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2 Dino-Mite DIY Preschool Projects
A Brooklyn mom shares DIY after-school dinosaur and fossil projects that she does preschooler to help develop skills like small muscle control, hand-eye coordination, and following directions. (read the story...)

How to Keep Kids Safe at Amusement Parks
A trip to the amusement park offers tons of family fun, but there are some common health and safety mishaps you should prepare for. Before you take your kids to the theme park this summer, take these safety tips into consideration. (read the story...)

Family Camping in NYC Parks
Did you know many New York City parks host free Family Camping events in the summer? Get the details on those campouts here, including locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island; 2012 dates; and how to register your family. (read the story...)

Getting Teens to Turn the Page
Reading well is an important skill for young adults to have in order to achieve economic success. But, many students score below proficient in reading achievement. Here are tips to help encourage your teen to read more. (read the story...)

Best Beaches for Families in Connecticut
Check out the best beaches in Connecticut for swimming, fishing, picnicking, sailing, and just plain relaxing in the sun. Round up the swimsuits, sunscreen, and sand toys and try out a new spot this summer -- it might just become your favorite. (read the story...)

Best Beaches on Long Island for Families
Whether you prefer the dramatic cliffs and rocky shores of the Sound, the ocean’s rough waves, or the calm of local bays and lakes, there’s a beach for every taste along Long Island’s miles of coastline. So grab some towels, pack up the kids’ sand toys, and discover a different beach each week. We bet you’ll have a new local favorite by the end of the summer! (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Nassau this July
Find free and low-cost things to do in Nassau County, Long Island this July, including fun family and children's events in Cutchogue, Elmont, Garden City, Old Westbury, Oyster Bay, and Sands Point. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Suffolk this July
Find free and low-cost things to do and fun family events in Suffolk County, Long Island this July, including Babylon, Brookhaven, Cold Spring Harbor, East Hampton, Riverhead, and Smithtown. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this July
Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this July, including fun family shows in the parks, outdoor festivals and fairs, and new theater openings and museum exhibits. (read the story...)

Fun Family Events on Governors Island this Summer
Governors Island, just a short ferry ride from Manhattan and Brooklyn, will host several fun family- and kid-friendly events this summer, all free or low cost. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Boscobel House and Gardens
Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY, about an hour outside NYC, is a fun historical spot that offers year-round family events, from house tours to outdoor concerts and the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Queens this July
Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens, including fun family shows and concerts, outdoor movies, and the annual pow wow at Queens County Farm Museum. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this July
Find free and low-cost family and kids' events in Brooklyn this July, including fireworks in Park Slope, outdoor movies in Brooklyn Heights, and free outdoor family programs in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (read the story...)

Fun July 4 Events in Brooklyn
Check out these fun Fourth of July cultural events for kids happening in Brooklyn and nearby, including historical activities in Prospect Park and Historic Richmond Town's holiday celebration. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield this July
Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield County, CT this July, including fun family events in Bridgeport, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Wilton, Westport, Weston, and beyond. (read the story...)

Historical Activities in Fairfield County this Summer
Fun and low-cost historical events happening this summer in Connecticut, including history tours and activities in Fairfield, Mashantucket, Norwalk, Rowayton, and Wilton. (read the story...)

Hunt for Waldo in Queens!
Waldo is hiding out in 20 stores across Astoria and Long Island City this July. Join the scavenger hunt to win prizes and celebrate Waldo's 25th anniversary. (read the story...)

Broadway Review: 'Peter and the Starcatcher'
In Broadway's Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher,' we learn how Peter Pan earned his flight credentials and how a mustachioed pirate became Captain Hook. Is the show for kids? Yes and no, says our theater critic. (read the story...)

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Rockland
Check out these free outdoor summer concert series in Rockland County, NY, hosted by Clarkstown, Nyack, Stony Point, and Suffern in July and August. Each offers a variety of family-friendly music. (read the story...)

4th of July Fireworks and Festivals in Westchester
UPDATED JUNE 2013: Find out where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Westchester County, NY, from White Plains to Katonah and beyond. Plus, get the details on fun July 4 festivals for families in the area. (read the story...)

Father's Day Fun on Long Island
Looking for something fun to do for Father's Day on Long Island? Try one of these free/low-cost and family-friendly events, including everything from story time to fishing. (read the story...)

Father's Day Fun in Manhattan
Looking for something fun to do on Father's Day in Manhattan? Here are some free and low-cost activities that dads and kids will love. (read the story...)

Summer Fun in the Shade
This summer, whether it’s a rainy day or you’re trying to take a break from the sun, there are plenty of fun indoor activities to keep your child active, healthy, and anything but bored. (read the story...)

Fun Things to Do for Father's Day in Queens
Find fun things to do with your dad this Father's Day in Queens, including a car show, a blues concert, and a workshop where kids can create a special gift. (read the story...)

Father's Day Fun in Brooklyn
Looking for something fun to do with Dad this Father's Day? Check out our roundup of family-friendly events in Brooklyn this June that dads are sure to love. (read the story...)


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516-466-7867
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