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PlayHooray Kids

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 12:30-1:15pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Music, movement, and lots of fun with Molly Mouse. Ages 6 months-preschool age. Registration required. 

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Music by Genine - Preschool

  • Jan. 24, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Children will use age-appropriate instruments and props to learn about colors, counting, and rhymes. Ages 18 months-5 years.

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SAN DIEGO SEALS @ NEW YORK RIPTIDE

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 7:30pm
  • NYCB Live
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • $15-$65.50

Box Lacrosse is back on Long Island!

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Chinese New Year Tea Light Holder

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make a beautiful Chinese New Year Tea Light Holder to celebrate the Chinese New Year! Grades 5-12. Registration required. 

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Friends of the FP Library Book Sale

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 9am-4pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Regular book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Floral Park Library in the Library Meeting Room.

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Family Program Lunar New Year Celebration!

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Design a paper lantern and a dragon, and try your hand at Chinese calligraphy as you learn to write "whale" in Chinese!

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Lakeshore's Ready, Set, Go! Racers - Free In Store Event

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn with Lakeshore Free Event, Ages 3 and up. Enjoy unique crafts and hands-on activities. Family Friendly. No registration required. All childre...

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Friends of the FP Library Bargain Book Sale

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Find your next great book...or books!

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Nursery-8th grade Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Our Lady of Peace School
  • 21 Fowler Avenue, Lynbrook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Our Lady of Peace School exists for its students. Its commitment is to God, student, and family. By selecting Our Lady of Peace School, your child ...

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Catholic Schools Week Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School
  • 2341 Washtington Ave., Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School is a Christ-centered community which recognizes that each person is a unique gift of God. Five parishes, ...

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St. Aidan School Open House

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 10am-12:30pm
  • St. Aidan Upper and Lower School
  • 510/525 Willis Avenue, Williston Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See how a Catholic Education will benefit your child. The St. Aidan School has full day Nursery through 8th Grade, after school care, enrichme...

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Open House for Admissions

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 12pm
  • St. Mary's Elementary School
  • 1340 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset
  • All Ages
  • FREE

With small classes, an emphasis on shared values, state-of-the-art technology, and exciting after-school activities, St. Mary's Elementary Scho...

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Winterfest

  • Jan. 26, 2020, 1-4pm
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $20 per car; $10 members

A celebration of the coldest season is fun inside Hempstead House, where the fireplaces roar, and the mansion is filled with exciting family activi...

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Toddler Drive-In Movie

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

The library will provide the decorations for your "car" so you can watch a short movie with snacks. Ages 18 months-5 years. Registration required. 

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Creating a Savings Plan for Your Special Needs Child

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Adult
  • FREE

This informational financial planning session will teach you what next steps to tackle on the path to establishing financial security for your special needs child. Registration required. 

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Escape Snapology

  • Jan. 27, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Massapequa Public Library- Central Avenue Building
  • 523 Central Avenue, Massapequa
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Eraser was in the library last night and locked all the creativity in an Escape Box!  Join Snapology of Seaford and try to help the creativity escape its confinement! Grades 2-5. Registration required. 

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Minute to Win It

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 3:45-4:45pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Tween
  • FREE

Can you beat the clock attempting some silly challenges? Enthusiasm required, laughter guaranteed! Grades 4-7. Registration required. 

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Winter Crafts

  • Jan. 28, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Come in out of the cold, and make some fun wintery crafts. Grades K-5.

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Pajama Storytime

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 7-7:30pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal for stories and songs at the library! Ages 3 1/2 years-kindergarten. Registration required. 

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Lego Challenge

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Use your imagination to create innovative LEGO designs. Grades 5-12. Registrartion required.

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Introduction to the Nursery

  • Jan. 29, 2020, 6-7:30pm
  • The Waldorf School of Garden City
  • 225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City
  • Adult
  • FREE

Please join The Waldorf School of Garden City for this special Nursery Information Session (parents only please) where you will meet two of their N...

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Duct Tape Flower Pens

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Wantagh Public Library
  • 3285 Park Avenue, Wantagh
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make a bouquet of flower pens using duct tape. Grades 4-12. Registration required. 

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Electronics: Building with Snap Circuits, Jr.

  • Jan. 30, 2020, 4:15-5:15pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Tween
  • FREE

Miss Vivian will show you how to build different projects by snapping electronic circuits together! Grades 3 and up. Registration required. 

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Family Fun Zumba Presented by LI FIT

  • Jan. 31, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
  • FREE

Get fit and have fun at Family Zumba.  For walking toddlers and children up to 8 years old with their  families. Registration is necessary.

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SOUPer Bowl XIII

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 12-3pm
  • Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church
  • 100 Fairway Drive, Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 children younger than 6

Taste the delicious soups donated by Port Washington restaurants, then vote for your favorite soup.

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Heart String Art

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 9am-12pm
  • Home Depot
  • 600 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

As you help your child piece together the symbol of Valentine's Day, they will develop hands-on skills by sanding, nailing, painting, and more. Register online. 

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Chess Nuts Unite

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 2:30-4pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for a game of chess. There will be plenty of snacks for everyone. Registration required. 

