The Island Today: The top events for kids for the coming week


Red, White and Blue Crafts

Saturday, Nov. 10 through Monday, Nov. 12, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Children of all ages can create patriotic crafts for their favorite veteran or to display at home. The crafts are included with museum admission and veterans have free admission during these days. 

Where: The Whaling Museum & Education Center, 279 Main St.,
Cold Spring Harbor | Info: 631-367-3418 or

Story Time & Craft: “The Squirmy Wormy”

Sunday, Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m.

Kids can join Squirmy Wormy and author Amy Fathers as they learn about the fun aspects of the four seasons and the adventures that await them in the natural world.

Where: The Dolphin Bookshop, 299 Main St., Port Washington / Info: 516-767-2650 or

Pinocchio at Landmark

Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m.

Children ages 4 to 10 will enjoy “Pinocchio,” the beloved story of a wooden boy who comes to life and embarks on an adventure full of magic and wonder as he sings and dances his way to becoming a real boy.      

Where: Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington
Info & Tickets: 516-767-1384 or

Pony Bead Corn

Tuesday, Nov. 13 through Friday, Nov. 16, 2:30 p.m.

Now that harvest season has arrived, little ones ages 3 and up can design their own ear of corn with pony beads and pipe cleaners.

Where: Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City
Info: 516-224-5800 or

Disney on Ice: Mickey’s Search Party

Thursday, Nov. 15 through Sunday, Nov. 25 (see website for a schedule of performances)

Join Mickey Mouse and his friends on a new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts.  Here you can follow Captain Hook’s treasure map, look for clues in the search for Tinker Bell, explore the colorful spirit realm of Coco, and sail away with Moana as she bravely saves her island in these immersive, fantastic worlds.

Where: NYCB Live, Home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum,
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
Info & Tickets: 516-231-4848 or 800-745-3000 or


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