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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

Project Playdate Launches a Different Kind of Summer Camp for NYC Kids

Three Local Schools Earn Top 10 Finishes at National Chess Competition

Kids' Party Planners Publish Fairy Tale Books

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Call for Volunteers: Help Clean Up City Parks

Manhattan Family Activity Highlights

Where to Celebrate Memorial Day in NYC

Where to Celebrate Mother's Day in Manhattan

Your Complete Guide to Raising Kids in Manhattan

Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebrations in NYC

Where to Celebrate Easter in New York City

Manhattan Family Activities

May 23 Spotlight Asia: Big Cats - The American Museum of Natural History: Milstein Hall of Ocean Life
May 23 Memorial Day Weekend at CMOM: Meet the Super Sprowtz - Children's Museum of Manhattan
May 23 Fleet Week 2015: Meet the Pilots - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
May 23 Specialized High School Admission Test (SHSAT) Diagnostic Testing & High School Admission Seminar - Vera List Center
May 23 Butter Beans Forager’s Feast @ Central Park - Central Park
May 24 Verdi Requiem - Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
May 24 Memorial Day Weekend at CMOM: Flags and Flowers - Children's Museum of Manhattan
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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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