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Cheers for Madeline

16 Dec

“Hip, hip, hourra” for Madeline, the beloved little French boarding-school girl brought to life 75 years ago by master artist/storyteller Ludwig Bemelmans. More than 90 of Bemelmans’ works are currently on display at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst through Feb. 22. Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the publishing of Madeline, the exhibition, Continue Reading

Let the Animal Finding Begin!

10 Jul

By Maryanne Curran So you’re planning a trip to the Stone Zoo – again! This easy game will make your next visit even more fun. Have your kids identify and then perhaps take a photo of each of these animals using the following clues: This bird is the symbol of our country. – eagle This animal Continue Reading

5 Fun Outdoor Summer Trips for Kids of All Abilities!

4 Jul

By Amber Bobnar Sunny skies and warm weather are perfect for playing outside. But for families who have children with special needs, planning a day trip can be a bit more complicated. Is your child in a wheelchair? Do they have any sensory issues? How about a hearing or vision impairment? If you said yes Continue Reading

Kids Bowl Free All Summer

29 Jun

Looking for something fun to do with your children this summer? Kids Bowl Free allows children (whose ages do not exceed the limit specified by the bowling center) to bowl two free games each day during summer vacation. To see a list of participating bowling centers and to register, visit After registering, you will receive vouchers Continue Reading

Prevent Summer Slide at the Museum of Science

25 Jun

By Cheryl Crosby The day had finally arrived for my two eager girls who were ready to explore the Museum of Science. They had heard it was the most amazing place ever from their father, but they wanted to see it for themselves.  From the moment we walked in and were greeted by Tyrannosaurus Rex, Continue Reading