Stamford Charter School for Excellence, which is based on the proven model of the Bronx Charter School for Excellence, is set to open in the fall. The charter school in Stamford is accepting applications for pre-K through first grade.
Five Mile River Nursery School in Rowayton, CT, has partnered with Whole Foods Market, America’s first nationally certified organic grocer, to launch their health conscious initiative to go completely organic.
Children at Rainbow of Languages now have two new ways to learn languages and culture: music and arts and crafts. The foreign language immersion program teaches children Spanish, French, Russian, English, Mandarin, and German.
The Discovery Museum & Planetarium, a museum for kids in Connecticut, is launching a new series of educational workshops for kids, including a Lego workshop series and art workshops.
Talent Education Suzuki School, a Fairfield school that offers music education for kids, recently began offering a parent-child Suzuki music class for young children.
Sara Ysaac-Garcia, D.M.D., will open her pediatric dental office, Children’s Dentistry of Trumbull, in late March. The pediatric dentist in Trumbull is now accepting new patients.
IncrediFlix, a movie-making summer day camp for kids, is moving to the New York metro area. Locations in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Brooklyn, and Fairfield, CT, will host the film camp.
Reproductive Medical Associates of Connecticut recently opened its location in Norwalk. The clinic is staffed by fertility specialists and focuses on reproductive medicine.
Pump It Up, a children's entertainment facility and birthday party location in Norwalk, now offers sensory-friendly birthday parties for children with special needs.
Camp Seton, a year-round Boy Scout programs, offers a day camp for boys (scouting experience not necessary) in Greenwich. The Fairfield County outdoor-based day camp recently added an amphitheater.
Sterling Care, a Greenwich-based home staffing service, now offers a babysitter placement program to help families in Fairfield County find a babysitter that suits their in-home child care needs.
Westport Dance Center is scheduled to begin its newest preschool dance class Leap N' Learn in January. The center aims to offer the best dance programming in Westport.
Your Driver Is Here, a unique car service, recently began offering rides in Westchester and Fairfield counties. The car service uses your own car to drive you where you need to go. The company also offers car service for minors.
The Whitby School, a Montessori school in Greenwich, offers PlayBright, a mommy and me social group, for children ages 5 and younger and their parent. PlayBright plans to offer a new lunchtime event, as well as parent workshops.
Children's Therapy and Learning Center recently opened in Fairfield. The center offers therapies, including speech, physical, and occupational, educational services, including tutoring, Handwriting without Tears, and support, as well as interventions.
The Clover Hill School, a Waldorf school for preschool and kindergarten-age children based in Norwalk, CT, was once only an idea brought up in a Stamford church meeting room. This year, it celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Music for Children and Beyond, a music program that offers music classes for kids in Norwalk, now offers a ukulele class for kids and baby and parent music classes.
Rainbow of Languages, a language immersion program based in Greenwich, is set to being its fall session in September. The language lessons include Spanish, Mandarin, French, Russian, Hebrew, and ESL.
Connecticut Governor Malloy and Treasurer Nappier recently announced the launch of the CHET Baby Scholars program through the CHET 529 College Savings Plan. The Connecticut 529, managed by TIAA-CREF, helps families save money for their child's college education.
CompuChild, a STEM education facility in Fairfield County, offers STEM classes for kids in Westport. Kids can learn to build robots and other machines.
In September, the first-ever Phoebe's Phriends COLORFLASH5K color run in Westport, Connecticut's Sherwood Island Park will raise funds for pediatric cancer research in honor of resident teen and cancer survivor Phoebe Spear.
Sterling Care, a Greenwich family services company, recently added its nanny placement service to help families find an in-home child care provider. Sterling Care also offers training in topics such as CPR and first aid training and organization.
Quassy Amusement Park recently began posting News Team Quassy video reports to its YouTube channel. The educational program for area students covers topics such as lasers and roller coaster physics.
Teen Pro Race Car Driver Plans Project Yellow Light Race to Raise Awareness of Distracted Driving Dangers
Three brothers are signing up teens from high schools in Fairfield County, CT, and Westchester County, NY, for the second annual Project Yellow Light Race in Mount Kisco, NY, a scholarship competition that will raise awareness of the dangers or distracted driving.
New Canaan YMCA recently expanded the fitness offerings at its facility. The YMCA repurposed an area for fitness activities using various equipment, and offers LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a fitness program for cancer survivors.