Looking for things to do with the kids this weekend? From a classic Disney performance and a pirate musical to learning about U.S. presidents, pinatas and more, there's much to do on Long Island. Here are my top five picks for fun, family friendly activities this weekend:
2. Disney's "The Aristocats" at BroadHollow's BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main St., East Islip. On Saturday at 2 p.m., enjoy this live performance about a family of Parisian cats who try to make it back home after being kidnapped by a jealous butler because they inherited a fortune. Price: $12, $10 if purchased in advance.
3. Community Gallery: Every Child Matters and Presidents Helping Children at the Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City. Daily through Nov. 16, kids and adults alike will enjoy a photographic anthology of children from different countries of the world, along with a display of fact filled posters exploring the contributions that 11 U.S. presidents have made to the advancement of child well-being. Price: Free with museum admission ($11).
4. Fiesta Time at Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton. Learn how to make paper bag pinatas and Mexican paper flowers at 2 p.m. on Sunday. This free event also features stories about the people and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world from David Gonzalez.
5. Ocean Science Sunday: Bones at the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor. Children ages 5 to 12 can examine whale and other mystery animal bones for clues at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Price: $6, $5 children.