Live™
WHEN: Nov. 17 -18, Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 3pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre
AGES: All
WHAT: Video Games Live™ exposes new generations of music lovers and fans to the orchestral experience while also providing a completely new experience for families and non-gamers.
WANT TO GO? check website. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.

FREE PlayHooray Kids
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 16 , 12:30pm
WHERE: Floral Park Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy movement, music, and smiles with Molly Mouse!
WANT TO GO? 516-326-6330. floralparklibrary.org.

Murder Mystery- Towards Zero by Agatha Christie
WHEN: Nov. 15 -17, 7:30-10pm
WHERE: Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: You’ll find yourself on the edge of your seat as the Queen of Mystery’s murderous story unfolds.
WANT TO GO? $50 and up. 516-571-7901. sandspointpreserve.org.

'Petra and the Wolf'
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 18 , 11am and 2pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Inspired by the Prokofiev classic Peter and the Wolf, with captivating large-scale puppetry and a new instrumental score.
WANT TO GO? $18. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

'Pinkalicious!'
WHEN: Nov. 3 -18, Saturdays, 11am; Sundays, 12pm
WHERE: Showplace at the Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Pinkalicious is the musical tale of a young girl with an appetite for pink cupcakes!
WANT TO GO? $12. 516-783-7200. bellmoremovie.com.
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Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 18 , 7pm
WHERE: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Steve Martin and Martin Short will present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations on their iconic career, most memorable encounters, and their lives in show-business and stand-up.
WANT TO GO? $40 and up. 516-299-3100. tillescenter.org.

Nanny Rose School of Etiquette for Children
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 18 , 12pm
WHERE: Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: This is a special way to teach youngsters proper table manners.
WANT TO GO? $40. 516-239-1157. friendsofrockhall.org.

 

Make Up! Maker Project Leaf Monoprints and Collage
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 17 , 10:30am
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Join a guided garden walk to unearth your inner artist!
WANT TO GO? $12; $10 seniors; $7 children ages 7-17; free children younger than 7. 516-252-3392. oldwestburygardens.org.

 

 

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