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Jump Bunch

  • Feb. 01, 2020, Birth- 22 months, 10am; 23 months- 5 years, 11am
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

A music and movement program filled with lively activities and lots of fun. Registration required. 

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The World Famous Harlem Wizards

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 12-3pm
  • Garden City High School
  • 170 Rockaway Ave., Garden City
  • All Ages
  • $17

See the Harlem Wizards display their fancy trickery through dribbling, passing, shooting, and dunking.

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Take Your Child to the Library Day Event - Pokéthon

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 11am-2pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy crafts and activities with your child and celebrate all things Pokémon.

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FSCamps Open House

  • Feb. 01, 2020, 9:30am-12:30pm
  • The College at Old Westbury
  • 223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
  • Tween
  • FREE

Stop by Future Stars Summer Camps Open House Event for more details on The Ultimate Camp Experience!

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Winter Run Series 5K

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 11am
  • Jones Beach State Park
  • 1 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
  • All Ages
  • $40 for all races in series; $15 individual race

Each of the four races in the series will be 5K in length and will include an awards ceremony, refreshments, and raffle prizes. Register online. 

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Donut Worry, Be Happy Workshop

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • What's Cooking?
  • 30 East Main Street , Oyster Bay
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $45

Make and decorate customized donuts of all different shapes, plus make pizza and have lemonade, too.

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Stars on Sundays

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 6-8pm
  • Hofstra University Observatory
  • 826 Huntington Place, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Hofstra invites kids of all ages to view the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus, star clusters, nebulae, and double stars with telescopes. RSVP online. 

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Super Sufferer Sunday

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 2:15-3:45pm
  • Port Washington Skating Center
  • 70 Seaview Blvd., Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE Free admission with Giants or Jets Jersey

While the Superbowl teams get ready to play, you can only hope for better days. Port Washington Skating Center will help you forget… Wear your Giants or Jets Jersey receive free admission to the Family Skating Session!

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Four Seasons of Family Yoga

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 10-10:45am
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $20 per car; $10 per car members

Experience the wonderful benefits of yoga with family and friends. Preregistration is requested: email name, number of participants and ages to info@sandspointpreserve.org

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Paradise Festival

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 11am-4pm
  • Planting Fields Arboretum
  • 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy the warm greenhouse, tropical plants, live music, and other activities throughout the day. The greenhouse will be warm, bright and beautiful with lush tropical plants, colorful orchids, palm trees, begonias, ferns, and more!

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Winter Fest

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 2-5pm
  • One River School
  • 150 Woodbury Rd, Woodbury
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Warm up with a coffee or hot chocolate, create a pour painting, play some awesome games, and check out some cool art.

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Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Li performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolos and foot juggling, explains some of the rituals of Chinese New Year, and more. Registration required. 

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Oreo Taste Test

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Teen
  • FREE

Taste Oreos, guess the flavor and vote for your favorite... blindfolded! Grades 6-12. Register online. 

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Valentine's Day Friends Card Exchange

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 10am-12pm
  • Sensory Beans
  • 3309 Merrick Road, Wantagh
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25

Bring your Valentine's Day cards and get ready to party! Includes open play, drinks, snacks, activities, and Valentine's themed slime making! Reservations required.

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Hofstra Summer Camps Open House

  • Feb. 02, 2020, 12-2pm
  • Hofstra Physical Education Center
  • 230 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Kids can enjoy inflatable rides, face painting and games while parents learn about all of Hofstra Summer Camps amazing programs. Register on-site a...

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StoryCraft

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 4:30-5:15pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Read a story and make a craft. 

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Little Chefs - Valentine's Day Treat

  • Feb. 03, 2020, 6pm OR 7pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Create a sweet treat for Valentine's Day. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Registration required. 

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Tiny Tots: Heart 2 Heart

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Jones Beach Nature Center
  • 2400 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $4

These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Registration required.

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Circuit Cards

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Tween
  • FREE

Learn about electrical circuits and then create a light up card for someone special using your new skills. Registration required. 

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Minecraft Survival

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 3:45-4:45pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Work together to battle Pillagers, slay the Ender Dragon, and build wonderous creations. Registration required.

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Chocolate Making with Chocolicious

  • Feb. 04, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn how to create molded chocolate lollipops and yummy chocolate play-doh! Grades K-5. Register online.

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Celebrate Black History Month with KG Group Entertainment

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Don’t miss the celebration! Music, fashion show, games, and more. Registration required. 

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LIGHT/DARK HARMONY DRAWING

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 7:15pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Teen
  • FREE

The Japanese style of light/dark harmony drawing will inspire us to celebrate Valentine's Day in a very creative way. Registration required. 

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Globetrotters - Kenya

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 6pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Discover the African safari and learn how Wangari Maathai won the Nobel Peace Prize for planting trees, then plant your own seed to take home and watch grow. Registration required. 

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Hearts & Hands Plate

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 12:15-1:15pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Let’s get busy with Shirley Ruby and show some love with a hearts a plenty plate. Ages 3-5. Registration required. 

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Chocolate Making and Design

  • Feb. 05, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Teen
  • FREE

Enjoy making molded chocolate, lollipops and make a personalized chocolate bar and edible paper & ink paintings!  Grades 6-12. Register online. 

