Kids Corner: August Events And Activities

School’s out and the kids are home. Need some inspiration on what to do? Bring the whole family to an outdoor movie, learn safety swimming, enjoy live music and get creative with arts and crafts. Check out our latest listings of events that are coming up through August.

 

What: Children’s Creative Workshops: Ancient Egypt & Musical Rattle
Where: Vanderbilt Museum, Carriage House/Learning Center
When: Monday, August 12th
Cost: $20/$18 Members
About: The Museum offers fun summer workshops for children in grades K-3.
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What: Children’s Creative Workshops: Vanderbilt Cup & Race Car
Where: Vanderbilt Museum, Carriage House/Learning Center
When: Tuesday, August 13th
Cost: $20/$18 Members
About: The Museum offers fun summer workshops for children in grades K-3.
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What: Swim Lessons
Where: Huntington YMCA
When: Through August
About: Updated swim lesson program focusing more on keeping kids safe in and around the water with an emphasis on true progression of swimming.
Cost: Contact YMCA
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What: Northport Harbor Family Nights
Where: Main Street, Northport Village Park
When: Tuesday, August 13th, 6:30pm
Cost: Free
About: Enjoy two jam-packed evenings of live music, sidewalk sales, and family fun, including scavenger hunts and contests.
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What: Town of Huntington Summer Movie Series- Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Where: Peter A. Nelson Park, Oakwood Rd, Huntington
When: Monday, August 19th, Rain Date August 21st
Cost: Free
About: For all ages. The Town of Huntington will present four Movies on the Lawn this summer. Bring lawn chairs in case drive-in lots fill early
For More Information If you have any questions or concerns about the weather, call 631-351-3112

What: Diversity of Life & Habitat Wheel
Where: Vanderbuilt Museum, Carriage House/Learning Center
When: Wednesday, August 14th
Cost: $20/$18 Members
About: The Museum offers fun summer workshops for children in grades K-3.
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What: Second Annual Kids Day Camp for Children Ages 6-12
Where: Kadampa Kids Day Camp, 282 New York Ave, Huntington
When: Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd
Cost: Kadampa Kid $150, discounted prices for multiple kids, willing to work with families who might require some financial assistance.
About: A daily program that will teach children how to meditate and practical life lessons such as remembering the kindness of others, the value of helping others, what it means to be a protector to the protector-less, how to cherish our precious Dharma Center and our backyard garden, as well as giving campers an introduction to some traditional Buddhist ritual practices. Snacks will be provided, but campers should bring their own lunch.
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What: Travel Day Camp for 4th Graders and Up with Limited Capacity
Where: Manor Farm, Huntington
When: Monday, August 26th – Friday, August 30th, 9 am – 4 pm
Cost: $350/person
About: Travel to the hidden, natural treasures of Long Island to explore and discover geocaches. Using our GPS units, become a part of the world wide high-tech scavenger hunt known as geo-caching.
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What: Kids Craft Day: Make Your Own Canvas Bag

Where: The Walt Whitman Birthplace
When: Monday, August 26th, 10-11:30am session or 2-3:30pm session
Cost: $10/child, chaperones free
About: Kids can design their very own custom canvas bag with markers, paint, jewels, stamps, fringe, and much more. Afterwards, children will take a tour of The Walt Whitman Birthplace historic home.
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