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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Family Fun in Northport, NY

Northport is such a beautiful town on the north shore of Long Island.

Main Street has wonderful shops, local business and restaurants and let’s not forget the scenic water views. Northport has a lot to offer and we can not wait to tell you some of our favorite spots along with recommendations from local Northport families.

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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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Belmont Lake State Park

Enjoy relaxing on the lake with your family on a pedal boat, kayak or row boat.

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy all that Belmont Lake State Park has to offer. Kids will love the playgrounds, hiking trails, various gaming courts and fields and if you enjoy fishing you can do that, too.

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DIY Backyard Hopscotch made from Pavers

Add the classic game of hopscotch to your yard with these colorful pavers that you can create yourself for an inexpensive do-it-yourself project.

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9 Ways to Help Kids Fall in Love with Being Outside

Unstructured and free play helps children learn out how to interact, behave, and enjoy being outside. Below are nine tips that will turn any child from a couch potato to a nature lover.

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Sleep Outside

Several kids cannot resist building tents and forts out of their blankets and sheets. Turn it up a notch by allowing them to sleep outdoors. Make it fun. Bring out lots of blankets and sleeping bags. Point out different constellations in the night sky. However, do not forget the bug spray or flashlights.

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2nd Annual – LATCP in May Event

Our 2nd Annual Let ALL The Children Play in May event was amazing. We want to thank all those who came to the event and supported the LATCP Playground and our mission of Inclusion. Whether you came for the day to enjoy the festivities with your family, volunteered your time, were an exhibitor, donated a raffle prize or were a local business sponsor; your efforts helped made for a successful event and WE THANK YOU!

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The children had an amazing day with their families. You can feel the happiness through all of these beautiful smiles pictured, below.

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