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Waldorf Open House for Grades 1-12

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 8:30am
  • The Waldorf School of Garden City
  • 225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

This Open House will provide an opportunity to meet and interact with teachers, administrators, and students, as well as tour their Long Island campus. Please RSVP.

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Valentine's Mugs

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Teen
  • FREE

Transform plain, white mugs into thoughtful art pieces with paint and an inspirational qoute. The mugs will be donated to a local charity.

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Creative Art

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4:30pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Students will make a “stained glass” project. You will also design an elephant made out of hearts to hang up. Registration required. 

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Books Before Bedtime

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 7pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Cozy up in your pajamas to read bedtime stories and create a special craft. Ages 3-7 with one adult. Registration required. 

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Anti-Bullying Workshop: Ages 8-11

  • Feb. 06, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn self defense moves, ways to preventing bullying, and what to do if you are being bullied and the precise steps to stop it. Ages 8-11. Register online. 

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Valentine's Day Donuts for Tweens

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Tween
  • $1

Make icing at the library to glaze some donuts and decorate them to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Grades 5th and 6th. Registration required. 

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Teen Cuisine - Valentine's Day Dessert Glass Treat - Donation Event

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make delicious Valentine's dessert glasses. Donate one dessert for those in need, and keep one for you to munch on. Grades 6-12.  Registration required. 

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Paw Patrol Valentine Storytime

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Celebrate with books and crafts about Skye, Chase, Marshall, and other Paw Patrol favorite characters! Ages 2-5. 

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Mosaic Garden Heart

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Using mosaic tiles and cement, make a lovable heart. This could be a great gift for Valentine's day. Registration required. 

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Baby Start: Snow Babies

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 10:30-11am
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Baby
  • FREE

This half hour program is designed to introduce babies, ages birth-17 months, to the wonderful world of library programs! Registration required. 

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Toddler Time with A Time For Kids

  • Feb. 07, 2020, 10:30-11am
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby
  • FREE

Your baby will delight in songs, nursery rhymes, books, instruments, finger play, and more.

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Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 10am-2pm
  • Landmark on Main Street
  • 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Landmark presents a day of cultural events with food, free crafts, activities, and demonstrations.

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Red Firecrackers: The Legend of the First Chinese New Year!

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Landmark on Main Street
  • 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Nai-Ni Dance Company showcases the legend and origins of the Chinese Lunar New Year traditions and celebration.

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Marty Lyons Foundation 7th Annual Marty Gras

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 7-11pm
  • The Mansion at Oyster Bay
  • 1 South Woods Road, Woodbury
  • Adult
  • $150

Join the Long Island Chapter for a fun evening complete with amazing food, top-shelf open bar, live music, and dancing as we celebrate Marty Gras i...

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Valentine's Day Party

  • Feb. 08, 2020, Preschoolers: 2/8, 10am-12:30pm; Toddlers: 2/9, 10am-12pm
  • Wood Kingdom West
  • 120 Milbar Blvd, Farmingdale
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $20

Find the treasure chest of love with goodies and clues. Sit for mini bagels and juice.

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ARTful Adventures

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 11:30am-1pm
  • Emily Lowe Gallery at Hofstra University Museum of Art
  • 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $12; $10 in advance

Bring your child to the Museum to look at and discuss art and then engage in a hands-on art project. Ages 5-10 with an adult. 

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Family J Time: Tu Bishvat

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 11:30am-1pm
  • Sid Jacobson JCC
  • 300 Forest Drive, East Hills
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

Celebrate Tu Bishvat, the birthday of trees, with your family and friends at Sid Jacobson JCC with a holiday themed puppet show performance. 

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Recycled Book Art

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 2-3:30pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Create some beautiful art with some unusable, old books and paint, pens, and sissors. Grades 5-12. Registration required. 

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If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Character Meet and Greet

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 12:30-1:30pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Meet the mouse from the classic children's book "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie,"  read the story and have some cookies, too! Registration required. 

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Tea for Two Valentine Tea Party

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Oceanside Library
  • 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Bring someone special to enjoy a terrific tea party. Includes a story, craft, treats, and, of course, iced tea! Registration required. 

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Drag Queen Story Hour

  • Feb. 08, 2020, 1pm
  • East Meadow Public Library at Samanea NY (The former Source Mall) Art Gallery
  • 1504 Old Country Road, Westbury
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

This program focuses on inclusion, acceptance, and that everyone is special. Hear a story and then do crafts. Ages 3-9 with a grownup. Registration required. 

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Sunday Science - Catapults!

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve
  • 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Center
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $14

Kids learn how to construct a catapult and test its effectiveness against their own structures!

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Swingtime Big Band

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 3pm
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $35-$45

Swingtime returns for its eighth annual Valentine’s Day celebration of classics from the Great American Songbook!

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Family Movie Matinee - Mary Poppins Returns

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 2pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library for tasty snacks and Mary Poppins Returns (rated PG), the magical continuation of everyone's classic favorite movie and book.

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2020 New York Tennis Expo

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 10:30am-4:30pm
  • NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Expo features a vast Exhibitor Hall containing tennis clubs/programs, camps, products, apparel companies, a Kids' Zone, and so much more.

