Whitby School Names Dr. Jack Creeden as Interim Head of School

Whitby School Names Dr. Jack Creeden as Interim Head of School

Whitby School in Greenwich, Connecticut named Dr. John “Jack” Creeden as its Interim Head of School on July 15. Creeden was chosen from a pool of distinguished candidates for his experience and leadership in independent schools. He was recently Hea...

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The Bruce Museum's Seaside Center Opens June 23

The Bruce Museum's Seaside Center Opens June 23

On June 23, the Bruce Museum's Seaside Center will open for the season in conjunction with Greenwich Shellfish Commission's Experience the Sound event, a family-friendly event that is open to the public–no beach pass required. This is the 13th annu...

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Greenwich Hospital Honors Survivors with a “Swinging into Survivorship” Celebration

Greenwich Hospital Honors Survivors with a “Swinging into Survivorship” Celebration

Greenwich Hospital honored more than 175 former patients, volunteers, and oncology staff from Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Greenwich Hospital campus to pay tribute to cancer survivors during a “Swinging into Survivorship” celebration on June 6. Several...

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Greenwich Hospital Chief of Surgery is Honored With the Lifetime Achievement Award

Greenwich Hospital Chief of Surgery is Honored With the Lifetime Achievement Award

On May 23, the 2019 Doctors of Distinction ceremony recognized Philip J. McWhorter, M.D. of Greenwich Hospital. Dr. McWhorter was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award, a distinction for his dedication to mentoring up-and-coming surgeons as well a...

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A Tree Will Be Planted for Every Tree Obstacle Course Scaled at Adventure Park This Weekend

A Tree Will Be Planted for Every Tree Obstacle Course Scaled at Adventure Park This Weekend

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum in Fairfield will be hosting its 2019 Arbor Day Weekend Climber Count Off from April 26-28. For each tree a child or adult climbs, Adventure Park will donate $1 to the Arbor Foundation, which will plant a ...

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Yale New Haven Children's Hospital at Greenwich Hospital Opens Pediatric Specialty Center

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital at Greenwich Hospital Opens Pediatric Specialty Center

This month, an 8,700-square-foot Pediatric Specialty Center opened at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital at Greenwich Hospital. The facility has a number of unique specialists including allergy/ immunology, cardiology, craniofacial surgery, endocri...

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MacInspires Now Offers Makerspaces and Larger Classrooms

MacInspires Now Offers Makerspaces and Larger Classrooms

After full renovations, MacInspires in Larchmont and Greenwich, CT now have more to offer, plus announce new fall classes.

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Corbin’s Crusaders Sports Camp Opens Connecticut Location

Corbin’s Crusaders Sports Camp Opens Connecticut Location

Corbin’s Crusaders opens sports and adventures day camp in Greenwich, CT.

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Win Tickets to See 'Pete the Cat' at Ridgefield Playhouse

Win Tickets to See 'Pete the Cat' at Ridgefield Playhouse

'Pete the Cat' is based on the beloved kids' book series. We're giving away tickets to the stage production at Ridgefield Playhouse.

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Billy Blanks Jr. to Hold Dance Class at 5th Annual Stamford Health, Wellness and Sports EXPO

Billy Blanks Jr. to Hold Dance Class at 5th Annual Stamford Health, Wellness and Sports EXPO

Billy Blanks Jr., as seen on ABC’s Shark Tank and Dr. Oz, will hold a free dance class at the 5th Annual Stamford Health, Wellness and Sports EXPO.

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Excel Urgent Care Opens in Stamford and Fairfield

Excel Urgent Care Opens in Stamford and Fairfield

Excel Urgent Care recent;y opened offices in Stamford and Fairfield, in which services such as X-rays, stitches, occupational medicine, and physicals are offered.

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Pediatric Dentist Office in Westport to Open New Location

Pediatric Dentist Office in Westport to Open New Location

Pediatric Dentistry @ Westport Dental Associates will open a new office on Riverside Avenue in Westport.

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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.

