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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

Back To School Guide for Manhattan

The Viking Ship to Arrive in NYC September 17th

Laurie Berkner to Celebrate New CD with Mini-Concert in Tribeca

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in September

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in NYC in September

Manhattan Family Activity Highlights

The Viking Ship to Arrive in NYC September 17th

Things to Do Outside in NYC in September

Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in September

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in September

Story Times and Book Events for Kids in NYC in September

Manhattan Family Activities

Sep 28 Leggo My Legos: Block Time - New York Public Library, New Amsterdam Branch
Sep 28 School Tours and Visits of EINY - Ecole Internationale de New York
Sep 29 Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess - Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Sep 29 Storytime in Nolen Library - The Met Fifth Avenue
Sep 30 Juggling - Bryant Park
Sep 30 Dynamic H2O - Children's Museum of Manhattan
Sep 29 - Sep 30 'Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret' - TADA! Youth Theater
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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 ( 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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