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Activities on Long Island For Nature Lovers in March

Activities on Long Island For Nature Lovers in March

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

Women of Invention: Focus on Fiber FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 3, 1:30-4:30pm
WHERE: Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Experience living women's history through exhibits, demos, crafts, and a visit from a llama and an alpaca.
WANT TO GO? 631-654-4700. pmlib.org.

Time for Kids: Lion FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30-11:30am
WHERE: Merrick Library, 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy songs, activities, and a lion craft.
WANT TO GO? 516-377-6112. merricklibrary.org.

Book Time With A Dog FREE
WHEN: Monday, Mar. 11, 6-7:20pm
WHERE: Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Practice your reading skills with a certified therapy dog. 
WANT TO GO? 631-654-4700. pmlib.org.

An Itsy Bitsy Spider
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 16, 2-4pm
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Learn all about spiders, meet one, then create a climbing spider craft to take home.
WANT TO GO? $14; $13 seniors; free for children younger than 1. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Bunnies, Bunnies, Bunnies FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Mar. 20, 5pm-5:45pm
WHERE: Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Cuddle bunnies and listen to a bunny story.
WANT TO GO? 631-654-4700. pmlib.org.

Bunnies, Bunnies, Bunnies! For Teens FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Mar. 20, 7-7:45pm
WHERE: Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Pet and play with some adorable rabbits! 
WANT TO GO? 631-654-4700. pmlib.org.

Petland Traveling Pet Show FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 23, 2-3pm
WHERE: Massapequa Public Library- Central Avenue Builiding, 523 Central Ave., Massapequa, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Petland will have 10-12 live animals for a hands-on show.
WANT TO GO? 516-798-4607. massapequalibrary.org.

Design the Perfect Fish—Fish Adaptations
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:30am
WHERE: South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Create your own fishy creature.
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 children ages 3-12; free for members and children 2 and younger. 631-537-9735. sofo.org.

Sunday Science– Insects, Insects Everywhere!
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 24, 2-4pm
WHERE: Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve, 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Centre, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Learn about insects, examine their habitats, and meet some up close.
WANT TO GO? $14. 516-764-0045. cstl.org.

New York's Great White Shark Nursery—Research Advances & Future Plans
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 24, 10:30am
WHERE: South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Shark expert Dr. Tobey Curtis reviews the study of the white shark nursery in our backyard.
WANT TO GO? $15; $10 children ages3-12; free for members and children 2 and younger. 631-537-9735. sofo.org.

Marvelous Marine Mammals for Pre-schoolers
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 24, 10am-12pm
WHERE: Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility, Ocean Parkway, Babylon, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Explore some fascinating marine mammals and do a fun craft. 
WANT TO GO? $25 per child and 1 adult; $5 additional adults. 631-587-2873. ccesuffolk.org.

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