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7 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this January

7 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this January

Fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY in January 2013, including family shows and winter-themed activities in Elmsford, Irvington, Mamaroneck, Scarsdale, White Plains, and beyond.

Where to Go Sledding in Westchester

Where to Go Sledding in Westchester

UPDATED DECEMBER 2013: Looking for places to go sledding in Westchester County, NY? Here's a list of 8 sledding hills, including spots that allow sledders in Cortlandt, Cross River, Scarsdale, Somers, White Plains, Yonkers, and Yorktown Heights.

13 Free Admission Days at National Parks in 2013

13 Free Admission Days at National Parks in 2013

There will be 13 dates in 2013 when more than 2,000 national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and other public lands will be open with free admission. These fee-free days include The 13 Fee Free Days in 2013 include Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 21), National Public Lands Day (Sept. 28), and Veterans Day Weekend (Nov. 9-11).

The Top 10 Best Places To Meet Santa In Manhattan

The Top 10 Best Places To Meet Santa In Manhattan

Have your kids been waiting all year to sit on Santa's lap? It's finally the holiday season and now is the time to take your kids to meet Santa. Lucky for parents, there are many options to meet Santa all around Manhattan. We've put together the top 10 places to meet Santa in Manhattan this December.

Family Outing: Katonah Museum of Art

Family Outing: Katonah Museum of Art

The Katonah Museum of Art in Bedford, NY, is a non-collecting museum that hosts about a dozen art exhibits each year and corresponding programs for kids and families such as guided tours, story times, art programs, family days, and school vacation programs.

8 Fun Things to Do Inside

8 Fun Things to Do Inside

When the weather keeps you inside, grab this handy list of fun activities—with items found in the house—to keep your kids from saying, "I'm bored."

Top 15 Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this December

Top 15 Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this December

Here are 15 fun and low-cost things to do with your kids on Long Island in December 2012, including holiday shows and tree lightings, concerts for kids, and more in Cold Spring Harbor, East Hampton, Greenvale, Huntington, Locust Valley, Mount Sinai, Oakdale, Old Westbury, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Rockville Centre, and Sag Harbor.

5 Places to See 'A Christmas Carol' on Long Island This Year

5 Places to See 'A Christmas Carol' on Long Island This Year

Looking for places to see "A Christmas Carol" on Long Island in December 2012? Check out these 5 family-friendly showings of Dickens's classic holiday tale in Bellmore, Northport, Oakdale, and Port Jefferson.

6 Christmas Tree Lighting Festivals on Long Island

6 Christmas Tree Lighting Festivals on Long Island

Looking for Christmas tree-lighting ceremonies on Long Island in December 2012? Here are 6 festivals for families in Centerport, Cold Spring Harbor, East Hampton, North Bellmore, Old Westbury, and Oyster Bay.

Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this December

Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this December

Fun and low-cost (and free!) things to do with kids in Manhattan in December 2012, including holiday shows, sledding, ice-skating, and more in Lincoln Center, Midtown, SoHo, Upper East Side, and Upper West Side.

Where to Go Sledding in Manhattan

Where to Go Sledding in Manhattan

A list of the 6 best hills for sledding in Manhattan, including three on the Upper East Side, two on the Upper West Side, and one in Hamilton Heights, all of which are overseen by the New York City Parks Department.

Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Queens this December

Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Queens this December

Here are 11 fun things to do with kids in Queens in December 2012, including free holiday events, a new movie-themed exhibit, ad more in Astoria, Bayside, Douglaston, Floral Park, Flushing, Jamaica, and Kew Gardens.

Top 7 Things to Do in Brooklyn this December

Top 7 Things to Do in Brooklyn this December

Fun and low-cost (and free!) things to do with kids in Brooklyn this December, including family shows, holiday events, and more in Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Dyker Heights, Fort Greene, Gowanus, and Greenpoint.

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield this December

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield this December

Ten fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield County, CT this December, including holiday shows, school vacation activities, and kids concerts in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, Mystic, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, and Westport.

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Rockland this December

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Rockland this December

A list of 10 fun and low-cost (or free!) things to do for kids and families in Rockland County, NY this December, including holiday events, family shows, and more in Airmont, New City, Pomona, Suffern, and West Nyack.

Holiday Events in Rockland County this December

Holiday Events in Rockland County this December

Holiday events for kids in Rockland County, NY, including Christmas and Hanukkah festivals and activities in Pomona, Suffern, West Nyack, and just over the border in Paramus, NJ.

9 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this December

9 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this December

Here are 9 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY this December, including holiday events, family shows, and a free arts day in Ardsley, Chappaqua, Irvington, Katonah, Mamaroneck, Peekskill, Pelham, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, White Plains, and Yonkers.

10 Thanksgiving Traditions to Try

10 Thanksgiving Traditions to Try

Try out a new Thanksgiving tradition with your family this year. This list includes ideas for DIY holiday crafts, fun Thanksgiving-themed games, charitable activities, and more, all of which can help your family show gratitude and give thanks.

Harry Potter and the Times Square Exhibit

Harry Potter and the Times Square Exhibit

Harry Potter: The Exhibition returns to NYC's Times Square for a five-month run, featuring first-round favorites such as the Sorting Hat and Hogwarts' Great Hall as well as many new artifacts from the iconic films.

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend

Almost 400 U.S. national parks will offer free admission to all visitors during Veterans Day weekend, and many will also host special events to commemorate the holiday.

Thousands Volunteer to Make 1940 U.S. Census Data Available Online

Thousands Volunteer to Make 1940 U.S. Census Data Available Online

More than 160,000 people volunteered to index U.S. Census records online as part of the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project, the first national service project of its kind. The 1940 U.S. Census records are now available online for free.

Free Online Game Teaches Kids About Weather Science and Safety

Free Online Game Teaches Kids About Weather Science and Safety

Here in the Northeast, we've had no shortage of severe weather lately. While you're family is hunkered down during a hurricane alert or snowstorm, keep your kids busy with this free, interactive online game that will teach them about severe-weather science and safety.

Top 20 Things to Do on Long Island this November

Top 20 Things to Do on Long Island this November

Fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island this November, including Thanksgiving events, family shows, and more in Amityville, Bellmore, Bethpage, Centerport, East Hampton, East Islip, Glen Cove, Greenvale, Hicksville, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Riverhead, Roslyn Harbor, St. James, and Uniondale.

Thanksgiving Events for Kids on Long Island

Thanksgiving Events for Kids on Long Island

Check out these Thanksgiving-themed events for kids on Long Island, including crafts, classes, and more in Babylon Village, Hicksville, New Hyde Park, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and Yaphank.

Family Outing: The New York Botanical Garden

Family Outing: The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is a fun destination for families, with regular nature programs in the Children's Garden and Family Garden plus a variety of annual events like the Orchid Show and the famous Holiday Train Show.




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