It’s simple science; as the weather gets warmer, kids become more active. June is an exciting month for kids. With summer vacation just around the corner, you may be scrambling for ways to keep your child entertained. But have no fear, Your Local Kids is here to tell you all about Fun Events for Kids this June across Long Island, in both Suffolk County and Nassau County.
Eisenhower Park Family Festival is back this June for a fun family weekend filled with games, rides, and foods from all over the world. We’re sure kids of all ages will love this annual event!
Where: Eisenhower Park, Field 2
Hempstead Tpke and Park Blvd
East Meadow, NY
When: Friday, 6/5: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday 6/6: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Sunday 6/7: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Friday, 6/12: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday, 6/13: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Sunday, 6/14: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Family Sundays at the Museum
Come enjoy a day of art and exploration with your kids. Every Sunday, the Nassau County Museum of Art hosts family tours followed by a fun art project. With new projects each week, you and your child will learn new skills while having fun together!
Where: Nassau County Museum of Art
1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
When: Every Sunday (except June 21st)
1:00pm – 4:00pm
The Long Island Children’s Museum features fun and exciting programs for kids all summer long! With Father’s just around the corner the Long Island Children’s Museum is hosting “Terrific Ties.” Bring your kids down to the museum and make dad something special from the heart.
Where: Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
When: Saturday 6/20: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
The Belmont Racetrack isn’t just for adults. Every weekend through July 19th Breakfast at Belmont is held in which families can gather for a delicious hearty breakfast while watching the thoroughbred morning training sessions! Belmont Racetrack also hosts Sunday afternoon Family Fun Days in their backyard picnic area.
Where: Belmont Park
2150 Hempstead Tpk
Elmont, NY 11003
When: Every weekend and holiday until 7/19 (except 6/6)
7:00am – 9:30am
The Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center is an awesome place for kids and adults of all ages. With over 75 air and spacecrafts in 8 different exhibits, the Air & Space Museum is enough to impress anyone. This June children in 3rd – 8th grade are invited to build their own bottle rocket and participate in a Rocket Contest! The child whose rocket stays in the air the longest will win the rocket trophy. Pre-registration is required for this event, so reserve your spot fast!
Where: Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center
Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530
Looking for a fun and educational activity to do with your kids? The Long Island Science Center is hosting Game Day! Come on down and for some science themed games that is sure to be a workout for your brain!
Where: Long Island Science Center
11 West Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
When: Saturday 6/6: 11:00am – 4:00pm
61st Annual Strawberry Festival
Bring the whole family out and taste the freshest berries you can find. There are tons of activities all weekend long that your kids will love. From rides and games to live music and arts and crafts, there’s something for everyone at Mattituck’s Strawberry Festival.
Where: 1175 Middle Rd
Mattituck, NY 11952
When: Thursday 6/18: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Friday 6/19: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday 6/20: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday 6/21: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Come enjoy Long Island’s wonderful nature at the 2015 Heckscher Outdoor Festival. Featuring games, rides, pony rides and other live animals, the Heckscher Outdoor Festival is a fun, family friendly way to educate your kids about the great outdoors that they’re sure to remember.
Where: Heckscher State Park
Heckscher Parkway Field 1
East Islip, NY 11730
When: Saturday 6/10: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Every Tuesday this month the Hampton’s library hosts a fun, creative event for parents to enjoy with their children. Play-a-palooza features exciting and educational toys and games suitable for children up to 4 years old. This popular program has limited availability, so be sure to contact the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton to register.
Where: Hampton Library in Bridgehampton
2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton NY 11932
When: Every Tuesday until 5/30: 10:00am – 11:00am
The last Friday of every month is Tween night at PlasterKraze, an arts and crafts studio that offers many different programs and classes for kids and adults. This month bring your kids, 11 and older, out for a night of music, dancing, snacks and crafts they’ll love! Registration is required so call early to reserve your spot.
1310 Middle Country Rd
Selden, NY 11784
When: Last Friday of every month
Call 631-689-5231 for times & registration
Be sure to check out Your Local Kids’ Long Island Family Guide, as well as the Family Event Calendar to see if there are any special events happening near you!
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