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Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Take the kids to the Summer of Fun 2015 at Hudson River Park, with outdoor movies, concerts, and activities for families all summer long, from May through September. Take in the waterfront view and fun, family-friendly entertainment at Hudson River Park.

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings in Nassau County in May

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings in Nassau County in May

Take your little film buffs to one of these family-friendly movies at a film screening for kids in Nassau County, including Into the Woods in Mineola, a sensory-friendly showing of Tomorrowland in Levittown, and Hidden Universe in 3-D in Queens. Bonus: Some of these film screenings are FREE.

Pinot's Palette Expands Paint Classes to Children

Pinot's Palette Expands Paint Classes to Children

Pinot's Palette, which originally began offering paint-and-drink classes for adults, will begin offering kids' painting classes this month. The paint venue also hosts art birthday parties.

Kid-Friendly Concerts in Manhattan in April

Kid-Friendly Concerts in Manhattan in April

We've gathered the best kid-friendly concerts to take your family to in Manhattan in April. Go ahead; show your children the joys of live music at these concerts for kids in Tribeca, Murray Hill, and on the Upper West Side!

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings for Families in Manhattan in May

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings for Families in Manhattan in May

Do you have young film buffs on your hands? Here are six kid-friendly film screenings in NYC in May for your movie-loving clan, including locations in Midtown and on the Upper West Side.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, recently opened a second Long Island location in Mount Siani. The fitness facility for families offers a range of classes including a toddler trampoline fitness class and a special needs jump time.

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers Adds Laser Tag and Ropes Course

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers Adds Laser Tag and Ropes Course

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers, a family activity center and bowling alley in Manhattan, recently added a laser tag arena and ropes course.

Exhibits, Movies, and Games to Get Kids Interested in History

Exhibits, Movies, and Games to Get Kids Interested in History

Are your kids not thrilled about learning history? Try immersing them in history by visiting a local museum with a mummy exhibit, The Brooklyn Museum or Metropolitan Museum of Art are two nearby, or watch one of these movies or play one of these games about history to supplement learning.

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Launches Two New Programs

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Launches Two New Programs

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, which provides art education programs for families, recently launched two new programs: Sunday Afternoon Concert Series and Assembly Program for Schools & Families.

Meet the New, Older Dora the Explorer

Meet the New, Older Dora the Explorer

Valerie Walsh Valdes, the NYC co-creator of Dora the Explorer discusses her inspiration for creating an older Dora and the new show "Dora and Friends: Into the City", plus Fatima Ptacek, a Queens kid who voices Dora, gives us the inside scoop on the older character.

Family-Friendly Outdoor Movies

Family-Friendly Outdoor Movies

Find outdoor movie screenings this summer in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Rockland County, Bergen County, Westchester County, and Fairfield County, CT.

What to Watch at the 2014 NY International Children's Film Festival

What to Watch at the 2014 NY International Children's Film Festival

Check out the highlights of this year's New York International Children's Film Festival in Manhattan, including when and where to get a sneak peek of "Muppets Most Wanted" and "Rio 2," meet the stars of Broadway's "Annie," and go behind the scenes of "Coraline."

French Organization Hosting 10th Anniversary of French Cinema

French Organization Hosting 10th Anniversary of French Cinema

Alliance Francaise of Greenwich has partnered with Focus on French Cinema to host the 10th anniversary of the French film festival in Greenwich this year. Festivalgoers can screen French films, meet French celebrities, attend Q-and-A sessions with film stars and directors, and attend an opening night gala.

Family-Friendly Movie Theater Revamps Seating

Family-Friendly Movie Theater Revamps Seating

Family-friendly movie theater Movieworld Cinemas in Douglaston recently replaced its old seating to make the movie-watching experience more comfortable. The theater offers competitive rates on tickets and snacks. The cinema also hosts children’s birthday parties, as well as private screenings for groups, such as schools and camps.

PBS Kids Premieres 'Curious George Swings into Spring' on Earth Day

PBS Kids Premieres 'Curious George Swings into Spring' on Earth Day

On Earth Day (April 22), PBS Kids invites viewers to join America's favorite monkey for a new Curious George special: "Curious George Swings into Spring," which will encourage kids to go outside and explore the world around them.

What to Watch at the 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival

What to Watch at the 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival

The 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival will present more than 100 children's films and shorts at several theaters in Manhattan this March. Here, a sneak peek at the movies you won't want to miss.

A New Documentary Shines a Light on Hunger in America

A New Documentary Shines a Light on Hunger in America

A new documentary, "A Place at The Table," shines a light on hunger in America. The film seeks to enlighten Americans that most people in the country are "food insecure"—they don't know where their next meal is coming from.

PBS Kids' 'Dinosaur Train' Will Air One-Hour Special on Presidents Day

PBS Kids' 'Dinosaur Train' Will Air One-Hour Special on Presidents Day

PBS Kids will air a special one-hour episode of 'Dinosaur Train' on Presidents Day called 'Submarine Adventure,' in which kids will learn about the Shonisaurus, Archelon turtles, and more prehistoric creatures.

Cultural Adventures in Your Own Backyard

Cultural Adventures in Your Own Backyard

Living in the New York metro area means you can expose your children to the world's cultures without traveling to foreign countries. We've compiled restaurants, festivals, and other activities to introduce your children to the world.

One Local Music-Loving Dad Explores Evolution of Kindie Music

One Local Music-Loving Dad Explores Evolution of Kindie Music

A Brookyln-based, music-loving father explores how kids' music morphed in to kindie rock, a genre that is popular with the whole family. Plus, his list of top 10 current kindie albums.

Our Top 10 List of Current Kindie Rock and Family Music CDs

Our Top 10 List of Current Kindie Rock and Family Music CDs

One local music-loving dad give us his list of top 10 current kindie albums that will be popular with the whole family.

3 Must-Do Halloween Ideas for Music-Loving Families in Manhattan

3 Must-Do Halloween Ideas for Music-Loving Families in Manhattan

Bust out your dance moves with the kids at these Halloween activities in Manhattan that bring music entertainment alive.

DVD Review: Tinker Bell in 'Secret of the Wings'

DVD Review: Tinker Bell in 'Secret of the Wings'

"Secret of the Wings," Tinker Bell's first 3D adventure in the Disney Fairies series, takes her to the far reaches of Pixie Hollow, where she flies with new friends and uncovers a secret that changes her world.

A New Film Explores What Technology is Doing to Our Brains

A New Film Explores What Technology is Doing to Our Brains

“What is all this technology doing to our brains?” The second film of the three-part series "Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change" by Tiffany Shlain explores this question and offers guidance on how parents can best nurture their children’s minds.

Free Outdoor Movies for Families in NYC

Free Outdoor Movies for Families in NYC

UPDATED 2013: There are many family-friendly outdoor movie screenings this summer throughout the NYC boroughs. Here, you'll find the full August schedule, including outside film series in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.




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