The Best of the Rest of the Web: Summer Camps, Father's Day, and Adoption
From the NYMetroParents June summer activities issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.
14 Fun Mother's Day Events on Long Island
Looking for fun Mother's Day events on Long Island? See our list for where to make Mother's Day gifts, where moms get free admission on the holiday, and more in Cold Spring Harbor, Glen Cove, Old Westbury, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and beyond.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Debuts Tree House Instillation
After Hurricane Sandy, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden decided to use the trees that fell to create Tree House Instillation. The tree house in the Discovery Garden, which was designed by tree house architect Roderick Romero, will serve as an open-air classroom for children’s workshops.
20 Earth Day 2013 Events in New York City
Our list of 20 fun kids' events for Earth Day 2013 in New York City includes Earth Day and Arbor Day festivals, outdoor programs and volunteering events, and shows about Earth Day in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
14 Earth Day Events in Rockland County
Our list of 14 things to do for Earth Day in Rockland County, NY, this year includes festivals at two nearby zoos and opportunities to volunteer at community cleanups in Blauvelt, Congers, Haverstraw, Montebello, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Pearl River, Pomona, Spring Valley, and Stony Point.
7 Earth Day Events for Kids in Westchester
Check out these 7 fun things to do with your kids for Earth Day in Westchester County, NY, including festivals, nature programs, and craft activities in Larchmont, Mount Kisco, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, and nearby in Carmel and the Bronx.
Inclusive Activities and Events for Kids with Special Needs in NYC Suburbs and Fairfield County
A guide to kid-friendly activities and events in the suburbs of New York City and Fairfield County, such as Scarsdale, Westchester, Stratford, and Paramus, to help families of children with special needs, including sensory issues, have fun during these inclusive events and activities.
Black Rock Forest Consortium Announces Summer Science Program
If your child loves science, Black Rock Forest Consortium may have just the summer camp you're looking for. Now offering 18 different science camps to choose from, Black Rock Forest aims to advance scientific understanding through research, education, and conservation programs for tweens and teens.
New Bioengineered Ears Look and Act Like the Real Thing
Weill Cornell Medical College physicians and biomedical engineers at Cornell University have successfully built an ear replacement that looks and acts like the real thing. This new advance will give people with congenital ear deformity, microtia, an ear through reconstructive surgery.
Easter Egg Hunts and Where to Meet the Easter Bunny on Long Island
There are many fun Easter events for kids on Long Island this year, including Easter egg hunts, Easter Bunny visits, and Easter shows in Cold Spring Harbor, Elmont, Garden City, Great Neck, Glen Cove, Medford, North Babylon, Oakdale, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Syosset, and Westbury.