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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...)

CT Open House Day
June 9 is the 8th annual Connecticut Open House Day, when museums and cultural establishments all over CT will roll out the red carpet, offering free admission and special incentives. (read the story...)

SPY Exhibit Hits NYC with Plenty of Kid-Friendly Features
SPY: The Secret World of Espionage opens at Discovery Times Square in NYC, giving kids and families a fun and interactive peek into the world of CIA intelligence. (read the story...)

Broadway Review: Disney's 'Newsies!'
From fact to film to Broadway, Disney's "Newsies!" on stage in New York City is a mega-musical with energy to spare. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Green Chimneys
Green Chimneys, the nonprofit based in Brewster, NY, strives to educate and heal its visitors and students through animal therapy and nature activities. Get the scoop on its family programs and fun festivals, including the popular Birds of Prey day. (read the story...)

Fun Things to Do for Mother's Day on Long Island
Wondering what to do on Mother's Day on Long Island? Check out our roundup of fun and family-friendly things to do for the holiday, including local places that offer free admission and specials. (read the story...)

Mother's Day Fun in Manhattan
Celebrate Mother's Day in Manhattan with these fun family events. Bring mom to brunch or a concert, impress her by learning your manners, or take a tour of a Mother's Day-themed museum exhibit. (read the story...)

How to Plan a Safe, Stress-Free, and Fun Family Vacation
Planning a family vacation? Whether you're plotting a weekend getaway or a longer trip with your kids, get experts tips to make your vacation safe, stress-free, and most of all, fun for everyone! (read the story...)

Fun Day Trips for Families Near NYC
Check out our picks for the best day and weekend trips, short road trips, and mini vacations in the New York City area. These kid-friendly destinations are within easy traveling distance and offer fun for the whole family. (read the story...)

Midtown's Magic Carpet Ride
"The Amazing Max and the Box of Interesting Things" is an NYC show with Vegas flair, welcoming kids into a world of quirky and energetic magic that they (and their parents) won't soon forget. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
A National Landmark, the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in the Bronx is a cultural haven hidden away from the bustle of the borough that offers plenty of fun festivals and activities for families throughout the year. (read the story...)

For Moms and Their 'Little Women'
A two-day trip to Concord, Massachusetts and the home of Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women, is a great way to commemorate Mother’s Day -- or any other time set aside just for the girls. Explore this weekend getaway and experience unforgettable memories, "Little Women"-style. (read the story...)

Community Cleanups in Rockland for Earth Day
Looking for a way to give back on Earth Day? Join a Community Cleanup in Congers, Nanuet, Nyack, Pearl River, Spring Valley, or Stony Point this April. These kid-friendly volunteer events are sponsored by Keep Rockland Beautiful, a nonprofit partner of Keep America Beautiful that helps volunteers beautify their neighborhoods. (read the story...)

'Alice in Wonderland' on MacDougal Street
Our theater editor reviews a new Off-Broadway musical version of 'Alice in Wonderland' presented by the Literally Alive Children's Theatre group at the Players Theatre in NYC. Join her on a magical, musical underground adventure for theatergoers young and old, down a most awesome rabbit hole in the heart of Greenwich Village. (read the story...)

Happy 100th Birthday, Oreo!
Oreo just celebrated its 100th birthday, and to celebrate, we have a delicious Oreo recipe, some Oreo trivia, and also consider the question: how can we let kids "be kids"--and how can adults get in on the fun, too? (read the story...)

Sensory Friendly Screening of The Lorax
AMC Theatres partners with the Autism Society to provide monthly sensory-friendly screenings of kid's movies in an accepting, safe environment. (read the story...)

Fun St. Patrick's Day Events for Kids in Nassau
Find fun things to do with your kids to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in our roundup of festive events happening across Nassau County, Long Island this March. Whether you want to create a St. Paddy's Day craft or learn about Irish music and culture (or both!), you'll find all the details here on fun and affordable family activities in your area. (read the story...)


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