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FEATURED EVENTS

Winter Solstice Night Hike at Quogue

Celebrate the first day of winter with an almost full moon hike! Join us for a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities under the light of the moon. Reservations required 24 hours prior, as space is limited. A program for adults and families with children over 11. $5.00 for members, $10.00 for non- members. Payment is required at time of reservation.
Dates: 
12/21/2018
5 pm – 6:30 pm
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Location:

3 Old Country Rd
Quogue, NY, 11959
United States

Phone:

631-653-4771

Long Island Nets 7 pm Home Game

Cheer on your Long Island Nets.
Dates: 
12/12/2018
01/02/2019
01/05/2019
7 pm
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Location:

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (NYCB LIVE)
1255 Hempstead Tpke
Uniondale, NY, 11553
United States

Phone:

(844) 546-3871

Long Island Nets 3 pm Home Game

Cheer on your Long Island Nets.
Dates: 
12/16/2018
01/21/2019
02/24/2019
3 pm
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Location:

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (NYCB LIVE)
1255 Hempstead Tpke
Uniondale, NY, 11553
United States

Phone:

(844) 546-3871

Frosty at Engeman Theater

Join Jenny and Frosty on their chilly adventures as they try to save the town of Chillsville from mean old Ethel Pierpot and her evil machine that will melt all the snow. Jenny calls on her Mom, the mayor, and all of you to help her save her home, get Frosty to the North Pole, and make this holiday season a Winter Wonderland for one and all!
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
12/22/2018
see website for details
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Location:

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street
Northport, NY, 11768
United States

Phone:

631-261-2900

HOLIDAY FESTIVAL AT COE HALL

Experience gorgeous Coe Hall decorated in holiday style and enjoy the holiday spirit! See Santa, children’s face painting, listen to the wonderful live music throughout the day by Jack Kohl (pianist), the Como Brothers and the House of the Red Hart singers. No reservations are necessary. For more information, email: jlavella@plantingfields.org or call 516-922-8688.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Organization:

Coe Hall - New York

Location:

1395 Planting Fields Road
Oyster Bay, NY, 11771
United States

Phone:

(516) 922-8678

BARNABY SAVES CHRISTMAS at Theatre Three- Broadway On Main Street New York

Wonderful holiday treat.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/22/2018
12/24/2018
Fridays Nov. 23 & Dec. 28 @ 11:00 am Saturdays Nov. 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 @ 11:00 am Monday, Dec. 24, @11:00 am Sensory Sensitive Performance: Sunday, Nov. 25 @ 11:00 am
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Location:

412 Main St
Port Jefferson, NY, 11777
United States

Phone:

(631) 928-9100

Elf at John W. Engeman Theater

Based on the beloved film, Elf the Musical tells the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner Elf.
Dates: 
12/12/2018
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
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Location:

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street
Northport, NY, 11768
United States

Phone:

631-261-2900

Winter Wonderland at Merrick Theatre

Join us for some Holiday fun!
Dates: 
12/16/2018
11 am - 3 pm
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Location:

2222 Hewlett Ave
Merrick, NY, 11566
United States

Phone:

516 868 6400

Snowmen Ice Candles at Connetquot River State Park Preserve

When were candles first used? Where does wax come from? Join us to discover the history of candles! Together we’ll create unique candles, using hot wax and ice, just before the holidays. There is an additional $2 charge per person fee for materials.
Dates: 
12/16/2018
1:30 PM - 03:00 PM
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Location:

3525 Sunrise Hwy
Oakdale, NY, 11769
United States

Phone:

(631) 581-1005

Full Moon Night Hike at Quogue

Celebrate the first full moon of the New Year with an evening hike through the forest up to North Pond as we look and listen for nocturnal creatures, and enjoy some night vision activities under the light of the moon. The walk will last approximately 1 1⁄2 hours. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance; payment required at time of reservation. A program for adults and families with children over 11. $5.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members.
Dates: 
01/21/2019
5 pm – 6:30 pm
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Location:

3 Old Country Rd
Quogue, NY, 11959
United States

Phone:

631-653-4771

THE GATEWAY PRESENTS BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Patchogue Theatre

Be Our Guest! This “tale as old as time” follows Belle, a book-smart and adventurous young woman and Beast, a formerly dashing young prince cursed by an enchantress. If the Beast cannot learn to love and be loved in return, he and his household including Lumiere, Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts, and Chip will be trapped forever under the spell. The Broadway smash hit showcases a merry, award-winning score with such favorites as “Beauty and the Beast,” “Gaston,” and “Be Our Guest.” This delightful family musical enchants and transforms hearts of all generations.
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
varies
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Location:

71 E Main St.
Patchogue, NY, 11772
United States

Phone:

631•207•1313

Sweetbriar Nature Center In Smithtown Presents Holiday Discovery Days Daily

Sweetbriar’s experienced educators help open up the wonders of the natural world for children, through hands-on activities, live animals, crafts, and much more. Themes Wednesday through Friday and New Year’s Day, Dino Day, Bird Brains, Sweetbriar’s Lost Kingdom and New Year’s Wildlife Party
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
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Location:

62 Eckernkamp Dr
Smithtown, NY, 11787
United States

Phone:

(631) 979-6344

Christmas at Westbury House

With decorated period rooms, Santa, cookies and cider, our holiday celebration is a must for the entire family
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
Times Vary- check website
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Location:

