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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 2015: 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 2015: 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 2015: 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 2015: 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.

Easter Egg Hunts and Where to Meet the Easter Bunny on Long Island

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.

12 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this March

12 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this March

Our list of 12 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this March includes the annual Kids Food Festival, Easter egg hunts, Disney's new show at Madison Square Garden, a new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History, and two fun family concerts.

Easter Egg Hunts and More in Manhattan

Easter Egg Hunts and More in Manhattan

Easter comes early this year, on March 31, but don't let the chilly weather stop you from getting in the holiday spirit. Here are several fun Easter events for kids, including Easter egg hunts and places to meet the Easter Bunny in Manhattan.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Queens

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Queens

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Queens 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!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Brooklyn

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Brookyln 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!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Westchester County, NY

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Westchester County, NY

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Westchester County 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!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Rockland County, NY

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Rockland County 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!

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this March

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this March

Our roundup of 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this March includes Cirque du Soleil's new show, Bubblemania, Easter egg hunts, and more in Bayside, Jamaica, Floral Park, Flushing, Kew Gardens, and Long Island City.

Easter Events for Kids in Queens

Easter Events for Kids in Queens

Find out where to see the Easter Bunny and go on Easter egg hunts in Queens this March. Our list includes low-cost and kid-friendly events in Jamaica, Flushing, Long Island City, and nearby in Garden City on Long Island.

7 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this March

7 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this March

Our list of 7 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this March includes shows by the Paper Bag Players, Ringling Bros. circus, Vanessa Trien, and more fun events in Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Manhattan Beach, Midwood, and Prospect Heights.

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Connecticut this March

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Connecticut this March

Our roundup of 15 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut this March includes family shows, maple sugaring events, and Easter egg hunts in Bridgeport, Danbury, Fairfield, New Haven, New Milford, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, Southport, West Redding, Wesport, and Wilton.




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