Celebrate Mother Earth on Long Island this weekend with events and outdoor activities that reinforce the values of conservation and activism. Little ones can make a big impact.
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With Peter Cottontail hopping into town this weekend, there are plenty of Easter celebrations across Long Island. You can dine with the Easter Bunny at these breakfasts/brunches or go on one of these ultimate egg hunts. Or don your Easter best for parades through Port Jefferson or Sag Harbor.
And for more activities to complete Easter weekend, pop over to our April GoList or Spring Fun Guide. Of course, our Event Calendar is loaded with fun, daily events for Long Island kids. Don't see a great event here? Add it to our calendar yourself.
Therapeutic meets functionality at the newly opened Sensory Beans children's gym in Wantagh. Designed for children with sensory and special needs, the open-play space offers a vibrant and engaging world of visual and tactile stimulation. It is a family-facilitated gym for Long Island children of all ages and abilities.
The hunt is on this weekend for Easter eggs across Long Island. Drive to the easternmost end of the North Fork for a panoramic egg hunt in Orient. Take part in a lakeside hunt in North Babylon or on the sprawling grounds of the Smithtown Historical Society. Participate in a Passover scavenger hunt at The Dolphin Bookshop in Port Washington.
Long Island schools are closed for nearly a week and a half for spring break this year. With so much time to fill, why not check out these daily and weekly offerings.
Whether you're entertaining your budding scientist or your Wild Kratt wannabe, there's a camp to satisfy seemingly every interest. For more spring break ideas, be sure to check out our daily event calendar.
Take a trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house while watching Red Riding Hood on the Long Island Children's Museum stage. Roll, pull, sculpt clay creations and more at the Family Ceramics Workshop at Gold Coast Arts Center. Send your imagination soaring with gravity-defying acrobatics performed by the Cuisine & Confessions acrobatics troupe at Staller Center.
Easter's just around the corner. Check out our roundups of bunny brunches and breakfasts and egg hunts. And for more activities to fill the weekend, pop over to our April GoList or the just-released Spring Fun Guide.
Continue your St. Patrick's Day celebration at parades in Farmingdale, Rockville Centre and Montauk. Get hooked on crochet at Creative Corner. Go full-steam ahead to the Smithtown Historical Society for a model train show, or laugh out loud with the Peanuts gang during the play You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Wind down winter with some nature explorations. Create a suncatcher at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve or learn how to chase a leprechaun's rainbow at Jones Beach. See what feathered friends begin their migration at a family-friendly Fire Island bird walk.
March to the beat of the pipes and drums at the Glen Cove St. Patrick's Day Parade. Or hop on over to the Children's Museum of the East End for a physics-related Easter activity—the annual Egg Drop Challenge.
For more activities to fill the weekend, pop over to our March GoList or Winter Fun Guide. And if you're keeping an eye on your wallet, check out our list of 20 FREE Things to Do With Long Island Kids This Winter.