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Spring has sprung, and it's time to enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather. From riding bikes on the boardwalk to planting flowers in your garden, we want to see how you're taking advantage of the weather this season.

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Jones beach with my granddaughter.. loving the day
Reader Photo Credit: Genevieve smith

Jones beach with my granddaughter.. loving the day

Abigail graduating from Pumpkin Patch Preschool in Commack
Reader Photo Credit: Meg Blasi, East Northport, NY

Abigail graduating from Pumpkin Patch Preschool in Commack

First day of summer
Reader Photo Credit: Deirdre, nesconset

First day of summer

Reader Photo Credit: Steve Evans, Center Moriches

"Schools Out, Time for Summer" Summer time is pool time at the Evans house. Our kids, London and Weston, enjoying the sun on their pool floats.

Reader Photo Credit: Steve Evans, Center Moriches

"Schools Out, Time for Summer" Summer time is pool time at the Evans house. Our son, Weston, enjoying the sun on his pizza float.

Reader Photo Credit: Steve Evans, Center Moriches

"Schools Out, Time for Summer" Summer time is pool time at the Evans house. Our daughter, London, enjoying the sun on her root beer float.

My 4year old , granddaughter. Mia Brandow from
Reader Photo Credit: Karen Brandow. Plainview ny

My 4year old , granddaughter. Mia Brandow from plainview ny. At sagamore hill park on June 15 2017

Bikes For Kids In America 4th annual fundraiser
Reader Photo Credit: Enrico DeLuca / Craig Cory Huntington Station, N

Bikes For Kids In America 4th annual fundraiser charity event

Cooper practicing his dunking skills in the pool.
Reader Photo Credit: Lucas montalto, Babylon, NY

Cooper practicing his dunking skills in the pool. June 14,2017, west islip, ny.

Samantha Cappo finally enjoying Spring at Tobay Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Her Dad Paul Cappo

Samantha Cappo finally enjoying Spring at Tobay Beach

Ainsley Lane picking strawberries!
Reader Photo Credit: Samantha Vigliotta, Patchogue

Ainsley Lane picking strawberries!

Logan Walsh (9 years old) pitching at Baseball
Reader Photo Credit: William Walsh (Grandpa)

Logan Walsh (9 years old) pitching at Baseball Heaven.

Nathan lifeguarding at Nickerson Beach June 15th 2017.
Reader Photo Credit: Amanda DiMuzio, Baldwin

Nathan lifeguarding at Nickerson Beach June 15th 2017.

Loving our cotton candy and watching the METS!
Reader Photo Credit: Michael Mosscrop - Saint James,

Loving our cotton candy and watching the METS!

Cousins Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River,
Reader Photo Credit: Elyssa Hopkins (Logan's mom)

Cousins Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, and Savannah St. John, age 5 from Sayville, are feeling bubbly at Bubblepalooza on June 10, 2017. Photo submitted with permission from Savannah's mother.

Mermaid Day At Yaphank Lake
Reader Photo Credit: Danielle Weisner Shirley NY

Mermaid Day At Yaphank Lake

Jack Broderick, 5, hanging out at Cedar Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Debbie Broderick Farmingdale

Jack Broderick, 5, hanging out at Cedar Beach

This is Chloe- bursting with excitement for her
Reader Photo Credit: Karen Muth - Glen Cove

This is Chloe- bursting with excitement for her Kindergarten graduation

Emma Rose in Verona Park enjoying the beautiful
Reader Photo Credit: Zuly Riker, West New York

Emma Rose in Verona Park enjoying the beautiful weather over the weekend !

Timmy Broderick, 7, Hanging out at Cedar Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Debbie Broderick Farmingdale

Timmy Broderick, 7, Hanging out at Cedar Beach

Nico 3 and Marco 2 enjoying a day
Reader Photo Credit: Ashley DeCrescenzo

Nico 3 and Marco 2 enjoying a day at the beach

Julie Schoell, 2 years old. Admiring a classic
Reader Photo Credit: Dave Rokos Grandfather

Julie Schoell, 2 years old. Admiring a classic '57 Chevy.

This how we surf. In a heated pool!!

This how we surf. In a heated pool!!

Sunset with the girls
Reader Photo Credit: Shawn Curry.

Sunset with the girls

Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, leaps
Reader Photo Credit: Elyssa Hopkins (Logan's mom)

Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, leaps like a frog across the lily pad obstacle on the course of Bubblepalooza in Calverton on June 10, 2017. He sunk those mats like a bullfrog would sink lily pads!

