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Fun for Active Kids in Fairfield County this December

Fun for Active Kids in Fairfield County this December

Got a kid who likes to be on the move? These December family activities in Fairfield County are geared to sporty fun sure to burn off that excess energy.

Films and Movies for Kids on Long Island this December

Films and Movies for Kids on Long Island this December

Catch a movie on Long Island this December, from classic kid faves to the unexpected!

Things to Do with Kids Who Love Dancing in Brooklyn in December

Things to Do with Kids Who Love Dancing in Brooklyn in December

If your family likes to watch dancing or bust a move, check out these dance performances and programs in and near Brooklyn in December. See ballet performances in Brooklyn and Manhattan this month, and more!

Films and Movies for Kids in Rockland in December

Films and Movies for Kids in Rockland in December

There's just something about a big screen that makes movie watching more enjoyable. Take your family to these kid-friendly films and movies in December.

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in December

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in December

Showing your children how to give back to the community helps them grow into thoughtful adults. So clean out those closets for clothing drives or walk to raise awareness with these volunteer opportunities for families in NYC in December.

Theatre, Plays, and Shows especially for Fairfield County Kids this December

Theatre, Plays, and Shows especially for Fairfield County Kids this December

Look no further for the best shows for kids in Fairfield County this December.

Browse and Buy in Rockland in December

Browse and Buy in Rockland in December

Shop 'til you drop at these markets and shopping events in Rockland in December! Check out farmers' markets in Nyack, Pearl River, and Ramsey, a fall art and street fair in Ridgewood, and a craft street fair in Glen Rock.

Things to Do with Kids Who Love Animals in Rockland in December

Things to Do with Kids Who Love Animals in Rockland in December

Meet furry, feathered, and scaly friends at these top kid-friendly activities and events for animal lovers in Rockland and nearby this December. Meet live animals at Tenafly Nature Center, join a biodiversity celebration at Bear Mountain, and head into the city to see spiders of all shapes and sizes.

Activities for Brooklyn Families with Children with Special Needs in December

Activities for Brooklyn Families with Children with Special Needs in December

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in Brooklyn this December, including an autism-friendly Yard Inspectors Tour at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, art-making activities for those with disabilities, and more!

Activities for Animal Lovers in Brooklyn

Activities for Animal Lovers in Brooklyn

Meet furry, feathered, and scaly friends at these top kid-friendly activities and events for animal lovers in and near Brooklyn this December. Go birding in Prospect Park or explore 80 species of birds at Staten Island Zoo, cheer on riders in the Central Park Horse Show, and more!

Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in December

Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in December

These are the top free events for kids and families in and near Brooklyn this December, including the Columbia Waterfront Fall Festival in Carroll Gardens, the Trummytones in Prospect Park, a kite festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park, and more!

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in December

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in December

Get crafty! Take your kids these creative events and activities in and near Brooklyn this December. Join an urban homesteading workshop in Canarsie, a family pottery class at Brooklyn Navy Yard, and more!

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in December

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in December

Kids will learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids happening in and near Brooklyn in December. Head to the the Brooklyn Children's Museum, Jewish children's Museum, Children's Museum of Manhattan, and other nearby spots for fun this month.

Music Events and Activities in Brooklyn in December

Music Events and Activities in Brooklyn in December

Do you have a mini musician at home? The whole family can enjoy these music-themed events and activities in and near Brooklyn in December, such as Bargemusic in DUMBO, sing-alongs in Prospect Heights and Flatbush, and more!

Shows to See with Kids in Brooklyn in December

Shows to See with Kids in Brooklyn in December

Come one, come all, to these family-friendly shows and performances in and near Brooklyn in December! Check out a children's variety show in Carroll Gardens, enjoy Puppetsburg in Williamsburg, see the Berenstain Bears live, and more!

Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in December

Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in December

Want your kids to learn something new while having fun? Visit one of these fun and educational activities that are family-friendly in Manhattan in December, including The Hunger Games: The Exhibition at Discovery Times Square, college essay writing in Midtown, and Family Fridays at MoMath.

Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in December

Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in December

Get your animal-loving clan out of the apartment this month! Here are the top family-friendly events in New York City in December at which you can see and learn about animals, including fishing in Tribeca and Greenwich Village, learning about bees in Battery Park City, and Spiders Alive! at the American Museum of Natural History.

Things to Do Outside in NYC in December

Things to Do Outside in NYC in December

Celebrate the great outdoors with these hand-picked family-friendly events for nature-lovers in NYC in December, including gardening activities in Battery Park City, family camping in Inwood, the GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair in East Harlem, and the Little Red Lighthouse Festival in Fort Washington.

Free Things to Do in With Kids in Rockland County in December

Free Things to Do in With Kids in Rockland County in December

These are the top free events and activities for families in Rockland County this December. Enjoy summer concerts in Nanuet, a special story time at the Piermont farmers' market, a Bossy Frog concert in West Nyack, and the annual apple festival in Ramsey, NJ.

Things to Do with Active Kids in Rockland

Things to Do with Active Kids in Rockland

Get moving! There are many ways to be active this December. Take the kids to fun activities in and near Rockland such as an open play day at West Rock Indoor Sports, a family bike day in Nyack, and an all-sports day in Nanuet.

Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in December

Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in December

These are the best things to do in Brooklyn for kids this December. Catch the Unicycle Festival on Governors Island, the annual West Indian American Day Parade, Sesame Street Live at the new Kings Theatre, Children's Day at the Brooklyn Book Festival, and more!

Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in December

Events for Active Kids in Brooklyn in December

Get moving this month! Step away from the screens and enjoy these active events for kids and families in Brooklyn in December, such as fitness and fun in Prospect Park, fresh-air yoga in Park Slope, a roller disco party, and more!

Story Time for Kids and Families in Queens this December

Story Time for Kids and Families in Queens this December

Attend a local story hour in Queens for kids and turn the pages of their imaginations! This December, enjoy a reading of Mother Goose, a performance by The Happy Hedgehog Band, and afternoon crafting.

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in December

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Queens in December

This December, take the kids outside to explore tons of outdoor activities in Queens for the nature lovers in your family. Experience a war reenactment, walk through a corn maze, and see birds.

Fun Festivals in Brooklyn in December

Fun Festivals in Brooklyn in December

Gather the family and head to a fun festival in Brooklyn this December! From a unicycle festival to the West Indian American Parade to the Brooklyn Book Fair to the Great Irish Fair of New York to the famous Atlantic Antic Festival, there's plenty of fun to be had this month!




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