Five Fun Things to Do This Weekend with Kids on LI

It’s looking like a good weekend for some nice indoor culture! Grab your kiddies and head out to a museum or theater for some great quality time.


The Golden Goose
Saturdays, February 27th, 11AM
Theater Three
412 Main Street
Port Jefferson
Theater Three’s Children’s Theater begins their run of The Golden Goose this Saturday. The Brothers Grimm tale involves Simpleton, an unlikely hero and his adventures told through poem, story and song. Tickets are $8 each. Call (631) 928-9100 for further details.


The Man Who Planted Trees
Saturday, February 27th, 1PM and 3PM
Long Island Children's Museum
LICM Theater
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
Puppet State Theater Company enacts the story of a shepherd who attempts to single handedly re-forest barren land in the shadow of the Alps. Tickets are $5 in addition to museum admission ($4 for members) or $9 for the show alone. Call (516) 224-5800 for more information.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Tuesday – Sunday, 10AM-5PM
Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
If you’re headed to the LICM for the puppet show, stop in the museum itself to see the special exhibit on all things Oz. Learn alongside the characters and become part of a life size pop-up book. The exhibit will be at LICM until May 2nd. The cost for museum admission is $10, but free for members.


Egyptian Treasures
Sunday, February 28, 11AM-4PM
11 West Main Street
Children can learn about the ancient Egyptian culture and how mummies were prepared. Children are able to make a craft to take home. Admission is $5 for children, $2 for adults. Call (631) 208-8000 for additional details.


Under The Big Top
On display through May 24, 2010
Nassau County Museum of Art
Children’s Museum
1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor
Set among reproductions of famous circus art from Seurat to Picasso to Toulouse-Lautrec, children will be able to explore and enhance their very own circus skills. There are memory games and a Clown College section to challenge them. Museum admission is $5 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-12, students and seniors. The Children’s Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 12PM-4:30PM. Call (516) 484-9337 ext. 15 for more information.




Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza
Prospect Park (at Grand Army Plaza) - 8:00 AM Pick
Eastern Long Island Mini Maker Faire
The Long Island Explorium - 10:00 AM Pick
Virtual Fete Day
Elfreth’s Alley Museum - 1:00 PM Pick
16th Annual KidsFilmFest
Online - various times Pick
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