Weekday Picks for Boston Kids: Scooper Bowl & Summer Kickoffs, June 1-5

Now that it's June, my kids and I have summer on our brains. Happily, this week's event picks include some of the best ways to get an early taste of the season. And I mean taste quite literally, since the annual Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl is coming up. Yum!

For healthier eats, the Lexington Farmers' Market is now open and hosting a free cooking class for kids this week. Other picks include some great kickoffs to summer series that should keep the whole family entertained. Whatever you choose, we hope you enjoy, and don't forget to check out our full Event Calendar!

Weekday Picks for Westchester Kids: Fairs, Cemetery Reading, College Admissions, June 1-5

To welcome June, we've rounded up our top events for Westchester families for the coming week, and also posted our June GoList to help you plan your entire month!

This week's picks include a staged reading of classic literature in an unlikely location—a cemetery. If you have a teen, learn how and when to prep for college admissions. And whether you call it a fair or a festa, there’s one of each this week.

Be sure to click through to our listings for full details, and check out our Event Calendar for lots of other options throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley.

24 NYC Festivals, Street Fairs & Carnivals for Families This June

Are you ready for festival season to kick into high gear? June has a head-spinning number of fantastic fairs, parades, carnivals and other fetes—two dozen in total!

We're not talking about those random street fairs featuring overpriced tchotchkes. These are favorites we look forward to every year like Museum Mile, Egg Rolls & Egg Creams, Figment on Governors Island and Coney Island's iconic Mermaid Parade—all of which made our list of the top annual festivals for NYC families.

So go get your calendar: You're going to want to put some of these dates down. Here are 24 great family festivals for June 2015.

June GoList: Best Things To Do with Kids in Boston

When you're not attending a graduation or making special treats for dad, we know you want the lowdown on the best things to do with your kids this month. June brings the start of summer and school vacation, which makes it the perfect time of year to get active, get outdoors, and explore nature. It's also a great time to introduce your kids to Boston's rich culture scene, with festivals and performances filling our Event Calendar throughout the month. Our picks highlight ways you can do it all in Boston with your kids.

Weekday Events for NYC Kids: Free Concerts & Movies, Summer Reading Kickoff June 1-5

This week enjoy no-cost concerts by two cool local kindie bands: Rolie Polie Guacamole in Hudson River Park and Shine and the Moonbeams, which is part of the Brooklyn Public Library's Summer Reading Kickoff. You can also catch a FREE screening of the classic '80s flick Pee-wee's Big Adventure and explore the incredible outdoor installation Please Touch the Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Although we only highlight one activity per day in this post, you can find plenty of other options in our Event Calendar and our Summer Fun Guide.

June GoList: Best Things To Do with Philly Kids This Month

We couldn't be happier to usher in the month of June. Warmer weather is setting in and another school year is coming to a close, which means summer activities are about to begin.

With fruit picking, festivals, flags and Father's Day all on tap, there's lots of fun to be had this month. Our GoList has many wonderful options, whether you prefer to be entertained on the sea, in the sky, or on the ground.

Read on for our top picks for family events in Philly this June.

June GoList: Best Things To Do with LA and OC Kids This Month

School lets out early these days, which means all the weekends of June count as summer—and LA has the festivals to fill them. Free summer concerts are already gearing up and rockin' the Southland; the beaches are hopping, and the water parks and splash pads are open. If you're ready to start your summer with the dozen biggest, most once-a-year-ish events happening in June, then read on. We'll continue to send our roundup of weekend picks each Thursday, of course, and we'll keep adding to our Event Calendar daily; but consider yourself on notice for these June favorites.

June GoList: Best Things To Do in Westchester with Kids

June brings lots of outdoor fun to Westchester with cultural celebrations, fairs and festivals throughout the county. One of the most beloved is the annual Hudson Clearwater Revival, a two-day concert that raises awareness about the need for environmental protection. You can also enjoy international culture and cuisine at the Greek Food Festival and the Ukrainian Heritage Festival, or journey back in time at Colonial Day.

A pair of museums are offering exhibit-related fun with a Family Day and a Summer Family Festival. You can also while away an evening at the annual Summer Solstice Celebration.

These are just a few of our top picks for June. Get your calendars ready and read on for all our best bets for the month. If you're looking for even more options, check our Event Calendar and sign up for our FREE newsletters.

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