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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.

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Manhattan Parenting Articles

Teen Playwrights to Showcase Original Plays at LEAP OnStage Event

Theater School for Kids to Add Lower Manhattan Camp

Beat the Heat With Ice Cream Tours in NYC

When to See Manhattanhenge 2017

Day Camps in Manhattan

Manhattan Family Activity Highlights

Beat the Heat With Ice Cream Tours in NYC

Cooking Classes for Manhattan Children in May

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in May

Top Things to Do With Your Family in NYC in May

Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in May

Manhattan Family Activities

May 25 Start with Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
May 26 Immersive Dome Experience - American Museum of Natural History
May 27 Summer on the Hudson: Learn to Ride for Kids - Hudson River Greenway
May 27 DrawNow! at the Central Park Zoo - Central Park Zoo
May 27 CTD Special Needs Weekly Yoga Classes - Connect The Dots OT, PLLC
May 27 Whitney Kids Tours - Whitney Museum of American Art
May 27 Family Saturdays at New York City Ballet - David H. Koch Theater
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