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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 Dance Exhibit Opens at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

NYC Students See Behind the Scenes of 'The Phantom of the Opera'

Art Camps and Summer Programs in Manhattan

Manhattan Schools and Education Guide

Manhattan's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Manhattan Family Activity Highlights

Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in July

Top Things to Do With Your Family in NYC in July

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in NYC in July

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in July

Story Times and Book Events for Kids in NYC in July

Manhattan Family Activities

Jul 23 Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze - Pier I, Riverside Park South
Jul 23 Beach Scene - Children's Museum of the Arts
Jul 23 Up Close - The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center
Jul 23 Esther Crow and her Funky Puppets - The Ellington in The Park
Jul 24 Fun in the Sun: Summer Reading - New York Public Library - Mulberry Street
Jul 26 SummerStage: BalletX / YY Dance Company - Central Park, Rumsey Playfield
Jul 25 - Jul 26 Mostly Mozart Festival: Young People's Chorus of New York City - Lincoln Center-David Geffen Hall
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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 ( 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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