Five Events for Kids Happening on Long Island Next Week


Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- Turkey Talk at Sunken Meadow

Friday, Nov. 22, 10:15 a.m.

Children from the ages of three to five, alongside their parents or guardians, will have the opportunity to connect with nature through short walks, visits from animals and making crafts at Sunken Meadow State Park. The area is home to many different kinds of plants and animals due to its wide range of topography.

Where: Sunken Meadow State Park, Rte. 25A and Sunken Meadow Pkwy., Kings Park, NY 11754

Info: 631-269-4333 or


Barnaby Saves Christmas

Saturday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.


Kids can watch Barnaby the elf and his reindeer Franklynne as they set off on an adventure in order to save Christmas. Along the way, the pair will meet some new friends and learn about the true meaning of the holiday season, whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah or any other holiday at that time of year. Tickets are $10 per person.

Where: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Info: 631-928-9100 or


Sensory Friendly Viewing of Frozen 2

Sunday, Nov. 24, 9:30 a.m.


The Bellmore Playhouse will be hosting a screening of “Frozen 2” for children with special needs. The lights will be kept on and the audio will be low in order to make the kids feel comfortable. Tickets are $17 per person and include complementary bagels, popcorn and a drink. Seating begins at 9:30 and the film starts at 10:00.

Where: Bellmore Playhouse, 525 Bedford Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710

Info: 516-308-1462 or



Sunday, Nov. 24, 12 p.m.


The Plaza Theatrical Production will be putting on a performance of “Pinkalicious: The Musical,” featuring costumed characters. The play is about Pinkalicious being unable to stop eating cupcakes, despite warnings from her parents. After the play, kids will have the chance for a meet-and-greet with the characters. Tickets are on sale for $12.

Where: The Showplace at Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710

Info: 516-599-6870 or


stART: “Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message”

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 11:30 a.m.


The Long Island Children’s Museum’s Story and Art program will be reading “Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message,” by Chief Jake Swamp. The book discusses how thankful we should be for the resources nature provides for us. After the book reading, kids can use paint in crafting their own multicolored corn to take home for Thanksgiving. Tickets to the event are $4 with the $14 museum admission. Long Island Children’s Museum members only need to pay $3 and get free admission into the museum.

Where: Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY 11530

Info: 516-224-5800 or



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