Five Events for Kids Happening on Long Island Next Week


Super Sleuths

Friday, Dec. 27, 10 a.m.













Kids can spend the day at the Science Museum of Long Island solving a mystery with detectives and forensic scientists. Kids will use hidden clues, trace evidence and fingerprints to try finding the perpetrator of the crime. Admission to this five-hour workshop is $65 per child for museum members and $75 for non-members. It is recommended kids bring their own lunch to the event.

Where: Science Museum of Long Island, 1526 North Plandome Rd., Manhasset, NY 11030

Info: 516-627-9400 or



Friday, Dec. 27, 4 p.m.











The Patchogue-Medford Public Library will be hosting a trivia night based on the popular game show. The event is intended for kids between first and sixth grade. Kids will team up to answer the questions. Additionally, there will be prizes for those participating.

Where: Patchogue-Medford Public Library, 54-60 East Main St., Patchogue, New York 11772

Info: 631-654-4700 or


Frosty the Snowman

Saturday, Dec. 28, 7 p.m.








The Broad Hollow Theatre Company will be putting on a live play of the classic Christmas story at the Bayway Arts Center. With the help of his friend Jenny, Frosty will try to save the town of Chillsville from Ethel Pierpot’s scheme of melting all the snow. Advance tickets can be purchased for $11 as close as two hours before showtime. Once that window closes, tickets will be $13.

Where: Bayway Arts Center, 265 East Main St., East Islip, NY 11730

Info: 631-581-2700 or


A Christmas Carol

Sunday, Dec. 29, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.











The Long Island Children’s Museum will be bringing Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas story to life through the art of puppetry. Actors and puppets will be interacting with each other throughout the play. Additionally, Victorian-costumed holiday revelers will be welcoming the audience as they enter the theater. Tickets are $7 for museum members, $9 for non-members and $12 for those who just wish to enter the theater.

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

Info: 516-224-5800 or


To Infinity and Beyond

Thursday, Jan. 2, 10 a.m.













Through this event, kids will discover what life is like for an astronaut in space. Then kids can visit the Science Museum of Long Island’s StarLab planetarium to learn more about our solar system and constellations of many cultures. Admission to the event is $65 for museum members and $75 for the public. Kids should bring their own lunch to the program.

Where: Science Museum of Long Island, 1526 North Plandome Rd., Manhasset, NY 11030

Info: 516-627-9400 or


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