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Good News! Liberty Science Center Reopens

Good News! Liberty Science Center Reopens

Every time we took the Holland Tunnel when my kids were younger,, we would pass the Liberty Science Center and they'd beg to stop. But the museum has been closed for two years, and my teens have outgrown family trips to IKEA and the desire for interactive museum experiences.

Kids, Cute and Creative

Kids, Cute and Creative

If you've suspected that the illustrations in today's children's books could hold their own with any other museum-quality media, the Katonah Museum of Art proves it with their exhibition, "Children Should Be Seen: The Image of the Child in American Picture-Book Art", on view through October 21.

Take Your Child To Camp

Take Your Child To Camp

My husband and I feel we have done well, raising a child who shares our sense of humor. So Hallie, now 16, was the perfect companion for Xanadu: the Musical.

A Time to Stutter

A Time to Stutter

Kids who stutter aren't usually the first ones you think of as actors. 'Our Time' theater company is an organized, successful program allowing performing art as a healing mechanism for children and teens who stutter.

Brooklyn Wildllife

Brooklyn Wildllife

Wolves are rarely encountered on the streets of Brooklyn, but DUMBO resident John Rocco feels an affinity for the iconic figure he feels has been misrepresented in children’s literature.

Brooklyn Parent 2007 Fall Preview

Brooklyn Parent 2007 Fall Preview

See what's going on in Brooklyn this Fall!

Big Apple Parent 2007 Fall Preview

Big Apple Parent 2007 Fall Preview

Preview some fall events and activities for the whole family in Manhattan!

Air(mont) & Space

Air(mont) & Space

You’re never too young to learn. As a matter of fact, you’re never too old either ... to become an astronaut.

Singing Mom and her Musical Heirs

Singing Mom and her Musical Heirs

Robbi K is not your typical children's performer — her music, which draws from diverse genres including jazz, world music, pop and blues, appeals to the whole family.

Savoring Heaven and Earth

Savoring Heaven and Earth

Budding astronomers can learn these facts and more when they blast off to the outer reaches of the universe at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s latest exhibit, Heavens Above: Photographs of the Universe from the Hubble Space Telescope.

Moved by the Moving Image

Moved by the Moving Image

Think your kids spend too much time in front of a screen? A visit to the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria will put a context around all that content.

Psychedelic Summer

Psychedelic Summer

It was a time of peace and love, flower power, feel-good drugs — and the end of an era. If you missed it, you can experience it now as the Whitney Museum of American Art looks back at 1965 with its Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era exhibit, on view until September 16.

Singing with Your Spouse

Singing with Your Spouse

BETH AND SCOTT BIERKO are a husband-and-wife team of singer/songwriters and arts-in-education specialists. Since 1993, they have been performing for children and families at concerts in schools, libraries and theaters.

How to Choose an Afterschool Activity for Your Child in NYC!

How to Choose an Afterschool Activity for Your Child in NYC!

How to Choose an Afterschool Activity for Your Child in NYC

The Next Big Thing in Theatre: Disney's High School Musical is a Slam-Dunk and the 'Sleeper-Hit' Nobody Saw Coming

The Next Big Thing in Theatre: Disney's High School Musical is a Slam-Dunk and the 'Sleeper-Hit' Nobody Saw Coming

In what seems to have happened effortlessly and somehow "under the radar" (highly unusual in the world of theatre) Disney HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL seems to have snuck in and is about to change the landscape.

Soaring in the City

Soaring in the City

If, like Toby Tyler, you’ve dreamed of joining the circus, the Trapeze School New York is for you — and your family. Kids as young as 6 are allowed to take a class, but all ages are taught together.

Interview: 'Sideways' Star is a Mom Moving Forward

Interview: 'Sideways' Star is a Mom Moving Forward

Virginia Madsen, who says she is “not a city girl”, took up temporary residence in New York recently, while shooting her latest movie, 'Diminished Capacity'.

Countdown To Harry's Hallows

Countdown To Harry's Hallows

July 21 is the official release date of Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows. Countdown the days at with these fun, FREE events at The Scholastic Store, 557 Broadway, NYC, and at The Scholastic Store, Scarsdale Park Mall, 450 Central Park Avenue (Route 100).

It’s a Wrap!

It’s a Wrap!

Raegan Moya-Jones is a native of Australia, where swaddling infants is the norm. When she and her friend Claudia Schwartz, also from Down Under, were pregnant with their first children, they couldn’t find the lightweight muslin wraps they remembered, so they decided to start their own company.

Gaining That Edge

Gaining That Edge

New Chelsea Piers program takes young athletes to the next level.

BAX Grows Up — and Down

BAX Grows Up — and Down

Brooklyn Arts Exchange, a 16-year-old institution, has been ensconced on 5th Avenue in Park Slope since 1998. But it outgrew its location a few years ago.

Rubbing Shoulders with the Stars

Rubbing Shoulders with the Stars

Theater camps are a dime a dozen in New York City, but Camp Broadway stands out, not least because its weeklong fees are exponentially higher than the others. But in addition, this performing arts camp, started in 1995, offers an authentic Broadway experience

Panama: The Next Eco-Destination

Panama: The Next Eco-Destination

When you’re traveling with kids, you may want a bit of the exotic, but you also need to make sure you have the familiar. Panama offers the perfect combination.

Park It

Park It

Central Park has a new family area, The Children's Glade.

Another Cup of Tea

Another Cup of Tea

The third Alice’s Tea Cup, for snacks or kids’ parties, has opened at 220 East 81st Street.




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