Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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Lil Chameleon Launches Imagination Station 'Themed Playdates'

Lil Chameleon Launches Imagination Station 'Themed Playdates'

Sometimes as a parent or caretaker, it’s hard coming up with fresh activities to keep your lil ones occupied and engaged. Lil Chameleon, an award-winning kid’s resale shop, a play cafe, and party service provider just unveiled a new program: Imagin...

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Evidence-Based Social Skills Group Launches in Greenwich

Evidence-Based Social Skills Group Launches in Greenwich

Karina G. Campos, Psy.D will be offering PEERS, an evidence-based social skills group, for teens ages 11-17 struggling to make and keep friends this September in Greenwich, CT. The PEERS curriculum is taught in a small group format using a variety ...

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Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic to Scarsdale

Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic to Scarsdale

Children in Scarsdale will have an opportunity to play with their favorite MLB players at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Saturday, August 4 according to a press release.

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Lice Clinics of America Opens in Scarsdale

Lice Clinics of America Opens in Scarsdale

Lice Clinics of America opened a Scarsdale location in mid-May, bringing its one-hour lice removal service to the area. The clinic’s staff is certified in using the AirAlle® FDA approved device, which just uses heated air to kill head lice and eggs...

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Berkshire Farms Launches New Foster Care Programs

Berkshire Farms Launches New Foster Care Programs

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth in White Plains now offers new Foster Parent Training services. The program ran from June 12 through July 14 and was a combination of a MAPP and Team Approach program. During “MAPP” training, parents lea...

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MSquash Port Chester Welcomes Interactive Squash Courts

MSquash Port Chester Welcomes Interactive Squash Courts

Athletes from all over the world are finding their way to Port Chester this summer to try out the MSquash Accelerator, the brand new High Performance Squash Training. MSquash features the very first InteractiveSQUASH courts in the US, as well as a ...

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One River School of Art + Design Opens Street Art Student Exhibition

One River School of Art + Design Opens Street Art Student Exhibition

One River School of Art + Design will exhibit artwork from two weeks of Street Art camp by its Westchester art students ages 8-18. The exhibition is in collaboration with The Westchester Mall in White Plains, NY. One River School of Art + Design ha...

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Luna Park Gifts More Than $50k to Support NY-Area Girl Scout Troop

Luna Park Gifts More Than $50k to Support NY-Area Girl Scout Troop

Early this week, Luna Park presented $51,233 to the Mayor’s Fund for the City of New York to support Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY) Troop 6000.

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How Martial Arts Helped This Peekskill Family Overcome Tragedy

How Martial Arts Helped This Peekskill Family Overcome Tragedy

During the summer of 2015, Ron Paul, a beloved husband and father, broke his ankle. What should have been a relatively minor injury instead lead to multiple surgeries and infections that eventually lead to Ron’s death.

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White Plains Student Chosen for International Language Program in China

White Plains Student Chosen for International Language Program in China

One local New York-area student better get his passport ready. Jacob Furry, a rising senior at White Plains High School in White Plains, New York, is heading to China this summer to participate in a language program through a U.S. State Department ...

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Help Construct 320-Pound LEGO Replica of the Brooklyn Bridge in Grand Central Station

Help Construct 320-Pound LEGO Replica of the Brooklyn Bridge in Grand Central Station

To commemorate the 135th Anniversary of the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester will reconstruct a replica in Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday, July 17. During the free event, which will take place in Vanderbil...

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The Keeler Library Now Offering Passes for Free or Discounted Admission to Museums

The Keeler Library Now Offering Passes for Free or Discounted Admission to Museums

Visiting museums is educational and engaging for even young children, but tickets can often be expensive. Luckily, The Friends of Keeler Library have purchased passes that grant you and your family free or discounted admission to a variety of museu...

