View Vintage Police Cars, Meet Comic Book Authors and Illustrators, Find Snapping Turtles, and Win NYSCI Tickets
Pretty Pianos: Have you tracked down one of the 88 colorfully decorated pianos in your neighborhood? Now through June 16, you can spot these public art installations that are to be enjoyed and played by all, set up by the nonprofit . Sing for Hope Pianos What's even cooler is that after June 16, the pianos will live on at schools and organizations throughout the city to help provide access to the arts in underserved communities. See if you can spot one this weekend! Considering a Move?: Check out the to find the home of your dreams! It has thousands of listings for houses, condos, co-ops, rentals, and open houses on Long Island and in Westchester, Fairfield, and other suburbs. Head to this open house for a newly updated NYMP real estate database in Kings Park on Long Island this Sunday, June 9 from 1-4pm. Happy house hunting! 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home with backyard pool and a 2-car garage realestate.nymetroparents.com
June 8 BooZoo's Canine Carnival Stepping Stones Museum, Norwalk, CT Explore the powerful bond between humans and their animal friends. Canines welcome. June 8 H2OGO Ball Howe Caverns Adventure Park, Cobleskill, NY You're invited to this launch party featuring live entertainment and a BBQ.
Top 20 Activities for Kids
Friday, June 7
• Learn all about the Greek culture and try new foods at this in Rockland annual festival • Cheer on in Fairfield County, CT (through Sunday, June 9) Special Olympic athletes at the Summer Games • Discover featuring walking tours, live music and dance, and more Westchester's Rivertowns with a celebration
Saturday, June 8
• Learn the techniques behind Japanese works of art at this session at the Met in Manhattan 'How Did They Do That?' • Meet comic book artists and illustrators at the in Brooklyn Grand Comic Festival • Celebrate with butterfly-shaped sandwiches, crafts, and go on a hike to search for caterpillars in Queens butterflies • Find out in this Westchester competition who has the best slice in town • Get free admission (first 100 visitors) to the Stamford Museum on in Fairfield County, CT Connecticut Open House Day • Test your sense of smell at on Long Island Making Sense of Scents • Get up close to on this annual walk in Westchester Snapping Turtles • Churn butter and play historic games at in Queens Hands-On History • View all sorts of classic patrol vehicles at the in Manhattan annual vintage police car show • Experience traditional dances and music of Okinawa, Japan at in Brooklyn Cultural Connections • Find out what makes a plane fly at on Long Island Amazing Aviation!
Sunday, June 9
• Discover Chinese opera, acrobatics and Yiddish and Chinese languages at , a block party in Manhattan Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Fest • Rock climb, ice skate, and play at the free in Fairfield County, CT Sportsplex@ Fairfield Family Fun Day • Search for in Rockland signs of animal activity • Head to the for food, live entertainment, rides, and games on Long Island annual Portuguese-American Feast • Hear a and make crafts in Westchester Bear-Food story FREE Download! As a thank you to our readers (that includes you!), we're providing a FREE download of our , which features 125 ways to have fun your family this season, including ideas for day trips that are less than two hours away from NYC and where to go to travel back in time. Summer Activity Guide ! Download it for FREE
Explore, Discover, Play! Did you know that the is the country's New York Hall of Science largest science playground with more than 60,000-square-feet of math and science fun? Check out the latest exhibit where kids can dream up new video games and rollercoasters and play on a drum machine, mix music on turntables, and more! Plus try for a hole-in-one at the museum's miniature golf course. Family Fun Day GIVEAWAY: We're giving away a to one lucky reader, which includes four admission tickets, a voucher for one Little Makers session, and access for four to the museum's science playground and rocket park mini-golf course. family pack to NYSCI
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