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Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this Weekend

Fill your weekend with family fun in Nassau and Suffolk counties!


Enjoy these fun weekend activities with your kids on Long Island. Start planning your weekend now.


Editor's Picks for This Weekend

House That Jack Built

WHEN: Jan. 21 - Feb. 4, Saturdays, 11am; 1/29 at 3pm
WHERE: Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: See this delightful collection of stories inspired by the Brothers Grimm and Aesop's Fables. WANT TO GO? $10. 631-928-9100.
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Breakfast with Princess

WHEN: Jan. 28 - Feb. 5, Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-1pm and 11:30am-1:30pm
WHERE: The Mansion at Glen Cove, 200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The most adorable princess event is back! Meet and Enjoy Princess Show for an unforgettable experience! Ticket price includes tax and 20% gratuity. Call or email [email protected] for any questions. Free Cancellation: 48 hours before ticket time.

WANT TO GO? $25-$40. 516-751-5623.
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Monster Jam

WHEN: Feb. 3 - 5, Friday, 7pm; Saturday 1pm and 7pm; Sunday, 1pm
WHERE: UBS Arena , 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Belmont Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: See world-class drivers show off crazy skills and all-out racing when they push all limits in Freestyle, Skills, Donuts and Racing competitions.   WANT TO GO? TBA.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Star Quest!

WHEN: Jan. 12 - Feb. 26, Thursday-Sundays, 11am-4pm
WHERE: The Whaling Museum and Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Hunt for star constellations around the museum with a spyglass to navigate your journey, just like mariners at sea. WANT TO GO? $8; $6 seniors and children ages 4-17; free for members, active military with ID, and children 3 and younger PLUS $10 and $5 for members. 631-367-3418.
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Crafternoons at The Whaling Museum

WHEN: Jan. 12 - Feb. 26, Thursday-Sundays, 11am-4pm
WHERE: The Whaling Museum & Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT:

Enjoy seasonal, self-serve crafts in the workshop. 

WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $8; $6 seniors and children ages 4-17; free for members, active military with ID, and children 3 and younger. 631-367-3418.
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Take Your Child to the Library Day

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 4, 11am-3:30pm
WHERE: Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join the festivities! 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Scavenger Hunt 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. - Storytime with Ice Princess and Ice Harvester 12-12:30 p.m. - Character Meet & Greet with Ice Princess and Ice Harvester 1-2 p.m.: Face Painting 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Drop-in library-themed craft (Registration required)

WANT TO GO? FREE with Westhampton FREE Library Card . 631-288-3335.
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First Responders on First Weekends

WHEN: Feb. 4 - 5, 11am-4pm
WHERE: The Whaling Museum and Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

As a sign of gratitude, this winter The Whaling Museum is offering free general admission tickets to First and Second Responders and their families (up to 5 per group) during the first weekend of the month . Responders from any town or city are welcome. Please show ID cards at the admission desk. Thank you for keeping our communities safe!



WANT TO GO? FREE general admission tickets to First and Second Responders and their families (up to 5 per group). Regular admission is $8; $6 seniors and children ages 4-17; free for members, active military with ID, and children 3 and younger. 631-367-3418.
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Disney's Frozen Jr.

WHEN: Feb. 4 - Mar. 5, Saturdays, 11am; Sundays, 10:30am
WHERE: John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This enchanting musical features all of the memorable songs from the hit Disney film and will thaw even the coldest heart! WANT TO GO? $20. 631-261-2900.
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Valentine's Tea Party with Alice and the Red Queen

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 4, 11am
WHERE: Rolling River Day Camp, 477 Ocean Ave, East Rockaway/Oceanside, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT:

Meet Alice and the Red Queen from the classic children's story Alice in Wonderland at camp. Enjoy a meet and greet with the characters as well as photo opportunities, story time, dancing, a Valentine's craft activity and an adorable tea party! Tickets include all activities plus unlimited food and refreshments for both kids and adults. Food items include a continental brunch buffet and dessert. This event is appropriate for children currently in Nursery - 2nd grade.  Contact Events Manager Chrissy Osgood at [email protected] with any questions!

WANT TO GO? $35. 516-593-2267.
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Sr. Company at Stage 74 presents Les Miserables

WHEN: Feb. 4 - 5, Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm
WHERE: The Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center Inc, 74 Hauppauge Rd, Commack, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT:

Stage 74's Senior Company (Grades 7-12) presents Les Misérables. In nineteenth century France, Jean Valjean is released from years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a lifelong struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who has captured the heart of Valjean's adopted daughter. Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Misérables packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. Music: Claude-Michel Sch nberg Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer Director: Tyler Patrick Matos Musical director: Sid Cherry 

WANT TO GO? $20; $15 SYJCC Members, Seniors and Students; $25 At the door. 631-462-9800.
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Looking to plan an awesome weekend on Long Island packed with fun for the whole family? Whether you are planning a day trip in close to the New York metro area or are looking for kid-friendly fun that's close to home, we've got you covered! There’s a lot of kid-friendly family fun planned for this weekend right here in Nassau and Suffolk counties. From storytimes and concerts to museum exhibits, crafts activities, seasonal events, and more, you'll find something to do that keeps the whole family having fun! Plan your weekend on Long Island with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (vritual and in-person) events happening throughout Long Island. And check out our ManhattanBrooklynQueensWestchester, and Rockland weekend roundups for more fun inspiration!

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