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Family-friendly performances in June on Long Island

Kidz Bop Live is coming to The Space

Kidz Bop Live is coming to The Space at Westbury on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 5 p.m. Credit: Kidz Bop

Children love watching their favorite characters come to life on stage, and there's no shortage of theatrical events on Long Island. Since many of the shows require some forethought, here's a sampling of family-friendly shows throughout June to help you plan a fun-filled day.

"Rapunzel" at Take-One Performing Arts Academy (1021 Portion Rd., Farmingville) on Saturdays in June at 1 p.m. and Sunday, June 15 and 22 at 1 p.m. A re-enactment of the classic fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm. Price: $10.

"Seussical Jr." at the Smithtown Center for Performing Arts (2 E. Main St., Smithtown) on Sunday, June 1 at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 7 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, June 8 at 11 a.m. Families can watch a youth performance based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Price: $15.

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" at John W. Engeman Theater (250 Main St., Northport) on Saturdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. through July 13. This funny musical follows Alexander during his very bad day: He wakes up with gum in his hair, his best friend abandons him on the playground and his mom forgets to pack dessert in his lunchbox. Price: $15.

"Tilly the Trickster" at CM Performing Arts Center (931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale) on Saturday, June 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. Adapted from the book by Molly Shannon, this children's musical is about a mischievous girl who loves nothing more that causing trouble. Price: $12.

"Kidz Bop Live" at The Space at Westbury (250 Post Ave., Westbury) on Saturday, June 28 at 5 p.m. Kidz Bop, the popular music brand for children ages 5-12, will perform live; doors open at 4 p.m. Price: $20 advance, $25 day of show.

"Peter Pan The Musical" at Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts (2 E. Main St., Smithtown) on Saturday, June 28 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, June 29 at 3 p.m. Follow a mischievous boy who can fly and spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of Neverland. Price: $30 adults, $20 children.

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