Groundhog’s Day – Long Island

Will one of our Long Island Groundhog’s see their shadow this Sunday? Malverne Mel , Holtsville Hal and Quigley at Quogue are our local rodent meteorologists and there are some fun events surrounding this fun day right here on Long Island.  Whether you believe the groundhog predicts an “early spring” or not the tradition is […]

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HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER- SMITHTOWN

Have you visited a Huntington Learning Center?   “For more than 40 years, Huntington Learning Center has offered several different types of tutoring programs for children ages 6-17—including reading, writing, math, study skills, spelling, phonics, ADHD, Common Core, and test prep for ACT and SAT to name a few. Their mission is to give every […]

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Sweetbriar Nature Center’s Long Island Woodland Exhibit: Forest to Forest

Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown announces the grand opening of a new sensory experience. Visiting families can climb up the staircase of our nature center and take in the beauty and diversity of our simulated rain forest as they have been able to do for many years.  However, now, when they pass through the tropical […]

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Interactive Story Time- Pout Pout Fish

Last month, we had so much fun at Sweetbriar Nature Center with our Interactive Story Time. We read the Pout- Pout Fish and did a lot of fun activities outdoors to accompany the story.   Ms. Ann read the children the Pout- Pout Fish as the kids enjoyed our sensory activity of playing with the […]

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Caleb Smith State Park Preserve- Nature Quest

Last Sunday, one of our local Momees, Jen headed out with her family to Caleb Smith State Park Preserve for one of their programs. Their program was called Nature Quest (a scavenger hunt) and everyone had such great time on the beautiful walking trails and grounds.

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Interactive Story Time – The Snowy Day

We had a great time sharing The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats with our little friends at the Sweetbriar Nature Center yesterday!  Thank you to all the families who braved the cold weather to join us for our monthly interactive story time.

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December Story Time at Sweetbriar Nature Center

We had a great Interactive Story Time at Sweetbriar Nature Center yesterday. We read The Mitten by Jan Brett and did a craft and song related to the book. Before, we read the story we had the children color their mittens and/ or glue festive tissue paper to the front of the mitten. This was […]

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