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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.
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.
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.
Get in the holiday spirit and get your shopping done at The Friends of Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s annual Holiday Music Festival in Scarsdale, Westchester. Find vintage and contemporary gifts. The international foods party room will feature delicacies prepared by music school parents. Children, parents and families whose children do not attend the Hoff-Barthelson Music School are also welcome to attend this holiday event.
Get creative this holiday season at the Rye Historical Society, Square House Museum, Rye, Westchester. Children, parents, and families, can make and decorate holiday ornament, as well as learn how to make cookies, peppermint drops and other treats. This will definately get you and your family in the holiday spirit.
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Disney Theatrical Productions today announced a one-of-a-kind limited ticket offer for its three shows currently running on Broadway: THE LION KING, THE LITTLE MERMAID and Mary Poppins.
The Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble is having its holiday performance of The Nutcracker- a perfect activity for children and family.
No holiday dinner would be complete without a yummy dessert to end the meal.
Delicious cookie recipes for the holidays!
Looking for crafty activities to occupy the kids? These Christmas-themed crafts will put them in the holiday spirit.
A seasonal activity to take the family to is the The Magic Flute show at the Metropolitan Opera. Kids will be amazed at the visual effects, and the whole family will love the sweet tale being told. Seeing this show should be at the top of your lost of holiday events and activities to take your children and family too.
The New York Transit Museum’s 7th Annual Holiday Train Show is bcak at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Kids love watching the journey of the train to Santa’s workshop. This is the perfect holiday activity to take children and the entire family to see.
If you are in the Manhattan area, take your children and your entire family to the city’s largest holiday party at The Ninth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square. There are holiday activities galore here. Children will love the crafts and dance activity, while the rest of the family can enjoy the restaurants and stores in the Manhattan area.
The Quick Center at Fairfield University is showing A Christmas Carol, which will definately put your family into the holiday spirit. No other holiday activity will illustrate the kindness to your children. This holiday tale is something your kids will want to see again and again.
Those celebrating Chanukah can still get into the holiday spirit with the Eastern Fairfield County’s Chanukah Family Fun Day at the JCC of Eastern Fairfield County in Bridgeport. The whole family will enjoy all the activities planned.
Children will be begging you to take the family to Ridgefield Playhouse's annual Holiday Spectacular. There will be tons of childrens activites and family activities to do. Your children and your entire family will be put into the holiday mood and feel as though Chirstmas is already here.
Attention Fairfield parents, if you want your children to see Santa Claus like never before, take them and your whole family to Heights & Lights in downtown Stamford. The entire day is filled with holiday fun, the perfect start to the Christmas season.
Kids will be begging there Fairfield parents to see Sleeping Beauty on Ice. Not only will your children love it, but the entire family will as well. If your children is a little ballerina, or enjoy watching the activity take place, this event is the place to be at.
Fairfield residents love The Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Especially since a holiday activity is taking place there that your children and entire family will love. Take a stroll on the holiday decked out Heckscher Farm. Kids will love the free hot cocoa and make an activity out viewing thr night from the observatory deck.
Drive on over from Fairfield to Norwalk to the annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert at Norwalk City Hall. There is no better way to start the holiday season for your family. Kids will love the sing-a-longs and all the activities planned.
There is no better way to celebrate the Christmas season then by taking your children and your family to see The Nutcracker. New Yorkers have tons of memories about it. Most of them occured when they saw it as children with their families. Being a child, they felt inspired by it.
What are the holidays without snow? If you want your child to be part of an activity that teachs them about the science behind it, take them and the whole family to Crystal Winter Village in Queens. Your child will be involved in seeing the formation of it. Kids everywhere will be begging parents to take them to this Queens activity.
If your children and your family enjoy the American Museum of Natural History, they will love the Polar Rink that is being added. At this Upper West Side location, children and parents will be able to do some winter skating activities at this Manhattan skate rink. A perfect family activity during the winter Holiday season.
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.