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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.

14 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this May

14 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this May

We've picked the top 14 things to do with your kids in Manhattan this May, including Super WHY on stage on the Upper West Side, the NYRR Youth Jamboree on Randalls Island, the annual HOWL Festival in the East Village, and several Mother's Day events.

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this May

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this May

Get details on fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this May, including the annual Mamas Expo in Flushing, the return of the Big Apple Circus to Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows, the 2013 Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, and more.

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this May

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this May

Looking for fun things to do with your kids in Brooklyn this May? Our list includes the County Fair in Marine Park, a Cajun music festival in Columbia Heights, a fun concert in Prospect Heights, and more family events throughout the borough.

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Kids

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Kids

Free play is beneficial to all kids, but nature-based play is even better because it allows children to develop a range of science, math, and engineering skills.

22 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in NYC

22 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in NYC

Our list of 22 fun and low-cost things to do for Mother's Day 2013 in New York City includes outdoor activities, special shows, kids' workshops, and more things to do for the holiday in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

16 Fun Things to Do this May in Fairfield County, CT

16 Fun Things to Do this May in Fairfield County, CT

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield County, CT, this May includes the Ringling Bros. circus, a new dinosaur exhibit, and Mother's Day events in Bridgeport, Danbury, Fairfield, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, Weston, and Wilton.

6 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in Fairfield County, CT

6 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in Fairfield County, CT

Our guide to fun Mother's Day events in Fairfield County, Connecticut, includes Mother's Day crafts, free admission for moms at local museums, and more in Bridgeport, Danbury, Fairfield, Norwalk, and Wilton.

Theater Review: Off Broadway's 'Old Hats'

Theater Review: Off Broadway's 'Old Hats'

"Old Hats," the Off Broadway show by comedy duo Bill Irwin and David Shiner, combines old-school vaudeville with live music and modern technology for a mostly family-friendly show brimming with irony and hilarity.

Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, CT, is the first aerial adventure park in the New York City area. It features five acres of tree platforms, rope bridges, zip lines, and aerial trails for climbers as young as 5 years old.

21 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this May

21 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this May

Find fun and low-cost things to do with your family in Westchester County this May, including spring fairs and festivals, family shows, and more in Mamaroneck, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, White Plains, Yorktown Heights, and beyond.

14 Fun Mother's Day Events in Westchester

14 Fun Mother's Day Events in Westchester

Looking for fun things to do for Mother's Day in Westchester County, NY? Our list includes Mother's Day crafts, shows, and outdoor activities in Katonah, Montrose, Mount Kisco, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, South Salem, Tuckahoe, White Plains, and Yonkers.

12 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this May

12 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this May

This May, fun and low-cost family events in Rockland County, NY, include a sheep shearing festival in Paramus, NJ; the March for Babies in Pearl River; the Bossy Frog Band in Nyack; and Mother's Day events in Rockland, Orange, and Bergen counties.

7 Mother's Day Events in Rockland

7 Mother's Day Events in Rockland

Looking for things to do for Mother's Day in Rockland County, NY? You can make a Mother's Day Gift in New City, Orangeburg, or West Nyack; treat Mom to a Mother's Day brunch in Pomona; or enjoy an outdoor Mother's Day event in Cornwall, the Bronx, or Tenafly, NJ.

Participate in Screen-Free Week as a Family

Participate in Screen-Free Week as a Family

Take a step back and assess your family's technology use and take on the screen-free week challenge by turning off your TVs and iPhones to spend more time outdoors and increase quality family time.

The Importance of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

The Importance of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

The annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day presents an opportunity for more than just schmoozing by the water cooler—it can help expand your child’s horizons.

25 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this April

25 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this April

Our list of 25 fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island this April includes family and children's shows, Earth Day events, outdoor activities, and more in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including Amityville, Bayshore, Bellmore, Centerport, Cold Spring Harbor, East Islip, Garden City, Huntington, Old Westbury, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Uniondale, and Wantagh.

14 Earth Day Events for Kids on Long Island

14 Earth Day Events for Kids on Long Island

These fun and low-cost Earth Day events for kids and families on Long Island include Earth Day crafts, festivals, volunteer activities, and more in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including Baldwin, Cold Spring Harbor, East Islip, Glen Cove, Garden City, Manorville, Oyster Bay, Plandome, Riverhead, and Roslyn.




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