With many schools closed this week for Columbus Day and Yom Kippur, parents will be faced with the challenge of keeping children busy. You're in luck! The Island is loaded with creative events this week. Make your own mask in Cold Spring Harbor, paint a pumpkin in Greenlawn, mold a Pokemon character in Amityville, and sing songs in Port Washington.
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Monday, October 10
Columbus Day Fair - Farmingdale
Enjoy one of the final outdoor carnivals of the season with rides, games, and food. Many Main Street stores and restaurants will be offering specials too. The carnival takes place behind the Firehouse/CVS, 12pm - 10pm.
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Tuesday, October 11
Fall Festival at Hicks Nurseries - Westbury
Family fun with hayrides, roasted corn, live animals, pumpkins and more. Free parking and admission.
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Wednesday, October 12
Pokemon Paint Party Event - Amityville
With many children off from school for Yom Kippur, what better way to spend a free day than with Pokemon fun? Drop off children over the age of 5 to paint, mold -- and eat pizza -- all with a Pikachu theme.
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Thursday, October 13
Kids Yoga - Babylon
Bubble yoga studio opens its doors for children between 42 months and 6 years old. Create healthy habits during this breathing and stretching session.
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Make leaf art at Once Upon A Treetop. Photo by MRCPL Children's via Flickr.
Friday, October 14
Once Upon A Treetop - Plainview
Bring the outdoors inside during a 45-minute session that allows your child (18 months+) to create a personalized leaf man. Be sure to bring along a bag of colorful leaves and photo of your child.
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