Gia Sanders, 4 jumps into her cousin's pool
Reader Photo Credit: Andrea Zaslofsky, Levittown

Gia Sanders, 4 jumps into her cousin's pool to keep cool from the heat Monday June 12th

Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, is
Reader Photo Credit: Elyssa Hopkins (Logan's mom)

Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, is ready to race at Bubblepalooza in Calverton on June 10, 2017. The 5k race and obstacle course was made even more "colorful" by the multicolored race participants!

Nine month old Isabella Ring getting ready for
Reader Photo Credit: Blaire Ring, E. Patchogue NY

Nine month old Isabella Ring getting ready for her first Independence Day.

Rocco, last weekend, at Brookhaven fair.
Reader Photo Credit: Jared Caspe, Nesconset

Rocco, last weekend, at Brookhaven fair.

Abagayle Greco. Sunset dance in East Hampton
Reader Photo Credit: Shawn Curry.

Abagayle Greco. Sunset dance in East Hampton

Hunter Thomas placed American Flags on the Graves
Reader Photo Credit: Amy Thomas, Bellport

Hunter Thomas placed American Flags on the Graves of the departed Members of South Country Ambulance.

Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, studies
Reader Photo Credit: Elyssa Hopkins (Logan's mom)

Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, studies a flower in a field of wild flowers in the Blue Point Nature Preserve on May 27, 2017. Logan loves to observe plants and animals, and this is a great place for him to do so!

Jones Beach Airshow 2017 view from the ocean
Reader Photo Credit: Peggy Hoffman

Jones Beach Airshow 2017 view from the ocean

Joe and Chris Piropato putting up the flag
Reader Photo Credit: Sue Pace West Islip

Joe and Chris Piropato putting up the flag at Sore Thumb on Saturday May 27

Airshow @ Jones Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Evan Yan, Glen Cove

Airshow @ Jones Beach

Scott and Jessica Humburg enjoying the first walk
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Humburg New Hyde Park, NY

Scott and Jessica Humburg enjoying the first walk on the beach 2017. Clearwater beach, East Hamptons

Gianna Cook getting ready for baseball season, New
Reader Photo Credit: Christina Schmidtke-Cook, Linden

Gianna Cook getting ready for baseball season, New York Yankees 2017

This seagull just wanted to be part of
Reader Photo Credit: Rachel Guinsburg, Valley Stream

This seagull just wanted to be part of the formation at the Bethpage air show so he flew with the big guys on rehearsal day at Jones Beach.

Samantha Gold heading out from Norman Levy Park

Samantha Gold heading out from Norman Levy Park in Merrick for an early morning outing

Swan feeding her cygnets at Massapequa Preserve taken
Reader Photo Credit: Gerty McAllister (myself) Medfor

Swan feeding her cygnets at Massapequa Preserve taken on May 30, 2017

first day of T-Ball for Tyler Martel and
Reader Photo Credit: Ray Martel, West Hempstead

first day of T-Ball for Tyler Martel and friends at Garden City South Little League

Memorial Day weekend 2017. Remember those who sacrificed.
Reader Photo Credit: Rick DeLucia of North Bellmore

Memorial Day weekend 2017. Remember those who sacrificed.

My grandson, Braeden Schmidt, at L. I. Ducks
Reader Photo Credit: me

My grandson, Braeden Schmidt, at L. I. Ducks game hoping to some day be on the field playing baseball

Gia Sanders 4, enjoys the warm weather at
Reader Photo Credit: Andrea Zaslofsky, Levittown

Gia Sanders 4, enjoys the warm weather at Tobay Beach Wednesday May 17th, 2017.

Giovanni talking to a goat, at Benners Farm
Reader Photo Credit: Jared Caspe, Nesconset

Giovanni talking to a goat, at Benners Farm in East Setauket, yesterday 3/23/17

Jones Beach air show -Ocean view
Reader Photo Credit: Peggy Hoffman Mineola

Jones Beach air show -Ocean view

Airshow @ Jones Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Evan Yan, Glen Cove

Airshow @ Jones Beach

Peter Paul Clark (age 3) of Seaford makes
Reader Photo Credit: Grandpa Paul Wangenstein

Peter Paul Clark (age 3) of Seaford makes a new friend, "Patches" the baby giraffe, at White Post Farm in Melville.

Swan Family
Reader Photo Credit: Gerry Corrigan

Swan Family

Newly weds enjoying the sunset and semi warm
Reader Photo Credit: Jordan Willett, Wading River

Newly weds enjoying the sunset and semi warm weather.

