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HappyFest Obstacle Course and Festival Coming to Long Island

HappyFest Obstacle Course and Festival Coming to Long Island

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.

Prime Time Early Learning Center Adds New Enrichment Programs to Fall Curriculum

Prime Time Early Learning Center Adds New Enrichment Programs to Fall Curriculum

Prime Time Early Learning Center in Farmingdale is offering new enrichment programs, including Spanish enrichment, art, and Zumba for students 18 months and older.

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery Now Offering Fishing Birthday Parties

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery Now Offering Fishing Birthday Parties

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery is now offering fishing birthday parties, in which partygoers ages four and older can fish for 45 minutes.

Children’s Entertainment Center Now Offering Sensory Friendly Facilities

Children’s Entertainment Center Now Offering Sensory Friendly Facilities

Safari Adventure in Riverhead has been refinished and now includes arcade games and inflatables as well as a sensory calming spa for kids with special needs.

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

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.

Local Farms to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Local Farms to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

One of the most beloved television specials of all time, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, is turning 50 this year, and farms across the country are set to celebrate the special anniversary this fall.

2016 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists Announced

2016 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2016 Kids Cover Contest.

Come Join the Fun at LIFamFest 2016

Come Join the Fun at LIFamFest 2016

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 Hosts Camel Naming Party

Long Island Game Farm Hosts Camel Naming Party

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.

Pediatric Behavioral Health Center Opens in Stony Brook

Pediatric Behavioral Health Center Opens in Stony Brook

Three Village Behavioral Medicine, a brand new practice founded by Dr. James Parles, MD, PLLC, opened in Stony Brook last month.

Girls Empowerment Camp to Open at West Hills Day Camp

Girls Empowerment Camp to Open at West Hills Day Camp

A Mighty Lass is extending their regular programming for the first time this summer to include a camp for girls at West Hills Day Camp.

Enter to Win! VIP Laurie Berkner Family Packs

Enter to Win! VIP Laurie Berkner Family Packs

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.

Film School Launches Summer Camp for Kids

Film School Launches Summer Camp for Kids

Take Two Film Academy, a film school for kids and teens with interest in video and media literacy, is launching a summer camp.

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts on Long Island

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts on Long Island

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids on Long Island.

Pest Control Company Launches Mosquito Control Initiative

Pest Control Company Launches Mosquito Control Initiative

Mosquito Joe Long Island launches Mosquito Control Awareness Week - Beat the Bloodsuckers Campaign.

4H Camp Welcomes New Farm Manager

4H Camp Welcomes New Farm Manager

Jessica Herwick recently joined the Cornel Cooperative Extension as Farm Manager.

Last District in Suffolk County Without Full-Day Kindergarten Gets Approved for One

Last District in Suffolk County Without Full-Day Kindergarten Gets Approved for One

The Harborfields Board of Education voted 6-1 Tuesday night to approve a cap-piercing $82.85 million school budget that includes a full-day kindergarten program.

Golf Clinic Offered for Children With Special Needs

Golf Clinic Offered for Children With Special Needs

T Off 4 Autism is holding a special needs golf clinic in Glen Head on June 18.

Bowling Alley in Riverhead Gets Updated Game Room

Bowling Alley in Riverhead Gets Updated Game Room

The All Star in Riverhead updated its game room with several new arcade games.

Art Studio Now Offers Classes For Kids With Special Needs

Art Studio Now Offers Classes For Kids With Special Needs

Picasso Kidz in Greenlawn is now offering art classes for children with special needs.

Long Island Teen Accepted to All 8 Ivy League Colleges

Long Island Teen Accepted to All 8 Ivy League Colleges

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, the valedictorian from Long Island’s Elmont Memorial High School, has been accepted to all eight Ivy League colleges.

LI Voyagers Day Camp Adds New Trips This Summer

LI Voyagers Day Camp Adds New Trips This Summer

LI Voyagers Day Camp adds new trips to their roster this summer.

Sports Center in Syosset Opens New Ice Hockey Rink

Sports Center in Syosset Opens New Ice Hockey Rink

LI SportsHub opens new ice rink opens to focus on youth and girls’ hockey.

Gymnastics Center Adds Boys’ Competitive Program

Gymnastics Center Adds Boys’ Competitive Program

Artistic Gymnastics in Hauppauge started a new competitive gymnastics program for boys.

Teen Donates Book Proceeds to Long Island's Cohen’s Medical Center

Teen Donates Book Proceeds to Long Island's Cohen’s Medical Center

A Long Island teen has donated $2,500 from sales of her second children’s book to Cohen Children’s Medical Center.




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