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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013. Pictured, Sir Reginald Thwebes, in "The Reluctant Dragon."

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" festival offers kids and adults the opportunity to become puppet groupies when 13 different puppeteer companies visit throughout the summer at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City.

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"Puppets Take Long Island" Festival launches at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum and Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor.

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Sarah Frechette of Puppetkabobl with performances of "The Snowflake Man" which takes place during the "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and more locations.

Bonnie Duncan will perform
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Bonnie Duncan will perform "The Squirrel Stole My Underpants" during the "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and more locations.

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013. Pictured, French chef with wily lobster in Minneapolis-based Z Puppets Rosenschnoz ' "A La Carte: In a Fool's Kitchen."

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013. Pictured, Sir Reginald Thwebes, in "The Reluctant Dragon."

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013. Pictured, The Czech Republic intricate hand carved marionettes.

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013.

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013.

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013. Pictured: Punch and Judy performance of "Punch and Judy in the Kitchen."

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The "Puppets Take Long Island" Festival at the Garden City-based Long Island Children's Museum, Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor and other locations kicks off July 8, 2013.

Naughty and nice puppetry is on the agenda
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Naughty and nice puppetry is on the agenda when Leslie Carrara-Rudolph hosts the Puppet Slam -- Puppets After Dark at the Long Island Children's Museum on July 8, 2013. These short-form skits are for ages 18 and older.

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