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Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday on Long Island

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' 114th birthday on March 2,

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' 114th birthday on March 2, 2018. Photo Credit: Random House

March 2 is Dr. Seuss' 114th birthday. To celebrate, there are many events taking place throughout Long Island. Take a look:

Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat at John W. Engeman Theater (250 Main St., Northport). The beloved children's story comes to life when two bored children have their lives turned upside-down by a visit from a talking cat. The show takes place on Feb. 24 at 11 a.m.; Feb. 25 at 10:30 a.m.; March 3 at 11 a.m.; March 4 at 10:30 a.m. Price: $15.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss at Patchogue-Medford Library (54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue). On March 2 from 7-8:30 p.m, celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with crafts, cake and photos with the Cat in the Hat. Price: Free.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss at Maritime Explorium (101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson). On March 3 and 4 from 1-5 p.m., kids can make chocolate oobleks in honor of the famous author. Price: $5; children age 1 and younger are free.

Seussical The Musical at The Stage Theater in Merrick (2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick). Experience the musical by Lynn Ahrens and Steven Flaherty based on the characters and stories of Dr. Seuss on Saturdays at 2 p.m. starting March 3 through April 7. Price: $12.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at Oceanside Library (30 Davidson Ave., Oceanside). On March 5 from 1-3 p.m, children of all ages can enjoy an afternoon of arts and crafts, face-painting, balloons, movies and books by Dr. Seuss. Price: Free.

Little Fishies: One Fish, Two Fish Bash at The Whaling Museum and Education Center (301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor). On March 7 from 9-10 a.m., children ages 2-4 can celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with a special program including a reading of the book "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish." There will also be a scavenger hunt, snack and a "fishy" craft. Price: $12 for adult and child pair; $4 for sibling.

Preschool Storytime-Celebrate Dr. Seuss at Plainview-Old Bethpage Library (999 Old Country Rd., Plainview). Children ages 3-5 can listen to a Dr. Seuss story and create a simple craft on March 7 from 2-2:30 p.m. Price: Free.

Seussical Jr. at Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts (2 E. Main St., Smithtown). Watch the musical by Lynn Ahrens and Steven Flaherty based on the characters and stories of Dr. Seuss. Kids will perform for kids on Saturdays at 2 p.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m., beginning March 7 through April 29 (excludes March 18). Price: $15.

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