What makes a place family friendly?
Is it how a business or public entity caters to children? Is it about making an experience a pleasure for an entire family?
The answer to this question will come from Patch’s readers as each of you have an opportunity to vote for your favorite family friendly place in Deerfield in the latest Best of Deerfield Patch poll. Feel free to let us know why you think your choice is the right one.
Barnes and Noble book store has something for everyone. There are books for children and adults on many subjects. If you want to sit and read while there are plenty of chairs around. You can read to the kids.
Brunswick Zone has bowling activities for all ages. Whether it is a family occasion or a league, there is fun to be had. It is also the place the Deerfield High School bowling team calls home.
Deerfield Bank and Trust makes an effort to teach children and young people how to save and deal responsibly with money. They have regular programs for the kids.
The Deerfield Public Library has its own children’s section as well as programs for adults and the entire family. The library will continue all of this when it temporarily moves for a year to complete its massive renovation.
Starland Creative Center provides all kinds of enrichment programs for children. People come to Starland from all over the North Shore for activities ranging from acting and dance to computers. They also transport the kids from school to Starland to make things easier on the parents.
Voting continues through 9 a.m. Friday. The winner will be published at noon Friday. In the event of a tie, the winner will be the place that receives the most comments.