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Ridge Hill Shopping Center Hosts Movie Series and Welcomes Community Garden

Ridge Hill Shopping Center Hosts Movie Series and Welcomes Community Garden

Ridge Hill opened the gates to its new community garden, located at the center's South Lawn, on April 26 this year. The South Lawn will also serve as the location for this year's Summer Movie Series. The lawn is located near the Whole Foods at the ...

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Westchester Increases Age to Buy Tobacco, Vaping Products to 21

Westchester Increases Age to Buy Tobacco, Vaping Products to 21

Legislators in Westchester county voted to raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21. Cigarettes, e-cigarettes, rolling papers, and other smoking paraphernalia will be affected by the new law.

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The Bruce Museum in Greenwich Exhibits Local High School Talent

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich Exhibits Local High School Talent

The Bruce Museum is showcasing art from students throughout New York and Connecticut in the iCreate 2018 exhibition. Now on view through August 12, this annual exhibit is in its 8th consecutive year and features 45 works of fine art selected from m...

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Westchester High School Students Win 'Colors of Music' Mural Contest

Westchester High School Students Win 'Colors of Music' Mural Contest

The Music Conservatory of Westchester is proud to announce that both Mya Madison Davis, 9th grader at Pelham Memorial High School, and Ciara Sergi, 9th grader at White Plains High School, are winners of the “Colors of Music” Student Mural Contest! ...

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The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

On June 3rd, Sasha Thorne, a fifth grade student at The Chapel School was awarded the Carol and Christopher P. Kinghan Hearts of Giving Scholarship Award. Claire Story, another student at The Chapel School, was awarded the Librarian Sharon Peterso...

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Have an Inspiring Graduation Story to Share?

Have an Inspiring Graduation Story to Share?

It's finally the time of year where your children, nieces and nephews, and other loved ones are recognized for their academic accomplishments from the school year. Do you have an inspiring story to tell of a New York City graduate? Do you want to s...

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Social-Emotional Learning Differences Program Launches at Congregation B'nai Yisrael of Armonk

Social-Emotional Learning Differences Program Launches at Congregation B'nai Yisrael of Armonk

Congregation B'nai Yisrael of Armonk is launching a new program for students with both social-emotional differences and special needs learning differences this upcoming fall. This Westchester program will help students with special needs in the New...

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New Website PRETZL Launches to Help Parents Schedule Children's Activities

New Website PRETZL Launches to Help Parents Schedule Children's Activities

Pretzl launched May 4 and serves as a resource for parents to search for unique children's activities in the area, register their kids and keep a schedule of important dates all in one spot. Created by Amanda Cole and Olivia Leon, the site helps fi...

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Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique to Offer Summer Drop-off Camp

Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique to Offer Summer Drop-off Camp

Lil Chameleon, a children's resale boutique located in Tuckahoe, is offering a new summer drop-off camp for children ages 3 to 6. Camp starts June 25 and is available for eight weeks throughout the summer. Each week-long session runs Monday throug...

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Whitby Commemorates 60th Anniversary with Student-Run Logo Contest

Whitby Commemorates 60th Anniversary with Student-Run Logo Contest

2018 marks Whitby School’s 60th anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, Whitby’s marketing team and design department empowered this year’s 8th graders to run the 60th Anniversary Logo Contest. Based on their design knowledge, 8th graders col...

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White Plains Library Offers Teen Volunteer Opportunities

White Plains Library Offers Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Is your teen looking for something to do this summer? The White Plains Public Library is looking for teen volunteers for three popular programs:

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More Than Just a Mommy-and-Me Class, Local Business Celebrates First Year

More Than Just a Mommy-and-Me Class, Local Business Celebrates First Year

Music Together with Alexia opened its first location for Music Together® classes in Cold Spring in April of last year, and will be starting its second year with two locations, now including Peekskill. The next ten-week session of classes starts on ...

