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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

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Brooklyn Language Learning Center Offers Preschool Alternative

Brooklyn Teen Awarded for Leadership in Climate Justice

9 Strategies for Having the Best Day with Your Family at Luna Park's Halloween Harvest in Brooklyn's Coney Island

Best Halloween Events for Kids in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Family Activity Highlights

Best Halloween Events for Kids in Brooklyn

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this November

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

Oct 22 DIY-Makerspace Wednesdays - Brooklyn Public Library – Central Library
Oct 23 Story Museum - Historic Richmond Town
Oct 23 The Mystery Museum Train Party for Families - New York Transit Museum
Oct 24 Monster Mash - Brooklyn Children's Museum
Oct 24 Happy Halloween! - Brooklyn Children Museum
Oct 24 Tot Shabbat at BRJC - Bay Ridge Jewish Center
Oct 24 Harvest Festival - PS132
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