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Parents Guide to Queens

On this page, you'll find all the practical information a Queens 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; Queens 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 Queens; and NYC schools, including preschools, public schools, and private schools. You'll also find local news on Queens students, schools, sports teams, and charitable organizations; family events and things to do with kids in NYC year-round; and practical advice for Queens 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 Queens much easier and much more fun.

Parenting Resource Directories

Birthday Parties


Health & Fitness

After School Programs

Back to School Classes

Queens Parenting Articles

Queens #SnapShot 2016: Instagram Posts of Kids' Activities & Programs

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Queens in December

Story Time for Kids and Families in Queens this December

Things to Do With Active Kids in Queens this December

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in December

Queens Family Activity Highlights

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in December

Films and Movies for Kids in Queens this December

Free Events for Kids in Queens in December

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Queens in December

Dance Performances and Events for Kids in Queens this December

Queens Family Activities

Dec 4 Young Writers Workshop - The Astoria Bookshop
Dec 4 Public Tour with Artist Leah Raintree - The Noguchi Museum
Dec 4 Open Studio:Indigo Dyeing - The Noguchi Museum
Dec 4 Christmas in the Garden and Tree Lighting - Queens Botanical Garden
Dec 4 Dance Performance:Kensaku Shinohara + Gabrielle Revlock - Queens Museum
Dec 4 APEC Adventure Time:Birds and Berries - Alley Pond Environmental Center
Dec 4 Migration Sensation - Alley Pond Environmental Center
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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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