Spotlight on North Shore Suffolk This Month

Spotlight on North Shore Suffolk This Month


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A look at what to do with kids this month on the North Shore of Long Island's Suffolk County, including the towns of Stony Brook, Mt. Sinai, Port Jefferson, and Riverhead. Find family events and local kid-focused businesses.

May Events on the North Shore of Suffolk

Hands-On Art   
WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook 
AGES: 5-8 
WHAT: Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own abstract masterpiece. Includes tour of art exhibition and craft. 
WANT TO GO? $10. 631-751-0066.

Mother’s Day Messages  
WHEN: May 13-14, Saturday-Sunday, 1-5pm
WHERE: Maritime Explorium, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson 
AGES: 3-12 
WHAT: Use a variety of interesting materials to design a message in a bottle to give to your mother on her special day. 
WANT TO GO? $5. 631-331-3277. 

Mother’s Day Brunch  
WHEN: Sunday, May 14, 10:30am; 11am; 12:30pm; 1pm
WHERE: Majestic Gardens, 420 NY-25A, Rocky Point 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Enjoy a gourmet brunch with your entire family in a beautiful setting. 
WANT TO GO? $17-$38. 631-744-9500. 

FREE Art in the Park and Kite Day    
WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Heritage Park, 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Road, Mount Sinai 
AGES: All 
WHAT: Join Heritage Trust for an outdoor art sale and exhibit and fun kite flying. 
WANT TO GO? 631-509-0882. 

FREE ‘Pinkalicious’ Tea Party   
WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St., Riverhead 
AGES: 3-8 
WHAT: Enjoy your favorite Pinkalicious stories, sip pink lemonade, and play party games. Registration required. 
WANT TO GO? 631-727-3228.

Businesses on the North Shore of Suffolk

Alternatives For Children
Alternative for Children, Suffolk County631-331-6400
Aquebogue, Dix Hills, East Setauket, and Southampton
Licensed day care, EI/Preschool Special Education evaluations, and provider for eligible children. Early childhood professionals create a natural learning environment, promoting a child’s cognitive, social, and emotional development.


Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp
dorothy-4h3186 Sound Ave., Riverhead
516-433-7970 x11;

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp is a coed, recreational sleepaway camp. The location includes a 10-acre working farm, swimming, kayaking, adventure course, nature science education center, horseback riding, archery, arts, and sports.



Kids Country Day Camp
Kids Country Day Camp37 Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai
Kids Country Day Camp is a 10-acre recreational children's (ages 3-12) summer camp filled with indoor and outdoor adventure, sports, activities, and special events.



Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
Long Island Aquarium431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 xH20 (426), for birthdays: 631-208-9200 x186
This FINtastic destination features an amazing coral reef display, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, sea lion shows, penguins, stingrays, touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences.


Lyrical Children's Preschool & Learning Center & Kreative Kidz Party Zone
Lyrical Children's Preschool4492 Middle Country Road, Calverton
Lyrical Children offers many fun programs for families in northeastern Suffolk including Music Together® from Setauket to Southold, plus classes and parties at the preschool and learning center located in Calverton.


My Gym – Stony Brook
My Gym Stony Brook1320 Stony Brook Road, Stony Brook
631-751-KIDS (5437)                                                                                                                                           
The experts in children’s fitness. State-of-the-art facility, extensively trained staff, and award-winning programs have earned My Gym the reputation as the best early learning program of its kind.



St. Isidore School
St. Isidore School515 Marcy Ave., Riverhead
An extension of your family. Pre-K through eighth grade programs combine Catholic faith and teachings with academic excellence. Call anytime for a tour.



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