Chuck Gordon fishing Robert Moses Democrat Point. Bridge
Reader Photo Credit: Cathy gordon patchogue nu

Chuck Gordon fishing Robert Moses Democrat Point. Bridge and rainbow in background. 5/14/17

Toby wants to know if Brian caught a
Reader Photo Credit: Claudia Rath

Toby wants to know if Brian caught a fish??

Airshow @ Jones Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Evan Yan, Glen Cove

Airshow @ Jones Beach

Brothers, Connor 7 and Bennett 5, sharing a
Reader Photo Credit: Jennette Ackerman - East Meadow

Brothers, Connor 7 and Bennett 5, sharing a laugh in between cheering for each other's baseball games.

Keira & TJ Shaw Nick, Natalie & Shane

Keira & TJ Shaw Nick, Natalie & Shane Zarcone

A DAD and his son watching a storm
Reader Photo Credit: Greg Mom Brenden Nanny

A DAD and his son watching a storm coming in at Point lookout..

My son Michael enjoying the sunset at Twin
Reader Photo Credit: Colleen Casabianca, Wantagh

My son Michael enjoying the sunset at Twin Lakes Preserve in Wantagh.

Ryan Schneider' been waiting to go Easter plant

Ryan Schneider' been waiting to go Easter plant shopping!

Massapequa Preserve
Reader Photo Credit: Gerry Corrigan, Rockville Centre

Massapequa Preserve

A few weeks ago, I took my son
Reader Photo Credit: Diana Poulos-Lutz

A few weeks ago, I took my son Lucas Lutz to the Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife refuge in Sag Harbor. At this refuge, various bird species are accustomed to feeding on sunflower seeds right out of visitors' hands. It was so wonderful to see my son's excitement to connect with the natural world. The simple joy of experiencing a bird landing on one's hand to feed can create a feeling of peace and connectedness. Encouraging our children, and others, to encounter moments like these may inspire them to care about the environment, and seek fulfilling experiences outdoors.

Surf kiters getting ready for some extreme kiting
Reader Photo Credit: Fred Greco, N. Massapequa. NY

Surf kiters getting ready for some extreme kiting action in Fire Island Inlet off Oak Beach on Sunday, 5-7-17.

Susan Gold and Moose enjoying a spring day

Susan Gold and Moose enjoying a spring day by the water

"For the love of the game"

Dylan Chance was Happy for the summer :)
Reader Photo Credit: Jay Garcia

Dylan Chance was Happy for the summer :)

Jace and his girls enjoying the first luau
Reader Photo Credit: Jeff Young

Jace and his girls enjoying the first luau of the season!

My daughter,Kristie and her boyfriend, Alex, apple picking
Reader Photo Credit: Kathy Marotta

My daughter,Kristie and her boyfriend, Alex, apple picking in the fall at Harbe's Apple Orchard, Riverhead

Swan and Signet
Reader Photo Credit: Gerry Corrigan, Rockville Centre

Swan and Signet

Jordan hiking the trails by middle island on
Reader Photo Credit: Alexandra Sanchez, Wading River

Jordan hiking the trails by middle island on a glorious Sunday morning.

Byrce Fortsch 18months old is beach combing at
Reader Photo Credit: Mathew Fortsch, Smithtown father

Byrce Fortsch 18months old is beach combing at longbeach on an april morning, the clouds in the sky show an imagine of a large bird hovering over him

Captured above is my 81?2 year old grandson,
Reader Photo Credit: Neil Sterrer, Long Beach, NY

Captured above is my 81?2 year old grandson, Ryan Catapano of Island Park, NY. This is the first year (and the first game of the season) where live pitching is introduced. 2 years ago was tee ball, last year was a pitching machine. Ryan finished last season going 10 for 10. For that he received the M.I.P. trophy. For this year?s first game Ryan actually led off, made contact, got a hit, ran to first and eventually scored. As his proud grandpapa we all just love him to death.

Malcom and Safia take a stroll at Milburn
Reader Photo Credit: Martine Francois

Malcom and Safia take a stroll at Milburn lake in the spring

Jace counting the flowers he picked for his
Reader Photo Credit: Jeff Young

Jace counting the flowers he picked for his Mom!

Logan fiorelli 4yrs old eating cotton candy at

Logan fiorelli 4yrs old eating cotton candy at his first ny yankee game

The Art of Animation Resort 4/28/16

The Art of Animation Resort 4/28/16

Hailey and Hannah Vidro, age 6, at the
Reader Photo Credit: carol Cirina

Hailey and Hannah Vidro, age 6, at the Arbor Day Family Festival, Saturday, April 29th at the Planting fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay

Cherry Blossoms In Bloom At Argyle Lake
Reader Photo Credit: Matt Kuhn North Babylon

Cherry Blossoms In Bloom At Argyle Lake

Wonderful spring
Reader Photo Credit: Joseph Fasano

Wonderful spring

Sean Joiner 2 1/2 years old walking into
Reader Photo Credit: Allison Joiner mom of Sean. East

Sean Joiner 2 1/2 years old walking into school on a very rainy Tuesday morning.

