Ecology Sites/ Nature Centers on Long Island

We all love animals don’t we? We have some wonderful places to visit on Long Island where the staff takes care of some incredible animals and educates the community on how we can help and protect them, as well.

I recommend visiting all of the places listed below with your family. They are all wonderful.

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Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest

YMCA of Long Island & Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities Announce Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest

Water Wise Contest

Partnership Focuses on Promoting Water Safety Awareness Ahead of Swim Season

The YMCA of Long Island announced today that it has partnered with Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities, Inc. to launch the inaugural Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest to help make children more aware of the importance of water safety. Children age 12 and under are encouraged to use this unique opportunity to express their artistic interpretations of water safety and share their own tips for peers. Both organizations strive to educate and engage local communities about the importance of being a responsible swimmer, and this joint venture is the latest initiative aimed at keeping Long Islanders safe this summer.

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The Learning Experience of Mount Sinai gives back to St. Jude this Sunday

The Learning Experience of Mount Sinai is having a St. Jude children’s research hospital fundraiser this Sunday, May 20th, 2018.

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 This event is open to the public and is an open house play day! Please feel free to stop by and/or bring anyone you would like.

It will be a Trike-a-thon event so please being bicycles, scooters, roller skates or any ride on your child loves. Those families who provide a donation (in any amount they can afford) to St. Jude Children’s Hospital will receive a sticker, coloring book and a traffic safety lesson.

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Peter and the Wolf at Patchogue Theatre for Performing Arts- Review

We enjoyed the reading of Peter and the Wolf at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts with the musical accompaniment of the Long Island Concert Orchestra and narrated by Radio Personality Cindy Clifford (of WALK-FM fame).

The story came to life beautifully !

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Summer Children’s Theatre at The Gateway Playhouse

The Gateway Playhouse presents a summer line up of Children’s Theatre and we are so excited for it.

This year’s Children’s Theatre Series includes two Gateway School for the Performing Arts productions of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr, and Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr, as well as the interactive bubble show – Bubble Trouble, and fresh off its off-Broadway run, the breathtaking show for children starring magician and illusionist Max Darwin – The Amazing Max. We highly recommend attending any or all of these shows because The Gateway always puts together a great show for all ages to see.

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WEEKEND WAKE UP Kids Pass at Old Westbury Gardens

The WEEKEND WAKE UP Kids Pass at Old Westbury Gardens entitles one adult and children to admission to all Saturday Up! Family Events.

Local families, start Saturdays off right with the “Weekend Wake Up” pass.

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Kids Eat Free – Long Island locations

Let’s face it going out to dinner with the kids is always an adventure. We love going out to eat as a family and enjoying our local restaurants with the kids.

You know what is really awesome? Is going out to eat and the kids meals are FREE! Yes, Free! Some restaurants feature  FREE kids meals on certain nights of the week (some restrictions apply). Check out our features below:

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