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December 8, 2010

New website helps parents discover, review and recommend kid-friendly activities, places and events.

Modesto, CA, December 1, 2010

Local parents, Heather Doyle and Melana Denyer, have launched a new resource that helps families discover, review and share what’s great (and not so great) in Modesto and the surrounding areas. Inspired by the lack of a one-stop resource for family activities, provides its users with a broad range of activities and places to go in an easy to navigate website. With over 450 categories, readers can view thousands of descriptions, photos, maps and best of all: other parents’ reviews of their own experiences.

“The Central Valley really is full of awesome things to do, it’s just that sometimes you have to dig around to find the details about those events. Oftentimes, we’d only find out that something interesting had happened after the fact, when we’d read about it in the paper,” said co-owner Melana Denyer. “ really does compile all of the pertinent info in one spot, making an activity or outing easy to find, and in turn, getting you out the door with your kids in tow that much faster.”

One of the best and most trusted resources for parents is other parents. “My friends know that I like to keep my kids busy with fun activities they enjoy while still maintaining our family unit, so the activities and classes I schedule really do need to be family-friendly. As a result, my family’s had the pleasure of doing a lot of things and for a long time now, my friends ask for my opinion about places to see and things to do,” said co-owner Heather Doyle. “I know the power word of mouth has; hearing a mother get excited about a fun pumpkin patch to visit or museum exhibit to see makes me want to get up and go, too.”
embraces the social network offered by the presence of the internet.

Readers can view what others have experienced and learn a few insider tips. has many helpful features including:
• Suggested itineraries for day and overnight adventures
• An events calendar with iCal support
• A “My Favorites” page to save ideas for the future
• Find listings by date, ratings, age range, location and/or keyword
• A periodic newsletter to suggest things to do
• Send favorite listings and events to friends is a public service that is free to use, submit listings and to submit reviews.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Heather Doyle or Melana Denyer, please call Heather at (209) 602-5497, email or call Melana at (209) 324-6494, or email

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