Family Events This Weekend (November 5th & 6th)

Halloween may be over but that doesn’t mean the fun is! It’s the first weekend in November and Long Island is packed with entertaining things for you and your family to enjoy! 

Smith Haven Mall, 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
Saturday, November 5 | FREE | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Let the kids take the wheel at the annual ‘Touch a Truck’ event in the parking lot of the Smith Haven Mall. Children can get up close and personal to fire trucks, military vehicles, police and emergency vehicles, construction trucks, and more! Children and adults with special needs or sensitive hearing can attend the “Horn-Free Hour” from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. 

Penguin Pavilion, 431 East Main St., Riverhead
Saturday, November 5 | $50, plus admission | 3:30 pm
Ever dream of meeting a penguin? Now you and your family can! The Long Island Aquarium is offering a 45-minute interactive experience where you go behind the scenes and see how the experts take care of the animals. Photos are permitted! 

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, 581 West Jericho Tpke, Smithtown
Saturday, November 5 | $4 per adult and $3 for children | 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Enjoy creating colorful collages with the beautiful colors of the fall leaves. The team at the state park will help you and your children, step by step. There is a lot of cutting and tracing so only ages 7 and up!

Children’s Museum of the East End, 377 Bridgehampton/ Sag Harbor Tpke, Bridgehampton 
Sunday, November 6 | Free with museum admission | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Do your kids love legos but you hate cleaning them up? Join CMEE every Sunday for Lego Club! Your kids can enjoy creating master pieces and you don’t have to deal with the mess. They can knock them down and start again or keep their work-in-progress for when you decide to go again!

Brookside County Park, 59 Brook St., Sayville
Sunday, November 6 | Free | 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm
The Young Naturalists Club focuses on learning about nature. There will be outdoor activities like scavenger hunts, hiking, gardening, and much more! Indoor activities include, examining bird nests on display, special presentations, and bird watching. RSVPs are encouraged but not required.

All Weekend | 3-course prix-fixe for $27.95 
Normally, it may seem easier to stay in and cook dinner for your family – but not this weekend! Long Island Restaurant Week is back and restaurants are giving their customers an opportunity to eat their favorite foods, for less! So get out there and enjoy some inexpensive family dining options before the week is up!

Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place
All Weekend | FREE | 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Experience the latest in virtual reality and technology with this workshop at Barnes and Noble. You and your children will enjoy demonstrations in the tech world, meet some of the top leaders, and create DIY projects with a tech twist! You don’t want to miss out on this event!

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport 
All Weekend | $15 | Saturday at 11:00 am and Sunday at 10:30 am
Travel back in time and over the rainbow with Dorothy and her friends. Enjoy the adventure, friendly characters, and humor that L. Frank Baum brought to life back in 1939.

We hope you enjoy your weekend! If your child experiences any oral health problems or emergencies, please give our offices a call – we’re here for you and your child! Our practice has been providing excellent pediatric dentistry to children of Long Island for over 14 years.