Tulips In Bloom In North Babylon
Reader Photo Credit: Matt Kuhn North Babylon

Tulips In Bloom In North Babylon

Sophia Cerky Flying high at Point Lookout Beach
Reader Photo Credit: Kathy Cerky

Sophia Cerky Flying high at Point Lookout Beach Easter Sunday

Peter Paul Clark (age 3) of Seaford, NY,
Reader Photo Credit: Paul Wangenstein, grandfather, L

Peter Paul Clark (age 3) of Seaford, NY, feeding the rays at the Atlantis Aquarium in Riverhead, NY

Driving over the bridge
Reader Photo Credit: Bill Hytner, DeerPark

Driving over the bridge

Alexandra's first taste of spring at Milburn Creek
Reader Photo Credit: Martine Francois

Alexandra's first taste of spring at Milburn Creek Park , Baldwin

Sunset Sunday evening over the Long Island sound
Reader Photo Credit: Jordan Willett, Wading River

Sunset Sunday evening over the Long Island sound produced some beautiful colors.

Sofia Latwaitis petting bunny day before Easter
Reader Photo Credit: Maria Latwaitis, Holbrook

Sofia Latwaitis petting bunny day before Easter

CJ Latwaitis age 5, petting bunnies day before
Reader Photo Credit: Maria Latwaitis, Holbrook

CJ Latwaitis age 5, petting bunnies day before Easter at White Post Farms, Melville

Aidan (8 years old) and Allison (4 years
Reader Photo Credit: Melody Butler, Lindenhurst

Aidan (8 years old) and Allison (4 years old) participated in the Stony Brook March for Science with their mother, Melody Butler and hundreds of others. Allison's sign reads: "Science Protects Kids Like Me!"

Cherry Blossoms In Bloom At Argyle Lake
Reader Photo Credit: Matt Kuhn North Babylon

Cherry Blossoms In Bloom At Argyle Lake

Have a Hoppy Easter

Have a Hoppy Easter

Reader Photo Credit: Lori Cresci, Huntington

"Hello!" In honor of Earth Day, a tulip waves hello from my garden

Reader Photo Credit: Paul Wangenstein, grandfather, L

"Caroline and Peter of The Bronx..." Caroline and Peter Clark (ages 5 and 3) of Seaford, enjoy their first ride of the season at the Bronx Zoo.

Nick (3 years) and daddy Chris feeding Patches
Reader Photo Credit: Maria Latwaitis, Holbrook

Nick (3 years) and daddy Chris feeding Patches the giraffe a carrot

Bubbles are a must
Reader Photo Credit: Heather Schwertl, Port Jefferson

Bubbles are a must

Contrast in beauty
Reader Photo Credit: De Sena Family/ North Massapequa

Contrast in beauty

Quality checker
Reader Photo Credit: Mom, Setauket

Quality checker

Caroline Brady Clark (age 5) of Seaford, NY,
Reader Photo Credit: Paul Wangenstein, grandfather, L

Caroline Brady Clark (age 5) of Seaford, NY, feeding the birds at the Atlantis Aquarium, with "old friend" "Sweet Potato" perched happily on her head.

Cousins Logan Canonico (age 6 from Wading River),
Reader Photo Credit: Elyssa Hopkins (Logan's mom)

Cousins Logan Canonico (age 6 from Wading River), Savannah St. John and Emerson St. John (ages 5 and 2 from Sayville) are all smiles for the Easter Bunny at the Shoppes at East Wind in Wading River on April 15, 2017.

Sophia & Samantha

Sophia & Samantha

Jack and Joseph riding bikes at Seamans Neck
Reader Photo Credit: Joe Mulligan- Massapequa Park

Jack and Joseph riding bikes at Seamans Neck Park in Seaford

Peter and Caroline Clark (ages 3 and 5)
Reader Photo Credit: Paul Wangenstein, grandfather, L

Peter and Caroline Clark (ages 3 and 5) of Seaford, enjoy the first camel ride of the season at the the Bronx Zoo...New York never ceases to amaze me. Of all the things to do there, year after year this is their favorite.

