Family-friendly spots set to offer free admission and specials for Mother’s Day

You’re in luck! To help you celebrate with mom, I’ve put together a list of some fun (and a few free-for-mom) activities, all of which take place on May 13.

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“JAC’s”-o’-lanterns pick brightens your October weekends

If you have ever been near Old Westbury Gardens on an October weekend, you may have seen have seen the nighttime illuminated with a glow – the direct result of thousands of hand-carved, lit jack-o’-lanterns created for RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns. For those Long Islanders that have never been to this annual pumpkin feast-for-the-eyes, don’t fret; you are not alone. I, too, will be attending for the first time! You can experience this magical event Fridays through Sundays (with Oct. 20 and 27 available, as well), from Oct. 7-30.

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