GCA Parkour & Freerunning is a new gym that recently opened in Fairfield. At this gym, kids can learn how to walk up and flip off walls, jumping, and swinging on bars. The gym is full of trampolines, wooden boxes, steel structures, and spring floors, as well as all the necessary safety equipment.
Parents, faculty, and PTA members from across the New York City area worked together to win new books from the "Books 4 Our School" campaign co-sponsored by the Brooke Jackman Foundation and NYMetroParents.
Chelsea Piers of Manhattan opens a new location called Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford. This complex has three levels, including a mezzanine level, and offers activities and fitness programs for the whole family.
The Candy Bin opened its first location in Wilton, CT. This one-stop candy shop offeres birthday parties, candy buffets, Cookie Camp, and edible arrangements. If you just want to stop by to buy candy, they offer that, too!
The new Keep Lice Out of Camp program at three Licenders locations provides free lice screening for kids who are headed to camp this summer. By using this service, kids won't have to go through the public screening at the camp infirmary, and lice won't end up in schools in the fall.
Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, CT hosted a training workshop for local elementary teachers on science, technology, engineering, and math education.
Make and Mingle, a studio where you can design your own fabric creations, moved to Westport, CT. The new space is "very glammed up" and is stocked with a variety of supplies.
The popular Anything That Floats program at Camp SoundWaters in Stamford, CT is now offered to campers of all ages. This program focuses on learning about boat building, building a boat out of recycled materials, and racing the boats.
The Tutoring Center located in Wilton, CT now offers an educational summer camp, Camp D.A.S.H. This program encourages students to learn, exercise, and communicate, all while working on material from the grade they'll be entering in the fall.
The Stamford Garden Club recognized the founder of the G.I.V.E. Program as a local leader in environmental education.
Dr. Pete Richel of Northern Westchester Hospital has published a new book all about baby's first year, adding author to his list of titles that also includes pediatrician and singer/songwriter.
From public and private schools in Queens and the Bronx to those in Westchester, Long Island, Rockland County, and beyond, parents stand up to help stock dwindling school libraries with new books by voting for their child's school in the Books 4 Our School challenge.
At just 8 years old, Harrison Bernstein of Westport, CT, is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with a passion for the hospitality industry. Harrison got a chance to go behind-the-scenes at the newly renovated Westport Inn, where he spent a full day learning about the hotel business and doing some of his favorite things -- like folding napkins.
Family Therapeutic Counseling Matters is a professional counseling center that opened its doors to the Westport community on January 2.
Hair Fairies opened a new location in Fairfield, its seventh nationwide, on March 1.
Ridgefield native, Anna Parille, authors a children’s book, A New Home for the Honeypies, that features a fluffy puppy and his magical paw that helps kids see the brighter side to moving into a new home.
Camp Playland in New Canaan welcomes its third generation of family management to the 18-acre summer camp.
From San Francisco to Bridgeport, Dr. Dennis Godby, along with his sons and nephew, ran coast to coast to educate Americans about natural health care options.
In late September E.Nopi Learning Center, an international supplemental education franchise, opened in Westport, making it the fourth one in Connecticut.
Handfuls of PTAs across the country received a grant of $1,000 this week from the National PTA as part of their seventh annual Take Your Family to School Week, which occurs in February to help promote family engagement and support student achievement.
The New York Rangers and USA Hockey teams up with community ice rinks throughout the tri-state area to host the first-ever "Try Hockey for Free" day, introducing kids to hockey with free skating and hockey lessons.
Kumon, an after-school learning center, opens its newest location in Fairfield on Post Road.
Stamford families can take advantage of the town's new center dedicated to providing resources for a healthy pregnancy.
Seasoned clinical-school child psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein, a specialist in issues related to bullying and self-esteem, opened her own practice in Westport, CT, offering individual therapy, therapy for children and families experiencing divorce, psycho-educational evaluations, and therapy for gifted children and their families.
Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County has finally moved to its own space in Bridgeport, CT after more than 30 years in the community and will expand its arts programs through a generous grant.