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The top events for kids for the coming week

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Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:40 am

1.  Plaza Theatrical presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR

Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.  Ages: 5 and up.  Fee: $12 per seat with museum admission ($10 per seat for LICM members).

Where: 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City

Info: (516) 224-5800 •

2.  Autumn Apple Trees

Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Apples here, apples there, apple trees are everywhere! Come and create your own mini “apple” tree to celebrate the arrival of autumn. All ages.  Free with museum admission.

Where: 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City

Info: (516) 224-5800 •

3.  Silly Scarecrows

Tuesday, Sept. 27 through Friday, Sept. 30 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Harvest season is here! Create your own silly scarecrow with colorful paper and clothespins to welcome the arrival of fall.

All ages. Free with museum admission.

Where: 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City

Info: (516) 224-5800 •

4.  Kids Adopt A Shelter Pet Adoption Annual Fashion Show

Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Features Adoption “Take Me Home,” runway shows, ”I Love my Pet” public runway walk,

Chinese auction, raffles and more.

Tickets are required for 1 of our 250 free Swag Bags. VIP Seats are $10 each 1 ticket per person/seat/Per show — General Admission (Standing) is free

Where: Petco, 5500 Sunrise Hwy, Massapequa

Info: Email or call PetCo at (516) 797-5727

5.  Long Island Fair at Old BethpageVillage Restoration

Saturday, Sept. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 2

Every fall, Old Bethpage Village Restoration hosts the Long Island Fair; the official New York State sanctioned county fair for Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Held on the recreated historic Mineola Fairgrounds, the fair features the best of old time county fairs.

Where: 1303 Round Swamp Road Old Bethpage

Info: (516) 572-8400

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