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June 2018

June is here and the month has lots to celebrate. Father’s Day, graduations and the end of the school year make it a busy month. Certainly, kids are doing a happy dance because summer vacation is here. It’s a time to kick your activities into high gear. In short, June is jumping for everyone, and we are here to help you make the most of the month.

Check out our annual Great Things To Do guide with pages filled with wonderful family adventures. Visit a museum, explore a zoo, fly through the air on a zip line, take a step back in time for a fun history lesson, share the “love” of tennis and so much more. It’s one-stop shopping for a summer of fun. So how are you going to spend all of those extra long days and nights during the summer? There is no reason to hear “I’m bored!”

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17. Fathers are important role models for both sons and daughters.  You can’t underestimate the importance that dads play in the family. They have a deep influence on the lives of their children.

Read how one dad and his daughter share differing perspectives about the age-old request “I want a dog.” Parents know full well the bulk of the responsibility for dog ownership will fall on their shoulders. Maybe this story will help you say ‘yes’ to a new furry friend!

It’s camp time. When your ‘little birds fly the nest’ and are off to their summer program, how do you make sure they are safe? Learn what you can do to prepare them for the summer of a lifetime so they return home safely, looking forward to next year’s camp excitement.

So much is happening this month. And nothing says summer like curling up with a good beach read. Delightfully the Meriden Public Library shares a great group of summer reads for your children, too. These are the months they can read for pure pleasure while sitting in the sand, toes in the water. And make sure you check out the June Family Fun Calendar. The month is jam-packed, use the June Family Fun Calendar as a resource and you’re sure to find just the right adventure to make this month a gem. 


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