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15 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this April

15 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this April

Our list of 15 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut this April includes Pirate Days in Mystic; Earth Day events in Bridgeport, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport; and family shows in Bridgeport, New Haven, Ridgefield, and Westport.

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this April

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this April

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY, this April includes Earth Day events, family shows, sheep shearing, and more in Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Pocantico Hills, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, and Yonkers.

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Connecticut

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Connecticut

Looking for things to do with your kids on Earth Day in Connecticut? Our 2013 roundup of fun Earth Day events includes a zoo festival in Bridgeport, family volunteer project in Stamford, special story time at the aquarium in Norwalk, and Earth Day crafts in Westport and nearby in the Bronx.

21 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this April

21 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this April

Our list of 21 fun things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY, this April includes Mickey's Music Festival, the beginning of street fair season in Nyack and Suffern, and Earth Day events in Bear Mountain, Blauvelt, Congers, Cornwall, Haverstraw, Montebello, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Pearl River, Pomona, Spring Valley, and Stony Point.

14 Earth Day Events in Rockland County

14 Earth Day Events in Rockland County

Our list of 14 things to do for Earth Day in Rockland County, NY, this year includes festivals at two nearby zoos and opportunities to volunteer at community cleanups in Blauvelt, Congers, Haverstraw, Montebello, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Pearl River, Pomona, Spring Valley, and Stony Point.

PBS Kids Premieres 'Curious George Swings into Spring' on Earth Day

PBS Kids Premieres 'Curious George Swings into Spring' on Earth Day

On Earth Day (April 22), PBS Kids invites viewers to join America's favorite monkey for a new Curious George special: "Curious George Swings into Spring," which will encourage kids to go outside and explore the world around them.

7 Earth Day Events for Kids in Westchester

7 Earth Day Events for Kids in Westchester

Check out these 7 fun things to do with your kids for Earth Day in Westchester County, NY, including festivals, nature programs, and craft activities in Larchmont, Mount Kisco, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, and nearby in Carmel and the Bronx.

'Cinderella' on Broadway: A Magical Musical with a Modern Message

'Cinderella' on Broadway: A Magical Musical with a Modern Message

In 'Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella' on Broadway, the beloved fairy-tale princess makes her debut (in glass slippers, of course) in a musical filled iconic songs, loveable characters, and a few modern surprises.

Fundraising Walks in the New York City Area

Fundraising Walks in the New York City Area

Getting active with your family has many physical benefits, but walking for a cause can also teach compassion and the value of volunteerism. There are many annual fundraising walks in the New York City area that raise money and awareness for causes close to many of our hearts, including special needs and children's causes.

Legoland Discovery Center Westchester Opens in Yonkers

Legoland Discovery Center Westchester Opens in Yonkers

Legoland Discovery Center Westchester, located in Yonkers, NY, is an indoor amusement park featuring more than 3 million Lego bricks, plus Lego-themed rides, games, and more. It is the first of its kind in the New York City area.

A Guide to Fun For Families in the NYC Area with Kids with Special Needs

A Guide to Fun For Families in the NYC Area with Kids with Special Needs

Looking for inclusive events and activities for your child with special needs? We've compiled a list of fun workshops, family shows, museum and library activities, and much more for kids with special needs in the New York City area.

Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Children with special needs can have fun and make friends with kids of all abilities with special programming, workshops, and kid-friendly events and activities on Long Island, including in Plainview, Great Neck, and East Meadow.

Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs in NYC

Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs in NYC

New York City offers countless cultural events and fun kid-friendly activities for all families, including those of children with special needs. Visit the museums, local community centers, and more for special programming that is created with your child with special needs in mind.

A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails on Long Island

A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails on Long Island

Take a stroll through the nature trails on Long Island, including in Massapequa, Wantagh, and Smithtown, that have been approved as wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.

A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in NYC

A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in NYC

Enjoy the fresh air and nature around you at these nature trails in New York City, including parks in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, that have been approved wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.

A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in the NYC Suburbs and Fairfield County in Connecticut

A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in the NYC Suburbs and Fairfield County in Connecticut

Get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and nature around you at these national parks in Fairfield, Westchester, and Rockland counties, including parks in Monroe, Nyack, and Yonkers, that have been approved wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.

Indoor Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Center in West Nyack

Indoor Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Center in West Nyack

The "world's tallest indoor ropes course," with 75 challenges and various difficulties for all athletic abilities and ages, is now open in West Nyack. Palisades Climb Adventure offers special rates for birthday parties and summer camp outings.

8 Ideas for Easter Family Fun

8 Ideas for Easter Family Fun

From lawn games and scavenger hunts to preparing a meal with the family, here are eight ideas for Easter family fun that will keep the kids busy and create memories for the entire family.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Suffolk County, Long Island

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Suffolk County, Long Island

UPDATED MARCH 2016: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Suffolk County that need your help - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Nassau County, Long Island

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Nassau County, Long Island

UPDATED MARCH 2016: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Nassau County that need your help - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Manhattan

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED MARCH 2016: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Manhattan that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Fairfield County, CT

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED MARCH 2016: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Fairfield, CT, that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

'Bunnicula': The Ultimate Hare-Raising Musical

'Bunnicula': The Ultimate Hare-Raising Musical

Bunnicula, the popular book series by James and Deborah Howe, is brought to the stage of the DR2 Theatre in Manhattan in a new musical brimming with mystery, music, and wit. Both fans of the books and kids who are new to the story will find something to love in this show.

What to Watch at the 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival

What to Watch at the 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival

The 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival will present more than 100 children's films and shorts at several theaters in Manhattan this March. Here, a sneak peek at the movies you won't want to miss.

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this March

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this March

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island this March includes Easter egg hunts, the Ringling Bros. circus and other family shows, spring break events, and more in Cold Spring Harbor, Elmont, Great Neck, Glen Cove, Huntington, Medford, North Babylon, Northport, Oakdale, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Uniondale, and Westbury.




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