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United Way of Westchester and Putnam Installs First Born Learning Trail in Westchester County
Westchester County's first Born Learning Trail, developed by the United way of Westchester and Putnam, has opened at the Kensico Dam, offering families a new educational outdoor activity in Tarrytown, New York. (read the story...)

September 11 Memorial Events in the NYC Area
Find memorial events for the 10th anniversary of 9/11 in NYC and near the city, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Nassau County, Long Island - September 2011
We've hand-picked the best things to do with kids in Nassau County, Long Island, from our September 2011 calendar of events. This month, don't miss Sesame Street Live's newest show when it stops by the Nassau Coliseum; learn about the environment at Old Westbury Garden's Kidsfest; celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and check out a new whimsical exhibit at the Long Island Children's Museum; and give back with two great charity events at Jones Beach: the Long Island Heart Walk and the Bethpage Ocean to Sound Relay. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Suffolk County, Long Island - September 2011
We've hand-picked the best things to do with kids in Suffolk from our September calendar. This month, celebrate the fast-approaching fall with a few fairs and festivals, like a Barn Dance in Riverhead, a Fall Festival and Craft Show on the North Fork, and Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck's annual BBQ and Duck Race in Center Moriches; don't miss Sesame Street Live's newest show when it stops by the Nassau Coliseum; check out top local players at the Usdan Center's chess tournament; and stop by The Art League of Long Island in Dix Hills for an inventive exhibit featuring the work of artist Richard Gachot. (read the story...)

September 11 Memorial Events on Long Island
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Here, we've rounded up several memorial and remembrance events on Long Island this September that are appropriate for families and children. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan - September 2011
We've hand-picked the most fun things to do with kids in Manhattan from our September 2011 calendar of free and low-cost family events. See the kid-friendly side of Warhol in a new exhibit at the 92nd Street Y; celebrate the legendary Ezra Jack Keats at the Jewish Museum's new exhibit; catch a release party for The Jimmies' new CD or Brian Selznick's highly anticipated new children's book, "Wonderstruck"; and get your kids cooking at the NYC Wine & Food Festival, which kicks off at the end of the month. (read the story...)

September 11 Memorial Events in Manhattan
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Here, we've rounded up several memorial and remembrance events in NYC that are appropriate for families and children. (read the story...)

What to Do with Kids in Mystic, Connecticut
Take the family to nearby Mystic, Connecticut, a coastal New England town with a big history, small-town charm, and maritime culture. Read on for exciting descriptions of such Mystic attractions as the Pequot Museum, the Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, and much more. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield County CT - September 2011
We've hand-picked the best events for kids in Fairfield County, Connecticut, from our September 2011 calendar. This month, catch a few family-friendly shows, like Phineas and Ferb live on stage in Bridgeport, a ballroom showcase in Fairfield, Kicking Daisies in concert in Ridgefield, Skippyjon Jones the musical in Westport, and The Laughing Pizza in concert in Rowayton. You can also enjoy the season's harvest at an oyster festival in Norwalk, hang out with pirates at the Maritime Aquarium, and participate in fundraising runs in Wesport and Norwalk. Read on for all the details! (read the story...)

September 11 Memorial Events in Fairfield County CT
Commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks this September at this family-appropriate events in Fairfield County, Connecticut. We've also included several memorial events in NYC that are suitable for the whole family. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Queens - September 2011
We've hand-picked the best kids' events in Queens from our September 2011 calendar. Among tons of family-friendly things to do this month, our top picks include Sesame Street Live at the Nassau Coliseum, the New York City Honey Festival at Rockaway Beach, the Queens County Fair at the Queens County Farm Museum, an overnight adventure at the Queens Zoo, and a special Muppets program at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. (read the story...)

September 11 Memorial Events in Queens
This September marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Commemorate the events with your family at these memorial events in and near Queens. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn - September 2011
We've handpicked the best things to do with kids in Brooklyn from our September 2011 calendar. Check out this month's best events, including the annual Brooklyn Book Festival, a kids' film festival on Governors Island, the Richmond County Fair on nearby Staten Island, a fundraising walk for Prospect Park, and the Urban Parent Expo in Brooklyn Heights. (read the story...)

September 11 Memorial Events in Brooklyn
Commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with these family-appropriate memorial events in the Brooklyn area, including the Run to Remember on Governors Island, a spiritual concert at Church of Saint Ann, and a family art project at Wave Hill in the Bronx. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Westchester County NY - September 2011
We've selected the best family events in Westchester County, New York, from our September 2011 calendar. This month, don't miss the Yorktown Grange Fair (including the tractor parade and dog show), a Chinese festival in North Salem, the John Jay Homestead Barn Dance and Country Fair in Katonah, and a special family day at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers. (read the story...)

September 11 Memorial Events in Westchester County NY
Westchester County families can commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks at several local memorial events. Read on for details. (read the story...)

Six Ways For Kids to Create Lasting Memories With Their Grandparents
Marriage and family therapist Sharon Nolfi lists six activities and ways for kids to stay in touch with their grandparents. (read the story...)

'Traces' Delights Families With Acrobatics, Music, and Comedy
7 Fingers, a Montreal-based performance art troupe unleashes its latest creation, 'Traces,' to New York City audiences. Having recently performed on 'America's Got Talent,' 'Traces' features an impressive mixture of gravity-defying acrobatics, contemporary music, comedic banter, and much more. (read the story...)

Five Fabulous Life Lessons Kids Learn from The Ohmies
Kiddie musical theater troupe The Ohmies expertly pack valuable life lessons and healthy tips into each performance in the form of dancing, tumbling, yoga, stretching, and colorful costumes. Check out our list of the important lessons kids can take away from an Ohmies performance after they boogie down on the yoga mat. (read the story...)

Volunteer Events on 9/11: Helping Homeless Americans
Get your kids involved in a Family-to-Family sponsored volunteer project on September 11 to help homeless Americans in your community. (read the story...)

Volunteer with Your Kids in the Community this Year
Volunteering with your kids in the community brings a sense of pride and satisfaction. Helping others and getting involved in charities also presents a bonding experience for the whole family. Find out why you should and how you can donate time with your kids in a fun way this year (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Nassau County, Long Island this August
We've handpicked the best family events in Nassau County, Long Island from our August 2011 calendar. Check out the top events to bring your kids to this month, including a performance of "Jack and the Beanstalk" in Westbury, a 3D art workshop at the Nassau County Museum of Art, a variety of children's theater shows throughout the county (including "The Jungle Book" and "Dora the Explorer LIVE"), and the popular Long Island Scottish Games and Festival at Old Westbury Gardens. (read the story...)

Why It's Important For Siblings to Cheer Each Other On
In her new book "Tending the Family Heart," Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker discusses why it's important for siblings to attend each other's sports games, dance recitals, and other extracurricular activities. (read the story...)

How To Encourage Siblings to Attend Each Other's Events
In her new book "Tending the Family Heart," Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker lists a few easy ways to encourage siblings to attend each other's sports games, dance recitals, and other extracurricular activities. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Suffolk County, Long Island this August
We've hand-picked the best family events from our August 2011 calendar. Check out the top events to bring your kids to this month, including a princess tea party in Amityville, a performance by Billy Bones in Westhampton Beach, a jam-making workshop for tots in Riverhead, a Bari Koral concert in Bridgehampton, and a silly silent film in Huntington. (read the story...)


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