August 23, 2019
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The dog days of August means keeping the kids busy until school starts. Shake things up taking a trip into the city. If you’re wondering what do once you’re there take a look at these choices - all fun, family-friendly, economical adventures. Read more…
Let’s celebrate! Get a close look at a range of helicopters and try simulator rides at Independent Helicopters’ hangar at Stewart Airport. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New York Stewart International Airport, 1032 1st St., Building 112, New Windsor. Tons of fun for all ages. This is a FREE event. Read more…

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodome

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodome

Tweens: Lately when I mention the idea of a family outing, I am usually greeted by at least one ‘tween giving me an eye roll. This is not a proud parenting moment as I am trying to keep my three children (with an age gap of five years between the oldest and youngest) entertained and educated this summer. So when I mentioned a family outing to the Old Rhinebeck Aerodome complete with air shows featuring antique biplanes, their collective antennae went up. All of my kids love flying and with the extra bonus of seeing 40 vintage vehicles from 1900-1940 onsite, their curiosity was piqued. Read more…

Rediscover the Catskills!

Rediscover the Catskills!

Travel: It’s summer and the Catskills are calling. The premier Hudson Valley destination of decades ago is once again making a splash with the opening of The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. Read more…
Tweens: Try these fun outings for the kids to keep summer happy and exciting. They are also all free! Read more…
Tweens: Rain happens ... be prepared! There’s no need to call any day a rain out this summer. In Westchester there’s always something fun to do! We dare you do get thruogh this activity list! Read more…
Pre-Schoolers: Try this 18-hole miniature golf course in Playland Park then stroll the boardwalk where you can grab an ice cream cone or play old-fashioned arcade games. Read more…

Summer Fun in Westchester County

Tweens: You don’t have to go far to have fun this summer because there’s a wealth of family-friendly activities and venues right here in our county! Read more…

Sesame Place

Sesame Place

Travel: Go Before They Grow” is the slogan of this toddler-centric amusement park, and it couldn’t be truer. Sesame Place is nothing short of magical for children under 6. Featuring gentle rides, choreographed shows, carnival games with a generous prize policy, and a waterpark to splash and slide, it’s a place parents will miss when kids graduate to the more extreme parks. Read more…
ArtsWestchester’s new ArtsMobile, a colorful van full of all kinds of art supplies, is bringing free arts programming to children and audiences of all ages. Workshops, that will take place outdoors, around the vehicle, will include print-making, ceramics, painting, botanical drawing, landscape drawing, and mask-making. See the June and July Schedule below. Read more…

Family Fitness: Biking

Family Fitness: Biking

Bike riding is a healthy, fun activity for the entire family. Cycling offers families a chance to spend time outdoors and it’s great exercise. Families with children of different ages can all bike together, which makes this sport especially family-friendly. Check all your equipment before taking off and make sure your child’s helmet fits properly. Take along water and a snack and have fun. Read more…
Media: STEAM is everywhere. You’ve heard the acronym so often that you finally Googled it, so you know it stands for Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math, and that every after-school program and summer camp under the sun is offering it. But, you’re not completely sure what it really is, where the measurable benefits are, or how to begin talking to your kids about what they’ve been learning. You might even feel confused because it seems like a ‘trending’ topic. You’re almost sure you and your family should be jumping on the bandwagon, but you don’t completely understand why. Read more…
Spring is finally here and what better way to celebrate it then enjoying the outdoors. The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve invite tri-state area residents to enjoy the beauty of the 2,000-acre NY State Park that recently was named to the State Registry of Historic Places for its stunning views and one of a kind carriage road system. Read more…

How to Make an Inflatable Butter Slime

Education: There are many stores that sell slime including Walmart and The Dollar Tree, but making it at home is way cooler. Making slime at home is much easier than you think. All you need is some glue and an activator for a normal slime. Slime is a fun and stress-relieving toy. Read more…
The American Museum of Natural History is a childhood favorite. What kid doesn’t want to explore giant rooms filled with dinosaurs or ,visit outer space? And what parent doesn’t want to do all that for practically free? Read more…

Where to See Baby Animals & Spring Nature Fun

Spring means the arrival of baby animals and plenty of outdoor nature fun. Kids are known to adore both so check out these venues for wonderful spring fun! Read more…

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