Dance Activities for Kids on Long Island in January

Dance Activities for Kids on Long Island in January

These dance activities for kids and families on Long Island this January will have your little ones hopping and twirling.

Zumba with Desiree
WHEN: Sep. 13 - Jan. 10, Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm
WHERE: Wantagh Public Library, 3285 Park Ave., Wantagh, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Zumba combines Latin and international music with exercise to burn calories, tone muscle, and improve the cardiovascular system.
WANT TO GO? $44. 516-221-1200. wantaghlibrary.org.

Pajama Storytime FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 7-7:45pm
WHERE: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Children can come dressed in their pajamas, ready to listen to stories, sing songs, and dance!
WANT TO GO? 631-273-7883. brentwoodnylibrary.org.

Babies Boogie FREE
WHEN: Jan. 5 - 25, select Fridays and Saturdays, 10-10:45am
WHERE: Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach, New York
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: Boogie, wiggle, and giggle with your little dancing partner!
WANT TO GO? 631-585-9393. middlecountrypubliclibrary.org.

Toddler Tango FREE
WHEN: Jan. 5 - 25, select Fridays and Saturdays, 11-11:45am
WHERE: Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach, New York
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and wiggle with the beat!
WANT TO GO? 631-585-9393. middlecountrypubliclibrary.org.

Merry Mini Nutcracker featuring Integral Ballet
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 6, 12:30pm, 3pm, and 7pm
WHERE: Adelphi University -Olmsted Theatre, 1 South Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Be awed by the graceful, little ballerinas as they perform this Nutcracker.
WANT TO GO? See website. 516-877-4000. integralballet.org.

Movement & Literacy FREE
WHEN: Jan. 9 - 30, Wednesdays, 1:15-2pm
WHERE: Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main St., Setauket, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: These classes aim at increasing literacy and vocabulary while developing a child's basic motor skills, musculature, and balance.
WANT TO GO? 631-941-4080. emmaclark.org.

Time for Baby FREE
WHEN: Jan. 11 - 25, select Fridays, 9:45-10:15am, 11-11:30am
WHERE: Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main St., Setauket, NY
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: Songs and dance for both of you to enjoy. The 9:45am session is for babies on the move; the 11am session is for infants who are not yet mobile.
WANT TO GO? 631.941.4080. emmaclark.org.

Movin' & Groovin' Rhymes FREE
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 11, 10-10:30am, 10:45-11:15am
WHERE: Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach, New York
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Share songs, rhymes, and finger plays.
WANT TO GO? 631-585-9393. middlecountrypubliclibrary.org.

Music and Movement
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 11:30am
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Enjoy creative movement exercises and interactive sing-alongs that get little bodies moving to the rhythm.
WANT TO GO? $3 with museum admission: $13; $12 seniors 65 and older; free for children younger than 1. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Breakin' Out DanceSport Academy Open House FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2-4:30pm
WHERE: Breakin Out Ballroom, 427B West Main Steet, Patchogue, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Join Breakin' Out Ballroom at their Open House for games, dancing, snacks, and fun!
WANT TO GO? 631-569-4844. http://breakingoutballroom.com.

Zumba Fitness Classes
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:15am
WHERE: Mineola Memorial Library, 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: At the core of each class is music from all over the world that produces international rhythms and moves to make the class time fly by.
WANT TO GO? $25. 516-746-8488 . mineolalibrary.info.

Zumbini (Dance Class) FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 28, 10:30am
WHERE: Mineola Memorial Library, 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Join Zumbini instructor Linda Bancalari for this early childhood program that uses original music and movement to promote flexibility.
WANT TO GO? 516-746-8488 . mineolalibrary.info.

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