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Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday on Long Island

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' 113th birthday on March 2,

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' 113th birthday on March 2, 2017. Photo Credit: Random House

March 2 is Dr. Seuss' 113th birthday. To celebrate, there are many events happening this week throughout Long Island. Take a look:

One Fish, Two Fish Bash at The Whaling Museum and Education Center (301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor). On March 2 from 10-11 a.m. celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a special program based on the popular book "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish." There will be a fish-themed craft, plus Goldfish to snack on. Price: $5 craft fee plus admission, $6 adult, $5 child.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! at the Maritime Explorium (101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson). Kids can read a Dr. Seuss book and obvserve chemical interactions as they create their own 'Oobleck' on March 4 and 5 from 1-5 p.m. Price: $5.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss: Read Across America at the Riverhead Library (330 Court St., Riverhead). Throughout the day on March 2 children can read a book at the library and win a prize. Kids can also have their photo taken with a Dr. Seuss character. Price: Free
 
Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at the Oceanside Library (30 Davison Ave., Oceanside). Kids of all ages can have fun doing arts and crafts, and balloon-making on March 5 from 1-3 p.m.  There will also be many Dr. Seuss books and movies throughout the day. Price: Free.
 
Dr. Seuss Gets Ready for Kindergarten at Plainedge Public Library (1060 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa). On March 4 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., preschool-aged children and their parents can celebrate Dr. Seuss with stories, crafts, teacher-led activities and a cupcake-decorating station. Price: Free.

Read Across America at the Long Island Children's Museum (11 Davis Ave., Garden City). Pete the Cat from the popular book series stops by the Children's Museum on March 4 from 2-4 p.m. Listen to a book-reading at 2 p.m. and then create your own Pete the Cat hat to wear. Price: $13, free children ages 1 and younger.

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