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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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

'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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

A Guide to Fun For Families in the NYC Area with Kids with Special Needs
New York is brimming with kid-friendly events and activities that are fun for the whole family. We've compiled a list of things to do with children of all abilities, including kids with special needs, in the New York City area, including Manhattan, the boroughs, New York City suburbs like Westcheter and Rockland, Fairfield County, CT, and on Long Island. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Where To: Catch A Minor League Baseball Game
UPDATED MARCH, 2014: The Minor League Baseball season in the New York metro area runs through September and many of these venues have special offers for families, making one of these games a perfect family outing when the kids are off from school. Check out the minor league baseball teams that play in New York and NYC, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in the New York Metro Area
Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around the New York Metro Area that need your help, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester County, Rockland County, Fairfield County, CT, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island. Volunteer opportunities are available for kids and adults alike - and remember, big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference! (read the story...)

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Suffolk County, Long Island
UPDATED MARCH 2014: 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. (read the story...)

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Nassau County, Long Island
UPDATED MARCH 2014: 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. (read the story...)

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Manhattan
UPDATED MARCH 2014: 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. (read the story...)

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Fairfield County, CT
UPDATED MARCH 2014: 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! (read the story...)

'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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Easter Egg Hunts and Where to Meet the Easter Bunny on Long Island
There are many fun Easter events for kids on Long Island this year, including Easter egg hunts, Easter Bunny visits, and Easter shows in Cold Spring Harbor, Elmont, Garden City, Great Neck, Glen Cove, Medford, North Babylon, Oakdale, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Syosset, and Westbury. (read the story...)


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