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

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

Harbes Farm Peach Festival
Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Who will be crowned Harbes Peach King and Queen? Find out during one of the free peach eating contests. Harbes Family Farm will be hosting two competitions daily in the central courtyard area. All ages are welcome to participate. You can also visit Harbes Barnyard Adventure for hours of family fun.

Where: Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Ave, Mattituck
Info: 631-298-0800 or

Mouse on the Move
Saturday, Aug. 24, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Two adventurous mice are ready to explore the world beyond their little mouse-hole. They decide to go to the moon because they believe it is made entirely of delicious, mouth-watering cheese. The pair learns to be resourceful, creative, and brave as they discover a beautiful garden, navigate uncharted waters, and travel through space in search of cheese. Created especially for young audience members, this multisensory and fantastically physical experience offers a wonderful introduction to the world of theater. Ongoing through Aug. 30.

Where: Long Island Children’s Museum,
11 Davis Ave., Garden City
Info: 516-224-5800 or

Free Park Day at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Sunday, Aug. 25

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. On Sunday, Aug.25, admission to Sagamore Hill will be free to the public.

Where: Sagamore Hill National Historic Site,
20 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay
Info: 516-922-4788 or

Kids Summer Circus Camp
Monday, Aug. 26 to Friday, Aug. 30, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sign up for a new kind of summer experience. Activities include flying trapeze, aerials (trapeze, lyra, silks and more), juggling, ground acrobatics, and circus comedy. Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each program ends with a show on Friday with all of our participants showcasing their skills in various disciplines. Don’t forget your camera! One week session begins Aug. 26 and goes through Aug. 30.

Where: Eisenhower Park, Merrick Ave, East Meadow
Info: 516-640 6995 or

Give Kids a Smile Free
Dental Screening
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine will provide free dental screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatment and oral health education to hundreds of underserved children at their annual Give Kids A Smile event.

Where: Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, South Dr, Stony Brook
Info: 631-632-8889 or 631-632-8967 or

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