Museums Invite Muggles and Wizards to Potter Birthday Celebration

Muggles and wizards are invited to help celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday on July 31 at three Huntington museums. July 24-30 The Walt Whitman Birthplace will kick off the celebration, with a search for Quidditch brooms,  the Mirror of Erised, a chance to earn Walt Whit’s Read More …

Sea Glass Festival Returns July 23

The seaglass festival will return to Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum in July. Activities include glass flamworking demonstrations, appraisals of antique and vintage glass bottles, a contest to identify the best sea glass of the year, a history of sea glass, shopping with local artists Read More …

Narwhal Ball Set for Sunday

The Whaling Museum in Cold Spring Harbor will offer its Narwhal Ball on Sunday, offering a variety of activities to explore the icy world of narwhals and polar sea creatures. Activities include: Creating frosty crafts to take home Seeing a narwhal tusk and whale blubber Read More …

Whaling Museum Plans Book Club

The Whaling Museum & Education Center will host a new book club in partnership with local libraries. The partnership, Beyond the Book with The Whaling Museum will explore stories through connections with the museum’s historic collections. Adults are invited to read at home and then Read More …

Bedlam Street Bash to Recall Cold Spring Harbor History

The Whaling Museum and Education Center is planning a Bedlam Street Bash, to celebrate Cold Spring Harbor’s past. Food, drink, and other activities will form part of the event, scheduled for Dec. 1, harking back to the area’s whaling days in the 1850s when Main Read More …

Museum Offers ‘Whalers Wanted’ Session

The Whaling Museum invites families to its Whalers Wanted program, as part of its Black History Month celebration. The Feb. 19 program includes a harpoon made by blacksmith Lewis Temple, a former slave, and a presentation about life o a whaling ship for people of Read More …

‘Toothapalooza’ at the Whaling Museum

In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, kids are invited to the Whaling Museum on Feb. 23 to explore teeth large and small. Check out a real whale tooth cavity, see a narwhal tusk, enjoy a puppet show, and meet the Tooth Fairy. Carve Read More …

Schools on Weeklong Break, Banks, Offices Closed Monday

Government offices will be closed Monday for the federal and state holiday of Washington’s Birthday. Most banks and libraries are also closed Monday, while nearly all schools are closed for a week for winter break. LIRR trains will operate on a holiday schedule, with off-peak Read More …

Arts Roundup: From SeaFaire to Demon Night

Get out and enjoy the nice weather at all the area festivals. Then, if you’re up for it, see a triple threat of scary movies. What: SeaFaire Where: The Whaling Museum & Education Center When: Saturday, September 29th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm About: A Read More …

Shark Week Fun Kicks Off at Whaling Museum

You’ll find sharks all over TV starting Sunday night as Shark Week returns, but kids can start the fun in the morning with the Shark Super Senses program at the Whaling Museum in Cold Spring Harbor. The museum program will allow kids to touch a Read More …