Emily and Jaclyn having fun with the easter
Reader Photo Credit: Alice Feher - Amityville

Emily and Jaclyn having fun with the easter bunny at the Seaford Easter egg hunt today

Always a great day for a bike ride

Always a great day for a bike ride and run! Emma Van Guilder loves to ride her bike while her mom Christine Van Guilder runs next to her.

Friends Celebrating Easter! Laura and Claudessa
Reader Photo Credit: Lisa Lourenco

Friends Celebrating Easter! Laura and Claudessa

Storybook
Reader Photo Credit: Story book

Storybook

Reader Photo Credit: Mom, Kristin Clack of Seaford

"Opening Day" at Jones Beach for Caroline and Peter Clark (ages 5 and 3 respectively)of Seaford, with the beach all to themselves.

My Grandson having fun on a swing
Reader Photo Credit: Laura Helf Peconic

My Grandson having fun on a swing

Emma Rose in Verona Park, celebrating Easter Sunday.
Reader Photo Credit: Zuly Riker, West New York

Emma Rose in Verona Park, celebrating Easter Sunday.

Laura with the Easter Bunny!
Reader Photo Credit: Maryanna Beierle

Laura with the Easter Bunny!

Four year old Azlynn bringing Grandpa beautiful flowers
Reader Photo Credit: Joanne Ottone

Four year old Azlynn bringing Grandpa beautiful flowers

Braxton Lane spies a huge egg!
Reader Photo Credit: Jaimie Lane, Selden

Braxton Lane spies a huge egg!

Luke and Liams 1st Easter egg hunt!!
Reader Photo Credit: Corey umhafer

Luke and Liams 1st Easter egg hunt!!

AJ, the little bunny on Palm Sunday at
Reader Photo Credit: Lucille & Phil Ciani

AJ, the little bunny on Palm Sunday at Grandparents house!

Junior naturalist Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading
Reader Photo Credit: Elyssa Hopkins (Logan's mom)

Junior naturalist Logan Canonico, age 6 from Wading River, hikes through Emma Rose Elliston Park in Southampton on a beautiful spring day looking for migratory fish who have returned to Long Island to spawn in the stream. April 8, 2017.

Liliana 5, Ella 3 and Brian Jr. 1,

Liliana 5, Ella 3 and Brian Jr. 1, enjoying the spring weather celebrating Palm Sunday

McCauley children are ready to help the Easter

McCauley children are ready to help the Easter bunny make deliveries...

Getting ready for the Mets home opener
Reader Photo Credit: Courtney Butler

Getting ready for the Mets home opener

Enjoying the beautiful weather with my fabulous co-worker
Reader Photo Credit: Erica B

Enjoying the beautiful weather with my fabulous co-worker

Brother & Sister going for a walk -
Reader Photo Credit: Colleen - Medford

Brother & Sister going for a walk - Manorville April 2017

Spring is here

Spring is here

0ne year old Everett enjoys a swing ride
Reader Photo Credit: Noelle Janson South Africa

0ne year old Everett enjoys a swing ride blowing in the wind with his AuPair Noelle Janson from South Africa.

My princess enjoying the warm weather!
Reader Photo Credit: Rosy

My princess enjoying the warm weather!

Amy and Bella relaxing in the shade at
Reader Photo Credit: Sami Simon,Oceanside

Amy and Bella relaxing in the shade at Old Westbury Gradens, Dog Days

Kristen Lindblad practicing yoga, Standing Bow Pose/Dandayamana Dhanurasana
Reader Photo Credit: James Lunghi - Centereach

Kristen Lindblad practicing yoga, Standing Bow Pose/Dandayamana Dhanurasana at McAllister County Park on Wednesday March 29.

Nate and Dane Sweet of East Moriches are
Reader Photo Credit: Diana Sweet, East Moriches

Nate and Dane Sweet of East Moriches are watching the Sea Lions at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

11 month Everett O'Brien swinging in the Spring
Reader Photo Credit: Jennifer O'Brien Hauppauge

11 month Everett O'Brien swinging in the Spring like day in February!

Walking on sunshine, Long Beach NY
Reader Photo Credit: Catherine Backer, East Meadow

Walking on sunshine, Long Beach NY

After raining for two days on Long Island,
Reader Photo Credit: Diana Poulos-Lutz, Mineola

After raining for two days on Long Island, a beautiful rainbow appeared around sunset at Jones Beach on Saturday evening. (4/1/17)

SPARROW FIRST DAY OF MOVING IN SPRING 2017
Reader Photo Credit: Marion Lonegro

SPARROW FIRST DAY OF MOVING IN SPRING 2017

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