Recommended Links                         

Archimedes Notebook Science Blog featuring hands-on science exploration for children and their parents

Alphabet Soup Children's Book, Toy and Game Store. 171 The Commons, Ithaca 607-272-6885

Making Math Meaningful CIMM Article by Susan Henninger from Ithaca Child Summer 2010 issue.

Cornell Astronomical Society

Cornell Sports School  ~ Summer Day Camps for Youths ~ 103 Bartles Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 ~ 607-255-1200 ~

Donna's Styling Salon ~ A Full Service Family Styling Salon, Open Tuesday - Saturday ~ 45 Main St. Spencer, NY 14883 ~ 607-589-4344

Dr. Peter Schwartz ~ Pediatric & Adult Ophthalmology ~ Dr. Peter Schwartz is the region's only fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologist who sees patients of all ages in his office at 2333 North Triphammer Road, Suite 403, in Ithaca. To schedule an appointment, please call the office at (607) 266-7600. To learn more about Dr. Schwartz and the services we offer, please visit our website:

Downtown Ithaca Children's Center ~ Licensed Full Day and Drop-In Daycare ~ 506 First St., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-272-7117 ~

Dryden Central School District ~ 607-844-8694 ~

Dryden Montessori School ~ Convenient location ~ Marianne Pyke, Director ~ 607-327-3063

Head Over Heals Gymnastics  ~ Classes Starting at Age 1, Summer Programs, Birthday Parties, Parents Night Out ~ 215 Commercial Ave., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-273-5187 ~

GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance  ~ Shakori Hills, NC May 2-5, and the original GrassRoots Festival in Trumansburg, NY July 18-21, 2019 ~ 607-387-5098 ~ PO Box 941 Trumansburg, NY 14886 ~

GreenStar Cooperative Market ~ 701 West Buffalo St., Ithaca 607-273-9392 ~ DeWitt Mall, Ithaca 607-273-8213 ~

ITHACA BAKERY/COLLEGETOWN BAGELS: Family-friendly food to eat in or take out. Outrageous sandwiches; international entrees and cheeses; fresh salads & soups; tempting desserts, pastries; award-winning breads and outstanding bagels. Five locations: ITHACA BAKERY (273-7110; FAX for lunch delivery: 273-1301) 400 N. Meadow St. AND (257-2255) Triphammer Mall; COLLEGETOWN BAGELS: 415 College Ave. (273-0982), 203 N. Aurora St. (273-2848), East Hill Plaza (273-1036).  ~ The Ithaca Doulas are a group of women committed to supporting women through one of life's most miraculous and powerful events; the birth of a baby.  Learn more at is an online information hub, highlighting Ithaca's many play places, classes, storytimes, festivals and more. is a not for profit labor of love by one Ithaca mom.

Ithaca Festival  ~ A weekend of Performance, Artistry,  Food and Fun for all ages - May 31-June 2, 2019 ~ 607-273-3646 ~

Johnson Museum of Art ~ Cornell University, Central & University Aves., Ithaca, NY 14853-4001 ~ 607- 255-6464 ~

Lightlink  ~ High-Speed Internet for home, office, schools, organizations ~ 607-277-0959 ~

Lime Hollow Nature Center ~ "It's where you belong."
Founded in 1993, the Lime Hollow is a member-supported not-for-profit organization whose mission is to "provide year-round environmental education and recreation opportunities through utilization and protection of the natural and cultural attributes of the Lime Hollow area."  We are located on the county border between Cortland and Tompkins Counties, in beautiful upstate New York.  338 McLean Road Cortland, NY 13045 607-662-4632 E-mail

Mama Goose ~ Gently Used Children's Clothing and Other Stuff Mamas Need ~ Buy, Sell, Trade ~ 430 W. State St., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-269-0600 ~

New Roots Charter School is a tuition-free public high school for NYS students between 12-18 years old. Identified as a national leader in sustainability education by the Green Schools National Network, New Roots prepares students for the next level of education at 4-year universities, by empowering entrepreneurial thinking using social and environmental sustainability as a lens for education. Call 607.882.9220 or visit to learn more.

Photography by Kathy Morris ~ 208 the Commons, Ithaca NY 14850 (607) 277-5656


Seishi Juku Karate Ithaca Dojo ~ Respect, Love and Obedience, the three principles of Seishi Karate.  We offer a special place to develop these things, along with a constant focus of the mind.  Everyone is encouraged to visit our new modern facility and experience our unique philosophy, regardless of athletic ability or age ~ 335 West State St., Ithaca ~ 607-277-1047 ~

TCAT - The TCAT bus can get you there. Connect with us online at or call 607-277-RIDE(7433).

Teen Gets Inside View of State Politics - Article by Susan Henninger from Ithaca Parent & Teen Summer 2010.

The Cat's Pajamas ~ Ithaca's General Store for Kids and Kids at Heart ~ Open Daily, DeWitt Mall, Ithaca ~ 607 272-5582

"The Land of Make Believe!" Own your own print of this classic picture by artist Jaro Hess from the book East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce ~ 904 East Shore Drive., Ithaca, NY 14850 ~ 607-273-7080 ~

Trumansburg Central School District ~ 607-387-7551 ~

Trumansburg Optical
Proprietor: Dr. Neil Henninger 11 East Main Street PO Box 474 Trumansburg, NY 14886 ~ 607-387-7327

Trumansburg ShurSave Proprietor: Bret and James Seafuse 2085 Route 96 PO BOX 706 Trumansburg, NY 14886 ~ 607-387-3701

WSKG Public Broadcasting ~ Radio in Ithaca 90.9FM ~ TV Ch.46 (Ch. 6 on the cable in Ithaca) ~ PO Box 3000 Binghamton, NY 13902 ~ 601 Gates Rd., Vestal, NY 13850 ~ 607-729-0100 ~

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