Activities on Long Island For Nature Lovers in November

Activities on Long Island For Nature Lovers in November

From fun with critters to enjoying the great outdoors, these are the best activities on Long Island for kids who love nature this November.

Seal Watching Cruise Long Island
WHEN: Oct. 19 - Apr. 26, Saturdays and Sundays, 12-2pm **NO SESSION 11/3**
WHERE: Freeport Water Taxi & Tours, 211 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy a leisurely tour of the local bays in the the comfort of a 44-foot enclosed boat and encounter seals and other wildlife.
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 children 5-10; free for children 4 and younger. 516-521-7744. https://freeportwatertaxi.com/cruises/seal-watching/.

Splish Splash, Animal Baths
WHEN: Nov. 2 - 30, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 3-3:30pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Learn what goes into the care of LICM’s animals. Join an Animal Program Educator to observe animal bath time.
WANT TO GO? $14 museum admission; $13 museum admission seniors 65 and older; free for members. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Aeropostale x Best Friends Animal Society In-Store Adoption Event FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 9, 12PM - 3PM
WHERE: Aeropostale - Roosevelt Field Mall, 630 Old Country Rd, Garden City, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Aeropostale is encouraging the public to "adopt, not shop", hosting an in-store live adoption event with dogs and cats in need of loving, forever homes.
WANT TO GO? 212-510-8590. https://aeropostale.com.

Tiny Tots: Quirky Turkey
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 10-11am
WHERE: Connetquot River State Park Preserve, 3525 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: This program will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Ages 3-5. Reservations required.
WANT TO GO? $4. 631-581-1072. https://parks.ny.gov/.

Quirky Turkeys
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2-4pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Learn all about this amazing animal and make a colorful turkey feather suncatcher to take home.
WANT TO GO? $14 museum admission; $13 museum admission seniors 65 and older; free for members. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Turkey Time FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 10:15-11am
WHERE: Sayville Library, 88 Greene Ave., Sayville, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Suffolk County Farm will be at the library with a story, a craft, and a live turkey! Registration required. 
WANT TO GO? 631-589-4440. sayvillelibrary.org.

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