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Family Theater: 'Dear Edwina' is Back in New York
"Dear Edwina," the Broadway sensation that appeals to preteens and the whole family alike, is back in New York City by popular demand — with an all-new cast, and for a limited run. (read the story...)

Theater Review: Broadway's 'Elf: The Musical'
Broadway's newest holiday musical proves that "the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing aloud for all to hear!" (read the story...)

Children's Theater Review: Freckleface Strawberry
"Freckleface Strawberry," the popular kids' book by actress Julianne Moore, comes to vibrant, musical life Off-Broadway. (read the story...)

Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up
"The Kids Grow Up" is a new documentary by Doug Block that delves into the anxieties and uncertainties of leaving for college — from a parent's perspective. (read the story...)

Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010
Check out the best shows for kids playing this October in Manhattan - from Angelina Ballerina's stage debut to New York Music Festival's "Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical." You'll find all the information you need here, from plot summaries to show times. (read the story...)

Broadway Review: The Addams Family: A Diabolically Cool Hit with Kids
Broadway's hit musical "The Addams Family" incorporates classic Addams-style humor and quirkiness into a fresh storyline and has hit super-sized success with families. (read the story...)

Halloween Tricks for Kids
Beyond the usual card tricks and sleight of hand illusions, the how-to for tricks like this one appear in the new book "Chills and Thrills: The Ultimate Anthology of the Mystical, Magical, Eerie and Uncanny," which is chock full of ghost stories, spells, legends, and lore to entertain your little ones this Halloween and beyond. (read the story...)

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - August 2010
Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including the coolest back-to-school backpack (for kids AND parents) and the scar- and stretch mark-erasing product that celebrities like Heidi Klum, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kate Gosselin swear by. (read the story...)

Theater Review: Broadway's 'Billy Elliot'
A musical about dreams, dance, and the connection between a father and son. (read the story...)

Meet the Stars of 'The 101 Dalmatians Musical'
"The 101 Dalmatians Musical" begins its New York City tour April 7. Read about the show's canine cast, including 1-year-old Rascal, who went from abandoned pup to spotlight superstar. (read the story...)

Theater for Kids: 'Cinderella' on Stage in New York
Literally Alive Children's Theatre in Greenwich Village brings this classic fairytale to life once more, to kick off its 2010 anniversary season. (read the story...)

Nick Jonas' Battle with Diabetes
Most parents (and virtually all pre-teens and teens) know Nick Jonas as the curly-haired, youngest member of the well-liked pop band, the Jonas Brothers. (read the story...)

Mary Poppins on Broadway: The Magical Nanny Keeps Flying
Everything about "Mary Poppins" is magical, from the character — with her aerodynamic umbrella and bewitched carryall — to the show itself: a genuinely infectious musical offering delicious surprises around every nook, cranny, tree, banister, statue, and chimney. (read the story...)

The Wiggles on the Big Screen in the First Live-Concert Movie for Preschoolers
The Wiggles, international children’s entertainers, will make cinema history on March 20, with the release of the first ever live-concert movie for preschoolers and their parents. (read the story...)

Make Time for Date Night
Experts say couples who make time for themselves are better able to foster a sense of support for each other and can make more effective parents. And scheduling a "date night" is easy in New York, the perfect backdrop for romance. Read on for some intimate ideas. (read the story...)

Winter Olympics: Figuring Out Figure Skating
Thousands of families will watch the figure skating events in this year's Winter Olympics. If you're like most, though, the terminology might leave you a bit baffled (what exactly is a lutz jump, anyhow?). Read on for some guidelines that will have you speaking the lingo in no time. (read the story...)

Westchester Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - February 2010
Check out some family-friendly events scheduled for the month of February in Westchester County. (read the story...)

Too Cold Outside? 10 Family Activities for Indoor Fun
Guiding kids toward productive (nondestructive!) indoor activities can be a bit of a challenge. Check out our 10 clever suggestions for family fun on a cold winter day. (read the story...)

Broadway Icon Brian Stokes Mitchell
Take a look into the life of the multi-talented Brian Stokes Mitchell, Broadway's leading man and father of one. (read the story...)

New Technology for Kids and Families
Read about the latest technologies available for kids, parents, and families. (read the story...)

Wintuk: Cirque Du Soleil’s Snowcapped Gift to New York
During the holidays, the impulse to give in to fantasy can become overpowering...so why not just surrender to Cirque du Soleil’s seasonal celebration "Wintuk," the troupe’s family-friendly, non-denominational holiday thrill ride. (read the story...)

Holiday Guide 2009!
Whether your family is celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa this year, you'll find everything you need to get ready for the holiday season right here- family activities, arts & crafts, recipes, holiday shows, top toys, and more! (read the story...)

Suffolk County, Long Island Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009
Check out these kid-friendly activities and events happening in Suffolk County, Long Island this month. (read the story...)

Manhattan Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009
Check out these featured kid-friendly activities and events happening this November and December in the Manhattan area. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Public Library Celebrates Sesame Street's 40th Anniversary with a Limited-Edition Elmo Card and Family Programs
The Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating Sesame Street's 40th anniversary by offering a limited-edition Elmo library card at any of its locations when you sign up for a new card. Also, check out BPL Central Library's free exhibition of Sesame Street memorabilia and family programs, running November through February. (read the story...)


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