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Celebrating Easter, Entertaining and Teaching Kids, Events, News & More in April 18th's Newsletter!

Happy Easter! Here's to a great holiday weekend, Long Island!

 



This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
April 18th
, 2014
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With 20,000 square feet of fun games and activities, your kids are sure to have a blast at Active Kidz!

Come down for a game of 40-player battle laser tag, or hop around the inflatable fun zone. The four-level indoor playground is sure to get your kids moving, and the 20 and 30 foot rock walls are both great fun and great exercise!

Whether you want your child to have a birthday party to remember or just a great afternoon, Active Kidz is the place to go!

For more information,
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or call 516-621-6600.
Dear Long Islander,
We’re in the middle of Passover and a couple days from Easter. Despite a little frost earlier this week, we’re looking at some pretty spring-like weather for the weekend with temperatures near 60°. If you’re still getting ready for Easter Sunday, we’ve got plenty of great ideas to make your celebration a little more unique including special crafts, inventive ways to color your eggs, tasty Easter candy recipes, and more! Have a happy and safe holiday! 
Destination Science: The Fun Science Day Camp!
Have a Blast While Learning About Science This Summer!
Hey Kids!  Build a lunar rover. Rock out with the science of sound. Build and race an all-terrain robot. Taste astronaut food and so much more! Destination Science is The Fun Science Day Camp where kids ages 5-11 get to have “Aha!” moments of creativity and discovery while building and playing with unique take-home toys, astonishing gadgets, and fantastic gizmos. The children who engage in these once-in-a-lifetime activities at Destination Science summer camps aren't just having fun—they're learning science.  Our top notch, enthusiastic educators and leaders make STEM learning an adventure!
For More Information, please visit their website, or call 1-888-909-2822.
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Amazing Easter Eggs - Decorating Ideas You've Been Hunting For!
Try Something Different This Year with These Festive Egg Decorating Ideas!
Decorating Easter eggs is one of the most popular traditions of this Holiday and is enjoyed by children and adults, too! It’s a fun time to bond with the family and allows children to let their creative side show by making their eggs as unique as their little heart’s desire! Most know the basic way to dye eggs, by placing them into pretty pastel colors then maybe drawing on them afterwards or placing a few stickers on them, but there are a lot of other cool ways to decorate your Easter eggs that you may have never heard of. So, check out these one of a kind ideas to design your eggs a little bit differently this year!
Creative Ways to Celebrate Easter
Skip the Store and Make Your Own Tasty Easter Candy with these Recipes!
Easter Egg Hunts: Eggs-actly What the Kids Want!
Colorful & Fun Easter Crafts the Whole Family can Get Egg-cited About!
Hop To It: Themed Baskets that Even the Easter Bunny Will Envy
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4th Annual All Kids Fair: Come Down to the Melville Marriott!
Enjoy Family Fun and Activities from 10 AM to 4:30 PM on Sunday, April 27th!
Taking place at the Melville Marriott with free valet parking, the 4th Annual All Kids Fair is perfect for the whole family. Part activities and education expo, part health and wellness fair with 24 fun and interesting classes and 90+ diverse exhibitors on hand. There will be free face painting, food samples, child ID kits, cotton candy, health screenings and so much more. Meet QuackerJack of the Long Island Ducks and be entertained by a juggler from the Big Apple Circus! Learn about fabulous camps located all over Long Island. Meet with LI’s best health and wellness practitioners, schools, birthday party providers, tutoring and kid-related products. This year’s event is dedicated to the “Warriors” of Penelope’s Odyssey. We will also have a food drive to benefit The INN so bring non-perishable food or money donations to exchange for raffle tickets for excellent prizes!
For More Information,
please visit their website, or call 516-621-1446.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Eggstravaganza
Enjoy the Eggstravaganza at The Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center this Saturday! Create your own basket, visit some egg-laying friends and collect eggs to receive some great prizes. Sessions occur between 10:30 AM-3:30 PM with specific times for children of all ages. 

Port Jefferson Easter Parade & Egg Hunt
Celebrate Easter by heading to Port Jefferson's egg hunt and Easter parade this Sunday starting at 12 Noon. The parade will begin at Theatre Three on Main St. and will end at the Port Jeff Village Center down at the harbor. The egg hunt is for children ages 2-8, all will receive a treat to take home! 


Easter Dinner at the Fox Hollow
Celebrate Easter by dining in an elegant setting at the Inn at Fox Hollow this Sunday starting at Noon. Choose from a delicious a la carte style dinner in the Volpe Restaurant or a buffet style meal in the Fox Hollow catering area. Reservations must be made in advance and will be taken from 12 Noon-4:00 PM.


Spring Fun Run & 4 Mile Race
Head to the Long Beach Boardwalk on April 19th to help benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Enjoy a kid's fun run (for ages 14 and under) at 9 AM followed by the 4 mile race at 9:30 AM. Event will start and finish at The Allegria Hotel. Not interested in running/walking? Join us anyway to enjoy the boardwalk and get a t-shirt for just $20!


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