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June 27-28 Weekend Highlights by NYMetroParents
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School's Out, Now What?!
Let the fun begin.


June 27-28
The future's so bright, gotta wear shades...
 

School let out in most of our communities this week, so chances are you'll be at a barbecue or two in celebration of one of your own grads or a family member's. If you haven't gotten a gift yet, we've got you covered, with unique and highly likable gifts for elementary school "grads," middle school mover-uppers, and the biggie: high school graduates (including these cool, virtually indestructible sunglasses from TOMS). We've put a few of these items on our own wish lists, too...just sayin'.

For the days when you haven't got a party, our weekend agenda below has only the best picks for your family—have fun, and wear sunscreen!
 

 

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Top Activities for Kids

Saturday, June 27

• Flutter into Butterfly Weekend (Grasshopper Grove, too!) in Rockland

• Swedish circus co. Magmanus hits SummerStage in Brooklyn

• Try the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course in Queens 
(also Sunday)

• Dance to the music at Strummin' and Drummin' on Long Island 

• Celebrate International Mud Day at a Long Island farm

• Support the Mamaroneck Fire Dept. at their Annual Carnival in Westchester (also Sunday)

• Go down the rabbit hole at Alice: 150 Years in Wonderland in Manhattan

• Embark upon a letterboxing scavenger hunt in Trumbull, CT 

Continued Below...
 
 
 

Sunday, June 28

• Kick off summer with live music and fireworks in Rockland

• Family-friendly Mardi Gras arrives in Midwood, Brooklyn 

• Tinker, design, and create at Sew Cool Hand in Queens 

• Dance to the music at Stummin' and Drummin' on Long Island 

• Last chance for Polo at Beth Page State Park for only $5 on Long Island

• Bike a 13-mile stretch safely in Westchester

• 
Sample Asian cuisines at the Taste of Asia Food Fest in Manhattan 

• Visit with mud-loving pigs and get all-around dirty atMarvelous Mud Day in Mystic, CT

 
 
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Long Island
Nassau
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Summer Fun Guide
There are 95 days of summer, and we've got fun ideas for every single one!
 

Are you staying put in the city when others head out to the Hamptons or the Jersey Shore? Maybe you're NYC-bound from the 'burbs. Either way, there are LOTS of awesome things happening that you can plan ahead for—like encountering circus performers all over city streets, screening films at an outdoor courtyard at MOMA, or just getting in some free sports activities for the kids.

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