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Local Easter Egg Hunts and Springtime Family Fun
The New York metro area has many places for families to enjoy fun Easter events for kids. Whether you're looking for a traditional local Easter egg hunt or an Easter Bunny meet and greet, we've got you covered. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New York City, Long Island, NJ, and CT
Celebrate the great outdoors with a family day trip to one of these seasonally splendid spots in the New York metro area, including New York City; Long Island; New Jersey; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; and Fairfield County, CT. (read the story...)

Summer Fun: How to Make Seed Grenades
Take a cue from guerrilla gardener Liz Christy and toss seed grenades in vacant lots in your neighborhood to plant wildflowers. This form of "Do-Nothing Farming" is the perfect way to get in on the greening act even if you don't have land to call your own. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

A Guide to Carousels in the New York City Area
Our guide includes carousels and merry-go-rounds in New York City, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. You'll find details on each carousel, including its location, hours it's open, price per ride, and a description. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Debuts Tree House Installation
After Hurricane Sandy, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden decided to use the trees that fell to create Tree House Instillation. The tree house in the Discovery Garden, which was designed by tree house architect Roderick Romero, will serve as an open-air classroom for children’s workshops. (read the story...)

Tips for Spring Wildlife Gardening with Kids
Teach your kids how to garden this spring with 16 tips from The National Wildlife Federation. Learn about choosing the right plant for your garden, types of soil, and which birds are attracted to certain plants. Wildlife gardening can be a fun activity for the entire family. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

20 Earth Day 2013 Events in New York City
Our list of 20 fun kids' events for Earth Day 2013 in New York City includes Earth Day and Arbor Day festivals, outdoor programs and volunteering events, and shows about Earth Day in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. (read the story...)

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Connecticut
Looking for things to do with your kids on Earth Day in Connecticut? Our 2013 roundup of fun Earth Day events includes a zoo festival in Bridgeport, family volunteer project in Stamford, special story time at the aquarium in Norwalk, and Earth Day crafts in Westport and nearby in the Bronx. (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Where to Go Maple Sugaring Near NYC: Southeast NY and Connecticut
UPDATED Feb. 4, 2014: Maple sugaring is a favorite family activity during February and March in Southeast New York and Connecticut. Here's a list of where to go maple sugaring in Connecticut as well as Orange County, Putnam County, Rockland County, and Westchester County in New York. (read the story...)

Easter Events for Kids and Families in Nassau
Looking for Easter egg hunts and other fun things to do with your kids for Easter around Nassau County, Long Island? Check out our list of festive options. (read the story...)


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