Long Island

8 Spring Celebrations for Kids on Long Island

The Vernal Equinox is right around the corner and I’m sure most of us are welcoming spring with open arms. With the warmer weather suddenly upon us, we're just itching to get back outside and enjoy nature. And spring is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and show children the magical workings of Mother Nature as flowers bloom and plants grow. Check out these events and activities for kids around the Island to celebrate the coming of warmer weather, sprouting flowers and crisp (snow-free) air!

Weekend Events and Activities for Kids on Long Island, March 5-7

Folklore tells us that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Let's hope that we get some of that "lamb"-like weather soon! In the meanwhile, here are some indoor activities to keep us occupied. For those who do not mind the brisk outdoor weather, there are ice skating options and an outdoor maple-sugaring class. Enjoy!

Theater for Kids on Long Island

There's nothing better than live theater to ignite our childrens' imaginations. Here on Long Island, there are a number of theaters that hold performances geared towards children. Of the productions listed below, several are puppet performances, which are a great way to introduce children to the world of theater.

Chinese New Year Celebrations for Kids on Long Island

February 14, 2010 marks the start of the Year of the Tiger on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. It's the year of the tiger, celebrate the Chinese New Year holiday with great kids' activities and crafts all over Long Island. These events are fun and give kids a chance to learn about the history and meaning behind Chinese New Year traditions and symbols.

Weekend Events for Kids on Long Island, January 29-31: Theater, Wildlife, and more

Feel like sticking around the (Long) Island this weekend and checking out some culture? We've got good news for you! There are tons of great activities going on, from museum events, to multicultural celebrations, to theater productions for our pint sized family members. And, who says culture means high-brow? The event we're looking most forward to in our household is the Monster Truck Show. Check out our picks for great events this weekend:

Weekend Events for Kids on Long Island, January 22-24: Night at the Museum, Family Theater and More

Here we are, folks—the heart of Winter. Despite the sunny skies we saw this week, there's just no avoiding the fact that this time of year we spend the majority of our time indoors. So why not find something fun to do or enjoy? We've rounded up some of the best indoor activities to enjoy with your kids this weekend on Long Island. Take a look:

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