Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse

Do you love to be scared?

If you love a haunted house during the Halloween season then, you have to check out the Haunted Playhouse at the Gateway Theatre in Bellport.

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The Haunt continues Sept 30-Oct 1, Oct 7-9, Oct 13-16, Oct 19-23 , Oct 25-31.  Tickets are $25 online and $30 at the door.  Hours are 7pm-11:30pm on Fridays & Saturdays and 7pm-10pm on weeknights & Sundays. While you wait to enter, enjoy our beer garden, take a coffin ride, or shoot some zombies in our latest midway attraction. Patrons are encouraged to purchase online at gatewayshauntedplayhouse.com to receive the best price.

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PUMPKIN PICKING on Long Island – 2016

We love going Pumpkin Picking and there are so many great farms on Long Island where you can pick your own.

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There is nothing better then seeing your kids out in the field finding their favorite pumpkin. With so many great farms to choose from where will you go?

*This list is not in any particular order, whether the farm is listed on top or on the bottom it does not reflect the quality of the u-pick* 

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Pajama Party to Protect Children

The Pajama Party to Protect Children is an evening of family fun to benefit less fortunate children across Long Island.

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Everyone’s encouraged to attend in their pajamas and enjoy free range of the museum after hours, arts & crafts, story time, live animals, prizes, food, and more while supporting a great cause! The event will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 6 to 9pm at the Long Island Children’s Museum.

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Apple Picking on Long Island – 2016

Looking to go Apple Picking?

We have some great places listed below where you can Pick Your Own and enjoy a lot of fun FALL activities at our local farms.

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Please call any of the farms below before heading out to make sure they have fruit available for picking!

 

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Bus Dust

Does your child have first day of school jitters for the school bus?

Try this adorable idea of having them get a letter from the Bus Fairy with bus dust attached.

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Stop Arguing Start Listening

According to the Cambridge dictionary to argue means, “to disagree especially strongly and sometimes angrily in talking or discussing something.” If you read my article, “Are You Listening?” you might be noticing how well you really listen to others when they speak. Hopefully, you are practicing some of the insider tips in how to be an effective listener and speaker. Be aware when trying to make self-improvements, it’s easier to practice new skills when you’re not under pressure. This prepares you to be ready and avoid a meltdown when things get heated.

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Discover LI Youth – Summer 2016

This summer flew by and we had an amazing summer working with our Discover LI Youth. 

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I’ve spent the last couple of days reflecting on the amazing work that a handful of families and their awesome children accomplished over the summer with our pilot program, “Discover Long Island with Momee Friends”.  Earlier in the year, Anne and I met with our friend, Geriann, to discuss the possibility of working with the “tweens” in our community.  What drives them? What interests them?  What positive energy can we draw upon to bring them together in fun and meaningful ways?

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