The Island Today: The top events for kids for the coming week

The Island Today: The top events for kids for the coming week

Cookie Mouse Visits Manhasset

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
If you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll come to Manhasset for a special story time! Kids can meet Cookie Mouse and find out how a single demand can snowball into a long list of exhausting needs (plus a lot of silly fun). Don’t forget to bring a camera so you can take your picture with Cookie Mouse.
Where: Barnes and Noble, 1542 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
Info: 516-365-6723 or

Letter to My Hero

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2-4 p.m.
Commemorate all the brave men and women who serve our country on a daily basis. Veteran’s Day was once called Armistice Day, when all countries signed the armistice that signaled the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1918. Kids can honor our heroes by sending special letters of thanks.
Where: Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City
Info: 516-224-5800 or

For Fans of “Wonder”

Saturday, Nov. 11, 3-5 p.m.
At this pre-celebration of the Nov. 17th release of the movie “Wonder,” based on the acclaimed novel of the same name and starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay, children ages 7 and up are encouraged to share a personal story of kindness and discuss this heartwarming story about a boy with facial differences who attends a mainstream school for the first time.
Where: Turn of the Corkscrew Books and Wine, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre
Info: 516-764-6000 or

Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream

Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 26 at various times
Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all.
Where: NYCB Live, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale
Info & Tickets: 516-231-4848 or 800-745-3000 or

Corn Husk Figures for Teens/Tweens and Harbor Nights: Corn Husk Dolls 

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 4-5 p.m., and Thursday, Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Kids ages 10 and up can discover the origins of the Native American folk tale of the corn husk doll at these creative workshops where they will make their own corn husk figurines to decorate Thanksgiving tables. $12 for Nov. 15 event; $15 ($20 at the door) for Nov. 16 event. Materials and instructions provided.
Where: The Whaling Museum and Education Center, 279 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor
Info: 631-367-3418 •

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