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Nassau County, Long Island Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families -  2009

Nassau County, Long Island Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Nassau County, Long Island this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Fairfield County Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Fairfield County Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Fairfield County this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Brooklyn Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Brooklyn Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Brooklyn this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Manhattan Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Manhattan Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Manhattan this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Rockland Halloween Events and Activities for Kids and Families- 2009

Rockland Halloween Events and Activities for Kids and Families- 2009

Halloween fun abounds around the county this year, with activities for all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Father's Day: What Some Dads Really Want...

Father's Day: What Some Dads Really Want...

We polled our dads here at Davler Media for their ideas of what makes a great Father’s Day. As it turns out, the perfect gift for Dad may be easier than you think.

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Julie Klappas and Lyss Stern, two NeYC moms, have written a new book to help us remember. In 'If You Give a Mom a Martini … 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself' (Random House $16.95), they present a collection of ways that their stressed-out counterparts take time for themselves.

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Here’s a food craft that you can set up in advance & the kids can have fun with on their own. Then, when they serve up their creations, you can all share a tasty meal & a good laugh!

Mother's Day Crafts

Mother's Day Crafts

Make a flowery paper mâché vase with blooming flowers this Mother's Day...

Westchester County Annual Earth Day Celebration

Westchester County Annual Earth Day Celebration

Walk, cycle, carpool or train it to the Westchester County Annual Earth Day Celebration...

Find Those Eggs! Easter Egg Hunts in Fairfield County

Find Those Eggs! Easter Egg Hunts in Fairfield County

It wouldn’t be Easter without dyed eggs and treasure hunts. There are Easter egg hunts scheduled in Fairfield county. Check them out and enjoy the fun!

Easter Crafts & Decorations

Easter Crafts & Decorations

Easter is known for special dinners with family and friends. You can make the dinner table look eggs-cellent with homemade egg silverware holders and bunny napkins.

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

A great way to teach your children the Passover story is to make matzah with them, just like the Jewish slaves did thousands of years ago.

The New York Hall of Science's Earth Day Celebration

The New York Hall of Science's Earth Day Celebration

The New York Hall of Science is devoting a whole weekend to an unforgettable Earth Day Celebration!

St. Patrick's Day Crafts & Recipes

St. Patrick's Day Crafts & Recipes

Express your inner Irish! Celebrate the day by wearing green, going to a parade & eating Irish foods. Here are a few crafts and recipes...

“Love”-ly Crafts and Recipes

“Love”-ly Crafts and Recipes

Love is in the air, and there’s no better way to show it than by making a homemade card or a yummy treat for that special person.

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Partying, Kids in Tow

Partying, Kids in Tow

During the holiday season, you may be invited to many parties. Some will be adult-only and you will have to find a sitter to watch the kids while you’re out. But many hosts welcome children and encourage the little ones to come. Regardless of where the party is at, you need to pack a few essentials. Read all of our recommendation for when you are partying, with your kids in tow.

The Family That Gives Together…

The Family That Gives Together…

During the holidays, many families choose not just to give to each other but also to give back to their community. There are hundreds of ways your family can make a difference. This is a great way to show your children how to give back during the holidays. Contact the Salvation Army in the New York area or consider these family-friendly suggestions for volunteering.

A Historical Christmas - Westchester

A Historical Christmas - Westchester

Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers, New York is hosting, By Candlelight — Holiday Traditions Tour and Concert. Tour the historical grounds with your children and entire family, which will be decorated for the holidays. Learn about Dutch and British holiday traditions and find out why we hang stockings. The evening tours have a holiday choral performance. The perfect holiday outing for your family to attend.

A Heartwarming Holiday - Westchester

A Heartwarming Holiday - Westchester

Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, an all-time holiday favorite is being presented at the Emelin Theatre, in Mamaroneck in Westchester. Ebenezer Scrooge changes his life after a Christmas eve encounter with the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. This family-friendly show is appropriate for children of all ages as well as the entire family.

Gingerbread Town - Bronx

Gingerbread Town - Bronx

The Gingerbread Adventures program at the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, renowned New York area bakers display their creations of an entire “town." Your children and entire family will love the gingerbread people displays. Kids can also step inside a larger-than-life model of a decorated gingerbread house, and make their own creations.

Global Holidays - Brooklyn

Global Holidays - Brooklyn

Children will learn about the cultures of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and other festivals of light that are celebrated around the world during Festival of Lights at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Activities include “Linked by Lights,” “Holiday Decorations,” “Winter Mittens” and “Frosted Sun Catchers.” The event is at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum in Brooklyn. Children of all ages, in addition to the entire family wil love this holiday event.

Hanukkah Celebrations - Manhattan

Hanukkah Celebrations - Manhattan

The 92nd Street Y is the place to be for Hanukkah celebrations. The Hanukkah Festival allows children to “travel around the world." They’ll enjoy a Hanukkah puppet show and make menorahs. Children will light the menorah and Shabbat candles and eat latkes and challah at a special Hanukkah Dinner. They can dance and sing for the annual Hanukkah Lights. A perfect way for children to learn about the Jewish culture and bond as a family.

All Aboard! - Bronx

All Aboard! - Bronx

Replicas of more than 140 New York landmarks form a seasonal wonderland at the Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden, Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road, Bronx. See the Statue of Liberty and the old Yankee Stadium — everything’s made entirely from pieces of plants. Children and parents will enjoy watching the model trains go around the track. The perfect family outing.




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