We asked how your family gives back, and here are your stories of amazing kids who make the Long Island community better every day.
The first Long Island “Special Needs Got Talent” competition will be held in the style of the X-Factor and American Idol on Feb. 4 in East Islip.
East Meadow School District declares Diwali an official holiday for the 2017-2018 school year calendar.
The Long Island Whole Child Academy, School for Twice Exceptional Learning will welcome its first class in January.
Catholic Elementary Schools of Long Island have added almost 800 new Chromebooks in classrooms.
Wine & Design has opened an upbeat and creative space for all ages in Nassau County.
Cup O’ Fun Cafe, an indoor play space in Nassau County, has added a new BEAM virtual playground.
Facing declining participation, Green Vale was the first middle school on Long Island to switch from tackle to flag football. Now numbers are up and other schools are joining in.
Photos from Nassau County, Long Island, after-school programs, performances, and other child-focused businesses and venues.
The weekend of Dec. 10-11 enjoy holiday markets in Manhattan and Long Island with gifts made by kid entrepreneurs!
M.A.T.S.S. Kids’ Gym & Early Childcare Education Center in Syosset is now offering swimming lessons and instructions at the new Long Island Swim School.
Steven Morgan, D.D.S. recently joined the ProHEALTH Dental practice.
PTS Coaching, a nationwide parent-training program for children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD), is now offering private home tutoring for children of all ages.
The JEI Learning Center, famous for teaching children the philosophy of self-learning, has a new location in Hicksville, NY.
HappyFest is the very first all-ages, all-abilities obstacle course and festival of its kind and will be held fat Long Island Sports Park, in Calverton, NY, on Oct. 15th.
The children of Joyous Music School will be coming out with their first album at the end of the year, called Reflection, which will be available on iTunes.
This fall, families can see amazing jack o’lantern displays when RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns makes its much-anticipated New Jersey debut and also returns to Long Island.
NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2016 Kids Cover Contest.
LI FamFest takes place on September 17, 2016 from 10am - 3pm. It's a fun day for the whole family. Kids can play in the Kids Corner and participate in Activity Classes and parents can meet many Back to School exhibitors.
Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo will be hosting a Camel Naming Party on Saturday, August 6 to announce the name of its newest addition.
North Shore Performing Arts Center in Syosset now offering combination classes for boys and girls ages 2-5.
Cousins Paintball is a multi-sport facility offers paintball and golf as well as private events and parties.
We're giving away two family-packs of tickets to see Laurie Berkner in concert at the Great South Bay Music Festival in Patchogue on July 17, and to attend a meet-and-greet with her.
UPDATED June 2017: Father's Day is on June 18 this year and there are lots of fun Father's Day events on Long Island. Celebrate the dads in your life at the racetrack or a museum, with some baseball, live music, or other fun activity. Check out these Father's Day events in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids on Long Island.