For those families celebrating the holiday of Kwanzaa, the 24th annual Langston Hughes Kwanzaa Celebration is returning to the Queens Library. Parents can show there children the meaning of Kwanzaa’s symbols and traditions. A great family activity and learning experience for kids.
Parents and grandparents alike can pass on the family traditions of Hanukah to their children at the JCC Rockland. This special family program, as a part of the Jewish Holiday Series, teaches children all of the ascepts of this holiday. A perfect family bonding and learning experience.
What better way to experience the holidays and your holiday weather then by learning about nature in winter. At the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, your child and your whole family can learn about nature and collect treasures to keep and remind them of the holidays whenever they look at them.
Many parents and grandparents are looking for ways to give their children something a bit more practical and enduring than the latest battery-operated toy. Strange as it may sound, the answer might lie, not in the aisles of Toys R Us, but in the stock market.
This holiday season, you may have to cut back your spending on gifts for your children and your family. Here are the top 10 holiday toys, under $20. Your children will still love these great holiday toys, and your family will love the price and the savings.
It wouldn’t be the holidays without The Nutcracker. No matter if you live in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Westchester County, Fairfield, Rockland, or Bergen County, there is a place for you to take your children and your entire family to see it. It doesn't matter how old your kids are, there will be a performance of The Nutcracker that your family won't want to miss.
Holiday events are abundant in New York, especially family friendly shows. All over Manhattan, you can find shows and events that not only your children will enjoy seeing, but your whole family will love as well.
If you are in the Fairfield area, bring your children and all of your family members to Ambler Farm to enjoy a fun horse-drawn sleigh ride, the perfect family activity. You'll kids will love this holiday activity. Don't miss this event, everyone in Fairfield will be talking about it.
This fall from art exhibits to theater, dance, and music performances there is something for everyone.
Families can enjoy good old fashioned fun with the kids at a turkey hunt!
Tasty stuffing recipe for the whole family!
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 to make a difference. Contact the Salvation Army or other social service groups in your community, or consider these family-friendly suggestions for volunteering:
Thanksgiving rituals can make their way into a few meals besides the turkey feast. Here are a few ideas to try with your family...
Thanksgiving’s more fun when the kids get involved. Here is a fun-filled craft for that all-important table centerpiece.
Families have the opportunity to come face to face with Dora the Explorer, Snoopy, and, of course, Santa Claus himself at the 82nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Of course, there's the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for family fun....but don't forget there's so much more to do to enjoy the holiday with your children!
Kugel (Yiddish: n. kugl or koogel, or kigel, in Galicia/Central Europe) is any one of a wide variety of traditional baked Jewish side dishes or desserts, and can be sweet or savory. It is sometimes translated as "pudding" or "casserole." This Thanksgiving Kugel took home the best non-savory title at my Third Annual Casserole Party, and was a Jewish (Brian Tooze)/gentile (Lacey Tauber) collaboration.
Parents, enjoy the holiday dinner with your family and get the kids involved in the festivities. We've compiled Thanksgiving events, recipes, crafts, helpful articles, and more!
The Conservative Synagogue of Westport, Weston and Wilton, in cooperation with the Interfaith Housing Association (IHA), continues its annual Thanksgiving tradition of Share the Pie.
There are all kinds of fun activities for families in Manhattan this fall!
Simple and fun ways for you to feel all the love Valentine’s Day has to offer!
These jazzed up potatoes are sure to add flavor to any meal.
While the holidays are a time for feasting and celebrating, it’s still important to eat healthy.
See what's fun for the whole family in Queens this hoilday season!
Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's with our festive family events in Queens!!