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Children's Shows, Make a Kite, St. Patrick's Day Fun

Pick and choose from this weekend’s array of family and kid-friendly events.

Children's shows, make a kite, and some St. Patricks's Day Fun: Pick and choose from this week's array of kid-friendly activities.

And if you still want more? Check out our family-friendly  refreshed every Thursday, as well as our events calendar on the Dix Hills Patch site.


1. "" and ""

Where/When: ; Saturday 10-10:45 a.m. (Babies Boogie) and 11-11:45 a.m. (Toddlers Tango). 

Why Go?: Bring your children ages 0-17 months old (Babies Boogie) and/or your 18-36 months (Toddlers Tango) for a fun morning of movement and music with songs, dances, instruments and other props. 

Pricing: Free; register at 631-421-4530.


Where/When: ; Sunday 1-2 p.m.

Why Go?: Teen volunteers will be helping kids, ages 3 to 1st grade, make a kite for the arrival of spring.

Pricing: Free; Register at 631-421-4530.


Where/When: John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St, Northport; Sunday at 10 a.m.

Why Go?: To bring the kids to see the live children's production, "Rapunzel: A Tangled Fairytale" sponsored by TD Bank Youth Theater.

Pricing: $15; Purchase tickets online, at the box office or by calling 631-261-2900.

4. St. Patrick's Day Fun

Where/When: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City; Saturday and Sunday - see times below.

Why Go?: On Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. go enjoy the child-friendly music program "Stomp It" which explores traditional Irish music with Darlene Graham and her Shades of Green Band!

And on Saturday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. all ages are invited to create lucky leprechaun finger puppets.

Pricing: The music program is $4 with museum admission of $10 or $8 for this theater program only; The leprechaun puppet craft is free with museum admission of $10.

5. Aladdin

Where/When: Broadhollow Theater Company's Bayway Arts Center, 265 East Main Street, East Islip; Saturday 2 p.m.

Why Go?: To see the live children's theater production of Aladdin with all your favorite characters including Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and the Genie. 

Pricing: $10; Purchase tickets online or by calling 631-581-2700.


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