Paramount Reopens

Entertainment: The Paramount Hudson Valley, formerly the Paramount Center for the Arts, is excited to announce its re-opening with the Daisy Jopling Band and the Westchester/Putnam Youth Symphony (WPYS). Together the two will debut The Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra, a highly anticipated collaboration between Jopling, WPYS, and acclaimed German composer Tristan Schulze. The concert event will take place on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 7:00pm in Peekskill.   Read more…

Horticulture Kids

True Value Grill Party

Autism Speaks Walk

Special Needs: Autism Speaks invites you to support and celebrate individuals and families living with autism at the 2013 Westchester Fairfield Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Read more…

White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival

Entertainment: Attend the 51st annual juried art show in White Plains on Saturday and Sunday June 1 and 2, 2013. The event is held in Tibbetts Park, 1 N. Broadway, White Plains from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There'a FREE admission, children's activities, a student art exhibit, food and much more!For further information see www.WhitePlainsOutdoorArtsFestival.com.  Read more…

The Big Bounce

Big Truck Tuesdays

Entertainment:  As part of the ongoing children’s event series, the Scarsdale Public Library is brining back Big Truck Tuesdays. Local children of all ages are invited to the library on May 14 and May 28 at 4 p.m. to explore trucks from the Scarsdale Highway Department and Scarsdale Police and Fire Departments.   Read more…
NEW

Dinosaur Safari

Entertainment: Dinosaur Safari is coming to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo beginning, Saturday, May 25, Memorial Day weekend. The new attraction will include a ride through the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods with more than two-dozen animatronic dinosaurs up to 40 feet long which move, snarl, roar and spit.     Read more…

Break for Breakfast

Health: As part of its sixth annual Wellness Through Prevention Month, White Plains Hospital is offering two outreach events specifically for women focused on cancer prevention and healthy living. Read more…

Raise Your Child to Lead

Child Development: In years past, it was quite common for parents to make nearly every decision for their children. Very few parents were enlightened enough to allow a child some independence, even with the choices that were not of paramount importance. For instance: what to wear to school, what sports to play, or the order in which their homework should be completed. Read more…

Father's Day Craft Project

Try this simple and easy craft ideal for just about any age. Read more…

The Family-friendly Madison Beach Hotel

Travel: If your family could use a few more days at the beach, the Madison Beach Hotel just might be the answer to those oceanfront dreams. Located on the shoreline of the quaint New England town of Madison, Conn., the newly reconstructed luxury property is a quick getaway from Westchester (approximately 75 miles) via car (I-95, exit 61) or rail (MetroNorth to New Haven and ShorelineEast to Madison). Read more…

Westchester Children's Museum Gala

Trails to Treasure: A Good Reason to Shop

While many popular vendors from years past will be in attendance at the annual Trails to Treasures event, this years committee strove to source new and diverse vendors that support women and children in developing countries. By choosing three socially responsible, non-profit vendors, shoppers will be able to buy handbags, totes, clothing, home décor, fashion accessories and body care products, that benefit deserving citizens of Afghanistan, Paraguay, Kenya, Cambodia, India, Uganda and Haiti. Read more…

Mama’s New Doo

Matilda The Musical

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Entertainment: A family friend called to tell us about a great museum and nature center she recently discovered. It was the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Truth was, after the toddler years and another five years of being a Cub Scout leader I’d seen my share of nature centers, museums, petting zoos, and the like. Read more…

Am I Good Enough?

How to Prevent Skateboarding Injuries

Participate in Westchester Family’s Family Favorite Contest and be entered to win a 4-day/4-night family vacation for four to Smugglers’ Notch in Vermont! Watch the video below to find out more about Smugglers’ Notch!