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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

Big Apple Circus to Fold its Tent Due to Lack of Funding

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at the Intrepid

Teens Release Research on Two New Animals in NYC

Museum of Ice Cream Coming to NYC

Manhattan Family Activity Highlights

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at the Intrepid

Kids Can Play Ghostbusters at Madame Tussauds New York

Top Things to Do With Your Family in NYC in July

Cooking Classes for Manhattan Children in July

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in July

Manhattan Family Activities

Jul 29 Evening Bat Walks in Central Park - The American Museum of Natural History
Jul 29 Bilingual Birdies - Free Mandarin Class - New York Public Library - Ottendorfer Branch
Jul 29 Bilingual Birdies - Free Spanish Class - New York Public Library: Epiphany Branch
Jul 30 Waterfight NYC - Central Park: The Great Lawn
Jul 30 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Release Party - Book Culture Columbus
Jul 30 Harry Potter Countdown to Midnight Party - Barnes & Noble - 82nd and Broadway
Jul 31 'Little Red's Hood' - Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central 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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