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First-Ever Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby World Championship to be Held in NYC

The Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America will host the first Pinewood Derby World Championship on June 27 in the center of Times Square. Registration for the event is open, and more than 200 Cub Scouts from across the nation are expected to attend.

May. 04, 2015

Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Take the kids to the Summer of Fun 2015 at Hudson River Park, with outdoor movies, concerts, and activities for families all summer long, from May through September. Take in the waterfront view and fun, family-friendly entertainment at Hudson River Park.

Apr. 29, 2015

The Vincent Smith School Adds Dr. Andrea Carlsen to Board of Directors

The Vincent Smith School Board of Trustees has added Andrea Carlsen, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Carlsen also serves as Medical Director of North Shore TMS in Huntington, NY.

Apr. 28, 2015

Five Mile River Nursery School Partners with Whole Foods to Go Organic

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.

Apr. 27, 2015

Academic Lingo Commonly Used in Special Education

If you’ve just started learning about your child’s rights, the terms can be confusing, but it’s imperative to know the terminology to be an effective advocate for your child. Here’s a cheat sheet to the most common terms you’re likely to encounter in special education.

Apr. 27, 2015

New MarketFest Shops Opening at Playland Park in Rye

Playland MarketFest will open in Rye as part of Playland Park's Opening Day Celebration on May 9. Local and regional vendors of vintage and handmade items, jewelry, artwork, crafts, clothing, and artisanal food will be represented to offer an exciting shopping experience.

Apr. 23, 2015

New York Hall of Science Honored with a National Award for Services

The New York Hall of Science of Queens is one of 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community.

Apr. 22, 2015

Five Places to Look for High School Internship Opportunities

Internships help students learn more about industries or fields of interest, meet professionals to whom they can turn as mentors in the future, and most importantly, gain real world experience. Use these five tips on where to start looking.

Apr. 21, 2015

Important Questions to Ask a Camp Director

Are your kids ready for overnight camp? More importantly, are you? The moms behind Mabel's Labels offer some great questions to ask camp directors to put your fears to rest.

Apr. 20, 2015

How to Find the Right Camp for Your Kid

Looking for the right summer camp for your child? Here’s some helpful tips and advice from Mabel's Labels, a company founded by four moms. See below for their suggestions for great things to consider when choosing a summer camp for your child!

Apr. 20, 2015

Top 100 Things to Do in Summer in the NYC Area

Make the most of summer with our list of the top 100 things to do in and near New York City from June through September. Get details on fun summer festivals, outdoor concerts and movies, and much more in NYC, Long Island, Southeast New York, and Connecticut.

Apr. 16, 2015

Long Island Camps for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: The best Long Island day camps and specialty camps are here! Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Nassau County, Long Island. Our guide includes Nassau day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Great Neck, Roslyn and the rest of Nassau County, NY. We also have Suffolk day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings in Northport, Oyster Bay, and all over Suffolk County, Long Island.

Apr. 15, 2015

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New Jersey and Staten Island

UPDATED APRIL 2015: Explore zoos, nature centers and botanical gardens in New Jersey and Staten Island. Read through our guide to find petting zoos, arboretums, nature preserves, farms and public gardens, all packed with fun nature activities for the whole family. Let your little ones loose to try their hands at zoo feedings and touch tanks, explore wooded trails, and learn about exotic plants. The spring season is the perfect time to explore the outdoors.

Apr. 15, 2015

Your Complete Guide to Raising Kids in Fairfield County

Here is your ultimate guide to life in Fairfield County with kids. Consider it a cheat sheet to everything you need for raising a family in Connecticut, from the best events each weekend to the top birthday party places, summer camps, schools and child care, sports and after-school activities, doctors and hospitals, parent support groups, and more.

Mar. 31, 2015

Your Complete Guide to Raising Kids in Westchester

Find everything you need for your family with this ultimate guide to raising kids in Westchester. Consult this resource whenever you need it to gain access to the best events in Westchester each weekend, to local Westchester birthday party places, summer camps, schools and child care, sports and after-school activities, doctors and hospitals, parent support groups, and more.

Mar. 31, 2015

Little Girl Uses Brains and Personality to Stand Up to School Bully

This four-year-old is told by a classmate that she's ugly. What she says in response shows that brains and personality are the most beautiful qualities a kid can possess. See how she combats bullying in the video below.

Mar. 31, 2015

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New York City, Long Island, and CT

UPDATED APRIL 2015: Celebrate the great outdoors with a family day trip to one of these seasonally splendid spots in the New York metro area, including New York City; Long Island; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; and Fairfield County, CT.

Mar. 24, 2015

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

Tickets to the hottest Broadway shows can be hard to come by, so why not treat the whole family to an overnight hotel stay and score tickets to Finding Neverland in the process?

Mar. 23, 2015

What You Need to Know About the ABLE Act

The folks at Autism Speaks provide an overview of the Able Act, signed into law for 2015. The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act allows people with special needs to have a tax-free savings account to help finance disability-related needs.

Mar. 20, 2015

New Community Living Program for Adults with Autism to Launch in Westchester

Neighborhood Network of New York has received a $1 million grant to launch a first-of-its-kind community living services program for adults with autism in Westchester, with plans to expand the program throughout New York State.

Mar. 06, 2015

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