Long Island Kids' Activities December 29 and 30: Kwanzaa Celebration, New Year's Eve Celebrations, and the Silly Dilly Band

Things to Do for Kids and Families on Long Island the Weekend of December 29 and 30

Hope your holidays are going well! You'll be able to keep the holiday celebrations going this weekend with a Kwanzaa celebration at the African-American Musuem of Art, New Year's Eve celebrations (be sure to check out our listing of New Year's Eve Celebrations for families, the Silly Dilly Band at the Long Island Children's Museum. Happy New Year!


The Silly Dilly Band
Long Island Children's Museum
Garden City
1, 3pm
$4 with museum admission, theater only $10     
The Silly Dilly Band performs high-energy music for the entire family to dance and sing along.

Kwanzaa Celebration
The African-American Museum of Nassau County
The African Atlantic Genealogy Society and The African American Museum will be presenting a Kwanzaa program at the museum to commemorate the holiday and observe the seven principles of Kwanzaa. African attire is encouraged.

Once Upon a Holiday
Take One Performing Arts, LLC
$10 in advance/$12 at the door                                                                                                                                                
Take One Performing Arts presents an original holiday musical Once Upon a Holiday on December 15th, 22nd, 27th, and 29th at 1pm. Whatever holiday you celebrate you will enjoy this children's theater production. Ticket price includes a drink and snack. Call for reservations 631-569-2148.


Waffle Day
Children's Museum of the East End
Members $5, nonmembers $17                                                                                                                                               
CMEE will be bringing the fantastical sights of the big top to you on the last Sunday of every month. Children will mix and add the batter, wait a few minutes, and watch Belgian waffles come out in amazing circus shapes. Fun for kids, delicious for everyone.

Saturday and Sunday

Let's Celebrate the New Year!
Maritime Explorium
Port Jefferson
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the principles of geometry and design your own Times Square Ball.