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Top Things to Do with Kids in Westchester County NY this January
by Ellen Pocost - January 05, 2012

Want fun and affordable things to do in Westchester this January? We've got you covered! Get all the details on the best local kids' events happening this month, from fun family shows to our top picks for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Plus, find out why a trip over the border either CT or the Bronx (or both!) is totally worth your while.


A Girly Girl Gives in to Guy Gifts
by Ellen Pocost - December 02, 2011

One local mom, a self-proclaimed "girly girl," struggles to fathom her son's boyish Christmas gift requests, but eventually learns to embrace his Star Wars-loving, Call of Duty-coveting attitude.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Westchester County NY - December 2011
by Ellen Pocost - November 21, 2011

Looking for some fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County NY this December? We've hand-picked the best kids events from our calendar section, including some great holiday events and shows for families, a Christmas tree sale that benefits a good cause, a free Harry Potter Marathon in honor of winter vacation, a Free Arts Day, and two fun new exhibits.


The Bullying Academy Teaches Kids About the Dangers of Bullying and Cyberbullying
by Ellen Pocost - October 19, 2011

The newly launched Bullying Academy is a web-based interactive program designed to help middle school students recognize avoid bullying by educating them on its dangers, effects on others, and alternatives.


Best Things to Do with Kids in Westchester County NY - November 2011
by Ellen Pocost - October 19, 2011

Looking for fun and low-cost kids events in Westchester? We've hand-picked the best things to do with your family from our November calendar of events, including the Westchester County Light the Night Walk; a few family-friendly shows, including the first "The Nutcracker" performance of the season; and a handful of family hikes, walks, and runs in honor of Thanksgiving.


Zuzee.com is a Safe Alternative to Facebook and Twitter for Tweens
by Ellen Pocost - October 17, 2011

Zuzee.com, a social networking and photo sharing site specifically for girls, was designed by parents with safety in mind.


Meet the Editor: Ellen Pocost
by Ellen Pocost - October 13, 2011

Introducing Ellen Pocost, Westchester Calendar Editor and Directory Editor


New Online Store Allows Women to Rent Designer Maternity Clothes
by Ellen Pocost - September 26, 2011

Mine for Nine is an online boutique that allows women to borrow designer maternity clothes at 75 percent off retail price.


Organize Your Children's Health Records Online with MotherKnows
by Ellen Pocost - September 26, 2011

MotherKnows is a secure website and mobile app that provides parents access to their child's health records anywhere, anytime.


Bowling for Pajamas in Westchester
by Ellen Pocost - September 22, 2011

The Westchester County chapter of the Pajama Program will host its Third Annual Bowl-a-Rama for Pajamas this October, in support of the nonprofit organization's goal to provide half a million children with warm pajamas by the end of the year.


Best Events for Kids in Westchester - October 2011
by Ellen Pocost - September 22, 2011

Find fun and free things to do with kids in Westchester County, New York, this October, including a fundraising walk for pets in New Rochelle, an Italian festival in Tuckahoe, Horse & Carriage Day in Garrison, a fun-filled fall festival in Ossining, Sesame Street Live in White Plains, and some Halloween events in Mamaroneck and Yonkers.


September 11 Memorial Events in Westchester County NY
by Ellen Pocost - August 18, 2011

Westchester County families can commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks at several local memorial events. Read on for details.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Westchester County NY - September 2011
by Ellen Pocost - August 18, 2011

We've selected the best family events in Westchester County, New York, from our September 2011 calendar. This month, don't miss the Yorktown Grange Fair (including the tractor parade and dog show), a Chinese festival in North Salem, the John Jay Homestead Barn Dance and Country Fair in Katonah, and a special family day at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Westchester County NY - August 2011
by Ellen Pocost - July 14, 2011

Check out our favorite events for kids happening this August in Westchester County, New York. You'll find some great things to do as a family, including kids' shows and concerts in Scarsdale and Larchmont, a steamboat festival in Kingston, a special nature program at South Salem's Wolf Conservation Center, a Jewish storytelling performance in Sleepy Hollow, and science and nature workshops for kids aboard the Science Barge in Yonkers.


Best Halloween Events & Activities in Westchester
by Ellen Pocost - September 22, 2014

Get all the details on the six best Halloween events in Westchester. This year, we've rated the top celebrations in the area from tamest to scariest, so you'll know which events are best for your kids and family.



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