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Parents Guide to Manhattan

On this page, you'll find all the practical information a Manhattan 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; Manhattan 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 Manhattan; and NYC schools, including preschools, public schools, and private schools. You'll also find local news on Manhattan students, schools, sports teams, and charitable organizations; family events and things to do with kids in NYC year-round; and practical advice for Manhattan 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 Manhattan much easier and much more fun.

Parenting Resource Directories

Birthday Parties


Health & Fitness

After School Programs

Back to School Classes

Manhattan Parenting Articles

New Exhibit on Crocs Opens at the American Museum of Natural History

Local Girl Scouts Donate All of Their Cookie Sale Profit to City's Veterans

Free Access to Downtown Cultural Institutions at Third Annual Night at the Museums

American Girl is Revamping Store Model with New Rockefeller Center Store

Embark on an Interactive Theater Show for Kids Through Central Park

Manhattan Family Activity Highlights

Top Things to Do With Your Family in NYC in May

Cooking Classes for Manhattan Children in May

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in May

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in NYC in May

Things to Do Outside in NYC in May

Manhattan Family Activities

Jun 1 Story Time presented by PJ Library - Museum of Jewish Heritage
Jun 1 Coquí Club: Art in Bloom - El Museo Del Barrio
Jun 2 Young Music Makers Series: Free Outdoor Concerts - Josie Robertson Plaza and David Rubenstein Atrium
Jun 2 Movies under the stars: Bark Ranger - Lillian D. Wald Playground
Jun 4 World Stamp Show-NY 2016 - Javits Center
Jun 4 Shine and the Moonbeams - David Rubenstein Atrium
Jun 4 Summer on the Hudson: Great New York City Fish Count - Fort Washington Park
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About Us

NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.


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