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A Winning Weekend for Tim Morehouse Fencing Club

A Winning Weekend for Tim Morehouse Fencing Club

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club youth champions brought home six medals at the New Jersey Division Denise O’Conner RYC regional 3 event of the New Jersey Fencing Alliance in Maplewood this past spring.

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Tim Morehouse Fencing Club Offering Discounted Rates for New Students

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club Offering Discounted Rates for New Students

Tim Morehouse Fencing Club, which opened this past fall in Port Chester, will offer 50 percent off the first week of its Youth Champions summer day camp for new students. Founded by U. S. Olympic Silver Medalist Tim Morehouse, the club is looking f...

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Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique Hosts 2018 Fashion Show

Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique Hosts 2018 Fashion Show

This past Saturday, children from the Westchester and the Lil Chameleon community participated in their first-ever fashion show, highlighting Lil Chameleon's Summer 2018 clothing and accessory trends.

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New Outdoor Forest Preschool Opens in Croton

New Outdoor Forest Preschool Opens in Croton

This fall, a new preschool is set to launch in Croton with the forest as its classroom. The Rewilding School announces the opening of its outdoor-based Forest Preschool program for the 2018 2019 school year for children ages 3 1/2 to 5. Based in...

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Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) Kicks Off Fourth Season Memorial Day Weekend

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) Kicks Off Fourth Season Memorial Day Weekend

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) is opening for a fourth season Memorial Day Weekend. This season the market will welcome expanded variety of vendors, more global flavors, launch of “TaSH Cash,” and the debut of “TaSH to Table”...

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Music Conservatory of Westchester to Honor Broadway Stars and Veterans in Music Therapy Program

Music Conservatory of Westchester to Honor Broadway Stars and Veterans in Music Therapy Program

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'The Lit. Bar' Bookstore to Open in the Bronx

'The Lit. Bar' Bookstore to Open in the Bronx

The Lit. Bar bookstore is scheduled to open in the Bronx this summer, making it the borough's first bookstore since the Baychester Barnes & Noble closed in 2016

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New One Hour Lice Removal Clinic Opens in Scarsdale

New One Hour Lice Removal Clinic Opens in Scarsdale

To celebrate its grand opening in Scarsdale, Lice Clinics of America will be offering free head lice screenings for you and your children at its new clinic at 9 Freight Way in Scarsdale every Saturday and Sunday from May 19 through June 10.

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Cross County Shopping Center Announces Summer Fest Lineup

Cross County Shopping Center Announces Summer Fest Lineup

Westchester County residents and visitors will soon be able to celebrate all the fun things Summer has to offer at the Cross County Shopping Center's 8th annual Summer Fest. The lineup of events and activites was recently announced and there is som...

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Whitby School's Secondary School Counseling Program Helps Students Find the Best Fit

Whitby School's Secondary School Counseling Program Helps Students Find the Best Fit

Whitby School's Nursery through Grade 8 model lays the foundation for students to become organized, articulate and confident — skills that are key for high school, college, and beyond.

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Maker Space Launches Workshops in Lewisboro

Maker Space Launches Workshops in Lewisboro

MKR Lab announced several workshops for May and June to introduce students in grades K-12 to electricity and circuits, soldering, and more STEAM fields. The new business hopes to build a maker space once it completes the zoning process and can occu...

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Music Conservatory of Westchester's 'Colors of Music' Student Mural Contest Accepting Submissions

Music Conservatory of Westchester's 'Colors of Music' Student Mural Contest Accepting Submissions

It’s the final chance for Westchester teen artists to enter the Music Conservatory of Westchester’s “Colors of Music” Student Mural Contest! The contest gives talented local students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to collaborate with a profession...

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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is Seeking High School Students for Students of the Year Fundraising Competition

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is Seeking High School Students for Students of the Year Fundraising Competition

The Connecticut Westchester Hudson Valley Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) is seeking high school students passionate about volunteering, philanthropy, and leadership for a fundraising competition called Students of the Year, acco...

