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Heeling Autism

Heeling Autism

Five families in the New York area, including Westchester County, receive autism service dogs through the Guiding Eyes' Heeling Autism program.

Fairfield Dance Studio Opens New Eco-Friendly Location

Fairfield Dance Studio Opens New Eco-Friendly Location

Flash Pointe Dance Studio, located in Fairfield, recently opened a new, eco-friendly location. The new studio re-used or donated existing materials from the original structure, as well as the previous facility. And, with the new studio, Flash Pointe Dance is able to offer more classes.

Evergreen Family Dental Care Welcomes New Dentist

Evergreen Family Dental Care Welcomes New Dentist

Evergreen Family Dental Care, located in Ridgefield, welcomed Harinder Sandhu, D.D.S., to the practice in July. Dr. Sandhu offers Invisalign, Six Month Smile, and ZOOM teeth whitening, among other services, as well as convenient office hours.

New Well-Fitness Boutique Helps Empower Women

New Well-Fitness Boutique Helps Empower Women

Benay Rubin made her 17-year long dream a reality when she opened the doors to SHE3 Well-Fitness Boutique in Fairfield. Rubin empowers women to make a healthy lifestyle change through physical fitness and clean, holistic eating habits.

New York Children's Theater Festival Accepting Submissions for Spring 2013 Productions

New York Children's Theater Festival Accepting Submissions for Spring 2013 Productions

Beginning Oct. 1, 2012 through Nov. 12, 2012, the New york Children's Theater Festival will be accepting submissions for its spring 2013 productions, encouraging people from all over the world to write live children's entertainment.

A Literary Hero in Fairfield

A Literary Hero in Fairfield

A Wilton mom steps in to preserve the words of other thinking mothers by buying "Brain, Child" magazine, a literary publication that bills itself as "the magazine for thinking mothers."

Be the Next Children's Place Superstar

Be the Next Children's Place Superstar

The Children's Place is launching its second annual model search this fall to discover its next superstar who will win round-trip air transportation to the glamorous photo shoot and a $500 gift card to spend on all of the latest styles.

Greenwich Foundation Seeks Two Host Homes for International Fellows

Greenwich Foundation Seeks Two Host Homes for International Fellows

Friendship Ambassadors Foundation in downtown Greenwich, CT will be hosting young International Youth Fellows in 2013 and seeks two Westchester and Fairfield families to host the two accomplished young professionals who will be working at the foundation for at least six months.

Disney Store Donates School Supplies to Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Disney Store Donates School Supplies to Boys and Girls Clubs of America

In partnership with The Walt Disney Company, Disney Store will donate 25,000 school supply kits to children at the Boys and Girls Club of America, adding a little back-to-school magic as kids nationwide prepare to return to the classroom this fall.

Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Dine at the White House

Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Dine at the White House

More than 50 young chefs from across the U.S., including two kids from the NYC area, tackled the First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and won a chance to dine at the first Kids' State Dinner held at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama and a surprise guest, President Obama.

New Canaan Mounted Troop Offers Horse Therapy Program

New Canaan Mounted Troop Offers Horse Therapy Program

New Canaan Mounted Troop, a nonprofit organization that teaches children to ride and take care of horses, will offer a Therapeutic Riding Program in the fall. The program will be led by two Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship certified instructors.

Counseling Facility in Fairfield Helps Struggling Teens

Counseling Facility in Fairfield Helps Struggling Teens

When Carol Passmore and Lisa LaReau worked in schools, they saw a need for a facility that helps the preteens and teens who are slipping through the cracks at school. Connect To Care addresses issues surrounding anxiety, depression, and social and emotional challenges, among others.

Down the Yellow Brick Road

Down the Yellow Brick Road

Children with special needs of the DramaRama program performed a 30-minute show of' The Wizard of Oz" at New Canaan's Summer Theater Festival, memorizing lines and cues and achieving great milestones.

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Opens in Fairfield County

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Opens in Fairfield County

Yale-New Haven Children's Specialty Hospital recently opened a new location in Norwalk that employs world-class experts covering a wide range of medical specialties. Residents no longer have to leave Fairfield County to seek specialty medical services.

New Parkour and Freerunning Gym Opens in Fairfield

New Parkour and Freerunning Gym Opens in Fairfield

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.

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

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 Offers Summer Camp and Day Care to Stamford

Chelsea Piers Offers Summer Camp and Day Care to Stamford

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.

New Wilton Candy Store Offers Parties, Buffets, Baked Goods

New Wilton Candy Store Offers Parties, Buffets, Baked Goods

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!

Free Screenings for Kids Keep Lice Out of Camps, Schools

Free Screenings for Kids Keep Lice Out of Camps, Schools

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 Hosts Engineering is Elementary

Hamden Hall Country Day School Hosts Engineering is Elementary

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 Design Studio Moves to Westport, CT

Make and Mingle Design Studio Moves to Westport, CT

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.

Camp SoundWaters in Stamford Now Offered to All Ages

Camp SoundWaters in Stamford Now Offered to All Ages

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.

Tutoring Center in Wilton, CT Offers New Summer Camp

Tutoring Center in Wilton, CT Offers New Summer Camp

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.

Stamford Garden Club Awards Local Educator

Stamford Garden Club Awards Local Educator

The Stamford Garden Club recognized the founder of the G.I.V.E. Program as a local leader in environmental education.

Westchester's Dr. Pete Publishes New Book

Westchester's Dr. Pete Publishes New Book

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.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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