Easter Egg Hunts and Events in Fairfield County, CT

We're not a religious family, but that doesn't stop us from getting out and enjoying an old fashioned egg hunt, and fortunately, there are plenty of events to choose from all over Fairfield County.  Most of these events are geared towards preschoolers and younger elementary age children so, if you have older kids, be sure to check the descriptions carefully. Also note that some events require preregistration and/or prepayment. Have a hopping good time!

NYC to Host $20 STEM and Nature Spring Break Camps

UPDATE: As of March 4, many of the camps have stopped accepting applications as they have too many already!

Staying in town for New York City’s spring break, April 25-29? The city’s education department is hosting a series of practically FREE spring break STEM camps for public school kids, but the deadline to apply is fast approaching.* 

A dozen camps are on offer in total, hosted by a number of New York City’s top cultural institutions and kid hot spots like the Bronx Zoo and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The subjects are diverse but focus on the sciences.

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

Our picks for March are in! It's a busy month, with St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Purim, the arrival of spring, and migrating whales and swallows; no wonder there's an hour to switch off in the middle of the month. Now is your chance to plan ahead for these 15 annual favorites picked from the many activities on the Mommy Poppins March daily events calendar, and snag tickets in advance (or just remember not to volunteer to bring the soccer snacks that day). If you don't receive our weekday and weekend events newsletters, now would be a great time to subscribe.

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Kid-Friendly Factory Tours for Philly Families

Get behind the scenes on everything from chocolate to motorcycles! What better way to enjoy a family-friendly educational experience than with a factory tour? From Philadelphia to the suburbs, as well as places that may constitute a day trip, Pennsylvania is a state that makes all sorts of things, and many companies are thrilled to have kids and grown-ups check out the process. That's where factory tours come in. Have you ever wondered how Herr's makes such cheesy cheese puffs? Did your little engineer (or passionate teen) ever want to see how they make Harley Davidson Motorcycles?

Whether you are just looking for something to do this weekend or take a longer road trip, we have a list for you. Be sure to call or check the websites for the most up-to-date hours and ticket prices. Looking for something in your immediate vicinity? Our Events Calendar always has the latest scoop.

March GoList - Best Things to Do with Kids in Boston

March is a month of celebrations. From Purim to St. Patrick's Day to maple sugaring festivals, there are family-friendly festivities happening all around town this month. As winter gives way to spring, annual favorites like the Boston Flower and Garden Show and Revels Spring Sing pop up on the calendar. And since Easter falls in March this year, there are visits with Peter Cottontail and egg hunts galore happening in and around Boston. Here are our top picks for this month:

St. Patrick's Day Parades, Parties, and Other Good Stuff in NJ

It’s that time of year again! March rolls around and all you want to do is drink green beer, eat corned beef and cabbage and celebrate your Irish roots (even if you don’t officially have any). But are there any child-friendly St. Pat’s Day activities in NJ? You bet your lucky charms, there are. March on over to any of these great family-friendly 2016 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations for NJ kids and families or check out our March Go List with activities and events across the whole state.

March GoList: The Best Things to Do in Westchester with Kids

March winds bring not only April showers but also much fun in and around Westchesterso if you’re getting tired of Ol’ Man Winter, don’t despair! In addition to the Spring Equinox and the restoration of daylight at dinner time, there are also several fun holidays to look forward to (and the myriad activities associated with them). 

The first half of the month brings maple-sugaring season, allowing families to join naturalists in tapping maple trees as the first step toward creating maple syrup (some events even include the final step—eating it with pancakes!).

Whether you’re Irish or just pretend to be, you’ll enjoy the many St. Patrick’s Day parades taking place throughout the county, like the Annual Eastchester St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Also in March are Purim events, like Purim in the Caribbean, and Easter-themed activities like the multi-faceted Easter Egg Hunt. This month is also chock full of live entertainment, with performances like Room on the Broom, and the hands-on Annual WHUD Kids Fair.

Grab your calendars and read on for our top things to do with kids this month in Westchester and the Hudson Valley. Also be sure to check out our Event Calendar to be up to date on all the great goings-on this month!

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