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Brooklyn Activities and Events for Kids and Families - August 2011
Check out the top activities for kids that we've selected from our August 2011 calendar of events. This month, go to an outdoor movie in Brooklyn Heights, Williamsburg, Coney Island, or Red Hook; find a free family concert; venture to Governors Island for a Volkswagon festival or the Civil War Weekend; or take the hop to Staten Island to have Breakfast with the Beasts. Whether you're a native or just visiting Brooklyn in August, there's plenty to keep your kids entertained! (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Westchester County NY - August 2011
Check out our favorite events for kids happening this August in Westchester County, New York. You'll find some great things to do as a family, including kids' shows and concerts in Scarsdale and Larchmont, a steamboat festival in Kingston, a special nature program at South Salem's Wolf Conservation Center, a Jewish storytelling performance in Sleepy Hollow, and science and nature workshops for kids aboard the Science Barge in Yonkers. (read the story...)

The Berenstain Bears' New Musical Brings Laughs and Life Lessons to NYC Kids
"The Berenstain Bears LIVE! in Family Matters the Musical" hits Manhattan after a 35-city theater tour, bringing the classic children's books to life on stage. (read the story...)

Best Beaches for Families in Westchester County, NY
Enjoy the miles of coastline in Westchester County, New York, at these family-friendly beaches. (read the story...)

July Family Activities in Fairfield County CT
We've rounded up the best family events happening this July in Fairfield County, CT. Check out these great activities with your kids this month. (read the story...)

Where to Celebrate Fourth of July in Fairfield County CT
There are plenty of events offering history, music, and fireworks throughout the Fourth of July Weekend in Fairfield County, CT. Check out these patriotic activities for kids and families. (read the story...)

NYC Kids' Theater: 'The Ohmies: Morning Wish Garden'
The Ohmies combine song, dance, adventure, and yoga moves in their interactive summer show at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in Manhattan. (read the story...)

Queens Events for Kids: July 2011
We've rounded up the best July events for kids and families in Queens. Find fun things to do throughout the month. (read the story...)

Bronx Zoo Debuts New LEGO Exhibit for Summer
LEGOs take over the Bronx Zoo this summer in an interactive new exhibit that's perfect for families. (read the story...)

What to Do with Kids in Brooklyn: July 2011 Family Events
We've rounded up the best July events for kids and families in Brooklyn. Find fun things to do throughout the month. (read the story...)

Broadway in Bryant Park 2011 Summer Series
Broadway in Bryant Park's summer series, presented by 106.7 Lite FM, will include a host of family-friendly performances this July and August. Bring the kids for a taste of some of Broadway's best shows in a manageable, one-hour dose. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
The Fort Montgomery State Historic Site in Orange County, a short trip from nearly anywhere in the New York City area, offers visitors a glimpse into the Revolutionary War battle over the Hudson Highlands. Read on for the site's family-friendly attractions. (read the story...)

Fun, Creative, and Educational Summer Activities for Kids in the New York City Area
Once school lets out for the summer, kids are always looking for something fun, interesting, or creative to do. After all, there are only so many TV reruns to watch and video games to play before the "I’m bored!” cries begin. Even in the summer, parents still have time to encourage their kids to do something special (and maybe even a little educational) this year. (read the story...)

Fourth of July Events in Westchester County, NY
Check out our picks for the best way to celebrate Independence Day with your family this year in Westchester County, New York. (read the story...)

July 2011 Family Activities in Westchester County, NY: Our Top Picks
Check out the best events happening this July in Westchester County, NY. You'll find shows, concerts, festivals, and more for kids and families. (read the story...)

The Summer Trip Pep Talk for Kids
As parents, we save all year and make sacrifices for a summer family trip, so expectations are high come vacation time. Here are a few strategies from an experienced mom on how to make your vacation with the kids as smooth and memorable as possible. (read the story...)

2011 New Rochelle Farmers Market Opens
The New Rochelle Farmers Market opens for its third season of delicious locally grown food and vibrant locally based atmosphere on Friday, June 17, 2011, at the Library Green. (read the story...)

NYC Theater Review: 'Zarkana' is Cirque du Soleil's Latest, Outrageous Hit
The famous Cirque du Soleil launches its newest show, "Zarkana," at Radio City Music Hall in NYC with all the troupe's signature razzle dazzle -- and then some. (read the story...)

How To Honor America This Fourth Of July
With July 4th fast approaching, Americans again have the opportunity to show their community spirit. Whether it's bringing back patriotic parades, volunteering at schools and places of worship, or honoring the brave men and women who protect us, there are many easy ways to help your town. (read the story...)

A 'See-Worthy' Festival in Port Washington, NY
Celebrate the nautical heritage and artistic talent of Long Island at the 21st Annual HarborFest Dock Day and Craft Festival in Port Washington this June. (read the story...)

Queens Zoo Welcomes Olympia the Elk
The Wildlife Conservation Society's Queens Zoo embraced a new tenant in May: Olympia the Roosevelt elk. (read the story...)

Kids Bowl Free this Summer
Through the nationwide program Kids Bowl Free, bowling alleys across the country are giving kids two free games each day throughout the summer. (read the story...)

How to Throw a Great BBQ
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, nothing spells family summer party quite like a great bbq and cookout. So grab the kids, buy the burgers and dogs, light up the grill, and prepare to start the summer off right. With so many tasty bbq recipes and fun party themes, you and your family just might be grilling all summer long. (read the story...)

Fun Summer Events for Families with Dogs in Fairfield County, CT
If you have a canine in the family, check out these June activities in Fairfield County, CT, that are both kid-friendly and dog-friendly. (read the story...)

Celebrate Connecticut Trails Day in Fairfield County with Your Family
Connecticut Trails Day 2011, part of National Trails Day, will be celebrated June 4-5 this year. If you're in Fairfield County, CT that weekend, check out these kid-friendly outdoor activities and nature walks. (read the story...)

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