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Where The Cows Come Home

Where The Cows Come Home

New Yorkers may get our water from upstate reservoirs, but did you know that the milk that most of us drink is from Queens?

Up on Stage (parents, too!)

Up on Stage (parents, too!)

For every mom or dad who sits in the wings watching their child shine in the spotlight, Kim Breden’s Be Mused Productions offers a unique opportunity.

Songbird, inspired by motherhood

Songbird, inspired by motherhood

You may not know the name (yet). But Marion LoGuidice is a singer/songwriter with a loyal following.

All Aboard — To Thomas

All Aboard — To Thomas

Get on track to Strasburg, PA., where kids can climb aboard a life-size Thomas, complete with blinking eyes!

RHEA PERLMAN now makes kids laugh

RHEA PERLMAN now makes kids laugh

On TV, in movies, and in person, Rhea Perlman conveys a great sense of fun. Now she is bringing her trademark spunkiness to the page, in a book series for kids.

Extreme Play at CMOM!

Extreme Play at CMOM!

Learning through play is one of the basic tenets of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), a concept that reaches its fullest expression at the new permanent exhibit, PlayWorks.

The World’s a Stage—on a Brooklyn Campus

The World’s a Stage—on a Brooklyn Campus

Not all kids are ready for full-length theatrical performances, but exposing kids regularly to family-friendly productions helps.

Old-Fashioned Fun at Boscobel

Old-Fashioned Fun at Boscobel

Celebrate the fall season with a visit to Boscobel, where you and your family will be transported back to the 19th century.

Through the Glass Ceiling

Through the Glass Ceiling

The Top of the Rock Observation Deck, at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, re-opened in November, 2005, beckons with its panoramic views, outdoor platforms, and light shows

When Clowns Create

When Clowns Create

The book of Genesis gets a radical make-over in Creation: A Clown Show — a limited engagement, playing through September 10, which offers a unique take on Biblical stories

PlayWorks Opens at CMOM

PlayWorks Opens at CMOM

The largest public play and learning center for early childhood in Manhattan debuts this month with the opening on September 21 of PlayWorks at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

In & Out : An Art Exhibit

In & Out : An Art Exhibit

An exhibit titled 'Into Me/Out of Me' and encompassing artistic views of the concepts of passing into, through, and out of the human body, should naturally include the theme of childbirth.

Phil’s Genesis — Dad & Disney

Phil’s Genesis — Dad & Disney

When you consider that Elton John and Tim Rice began the tradition of Brits on Broadway, at least as far as Disney musicals are concerned, it would seem that fellow Englishman Phil Collins is continuing the trend.

Surrounded by Squamates

Surrounded by Squamates

Squeamish about snakes? You may be interested to learn that you are actually afraid of squamates, a group that includes snakes and lizards. They are the focus of a new exhibit, 'Lizards and Snakes: Alive!' at the American Museum of Natural History.

Climb Every Mountain

Climb Every Mountain

Though few children would beg to wile away an afternoon studying Tibetan painting, the new exhibit at the Rubin Museum of Art proves that children, teens, and families can connect with and experience Himalayan art.

Where The Kids Are

Where The Kids Are

Once your child starts school, you are not even close to being done with making decisions. Afterschool is the next hurdle to clear.

CROSS THAT BRIDGE

CROSS THAT BRIDGE

Most of us think of the Triborough Bridge as a necessary evil, but there was a time when it was truly celebrated. Now, for its 70th anniversary, it is being feted anew at the New York Transit Museum.

 A GOOD BOOK

A GOOD BOOK

I’ll never forget the day my oldest daughter, Hallie, learned to read. We had planned to go to the Fifth Avenue book fair, appropriately enough, when she wanted to sit on our stoop and look at a book. And suddenly, she ‘cracked the code’.

Pow-Wow!

Pow-Wow!

The Queens County Farm Museum goes Native American again this year as it hosts the Thunderbird American Indian Pow-Wow.

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WELCOME NEIGHBOR

WELCOME NEIGHBOR

Sesame Street starts its 37th season August 14, focusing on getting preschoolers ready for a classroom.

New Kids

New Kids

The New York Public Library's 115th Street Library just reopened after a $4 million renovation. The re-do of the1908 McKim, Mead & White building includes both restoration of original architectural details and the latest technology, with new computers for library visitors, new electrical systems and elevator, and new exterior stairs.

New Kids on the Block - Turning leaves

New Kids on the Block - Turning leaves

“Go outside and read” is not a usual suggestion, but New York’s first Reading Garden may inspire kids to do just that. Opened last month at Lexington and 104th Street, the garden is part of an Open Space Greening Program.

Smile for the Birdy!

Smile for the Birdy!

Eighteen- and 19th-century Americans of the upper classes mimicked their British and European counterparts when it came to status. At a certain point, a portrait was commissioned and the family gathered to pose for posterity.

All Aboard The State Train

All Aboard The State Train

Kids who love trains are in for a special treat starting this month when multiple award-winning illustrator and author Peter Sis will exhibit original drawings from his children’s book, The Train of States at the Children’s Learning Center of the Katonah Museum of Art.




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