Memorial Day Family Fun Ideas

Can you believe this weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, already?

We feel it is the unofficial start to summer and we are so proud to wear our Red, White and Blue and honor and remember those who serve and who have served our country and have fought for our freedoms. We love and appreciate you all and your families for your sacrifices! THANK YOU!

How will you spend your three day weekend? Will you attend local events? Head to a parade? or go away?

We have a great list of things you and your family can do this weekend. See below…

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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

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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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Showcase Cinemas Launches Fandango Partnership with “Fandango Fridays” Deal

Showcase Cinemas announced its first-ever partnership with Fandango! This means that movie-goers are now able to purchase tickets and reserve their seats ahead of time to Showcase Cinemas’ screenings through Fandango. The best part – in tandem with the announcement, Showcase has launched Fandango Fridays.

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As part of the program, guests who book their Friday movie tickets through Fandango will receive a FREE regular popcorn upon arrival. I KNOW WE LOVE Movie-Theatre Popcorn (it is one of the best parts about going to the movies).

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Tilly’s Tea with Alice

Tilly’s Tea with Alice at Tilly Foster Farm Museum in Brewster, NY!

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Tilly’s Tea with Alice, an interactive event highlighting Alice and her enchanting experience in Wonderland opens on May 4, 2018! This is the only event of its kind – a fully interactive, playground style outdoor show where kids and adults can hop, jump, play and climb their way through the classic story of Alice in Wonderland.

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VOLTA by Cirque Du Soleil is coming to Long Island in May

The all-new Cirque du Soleil show VOLTA will be Under the Big Top May 17 at NYCB Live, the home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

 

VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of action sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score.

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Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice ™ at LICM

 Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice, created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and nationally sponsored by The David B. Jones Foundation, opens on January 27, 2018.

This will be the first child-centered exhibit in the country dedicated to expanding the understanding on dinosaur habitat and range. The exhibit will run at Long Island Children’s Museum through May 13, 2018.

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