Kids Korner: July 21-July 28, 2022 – TBR News Media | Candle Made Easy


Summer drop-in workshop

Visit the Heckscher Museum of Art, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington, every Thursday through August 18, including July 21 and July 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a summer drop-in workshop on creating Find fun artworks in a variety of materials inspired by artworks in the museum’s collection and displays. Each week’s project will be exciting and different. Programs take place both in the museum and in Heckscher Park. The fee is $10 per child, adults free, payable at the door and includes all art supplies and general admission to the museum. Call 380-3230. .

magic of love

do you like magic Join us for a special Magic of Amore family program on the library lawn on July 22 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Emma Clark Library, 120 Main St., Setauket. Art performance uses magic, illusion, comedy, music and lots of audience participation. Free and open to everyone. No registration necessary. bring a seat. Call 941-4080.


The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, is presenting a family program, Wildlife Diversity, on July 23 with presentations at 9:00 am and again at 10:30 am. Join biologist ranger Eric Powers as he introduces you to his animal ambassadors! Discover where in the world they come from, their special customizations and more. You might meet exotic animals like bugs, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals! You never know what animal will come out next. Tickets are $12 at

BNL Summer Sundays

As part of its Summer Sunday Series, Brookhaven National Laboratory will be at the Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook on July 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join BNL Scientists browsing the Atoms to Cosmos exhibit, a 75-year history of Brookhaven Lab discoveries. Participate in hands-on activities for all ages. Test your engineering and design skills, explore bubble chambers, discover the mysteries of light and explore other kid-friendly science experiments! Admission is free. Visit for the schedule.

museum together

Join a family program called Museum Together at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum on July 25 from 10am to 12pm. Spend time in the Hall of Fishes learning about the collections and the artist who created the exhibits. Then collaborate on a work of art. Tickets are $10 per person, children under 2 are free. To register, visit

Fun with fireflies

Sunken Meadow State Park, Sunken Meadow Parkway, Kings Park is hosting a Tiny Tots program titled Fun with Fireflies on July 28 from 10:30-11:30 am. Children aged 3 to 5 and their parents will be connected to nature through short walks and animal visitors and crafts. $4 per child. Pre-registration required by Call 269-4333.

Funky Town Playground

The Village of Port Jefferson launches its Children Shows series on the Jill Nees Russell Performance Stage at Harborfront Park, 101-A East Broadway, Port Jefferson with Funky Town Playground, an integrated educational, music, movement and yoga program for children. on July 28 at 6:30 p.m. Free. bring a seat. Visit

Healthy Tuesdays

Visit the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor on Tuesdays in July for Toothy Tuesday, a shark tooth digging workshop from 2pm to 4pm. Design and create a necklace or keychain featuring your fossil treasure. Admission + $10 attendee. Call 367-3418 for more information.



Heritage Park, 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Road, Mount Sinai launches its Movies in the Moonlight series with a screening of Disney’s Encanto on July 22 at 8:15 p.m. Presented by North Shore Youth Council and Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker. Bring seating, call 403-4846.

“How I Became a Pirate”

As part of the Huntington Arts Festival, Plaza Theatrical Productions will present the musical How I became a pirate at the Chapin Rainbow Stage at Heckscher Park, 2 Prime Ave., Huntington on July 26 at 7 p.m Sail away on a fantastic musical excursion when a gang of comical pirates land in North Beach looking for an experienced dredge to join their crew. Braid Beard and his buddies hire young Jeremy Jacob when they search for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Jeremy thinks adventures can be a lot of fun, but also learns that love and home are treasures that can’t be found on a map! The whole family will love this delightful and daring musical adventure. Free. bring a seat. Visit

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”

The Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown presents Disney’s The little mermaid from July 2nd to July 24th. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most popular stories and Disney’s classic animated film The little mermaid is a touchingly beautiful love story for eternity. Ariel, the youngest daughter of King Triton, wants to pursue the human prince Eric in the world of heights and negotiate with the evil sea witch Ursula to trade her tail for legs. But business isn’t what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends Flounder the Fish, Scuttle the Seagull and Sebastian the Crab to restore order under the sea. All seats are $25. To order, visit

‘Puss in Boots’

Join Theater Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson for a hilarious musical retelling of Puss in Boots, the story of a boy and his brilliant cat, July 8th to 30th. When Christopher inherits his father’s sly cat, he embarks on an adventure that takes him to King Vexmus’ palace and beyond, and learns that faith comes from within. $10 per person. To order, call 928-9100 or visit

‘Elephant & Piggie’s ‘We’re in a Play!’

The Smithtown Center for the Performing Art presents Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggies “We’re in Play! outdoors on the grounds of the Smithtown Historical Society. 239 E. Main St., Smithtown from July 9th to 29th. An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are bestus friends of all, but Gerald worries something could go wrong that would end their friendship. Piggie isn’t worried at all. She’s even happier and more excited than usual. That’s because she and Gerald are invited to a party thrown by the squirrels, three singing squirrels who love to have a good time. And so begins a day when anything is possible. Tickets are $18 per person. To order, visit

“Junie B. Jones the Musical”

Children’s theater continues at the John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport Junie B Jones The Musical from July 23rd to August 28th. Take a peek inside the blunt and lovable Junie B. Jones’ top-secret Personal Beeswax Journal! Based on the best-selling children’s book series, this upbeat musical follows brave Junie as she navigates the ups and downs of her first day in 1st grade. All seats are $20. To order, call 261-2900 or visit

‘Knuffle Bunny’

From August 5 to September 3, the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts presents Mo Willems’ Knuffle Bunny: A cautionary tale on the grounds of the Smithtown Historical Society, 239 E. Mian St., Smithtown. Trixie, her father and their favorite stuffed bunny make their way to the laundromat. The journey brings wonder, excitement and joy to the feisty toddler, until she realizes she left her Knuffle Bunny at the laundromat. Trixie does everything in her power to help her father understand the emergency, but her father doesn’t see the problem. Full of adventure, singing and dancing lingerie, it’s the perfect show for a family-friendly outing! Admission tickets are $1

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