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

PJ Masks Save the Day Live!

Friday, April 12, 6 p.m.; Saturday, April 13, 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.
and 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 14, 2 p.m.

The favorite series, PJ Masks Live!, is back with an all-new, live musical show featuring the heroic trio, Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, along with their new friend PJ Robot, as they try to save the day from sneaky villains. 

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

Meet the Easter Bunny at Hicks Nurseries

Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
(same times on April 19 and 20)

Hop on over to Hicks Nurseries for an exciting visit with the Easter Bunny. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Where: Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury
Info: 516-334-0066 or

The Adventures of Peter Rabbit

Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (ongoing performances through April 27)

Join this Theatre Three annual tradition as Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-Tail, Benjamin Bunny, the McGregors and all their friends come to life in this delightful adaptation of the characters created by author Beatrix Potter.

Where: Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
Info & Tickets: 631-928-9100 or

Dream is a Wish Princess Concert

Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Families will be tapping and singing along to Disney songs, such as “Let It Go,” “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes” and “A Whole New World,” at this enchanting concert. The morning show includes breakfast; the afternoon show a tea.

Where: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.,
Rockville Centre | Info & Tickets: 516-323-4444 or

Celebrate Passover with PJC at the Dolphin

Sunday, April 14, 11:30 a.m.

Children of all ages can join Rabbi Alysa Mendelson from the Port Jewish Center for a story time and craft to celebrate Passover. 

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

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