Jaime Sumersille

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Weekend Fun for LI Kids: Egg Hunts, Spring Break, Passover

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.

Easter and Passover are just around the corner, but many school kids are kicking off spring break this weekend. We've rounded up top activities to do all break long, and spring break camps, too.

Check out our April GoList for the best family events this month, and for more activities to fill the weekend, pop over to the Spring Fun Guide.  

Don't forget, the final round of bunny brunches and breakfasts and egg hunts take place next weekend. 

Spring Break Camps for Long Island Kids, 2017

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.

Weekend Fun for LI Kids: Red Riding Hood, Acrobatics, Easter Bunny

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.  

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

Weekend Fun for LI Kids: Train Show, Princess Visit, and Theater

Continue your St. Patrick's Day celebration at parades in FarmingdaleRockville 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.

Don't forget to schedule your brunch with the Easter Bunny at one of these weekend events, or perhaps an extra special photo-op and meet-and-greet.

For more activities to fill the weekend, pop over to our March GoList or the just-released 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

Weekend Fun for LI Kids: Easter Physics, Puppets, Magic Show

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.

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

Storybook Experiences: A Magical Easter Bunny Meet & Greet

The Easter Bunny is just a fabled symbol of the holiday, right? At Storybook Experiences family and children's photography in West Islip, this folkloric character comes to life in a magical meet-and-greet that enchants and engages. Walk through the cottage doors and you are transported to a charming bunny village, delicately decorated in spring decor. Customers can wait in the bright playroom, equipped with a big-screen TV playing your favorite cartoon films on demand. 

New Rock Climbing Venue Opens on Long Island

Have your kids taken to couch climbing like it's an Olympic sport? Get them off your furniture, out of the house, and over to The Gravity Vault in Melville, where they can explore more that 20,000 square feet of indoor rock climbing space. From easy beginner courses to rough terrain, your family can tackle more than 100 climbing stations. 

This is an ideal activity for active families with children ages 4 and older. Find more local Long Island play spaces in our Kids' Sports Centers Guide or Indoor Play Spaces Guide.

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