Weekend Plans {October 18/19, 2014}

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I can't believe I am already putting together another Weekend Plans post - I feel like I just did this for last week! This week has been so busy - we took a family trip to Washington D.C. last weekend (posts coming soon on this) and because of the Columbus Day holiday, this was a short week for school (even though it felt super long). This weekend, I am going on a girls weekend to NYC - and time is FLYING! Can it slow down please? There are so many things to do on Long Island this weekend and … [Read more...]

FREE: Health and Wellness Fair at Smith Haven Mall {October 19, 2014}


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Weekend Plans {October 11/12, 2014}

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Happy Friday! Most of us have a long weekend with Columbus Day on Monday (or at least the kids do). The weather for Saturday looks sort of lousy but the rest of the weekend looks okay. If you aren't sure what your plans are, check the list below of 17 things to do this weekend with your family.  Get those outdoor fall festivals in while you can, before you know it, we'll be sitting here in the snow! If you're planning for Halloween, don't forget to check our page of Halloween ideas … [Read more...]

Weekend Plans {October 4/5, 2014}

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It's the weekend, so we're talking Weekend Plans, the weekly post talking about all the fun evens going on around Long Island this weekend!  As always, If you are working on or know of an upcoming event that should be featured in Weekend Plans, shoot me a quick e-mail with all the details.   To all our Jewish friends, I hope you have an easy fast. If you're not fasting, pick something from the list below and enjoy! It's Apple season at the Amityville Apple Fest … [Read more...]

Weekend Plans: Long Island Events {Sept 27/28, 2014}

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Weekend Plans, the weekly post talking about all the fun Long Island events going on this weekend is back! You may have noticed some changes on the blog - get ready for some more! The weekend roundups will be posted on Thursday nights, and if you subscribe to our blog, you'll receive them by e-mail on Friday mornings, with more than enough time to plan your weekends. Click through any of the links for more information about each event. If you are working on or know of an upcoming event that … [Read more...]

Family Event: AAA’s Block Party {September 27, 2014}

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Who says AAA is only for when you are stuck? Did you know that AAA's headquarters are right here on Long Island in Garden City? You definitely learned a new fact today, for sure.   AAA will be holding a free family fun day on Saturday, September 27 from noon to 4pm in Garden City (1415 Kellum Place, Garden City). Bring the kids and some friends and enjoy fun activities, giveaways and more all afternoon. Event highlights include: Bouncy houses sponsored by SeaWorld Face … [Read more...]

My Little Pony – FREE Movie For Kids {September 28, 2014}


As the weather starts to get a little cooler, we always welcome going to see movies, but it's so expensive for a whole family to go!! Spending a Sunday afternoon at the movies is fun, but wouldn't it be better if it was a free movie for kids? As part of their Cinema for Kids program, the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue, Huntington) will be showing My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks on Sunday, September 28 at noon. This is an all-new big screen movie in the My Little Pony … [Read more...]

Buckley Country Day School Fall Fair {September 26-28, 2014}

Buckley Country Day School (2 IU Willets Road, Roslyn) is excited to host the 41st Annual Fall Fair on September 26-28, 2014! Come celebrate with the entire Buckley family! For all of the latest updates on the Fall Fair, check out the event's Facebook page. … [Read more...]

Garden of Eve Farm: Long Island Garlic Festival {September 21 & 22, 2014}

Garden of Eve - Long Island Garlic Festival 2014

Garden of Eve Farm invites you to enjoy the stinkiest weekend of the year with your entire family, complete with family fun at the 10th Annual Long Island Garlic Festival. This year's festival will feature lots of garlic inspired foods, Long Island wine, local and organic agriculture, a craft marketplace, farm tours and family activities more. Of course there will be tons of garlic for you to buy for eating or planting. Every year, Garden of Eve grows over a ton (literally!) of the best … [Read more...]

Meet Arthur the Aardvark {September 13, 2014}

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Visit Westfield South Shore Mall (1701 Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore) and meet Arthur the Aardvark from PBS Kids! Professional photos will be taken and there are crafts and activities for all of the kids, plus a giveaway at the end of the event! Arthur will be holding 30 minute meet and greet sessions at 11am, noon and 1pm. … [Read more...]