Shooting Stars, Superheroes & Tons of Bugs June 27-29
With a new moon cycle starting and the June Bootids meteor shower peaking on Friday, June 27, this weekend offers a great chance to do some stargazing. Head to a local planetarium, or join other amatuer astronomers at a stargazing club meeting. Add a craft into the mix and survey the sky from home with a DIY telescope. Raising an aspiring astronaut? Treat them to something truly stellar with a simulated space mission in Rockland County. The universe has a lot of stars to explore, so before you embark on your adventure check out our guide to 11 ways to enjoy the night sky.
Friday, June 6-Saturday, June 28 Gypsy Curtain Call, Inc., Stamford, CT Curtain Call presents this American musical comedy about an aggressive stage mother and the family she raised during vaudeville’s dying days in the 1920s.
Sunday, June 29 2014 Everything Kids Expo Aviator Sports and Events Center, Brooklyn Enjoy free ID cards for kids, courtesy NY Life Insurance, free cotton candy and a day of free fun activities for the entire family including unlimited access to the bounce house, story time, face painting, the Big Apple Circus, giveaways, and raffles.
Monday, June 23-Friday, July 18 Summerstock Performance Workshops Curtain Call, Inc., Stamford, CT In a creative environment, kids ages 11-16 participate in age-appropriate group activities and receive specialized instruction in theatre arts.
• Celebrate summer with a few new animal friends and enjoy nature-themed crafts at Bear Mountain Zoo in Rockland County
• Join Ariel on a journey under the sea at a stage version of The Little Mermaid in New Canaan, CT. Also on Sunday • Sing along to today's greatest hits during Kid's Bop Live on Long Island • Chill out with the fishes at an ice cream social at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium on Long Island
Sunday, June 29
• Join the world's most elite crime fighting organization with a visit to the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibit at Discovery Times Square in Manhattan
Whether you're a longtime working parent or a mom re-entering the workforce after several years of focusing on family, knowing how and when to take that next big step professionaly can be daunting. Even without concerns about maintaining a proper work-life balance and fighting fears about the transition, advancing your career can be an arduous process. In his new book Why Hire Jennifer?, author, marketing guru, and Westchester dad, Richard Lewis assures parents that they are invaluable to the workforce. Our editorial director Dawn Roode engaged with Lewis for a Q-and-A with topics ranging from how to shed that SAHM skin to how parents can land their dream job.