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Summer Theater Performances for Youth in New Canaan

Summer Theater Performances for Youth in New Canaan

The Summer Theatre of New Canaan is presenting two new, original productions its 13th season, James and the Giant Peach, and Cinderella, A Fairy’s Tale.

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Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties.

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Connecticut Fertility Center Offers New Support Group and Webimar

Connecticut Fertility Center Offers New Support Group and Webimar

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut is launching a new support group at its Stamford location and a secondary infertility webinar.

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Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opening Danbury Location This Month

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opening Danbury Location This Month

Bounce! Trampoline Sports opens a new location in Danbury, CT this month.

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Mystic Aquarium Announces New Frogs! Exhibit

Mystic Aquarium Announces New Frogs! Exhibit

frogs!—a 1,000 square foot exhibit featuring more than 30 different species of frogs and other amphibians from around the world—is set to open over Memorial Day weekend 2016.

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Stamford Fencing Center Now Offering Competition Training

Stamford Fencing Center Now Offering Competition Training

As of January 2016, Stamford Fencing Center started offering a Competition Program for kids that are serious about fencing.

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Tech Programs Added at Local Summer Camps

Tech Programs Added at Local Summer Camps

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Nursery School in Greenwich Will Offer Extended Hours

Nursery School in Greenwich Will Offer Extended Hours

Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School in Greenwich will be offering extended hours and additional day options for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

MaryAnn Paris took to Facebook to defend son, Michael, against bullies.

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Orthodontics Practice Opens Two New Locations in New Canaan and Monroe

Orthodontics Practice Opens Two New Locations in New Canaan and Monroe

My Smile Orthodontics is extending its high quality practice with offices in New Canaan and Monroe.

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New Swim Program Available in Stamford for All Ages

New Swim Program Available in Stamford for All Ages

Take Me to the Water Swim School comes to Stamford, CT to share over 30 years of swim instruction experience.

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Why Do You Love Your Hometown? #NYMP Contest

Why Do You Love Your Hometown? #NYMP Contest

Win FREE family memberships to great area attractions, such as Legoland Westchester, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, and Long Island Children's Museum. To enter, just tell us why you love your hometown or borough!

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Westport Clinic Re-Opens Under New Management

Westport Clinic Re-Opens Under New Management

Westport Urgent Care, a walk-in clinic, recently re-opened under new management.

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Norwalk’s Pump It Up Party Space Adds Music Classes

Norwalk’s Pump It Up Party Space Adds Music Classes

Pump It Up Norwalk adds music classes for kids with local musicians Jay and Ray. Learn more about Pump It Up's birthdays and music classes for kids in Norwalk.

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Temple Sholom Expands Nursery School Curriculum this School Year

Temple Sholom Expands Nursery School Curriculum this School Year

The Selma Maisel Nursery School at Temple Sholom in Greenwich, is expanding its preschool curriculum to include more science, cooking, and interactive theater classes.

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Best of Broadway Comes to The Palace Theatre

Best of Broadway Comes to The Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre, located in Downtown Stamford, will host productions of popular Broadway shows as part of its new Theatre Series. The family theater hosts a variety of family-friendly performing arts activities year-round.

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Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinics open in Westport and New Canaan

Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinics open in Westport and New Canaan

Andrew Parker, M.D., ear, nose, and throat specialist, opened two new locations of his practice Parker Ear, Nose and Throat of Fairfield County in Westport and New Canaan.

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Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magaz...

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Math-Only Learning Center Opens in Greenwich and Trumbull

Math-Only Learning Center Opens in Greenwich and Trumbull

Mathnasium, a math-only learning center that aims to help students catch up, get ahead, and stay ahead in math knowledge, recently opened academic enrichment centers in Trubmull and Greenwich.

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High-End Brand Consignment Store Opens in Greenwich

High-End Brand Consignment Store Opens in Greenwich

The Haute Spot, a high-end consignment store, recently opened in Greenwich. The store offers brands such as J. Crew, Ralph Lauren, and Lilly Pulitzer for lower prices.

