Sid Jacobson JCC to host Dream! Read! MLK Literacy Projects
Sunday, Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Give back to the community and volunteer along with your neighbors as you sort and organize donated books and assemble summer reading book bags to help underprivileged children. There will also be opportunities for families with young children, including story time, arts and crafts, a film screening and music. Dream! Read! MLK! Literacy Projects is part of UJA-Federation’s new Time for Good volunteer platform encouraging New Yorkers to give back to the community. Registration is required.
Where: Sid Jacobson JCC 300 Forest Drive, East Hills
Info: 516-484-1545 or www.sjcc.org
Kids in the Kitchen
Friday, Jan. 13, 20 and 27 from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join the group and mix things up in the kitchen to stir an interest in kitchen creativity and healthy eating. Each week, you’ll be making an easy and yummy, kid-friendly snack. Helping in the kitchen is a great learning tool as children practice measuring ingredients, following directions and building their vocabulary. Ages 3-5. Material fee: $5 with museum admission ($4 LICM members).
Where: Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
Info: 516-224-5800 or www.licm.org
Workshop: MLK, Jr. Day
Monday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m.
On this special day, explore the fascinating diversity of whaling crews. Design and sew a pillow for your own dreams. Ages 7 and up. Admission plus $5 craft fee. Member child $5.
Where: The Whaling Museum
279 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor / Info: 631-367-3418
Music & More at the
Friday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m.
Marilyn and her guitar will make music and more for children. Kids will listen to stories and poetry as well as participate in songs, creative dramatics puppetry, explore musical instruments, movement and more.
Where: The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main Street, Port Washington
Info: 516-767-2650 www.thedolphinbookshop.com