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Valentine's Party with Mickey & Minnie

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 12:30-2:30pm
  • M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym of Syosset
  • 171 Eileen Way, Syosset
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $28; $22 siblings

Bring a friend for a Valentine's party with Mickey & Minnie! Play in the amazing gyms & enjoy making a themed craft! Call to reserve your spot. 

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Day of Fun! Summer Camp Open House

  • Feb. 09, 2020, 12-2pm
  • Friends Academy
  • 270 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

Learn more about Pre-Summer and Summer Camp Program Options and so much more! There will be hands-on activities for children.

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Cupid Cupcakes

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $1

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some delicious cupid cupcakes that you get to decorate yourself. Grades 2-4. Registration required. 

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Heart Cookies on a Stick

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Young elementary
  • $1

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some heart-shaped cookies on a stick. For grades pre-K to 1. Parents must stay with the student. Registration required. 

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Toddler Time with A Time For Kids

  • Feb. 10, 2020, 4pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

This program will stimulate thinking as participants EXPLORE, PLAY and BUILD together. Ages 2-4.5 years. Register online.

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Open House

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 9-11am
  • East Woods School
  • 31 Yellow Cote Road, Oyster Bay
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

See the possibilities for your child's future at the East Woods School Open House. 

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Valentine's Day Donuts for Teens

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Teen
  • FREE

Make icing at the library to glaze some donuts and decorate them to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Registration required. 

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Valentine Chocolate Workshop with Susan of Chocolicious

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 5-6pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Young elementary, Tween

Mold and decorate chocolate pops, create a chocolate masterpiece, and play chocolate trivia. Grades 2-5.

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Preschool Crafts

  • Feb. 11, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor and listening skills with Ms. Liz! Ages 3-5. Registration required. 

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Green Vale School Open House

  • Feb. 12, 2020, 9:30am
  • The Green Vale School
  • 250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • FREE

Learn all about The Green Vale School at their Open House. 

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Red Rose Red Velvet Cupcakes

  • Feb. 12, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Make a tasty cupcake for Valentine’s Day! Grades 6-12. Registration required. 

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3-D Hearts on Canvas

  • Feb. 12, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn to make 3-D hearts and create a great wall decoration. Ages 5-10. Registration required. 

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Anti-Valentine's Day Party for Teens

  • Feb. 12, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • Teen
  • FREE

Valentine’s Schmalentines! Join the library for an “Anti-Valentine’s Day” celebration. No bae, no problem! Grades 6-12. Registration required. 

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Bad Art Night

  • Feb. 13, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Everyone has access to a pile of ridiculous craft and art material. The “worst” piece of art will win a hideously tacky trophy and crown at the end of the night! Grades 5-12. Registration required. 

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Celebrate Black History Month!

  • Feb. 13, 2020, 6-7pm
  • Oceanside Library
  • 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Paint and create while listening to the music of Jazz's finest musician, Louis Armstrong. Registration required.

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Intro to Self Defense: Ages 8-11

  • Feb. 13, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Class covers traditional martial arts techniques as well as focusing and calming the mind. Register online. Ages 8-11.

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Magnificent Bastards

  • Feb. 14, 2020, 8pm
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Adult
  • $35-$55

The Magnificent Bastards bring together three of comedy’s most outspoken names ­­­­— along with their famous friends &m...

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Valentines Day Party

  • Feb. 14, 2020, 5-6:30pm
  • What's Cooking?
  • 30 East Main Street, Oyster Bay
  • All Ages
  • $49

Make Heart-Shaped Meatballs with Spaghetti, Love Potion Smoothies, Flower and Heart Chocolate Lollipops, and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries!

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Storytime at Mongo's!

  • Feb. 14, 2020, 11-11:30am
  • Mongo's Coffee Roastery and Lounge
  • 170 Michael Drive, Syosset
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy a complimentary cup of Mongo's hot coffee during a fun storytime. 

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History of American Rock & Roll

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 8pm
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Adult
  • $49-$59

STARRING BOBBY “BROOKS” WILSON TRIBUTES HIS FATHER, JACKIE WILSON, AND MORE. 

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WOODLAND WINTER WALK

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 11am and 2pm
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $4; $2 children 5-12 years; free for current members

Observe birds, trees, animals and their tracks, and learn how they can survive such harsh conditions.

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Valentine's Cookie and Brownie Decorating

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 2pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Each family will work together to decorate 12 cookies/brownies and take them home in a bakery box. Kindergarten through grade 6 with parent or caregiver. Registration required. 

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Frozen Storytime with Anna and Elsa

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 11am-12pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the Winter Sisters from Royal Events Princess Parties for a Royal Storytime, crafts, and more! Registration required. 

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Teen Program - Recipes to End Hunger

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 2-3:30pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Create an illustrated version of a recipe that reflects culture, community, and connection. For every piece of artwork you create, the Bezos Family Foundation will make a donation to programs fighting hunger. Registration required. 

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Special Needs KEVA

  • Feb. 15, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Oceanside Library
  • 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create a KEVA plank structure on your own, or with a friend. Caregiver must remain in the Children's Room. 

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Out of This World

  • Feb. 16, 2020, 3pm
  • The Madisdon Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Adult
  • $45-$55

Join the Massapequa Philharmonic and Music Director David Bernard as they transport you in an exploration of the solar system and universe. Featuri...

