The Top Events for Kids for the Coming Week

Messy Afternoons

Saturday, Jan. 7 and Sunday, Jan. 8 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Children ages 18 months to 4 years will be up to their elbows in oobleck, clean mud and slime.  Join the types of artistic activities that everyone loves, but no one likes to clean-up after.
Free with museum admission.
Where: The Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
Info: 516-224-5828 or


Merrymaking in
a Gold Coast

Sunday, Jan. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Come to the museum dressed for a party inspired by the Frick family, have your picture taken just like the many portraits on view in the museum’s 100 Years of Photos exhibition, and embark on a scavenger hunt throughout the museum.  Museum admission plus $10 per family materials fee.  Reservations not needed.
Where: Nassau County Museum of Art / One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
Info: 516-484-9338 or


Rubber Duckie Party

Saturday, Jan. 14 at 2:30 p.m.
Celebrate National Rubber Duckie Day!  Join the annual party with bubbles, duckie feet, a scavenger hunt, and duck designing.
Admission plus $5 craft fee.
Member child $5.
Where: The Whaling Museum
279 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor / Info:


Winter Ice Show 

Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Join the Metropolitan Figure Skating Club, the oldest figure skating club on Long Island, for an afternoon winter ice show.  Bring the whole family for an entertaining display of talent on the ice rink!
Where: Iceland Rink 3345 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park
Info: 516-746-1100

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