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Parents Guide to Brooklyn

On this page, you'll find all the practical information a Brooklyn family needs to have fun, stay healthy, and keep informed. Our resource directories include up-to-date information on NYC birthday party places and entertainers; Brooklyn summer camps, including day camps and specialty camps for kids; NYC health resources like doctors, dentists, and hospitals; after-school classes and programs for children in Brooklyn; and NYC schools, including preschools, public schools, and private schools. You'll also find local news on Brooklyn students, schools, sports teams, and charitable organizations; family events and things to do with kids in NYC year-round; and practical advice for Brooklyn parents and families on a wide range of topics. Whether you're an NYC native or new to the area, this page helps make raising kids in Brooklyn much easier and much more fun.

Parenting Resource Directories

Birthday Parties


Health & Fitness

After School Programs

Back to School Classes

Brooklyn Parenting Articles

Kids’ Salon and Spa Opens in Clinton Hill

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location

Math Tutoring Center Opens in Park Slope

2014 Free Summer Meals Program Kicks Off in New York City

Families Celebrate the 110th Birthday of the NYC Subway at Brooklyn's NY Transit Museum

Brooklyn Family Activity Highlights

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this November

Best Halloween Events for Kids in Brooklyn

15 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this September

15 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this August

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this July

Brooklyn Family Activities

Aug 27 Summer Meals: Free Lunches and Stories for Children - Brooklyn Public Library, Sheepshead Bay branch
Aug 27 The Transition: Photo Collages-Photographic Workshops for Kids - Brooklyn Public Library, Greenpoint branch
Aug 28 Free Thursday Hours - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Aug 28 Journey to the Stars - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Aug 28 Summer Safety Event - Jewish Children's Museum
Aug 28 Free Carousel Rides - Prospect Park Carousel
Aug 29 Back To School Jam - Brooklyn Children's Museum
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