Long Island Kids' Activities February 2 & 3: SOUPer Bowl, Be My Valentine Cupcakes, We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Things to Do for Kids and Families on Long Island the Weekend of February 2 and 3

This weekend, sample some tasty soups made by restaurants in Port Washington at United Methodist Church of Port Washington's SOUPer Bowl.  Don't forget to vote for your favorite soup!  Ever wonder how professional bakers make those fancy cupcakes?  Attend the Be My Valentine Cupcake workshop at the Gold Cost Public Library, where baker Candice Comentale shows you how to use rolled fondant and butter cream icing.  At Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, Michael Rosen's book We're Going on a Bear Hunt comes to the stage with catchy songs, interactive scenes, and plenty of hands-on adventure.  Also on tap: A screening of the National Audubon Society's Cardinals Up Close at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, Groundhog Day activities at the Maritime Explorium, a Teen Zone Party at the Manhasset Public Library, and camp registration at the Science Museum of Long Island.  As always, please check out our events calendar every day for fun activities for the family!

Saturday

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
Glen Cove
February 2, 11 am and 2 pm
All ages
Free with admission
516-571-8010
Get to know the colorful Cardinal bird in this film.
 
United Methodist Church of Port Washington
Port Washington
February 2, 12 pm - 3 pm
All ages
Adults $7; children under 12, $3
516-883-6566
Port Washington restaurants compete to win the title of SOUPer BOWL Champ. Buy a spoon and sample 2-ounce portions of every soup, then vote for your favorite. Awards will be presented to the restaurant with the best soup.
 
Manhasset Public Library
Manhasset
February 2, 2 pm - 4 pm
Ages: Teens
Free
516-627-2300
Grand opening party in the Teen Zone on the 3rd floor.
 
Gold Cost Public Library
Glen Head
February 2, 3 pm - 5 pm
Ages: Grades 6-12
Free
516-759-8300
Baker Candice Comentale shows you the techniques professional bakers use to create fancy cupcakes using rolled fondant and butter cream icing. Reservations required.
 
Sunday
 
Science Museum of Long Island
Plandome
February 3, 9 am - 12 pm
Ages: Adults
Free admission
516-627-9400
Camp registration opens to old and new members. Meet the staff and have your questions answered. Receive a discount at registration and guarantee a spot for your child (Long Island Raiders excluded). Raiders-Only Early Bird Registration, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM. Summer Camp Kickoff, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
 
Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Greenvale
February 3, 11 am and 1 pm
Ages: 3 and up
$14, $22
516-299-3100
Michael Rosen's award winning book We're Going on a Bear Hunt comes alive with catchy songs, interactive scenes, and plenty of hands on adventure, plus a few special surprises!
 
Maritime Explorium
Port Jefferson
February 3, 1 pm - 5 pm
All ages
Free with admission
631-331-3277
Construct your own shadow puppets and make them dance!
 
Parrish Art Museum
Water Mill
February 3, 2 pm
All ages
Free with admission
631-283-2118
Tour the gallery and view works of art. In the studio, create projects inspired by the art. Tour will be bilingual (English/Spanish).

 

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