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Weekend family fun on Long Island: Boat parade, Thanksgiving activities and more

The Patchogue Boat Parade will be on Sunday,

The Patchogue Boat Parade will be on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. Credit: KELLEEN GUYER

Looking for things to do with the kids this weekend? From performaces and parades, to Thanksgiving activites and more, there's much to do on Long Island. Here are my top five picks for family-friendly activities this weekend:

Thanksgiving Family Fun at Suffolk County Farm and Education Center (350 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank) on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kids can enjoy crafts, farm animals, wagon rides and more. Appropriate for children ages 5 and up. Price: $12 for one parent and one child

Make Animal Tracks at Maritime Explorium (101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson) on Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24 from 1 to 5 p.m. Kids will learn about all of the different prints animals make as they gather food for the winter, then make their own prints. Price: $5

Mooseltoe at Gateway Playhouse (215 South Country Rd., Bellport) on Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Families can enjoy a live performance of this holiday tale about a moose and his dream. Price: $12-$25

Native American Day at Huntington Historical Society Museum (209 Main St., Huntington) on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. Kids can explore Native American culture through crafts, games, songs and more. Appropriate for children ages 7 to 12. Price: $20

Patchogue Boat Parade on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. Families can see a parade of boats decorated for the holidays. Public viewing areas include the Davis Park Ferry Terminal (Brightwater Street) and the Fire Island National Seashore Watch Hill Ferry Terminal (West Avenue). Price: Free

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