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This Months Feature Story

Nature skills teach young people about the earth—and themselves

By Kira Maddox

It’s the middle of summer on a hot June day. A group of kids trek through Arnot Forest, a 4,000-plus-acre expanse of woodland just south of Ithaca in the Finger Lakes.


Family Times Kids Expo 2018

Kids Expo 2017. Michael Davis photo

At the Family Times Kids Expo 2018, on Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., families with kids of all ages can: learn about summer camps and programs, shop for products and services for children, see all kinds of entertainment, and interact with lots of different kinds of exhibits. The event (formerly called Summer Fun & Camp Fair) takes place in the State Fairgrounds’ Horticulture Building, and admission is FREE. Entertainment includes dancers, singers, fencers and drummers. In addition, see monster trucks, get a chance to paint a picture, play video games on a big screen, do some bouncing—and much more! Enjoy a fun day out AND plan your summer in just one day!

Details on other events taking place in April can be found in the Calendar.





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