Put on your STEM thinking caps as you face engineering obstacles building tracks Thomas, Percy and Victor to navigate. Photo courtesy of Gullane Thomas Limited
Put on your STEM thinking caps as you face engineering obstacles building tracks Thomas, Percy and Victor to navigate. Photo courtesy of Gullane Thomas Limited

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Things To Do on Long Island with Kids: Nature, Science, Camps

This weekend, climb aboard as the world’s most beloved steam engine at the Long Island Children's Museum's newest exhibit, Thomas & Friends Explore. Or, join in on the Paint Party at the Long Island Explorium all weekend long.

Drag Queen Story Hour is back with Bella Noche! The program focuses on inclusion, acceptance, and that everyone is special. 

In the Designing for a Future with Rising Seas Lego Workshop at the South Fork Natural History Museum, children will discuss and design architecture, using LEGOs, to fit the needs of society as we face rising seas resulting from global warming. ​

With schools closed Monday, check out inexpensive family fun with our list of free things to do this month. Don’t forget to check our January GoList and events calendar for more inspiration.

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TMB Model Train Club
120 Schmitt Blvd Entrance at back of building - On Street Parking
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Theatre Three
412 Main Street
Port Jefferson, NY

Hicks Nurseries
100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury, NY 11590

Long Island Explorium
101 E. Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787

The Showplace at Bellmore Movies
222 Pettit Ave.
Bellmore, NY 11710

Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530

Samanea
1500 Old Country Road The Old Source Mall
Westbury, NY 11590

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
50 Barry Drive
Glen Cove, NY 11542

Children's Museum of the East End
376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpke.
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

South Fork Natural History Museum
377 Sag Harbor Bridgehampton Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

4GK Martial Arts
30-C Grove Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772

United Skates of America
1276 Hicksville Rd.
Seaford, NY 11783

Sunken Meadow State Park
Rte. 25A and Sunken Meadow Parkway
Kings Park, NY 11754

Nassau County Museum of Art
1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576

CSTL
1450 Tanglewood Road
Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530

Freeport Recreation Center
130 East Merrick Road
Freeport, NY 11520

Hallock State Park Preserve
6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY

Center for Science Teaching & Learning
1 Tanglewood Road
Rockville Center, NY 11570

My Spectrum School
11 Sintsink Dr E
Port Washington, NY 11050

As You Wish
418A Bedford Ave.
Bellmore, NY 11710

Kehillath Shalom Synagogue
58 Goose Hill Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

Long Island Explorium
101 E. Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY 11777