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Presidents Day Party

  • Feb. 17, 2020, 11am-1pm
  • What's Cooking?
  • 30 East Main Street, Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay
  • All Ages
  • $49

All hands on cooking! Menu fit for any President! Call for details.

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President's Day Early Bird Skate

  • Feb. 17, 2020, 9:30am-12pm
  • United Skates of America, Inc.
  • 1276 Hicksville Rd, Seaford
  • All Ages
  • $10 includes admission, skate rental, a slice of pizza and small drink.

Start the day with United Skates of America this President's Day and enjoy pizza and a drink with admission. 

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Children's Movie: Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)

  • Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30-4pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See the Secret Life of Pets 2 at the library with your friends. 

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Tiny Tots: Counting Critters

  • Feb. 18, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Jones Beach Nature Center
  • Jones Beach State Park , 2400 Ocean parkway
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $4

These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Registration required.

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Family Hockey

  • Feb. 18, 2020, 9:45-11:15am
  • Port Washington Skating Center
  • 70 Seaview Blvd., Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • $20 per skater

Play "pond hockey" with your little one during this special skate time. Reservations suggested. 

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Wonderful Winter Storytime Fun

  • Feb. 18, 2020, Pre-K to 1st grade: 2-3pm; 2nd to 4th grade: 3-4pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $1

Listen to some stories that celebrate the wonderful winter season. Then create a special winter craft to take home. Registration required. 

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Happy Pig Day with Elephant and Piggie!

  • Feb. 18, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Read some favorite Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems, and create Piggie ears and other crafts. Grades K and up.

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Cheesy Pretzel Nuggets

  • Feb. 18, 2020, 3-5pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Make pretzel dough with The Baking Coach and fill with cheese to take home and bake! Ages 5-10. Registration required. 

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Winter Break Taco Tuesday

  • Feb. 18, 2020, 2-5pm
  • Lynbrook Recreation Department at Greis Park
  • 55 Wilbur St., Lynbrook
  • Young elementary
  • $45; $30 village residents

Enjoy tacos, crafts, games, and more! Ages 5-7. Registration required. 

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Retro Gaming

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 7-8:30pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Tween
  • FREE

Join Long Island Retro Gaming for an old-school gaming night with consoles from developers like Sega and Nintendo. Grades 4 and up; parents welcome. 

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CANDY BAR

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 7:15pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Teen
  • FREE

Make a Candy Bar with the Baking Coach using different toppings and fillings. Registration required. 

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Tennis Anyone'

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 12-1pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Sportime Bethpage will be visiting the library to teach an introductory tennis clinic for children under 10 to help kids learn and play the game. Ages 4-10. Registration required. 

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Winter Break Fancy Nancy Tea Party

  • Feb. 19, 2020, 9am-12pm
  • Lynbrook Recreation Department at Greis Park
  • 55 Wilbur St., Lynbrook
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $45; $30 village residents

If your little one loved the book, then they'll love this Fancy Nancy themed tea party! Ages 4-6. Registration required. 

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Music & Astronomy Night

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 6-8pm
  • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • Charles Lindbergh Blvd. , Garden City
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 students, seniors, and members

Join the Cradle of Aviation Museum for an evening of live music paired with scientifically accurate out of this world visuals.

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POTTERY-MAKING CRAFT

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 10am-4pm, on the half hour
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $5 craft fee plus admission: $4; $2 children 5-12 years; free for current members

Make and take home your own clay vessel using traditional methods.

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Winter Wonderland Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Don’t miss this high-energy performance that engages children of all ages with songs, comedy, bubbles, music, and technology, and is also crafted for children on the Autism Spectrum. Registration required. 

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LEGO Fun

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids age 4 through Grade 5 are welcome to meet for some building fun.

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Magic of Jim McClenahan - Family Show

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Jim McClenahan is returning for another show of side-splitting humor, silly antics, crazy magic tricks, and a whole lot of fun!

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Candy Into Art

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 12:30pm OR 2pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Create your own artwork using popular candy wrappers. Registration required. 

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Winter Slime for Tweens

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 7-8pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Tween
  • FREE

Make this cool, seasonally appropriate gloop with Miss Amanda! Ages 8-11. Registration required. 

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Winter Break Emoji Pizza Party

  • Feb. 20, 2020, 3:30-6:30pm
  • Lynbrook Recreation Department at Greis Park
  • 55 Wilbur St., Lynbrook
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $45; $30 village residents

Show them how you feel with your favorite emoji at this pizza party! Ages 7-9. Registration required. 

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Make Your Own Candle

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2-3pm
  • Baldwin Public Library
  • 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children will create their own colorful layered candle in a jar during this hands-on workshop. Grades 1-5. Registration required. 

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Teen Winter Wonderland Pop-Up Book Art Workshop

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 4-5pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

From snow storms to sled rides - come inside from the cold this winter to create your own 3D pop-up card. Grades 6-12. Registration required. 

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JumpBunch

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10:30-11:30am
  • Glen Cove Library
  • 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Toddlers and preschoolers will move through different activities and will enjoy music and movement in this winter-themed class. Ages 18 months-5 years.

