Mini Golf, Dora the Explorer and a Carousel Ride - pick and choose from this weekend’s array of events.
FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK:
1. Origami Figures & Earrings
Where/When: Cupcake Corner Too!, Friday, August 12 from 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Why Go: Kids will have fun learning the art of origami - Japanese paper folding. They will make various shapes and figurines using pretty quality origami paper. Also included in this 2.5 hour class is a pizza lunch, with juice/water, fruit, and a mini cupcake.
2. Various events at the Long Island Children's Museum
Where/When: Long Island Children's Museum, Friday, August 12
Why Go: Check out the calendar for various events at the museum such as Feathered Family Fun at 1 pm, The Silly Dilly Band at 2 pm or Check It Out(side) also at 2 pm. The Children's museum is always a fun place for kids. A great place to get out of the heat.
Pricing: Feathered Family Fun $4 with museum admission ($3 LICM members); The Silly Dilly Band $4 with museum admission, $3 LICM members, $8 theater only; Check It Out(side) free with museum admission.
Where/When: Long Island Children’s Museum, Saturday, August 13, August 20, August 27, and Sunday, August 28 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m
Why Go: Dora, her best buddy Boots the Monkey, and the rest of their friends embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island.
Pricing: $12.00 ($10.00 for LICM members)
4. Carousel Ride
Where/When: Hempstead Lake State Park, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays in the spring, summer and fall from noon to 8 p.m.
Why Go: Stunning and entertaining, the carousel has 36 beautiful horses. The historic wooden merry-go-round is located at the north end of the park in West Hempstead.
Pricing: $2 for kids and adults
Where/When: Community Park, every day week of Sunday August 14 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Why Go: Play as many times as you can during the week of Aug. 14 to get your best score! Prizes will be awarded.
Pricing: Garden City residents: Children under 12 years old & seniors - $3.00; Residents 12 and over - $5.00; Non-Resident Children under 12 years old - $4.00; Non residents 12 and over - $6.00