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Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.

21 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this June

21 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this June

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with your kids on Long Island this June includes family activities in Lindenhurst, Oakdale, Osyter Bay, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Roslyn Harbor, Stony Brook, West Sayville, and Wheatley Heights.

11 Fun Father's Day Events on Long Island

11 Fun Father's Day Events on Long Island

Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with your dad on Father's Day in Long Island? Our guide includes 11 family-friendly events in Baldwin, Cold Spring Harbor, Floral Park, Old Bethpage, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and Rockville Centre.

10 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this June

10 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this June

Find fun and low-cost things to do with your kids in Manhattan this June, including the Museum Mile Festival, a CD release party, new exhibits, and more in Midtown, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan, Chelsea, and nearby in the Bronx.

9 Fun Things to Do in Queens this June

9 Fun Things to Do in Queens this June

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this June includes family activities in Flushing, Glendale, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Long Island City, and Queens Village.

10 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this June

10 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this June

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this June includes family activities in Brooklyn Heights, Coney Island, Crown Heights, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Red Hook, and Williamsburg.

11 Fun Things to Do for Father's Day Events in NYC

11 Fun Things to Do for Father's Day Events in NYC

Looking for fun and low-cost things to do for Father's Day in NYC? Our list includes everything from baseball games to family dance parties to craft workshops for kids in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this June

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this June

Our list of 16 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut this June includes family events in Bridgeport, Greenwich, Hamden, Hartford, New Haven, Norwalk, Shelton, Stamford, Westport, and Wilton.

6 Fun Father's Day Events in Connecticut

6 Fun Father's Day Events in Connecticut

Looking for fun and low-cost Father's Day events in Fairfield County, CT? Here are our 6 picks, including family activities in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Norwalk, Westport, and Wilton. Make dad a gift, bring him to the zoo, or enjoy a special performance.

Asphalt Green's Battery Park City Location Offers Family Programming

Asphalt Green's Battery Park City Location Offers Family Programming

Asphalt Green’s new Battery Park City location offers the same athletic and fitness programming to youth, adults, and families, as well culinary and cultural classes. Asphalt Green also offers summer day camp for children ages 4-13, which includes sports and swim instruction, as well as cultural arts.

13 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this June

13 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this June

Our list of 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County this June includes family events in Croton-on-Hudson, Katonah, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, Yonkers, and nearby in the Bronx.

7 Fun Father's Day Events in Westchester

7 Fun Father's Day Events in Westchester

Looking for something fun to do for Father's Day in Westchester County? Here are 7 great low-cost events for kids and families in Mount Kisco, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, Yonkers, and nearby in the Bronx.

9 Fun Things to Do in Rockland/Bergen this June

9 Fun Things to Do in Rockland/Bergen this June

If you're in Rockland County, NY or neighboring Bergen County, NJ, check out our list of 9 fun and low-cost June events for families, including activities in Bear Mountain, Paramus, Pomona, Tenafly, and West Nyack.

Things to Do for Father's Day in Rockland and Bergen Counties

Things to Do for Father's Day in Rockland and Bergen Counties

For families in Rockland County, NY and neighboring Bergen County, NJ, we've compiled a list of fun and low-cost Father's Day 2013 events and activities, from a special baseball game in Pomona, NY to a Dad-themed nature walk in Tenafly, NJ.

Catch Disney's Dusty of 'Planes' at NYC's Air Show at Jones Beach

Catch Disney's Dusty of 'Planes' at NYC's Air Show at Jones Beach

Kids will delight when they see the surprise guest -- Dusty, the star of Disney's new movie "Planes" -- at this year's Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach during Memorial Day weekend.

Safe Kids Day Celebrated in NYC with Celebrities and Fire Dog

Safe Kids Day Celebrated in NYC with Celebrities and Fire Dog

"Safe Kids Day" (May 18) was celebrated at Highline Stages in Manhattan with Nigel Barker, Top Chef Josie Smith-Malave, U.S. Olympian Kristy Kowal, and dozens of kids with a focus on raising awareness and educating people about preventable accidents in the home.

Mini Golf Courses in Fairfield County

Mini Golf Courses in Fairfield County

A guide to miniature golf courses in Fairfield County, CT, including indoor and outdoor mini golf in Bridgeport, Brookfield, Danbury, Norwalk, Ridgefield, and Shelton, Connecticut. You'll find address, contact info, hours, and prices for each location.

Carousels in Rockland and Westchester Counties

Carousels in Rockland and Westchester Counties

Our list includes carousels and merry-go-rounds in Rockland County and Westchester County in New York as well as Bergen County, NJ. Get details on carousels in Bear Mountain, Rye, and West Nyack, NY, as well as nearby in Paramus, NJ.

Carousels in Connecticut

Carousels in Connecticut

This guide features carousels and merry-go-rounds in Connecticut, including Bridgeport, Bristol, Danbury, and Hartford, CT. It includes a description of each carousel as well as its location, the hours it's open, and the price per ride.

Carousels on Long Island

Carousels on Long Island

This guide includes information on carousels and merry-go-rounds on Long Island, New York, including Farmingdale, Garden City, Greenport, Medford, and West Hempstead. We've included location, hours, price per ride, and a description for each carousel.

Nationwide Campout Kicks Off Summer

Nationwide Campout Kicks Off Summer

The National Wildlife Federation will sponsor The Great American Backyard Campout this June to encourage kids and families to connect with nature by camping in their own backyard.

Camp Countdown: Geocaching Adventure

Camp Countdown: Geocaching Adventure

A geocaching adventure is like a modern day treasure hunt, and you can do it with the whole family.

Mini Golf Courses in New Jersey

Mini Golf Courses in New Jersey

Find miniature golf courses in New Jersey, including indoor and outdoor mini golf and putt-putt courses from Bergen County to Monmouth to Atlantic County. You'll find address, contact info, hours, prices, and a description for each course in our list.

24 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this May

24 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this May

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island this May includes family events in Cold Spring Harbor, Elmont, Floral Park, Garden City, Huntington, Riverhead, Sag Harbor, Sands Point, Southampton, Wantagh, Westbury, and beyond.

14 Fun Mother's Day Events on Long Island

14 Fun Mother's Day Events on Long Island

Looking for fun Mother's Day events on Long Island? See our list for where to make Mother's Day gifts, where moms get free admission on the holiday, and more in Cold Spring Harbor, Glen Cove, Old Westbury, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and beyond.




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