Kids Corner: Early July Events

School’s out and the kids are home. Need some inspiration on what to do? Check out our latest listings of events to come.

KIDS WORKSHOPS AND SUMMER CAMPS

What: Tow Truck Workshop
Where: Home Depot, Huntington
When: Saturday July 6th
Cost: Free Event
About: Together you and your child can build a custom toy tow truck with an operational boom to rescue model vehicles from ditches and embankments, move disabled vehicles or simply put the model on display.
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What: Red White and Blue Week
Where: The Whaling Museum & Education Center
When: July 1st-7th (daily)
Cost: Free with museum admission
About: “Did you know Long Island’s early whalers were proud patriots? In honor of Independence Day, kids can enjoy creating patriotic crafts all week at our self-serve stations. (Closed July 4)”
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What: Wacky Water Wednesdays
Where: Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery
When: Wednesday during July & August 11am-2pm
Cost: Free with admission
About: Sprinklers, bubbles, lawn games, activities
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What: Multisport Fun Camp
Where: NorthSport Athletic Facility, Northport
When: July 1st-3rd, 9am to 3pm
Cost: Full week registration $275, Single day registration online $65, single day registration walk-in $70.
About: Fun and games all day! Dodgeball, soccer, hockey, football, basketball, lacrosse, kickball, capture the flag and much more.
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What: Summer Art Adventure, Session 1: “Fantastical Art Beasts”
Where: Art League of Long Island
When: July 8th-12th
Cost: Ages 5-6 $240, Ages 7-10 $470, Ages 11-14 $925
About: Paint, sculpt, and illustrate a world of mythological animals, people and mystical places. Imagine what fantastical beasts lie beyond that door in the tree trunk. What does your world look like? Study the dragon installation at Caerphilly Castle, Wales, and California artist, Devin Elle Kurtz’s digital paintings of magical animals. Dress for a “Unicorn” party on July 10th.
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What: Weekly Storytime
Where: East Northport Barnes & Noble
When: Every Friday at 10:30am
Cost: Free Event
About: Explore new adventures through reading each week at this group event.
Visit the Barnes & Noble children’s department to listen to engaging stories, participate in a fun craft and make new friends.
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What: Adventure Camp
Where: Dix Hills Park Grounds
When: Session 1, July 1 – July 19 (no camp July 4)…Act. #222701-0, Mon-Fri 8:15am-3:45pm
Cost: Session 1 (3 weeks) (3 weeks) $652.50 w/Recreation ID card, $855 w/o Recreation ID card.
About: Grades 1-8 (as of September 2019) A full-day camp program on the beautiful Dix Hills Park grounds. The
program includes a variety of activities, such as swim instruction, recreational swim, ice skating, arts and crafts, sports, group games. Limited enrollment. Medical forms are required and must be submitted one
month prior to session.
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What: Passport to the Past Summer Camp Program
Where: Huntington Historical Society
When: Session 1, July 8th-July 19th
Cost: $300 for members/$400 non-members
About: Looking for a unique, non-competitive summer camp for your children ages 7 to 12 where they can experience history hands-on? The Huntington Historical Society offers its camp, Passport to the Past, each summer to bring history to life.
Campers will be able to wear colonial costumes, play original colonial games, tour historical sites, handle various historical artifacts that typically are viewed only behind glass displays in museums, and enjoy hands-on colonial-era activities
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What: Enter to Win a Free Trip on a Fishing Boat
Where: Huntington Town dock off municipal lot 95 New York Ave.
When: Enter online by Monday, July 8th
About: Hosted by Suffolk County Senior Citizens Fishing Club, Imperial Sportsman’s Club of Long ISland, and Captain James Scheider, Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and the Town of Huntington invite residents ages 9-13 to enter a lottery drawing to win a free trip on a fishing boat for 30 lucky kids.
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What: Children’s Creative Workshops, Marine Habitats & Repurposed Plastic Bottle Art
Where: Vanderbuilt Museum, Carriage House Learning Center
When: July 8th, 10am-12pm
Cost: Fee $20/$18 Members
For More Information: 631-854-5539

What: Summer Workshop For Kids, Drop-In Art for Ages 5-10
Where: The Heckscher Museum of Art
When: July 12th, 10:30am-11:30am
Cost: $5per child, accompanying adult fee
About: Each day, children will either paint at an inspiring location in Heckscher Park (weather permitting) or draw, collage, or sculpt in the galleries. Participants will be encouraged to look carefully at the world around them while experimenting with new and exciting materials and techniques! Parent/caretakers are welcome, but not required.
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