Weekend Fun: Lighthouse Celebration, Polish Town Fair, Jester Jim

Take the wheel aboard the former oyster sloop Christeen in Oyster Bay.  Photo courtesy of  The WaterFront Center
The Best Things to Do With Kids and Families on Long Island, August 17-18

Visit Montauk Point Lighthouse for Colonial games, pirate parades, and traditional pottery this weekend. Get immersed in Polish heritage at the annual Polish Town Fair in Riverhead. Catch Jester Jim's show filled with juggling, magic, audience participation, beat boxing, and more at Hempstead Lake State Park. These are just some of the great events and activities for Long Island kids and families this weekend.    

As always in the late summer, head outdoors to a boardwalkbeach, pool, sprinkler park, or perhaps cool off at a water park

Visit our Summer Family Fun Guide and our August GoList for the best in seasonal entertainment, including day trip ideas and plenty of FREE events and activities. As always, our Event Calendar is loaded with fun, daily happenings for Long Island kids.