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14 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this May

14 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this May

We've picked the top 14 things to do with your kids in Manhattan this May, including Super WHY on stage on the Upper West Side, the NYRR Youth Jamboree on Randalls Island, the annual HOWL Festival in the East Village, and several Mother's Day events.

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this May

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this May

Get details on fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this May, including the annual Mamas Expo in Flushing, the return of the Big Apple Circus to Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows, the 2013 Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, and more.

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this May

13 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this May

Looking for fun things to do with your kids in Brooklyn this May? Our list includes the County Fair in Marine Park, a Cajun music festival in Columbia Heights, a fun concert in Prospect Heights, and more family events throughout the borough.

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Kids

The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Kids

Free play is beneficial to all kids, but nature-based play is even better because it allows children to develop a range of science, math, and engineering skills.

22 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in NYC

22 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in NYC

Our list of 22 fun and low-cost things to do for Mother's Day 2013 in New York City includes outdoor activities, special shows, kids' workshops, and more things to do for the holiday in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

16 Fun Things to Do this May in Fairfield County, CT

16 Fun Things to Do this May in Fairfield County, CT

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield County, CT, this May includes the Ringling Bros. circus, a new dinosaur exhibit, and Mother's Day events in Bridgeport, Danbury, Fairfield, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, Weston, and Wilton.

6 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in Fairfield County, CT

6 Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day in Fairfield County, CT

Our guide to fun Mother's Day events in Fairfield County, Connecticut, includes Mother's Day crafts, free admission for moms at local museums, and more in Bridgeport, Danbury, Fairfield, Norwalk, and Wilton.

Theater Review: Off Broadway's 'Old Hats'

Theater Review: Off Broadway's 'Old Hats'

"Old Hats," the Off Broadway show by comedy duo Bill Irwin and David Shiner, combines old-school vaudeville with live music and modern technology for a mostly family-friendly show brimming with irony and hilarity.

Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, CT, is the first aerial adventure park in the New York City area. It features five acres of tree platforms, rope bridges, zip lines, and aerial trails for climbers as young as 5 years old.

21 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this May

21 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this May

Find fun and low-cost things to do with your family in Westchester County this May, including spring fairs and festivals, family shows, and more in Mamaroneck, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, White Plains, Yorktown Heights, and beyond.

14 Fun Mother's Day Events in Westchester

14 Fun Mother's Day Events in Westchester

Looking for fun things to do for Mother's Day in Westchester County, NY? Our list includes Mother's Day crafts, shows, and outdoor activities in Katonah, Montrose, Mount Kisco, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, South Salem, Tuckahoe, White Plains, and Yonkers.

12 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this May

12 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this May

This May, fun and low-cost family events in Rockland County, NY, include a sheep shearing festival in Paramus, NJ; the March for Babies in Pearl River; the Bossy Frog Band in Nyack; and Mother's Day events in Rockland, Orange, and Bergen counties.

7 Mother's Day Events in Rockland

7 Mother's Day Events in Rockland

Looking for things to do for Mother's Day in Rockland County, NY? You can make a Mother's Day Gift in New City, Orangeburg, or West Nyack; treat Mom to a Mother's Day brunch in Pomona; or enjoy an outdoor Mother's Day event in Cornwall, the Bronx, or Tenafly, NJ.

Participate in Screen-Free Week as a Family

Participate in Screen-Free Week as a Family

Take a step back and assess your family's technology use and take on the screen-free week challenge by turning off your TVs and iPhones to spend more time outdoors and increase quality family time.

The Importance of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

The Importance of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

The annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day presents an opportunity for more than just schmoozing by the water cooler—it can help expand your child’s horizons.

25 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this April

25 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this April

Our list of 25 fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island this April includes family and children's shows, Earth Day events, outdoor activities, and more in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including Amityville, Bayshore, Bellmore, Centerport, Cold Spring Harbor, East Islip, Garden City, Huntington, Old Westbury, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Uniondale, and Wantagh.

14 Earth Day Events for Kids on Long Island

14 Earth Day Events for Kids on Long Island

These fun and low-cost Earth Day events for kids and families on Long Island include Earth Day crafts, festivals, volunteer activities, and more in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including Baldwin, Cold Spring Harbor, East Islip, Glen Cove, Garden City, Manorville, Oyster Bay, Plandome, Riverhead, and Roslyn.

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this April

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this April

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this April includes Earth Day activities, family shows and concerts, and family events at the Tribeca Film Festival. Find fun events from Union Square to Midtown, Lincoln Center, the Upper East Side, and the Upper West Side.

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this April

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this April

Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this April? Check out our roundup of family shows, Earth Day festivals and events, and more in Astoria, Broad Channel, Douglaston, Floral Park, Flushing, and Jamaica.

13 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this April

13 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this April

If you're looking for fun and low-cost things to do with your kids in Brooklyn this April, check our roundup for family shows and concerts, Earth Day events, and more in Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Manhattan Beach, Midwood, Park Slope, and Prospect Heights.

20 Earth Day 2013 Events in New York City

20 Earth Day 2013 Events in New York City

Our list of 20 fun kids' events for Earth Day 2013 in New York City includes Earth Day and Arbor Day festivals, outdoor programs and volunteering events, and shows about Earth Day in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

15 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this April

15 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this April

Our list of 15 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut this April includes Pirate Days in Mystic; Earth Day events in Bridgeport, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport; and family shows in Bridgeport, New Haven, Ridgefield, and Westport.

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this April

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this April

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY, this April includes Earth Day events, family shows, sheep shearing, and more in Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Pocantico Hills, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, and Yonkers.

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Connecticut

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Connecticut

Looking for things to do with your kids on Earth Day in Connecticut? Our 2013 roundup of fun Earth Day events includes a zoo festival in Bridgeport, family volunteer project in Stamford, special story time at the aquarium in Norwalk, and Earth Day crafts in Westport and nearby in the Bronx.

21 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this April

21 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this April

Our list of 21 fun things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY, this April includes Mickey's Music Festival, the beginning of street fair season in Nyack and Suffern, and Earth Day events in Bear Mountain, Blauvelt, Congers, Cornwall, Haverstraw, Montebello, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Pearl River, Pomona, Spring Valley, and Stony Point.




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