71 Old Westbury Rd
Westbury, NY, 11590
United States

Phone:

(516) 333-0048

Santa at Roosevelt Field

It's time for holiday photos with Santa! Eager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon(R) Santa Photo Experience at Roosevelt Field. Santa will be at the North Court. Save time, avoid the line! Now you can reserve your magical moment with Santa online at simonsanta.com.
Dates: 
12/12/2018
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
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Organization:

Roosevelt Field

Location:

630 Old Country Rd
Garden City, NY, 11530
United States

Phone:

(516) 742-8001

Suffolk County Girls Scouts present: Holiday Light Show

A Festive Family Tradition Since 2004- Long Island’s favorite drive-thru light show where all proceeds go to programs for girls and families across Suffolk County. Dates: November 29 - December 30, 2018 (Closed December 24 & 25) During Show Hours, Call (631) 852-1315
Dates: 
12/12/2018
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
Monday-Thursday, 5-9PM • Friday-Sunday, 5-10PM Extended Holiday Times: Dec. 17-20, 5-10PM • Dec. 21-23, 5-11PM
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Location:

Smith Point County Park
1 William Floyd Parkway
Shirley, NY, 11967
United States

Phone:

(631) 543-6622

Open House at Buckley Country Day School

Please join us for our upcoming Admissions Open House.
Dates: 
01/08/2019
03/12/2019
Sunday, Oct. 14 – 2pm Tuesday, Nov. 27 – 9am Tuesday, Jan. 8 – 9am Tuesday, March 12 – 9am
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Location:

2 I U Willets Rd
Roslyn, NY, 11576
United States

Phone:

516) 627-1910

MADAGASCAR at Merrick Theatre

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo, have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape with the help of some prodigious penguins to explore the world.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/22/2018
2 PM
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Location:

2222 Hewlett Ave
Merrick, NY, 11566
United States

Phone:

516 868 6400

Museum Adventures – Blacksmith at LIM

What is a Smithy? Visit our Samuel West Blacksmith Shop and find out. Learn all about the tools used by the blacksmith and the different roles he played in people’s everyday lives.
Dates: 
12/13/2018
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Location:

1200 NY-25A
Stony Brook, NY, 11790
United States

Phone:

(631) 751-0066 x212

Winter Break Diva Camp Dolly n me Tea!

Looking for something for your Diva to do during the winter break? Did she get a doll for the holidays?? Join us for Dolly & Me Day! Drop your Diva off to spend her day with her doll! Each diva & doll with recieve: Braided Hair style with glitter and colored sprays and hair accessory for your Diva’s favorite doll Dolly hair brush to keep Make up application Glitter Tattoo application Photo of your Diva and her Doll Lunch, beverages and dessert. Reservations are required, space is limited. Full deposit is required to reserve your Diva’s spot. Camp includes dress up lounge, dance parties, services, daily themes and crafts, snacks, lunch and more.
Dates: 
12/27/2018
10 AM – 1 PM
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Location:

65 Merrick Rd
Amityville, NY, 11701
United States

Phone:

(631) 608-4710

CHRISTMAS AT HICKS

Family traditions begin at Hicks Nurseries. Stroll through our free animated story featuring life-sized animatronic scenes. Admission is always free. Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Long Island Cares. Children can mail a letter to Santa in our special North Pole mailbox and get a response! Meet Santa in person at Hicks Nurseries November 23rd through December 22nd. Don’t forget to bring your camera! Our music on the weekends has become a family favorite. Enjoy the festive sounds of the brass band weekends during the holiday season. A warm cup of hot chocolate or cider while picking out your tree in a covered area will become a family tradition.
Dates: 
12/12/2018
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
all day
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Location:

100 Jericho Tpke
Westbury, NY, 11590
United States

Phone:

(516) 334-0066

Winter Break Diva Camp- Unicorn Day! @ Darlings and Divas- Amityville

Does your Diva love Unicorns? Drop them for a day of Unicorn fun! Drop your diva off on Friday, December 28th from 10am - 1pm, rainbow glitter braids with light make up, unicorn craft, rainbow bagels, and dessert! Camp is $45 per day. Reservations are required, space is limited. Full deposit is required to reserve your Diva’s spot. Call 631-608-4710 to reserve tickets or purchase online at eventbrite.com. Our camp is full of fun and exciting daily activities! Camp always includes dress up lounge, dance parties, services, daily themes and crafts, snacks, lunch and more. Wanna stock up on your unicorn items? Make sure to check out our divalicious boutique filled with unicorn slippers, melting unicorn, pens, socks and so much more!
Dates: 
12/28/2018
10 am - 1 pm
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Location:

65 Merrick Rd
Amityville, NY, 11701
United States

Phone:

(631) 608-4710

Light the Night Winter Trail Walk at Quogue

Join us for this magical winter evening walk taking place for the 5th year! Arrive to the Refuge between 5:00 pm & 6:00 pm for a self-guided peaceful stroll through the gently lit forest trails. After or before your walk, warm up in the Nature Center near the cozy fireplace with some hot cocoa & cookies. A program for adults and families. $10.00 fee, $5.00 for kids 12 and under. Check in will be inside the Nature Center. Reservations preferred, walk- ins welcome.
Dates: 
01/19/2019
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Location:

3 Old Country Rd
Quogue, NY, 11959
United States

Phone:

631-653-4771