6 Things to Do This Weekend with The Family

Learn about wildlife, enjoy live theater, and visit with the Easter Bunny, all in one weekend.

Theatreworks USA
Theatreworks USA

From a live-animal presentation, to children's theater to Easter egg hunts, there are plenty of fun-filled activities to enjoy on Long Island This weekend. Here are some picks.

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, 9:15-11:15 a.m. Take the kids to an Easter Egg hunt and breakfast at Pump It Up in Great Neck. Kids will search for eggs among the inflatables, enjoy time for play and a bagel breakfast, and take photos with the Easter Bunny. $19.95 per child; for reservations call: 516-466-7867. Learn more. 

April Fool's Hike at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Saturday, 11 a.m. Join naturalist Lois Lindberg for some light-hearted fun on an irreverent tour of the grounds and nature trails. The walk may not be on April 1, but get ready to be fooled. The nature walk will meet behind the park Visitor Center. It is free of charge and will last approximately 90 minutes. Dress for the weather. Learn more.

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

Saturday,  11 a.m., Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Based on the popular children's books by Jeff Brown, the musical features fun travels across the planet.  John W. Engeman Theater,  250 Main Street, Northport. $15. Learn more.  

Spring Spectacular at White Post Farms

Saturday, Sunday. Take a photo of the Easter Bunny, enjoy Easter Crafts and Bunny Holdings in a heated area. 250 Old Country Road, Melville. Learn more.  

Birds of Prey at Sands Point Preserve 

Sunday, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Visit the Sands Point Preserve and learn about the birds of prey – also called raptors – including hawks, ospreys, and owls in a live animal presentation.  $10 per car / free with Annual Pass. Pre-registration is recommended - email your name and the number of children and adult participants to info@friendsspp.org. 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point. Learn more

The Teacher from The Black Lagoon and Other Storybooks

Sunday, 2 p.m.  A new musical revue based on favorite contemporary children's books including "Teacher From the Black Lagoon," "Dogzilla," "Grumpy Bird," "I Want My Hat Back," "Lily's Purple Plastic Purse," "Love Splat," "Splat the Cat," and "The Grasshopper and the Ant" – all from Theatreworks USA. Landmark On Main Street, 232 Main Street, Port Washington Tickets $18 Friends $15. Learn more. 


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