10 Awesome Winter Break Activities

    ‘Tis the Season!

    Here is a list of suggested local activities to keep kids or adults entertained this holiday break:


    Photo credit Ward Melville Heritage Organization
    Photo credit Ward Melville Heritage Organization


    Last minute shopping? Try the Craft Fair at Ward Melville High School on Dec 21 from 10am until 4pm

    Wine and cheese and entertainment for the adults? Every Friday and Saturday at C’est Cheese (216B E Main St Port Jefferson NY 11777) features live music and every Tuesday is Trivia night at 7pm too.

    Need a little Christmas right this very minute?  Visit the Promenade of Trees in Stony Brook Village.  On display now through January 1, 2014

    Entertain the little ladies? Enchanting Princess Tea Party Thursday Dec 26th at 1pm. Ballet Long Island 1863 Pond Rd Ronkonkoma NY 11779.

    Kids full of energy? Have them spend some of that energy at Air Trampoline Sports Indoor Trampoline Park 1850 Lakeland ave Ronkonkoma NY 11779.

    Need some stress relief? Try out the drop-in meditation class “Transform your life, Transform your mind” at the Dipamkara Meditation Center 301D East Main St Port Jefferson NY 11777 Dec 29th at 10:30 am.

    In the mood for some free snacks? Whole Foods in Lake Grove Dec 26th between 12-2pm Tastings With Tricia and Dec 31st Store Wide Tastings from 530-7pm.

    Miss the beach already? Coney Island and Jones Beach, Empires By The Sea. Exploring the history of these two seaside playgrounds; artifacts include historic beachwear, amusement park artifacts, rare photographs, paintings, prints and archival film clips. Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages 1200 Rte. 25A  Stony Brook, NY 11790 Sun. Noon-5 p.m.; Thu. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Through Sun. Dec 29th.

    Whole Family Fun? A program that explores the astronomical meanings behind seasonal traditions including the star over Bethlehem at the Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium 180 Little Neck Rd. Centerport, NY 11721 Sun. 4 p.m.; Sat. 4 p.m.Through Thu. 1/30/2014

    Want to catch a great show, but the bank account is still recovering from all the holiday shopping?  No need to travel to Manhattan to see great quality family friendly theater!  Shrek the musical is playing now through January 5th, 2014  at the CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Hwy, Oakdale, NY    Tickets only  $18-$27

    Hope you enjoy the holiday season with your family and take some time out to enjoy all our area has to offer during this most wonderful time of the year.


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