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Maker Kids - 3Doodlers

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2:30pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Tween
  • FREE

See what you can create in 3D using 3Doodlers. Grades 3-5. Registration required. 

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Teen
  • FREE

Have a fun afternoon playing some ultimate brawls! There will be multiple rounds of hilarious fun! Registration required. 

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Kids Movie: Playing With Fire

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 2-4pm
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a movie on the big screen! Bring your own snacks and drinks. Registration required. 

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Winter Break Zumbini Party

  • Feb. 21, 2020, 10-11am
  • Lynbrook Recreation Department at Greis Park
  • 55 Wilbur St., Lynbrook
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $15; $10 village residents

Take a shortened version of Zumbini with Zumbini art. Ages 1-4. Registration required. 

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Friendly Martians

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 11am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning Store
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Have your own advenutre to Mars at Lakeshore Learning's free Crafts for Kids workshop.

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GEOLOGY DAY

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10am-4pm
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $5; free for younger than 5

Learn to identify rocks like a geologist, do a natural rock pigment painting craft, bring in and show off your own rock collection, and much more. 

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Lakeshore's Adventure on Mars

  • Feb. 22, 2020, 10am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy unique crafts and hands-on activities.

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Sunday Science – DNA Sequencing!

  • Feb. 23, 2020, 2:30-4pm
  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve
  • 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Center
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $14

Synthesize DNA from several pieces of organic matter (including yourself) and then see how they visually compare!

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Pierce Camps - Weekend Camp Tours

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 1/11-12 and 1/25-26, 12-3pm
  • Pierce Country Day Camp
  • 37 Mineola Avenue, Roslyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the beautiful camp and learn about their program and facilities with their very knowledgeable team and directors.

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Free Crafts for Kids: Off to the Races! Car

  • Jan. 25, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , 11am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning Store
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Visit the store and make a car that really moves to take home. 

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Actors from the London Stage Present: The Tempest

  • Jan. 31, 2020 - Feb. 01, 2020 , Friday, 11am; Saturday, 2pm and 7pm
  • The Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Teen, Adult
  • $35-$45

Whether students are familiar with or new to the body of work, Actors From The London Stage provides an inclusive, interactive gateway to experiencing the richness of Shakespeare’s writing.

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DIY Moon Rocks

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , 11am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning Store
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Drop in and make out of this world DIY Moon Rocks at Lakeshore Learning's free Crafts for Kids workshop.

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Time for Launch! Astronaut Helmet

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - Feb. 09, 2020 , 11am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning Store
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Drop in and make this Time for Launch! astronaut helmet for your next outer space adventure at Lakeshore Learning's free Crafts for Kids workshop.

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Valentine's Day Kids Planting

  • Feb. 08, 2020 - Feb. 09, 2020 , 1-3pm
  • Hicks Nurseries
  • 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
  • All Ages
  • $10

Children are invited to plant a flowering plant in a pot and decorate it with Valentine’s Day stickers. A perfect gift for Mom or Dad!

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Teddy Bear Valentine’s Tea

  • Feb. 12, 2020 - Feb. 13, 2020 , 2/12, 11:15am-12pm; 2/13, 4:15-5pm
  • Shelter Rock Public Library
  • 165 Searingtown Road South, Albertson
  • Pre-school & younger
  • Free

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to tea. Make a “beary” special craft, enjoy tea (Dunkin Doughnuts not-too-hot chocolate) and munchkins.

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Rocket into Space!

  • Feb. 15, 2020 - Feb. 16, 2020 , 11am-3pm
  • Lakeshore Learning Store
  • 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Drop in and make your own rocket for your next space adventure at Lakeshore Learning's free Crafts for Kids workshop.

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Caps for Sale/Three Billy Goats Gruff

  • Feb. 22, 2020 - Feb. 23, 2020 , Saturday, 11am; Sunday, 12pm
  • The Showplace at Bellmore Movies
  • 222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • $12

See the award-winning Hudson Vagabond Puppets in classic stories, “Caps for Sale" and "Three Billy Goats Gruff".

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Monster Jam

  • Jan. 31, 2020 - Feb. 02, 2020 , Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 1pm and 7pm; Sunday, 1pm
  • NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
  • All Ages
  • $20-$95

See skilled athletes compete head-to-head in Monster Jam trucks, speedsters and ATVs, tearing up the dirt in Freestyle, 2 Wheel Skills Challenge™, and several Racing competitions.

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SingStrong A Cappella Festival

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 09, 2020 , See website for schedule
  • Adelphi Performing Arts Center
  • 1 South Avenue, Garden City
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $20 and up

Enjoy this weekend-long a cappella music festival, featuring groups from around the world performing every style under the sun, from barbershop to doo-wop, pop to jazz, beatbox to overtone singing, and beyond.

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Les Misérables School Edition

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 09, 2020 , Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 2pm and 8pm; Sunday, 1pm and 5pm
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $40; $20 ages 5-17; free for children 0-4 when held by parent, otherwise $20 ticket fee

The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy & Shining Studios Present Les Misérables School Edition in Castle Gould’s Black Box Theater, performed entirely by students.

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Elephant and Piggies: 'We Are in a Play!'

  • Feb. 18, 2020 - Feb. 20, 2020 , 11:30am and 2pm
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $9-$12

Enjoy a musical adventure, ripped from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books.

