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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

Dance School Adds Program for Babies and their Mothers

Language Workshop for Children Offers English as a Second Language

All My Children Daycare and Nursery School Opens in Lower Manhattan

Social Learning Center Offers Alternative to Day Care

Jen Rudin Casting Offers Kids Improv and Audition Workshops

Manhattan Family Activity Highlights

Best Halloween Events for Kids in Manhattan

11 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this November

12 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this September

25 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this August

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this July

Manhattan Family Activities

Dec 19 Holiday Lights & Movie Sites - The Shops at Columbus Circle
Dec 19 The Knickerbocker Suite - Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
Dec 19 Cirque Zíva - The New Victory Theater
Dec 19 NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Keith Michael’s The Nutcracker presents - Florence Gould Hall
Dec 19 Songs of the Season - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dec 19 Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical - Madison Square Garden
Dec 19 Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah - Grand Army Plaza in front of the Plaza Hotel
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