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Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Grows STEAM Program with New Garden

Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Grows STEAM Program with New Garden

Things are looking a lot greener at the Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School. The school constructed a community garden on Sunday, April 22 to expand its current STEAM program to outside the classroom.

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Stuart's Fruit Farm Undergoes Decade-Long Protection Project

Stuart's Fruit Farm Undergoes Decade-Long Protection Project

Westchester Land Trust (WLT) underwent a decade-long, $3 million project to permanently protect Stuart’s Fruit Farm in Somers, NY, according to a press release. The conservation easement ensures that the farm’s 172 acres be used for agricultural...

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Music School in Mamaroneck to Launch Band Jam for Kids

Music School in Mamaroneck to Launch Band Jam for Kids

Bach to Rock, a music school for kids, is launching a Band Jam for kid’s ages 10-13 on Tuesday nights starting April 3.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester to Host a Free Event to Help Parents Increase Play, Language, and Social Skills in Children on the Autism Spectrum

NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester to Host a Free Event to Help Parents Increase Play, Language, and Social Skills in Children on the Autism Spectrum

Amy Lemelman, Ph.D., a clinical psychology postdoctoral at NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester, will be hosting a free health lecture on Thursday, April 12 at 10:00am, according to Lohud.com. During this event, parents will learn how to help parents i...

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Take Part in The Great Saw Mill River Cleanup Just in Time for Earth Day

Take Part in The Great Saw Mill River Cleanup Just in Time for Earth Day

Now in its 9th year, Groundwork Hudson Valley will be celebrating Earth Day with its annual Great Saw Mill River Cleanup. Nine sites alone the Saw Mill River will welcome volunteers from across lower Westchester to help remove trash. The event w...

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Steffi Nossen School of Dance Adds Summer Dance Camps

Steffi Nossen School of Dance Adds Summer Dance Camps

Steffi Nossen School of Dance, a dance studio located in White Plains, will offer three new summer camp programs—Story Book Camp, Dance Camp, and adaptive dance program—this summer in addition to its Musical Theater Intensive and Summer Dance Inten...

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Boundless Adventures Aerial Obstacle Course Park to Open in Purchase

Boundless Adventures Aerial Obstacle Course Park to Open in Purchase

Boundless Adventures, an outdoor treetop park in Purchase, is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, March 31. Children ages 7 and older and adults, with the help of trained experts, will be able to unleash their inner Tarzan on a variety of ...

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Chelsea Piers Connecticut to Offer Ninja and Parkour Summer Camp Program

Chelsea Piers Connecticut to Offer Ninja and Parkour Summer Camp Program

Chelsea Piers Connecticut, an indoor sports facility, will offer Ninja and Parkour camp this summer. Last year, the sports camp offered a one-week pilot of Ninja and Parkour Camp, and due to its popularity, the program will be offered all summer th...

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Camp Pinebrook to Open in New Rochelle This Summer

Camp Pinebrook to Open in New Rochelle This Summer

Camp Pinebrook, a Reform Jewish summer day camp located in New Rochelle, will open for its first season this summer. The day camp is for kids ages 4-8, and the inaugural season will run June 25-Aug. 17.

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New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

New York Area Kids Can Learn Golf with PGA Jr. League

The PGA Jr. League team golf registration is now open for the 2018 season throughout the New York area. Children ages 13 and under of all skill-levels can learn how to play golf and enhance their skills in a supportive environment under the guidanc...

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Say ‘Aloha’ to New York Botanical Garden’s Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii Exhibit

Say ‘Aloha’ to New York Botanical Garden’s Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii Exhibit

Get a taste of Hawaii life at the New York Botanical Garden this summer with a new exhibition called Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii.

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The Windward School Summer Program Expands to the Upper East Side

The Windward School Summer Program Expands to the Upper East Side

Starting this year, The Windward School Summer Program will also be offered on the Upper East Side in addition to its traditional White Plains location.

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