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Fun Activities for Kids with Special Needs in Fairfield County

Fun Activities for Kids with Special Needs in Fairfield County

Find a fun activity—or two!—especially for Fairfield County families with a child with special needs.

Theatre, Plays, and Shows especially for Fairfield County Kids

Theatre, Plays, and Shows especially for Fairfield County Kids

Look no further for the best shows for kids in Fairfield County.

Fun Films for Fairfield County Kids

Fun Films for Fairfield County Kids

Check out this variety of cool, educational movies the kids—and you!—will love.

Fun for Active Kids in Fairfield County

Fun for Active Kids in Fairfield County

Got a kid who likes to be on the move? These family activities are geared to sporty fun sure to burn off that excess energy.

Fourth of July Fun!

Fourth of July Fun!

Pull up a (lawn) chair! The high point of summer is already here. We've got the most fun you can have with kids in Fairfield County this Independence Day.

Free Things for Families to Do on Long Island in June

Free Things for Families to Do on Long Island in June

They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities on Long Island, including things to do in Nassau County and Suffolk County, bring you to an outdoor concert, a sandcastle contest, and Country Western line dancing this June.

Shows and Performances in New York City in July

Shows and Performances in New York City in July

Catch a show with your kids this July in New York City. Here's our list of free and low-cost theater and performances for kids and families in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

Outdoor Activities for Kids in New York City in July

Outdoor Activities for Kids in New York City in July

Bring your family to one of these fun outdoor activities in New York City this month, including outside events in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Summer is a great time to learn about nature and spend more time outdoors!

Family Outing: Philipsburg Manor

Family Outing: Philipsburg Manor

Through historical interpretation and interactive storytelling, Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, NY immerses visitors in the lives of colonial slaves on an 18th-century estate. Get tips on visiting this Historic Hudson Valley site with kids.

Circus Performers Hit NYC Streets This Summer

Circus Performers Hit NYC Streets This Summer

Circus comes to New York City as part of City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Kids International Contemporary Circus Festival, with free performances in all five NYC boroughs from June 26 – August 17, 2015.

2015 Rockland Boulders Home Games, Giveaways, and Promotions

2015 Rockland Boulders Home Games, Giveaways, and Promotions

Catch a Rockland Boulders minor league baseball game at Provident Bank Park in Pomona, NY, this summer. Plus, get details on Boulders giveaways, promotion nights, and special events throughout the season.

Top Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this June

Top Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this June

Our calendar editors have hand-picked the best family events and activities happening on Long Island this June, in both Nassau County and Suffolk County. Attend a huge picnic, see the Big Apple Circus, and celebrate International Mud Day!

Dave & Buster’s Opens Pelham Manor Location

Dave & Buster’s Opens Pelham Manor Location

Dave & Buster's recently opened a new location in Pelham Manor. The family arcade features a restaurant, arcade, and prize area. Dave & Buster's also offers birthday parties and an area for parents to watch live sports while kids are playing.

Bowlmor Long Island Adds Family-Friendly Arcade

Bowlmor Long Island Adds Family-Friendly Arcade

Bowlmor Long Island, located in Melville, opened a new arcade last month to add to its family fun atmosphere. The arcade features games for kids and adults alike, and offers single- and multi-player games.

The Galápagos Islands with Kids—Yes!

The Galápagos Islands with Kids—Yes!

This exotic locale is not at the top of most family vacation lists, but it should be, especially for families with older kids. This one-of-a-kind place offers awesome animal encounters, adventures in nature, and pristine beaches. It’s a trip your family won’t soon forget.

Where to Celebrate Father's Day in New York City

Where to Celebrate Father's Day in New York City

What better way to honor Dad than by celebrating Father's Day at one of New York City's museums, parks, or baseball fields? We've gathered the best things to do for Father's Day in Manhattan.

Celebrate Father's Day in Brooklyn

Celebrate Father's Day in Brooklyn

Dads are important every day—let's celebrate them this Father's Day! Attend special events and activities in and near Brooklyn just for Dad, such as a jazz festival in Red Hook, the season opening game of the Brooklyn Cyclones, and more!

Story times and reading fun for kids in Fairfield County

Story times and reading fun for kids in Fairfield County

The best story times, library events, and fun with books for Fairfield County kids who like to read.

Something Awesome To Do with Kids Every Day this Summer!

Something Awesome To Do with Kids Every Day this Summer!

Keep the kids entertained during summer vacation without breaking the bank! There are 95 days of summer--make each one count with our list of 95 fun things to do with your family in the New York City area, from must-do family trips to cool craft projects and beyond.

Browse and Buy in Rockland in June

Browse and Buy in Rockland in June

Shop 'til you drop at these browse and buy events in Rockland in June! Check out the Second Annual Nanuet Street Fair in Nanuet, attend the Greek Festival in West Nyack, and more!

Celebrate Father's Day in Rockland

Celebrate Father's Day in Rockland

Dads are important every day, and we have a special Father's Day dedicated to them on June 21 this year—celebrations in Rockland include father-daughter yoga in New City and a hands-on cooking class in Nanuet!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!

How to Make a Dragonfly on a Rainbow Loom

How to Make a Dragonfly on a Rainbow Loom

Give your Rainbow Loom new life by using it to make rubber band critters. Here are directions, from Loopy Loom Rubber Band Animals, to make a dragonfly. Bonus: Turn this kids' craft into a hair accessory!

How to Tie-Dye with Food Coloring

How to Tie-Dye with Food Coloring

Nothing evokes summer quite like tie-dyeing T-shirts with your kids. Here are directions for an Eco-friendly tie-dye option—tie-dye with food coloring—from "More Boredom Busters".

5 Fun Summer Gardening Activities to Do with Kids

5 Fun Summer Gardening Activities to Do with Kids

Get your hands dirty! Gardening engages our kids in the outdoors while improving their well-being and creating long-lasting family memories. Here are 5 ways to get your kids having fun and learning about gardening, food, and nutrition.




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