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5 Columbus Day events for kids

Kids can enjoy tons of fun activities at

Kids can enjoy tons of fun activities at Harbes Family Farm in Jamesport. (Credit: Handout)

Monday is Columbus Day, and that means that the kids are off from school. Here are five fun events to keep your family entertained all day long:

School's Out! Columbus Day at Center for Science Teaching and Learning (1 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids can enjoy exploring nature and science with different hands-on activities. Appropriate for children ages 4-12. Preregistration is required. Price: $50 per child

Columbus Weekend Fair and Carnival at Farmingdale Fire Department (361 Main St., Farmingdale) from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring carnival rides, games, food, street vendors, music, entertainment, a petting zoo and more. Price: Free


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Build a Biome at Maritime Explorium (101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson) from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Kids can have fun and help the environment by using recycled water bottles to grow something green. Price: Free with $5 admission

Wild West Adventure at Harbes Family Farm (1223 Main Rd, Jamesport) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kids can enjoy tons of fun activities like pumpkin picking, playing games, taking hay rides and exploring the corn maze. Price: $12.95

Knuffle Bunny at BroadHollow's BayWay Arts Center (265 E. Main St., East Islip) at 1 p.m. Families can enjoy this live kid-friendly musical. Price: $10

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