MLK Weekend 2022 on Long Island: Best Things to Do With Kids

Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Long Island Children's Museum. Photo courtesy of the museum
Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Long Island Children's Museum. Photo courtesy of the museum

Looking for the best things to do on Long Island this weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for MLK Weekend.

Chug-a-choo-choo on down to the Shoppes at East Wind, where the the Railroad Museum of Long Island is hosting a pop-up train display and clinic all weekend long. Set out for seal walks off Jones Beach or Montauk. Or embrace Long Island's nature in winter at Hempstead LakeCaleb Smith, Sunken MeadowConnetquot River, or Hallock Park state parks.

The Long Island Children's Museum invites visitors to participate in a Change the World craft in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s  birthday.

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Be sure to check with each venue for its COVID guidelines and requirements before heading out to any event, and read more about local public safety protocols here. Some events are getting canceled or postponed at the last minute due to the latest COVID surge, so always confirm details before departing.

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