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'Bunnicula': The Ultimate Hare-Raising Musical

'Bunnicula': The Ultimate Hare-Raising Musical

Bunnicula, the popular book series by James and Deborah Howe, is brought to the stage of the DR2 Theatre in Manhattan in a new musical brimming with mystery, music, and wit. Both fans of the books and kids who are new to the story will find something to love in this show.

What to Watch at the 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival

What to Watch at the 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival

The 2013 New York International Children's Film Festival will present more than 100 children's films and shorts at several theaters in Manhattan this March. Here, a sneak peek at the movies you won't want to miss.

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this March

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this March

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island this March includes Easter egg hunts, the Ringling Bros. circus and other family shows, spring break events, and more in Cold Spring Harbor, Elmont, Great Neck, Glen Cove, Huntington, Medford, North Babylon, Northport, Oakdale, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Uniondale, and Westbury.

Easter Egg Hunts and Where to Meet the Easter Bunny on Long Island

Easter Egg Hunts and Where to Meet the Easter Bunny on Long Island

There are many fun Easter events for kids on Long Island this year, including Easter egg hunts, Easter Bunny visits, and Easter shows in Cold Spring Harbor, Elmont, Garden City, Great Neck, Glen Cove, Medford, North Babylon, Oakdale, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Syosset, and Westbury.

12 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this March

12 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this March

Our list of 12 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this March includes the annual Kids Food Festival, Easter egg hunts, Disney's new show at Madison Square Garden, a new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History, and two fun family concerts.

Easter Egg Hunts and More in Manhattan

Easter Egg Hunts and More in Manhattan

Easter comes early this year, on March 31, but don't let the chilly weather stop you from getting in the holiday spirit. Here are several fun Easter events for kids, including Easter egg hunts and places to meet the Easter Bunny in Manhattan.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Queens

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Queens

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Queens that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Brooklyn

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Brookyln that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Westchester County, NY

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Westchester County, NY

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Westchester County that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Rockland County, NY

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Rockland County that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this March

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this March

Our roundup of 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this March includes Cirque du Soleil's new show, Bubblemania, Easter egg hunts, and more in Bayside, Jamaica, Floral Park, Flushing, Kew Gardens, and Long Island City.

Easter Events for Kids in Queens

Easter Events for Kids in Queens

Find out where to see the Easter Bunny and go on Easter egg hunts in Queens this March. Our list includes low-cost and kid-friendly events in Jamaica, Flushing, Long Island City, and nearby in Garden City on Long Island.

7 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this March

7 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this March

Our list of 7 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this March includes shows by the Paper Bag Players, Ringling Bros. circus, Vanessa Trien, and more fun events in Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Manhattan Beach, Midwood, and Prospect Heights.

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Connecticut this March

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Connecticut this March

Our roundup of 15 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut this March includes family shows, maple sugaring events, and Easter egg hunts in Bridgeport, Danbury, Fairfield, New Haven, New Milford, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, Southport, West Redding, Wesport, and Wilton.

11 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this March

11 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this March

Our roundup of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY, this March includes the Ringling Bros. circus, YouthFest 2013, maple sugaring, and one big St. Patrick's Day parade in Chestnut Ridge, Northvale, Pearl River, Spring Valley, Suffern, West Nyack, and nearby in East Rutherford, Engelwood, and Tenafly, New Jersey.

21 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this March

21 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this March

Check out our roundup of 21 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY, this March, including many maple sugaring festivals, spring break activities, and a St. Patrick's Day Parade in Chappaqua, Irvington, Scarsdale, Somers, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe, and White Plains.

Where to Go Maple Sugaring Near NYC: Southeast NY and Connecticut

Where to Go Maple Sugaring Near NYC: Southeast NY and Connecticut

UPDATED Feb. 4, 2014: Maple sugaring is a favorite family activity during February and March in Southeast New York and Connecticut. Here's a list of where to go maple sugaring in Connecticut as well as Orange County, Putnam County, Rockland County, and Westchester County in New York.

Jane Lynch Will Join Broadway's 'Annie' in May

Jane Lynch Will Join Broadway's 'Annie' in May

Award-winning actress Jane Lynch of the hit show "Glee" will make her Broadway debut May 16 as Ms. Hannigan in the current revival of "Annie" playing at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

2013 Winter Festivals in New York State

2013 Winter Festivals in New York State

Celebrate winter at these family-friendly festivals and carnivals across New York State, from a Winterfest on Long Island to a month-long Winter Carnival in Lake George, a wine and dessert festival in the Finger Lakes, an ice wine celebration near Rochester, and more.

Lego Lovers Rejoice: Legoland Opens in Yonkers

Lego Lovers Rejoice: Legoland Opens in Yonkers

Legoland, a popular Lego-themed attraction, is set to open in Yonkers. The location offers birthday parties for children in Westchester County and features a 4-D theater, two Lego-themed rides, and a café.

PBS Kids' 'Dinosaur Train' Will Air One-Hour Special on Presidents Day

PBS Kids' 'Dinosaur Train' Will Air One-Hour Special on Presidents Day

PBS Kids will air a special one-hour episode of 'Dinosaur Train' on Presidents Day called 'Submarine Adventure,' in which kids will learn about the Shonisaurus, Archelon turtles, and more prehistoric creatures.

28 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this February

28 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this February

Our list of 28 fun and low-cost kids' events on Long Island this February includes Valentine's Day events, Presidents Week programs, and family shows in Amityville, Babylon, Bellmore, Centerport, Garden City, Greenvale, Montauk, Port Washington, Riverhead, Roslyn Harbor, Southampton, Uniondale, and beyond.

16 Fun Valentine's Day Events for Kids on Long Island

16 Fun Valentine's Day Events for Kids on Long Island

These 16 fun and low-cost Valentine's Day events for kids on Long Island include craft workshops, baking and cooking classes, and more in Amityville, Cold Spring Harbor, Floral Park, Garden City, Glen Cove, Hicksville, Oyster Bay, Plainview, Port Washington, Riverhead, Westhampton, and Yaphank.

23 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this February

23 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this February

Our list of 23 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this February includes Valentine's Day events, Chinese New Year festivals, Sesame Street Live, and more in Lower Manhattan, Chinatown, SoHo, West Village, Midtown, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Morningside Heights.

'Annie' Shines on Broadway

'Annie' Shines on Broadway

"Annie" the musical, now playing on Broadway, is winning over a new generation of kids who connect with Annie's spirit and classic rags-to-riches tale. Our theater critic goes behind the scenes with Katie Finneran, who plays the comically villainous Ms. Hannigan.




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