Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs in NYC
New York City offers countless cultural events and fun kid-friendly activities for all families, including those of children with special needs. Visit the museums, local community centers, and more for special programming that is created with your child with special needs in mind.
A List of Cultural Festivals in the New York Metro Area
We’re lucky to live in the New York metro area, a virtual melting pot of cultures. So if your budget doesn’t allow for family jaunts to India, South Africa, and other exotic locales, you can still introduce your kids to the cultures of the world in your own backyard by attending one of these celebrations in Rockland, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Fairfield counties, as well as Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.
5 Fun Election Day Events for Kids in Connecticut
Wondering what to do with your kids when they're out of school on Nov. 6 on Election Day? Here are 5 fun activities in Fairfield County, CT, including museum, outdoor, and art center events in Fairfield, New Canaan, Stamford, and Westport.
Family Outing: Boscobel House and Gardens
Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY, about an hour outside NYC, is a fun historical spot that offers year-round family events, from house tours to outdoor concerts and the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.
Family Outing: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, the Connecticut-based aquarium dedicated to the Long Island Sound, offers dozens of new reasons to visit. With more interactive exhibits, a wider variety of fish and other creatures, and tons of fun family programs, the aquarium is worth the trip for Fairfield County, CT residents and out-of-towners alike.
Travel Back in Time in Colonial Williamsburg
See what living during the colonial times was like with a visit to Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia, a family-friendly destination.
Meet the Editor: Ellen Pocost
Introducing Ellen Pocost, Westchester Calendar Editor and Directory Editor
Family Outing: Wave Hill
Wave Hill, an expansive public garden located in the Bronx along the scenic Hudson River, is easily accessible from the NYC area and a worthwhile family excursion in any season.
Family Travel: The Beaches of South Walton, Florida
The Beaches of South Walton, along Florida's Panhandle, comprise 15 diverse beach communities that are perfect for a family beach vacation.
Theater Review: Gustafer Yellowgold's 'Infinity Sock' in NYC
Gustafer Yellowgold and creator Morgan Taylor return to Off-Broadway's DR2 Theatre in Manhattan with an all-new imaginative musical for families about Gustafer's journey to find the toe-end of the longest sock in the universe.