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It’s incredible how you can visit someplace relatively close to home, yet feel as if you have been transported far away. Watch Hill on Fire Island is one of these magical places, and a perfect destination for a family day trip.
See what new, fun games and books came out this month for kids!
Take a look at some new buzzing programs & places on Long Island...
This year marks major birthdays for many favorite toys. In 2009, Pinocchio celebrates his 70th birthday and Barbie her 50th; the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles turn 25, and SpongeBob is already 10.
Welcome to Behind the Emerald Curtain (BEC), brainchild of veteran 'Wicked' actors Sean McCourt and Anthony Galde,* two musical-theater pros/dads whose weekly behind-the-scenes tour-de-'Wicked' offers the ultimate peek at what makes a Broadway blockbuster tick.
ave an enjoyable day out with the whole family and support a worthy cause at the same time, at the Community YMCA of Northern Westchester’s 7th Annual Family Fun Day.
Cynthia Nixon is best known for playing lawyer Miranda Hobbes on the hit TV show 'Sex and the City' and its record-breaking big screen follow-up in 2008. Lucky New York theatergoers, however, are privy to another aspect of the Emmy-winner’s acting gifts...
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Julie Klappas and Lyss Stern, two NeYC moms, have written a new book to help us remember. In 'If You Give a Mom a Martini … 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself' (Random House $16.95), they present a collection of ways that their stressed-out counterparts take time for themselves.
Here’s a food craft that you can set up in advance & the kids can have fun with on their own. Then, when they serve up their creations, you can all share a tasty meal & a good laugh!
Make a flowery paper mâché vase with blooming flowers this Mother's Day...
Roadside Attractions’ 'Battle for Terra', the new the sci-fi, CG-animated movie for kids, opens May 1st!!
The Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn welcomes families with young children to enjoy the new, kid-friendly, culturally appealing Ridder MiniArtMuseum.
If one of your children has a birthday coming up, build a party theme around Disney Pixar’s new movie, 'Up!'
The Gazillion Bubble Show is a multi-sensory force to be reckoned with, one that delivers a blend of Vegas glitz, technical prowess and mesmerizing beauty.
A great way to teach your children the Passover story is to make matzah with them, just like the Jewish slaves did thousands of years ago.
She hasn’t been Little Orphan Annie for 32 years, but that role was only the beginning for New Rochelle resident Andrea McArdle. BroadwayWorld.com recently honored her with a Lifetime Achievement Award, following her many years of great performances in musical theater
“When they (kids) come across disgusting things, some of those will naturally elicit a response...”
Here are some little FYIs on Shrek the Musical...
D’Arcy James, who appreciates an irreverent, fantasy-packed adventure story as much as the next guy, has been a fan of the Shrek films since the get-go.
The new musical, The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon, picks up where the nursery rhyme left off.
Russian American Kids Circus thrills all ages with a fully staged, professional production.
The Harlem Globetrotters 2009 World Tour dribbles into Bridgeport’s Arena at Harbor Yard.
This program offers creative, artistic and acting classes and workshops for children.
Beloved children’s series, The Electric Company, has re-launched with a fresh-faced cast, promoting the idea that “reading is cool.”
African-American literary figures will be the focus of a special Black History Month celebration at Hopper House Art Center.