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IN PERSON Light the Way to Love

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Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader in the civil rights movement. In 1964, at the age of 35, he was the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. His powerful speech of equality and peace entitled “I Have a Dream” is still echoed today. Celebrate Martin Luther King’s legacy, and light the way to love, by creating a battery operated votive holder inspired by his words, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” This is a free drop in program. Reserve your daily admission ticket for an opportunity to take part. This craft takes approximately ten minutes to complete and it's yours to keep! Available while supplies last.

Upcoming Events at Long Island Children's Museum

About Long Island Children's Museum

11 Davis Avenue

Garden City, NY

516-224-5800


    Long Island Children’s Museum is a hands-on museum for kids and their grown-ups. Long Island Children's Museum invites visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to explore freely, discover their passions, and appreciate the communities and world we share.






    • Standard hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
    • Stroller parking: Yes
    • Stroller check: No
    • Bring food: Yes
    • Buy food: Yes
    • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
    • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
    • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
    • Family bathroom: Yes

    • Enjoy play days at the award-winning Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM), specifically designed to support and nurture your child’s developmental stages. LICM provides families with opportunities to play and learn…together. Visitor Highlights: • Interactive exhibits and programs that stretch minds and bodies • TotSpot gallery, designed specifically for crawlers, cruisers and toddlers • Daily early childhood classes to build confidence as little ones cook, craft and dance • A stage you never outgrow; live theater presented in a relaxed, intimate setting. • Workshops introducing complex themes and timely topics in fun and engaging ways Visitor Resources: • Free parking in two lots surrounding Museum • Museum is fully accessible; assistive devices available • Cafeteria with vended food • Coat Room with lockers
    • Parking: Free
    • Play area: Indoor and Outdoor
    • Party room: Yes

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