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February Break for Art

  • Feb. 18, 2020 - Feb. 20, 2020 , daily, 11am-2pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors 62 and older; $5 children ages 4 - 12 and students with valid photo ID; free for members and children younger than 4

Drop in each day for a different artmaking project during the February School Break. Children must be accompanied by adults.

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NORTH AMERICAN NATIVE AMERICAN GAMES

  • Feb. 18, 2020 - Feb. 20, 2020 , 10am-4pm, ongoing
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $4; $2 children 5-12 years; free for current members

Join Garvies Point Museum and Preserve for different authentic Native American games, crafts, and films each day.

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FACE-PAINTING

  • Feb. 18, 2020 - Feb. 21, 2020 , 10am-12pm and 1-4pm
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
  • 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • $4; $2 children 5-12 years; free for current members

Get your face painted using natural pigment from red shale rock.

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The Cat in the Hat

  • Feb. 16, 2020 - Feb. 21, 2020 , Sunday, 12pm; Monday-Friday, 11am
  • The Showplace at Bellmore Movies
  • 222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • $12

See this classic Dr. Seuss tale come alive on stage. The show run’s 50 minutes, followed by a meet and greet with the cast.

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OPEN HOUSE

  • Jan. 23, 2020 - Jan. 29, 2020 , 1/23 and 1/29, 7-9pm
  • M.A.T.S.S. Kids'- Syosset Center
  • 171 Eileen Way, Syosset
  • Adult
  • FREE

Learn more about their Rainbow of Programs- School Curriculum, Daycare options, and more. RSVP please.

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The Rainbow Fish Musical

  • Jan. 18, 2020 - Jan. 26, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am; Sundays, 12pm; 1/20, 11am
  • The Showplace at Bellmore Movies
  • 222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • $12

See the international bestseller and award-winning book brought to life. 

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Films & Fun

  • Jan. 10, 2020 - Jan. 24, 2020 , Fridays, 4-4:45pm
  • Syosset Public Library
  • 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the library for a tasty snack and watch a short storybook film followed by a fun craft! Grades 1-2. Registration required. 

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Family Pre-School Hour with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC.

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 1-2pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Singing, dancing, storytelling, and a craft. For ages 18 months-pre-school age. Registration required.  

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Snow Babies with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC.

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Jan. 28, 2020 , Tuesdays, 12-12:30pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby
  • FREE

Early literacy, language development, socialization, and group play skills are introduced in this class. Ages 9-17 months. Registration required.

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Cinderella

  • Feb. 01, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2020 , Saturdays, 11am; Sundays, 12pm
  • The Showplace at Bellmore Movies
  • 222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore
  • All Ages
  • $12

All the ingredients that have made this story a perennial favorite are here including a zany Fairy Godmother, a trip to the Royal Ball, and a glass slipper.

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Teddy Bear Story Time

  • Feb. 05, 2020 - Feb. 19, 2020 , 2/5 and 2/19, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Children ages 2-6, and a parent, are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite teddy bear to this story program.

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Snow Babies with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC.

  • Feb. 11, 2020 - Feb. 25, 2020 , 2/11 and 2/25, 12-12:30pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby
  • FREE

Join A TIME FOR KIDS, INC., as they engage littlest learners in music, fingerplays, fine and gross motor development, and circle time. Ages 9-17 months. Registration required. 

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Virtual Reality

  • Feb. 13, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020 , Thursdays, 2:30-4:30pm
  • Hicksville Public Library
  • 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Teleport around boundless virtual worlds at the Hicksville Library with the new VIVE Virtual Reality gaming system. Sign up for a time slot online. Walk-ins are on a first-come, first-served basis. Ages 6 and older. 

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Studio Saturdays

  • Jan. 04, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 12-3pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 seniors 62 and older; $4 children ages 4-12 and students with valid photo ID; free for members and children younger than 4

Drop into The Manes Education Center for hands-on activities inspired by current exhibitions.

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Family Sundays

  • Jan. 05, 2020 - Feb. 23, 2020 , Sundays, family tour at 1pm; drop in between 1:30-4pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $3 materials fee per child for Non-Members plus admission: $12; $8 seniors 62 and older; $4 children ages 4-12 and students with valid photo ID; free for members and children younger than 4

Reconnect while talking about and making art together.

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Learn American Sign Language

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 7pm **NO SESSION 1/20**
  • Rockville Centre Library
  • 221 N Village Ave, Rockville Centre
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

This 30-minute intro class will teach you the basics. Registration required. For grades K-5.

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Teen Hangout (Formerly Teen Room)

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Jan. 27, 2020 , select weekdays, 3-4pm
  • Mineola Memorial Library
  • 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Play games and unwind in the community room.  Enjoy the Xbox or Wii games.  Bring your own games or simply hang out. Grades 5-12.

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Sensory Fun for Little Ones

  • Jan. 10, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 10-11:30am
  • Island Trees Public Library
  • 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees
  • Baby
  • FREE

A variety of sensory-related activities will be provided for babies to explore and grown-ups to bond with their little ones and meet other parents and caregivers. Ages 3-24 months.

