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.
The Glass House, built by architect Philip Johnson in New Canaan, now offers after-school tours for children in fifth through eighth grades. The tours aim to introduce kids to architecture in a fun and easy way to understand.
St. Vincent's Special Needs Services recently added a Hydroworx pool and now offers aqua therapy. St. Vincent's school has also expanded to offer services for children with autism spectrum disorder.
New Canaan Nature Center recently expanded its summer camp programs to include more outdoor recreation and education. The nature and adventure summer camps in Fairfield County offer three levels based on age.
Blue Man Group, which combines music, technology, and comedy for a theatrical experience, recently added to its birthday party offerings. The Blue Man Group birthday party now includes the opportunity to have cake in the lobby before the show. The unique birthday party in Manhattan is suitable for all ages.
Yale Child Study Center currently seeks participants in its cognitive-behavioral therapy study. The study aims to see if children who are taught various strategies will have fewer aggressive behavior outbursts.
A new sunless tanning option is available in Fairfield County. Zen Bronze, an organic spray tan studio whose water-based tanning solutions are made with olive oil and coffee beans, recently began offering an express airbrush tanning option.
Alliance Francaise of Greenwich has partnered with Focus on French Cinema to host the 10th anniversary of the French film festival in Greenwich this year. Festivalgoers can screen French films, meet French celebrities, attend Q-and-A sessions with film stars and directors, and attend an opening night gala.
Though it would be a smart business move, LODGESOXX owners Meredith Milliken and Andrea Goldman of Weston, CT have vowed not to travel to the Winter Olympics in Sochi in light of Russia's "anti-gay" laws announced by Vladimir Putin in the fall.
Stephanie Soalt, ND, MS, LMT, who treats patients with special needs holistically, recently opened a Norwalk location of the Body Intelligence Holistic Health Center. Dr. Soalt combines naturopathy and creative therapies to help patients improve their quality of life.
The Fairfield Orthodontic Center, which offers state-of-the-art orthodontic care in Fairfield, is under new ownership. Kathryn Reluga, D.M.D., has 15 years of clinical experience and is dedicated to offering patients highly individualized orthodontic care. The practice offers braces, Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, and habit breaking, such as thumb sucking.
Temple Israel Childhood Center is now accepting registrations for its new pre-K program. The Westport pre-K incorporates Jewish education and technology in the curriculum, as well as students working collaboratively.