UPDATED MARCH 2016: 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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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" 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.
Wondering where to celebrate the 2013 Chinese Lunar New Year in New York City? Here are 24 fun and low-cost family events in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, including festivals at museums, libraries, and cultural centers in Chinatown and across the city.
These 15 fun kids events in Queens this February include Valentine's Day programs, Black History Month activities, family shows, and what to do on school vacation in Astoria, Bayside, Corona, Douglaston, Flushing, Jamaica, Queens Village, and Whitestone.
These 5 fun and low-cost Black History Month events for kids in Queens this February include performances, family workshops, and historical exhibits in Bayside, Corona, Jamaica, and Flushing.
Our list of 17 fun things to do with kids in Brooklyn this February includes a film festival, concerts and shows, and where to celebrate Black History Month in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Boerum Hill, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Park Slope, and Prospect Heights.
Check out these 12 fun events celebrating Black History Month in Brooklyn this February, including family shows and kids' workshops in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Park Slope, and Prospect Heights.
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2016: A comprehensive selection of kid-friendly museums in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester County, Rockland County, Long Island (Nassau County and Suffolk County), Fairfield County, CT, and beyond. Our museum guide features science exhibits, nature, transportation and technology innovation, and art exhibits; you'll find something for every member of your family.
These 15 fun and low-cost events for kids in Fairfield County, CT, this February include family shows, Valentine's Day activities, and more in Fairfield, Bridgeport, Greenwich, Norwalk, Westport, Wilton, and nearby in Hartford.
These 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY, and northern Bergen County, NJ, include Presidents Day, Black History, and Chinese New Year events in East Rutherford, Paramus, West Nyack, Cornwall, Haverstraw, Garnerville, Airmont, Suffern, and Upper Nyack.
These 15 fun and low-cost kids' events in Westchester County, NY, include activities celebrating Black History Month, Valentine's Day events for kids, things to do during Presidents Week/February school vacation, and more in Croton-on-Hudson, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, Chappaqua, South Salem, and Tarrytown.
At the Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Center in Airmont, NY, more recently known as the Town of Ramapo Challenger Center, kids can become astronauts for a day and families can go on space missions to the moon, Mars, and beyond.