Weekday Fun: Magic, Yoga, Movies, and Books

July’s not over yet. There are still plenty of fun things to do with kids this month, and we’ve compiled some of the best right here.

Check our JulyGoList for more suggestions of summertime activities happening this last week of July. Looking for some nighttime family fun on Long Island? See our guide to the best FREE outdoor movies and our list of great outdoor dining spots.

Here are our top picks for this week, including nature exploring and fitness classes.

Monday, July 24

Magic & Comedy of Jim McClenahan — Baldwin, East Rockaway.
Kids and adults with be charmed by this show. It’s filled with laughter, magic, and music—family entertainment at its best. Shows are at 10:30am and 1:30pm.

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Wear your baby for twice the workout at Babywearing Dance Fitness Class. Photo courtesy of the class

Babywearing Dance Fitness Class — Bellmore
This dance fitness class lets parents cuddle with their little ones while getting a workout.

See all Monday events.

Tuesday, July 25

Global Explorer Family Backpacks — Hempstead
After picking up an activity backpack at the Hofstra University Museum, kids and their adult companions explore the college’s outdoor campus. Instructions for completing a themed-art project are included.

Huntington Art Council’s Family Night — Huntington
Huntington’s answer to what to do on Tuesday nights in July and August: Head to Heckscher Park for family entertainment and crafts.

See all Tuesday events.

Wednesday, July 26

Little Lotuses Mommy & Me Yoga — Massapequa
Enjoy a yoga class you can do with your baby that promises to strengthen and improve your mind, body, and spirit. Namaste!

Bookworm Wednesdays — Holtsville, Farmingdale
Kids enjoy FREE admission to a movie with the submission of a book report. This week, it's Hotel Transylvania 2. It’s a great way to encourage your child to read.

See all Wednesday events.

Thursday, July 27

Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries — Smithtown
Let your kids explore the great outdoors and learn about nature through an interactive and educational program at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve.

Evening Concerts in the Village — Westbury
Enjoy music and dancing with the North Shore Pops at Piazza Ernesto Strada in the Village of Westbury.

See all Thursday events.

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Friday, July 28


Rabbi Dan leads the celebration of Challah Day in Sag Harbor. Photo courtesy of the temple

​Challah Day — Sag Harbor
Celebrate at Temple Adas Israel with challah braiding, songs, blessings, stories, crafts, and more.

Shark Night — Jones Beach
Your kids will learn everything they wanted to know about sharks at this nature event.

See all Friday events.

Top photo: Work out while cuddling your baby at a Babywearing Dance Fitness Class. Photo courtesy of the class


Coes Neck Park
Coes Neck Ave. Magic and Comedy of Jim McClenahan
Baldwin, NY 11003

Celebrations
529 Bedford Ave. Babywearing Dance Fitness Class
Bellmore, NY 11710

Heckscher Park
2 Prime Ave. at Route 25A Chapin Rainbow Stage Huntington Arts Council's Family Night
Huntington, NY 11743

Sensational Development
669 Broadway Little Lotuses Mommy & Me Yoga
Massapequa, NY 11758

Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas
1001 Broadhollow Rd. Bookworm Wednesdays
Faringdale, NY 11735

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
581 West Jericho Tpke.
Smithtown, NY 631-265-1054

Piazza Ernesto Strada
Post and Maple Avenues
Westbury, NY

Jones Beach State Park
Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY

Temple Adas Israel
Corner of Elizabeth & Atlantic Aves. Challah Day
Sag Harbor, NY
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