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Floral Park CREW - Teen Yoga

  • Jan. 10, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , 1/10 and 1/31, 4pm
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Teen
  • FREE

Have fun unwinding with yoga expert Micheline. Please bring a mat or towel. Registration required. 

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Baby and Me Time

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 10-10:45am **NO SESSION 2/21**
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Baby
  • FREE

A lapsit program for baby and one adult with music, movement, a story, and time to socialize. Registration required. 

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Healthy Kids in the Kitchen

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 11:30am-12pm
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5 plus admission: $14; $13 seniors 65 and older; free for members

Little chefs use real cooking tools as they make healthy and yummy, kid-friendly snacks from start to finish.

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Story Tots

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020 , Fridays, 10-11am
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $5; free for members

Listen to story books read aloud and nurture creative expression while exploring various art materials and processes.

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Baby Story and Rhyme Time

  • Jan. 03, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2020 , Fridays, 11-11:45am
  • Floral Park Library
  • 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park
  • Baby
  • FREE

Introduce your baby to the magic that is books then enjoy free play. Birth-12 months. Non walkers. 

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Chess Workshop

  • Feb. 07, 2020 - Mar. 06, 2020 , Fridays, 7pm **NO SESSION 2/21**
  • Freeport Public Library
  • 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn to play chess or just sharpen your skills with experienced coaches. For grades 3 to 6. Registration is necessary.

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Cinderella

  • Jan. 11, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2020 , Saturdays, 2pm
  • THE MERRICK THEATRE AND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
  • 2222 HEWLETT AVE., MERRICK
  • All Ages
  • $15

See this classic fairy tale come to life on stage. 

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The Little Mermaid

  • Jan. 19, 2020 - Feb. 23, 2020 , 1/19 and 2/23 at 11am; 2/1 at 2pm
  • BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont
  • 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont
  • All Ages
  • $13; $11 in advance

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in a magical underwater kingdom.

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Storytime: Ages 2-4

  • Feb. 04, 2020 - Mar. 25, 2020 , Tuesdays, 2:30-3:15pm and Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for stories, songs, puppets and more! Ages 2-4. 

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Storytime: Ages 12-24 months

  • Feb. 06, 2020 - Mar. 26, 2020 , Thursdays, 10:30-11:15am
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Baby
  • FREE

Stories, songs, puppets and more! 

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PING PONG GROUP CLINICS + OPEN PLAY

  • Jan. 06, 2020 - Feb. 29, 2020 , Saturdays, 7-9pm
  • Sid Jacobson JCC
  • 300 Forest Drive, East Hills
  • Teen, Adult
  • $25; $15 members

Learn the basics of the game while burning calories, developing hand-eye coordination, and improving focus and reflexes. Ages 12 and older. 

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Chess Club

  • Jan. 27, 2020 - Apr. 27, 2020 , Mondays, 7-8pm **NO SESSION 2/17**
  • Locust Valley Library
  • 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
  • Tween
  • FREE

Learn the basics of chess or brush up on your skills. All levels welcome! Grades 4-8. 

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Let's Explore Backpacks

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays-Fridays, 11am-3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12-3pm
  • Emily Lowe Gallery at Hofstra University Museum of Art
  • 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The Museum’s distinct Let’s Explore Backpacks offer activity-filled ways for children and adult companions to explore together the outdoor sculpture collection.

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The Great Art Caper

  • Jan. 14, 2020 - Apr. 30, 2020 , Tuesdays-Fridays, 11am-3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 12-3pm
  • Emily Lowe Gallery at Hofstra University Museum of Art
  • 112 Hofstra University, Hempstead
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Uncover clues to help solve an Art Caper mystery in the outdoor sculpture collection.

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Breastfeeding Support Group

  • Dec. 10, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2020 , Tuesdays, 10-11am
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • 300 Community Drive, Manhasset
  • Baby, Adult
  • FREE

Discussions are facilitated by a lactation consultant covering many topics including postpartum adjustment, feeding, sleeping, normal newborn behavior, and going back to work.

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Thomas and Friends™: Explore the Rails

  • Jan. 18, 2020 - May. 10, 2020 , 10am-5pm on operating days
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $14; $13 seniors 65 and older; free for members

Climb aboard a large model of Thomas the tank engine, race trains along a giant track, work together to sort and load cargo, and maintain engines.

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Tiny Tots

  • Jan. 02, 2020 - May. 18, 2020 , Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30-11am **NO CLASS 1/20**
  • Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve
  • 1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Center
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $8

This weekly event introduces your toddler to a wide variety of science topics. 18 months to 3 years.

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Seal Watching Cruise Long Island

  • Oct. 19, 2019 - Apr. 26, 2020 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12-2pm **NO SESSION 11/3**
  • Freeport Water Taxi & Tours
  • 211 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport
  • All Ages
  • $25; $15 children 5-10; free for children 4 and younger

Enjoy a leisurely tour of the local bays in the the comfort of a 44-foot enclosed boat and encounter seals and other wildlife.

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Prospective Family Day

  • Jan. 25, 2020, 12-2pm
  • Rolling River Day Camp
  • 477 Ocean Avenue, East Rockaway
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

A unique opportunity for children ages 2-9 to get a taste of camp while parents attend an interactive information session.

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