As the calendar flips from August to September, there are still plenty of events throughout Long Island to keep children entertained. From sing-a-longs at Jones Beach to lawn games at Planting Fields Arboretum, spend this week squeezing the last drops of sweet juice out of summer's fun fruit.
Monday, August 29
Nature Maker Space - Garden City
The Long Island Children's Museum troop of "Green Teens" will guide children through a myriad of nature-inspired projects. The fun includes building forts, making mud pies and gardening.
See all Monday events.
Tuesday, August 30
Kids Night at the Bandshell - Wantagh
Sing along to the sounds of kid-friendly musician Steve Karos. These Americana styled folk songs are festive and meaningful, sure to please both parents and kids.
See all Tuesday events.
Wednesday, August 31
End of Summer Sea-Labration - Cold Spring Harbor
The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium and the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum team up to celebrate the latter's 80th anniversary. First run through the sprinklers and bubbles...then partake in cake, crafts, and candle dipping.
See all Wednesday events.
Thursday, September 1
Parent & Me Yoga - Brookhaven
Adults and children work together to pose and stretch. Kidmaste!
See all Thursday events.
Friday, September 2
Family Fun Night at Coe Hall - Oyster Bay
Pack a picnic dinner and dine on the lawn garden at Coe Hall. A DJ and lawn games will keep the kids entertained for hours.
See all Friday events.
Summer ain't over yet! Visit our official Summer Fun Guide to learn how to enjoy the season's final days.
Image: Shutterstock; Children running through sprinkler