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Charter School for Excellence to Open in Stamford

Charter School for Excellence to Open in Stamford

Stamford Charter School for Excellence, which is based on the proven model of the Bronx Charter School for Excellence, is set to open in the fall. The charter school in Stamford is accepting applications for pre-K through first grade.

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

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.

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Kids Learn Languages Through Music and Crafts

Kids Learn Languages Through Music and Crafts

Children at Rainbow of Languages now have two new ways to learn languages and culture: music and arts and crafts. The foreign language immersion program teaches children Spanish, French, Russian, English, Mandarin, and German.

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The Discovery Museum Launches Wonder Workshops Series for Kids

The Discovery Museum & Planetarium, a museum for kids in Connecticut, is launching a new series of educational workshops for kids, including a Lego workshop series and art workshops.

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Norwalk Music School Adds Parent-Child Class

Norwalk Music School Adds Parent-Child Class

Talent Education Suzuki School, a Fairfield school that offers music education for kids, recently began offering a parent-child Suzuki music class for young children.

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Trumbull Pediatric Dentist Now Open

Trumbull Pediatric Dentist Now Open

Sara Ysaac-Garcia, D.M.D., will open her pediatric dental office, Children’s Dentistry of Trumbull, in late March. The pediatric dentist in Trumbull is now accepting new patients.

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Movie-Making Summer Camp Comes to NY Metro Area

Movie-Making Summer Camp Comes to NY Metro Area

IncrediFlix, a movie-making summer day camp for kids, is moving to the New York metro area. Locations in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Brooklyn, and Fairfield, CT, will host the film camp.

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Fertility Specialists at RMACT Help Norwalk Women Conceive

Fertility Specialists at RMACT Help Norwalk Women Conceive

Reproductive Medical Associates of Connecticut recently opened its location in Norwalk. The clinic is staffed by fertility specialists and focuses on reproductive medicine.

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Sensory-Friendly Birthday Parties at Norwalk's Pump It Up

Sensory-Friendly Birthday Parties at Norwalk's Pump It Up

Pump It Up, a children's entertainment facility and birthday party location in Norwalk, now offers sensory-friendly birthday parties for children with special needs.

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Boys Day Camp Builds Amphitheater for Campwide Meetings

Boys Day Camp Builds Amphitheater for Campwide Meetings

Camp Seton, a year-round Boy Scout programs, offers a day camp for boys (scouting experience not necessary) in Greenwich. The Fairfield County outdoor-based day camp recently added an amphitheater.

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Greenwich Homecare Staffing Firm Begins Babysitter Placement

Sterling Care, a Greenwich-based home staffing service, now offers a babysitter placement program to help families in Fairfield County find a babysitter that suits their in-home child care needs.

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Westport Dance Center to Offer Preschool Dance Class

Westport Dance Center is scheduled to begin its newest preschool dance class Leap N' Learn in January. The center aims to offer the best dance programming in Westport.

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Your Driver Is Here Offers Car Service for Minors

Your Driver Is Here, a unique car service, recently began offering rides in Westchester and Fairfield counties. The car service uses your own car to drive you where you need to go. The company also offers car service for minors.

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Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids

The Whitby School, a Montessori school in Greenwich, offers PlayBright, a mommy and me social group, for children ages 5 and younger and their parent. PlayBright plans to offer a new lunchtime event, as well as parent workshops.

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Children’s Therapy and Learning Center Opens in Fairfield

Children's Therapy and Learning Center recently opened in Fairfield. The center offers therapies, including speech, physical, and occupational, educational services, including tutoring, Handwriting without Tears, and support, as well as interventio...

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The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year

The Clover Hill School, a Waldorf school for preschool and kindergarten-age children based in Norwalk, CT, was once only an idea brought up in a Stamford church meeting room. This year, it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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Music for Children and Beyond to Offer Two New Programs

Music for Children and Beyond, a music program that offers music classes for kids in Norwalk, now offers a ukulele class for kids and baby and parent music classes.

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